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I'm interested, but not yet committed, to a set of aluminum pedals. I have taken off the rubber covers of my existing pedals, as I'm tall and appreciate the extra distance (every bit helps). But, the base metal pedals are none too attractive. <p>I'm guessing the Heico or Takspeed are just covers over the exisitng metal pedal base, or do they somehow replace the entire pedal? If they are "covers", about how thick are they and are they generally larger then the base pedal for easier heel toe? Thanks
 

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Re: Pedals (Johnr352)

or you could go with the autovation pedals which are metal covers with a couple different finishes and grip styles and you get a dead pedal aswell. A few people have gotten these and are happy with them. <p><A HREF="http://www.autovationparts.com/store/VolvoS60.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.autovationparts.com/store/VolvoS60.html</A>
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>bpray9223</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">or you could go with the autovation pedals which are metal covers with a couple different finishes and grip styles and you get a dead pedal aswell. A few people have gotten these and are happy with them. <p><A HREF="http://www.autovationparts.com/store/VolvoS60.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.autovationparts.com/store/VolvoS60.html</A></TD></TR></TABLE><p>These are very good quality and reasonably priced. However, I do love the look of the Heico's and would also consider paying the extra for them!
 

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Re: Pedals (George @ ViVA)

Ok, thanks, but they are all pretty much just covers (metal) to the exisitng base pedal, right?
 

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Re: Pedals (Johnr352)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Johnr352</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Ok, thanks, but they are all pretty much just covers (metal) to the exisitng base pedal, right? </TD></TR></TABLE><p><br>yes.. I have the takspeed and they screw directly down to the existing pedal. They are pretty thick however . over 1/8th inch thick
 

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Re: Pedals (fergs60r)

Great stuff with Autovation. Four pedals plus the heel pad for a great price.<p>Search helps too. Here's one from last week:<p><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=120143" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=120143</A>
 

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Re: Pedals (Johnr352)

this may help.<p><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=113253" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=113253</A>
 

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Re: Pedals (mpdbrown)

It does, thanks.
 

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I just installed the Autovations about a week ago. They are really good pedals and match the brushed aluminum of the car very well. <p>Install with these is not as easy as it could be. All the pedals will need to have holes drilled in as the pedals through bolt on. It's actually kinda difficult if you have a large drill as the angles are not optimal for a straight shot. I found that no matter what I did (even removed the liner below the steering wheel) I could not get a directly straight shot in with the drill so the top screws on the brake and clutch are a hair skewed.<p>Also, make sure you use the best drill bit you have. Autovation recommends Cobalt bits, but use the sharpest thing you have. The OEM pedals are a tough metal and it isn't easy (I broke one of my bits, pushing just a bit too hard).<p>I'll post some pics when I get a chance so you can see how they turned out, maybe give you a better idea of what you are getting.
 

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^^ Good info ^^
 
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