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Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 1:23 am 
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Recently I've seen manual pedalboxes go for some ridiculous prices (particularly EF/EL ones), so armed with a bit of knowledge, and some basic welding skills, and possibly less than $50 in parts (provided you shop around), you should be able to turn out one yourself.
The design I describe, has now done around 5000 kms, and works well.

Modding an auto pedalbox isn't a new idea, but you might find the strength aspects better than the 'factory' design.

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Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 1:53 am 
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Not a bad idea.

I was looking over a an x-series auto pedal box the other week. I have an EA clutch pedal and it looks like all you would need is a large bolt, a metal plate to spread the load and a few welds to hold it together. When I was mocking it up it was looking like a hobo version of a mal wood clutch pin.

Havent fitted it together yet though so not sure it works, but if it does it is a very easy way to do it.

 

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Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 6:24 pm 
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Nice! Can we publish this as a Fordmods Doco ?

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 12:01 pm 
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stockstandard wrote:
I was looking over a an x-series auto pedal box the other week. I have an EA clutch pedal and it looks like all you would need is a large bolt, a metal plate to spread the load and a few welds to hold it together. When I was mocking it up it was looking like a hobo version of a mal wood clutch pin.
Mark, is there much difference between an XF clutch pedal and an E series one??
I can't say I've ever seen any clutch pedal part numbers - if it was 87DA-xxx it would mean EA onwards, but if it was 86DA and earlier, they're probably the same.
I've only XH experience, and the pedalbox is an EF/EL unit.

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Nice! Can we publish this as a Fordmods Doco ?
Of course Brad. I don't think Greg has published http://members.dodo.com.au/~algis/index5.htm either.

 

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Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2007 12:52 am 
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snap0964 wrote:
stockstandard wrote:
I was looking over a an x-series auto pedal box the other week. I have an EA clutch pedal and it looks like all you would need is a large bolt, a metal plate to spread the load and a few welds to hold it together. When I was mocking it up it was looking like a hobo version of a mal wood clutch pin.
Mark, is there much difference between an XF clutch pedal and an E series one??
I can't say I've ever seen any clutch pedal part numbers - if it was 87DA-xxx it would mean EA onwards, but if it was 86DA and earlier, they're probably the same.
I've only XH experience, and the pedalbox is an EF/EL unit.

Waggin wrote:
Nice! Can we publish this as a Fordmods Doco ?
Of course Brad. I don't think Greg has published http://members.dodo.com.au/~algis/index5.htm either.


just done this one .. now with Waggin to upload! Will get to the other one soonish!

 

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