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post #1 of 38 Old 09-12-2008, 06:08 PM Thread Starter
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Left foot "dead" pedal?

My auto-trans equipped JK has no where to brace my left foot. Does any company make a dead pedal that mounts on the floor, left of the brake pedal?

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My auto-trans equipped JK has no where to brace my left foot. Does any company make a dead pedal that mounts on the floor, left of the brake pedal?
This isn't a problem just for the auto guys...we with the stick (at least me) find it a little uncomfortable when driving on the highway, or streets where I'm not using the clutch that much, where I have to put my foot flat on the floor.

Haven't seen anyone who makes anything like this, but it sounds like an easy fab if you're really in need of it.

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post #4 of 38 Old 09-13-2008, 10:26 AM
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A while back, I saw where Misch was making one. I haven't checked out their stuff for a while so I don't know if it's still available or not. I really want one too, but $99 for it seems a bit much. Every once in a while I think about making one for myself, but then my ADD (Another Dictate from D'spouse) kicks in and I end up having to do something else.

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Get a Motorcycle peg and put it in the hole were your door used to be, then you can rest your foot there.
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I checked with Misch, he no make one, says that there is not enough room. I'm gonna make a liar outta him and build my own.

Timmy, the motorcycle foot peg idea is a good one, cept' my doors never come off!

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you could look at summit racing for a stock car pedal i put one in my 79 gmc on left side of break, or u can check with someone who does handicapped conversion, thay will have one that that hooks to the gas pedal ,but u can just disconnect the rod
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Try making a wood block first, that way you can always change the dimentions and work it till you have the size you want. Then secure it to the carpet/floor mat with velcro or carpet tape. This will give you the ability to change and move till you find a comfortable location for your own style of driving.
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Yea, right. You want me to grab a piece of wood and work with it?

Everytime I try to weld it, the dang stuff catches on fire! Me and wood don't play together.

However, I do like your idea , I'll just stick to making it outta steel, thank you!

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Yea, right. You want me to grab a piece of wood and work with it?

Everytime I try to weld it, the dang stuff catches on fire! Me and wood don't play together.

However, I do like your idea , I'll just stick to making it outta steel, thank you!
Using the wood block will allow you to determine where you want it and at what height. From there you will be able to fabricate what you want, with no need to re-cut and re-fabricate. I have used wood templates many times to create and then fabricate from it.
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Using the wood block will allow you to determine where you want it and at what height. From there you will be able to fabricate what you want, with no need to re-cut and re-fabricate. I have used wood templates many times to create and then fabricate from it.
I understand, completly, and I agree. I was being sarcastic.

I just had a conversation with the R&D guy at M.O.R.E. and he said that he has a prototype ready and should be producing a unit very soon. His idea is like a "peg" that you can rest your foot on, or, slip your foot under, to use it to pull yourself forward. We'll see soon. He will get me a prototype to try out, and I'll let Ya'll know.

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I just made one.

Check here:

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I'm a lucky guy. Since I'm personal friends with Allen @ M.O.R.E., and mentioned that I wanted a dead pedal, he took the idea and ran with it.

Friday he delivered to me the newest addition to the M.O.R.E. family of fine Jeep products. Here it the new finished product, total bolt on, no drilling at all. I had it installed in about 10 minutes.

I believe he said it will sell for less then 40 bucks, but don't quote me on that. M.O.R.E. can be reached @ 970-625-0500, or www.mountainoffroad.com

BTW, the driving is far batter with the pedal installed. Atta-boy, Allen.

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Very nice. I've been looking for something like this. As soon as the Jeep budget is replenished (after Christmas), I'll be ordering. Unless of course, your buddy wants to offer up a screaming deal like SOLID did with their diff covers.

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Yeah,visited the link but i cant find the dead pedal, and im too lazy to make a phone call.

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Yeah,visited the link but i cant find the dead pedal, and im too lazy to make a phone call.
I'm sure it will be there soon. He made four of them and has used them as test-fit units. I'll bet production will start ASAP.

He also told me that their new JK tube fenders are coming along nicely and will be worth waiting for. I cant wait to see them.

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Nice Chris! I like it even better than mine.

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Bump Still dont see it on the site.

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They are now on the mountainoffroad.com website. Mine is on it's way. They come in silver or black.
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I ordered mine too but i forgot to include in what color i wanted mine. I dont care on the color anyways.

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I didn't know it came in black until after I had ordered it online. Then I called to ask if it came in black and he said yes and so I told him black. You may want to call them.
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They contact me to find out. Thats some good customer service.

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I recommend design change for M.O.R.E. pedal

I purchased and installed a M.O.R.E. left foot pedal for my JK. I would recommend a re-design of pedal so it is not so close to floor. Raising it approx. 2 inches closer toward driver would be an improvement for foot rest. I am an average height of 5'10", so the problem is not my leg length. I will probably bolt some sort of wood spacer to pedal.
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I purchased and installed a M.O.R.E. left foot pedal for my JK. I would recommend a re-design of pedal so it is not so close to floor. Raising it approx. 2 inches closer toward driver would be an improvement for foot rest. I am an average height of 5'10", so the problem is not my leg length. I will probably bolt some sort of wood spacer to pedal.
Interesting, the picture made it look almost even with the pedals. I am 5'9", so I am interested in a reply because I am planning on ordering one as well.

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