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Join Date: Nov 2002
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Re: Heel-toe downshifts
I dunno about reconditioning this and uprating that, I would have thought it was a case of an adjustment rather than an improvement or fix. The reason the brake goes lower than the accelerator is that it always has, not that somethings wrong, so I wouldn't have thought the hoses or fluid change would make much difference.
Having said that, I've no idea how to make the adjustment you want.
I know exactly what you mean, I can't really heel-and-toe, but on very cold mornings I have to do a clumsy approximation of it, as I daren't use the handbrake in case it sticks, and there's a very steep hill with traffic lights at the top.
It involves slowly sliding my foot across, with my ankle bent at a weird angle, while making sure I don't let off the pressure on the brake and slide into the car behind. Not terribly comfortable.
I don't think you need to change the range of travel of the accelerator or brake, but you need to change where that range starts and ends.
Any mechanical minded people with suggestions?
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