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PostPosted: October 9, 2012, 5:29 pm 
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I'm looking to get a custom cable made. Who have you guys successfully used recently?

I tried Motion Pro but they must not like me since my voice mails and email have been unanswered.

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PostPosted: October 9, 2012, 8:58 pm 
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Folks like SpeedwayMotors.com sell kits and universal throttle cables. If you look around you should find something nice.

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PostPosted: October 9, 2012, 11:21 pm 
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I use a place that does power take-offs for big trucks, they can make any type of cable you need.

I have a home made tool that puts the square end on an old spiral wrapped speedometer cable from the 30's through 70's. You put the round cable in this two part die and smack the top half with a big hammer. It squishes the round cable into a square groove and bingo the end of the cable is now square and fits into speedometers and drive gears.

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PostPosted: October 25, 2012, 9:13 am 
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i use flanders cables most of the time for all my cable needs .
you can check them out on line at www.flanderscables.com


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PostPosted: October 25, 2012, 11:31 pm 
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Thanks for the input guys. I'm ashamed to admit this but I totally forgot about this thread - Motion Pro called me back about 2 hours after I posted this, I placed the order, and a nice custom cable arrived a few days later.

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It happens. I was initially put off by the people I called first, but they ended up doing a great job. They came highly recommended.

http://www.push-pull.com/

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