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Is there a solution to the gas pedal and brake pedal being so close together, when I lift my foot off the gas to brake my foot hits both the brake pedal and the gas pedal which is not a good thing. Any solution.s
 

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Is there a solution to the gas pedal and brake pedal being so close together, when I lift my foot off the gas to brake my foot hits both the brake pedal and the gas pedal which is not a good thing. Any solution.s
I did a couple things to address this problem. They are both easier if your car is not finished. First I cut a section out of the trans tunnel right where my right foot is when on the gas and glassed in a recessed area so my foot could move to the right some. Next I replaced the stock gas pedal with a Lokar pedal. It's about 1/2" wider at the pivot point so that moves your pedal to the right a little, about 1/4". I also put the gas pedal in my vice and bent the arm that the pedal connects too a little to the right. All of these things together solved my problem.
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I did a couple things to address this problem. They are both easier if your car is not finished. First I cut a section out of the trans tunnel right where my right foot is when on the gas and glassed in a recessed area so my foot could move to the right some. Next I replaced the stock gas pedal with a Lokar pedal. It's about 1/2" wider at the pivot point so that moves your pedal to the right a little, about 1/4". I also put the gas pedal in my vice and bent the arm that the pedal connects too a little to the right. All of these things together solved my problem.
Let me know if you need any more detail
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So the issue for me is not the pedal spacing, and I don’t believe it is pedal spacing for most, although the solution typically is narrower pedals. For me it is my wide feet. I buy a 4E shoe whenever possible, and when I try to press the brake pedal I contact either the gas or the clutch, or both. My solution? I bought driving shoes from Amazon. They are much narrower and my feet contact only one pedal at a time.




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I did a couple things to address this problem. They are both easier if your car is not finished. First I cut a section out of the trans tunnel right where my right foot is when on the gas and glassed in a recessed area so my foot could move to the right some. Next I replaced the stock gas pedal with a Lokar pedal. It's about 1/2" wider at the pivot point so that moves your pedal to the right a little, about 1/4". I also put the gas pedal in my vice and bent the arm that the pedal connects too a little to the right. All of these things together solved my problem.
Let me know if you need any more detail
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I did a couple things to address this problem. They are both easier if your car is not finished. First I cut a section out of the trans tunnel right where my right foot is when on the gas and glassed in a recessed area so my foot could move to the right some. Next I replaced the stock gas pedal with a Lokar pedal. It's about 1/2" wider at the pivot point so that moves your pedal to the right a little, about 1/4". I also put the gas pedal in my vice and bent the arm that the pedal connects too a little to the right. All of these things together solved my problem.
Let me know if you need any more detail
Steve

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I did a couple things to address this problem. They are both easier if your car is not finished. First I cut a section out of the trans tunnel right where my right foot is when on the gas and glassed in a recessed area so my foot could move to the right some. Next I replaced the stock gas pedal with a Lokar pedal. It's about 1/2" wider at the pivot point so that moves your pedal to the right a little, about 1/4". I also put the gas pedal in my vice and bent the arm that the pedal connects too a little to the right. All of these things together solved my problem.
Let me know if you need any more detail
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Thanks Steve for the info., I have still not installed the carpet so I will try your solution.Thanks again
 

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The first week I drove the Cobra was rough. I just could not get my size 11 feet to work. After that, it was not issue. Actually, now I like the placement. I can heel toe much easier in the Cobra vs my M3.

I still have issues with my 72 Beetle. I usually just drive barefoot. The worse was after dealing with over an hour of traffic to get to work, I look over and see that I did not bring my shoes. I had to hide in my cubicle the whole day. :)
 
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