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Old 04-01-2012, 07:09:45 AM   #1
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Guys with ATS bracket and T56.......

What did you guys do with the brake pedal? Right now im using the factory pin, and the pedal is a bit lower than the clutch.

Is it as easy as just drilling a new hole and using a bolt?
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Old 04-02-2012, 08:36:30 PM   #2
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I just left it lower, its really not a big deal
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:06:28 PM   #3
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I figured the 1/4" plate took some pedal travel away. My brake pedal felt a whole lot more firm before the swap, now it goes to the floor.

Maybe the brakes need to bled more? Ugh
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:23:44 PM   #4
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I think some guys used an adjustable rod for the booster to take up the length.

On the bleeding, I always get the best results by just letting it drip for a few minutes into a jar. Firmer than trying to use the pedal or my vacuum.
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:29:00 PM   #5
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I bled mine by putting a 30" remote bleeder on mine, and elevating a bowl
filled with brake fluid and pumping it until it was rock hard.

Drill mod done prior. Can't testify how it performs yet though.....
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Old 04-03-2012, 09:13:15 AM   #6
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So i drilled a new hole in the pedal, gonna try and install it today and see how it feels.

Changing the pushrod while the whole thing was out sounds like the move, i wish i thought of that. Unless it goes bad, i hope i never have to putz with that thing again!

Sounds like i have some brake bleeding to do.
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Old 04-10-2012, 11:54:59 PM   #7
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Mine did the same thing, and that's one of the reasons I converted to manual brakes with an adjustable pushrod.
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:27:59 AM   #8
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I had the same problem. It is, at minimum, very annoying and hard to get used to. I need to re-visit the whole issue and come up with a better solution. My car is apart and this issue needs attention before the fender goes back on !
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Old 04-12-2012, 12:00:29 PM   #9
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Yeah its annoying. I drilled a new hole in the brake pedal, just not crazy about that idea long term.
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Old 04-12-2012, 10:46:09 PM   #10
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I drilled a new hole and welded it back in I'm gonna double check tho
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