|04.11.2007: Old pedals
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.
|04.11.2007: Aluminium kit
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.
|04.11.2007: Pads removed
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