The sorry state of the pedals on a car that's been thoroughly enjoyed for
almost 10 years and 350K km. You can tell the previous owner did not
accelerate much, but used the brakes and clutch a lot - the rubber pad on
the brake pedal is long gone, and the pad on the clutch is coming off too.
A "racing" set of aluminium pedals from a local auto parts store. I
chose this one because it was all business - three honest pads of plain
aluminium with riffled surface for extra grip. None of that cheesy nonsense
like stickers of fake carbon fiber. Surprisingly, it was the cheapest too.
First, remove the old rubber pads.
Then mark the screw holes with a thin drill bit.
Drill the holes to a larger size. The upper hole on the brake pedal was
too close to the pedal arm to fit the nut behind it. I just tapped the
Fit the pads and tighten the screws. The kit came with flat headed screws
so they would be flush with pedal surface, and nylon locking nuts for