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Do peole like the takspeed pedals?

I'm thinking about the aluminum pedals. Is everyone happy with them? What seems to be the best feel..with or without the black pegs? I've got a lease (but may purchase at the end) and am worried about drilling into the pedals. Did people take off the rubber on the brake and clutch before installing these? The gas is just a piece of plastic with no rubber...and therefore allows the foot to slide more, so should you get an Al pedal for the gas that's more slippery and a more solid one for the brake/clutch? How do people feel about the footrest? I don't think it looks too bad with just 3 Al pedals and keeping the original footrest. I'm a little worried about drilling that and what's behind the pedal. Thanks.
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (soledoc)

LOVE my Takspeed pedals - easy to install, look great and have had no problems with my feet slipping off of any of the pedals.<p><IMG SRC="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v318/lakid042/IMG_5262Medium.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>Regards,<p>Derek<br>
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (bb vign)

Derek,<p>Thanks for that pic. That was exactly what I was thinking about doing. Getting the frosted ones on just the 3 pedals and none for the footrest. Did you remove the rubber covers from the brake and clutch? If you didn't, does it feel too tight? Do your feet feel like they're cramped on the gas since the pedal takes up a bit more room?
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (soledoc)

My advice would be to just get the shiny ones in nonslip.<p>It's bare aluminum, not anodized or hardcoated, so the beadblasting polishes through to shiny in the wear areas in short order.
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (soledoc)

I'm looking at getting these for $30. I like the wider gas pedal and the $30.<p><A HREF="http://www.ogracing.com/eshop/itemdetail.asp?ses=3097qw8w75n8ohmmth&itemid=1200&showbrake=1" TARGET="_blank">http://www.ogracing.com/eshop/...ake=1</A>
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (soledoc)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>soledoc</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Derek,<p>Thanks for that pic. That was exactly what I was thinking about doing. Getting the frosted ones on just the 3 pedals and none for the footrest. Did you remove the rubber covers from the brake and clutch? If you didn't, does it feel too tight? Do your feet feel like they're cramped on the gas since the pedal takes up a bit more room?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I did remove the rubber covers and even though I wear size 12 shoes, my feet don't feel cramped at all. No problem "heel 'n toeing" either!<p>Regards,<p>Derek<br>
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (bb vign)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>bb vign</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">LOVE my Takspeed pedals - easy to install, look great and have had no problems with my feet slipping off of any of the pedals.<p><IMG SRC="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v318/lakid042/IMG_5262Medium.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>Regards,<p>Derek</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Are those the shiny slotted or frosted slotted pedals?
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (partridge)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>partridge</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">My advice would be to just get the shiny ones in nonslip.<p>It's bare aluminum, not anodized or hardcoated, so the beadblasting polishes through to shiny in the wear areas in short order.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Do you mean the shiny with the black inserts when referring to nonslip?
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (soledoc)

How about the Evolve pedals. That one has a smooth gas pedal and the brake/cluth pedals are anti slip. That seems to make the most sense. They also look nice.<p><A HREF="http://www.evolvecars.com/site/index.php?id=100,549,0,0,1,0" TARGET="_blank">http://www.evolvecars.com/site...0,1,0</A>
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (soledoc)

Well you can't even order those Evolve pedals yet. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Anyway I have the Takspeed/Ultimate Pedals too and I love them. I got the shiny and anti-slip option and so far my feet haven't slipped. I kept the rubber covers on the pedals too and it doesn't really feel more cramped at all. I don't think you need rubber inserts, the anti-slip option is good enough. Oh and get a footrest pedal in non-antislip with a big R engraving. It's sexy <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (Philup..)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Philup..</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Well you can't even order those Evolve pedals yet. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Anyway I have the Takspeed/Ultimate Pedals too and I love them. I got the shiny and anti-slip option and so far my feet haven't slipped. I kept the rubber covers on the pedals too and it doesn't really feel more cramped at all. I don't think you need rubber inserts, the anti-slip option is good enough. Oh and get a footrest pedal in non-antislip with a big R engraving. It's sexy <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>What is the Ultimate pedal? What is the antislip option? I don't see those listed on the takspeed site. I assume you're meaning the antislip is the one with the rubber inserts.
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (soledoc)

Yes. The anti slip is the rubber nubs. I have the Heico pedals and I love them. But at close to 300.00 USD for the Heico's, Takspeeds are a <B>deal.</B>
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (soledoc)

I see Evolve is coming out with some too:<p><A HREF="http://www.evolvecars.com/site/index.php?id=100,549,0,0,1,0" TARGET="_blank">http://www.evolvecars.com/site...0,1,0</A>
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (frankhoffy)

hm....who will be cheaper? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (soledoc)

I just ordered the slotted only, frosted pedals and footrest from takspeed a few days ago. They're on their way and I will report back once installed<br>- Jim
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (soledoc)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>soledoc</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">What is the Ultimate pedal? What is the antislip option? I don't see those listed on the takspeed site. I assume you're meaning the antislip is the one with the rubber inserts.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I'm pretty sure Ultimate Pedals is the company Takspeed is getting them from. I remember Alan setting up a group buy with them awhile back, that's how I got mine. The anti-slip I was referring to was the cross-hatching not the rubber inserts.
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (soledoc)

Had mine installed for a week now, no issues with wet footwear.<p><IMG SRC="http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y197/KaminariAndachi/bc7d3491.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Do peole like the takspeed pedals? (blot)

That's a nice look. I don't even see the drill holes. Are the rubber nobs covering the drill hole. That's one advantage of having the rubber nobs, plus the better grip. Did you remove the rubber cover pad from the brake/clutch? My only fear is that your foot won't move fast enough off the gas to the brake. I'd like to have a smooth gas pedal and the stickier brake/cluth pedals. I suppose that's a very small issue though. Does takspeed also sell the piece that goes on the floor to protetct the carpet? I haven't seen that.
 
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