Throttle Cable end
auditude at gmail.com
Thu Jun 22 02:44:19 EDT 2006
I just noticed the throttle body adapter I mentioned before. Added to
their catalog June 14, so it wasn't there before.
No affiliation, other than their catalog basically being my wish list!
On 6/8/06, Kenneth Keith <auditude at gmail.com> wrote:
> A couple of points with this topic. Javad's 034 Motorsport is
> reportedly developing an adapter to bolt on a VR6 throttle body onto a
> 20vt intake manifold. Also, the same folks have released a bored out
> version of the 3B throttle body, as a trade-in type situation. There
> is a larger throttle plate fitted into the enlarged bored, and the
> part-throttle wedge feature is omitted. Perhaps since they are
> trading cores around and doing work on throttle bodies, they can be
> approached to develop an aftermarket solution to the broken throttle
> pulley. Many or most of the products offered by those guys fill a
> niche, and 20vt stuff is a big focus for them. They could machine it
> out of aluminum or delrin or something. Maybe a D feature would need
> to be cut into the shaft, and the new pulley pressed on (maybe pinned,
> My throttle body is okay the last I checked, so I'm not rushing to
> inquire about this, but that's some info perhaps for someone who might
> be interesting is pursuing it.
> "Patrick Anderson" <patrick.anderson1 at comcast.net>
> > So I forget who had the piece that breaks fabbed up out of metal. Do I smell
> > a group buy/fabrication effort like the metal dist. gear? Who was it and can
> > you have more made for the folks that have broken them? I know they
> > mentioned some welding was involved on their solution but maybe some person
> > w/ more time than I could find somebody to make these up for those that need
> > them?
> > My personal MacGyver story....driving home from work....engine suddenly revs
> > to redline and stays there. I turned off the ignition almost instantaneously
> > and coasted into a fire station where I discovered the problem. Walked
> > across the street to a bakery and literaly asked "do you have some tape and
> > a paper clip i can have". Lady gave me a weird look but was kind enough to
> > oblige. Turns out I didn't even need the tape =). Got her home where we were
> > able to implement a slighlty more permanent, although jurry rigged, solution
> > in place that has lasted a couple of years now.
> > Patrick
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Adam Gratz" <adamgratz at gmail.com>
> > > My plastic accelerator cable/throttle body rocker broke off as well. I was
> > > in the hills of above Santa Barbara and had to do a McGyver with some JB
> > > weld. 2 years later, still holding. I did hit the salvage yards and pulled
> > > pieces of an audi 90 that appeared to be identical. I am yet to break off
> > > the JB weld just yet....
> > >
> > > To the Lister that mentioned the S6 throttle body replacement. Did you use
> > > the throttle position switch from the S6 as well? Do you notice any flow
> > > difference with the S6 TB?
> > >
> > > Curious,
> > >
> > > Dr. Gratz
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