Which throttle & TV cables for TPI w/ TH350 in '79 Camaro?

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  1. Penix

    Penix Veteran Member

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    Finally following through with installing TPI on my car, but I've hit a snag, I can't figure out which throttle cable and TV cable I need to use. Knuckle Dragger mentioned a throttle cable from an S10 but couldn't remember the specifics, and nobody seems to know which TV cable to use. Anyone able to clue me in here?

    Thanks!
    - Joel
     
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    GetMore Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    You can try giving bowtieoverdrives.com a shout and see what they tell you.
     
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    They know overdrives, I doubt they'd know which TV cable to use with a TH350.
     
  4. 1971CamaroGuy

    1971CamaroGuy LS Swapped 1971 Camaro

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    I made it simple when I did the TPI in my Corvette, I used a TV cable from a TPI equipped 700r4 tranny...I bought it new from TPI parts I think..it's been a while. But I had a 700r4 tranny and I know yours is different.

    And I picked up a universal throttle cable kit from spectre and trimmed it to fit my corvette firewall and cable bracket on the plenum...it worked perfectly. Cost me around $15-18 shipped on eBay.

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    Wait a minute, the 700R4 TV cable doesn't work on TH350's does it?

    That universal throttle cable looks fairly decent, but I'm really anal about the throttle and TV cables look'n similar hahaha Now, if they make a universal TH350 TV cable to match... ;) hahaha
     
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    1971CamaroGuy LS Swapped 1971 Camaro

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    It shouldn't work, that's why mine was an easier job...not sure how yours can be accomplished.
     
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    700r4 cable will not work. It's diameter at the transmission is too large.

    Maybe a cable for a truck or Camaro with a straight 6?
     
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    Get the Lokar 24 inch cable. (did some searching on here and thats what everyone has used, or a late 80's S-10 V6 throttle cable)
    Get the Lokar TH350 TV cable.
    Get the Lokar throttle / TV bracket that bolts to the plenum.

    Easy money. Im doing the same swap, same car, those are the parts ive got.
     
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