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Re: pedal wobble

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Subject: Re: pedal wobble
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 12:17:04 -0800
Hmm, can't say I've noticed this on my B, and it has over 200K miles. So it
would seem you have an unusual wear situation.


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

on 12/18/06 6:41 PM, Daniel Hackney at wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'd like to fix what I find to be an annoying trait of my '72 GT: the
> brake and clutch pedals each have a fair amount of side to side play.
> The play exists between the distance tube and the cross bolt, not
> between the distance tube and bushing.  Using a caliper, I measured
> the bolt (3/8") to be 0.371" OD on average.  The bolt doesn't have
> grooves in it or appear worn in any way.  The existing distance tubes
> measured 0.385" and 0.380" ID.  The two replacements that I purchased
> (from a reputable supplier) measured 0.392" and 0.387" ID.  This
> hundredth is enough slop to translate to a lot of movement at the end
> of each pedal.
> I realize these aren't high precision parts, but surely I can do a bit
> better.  Are they all like this, or does there exist a fix that I am
> missing?
> -Dan

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