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Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds In a Vortex with your Phantom build? Share your build experiences here.

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Old 20th July 2006, 22:03
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Another question - this time about pedal positions.
When you mount the pedals (with the spacer blocks when you remember them - dohhhh!) did your pedals line up or do they need some messing about with ?
At the moment my clutch pedal is about 40mm higher than the brake pedal which is about 30mm higher than the accelerator pedal. There is no way I could get them all to line up just with adjusting the brake stop switch and a travel adjustment bolt on the clutch. Looks like I might have to either sand the blocks to triangular profiles or use spacer washers under the pedal brackets.
Did everone else have the same problems and if so how did you get over it ?
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TBH Ken the pedals are really badly positioned as the rover box is too wide to allow for space to the left for your foot, hence you wedge it under the clutch!

My pedals came out ok height wise on the brake and clutch but the acc is as you say a bit low for Heel & toe.

I am hoping someone will fit an after market pedal box which I can try and see if it is better? although still can't decide whether to keep the car or not so may be academic.
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Put the spacers under the pedal boxes now and tried to adjust clutch / brake heights and they are a better now but still not ideal.
The difference between tha brake and accelerator is now a bit closer, maybe 25mm so with a nice solid brake it would be o.k. height wise for heel and toe but the pedals are so far apart I would have to be wearing my work boots to be able to reach both.
Clutch still seems a bit too high.
I have now also got too much travel on the accelerator. Need 26mm for closed to wot but will get 31mm with accelerator as positioned. So either need pedal stop - has any one else had to put one in and if so what have you used and how ? - or else modify the actuator arm at the throtle body.
Actuator arm mods are probably favorite as it will give me a more progressive accelerator travel.
What are everyone elses relative pedal heights ?
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