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There was some good discussion and pictures regarding a setup that would allow for limiting the forward travel of the clutch pedal last year. I learned from it and did my own version today. Welded a nut (sitting on a small spacer)to the existing stop, which allows a me to adjust how far out the clutch pedal can travel by turning a bolt.

I wanted to (a) thank those who have done similar mods and shared the info and (b) show this idea to newer folks who may not yet be at this point.




 

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Very nice job!

It's little things like this that help make a car easy and fun to drive. It's well worth the extra time and trouble if you're planning to keep the car and actually drive it.

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yep, that was a good idea whoever it was. I did it on mine, just don't know how's gonna work until I put it all together.

May I suggest a jam nut so that the bolt doesn't walk in/out with vibration? (although it looks like you put some threadlocker there already)
 

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I did this mod as well. I also cut the side tubing out of the footbox and welded in a new structure. Huge difference. I have the Breeze seat sliders and now that I've driven the car a little bit I can tell I'm going to actually need to move the seat up a little. Much more comfortable after the mods than I thought it would be. I also used three spacers on the MC to move the brake pedal back further also.
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Just_Bitten,

You probably have this taken care of already. But just in case I thought I would bring up the issue for others.

Make sure that when you pull back on the brake pedal the pushrod will NEVER come out of the MC. That would be a bad thing to happen on a fast turn in. We do this check during tech inspection at the track.

HTH,
Robert
 

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How much travel is actually necessary to fully activate the clutch? i.e. how much higher can you turn the screw before the clutch wouldn't seperate correctly?

Thanks,

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Not just for tall guys either...

I am a tall guy but it also allows the vertically challenged to align the brake and clutch pedals so there is not a dramatic difference.

Olivier - I set the pedal height and then used the firewall aduster to set the clutch release point. I guess you could go crazy and mess it all up, but mine is only anout 1 inch closer to the firewall and still as about 3.5 inches of movement.

Hope this helps
 

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Won't you have to shorten the clutch cable too? you'll have too much free play or run out of pedal before the clutch disengages if you don't
 
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