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I took the nova out for a run on sunday, (1970 nova 355 600cfm 1406 edelbrock).as it was beautiful here. Welllll I got on it and the throttle cable broke along with the motor mount. Well after searching around I found a local Chevy dealer that had one "cable Part#329263" and I just put it in today and my pedal is not the same.I use to have a good 2-3" of pedal and now I only have about 3/4"-1". I'm pretty sure the old cable was original,so that's what I put in.I held the 2 up together and they were the same.To get home I took the broken cable out of bracket off carb, to give me enough slack to feed thru the firewall as it broke at the pedal.Some visegrips applied and a few zipties I was able to nurse her home,and trying to get her home the pedal was basically frozen and I would apply alot of pressure not realizing that I didn't have enough bend in the cable and would not allow me to give it gas well I figured this out after 2-3 stops.Hence zipties. I'm wondering could I have bent the pedal arm and that's why my pedal isn't the same.
 

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Man, how hard did you slam that pedal down!!:eek::eek:
 

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Sure souds like a possibility that you did bend it. It would probably be easy enough to bend it back. Problem is you'll have to bend a little, check it and so on until it feels right again.
 
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