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5k/200 brake pedal location...

I'm having a difficult time being able to "heel-and-toe" the brake and gas
pedals of my 200tq -- despite wearing size 13E shoes, I'm finding they are
slightly too far apart -- and I wonder if anyone has noticed this as well?

It's been a while since I last drove a stick on the street and I'm finding
it difficult to drive my car smoothly without matching revs on downshifts,
something which has become part of my driving "style" over the years.  I'm
assuming that if Audi *has* changed this over the years, it may be easy to
fix by backdating to the pedal used in an earlier, pre-"60 Minutes" car as
the pedal boxes for various years all appear to be the same per my Bentley

Unfortunately, I made a few calls to the local salvage yards yesterday and
found that most of them don't have anything but automatics on hand and the
ones that do have a 5spd. car, don't have pedal boxes in them (I'm told it
has become a common practice to replace dead automatics with a 5spd. setup
because it's cheaper than having one rebuilt!).  Before I start scrounging
around for one, I'd like to know if there is indeed a difference among the
various model years ... perhaps some kind person can measure their spacing
so I can compare this with mine (approx. 2.5" inside edge-to-inside edge)?
BTW, this doesn't appear to be a pedal height problem as various magazines
have complained about in their road tests over the years ... and while I'm
complaining, the offset steering wheel on the '89 200tq seems more obvious
(and annoying) than it was on earlier cars and the adjustment range of the
power seats is far too limited for my taste (they won't go low enough).  I
am definitely growing to love that turbo, though!  :^)

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   /__l l l / l l l  l l l / l l   Jeffrey Goggin
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