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Can もすこし遠かったら be used in the following sentence to mean if it is too far I will not go.

もすこし遠かったら行かないんですが。

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もう少し means 'a little more', similar to もう一つ and the like meaning 'one more'. 「もう少し遠かったら行かないんですが」 means 'If it were a little farther I wouldn't go, though.'

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もすこし遠かったら行かないんですが。

もすこし means もう少{すこ}し, and the interpretation of もう少し is perfectly written in Nothing at all's answer.

も すこし is a dialect for もう 少{すこ}し, and it may be commonly used in western Japan and at least in the Kyushu district.

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To say "if it is too far I will not go", you would say:

遠過{とおす}ぎたら行かないんです。

or you could probably just say it without the 過ぎる and the implication would still be that it's too far for you to go.

遠{とお}かったら行かないんです。

The も少し modifies 遠い, and indicates that the speaker is specifically stating that it would only take a little bit more distance for him/her to be unwilling/unable to go.

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