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Nick

posted on 8/10/19 at 06:46 PM Reply With Quote
Which clutch cable

Clutch cable advice this time. What cable do people use with locost pedal box and type 9 5 speed. I'm sure Sierra used a self adjusting pedal so no need for an adjuster on the cable. As I'm not using Sierra pedal I need a cable with an adjuster.
Any ideas please.

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big_wasa

posted on 8/10/19 at 08:10 PM Reply With Quote
I used a cortina cable for my last one and ive just ordered another for this one.

Escort is very short
Cortina is bit longer
Capri is a bit longer still

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rusty nuts

posted on 8/10/19 at 08:35 PM Reply With Quote
I used a mk2 Escort cable with a locost pedal box and type 9 but use an angled conduit against the bulkhead to get a decent routing for the cable which has a P clip securing it to the engine mounting bracket. Check the Burtonpower website ,shows clutch cable length which may help?
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Nick

posted on 8/10/19 at 08:55 PM Reply With Quote
Awesome. I had looked on Burton. But wasn't sure. Will get one ordered. Cheers people
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voucht

posted on 9/10/19 at 07:44 AM Reply With Quote
I used a Ford Capri clutch cable because it also has a 6mm diameter "eye" end, and is easy to attach to the clutch pedal with a 6mm bolt.

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SJ

posted on 9/10/19 at 08:14 AM Reply With Quote
Capri for me as well.
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rusty nuts

posted on 9/10/19 at 09:31 AM Reply With Quote
quote:
Originally posted by voucht
I used a Ford Capri clutch cable because it also has a 6mm diameter "eye" end, and is easy to attach to the clutch pedal with a 6mm bolt.

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[Edited on 9/10/19 by voucht]


If using a bolt at the pedal end make sure it is not over tightened as it will cause the cable to fracture

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voucht

posted on 9/10/19 at 09:43 AM Reply With Quote
quote:
Originally posted by rusty nuts
quote:
Originally posted by voucht
I used a Ford Capri clutch cable because it also has a 6mm diameter "eye" end, and is easy to attach to the clutch pedal with a 6mm bolt.

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[Edited on 9/10/19 by voucht]


If using a bolt at the pedal end make sure it is not over tightened as it will cause the cable to fracture


Of course. Mine is moving freely around an axle made by the slick part of the 6mm bolt.

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nick205

posted on 9/10/19 at 11:06 AM Reply With Quote
IIRC I used a Capri clutch cable on my MK Indy. MK supplied chasis and pedals with a Pinto and T9 gear box. Worked fine for me.
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