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clutch peddle

Discussion in 'Z3 M Roadster & Coupé' started by swamper, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. swamper

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    is there anyway to adjust the height of the clutch peddle as its slightly higher than the other 2 peddles?
    just to add there's nothing wrong with the biting point its just the height...ta :ymblushing:
     
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    Hi
    This was a problem i had when i got the car going from a 1.9 to an ///M
    The dealer said the pedal was higher due to the weight of the clutch,
    more pressure needed on pedal, i didnt know if this was a load of ball
    They changed the clutch pedal complete, they said that Bmw was aware
    and had made an alternative uprated pedal.
    This did help alot, like you, i felt the pedal should roughly level with brake
    I also complained there was no room to rest your foot,
    they commented its a drivers car you dont rest your foot?
    I have since been informed its the width of the ///M gearbox,
    due to lack of foot resting space, i'm ok with it now
     
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    hmm ok so theres no adjustment then....just an unrated peddle...any ideas where one of the said items may be purchased?

    btw cheers Ray ;)
     
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    ask at the dealers and say you know somebody who had on replaced
    you never know your luck
     
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    cheers Ray ;)

    edit..just spoke to BMW in stockport and they have never heard of the issue....will have to follow this up
     
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    Pedal
     
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    yep i know... Maurice made me do it....
     
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    It was about twelve years ago i had it done
    i bet the bloke was still at school then :D
     
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    we may have found a solution to this little problem ....rather than lower the clutch...im going to raise the brake instead ;)
    we'll see.........its not urgent...may just be a case of getting used to it....but i do find it odd
     
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    Swamps

    Going from the accerator to a higher
    brake pedal is that a good idea :-s
     
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    doing the accelerator as well....sorry forgot to add that bit.
    if you remove the rubber cover from the clutch pedal and fit a metal cover.... then fit the metal covers to the other 2 pedal but leave the rubber covers on them it will lower the height of the clutch pedal in relation to the other 2 pedals....(or raise the height of the of the brake and accelerator) depending on how you want to look at it.
    all in all they should line up better ;)
     
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    Should have bought an auto......... :-^
     
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    i'd have still found something to alter :))

    anyway....have you ever taken your hard top off to see if you do have a soft top under there :ympray:
     
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    Nope, but I can see it through the rear window of the hard top....... :)
     
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    it might be someones old coat :))
     
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    ^ :)) Like it.