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Old 03-30-2021, 07:02 PM   #1
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What Lokar Pedals are best for 58

Hey all

I will be changing to a Lokar floor mount eliminator style pedal (FMG-6098) and was just wondering what pedal other people are using for the brake on the 58 Apaches.

They dont specifically list anything but there are a few that should work. Being in New Zealand, i just dont want to get it wrong is all.

Best options I have found (in no particular order) are the
* BAG-6076
* BAG-6141
* BAG-6091

Has anyone tried any of these before or is there a better option..

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Old 03-30-2021, 10:54 PM   #2
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Re: What Lokar Pedals are best for 58

I have the eliminator gas pedal in 58 TRUK. it's not the best option for 55-59 trucks. The firewall is to angled for it to work well. It works, just not well.
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Old 03-30-2021, 11:58 PM   #3
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Re: What Lokar Pedals are best for 58

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How far into your build thread before one finds some pics?
Did you use a brake pedal cover too, if so which one?
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Old 03-31-2021, 07:40 AM   #4
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Re: What Lokar Pedals are best for 58

I used the “Lakester” pedal, if I was going to do it again I’d probably use one of their floor mounted pedals.
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Old 03-31-2021, 01:17 PM   #5
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Re: What Lokar Pedals are best for 58

I have a '56 and went with Lokar BAG-6165 (71-71 C10). Works great.
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Old 03-31-2021, 02:48 PM   #6
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@bosco. Any pics

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Old 04-03-2021, 03:15 PM   #8
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Re: What Lokar Pedals are best for 58

I think the lokar eliminator pedal feels good and looks good, I know orge feels different.( you can make a wedge to get the angle you like) I maintained the same angle as stock. I looked at a ton before I settled on lokar, in my humble opinion I think lokar has a excellent look and quality . Clayton machine works now has some new looking throttle and pedal assemblies look REALLY nice but its not cheap
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Old 04-03-2021, 03:45 PM   #9
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Re: What Lokar Pedals are best for 58

Ild be interested on getting a pic of your wedge. I'm buying the 3/4" spacer with that thought in mind.

Lokar are recommending a bronco pedal that no one seems to stock but the 60-66 pedal looks like it should work. I am just waiting to hear back from them before buying

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Old 04-03-2021, 04:08 PM   #10
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Re: What Lokar Pedals are best for 58

Clayton Machine is now part of the Lokar Family, both are high quality vendors that should live together well, to everybody's benefit.
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Ild be interested on getting a pic of your wedge. I'm buying the 3/4" spacer with that thought in mind.

Lokar are recommending a bronco pedal that no one seems to stock but the 60-66 pedal looks like it should work. I am just waiting to hear back from them before buying

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I did not do a wedge for it feels comfortable to me when i tested it with the seat in the truck, now my truck is not finished so maybe after an hour or two driving it when done will be the determination. but if later i decide to chance the angle I could always use a 2x1" square stock (aluminum or steel) and cut the desired angle for a wedge. I had to use the lokar eliminator for I had a 4" set back in the fire wall for motor clearance . a fire wall mount would not work in my case. if you have the stock fire wall you can use a fire will mount pedal with no problem... now the lokar eliminator does have a very clean look and very smooth operation. which ever you go with order it and mount it , you can always return it if you dont like it. the down side is you will have holes to fix if you dont like it. but it was easy for me because iam still in the construction phase. its more difficult if its already painted (not sure where you are on the truck). anyways I know Iam rambling on here but though I'll throw a few ideas your way, hope it helps good luck
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Clayton Machine is now part of the Lokar Family, both are high quality vendors that should live together well, to everybody's benefit.
interesting, I did not now that. thanks for that info
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imo, bosco's pedal would work best in TF trucks. i like the look of the eliminator pedal, it just fits wrong. look at slammed57's pic, the pedal is almost vertical. my foot only contacts the top edge, if you adjust it down, you loose wot and kickdown of the aod. i did make a spacer to get it out of the carpet. it's just uncomfortable for long trips




this pic is pre-roadworthy. to get wot (wide open throttle) and for the kickdown to work, i had to adjust it vertical. i think the arm under the floor is too short, it needs to be longer for more throttle pull. i think it's designed for flatter floors.

the photosuck fiasco sort of messed up my thread. i need to get a temporary god mode to upload new pics
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