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Old 01-17-2013, 08:36 AM
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Thanks Cobalt27 for the picture. I have the front spring on. I didn't wind it, I don't think I could either. I just placed it on the the shaft and pulled it with pliers and a screwdriver into place. I have it on, oriented correctly, but not sure if the tension is correct. It didn't go on easily. I think it's right.

The bottom spring (secondary throttle) is what I am working on now. When you work the throttle shafts to WOT the 2 shafts and their plates do not snap back like they should. I know the orientation of the spring but not how to get the correct tension. I've tried to wind it by pulling on the hooked part that goes arount the linkage arm but I think I'm going to ruin the spring that way.
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