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Old 09-22-2009, 12:45 AM   #3 (permalink)
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It's actually the other way around - light pedal at idle, heavy pedal at WOT. The rear of the cylinder will have constant vacuum, the shaft end will be exposed to manifold pressure . Because of the shaft deducting a portion of the surface area on the forward side of the piston, some force was lost. Hopefully the approximate 5 lbs of additional resistance will be adequate.

Mcmaster-carr has those cylinders for about $20.

And thanks, I've gotten mostly nothing but criticism since the idea, but hey, I admit a lot of my ideas don't work; however, some do.
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