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Hydro clutch pedal vs. Z-bar clutch pedal

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by GM Man, Apr 22, 2006.

  1. GM Man

    GM Man 1/2 ton status

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    Did a search, but couldnt find the info needed. Does anyone know if the hydro clutch pedal and the z-bar (linkage style) clutch pedal are the same or is there a difference between the two? I just picked up a hydro bellhousing, but didnt have time to get the pedals. I have a set of the "old" pedals and would like to know if those would work or not.
     
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    never looked to see if it can be adapted but they are different. Hydraulic pedals have the stud or hole(I forget which as this point) to attach the master cylinder pushrod to the pedal. Not sure if there are any other differences. Sorry I can't be more of a help.
     
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    The hydraulic setup has "rods" attached to the pedal bracket that go through the firewall to mount the master cylinder to.

    Wonder if GM still sells the pedal/brakcet setups?
     
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    what they both said.... ya best bet is to replace the entire pedal assembly vs trying to mod the mechanical one
     
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    There is quite a bit of difference. I just went through all of that.
    I would go with the hydro set up for sure.
     
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    I used my manual pedal...simply drilled a hole in it and used a bolt for the pushrod:D
     
  7. GM Man

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    I was thinking about doing this as well, but I was able to get back to the truck and get the "hyrdo" pedals (Clutch & Brake). So now I have both setups to pick from when I get ready to do my swap. Oh and metric bolts are a bitch!!:mad:
     
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    hahah Well cool! Sounds like a plan!
    Good Luck
    Burt
     

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