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Old 09-17-2018, 10:47 AM
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I'll take that. Somewhere some place I've got a Superbowl Tee shirt I'll wear to the next Autocross.

Totally off topic, so I should not install the gas pedal cover eh? Kidding, I know the answer.
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Augmented pedals are compensation for driver technique and or a pedal height/ relationship setup that is off.
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I've got a set of something very similar inbound. Basically it makes the throttle pedal a touch wider on the left. After giving this a try I'll report back.

https://www.srpracing.com/pd_997_2005.cfm

or you can just glue an ice cream sandwich to your gas pedal
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Pedal Augmentation AKA Bolt-ons.

Reminds me of a Tee Shirt.

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Augmented pedals are compensation for driver technique and or a pedal height/ relationship setup that is off.
It could also be seat position. I find that if I'm too close to the pedals it puts my foot in an awkward position for HT.

I adjusted my brake pedal height after changing to a GT3 master cylinder and low boost brake booster. Firm pedal and decreased travel put the brake pedal much higher when 'all in'. Adjustment is under the protective sleeve between the booster and the firewall.
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On more hopefully helpful tidbit.

I've had success teaching a few students HT by having them practice in stages. On the road, typically on off-ramps or anytime slowing down the car (note, not braking), just practice shifting to each lower gear (5->4->3) and rev matching to that next lower gear without braking. It helps the student understand the amount of gas needed to rev match. Then start doing the same thing while braking. It's a simple practice exercise that's fun and ingrains a behavior into the brain and helps the student understand what's happening in the drivetrain / engine.
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It could also be seat position. I find that if I'm too close to the pedals it puts my foot in an awkward position for HT.

I adjusted my brake pedal height after changing to a GT3 master cylinder and low boost brake booster. Firm pedal and decreased travel put the brake pedal much higher when 'all in'. Adjustment is under the protective sleeve between the booster and the firewall.
Thanks, great clue. I think the stock pedal height in my car is good enough.
I've been practicing 3 > 2 and 6 > 2 on a few lonely roads. It's coming along but my next instructor will be the judge of that.
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Its sort of funny/interesting how things change but stay the same. Years ago we were installing metal or plywood pedal extensions and wearing wrestling shoes. Now its a fancy thing and/or software. I sound like an old guy now!
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