Swapping out Granada Cable for Original Pedal

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Swapping out Granada Cable for Original Pedal

Post #1 by falconcritter » Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:09 pm

Happy Thanksgiving too all ! And on this day , I have Finally gotten around too Reinstalling the Original Pedal system and removing the Granada Cable & Pedal . ( Because I wanted my passing gear hooked back up. And Changed oil to lighter weight oil for winter . I Added a Chromed oil filter cover, I have had for twenty five years ! I got a Carb spacer that steps down a 1 3/4" to a 1 1/2" carb so I can install the rod linkages .
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And Job Well Done !!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Swapping out Granada Cable for Original Pedal

Post #2 by falconcritter » Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:12 pm

I almost forgot the Chrome Oil Filter Cover
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Re: Swapping out Granada Cable for Original Pedal

Post #3 by frozenrabbit » Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:58 am

Are you running a PCV/breather line from the front and the back of the valve cover?

You should only be running one, with just a breather cap on the opposite.

If you have one line to the carb base, and one to the air cleaner, your setup is trying to flip/flop ventilation.

The PCV valve is a one way valve out of the valve cover.

You have 2 different levels of vacuum fighting each other at different r.p.m.s.

I just fixed this issue on a customer's '71 Mach 1.

It should be set up so that just one side has a breather cap, and the other has the PCV. One inlet, one outlet, so that the air is always drawn in one direction. At some r.p.m. range, you are not getting any ventilation when the vacuum at the air cleaner is higher, due to the PCV on the other end, or when the two vacuum levels cancel each other out.

Best to run the PCV to the air cleaner, instead of the carb base, so you are not venting the crank case oil soaked air right into the intake log.

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Re: Swapping out Granada Cable for Original Pedal

Post #4 by falconcritter » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:04 pm

I have the PVC in the Carb and the breather in the air cleaner housing
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Re: Swapping out Granada Cable for Original Pedal

Post #5 by frozenrabbit » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:25 pm

Should only be one. There's no place other than the valve cover for the crank case to draw in air.

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Re: Swapping out Granada Cable for Original Pedal

Post #6 by falconcritter » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:39 pm

I will give it a try .
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Re: Swapping out Granada Cable for Original Pedal

Post #7 by 63falcon4drwagon » Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:31 am

Your Falcon looks great!
Passing gear is a must have.
Your PVC system looks great too.
When I "picked and pulled" my 1978 Fairmont 200ci head and gas pedal cable linkage I took the down shift linkage too.
The down shift linkage bolts to the 1978 head and the C4 bellhousing and is not a cable. I don't like it but it works.
From what I have read C4 cable kickdown linkage is now available.
Your passing gear linkage looks like what was on my old 1966 Mustang Sprint Six.
I have been running a Chinese YFA carb with electric choke for a few years no problems. It runs and starts great.
I modified the 1963 Falcon air cleaner to clear the electric choke and fit the bigger YFA carb.
Keep up the good work and don't throw away that Granada gas pedal linkage.
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Re: Swapping out Granada Cable for Original Pedal

Post #8 by falconcritter » Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:31 am

Thanks 63Wagon for the compliment on the Bird ! The cable system was on the car when I bought it . It was one of the first things I focused on , too source the parts for original. I ran into a problem finding a large bore ( 1 3/4" ) carb spacer with the side shaft linkage mount. But I got a aftermarket down size to large mount and a carb too match . But now it is all done , I have too convert the choke over too a electric choke .
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