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Old 09-11-12, 01:28 PM   #16
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Lookin good guys... I've driven a car with a foot plate before and I actually found it some what slippery if my shoes were wet. Do you have the same issue?
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Old 09-11-12, 02:16 PM   #17
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I say time for a GB from Figs and Nigel. Im game
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Not to thread jack... Like the e-brake pad btw RCB! but why the opposition to the TSB gas pedal changes? I've seen this mentioned a few times on other threads and am curious...
2 reasons.

1. I don't like the shape of the revised gas pedal, the bottom is different, and IMHO, it looks really funky.

2. There is an ECU reflash that cuts engine power if the gas and brake are applied simultaneously. There are times, when I'm powering through a corner that I brake and accelerate at the same time. I don't want or need any nannies.

See here:

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-f...-recall-4.html

http://www.lexus.com/recall/

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Old 09-11-12, 05:03 PM   #19
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Nice touch to the interior!
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Lookin good guys... I've driven a car with a foot plate before and I actually found it some what slippery if my shoes were wet. Do you have the same issue?
FIGS foot plate won't let your foot slip. The area at the top of each circle is raised just enough to add traction.
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I say time for a GB from Figs and Nigel. Im game
If you can't get the group buy going all the parts only come to $120 so it's one of the cheapest upgrades you can do to the F


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Not to thread jack... Like the e-brake pad btw RCB! but why the opposition to the TSB gas pedal changes? I've seen this mentioned a few times on other threads and am curious...

I would give you the same two answers as Lou. I really don't want a Nannie stopping me from heel/toe driving.

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Old 09-11-12, 08:58 PM   #22
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I wouldn't heel toe the F. I just left foot brake sometimes and I don't want the power to get shut off and spin me into the tulips.
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I love this improvement!

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Old 09-13-12, 01:41 AM   #24
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I love this improvement!

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Lou, please don't think I'm trying to take anything away from your idea. I was actually inspired my your pedal pad install. I have Ultimate Pedals saved in my bookmarks
Once I had noticed what you had done I looked around to see what my options where.
The pad Nigel got me is an OEM Toyota/Lexus part that guys in Japan have been using.
http://www.nigel-jdmparts.com/pedal-for-foot-brake
I had him send me one and when I recived it we learned that it is a direct replacement for most Toyota/Lexus cars but not the ISF. He did a little research and found that guys in Japan have been glueing the pad to the stock rubber pad. I have knocked my stock rubber pad off with my foot a few times I didn't like the idea of glueing on something bigger to kick off. That is what lead me to fabbing the little mounting plate. Using this part is what's new but not the idea of changing the e-brake pedal pad.
Looking to buy the aluminum parking pedal in the link for my ISF.

It says modification needed, what exactly is the modification? Do I have to fabricate my own custom plate in order to mount this aluminum pedal?

Thanks.
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Yes, you will have to make a plate that will accept the pad as shown in the photos from the original post.
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Not thread jacking, but since this is about e-brakes, how often do all of you use the e-brake? I almost never use it, unless I am parking on a really steep incline/decline.
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One of my driveways is on a bit of a hill so I will put mine on before putting the car in park when I'm parked there to avoid loading all the weight on the parking pawl. Other then that almost never.
i use it all the time as well. what i have found though is that if you apply it too soon, the shift lever never quite clicks into place in 'P'. like i have to let it roll ever so slightly before the shifter clicks, but prior to the car rocking into place as if the tranny is holding the weight of the car in place. which i don't like and is why i use the e-brake to begin with.

anyone have a similar experience.

also, OP, love the e brake plate, looks great. the floor piece though, not so much a fan, seems like would hurt my heel in flip flops. ha
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I want to get this done but dont have the fabrication tools to do it. Will you be willing to fabricate one and ship it along and I can pay you via paypal. Love this
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looks cool but never understood why these are mounted when they slip with wet shoes. The rubber ones do not as easily .
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I have the e-brake pedal as well and installation is really quite easy. You'll need a strip of sheet metal, sheet metal straight nippers, a couple of screws with washers and nuts and a drill with drill bit. All materials were bought at Lowes. Measure and cut the sheet metal to create the backing plate. Drill two holes into the pedal and new backing plate. Bolt it all together and stretch on your new pedal cover.
I had to do it a couple of times to get the size just right. At first the backing plate wasn't wide enough and would pop off if I hit it with my foot while getting out of the car. I made a second one that was wider and haven't had any issues since.
I also use my e-brake every time I park and even in the wettest conditions my foot has never slipped off. It's the exact material as our other two pedals. I assumed it was a clutch pedal cover for another Toyota model.
Good luck!
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