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J.R. 03-06-2000 06:08 PM

Stiffer gas pedal...
 
Hey all,

I was thinking of putting a stiffer throttle return spring on the throttle body of my '98 S-10. It might sound like a stupid idea, but I like the possibility of really having to mash on the pedal, and when you're running desert washes, a quick-responding throttle would be a good idea...

Does anyone know if doing this (I was just going to add on a carbuerator spring to add to stiffness) is going to affect anything in the long haul? I won't do it if it's going to affect my emissions or anything like that.

Thanks.

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**DONOTDELETE** 03-07-2000 02:58 AM

Re: Stiffer gas pedal...
 
I dont think that would effect any thing other than a stiffer throttle at the peddle. If that is what you want go for it.

92 S-10 Blazer 4x4 Vortec 4.3
85 S-15 Pickup 4x4 2.5 iron duke

**DONOTDELETE** 03-07-2000 11:21 PM

Re: Stiffer gas pedal...
 
Just add another spring just like it on there, then mash that there peddle, after all what ever floats your boat. Jason


J.R. 03-08-2000 03:22 AM

Re: Stiffer gas pedal...
 
Well, it's not necessarily just for kicks, don'tcha know. It's more for throttle control and to make sure the throttle doesnt stick when I'm going up a wash (plenty of throttle action going on at this point).

I just wanted to make sure I wasn't messing with something of a mechanical nature that could bite me back later.

Thanks.

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