Just put the finishing touches on this thing today> I LOVE it! Ever since I swapped engines in my truck I have always had problems with the kickdown linkage due to the design of the Mopar M1 DP intake and the vertical intake bolts on the Magnum heads (see http://ramchargercentral.com/boards/index.php?board=&action=howtoshow;id=20 pic#17). This put the mounting bracket for the kickdown assy too high and the operating angles were all screwed up, I could never get a firm enough shift without the linkage running out of travel wich resulted in not being able to actually open the thing up to WOT completely. Enter the Lokar Kickdown cable http://www.lokar.com/images/large_lorez_jpegs/727-904kd.jpg .
I bought it thru Summit http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?part=LOK%2DKD%2D2727HT . It has been the BEST $53.00 I have spent since putting the new engine in. The install instructions are pretty vauge and you also need their mounting bracket http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?part=LOK%2DSRK%2D4000 to make the carb end hookup, but overall it`s very well constructed,of braided cable and some really slick machined billet ends.. I neglected to order the bracket and fabbed it up with some stuff I have had laying around (pics on request). Overall it has made what was once a constant compromise in kickdown adjustment into a simple deal. I can now set the trans to upshift at part throttle basically exactly where I want it AND I have full throttle range to boot, a win win deal.
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