Author Topic: Brake Pedal Height 81 C10  (Read 700 times)

Offline huskerhoss

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Brake Pedal Height 81 C10
« on: September 03, 2018, 06:13:22 PM »
I just bought a 81 C10 that I plan on turning into a track truck.  I will be changing engine, chassis, brakes, ect.  Currently the brake pedal is much too high for comfort, let alone safety in regard to gas pedal.  I will obviously be changing the entire braking system, so will I be able to change the brake height once I install a new booster, make that line shorter so it pulls pedal closer to firewall?  Will that change it enough?  Is there another brake pedal with a different angle on it that sits lower?  I really do not want to have to cut and weld as I would never trust it.  Any thoughts or suggestions are appreciated. 

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Re: Brake Pedal Height 81 C10
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2018, 09:29:05 PM »
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Re: Brake Pedal Height 81 C10
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2018, 07:09:24 AM »
imo even if you drop the pedal 3" closer to the floor you wont be able to utilize full braking power as the floorboard will stop you from applying full brake power. you might be better off trying to figure out something with the gas pedal to "raise" it towards you more. that way if something does go wrong it wont be a big safety issue like loosing your brakes
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