Current Classifieds

1977 Pinto Hatchback Parts

Date: 08/29/2020 05:31 pm
I have a 1977 Cobra body lots of parts here
Date: 04/12/2017 06:57 pm
78 windshield trim
Date: 02/01/2020 08:46 am
wanted a 1979 Pinto or Bobcat front valance
Date: 03/17/2019 10:15 pm
SOME PARTS FOR SALE
Date: 01/11/2017 10:45 am
76 pinto sedan sbc/bbc project for sale $1700 obo

Date: 10/27/2018 03:30 pm
13" Style Steel Trim Rings

Date: 10/09/2020 10:35 pm
FREE PARTS!!

Date: 01/10/2017 02:38 pm
Wanted Dash for Pinto up to 1975
Date: 01/19/2020 09:06 am
1973 Pinto Runabout

Date: 03/25/2019 09:02 pm
'72 Runabout Drivers Side Door Hinge Set
Date: 12/15/2018 02:21 am
Bumper, grill and fender wanted
Date: 12/24/2016 04:13 pm

Author Topic: 2.3 mods part 2  (Read 757 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline slowride

  • Pinto Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 279
  • FeedBack: +18/-0

  • Total Badges: 3
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Windows User Fifth year Anniversary
2.3 mods part 2
« on: April 28, 2014, 08:33:42 PM »
The mods continue. The biggest issue I found with using a Weber 38 is it use the inboard throttle shaft whereas the 32/36 uses the outboard  (primary). That means the rotation is opposite, so rather than dick around with a bellcrank (which only complicates a kickdown), I decided to make the outboard shaft work off the cable.
I had a spare 32/36 which supplied the bracket for the throttle shaft. All I had to do (so far) is grind the staking off the old shaft, drill it to use the little hub on the new "gear" as a center, drill and tap the new shaft to hold the bracket on, and clearance the ear on the throttle spring. I have one more fastener to design to ensure the gear is secured on both sides, but that shouldn't be a big deal. (old 38 bracket on the right is coming off)
I should be able to use the stock cable bracket, cable, and kickdown once it's assembled.