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A few months ago I gave my mechanic an Impreza gas pedal I pulled off a junkyard car and asked him to fabricate a replacement for the plastic pedal piece. I'm looking for a bit more width to make heel-and-toe (in my case: left side-and-right side) easier. I didn't want to go with a pedal cover, since it would add thickness. Ideally, I think the gas pedal should be closer to the floor than the brake pedal so they're about even when the brakes are being pushed hard.

Tomorrow he bolts on the prototype. I'll post some pics.
 

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Here are a couple of pics. He just riveted the plate to stock gas pedal for positioning purposes. A real issue was the height of the brake pedal relative to the gas pedal. There is now a 3/16 aluminum spacer between the brake pedal and the aluminum cover, which makes the brake about even with the gas under medium-hard braking.

He created the non-slip finish by blowing hot flecks of molten aluminum on the plate.



 

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Looks nice. They look kinda funky at first compared to all the pre-made pedal kits I've seen in stores. Then again, yours are actually functional, so they begin to start looking better and better. Besides, if they work well, that's all that matters.

How do they feel? The molten aluminum flecks is a cool idea, but I wonder how it would feel when driving with bare feet. Also, you might also want to add some grooves like the stock pedals have, so that when your shoes are wet your feet won't slip off the pedals.



How much did they cost, and how difficult were they to make? I'm looking for some pedals and I've got lots of christmas money right now.

Also, for my car, I'll be wanting a bigger clutch pedal (I really have to stomp on my ACT clutch). Do you think your mechanic would be interested in making a set for me?

-scott-
 

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