Is it competition legal to use a modified PWM cable as a strictly mechanical component on a robot? For the purposes of this question, the PWM cable would not be attached electrically to any electrical component in the robot.
Answered: Modifying PWM Cables For Purely Mechanical Purposes
Nope. VEX electrical components may not be modified (aside from the exceptions specified in <R15c>), no matter what the end use of the part is for.