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Aftermarket Alloy Pedal Set

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Over the weekend, I purchased a set of alloy pedals from ebay for my 2003 911 C4S, but I screwed up because in my hastiness I ended buying a set that does not exactly fit my model. However, I can still use the set if I do some minor customization. But I need some info and advice before I implement a customized solution. My apologies if I don't know all the terms as I am new to this and this is my first Porsche.

Here is a little background on my situation. My main issue is with the gas pedal. The new gas pedal is a complete replacement of the existing pedal as opposed to a cover that simply attaches to the existing pedal. I am at a point of no return as I have already removed the existing gas pedal and damaged the 4 rings, for lack of a better word, that are located on the hinge at the base of the pedal. Behind the existing pedal is a ball and rod that extends out through a tiny hole of a housing, and the ball connects to the pedal by use of a socket, creating what is essentially a ball joint. The new pedal is intended to be bolted to the floor. I have attached a picture of the pedal set. I can upload more pics later if you guys need it.

My first question(s) is do I need to make sure that the pedal face is a certain angle to the ball and rod? If so, what is that angle? 90 degrees? What effect does it have if the angle is not exactly right?

My second question(s) is what is beneath the floor upholstery? When I bolt the new pedal down, what will I be hitting? I am assuming that it's just a uniform piece of metal, but I'd like to make sure beforehand. Is a 10 mm bolt long enough or is that too short?

Lastly, are there any precautions I should take or any pieces of advice you can share with me before I start poking around the gas pedal?

Thanks in advance everyone and sorry if I am overthinking this.

Note: the pics attached are from the ebay posting, so the pic showing the pedals as installed are of a pre-996 set up.



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Not quite the same set that I have, but I believe that those are meant to be covers not replacements. For the brake and clutch you do take off the rubber pads, but for the throttle it should just screw to the existing pedal. At least this is how mine installed.

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Not quite the same set that I have, but I believe that those are meant to be covers not replacements. For the brake and clutch you do take off the rubber pads, but for the throttle it should just screw to the existing pedal. At least this is how mine installed.

+1 ...These are just covers....Cautions...Just place them carefully again and again......Then drill smile.gif Take your time...Remove the rubber pads (OEM)....If you can clamp in place...great. Mark, drill, and

install bolts...Pretty straight forward.

Goos luck!


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After conducting more research, I realized that there are gas pedals (typically ones used for heel toe shifting) that allow the ball-joint to be attached to several different positions (top to bottom) along the back of the pedal allowing for different pedal heights. Thus, I don't have to be too concerned with the angle which I was referring to. Can anyone confirm this?

If you guys could provide some feedback to my bolt question above, I would greatly appreciate it.

Thanks again. Jason.

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Yes, I really like these pedals. Just know that they are not an exact fit for a 996.


Does anyone know what kind of bolt I should use to bolt down the pedal to the floor? Also, what bolt length is sufficient?

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Just to update you, I was able to install the aftermarket gas pedal without bolting it down to the floor. I simply modded the existing accelerator assembly so that I could use the hinge. If anyone is interested, let me know and I can elaborate on the procedure. Thanks to everyone for their input.

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