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Dead Pedal -- Like it or not?

  • Yes, I love having the dead pedal to rest my left foot on.

    Votes: 16 34.0%
  • No, I hate it! I'd rather not have it there.

    Votes: 5 10.6%
  • It's ok. I can take it or leave it.

    Votes: 26 55.3%

  • Total voters
    47
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Yes or no? Do you like having a Dead pedal to rest your left foot on?
 

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On short trips i guess it's OK. Like waiting in traffic.:mad: But on a long trip i guess i would rather just stretch that leg out. Maybe while taking a nap and letting the cruise control take over:lol:
 

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well in the 81 k-20 if it had one you woulden't be able to hit the brights, and in my mustang it's so far over to the left that it's actually pretty uncomfortable to use
 

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Some do, some don't, so what?

The first car I ever drove that had a dead pedal was the BMW 320i. I thought it was pretty cool, and after that any car that didn't have one couldn't be called a "sports car." Now I like the late Tony Hogg's definition of a sports car: "It doesn't have anything on it that doesn't make it go faster." He was referring to the 427 Cobra.
 

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My legs hurt when I drive too far so i use it consistantly.
 

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only really like it in my beemer where there isnt much room down there. in my truck I couldnt honestly tell you I have one. my feet dont reach that far.
 

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I honestly have no idea what the heck a dead pedal is, I usually stretch my leg out no matter what I'm in. Now I am going to have to go outside and look at the floor on the driver's side, I am curious as to what you are talking about.
 

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Had one on my Acura and used it all the time.
 

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Aftermarket?

I have one in the Vette and Monte Carlo. Truck doesn't come with one and needs it really bad. I'm used to having a dead pedal and get full use of it in my Vette since that is also a track/autocross car.

What aftermarket vendor makes one for the truck? It need keep your foot at the same height as the gas pedal. So it would need some amount of backing on it. Just screwing a generic dead pedal to the floor in these trucks would be show and not functional.
 

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dont really use it, just kind of gets in the way
 

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I kinda just throw that foot underneath my other leg on the floorboard. If I dont, my leg gets stiff. I really don't see a reason for the foot rest.
 
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