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Hi Guys, can anybody suggest a suitable pedal box that will fit in a standard footwell layout in a Pop/Anglia/Prefect. I'm just about to fit a pinto engine into my Prefect truck and as I'm compromised for space, I'd like something which isn't going to take up any more room than the original setup. I'd like the brake master cylinder to be located in the engine bay.
I look forward to suggestions.

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Dave
 

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I dont have any pics of one and think the one i was saving has been junked but have you looked at a citroen bx their around 6-9" tall about 4" wide and run a clutch cable and can be mounted to a flat bulkhead

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Cheers Vince, thats a definite possibilty mate.

Are there any more likely candidates lads???????????????
 

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Ford Escort pedal box if fairly compact and worth a look. All 3 pedals mounted with engine bay master cylinders.

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Hi Guys, can anybody suggest a suitable pedal box that will fit in a standard footwell layout in a Pop/Anglia/Prefect. I'm just about to fit a pinto engine into my Prefect truck and as I'm compromised for space, I'd like something which isn't going to take up any more room than the original setup. I'd like the brake master cylinder to be located in the engine bay.
I look forward to suggestions.

Cheers
Dave
This is a question I was going to ask too, any pictures of pedal box installations in a 103e would be great.
 

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Thanks very much lads for all the constructive input, its gratefully recieved.
This is my first project with regards to completely changing engine and axles and I don't want to 'experiment' too much as my confidence lies with bodywork and welding, although I'm slowly gleaning knowledge regarding steering geometry and brake ratios.
We all gotta start somewhere!!!

Dave

ps, any additional pics would be great
 

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I apologise :oops:

I work on the basis that anything you get out of something else is unlikely to fit perfectly and also buying stuff is normally far too expensive. The pedal area of a Pop is very tight and the last time I used any OEM pedal box in a build ( in 1979) it was from a Triumph Herald but due to the mounting angle it is difficult to get different master cylinders and it used a hydraulic not cable clutch .I went to the Wilwood site and looked at their tech drawing and made my own the last time I needed a pedal box , cost about £10 instead of £140 odd.

As a good start Transit Mk 3 have all pedals together on a nice strong rod and pivot with chunky steel pedals and use a cable clutch . It is easy to make a new one using that as basis for components.
 

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I got in touch with Caterham and bought a pedal box assembly for one of their little pocket rockets to go in the MG.

Because of the size of the Caterham the assemblies are very compact, the braking system consists of two master cylinders with a bias adjuster and the cylinders are mounted in the engine bay plus there is the bonus that it all comes with a good thick firewall plate which is pre-drilled for all mountings of the cylinders and all three pedals.

Weld the plate in and everything else bolts into place....nice and easy. :tup:
 
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