clockwise throttle pots

clockwise throttle pots

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ukkid35

4,603 posts

109 months

Wednesday 12th September
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tangerinedream said:
I believe 4.2s use the white ones? What is the difference? Would blue ones work in a 4.2? If so, I might be interested in a set.
White are Anticlockwise, 2 needed by 4.2

Blue are Clockwise, 2 needed by 4.5

SpeedSix needs one of each

TwinKam

1,082 posts

31 months

Wednesday 12th September
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NB direction of rotation refers to viewing the 'D' in the back of the TPS.

tangerinedream

130 posts

36 months

Wednesday 12th September
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ukkid35 said:
tangerinedream said:
I believe 4.2s use the white ones? What is the difference? Would blue ones work in a 4.2? If so, I might be interested in a set.
White are Anticlockwise, 2 needed by 4.2

Blue are Clockwise, 2 needed by 4.5

SpeedSix needs one of each
Got it - thank you!

Juddder

643 posts

120 months

Friday 14th September
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Guys - I have a 4.2 so would need the white ones, but if you search eBay on the 4.5 Ford Part number [88WF 9B989 CA from the parts list] there's a vendor in Turkey selling 9 of them for £32.00 each

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Escort-Granada-Sie...

If you look closely at the image you can see the Ford part number stamped on them so they look pretty correct even though they don't have the 'blue' back of the original ones - if of interest I'd suggest getting the vendor to measure to ensure they are correct but though this might help



Places I found today that might have these...

http://www.carsce.com/sale-8829381-throttle-positi...

https://www.worldcarparts.co.uk/brand-new-throttle...

Edited by Juddder on Friday 14th September 22:33

ukkid35

4,603 posts

109 months

Saturday 15th September
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Great find - Excellent price

I assumed they'd all go instantly, but still 9 left 24hrs later

The demand isn't anywhere like as high as I expected
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Juddder

643 posts

120 months

Saturday 15th September
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ukkid35 said:
Great find - Excellent price

I assumed they'd all go instantly, but still 9 left 24hrs later

The demand isn't anywhere like as high as I expected
Thanks Paul - me too!

Still it's probably one of those things that everyone panics to get when they need them, but forgets to squirrel away when they are for sale - I like your strategy of having 4 spare beer

Juddder

643 posts

120 months

Saturday 15th September
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BTW for all the 4.2 owners out there (or S6ers needing one of these) I just bought 4 backups of reconditioned ones for £9.95 each from here on eBay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/370932105447

Following ukkid's good advice smile


Wolvesboy

320 posts

77 months

Saturday 15th September
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Ordered 2 from Turkish seller - fingers crossed.

Juddder

643 posts

120 months

Wednesday 19th September
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I emailed over the guys in China who make the OEM 4.5 ones - they came back with the following

Thank you for your enquiry.
10pcs -20pcs throttle Position Sensor TPS Sensor 88WF 9B989 CA, 6854779, 88WF9B989,88WF-9B989-CA FORD
The price USD18.5/pcs
Quaity: OEM Genuine original quality , not low quality china copy, we only sell original quality
Delivery time: in stock

Happy to put anyone in touch who wants to get some or maybe do a group buy to save on shipping etc.?


gruffalo

5,859 posts

162 months

Thursday 20th September
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I am up for a group buy, I will take 4.

Gray_101

1,118 posts

126 months

Thursday 20th September
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I will have 2

stickylabels

155 posts

28 months

Thursday 20th September
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I'd be up for a groupie buy and take a couple.

sticky.

pmessling

2,069 posts

139 months

Thursday 20th September
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Yes please mate at that price I'll have four.

Revvit

276 posts

55 months

Thursday 20th September
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I’d take four too

MoonMonkey

102 posts

63 months

Thursday 20th September
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I would take 2 as well

Thanks

Sagtvrland

56 posts

83 months

Thursday 20th September
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I’ll have 2 as well, thanks, J

Juddder

643 posts

120 months

Friday 21st September
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Awesome!

So I count a quick 20 from the posts above and will email the company tonight and get a price for the group buy

I'll leave the post open till next week and anyone else who wants to be in - just shout

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morebeanz

3,199 posts

172 months

Friday 21st September
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Hiya, I'm in for a couple, please!

Byker28i

14,182 posts

153 months

Friday 21st September
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For that price - is it worth enquiring over the 4.2 ones as well? It'll be worth having some new spares

TwinKam

1,082 posts

31 months

Friday 21st September
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^^^^ this. Although they are currently readily available for around £22.50, I'd be up for a few spares if they were priced similarly to the black ones. yes