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Old 09-23-2001, 07:27 PM
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I am following this discussion closely and plan on making some similar adjustments. Is this the control pressure (Bowden?) cable you are referring too?

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Old 09-24-2001, 01:57 AM
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Where is this adjustment Steve? Is it at the throttle linkage? TO the right of the engine block, and to the left of the washer reservoir on an M104 motor? I glanced over it and couldn't find a 13mm nut? I hate to keep asking... But I would LOVE for it to downshift a little faster too. Sometimes I am going only 18 mph, floor it and it won't kick into first! Talk about frustrating!! It will then rev up to about 32 mph and shift, so I figure if I can floor it at 22mph or so and have it kick into first, that should still be fine. Thanks again for EVERYTHING.

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Old 09-24-2001, 07:45 AM
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I think you are looking at the throttle cable. That would not be what you want to adjust. In this picture you CAN see a cable adjustment though. The black nut at the end of the cable housing; where it attaches to the metal bracket (midway up the washer reservoir).

If I am right about this being the throttle cable, look around, the trans cable is a similar arrangement. Remember, one cable pulls and one is PULLED.
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