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Throttle Pedal Return

Cables and Controls

Vehicle Information: Model: 356 C (Eurospec, Heater boxes, etc.); Year: 1965; Body Type: Coupe; Engine (type, size, modifications): 1600 replacement forged cylinders/pistons; Total Mileage: about 30K on rebuild, 100s of thousands;

When I pulled the trusty beast out of temporary storage for a run and its annual inspection, I noticed that the throttle pedal was reluctant to return the last 1/2 to 3/4 of an inch. It can be easily moved with the tip of the toe. Pedal is free, but linkage seems to hang up, whether the pedal is or is not attached. Tried lubricant on the linkage, cable and bell crank behind the pedal. Any thoughts before I attempt to disassemble the underdash bell crank? Note: I checked carburetor linkage at the engine and it revs and returns freely.

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