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Re: [Fot] Thanks for the grip ideas!

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Subject: Re: [Fot] Thanks for the grip ideas!
From: Andre Rousseau <>
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2008 18:43:51 -0400
Not sure about the holes.

My MazdaSpeed has little rubber strips on the pedals. Seems to help a  
little, but I've still managed to slip my foot off the clutch pedal  
with outstanding results.

I wonder what the open top ALMS and LMP1 cars do?


On 25-Oct-08, at 5:56 PM, Susan Kahler wrote:

> List Nazi - lol!  You can call me whatever you like if it helps the  
> list get back on track (pun intended!).
> Thanks to everyone for the great suggestions about grip.  It's not  
> really the pedal but more the floor.  And, despite what Brad says,  
> there was no oil on the floor.  (The cleaning and detailing chief  
> took care of that. ;) )  The idea of a heel ridge or lip had  
> occurred to me but I was not sure how to implement it.
> I do really like Jack W.'s idea of drilling through the pedals from  
> the back.  I see pedals at the speed shops that have holes in them  
> with lips around them - similar idea, I guess.  I am a little  
> concerned about how quickly drilled lips would wear through the  
> soles of my soft-soled driving shoes, though.  Maybe buff them  
> gently with a file to remove the really sharp edges?
> Susan      :)

Andre Rousseau -
'68 Triumph GT6 MK1 -
Ottawa, ON, Canada
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