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where would you use a left foot MOON gas pedal

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  1. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
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    I have a friend who scrounges aluminum for scrap. he popped up the other day with a moon gas pedal.. the one that looks like a shoe print. it is for the left foot.

    where might a left foot gas pedal be used?
     
  2. Dreddybear
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    If you lost a right leg in a tragic gardening accident it could come in handy.

    But seriously maybe left foot brake pedal for a rail or something?
     
  3. pasadenahotrod
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    It is actually a foot rest made to match the gas pedal.
     
  4. send_it_all
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    Dual Carbs?.....lol
     
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  5. 49ratfink
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    it's on a pivot.. just like the right side gas pedal. no spring though... don't know if is missing or never had one

    it would be good for some of those rat rods with no floor. get a left and a right for the passenger side too.
     
  6. lewislynn
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    Air brakes.
     
  7. Bullington
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  8. GARY?
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    In one of them cars where they drive on the other side of the road. You know like China 'er somethin' :D
     
  9. Dreddybear
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    They're available on their site still. $48.00
     
  10. gearjam1
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    One of my project cars is a right-hand drive British Jowett Jupiter. If the pedals (and floor) weren't missing...I'd go out and see if they placed the gas on the left...
     
  11. Sracecraft
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  12. Bishop Welding
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    It's for going backward.
     
  13. dorksrock
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    clutch pedal? that would be kinda cool!

    Jordan
     
  14. old beet
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    RHD cars still have the pedals the same. L to R, clutch, brake, gas!!
     
  15. ray
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    they'd make bitchin footrests for the "right" harley or similar chopper.
     
  16. lewislynn
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    Suicide clutch?
     
  17. 49ratfink
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    Provides fast action control of the adjustable cavitation plate. Attractive cast aluminum pedal is polished and adjustable to right or left along the shaft to position it for driver comfort. The 7/8" x 17" shaft is keyed to accommodate the pedal and is equipped with special "Oilite" bearings in a housing that can be mounted to the side of the motor stringers or any other upright. Comes with control arm and clevis with 1/2"-20 internal

    nice... but what the heck does that one do?
     
  18. 49ratfink
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    footrests on a Harley.. now your talking
     
  19. ray
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    something i've wanted to do for a while, but i don't have the right bike, too big for my minimalist triumph.
     
  20. Burgy
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    maybe its just there to mess with people?
     
  21. Mercmad
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    You see them all the time in High speed ocean racing boats,It's to control the cavitation plates,which prevent surface air reaching the props when you have two or more Lambo V12's screaming in the stern of your $4,000,000 ocean racer you need to be able to control that sucker.
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  22. Danimal
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    Ohhhh, a cavitation plate control. Why didn't you say so.


    Learn something new every day!
     
  23. 29 sedanman
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  24. borntoolate
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    My personal favorite.
     
  25. nailhead_brent
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    I use one on a fork lift at work.
     
  26. Von Rigg Fink
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    put it in the back seat...for that backseat driver
     
  27. Blackjack Hotrods
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    You say that jokingly but I remember my Father having a little moon barefoot pedal with a ring on the back that would sit on the floor mounted dimmer switch. I wonder now if he still has it or even knows where it is.....
     
  28. Lobucrod
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    Australia? Rudder pedal for an airplane? combo footrest/dimmerswitch pedal? What do you want for it, it got the mate in my coupe!
     
  29. Beach Bum
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    Pedals would be the same, clutch, brake, gas, left to right. But, on a Jowett, the the shift pattern is reversed!?!

    Kurt O. (veritable fountainhead of really useless British car info, or so my wife tells me.)
     

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