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  1. oxbow
    09-11-2011 02:27 PM - permalink
    oxbow
    Hi Bob,

    Sorry for the delay in responding, I have been away for a few days. I did see your post and read it with great interest. What happened to you is exactly what happened to me. After much discussion and go around, Patti at FFR finally put me in touch with Wilwood and eventually I recieved a new forged replacement pedal from Wilwood. I opted to purchase a new brake pedal too, so they would match. I think, if memory serves me correctly, it was around $80. I replaced the pedal with the body on and it was very difficult to do. I had to pull the steering wheel to give enough room so I could literally lay on my back, if I had to do it again, I would remove the drivers seat too. Although this was a very frustrating and difficult process, I stilll think it was simpler than removing the body, especially if the car already painted, such as mine.

    Hope his helps, let me know if you have any more questions.

    Good luck.

    Mike
  2. DRUMMERMIKE
    05-18-2011 10:59 PM - permalink
    DRUMMERMIKE
    Bobcat, I'm not too familiar with visitor messages so I'm not sure how to respond. Hopefully you'll get this and contact me via e-mail at: [email protected]. I'll be able to answer your questions there. Mike
  3. CRZN 427
    04-12-2011 07:34 PM - permalink
    CRZN 427
    bobcat,

    The Forum is fully back up and running so I can comment on your messaage. I don't get many messages in this file but I do try to keep up with.

    I'll most likely be posting some pictures when I get back into Tops, I still want to get my car in running condition first, I have been 10 year working on it (and 19 Tops too) and am close to being ready for it to happen.

    If I miss contacting you, I am still available on P/M or e-Mail mesasges.

    Thanks for the interest in my Tops (hobby).

    Regards, Rick.
  4. bobcat
    01-26-2011 12:29 AM - permalink
    bobcat
    13% plus all those 'extras' will add up-main thing is you'll get the car built and love it-and you live in a great place too-enjoy!
  5. GB_Racing
    01-25-2011 09:55 PM - permalink
    GB_Racing
    Glad to hear it. You are a better shopper than I am.

    I called Forte and Ford Racing asking for a TKO 600 with yoke. After adding shipping, duties, customs and brokerage costs. Then paying the Ontario government an extra 13% sale tax. Then installing a different clutch plate, flywheel to work with the TKO, and bellhousing. I did the math and its over 3K with an at parity dollar.

    Or I can rebuild my T5 with an A5 gearset for 1350 with nearly the same performance. My choice was very easy.
  6. sotxbutler
    01-09-2011 02:37 AM - permalink
    sotxbutler
    Bob, I just sent you an email. Russ
  7. canuck1
    11-02-2010 04:11 PM - permalink
    canuck1
    Thanks Bob,

    I bought them in plain stainless steel and then had them ceramic coated locally for about $120. I didn't add anything underneath them as they seem to do the job on their own.

    Sean

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  • About bobcat
    Location (City / State)
    Brinnon, WA.
    Interests
    boats-rc heli's-photo-outdoors
    Occupation
    marine engineer-retired
    Car Make / Model
    347-irs-tko-highback kirkeys
    Factory Five Kit Type
    Roadster - Mark III
    Car Color (paint code)
    E-4 red/gold stripes-owner painter
    Engine
    347 Gordon Levy
    Engine Induction
    carb
    Transmission
    tko600
    Rear End
    irs
    Wheels
    17 inch bullets
    Tires
    10.5 x 17
    Steering
    power
    Brakes
    13 inch
    Options
    seat heaters-mid console-splitter-steering cooler 3 turn
    Start Build Date
    Feb 08
    Car Picture
    grad 42 2010
    Who built your car?
    me
    Other Vehicles
    toyota-ford-kubota
    State
    Washington
    Build Web Site / Pictures
    http://
    Car Picture (2nd kit)
    http://

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