kickdown linkage

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  1. khoffman

    khoffman Member

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    Can anyone tell me the proper way to adjust the kickdown linkage on a 65 dart with a 273.
     
  2. oldkimmer

    oldkimmer FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    ........Its all in the fsm............have a buddy hold the gas pedal to the floor,engine off ofcourse, check to make sure the carb goes to wot.....adj kd till u have approx 1/8 in play, test drive, u may need to tweek it either way........happy motoring.....kim......
     
  3. 64_Barracuda

    64_Barracuda Virginia Beach VA

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    Yup second for me, thats the way I do it, on my 64 it has a threaded pushrod. My 65 has the slider on the carb, I think its a little harder to tweak but just the same, WOT -1/8 or so....
     
  4. godfatherofchry

    godfatherofchry Legandary Member Legendary Member

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    yep 1/8 to a 1/4 race ready:cheers:........Artie
     
  5. khoffman

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    Thanks for the help guys. I played with it this weekend and got working just right now.
     
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