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Marlin 5exi builds Calling all you sexi builders....sorry 5exi builders, show us your progress.

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Old 11th January 2010, 19:53
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Hi all,

I'm trying to source a replacement throttle cable for my car, and although I've found numerous well priced 3m cables, these are too short.

CBS sell one which I think is long enough, but the it's the best part of 30 (+vat) for a pretty cheaply made product, so that's a last resort.

Any suggestions, welcomed.

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Try VWP here:
http://www.vehicle-wiring-products.e...ntrolcable.php

You can just buy the bits and build one the length you want
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We have a winner! Thanks.
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I sent my old one to speedy cables with the dimensions of the inter and outer sizes.
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Just noticed this post. if you still need a cable then go to Venhill cables, they are brilliant. They make a universal kit which is more than long enough for a 5exi. The cable is very high quality with a teflon ( ptfe ) liner which gives a very light throttle with no sticking or kangaroo petrol. the cable supplied with the kit is very poor quality in comparison to this one.
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Thanks for the suggestion. I did buy some cable from vehicle wiring products, and it worked fine initially.... but is already starting to get sticky, so will give the Venhill option a try.
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you will not be dissapointed. when i first drove car with the Marlin cable i thought i was going to have to sell the car on, it was so bad despite giving it as smooth a run as possible. the venhill cable transformed the car.
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