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Old 12-17-2012, 06:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Pezza View Post
I spent 3 hours often in contorted positions last night removing the clutch pedal, installing the Race Roots bracket and reinstalling partially. My problem is that the RR bracket is obstructing the way for one of the nuts for reattachment to the firewall. Of course it had to the most difficult nut on the left side so it took a while for me to figure out it just wasn't going to work. I removed the pedal again and took some pics.

Any one had this problem? The hole in the RR bracket is maybe 1/8" inch off compared with the hole in the original pedal. This causes the nut to be obstructed by the vertical part of the bracket. Is this a manufacturing fault in one of the batches?? Only thing I can think of doing is taking to the bracket with a dremel to extend the hole but that would be a major pain. Hopefully I there's a better solution.

Any ideas?
I had exactly this problem. It took me two hours to get that nut back in place. Much cursing. Wife forbidding me to work on my car again.

My bracket came from Race Roots with that left-hand hole drilled out a little bit oversize. The hole still wasn't in the right place.

Race Roots: Please fix this! The left-hand hole can't be made any bigger because the tab is too small (there won't be enough "meat" left if you make the hole any bigger). Biggen that tab, make the hole another 1/16 larger. Save my marriage.

Now, of course, the clutch switch is not engaging, and I don't want to tighten those nuts any more for fear of snapping that stud. That would be a major PITA. So this morning I had to start the car by pressing that switch by hand as I start the car. Great anti-theft device, but impractical for daily driving.

Anyone have any ideas about that switch?

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Old 02-21-2013, 11:19 PM
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You ordered from them or us?
i ordered from your site; not sure what happened since my card did not get charged and i also did not receive the product or shipping info. was the product out of stock? i sent an email asking about the a full clutch kit recently. if the product was not ordered is there something happening with the product? i noticed the latest threads pointing to issues with the clutch engaging?
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Old 02-22-2013, 12:30 AM
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I noticed the latest threads pointing to issues with the clutch engaging?
Answer to the neutral safety switch is below, I posted it in the last page.
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All you have to do is pull it out harder. It's serrated and feel as though you'd snap the stud but it will give and sometimes it may completely come out... (Simply insert it back in)
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Answer to the neutral safety switch is below, I posted it in the last page.
Sounds good thanks Grace, I'll call Raceroots in the morning and finalize my order then. I'm glad everything is covered in this thread.
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Just received the clutch pedal kit with clutch line cable from Race Roots .. I'll let everyone know how it goes ..
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just installed the clutch pedal and clutch line kit from race roots through performance by jax in sterling va .. it feels real stiff and nice now definitely worth the buy if your clutch snapped or is wobbly.
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Hi Race Roots,

Are you still around? I tried installing your pedal kit but the brackets don't sit flush with the assembly, so before I drill into it I want to confirm if this needs to be replaced or is ok. Bracket on top is off
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