1991 dodge ram 50 on 1991 Dodge Ram 50

i was going up hill and my clutch cable broke i didnt no what to do. i talked to one of my friends told me i could still dirve it i just hade to press the gas a little befor i put it in gear and it works i press the gas then ease it in gear well i bought a clut cable thinking i would just have to put it on and thats it but it does not work the thing does not do anything what else can i do??HELP

does it need adjusting after install. adj as necessary with 1 " of free play in cltuch pedal