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post #1 of 5 Old 09-27-2008, 08:00 AM Thread Starter
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Lokar Kickdown Adjustment ?s

Hey guys, I just installed the Lokar kickdown cable on my project (360/999) and was wondering about the adjustment. Did anybody need to do any adjustment to the length of the cable to work properly? I read the directions and it seemed almost necessary to adjust the length, but after I got the cable hooked up last night, it seemed that I have full range of motion throughout the throttle.

There does seem to be a "empty" area at the top of the kickdown range on the transmission side. The linkage moves freely through the cylce, but at the top of the swing it seems that there is no resistance from the transmission. Does this part of the motion have to be within the range of the throttle? The cable/throttle linkage contains all of the range of the kickdown that has resistance on it.

I hope this all makes sense. Do I need to make more adjustments, or wait till I have it on the road to make final adjustments? Thanks!

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post #2 of 5 Old 09-27-2008, 11:33 AM
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what kind of carb?

see my thread here http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/can-t-get-kickdown-linkage-727-set-right-605641/


i needed a sonnax performance part AS2-02K which for for holley carburetor; there is also one for edelbrock; linkages; it changed the throw of the arm on the carburetor to match the transmission and gets rid of the dead spot and the cable running out of motion and holding the carb back.

http://www.transmissionpartsusa.com/...-000as202k.htm

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post #3 of 5 Old 09-27-2008, 01:03 PM Thread Starter
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I have a Holley 670 TA ontop of an Edlebrock intake. The dead spot is not in the cable, its in the transmission. It doesn't seem that anything is wrong with the tranny, just a range of motion before the kickdown. I have all of the brackets needed for the carb/kickdown. And it seems that everything is working correctly. I was just wondering if anyone running these cable kickdowns had to cut to length / adjust the cable at all, because I think everything is working right out of the box. It came with a whole list of instructions for adjustments that I have not made yet.
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post #4 of 5 Old 09-29-2008, 06:01 AM
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I installed one on my CJ7 yesterday, it worked right out of the box on the Holley TA. No adjustment at all...

Did the 401 swap and finished the break in arond 2:30pm, while it was cooling a little I hooked up the Lokar throttle and trans cable and had it on the road by 4:00pm!! Very impressed...

HTH Dave
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post #5 of 5 Old 09-29-2008, 06:54 AM Thread Starter
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Yeah that Lokar cable is pretty sweet. Install was much easier than expected. All of 3 or 4 minutes. Pretty nifty setup. Thanks.
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