Jump to content


Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!

Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.

We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
  • Say hello and join the conversation
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Classifieds with all sorts of Subaru goodies
  • Photo hosting in our gallery
  • Meet other cool people with cool cars
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Make your life more fulfilling and join today! You and your Subaru won't regret it, we guarantee** it.

* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!

Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!

Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo
- - - - -

HELP!! How do you take a throttle cable out?


  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 hatchsub

hatchsub

    Currently Subaru-less :(

  • Members
  • 2,621 posts
  • Guilford

Posted 11 January 2006 - 09:44 PM

Hey i just swapped from one barrel to two barrel on my EA81 sedan but now i need a new throttle cable cause the old one isnt long enough to reach. How do i get it out though? The book i have (haynes) is very vauge about it. It says to disconnect it on the engine and in the passenger compartment and then push it through the firewall. I cant though. Theres some black cube that is stopping me from pushing it through. Anyone who can help please do. I need my car back by next monday.

#2 Subaru Jim Maple Ridge

Subaru Jim Maple Ridge

    USMB is life!

  • Members
  • 175 posts
  • Maple Ridge, BC, Canada

Posted 11 January 2006 - 10:17 PM

The easiest way is to take the driver's seat out, lay on your back and squeeze the tabs of the black cube together. Then you push those tabs out into the engine box. The cable on the pedal is the easy part.

#3 hatchsub

hatchsub

    Currently Subaru-less :(

  • Members
  • 2,621 posts
  • Guilford

Posted 11 January 2006 - 10:33 PM

Ok thanks. Ill try that tomorrow morning when im fully awake.

#4 Caboobaroo

Caboobaroo

    USMB Drunk

  • Members
  • 6,902 posts
  • Oregon City

Posted 11 January 2006 - 11:14 PM

Make sure you have a good drop light down there too. A fluorescent one works great because they generate very little heat.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users