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Old 06-05-2024, 09:22 AM
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Default Floor mounted pedals

Hi all,
just curious, did any of the old AC Cobras ever have floor mounted pedals?

I know quite a few classics from the 60's had floor mounted setups, like the old BMW 2002, Alpha Romeros, and 911's etc....
Seems this was fairly common in that era, especially for track cars

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All AC cars had floor mounted brake and clutch. The accelerator was a pendant hung from the footbox.
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Old 06-05-2024, 05:34 PM
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Funny things huh?
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And you can tweak them a bit if you have fat feet.

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One of my pet peeves is many replicas have top hung pedals. It catches my eye almost immediately.

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