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Relative height of clutch and brake pedals
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we are so far off the rails, they have been recycled into new cars

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(10-10-2018, 09:21 AM)Stanglover Wrote:
(10-10-2018, 09:15 AM)Carolina_Mountain_Mustangs Wrote: I would have to go and check to see. I think and am pretty sure when original there is a government specification of the relationship between brake and clutch. I seem to recall they were not even in that spec. I think is to keep from catching brake when using clutch or vise versa.
I have issues with many manual cars due to my big fat feet. I wear a wide or extra wide 13 or 14 shoe which gets in the way of everything. Then add 6'5" and nothing ever fits.

 David, not to get too personal here, but does the "Mountain" in your user name refer to where you live. or your physical size?
You're a big boy for sure.
From "short-ass" Geoff.

From where I live in the Blue Ridge mountains of western North Carolina. I look out my kitchen window and see Mount Pisgah over 5,000 feet. Was at show last Saturday in the mountains as you can see in this pic. Maggie Valley near the Cherokee Indian Reservation. BTW I am 1/8 Cherokee.
Since back on here. The pedals in our cars have hard stops under the dash I do not think the linkage has any effect on pedal position.

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(10-10-2018, 11:44 AM)Carolina_Mountain_Mustangs Wrote:
(10-10-2018, 09:21 AM)Stanglover Wrote:
(10-10-2018, 09:15 AM)Carolina_Mountain_Mustangs Wrote: I would have to go and check to see. I think and am pretty sure when original there is a government specification of the relationship between brake and clutch. I seem to recall they were not even in that spec. I think is to keep from catching brake when using clutch or vise versa.
I have issues with many manual cars due to my big fat feet. I wear a wide or extra wide 13 or 14 shoe which gets in the way of everything. Then add 6'5" and nothing ever fits.

 David, not to get too personal here, but does the "Mountain" in your user name refer to where you live. or your physical size?
You're a big boy for sure.
From "short-ass" Geoff.

From where I live in the Blue Ridge mountains of western North Carolina. I look out my kitchen window and see Mount Pisgah over 5,000 feet. Was at show last Saturday in the mountains as you can see in this pic. Maggie Valley near the Cherokee Indian Reservation. BTW I am 1/8 Cherokee.
Since back on here. The pedals in our cars have hard stops under the dash I do not think the linkage has any effect on pedal position.

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 Oh so beautiful!! All we see around where I live is flat farm fields. So I guess the 'Mountain' does refer to where you live!!
  On mine, it was the rubber bumper stop that I minimalized to get the pedal up as much as it would allow. The rest of the adjustment is made down at the clutch fork push-rod. But as Tony is using a cable set-up, that will be different for sure.
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(10-10-2018, 09:15 AM)Carolina_Mountain_Mustangs Wrote: I would have to go and check to see. I think and am pretty sure when original there is a government specification of the relationship between brake and clutch. I seem to recall they were not even in that spec. I think is to keep from catching brake when using clutch or vise versa.
I have issues with many manual cars due to my big fat feet. I wear a wide or extra wide 13 or 14 shoe which gets in the way of everything. Then add 6'5" and nothing ever fits.

Wow... talking about "Big Foot". Big Grin

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(10-10-2018, 08:32 AM)Jeff73Mach1 Wrote: brake pedal 6 1/4"  Clutch pedal 7 1/4  Measured from the top of the pedals down to the toeboard on an angle close to that of their operation

Thanks. My brake pedal is at the same dimension as yours, but my clutch is at 2 1/4" further up flush with the stop. I still need to do some tweaking of the adjustment but I don't expect being able to lower it much. I am also using pedals that are taller which is limiting how much travel I am getting.

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1971 M-Code Mach 1 w/Ram Air, 408 stroker, 285/291 0.558" roller cam, Blue Thunder intake, TKO600, Hooker headers with electric cut-offs, FiTech EFI w/ RobBMC PowerSurge pump
Strange center section with Truetrac, 3.5 gear and 31 spline axles, 4-wheel disc brakes
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(10-10-2018, 08:48 AM)73pony Wrote: I'm running the MDL cable set up and my clutch pedal is about 1" maybe slightly less higher than the brake pedal.

Very impressive that you can get a 1" higher clutch pedal with the MDL cable. What clutch and pressure plate are you using? What clutch fork?
Have you measure the total cable travel? MDL told me that I should be getting a about 1.3" of cable travel and I am right there so I am very limited on how much lower I can bring the pedal.

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1971 M-Code Mach 1 w/Ram Air, 408 stroker, 285/291 0.558" roller cam, Blue Thunder intake, TKO600, Hooker headers with electric cut-offs, FiTech EFI w/ RobBMC PowerSurge pump
Strange center section with Truetrac, 3.5 gear and 31 spline axles, 4-wheel disc brakes
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#17
I'm running a T5 with stock bellhousing and clutch fork. I am running a Ram Power Grip clutch set, 10.5" since with the T5 I am only running the 157 tooth flywheel. I have not measured how much travel I am getting but it engages and disengages the clutch perfectly. It is mated to a Ford Performance Billet Steel Flywheel.

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