View Full Version : Triple Stromberg throttle linkage

07-18-2006, 01:02 PM
Did I read a post on this forum about a throttle linkage kit for the triple Stromberg set-up that is an IMPROVEMENT over the stock/Goodparts one?
OR was I just dreaming? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazyeyes.gif
Thanks, GT Ross /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/canpatriot.GIF

07-18-2006, 06:18 PM
I did see a linkage article too, but can't find it right now. I'll keep looking and perhaps someone else will remember in the interim.

Bill, did you post that article or reference?

07-18-2006, 06:20 PM
ratco make it.
they are sponsors here.
wait 2 weeks and i'll post pics of it.
or i think tr6bill has it on already. you might prevail on him...

07-18-2006, 08:43 PM
See, I knew Bill was at the bottom of this........

07-19-2006, 07:40 AM
I've got it... I love it. Would anyone like pics?

07-19-2006, 08:50 AM
There's pics at Ab's website (https://www.abstr6.com/) ...the guy who developed the cable set-up.

07-19-2006, 02:11 PM
I've got it... I love it. Would anyone like pics?

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I'd LOVE to see 'em /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/eek.gif
But more important: does it WORK? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cheers.gif
GT Ross

07-19-2006, 09:06 PM
If Shannon didn't feel good about it, you'd hear that side as well. When he says he loves something, it must be pretty decent.

07-20-2006, 06:20 AM
With the old linkage, I never liked it to begin with... lots of slop and it just looks like it wants to break.

The Ratco version is very solid and for the first time, I have 100% of my throttle with the triple ZS setup. I did have to trim the mounting bracket because it interfered with a cooling hose, but other than that the install went well.

Here's a couple pics of the kit and the finished product:




07-22-2006, 02:42 PM
Thanks for the pics /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumbsup.gif. I think I may order me up one of those.
And now for a completely different topic:
How do you like your Focus SVT? I've been searching for one (gotta be a four....I mean FIVE door though) to replace my Contour SVT, which is a very fun car to drive. I took one for a ride a year ago, and really liked the way it drove on the highway, but didn't move on it. I didn't know they would be so few and far between in the Auto Trader...... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/nopity.gif
Thanks /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cheers.gif
GT Ross

07-22-2006, 05:27 PM
All it takes is a little bending of the shaft to make the stock work fine.....

07-22-2006, 06:10 PM
I must have had that linkage off 6 times; Bending and adjusting...I could never make it work well. I could never get 100% throttle and it always had a lot of slop.

The Ratco setup cured all of that. Bill (TR6Bill) had the same problems.

07-22-2006, 06:17 PM
Bill (TR6Bill) had the same problems.

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Roger that. The Ratco (Ab's) cable does the trick.