280i Throttle Cable Bracket

280i Throttle Cable Bracket

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v8s4me

Original Poster:

6,119 posts

152 months

Thursday 5th October 2017
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Any suggestions as to where I might get a nice shiny bracket to replace this crappy one?


LawrieS

336 posts

49 months

Thursday 5th October 2017
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Plenum looks tidy wink

v8s4me

Original Poster:

6,119 posts

152 months

Thursday 5th October 2017
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Thanks. Just good old fashioned...


phillpot

14,249 posts

116 months

Friday 6th October 2017
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v8s4me said:
Any suggestions as to where I might get a nice shiny bracket
Time for a bit more ........... wink


greymrj

2,940 posts

137 months

Friday 6th October 2017
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Are you criticising that high quality TVR 'designed' bracket! Now you come to mention it 'crappy' isnt a bad description. I have been meaning to conjour one in stainless myself but not got round to it. Incidentally you may find the original* Ford design of interest as it fundamentally stronger
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/36/27/96/362796f246...

  • at least I thought it was! Depends which car the Cologne K Jet came from. That pic appears to be Capri, the Sierra V6 has the cable running from the front, and my old Haynes Sierra manual confirms this. Looks like Ford used a pretty 'crappy' bracket too!!
https://drive-my.com/media/com_easysocial/photos/1...
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sonnylad

1,135 posts

158 months

Tuesday 10th October 2017
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Joe, i have some stainless angled plate you could cut down, may be a bit awkward with just hacksaw.

v8s4me

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6,119 posts

152 months

Tuesday 10th October 2017
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I'll manage. Thanks thumbup

phillpot

14,249 posts

116 months

Tuesday 10th October 2017
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Cheap angle grinder and some slitting discs will make it a lot easier wink

v8s4me

Original Poster:

6,119 posts

152 months

Tuesday 10th October 2017
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phillpot said:
Cheap angle grinder and some slitting discs will make it a lot easier wink
And some new drill bits!

phillpot

14,249 posts

116 months

Tuesday 10th October 2017
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This'll bump the bill up a bit, but must be one of the best things I ever bought. Makes drilling stainless easy smile..... pillar drill

sonnylad

1,135 posts

158 months

Wednesday 11th October 2017
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Ok will grab a piece for you

glenrobbo

11,335 posts

83 months

Wednesday 11th October 2017
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phillpot said:
This'll bump the bill up a bit, but must be one of the best things I ever bought. Makes drilling stainless easy smile.....
Mike,
You seem to be getting rather profligate with Joe's money.
He's not made of shekels, you know! nono

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v8s4me

Original Poster:

6,119 posts

152 months

Monday 16th October 2017
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That's better...



Thanks sonnylad thumbup

sonnylad

1,135 posts

158 months

Monday 16th October 2017
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Wow you made that up quick, looks very good. you taking orders on them yet lol.