Do they repo this cable?

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Hey guys. Just about to reupholster the last two items for my interior-the front seat backs-and I noticed that the cables that act on the seat lock lever don't move enough to disengage the lock to allow the seatback to lean forward. I messed with one cable by repositioning the brackets and clipping the end, but there appears to be way too much slop in the other one that I could 'adjust' out. I'm sure that others have had this problem and if anyone knows of a solution or alternative, it would be appreciated. I checked the usual sources and only found this one on eBay:

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The seat is a split bench with the center armrest for a 1970 GTX.

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Push come to shove you could tie a knot in it between the bracket and the hold down. That'll shorten it up for sure.
 

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Hard to tell, solid or wrapped type of cable? If its a wrapped type maybe a bicycle cable in similiar diameter would work? If its solid type maybe converting a heater control cable would do the trick. just some ideas..
 
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Its a spring steel cable wrapped with a metal jacket that looks like a spring. I don't think that I have enough slack to tie a knot in it.
 

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I do not believe that cable is being re-made.
do a search at salvage yards.
There has to be thousands of them out there....
 
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