[V8] Gas Pedal
Michael Larosa Jr
Mc.Larosa at Sun.COM
Tue Oct 12 11:43:17 EDT 2004
Very common. What I've done is to drill a hole through the outside base of
the pedal cover, then through the actual pedal arm, and insert a piece of
wire (mongo paper clip) to remount the cover. The upper part of the
accelerator cover has a small spring to allow push it away (at the top) from
the pedal arm, pivoting on the paper clip you've just installed. This 2
minute repair job (ok, five if you've gotta find the drill and insert a bit,
pull out the extension cord, ...) has lasted over 30k miles no problem. That
said, a more elegant solution is a set of adjustable pedal covers that allows
heel and toe... someone recently purchased these for their S4/S6; don't
recall who (Frank Amoroso?), I think someone on the NA20v list also got them
for their coupe.
HTH< Chris Miller, Windham NH, c1j1miller at aol.com
Michael Larosa Jr wrote:
> there a few un-expensive fixes for this one :)
> a screw or paperclip fix, which would you prefer ?
> I think one or both of these might be on audifans.com...
> will have to check..
> ex-V8 owner,
> Brad Hartman wrote:
>>Now that I have my stolen V8 back, the rubber cover for the Gas Pedal has
>>popped off. Whatever held it on seems to be missing or broken. Where can
>>one find an expensive replacement?
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