Random Clutch Cable "bind"

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  1. Spaz

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    So I went out to go to work the other day on the 1st cold day of the year (30's), and when I pushed my clutch in, in didn't really want to come back up. It did but very slowly. I pushed it in a few times and it "loosened" up a bit. I drove it to work the last couple days with no problems shifting or anything. Other than seeming to be a little tight when 1st starting until it warms up. Mostly stock '92 LX 5.0. I drove it all last winter with no problems. I didn't do anything immediately prior to this happening. So what would cause a "binding" cable out of the blue with absolutely nothing done and having no problems previously. For the heck of it I ordered a new cable/aluminum quadrant/FWA in case I need them, but I'm curious if this happened to anyone else.
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    if it's the original cable, could be stretched. The fact that is is cold out could also cause the cable/sheathing to be stiffer. For a replacement cable, get either a MM or Steeda cable and firewall adjuster.
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    I ordered a Steeda setup, hopefully it will work out because I have read a lot things over the years the the Ford cable is the best. We'll see
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