need a little floorboard mounting help

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need a little floorboard mounting help

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Post by LittleAl » Fri Apr 03, 2009 4:47 am

I'm trying to mock up my floorboards and buddy pegs and I'm having a bit of a problem. The floorboards are OEM. I needed to buy a repop set of mounting brackets. I tried different combination's of the brackets in different places and just can't get it all to fit right. I need some guidance on which bracket goes where. the repop setup came with 5 brackets, I guess to accommodate various applications. The ones I'm trying to figure out which of the repos match the OEM numbers 50654-36 (left) and 50655-36 (right). please choose by the letters in the picture, which matches which (the only way I could figure to ask!, lol)
I can't seem to get a combo that works and lets the floorboards seem right and the bracket clear the brake rod. The brake rod, mounting plate and pedal are all OEM.
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Re: need a little floorboard mounting help

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Post by 51Hog » Fri Apr 03, 2009 5:02 am

In A thousand words........
Here u go.
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Re: need a little floorboard mounting help

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Post by LittleAl » Fri Apr 03, 2009 5:07 am

A picture may be worth 1K words but when you're stupid like me... lol

so the one with the hard bend ("D" in my picture) goes on the right side, right?

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Post by 51Hog » Fri Apr 03, 2009 5:10 am

That would be the one.

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Re: need a little floorboard mounting help

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Post by LittleAl » Fri Apr 03, 2009 5:26 am

thanks!

now that i know which one goes where I see that my brake rod just needs to be bent the slightest bit to clear the bracket.

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Re: need a little floorboard mounting help

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Post by PanPal » Fri Apr 03, 2009 3:43 pm

Mount A is the front right board if you have a master cylinder. This will be the one you don't use.

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Re: need a little floorboard mounting help

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Post by mbskeam » Fri Apr 03, 2009 5:54 pm

I think that the B, C, need spacers to simulate the thickness of the crash bar mount pad.
about 1/4" thick, but washers will work.

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Re: need a little floorboard mounting help

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Post by LittleAl » Fri Apr 03, 2009 6:23 pm

well late last night I put them on and the right rear one (D) hit the brake rod, which IS bent up a bit. I bent it a bit straighter but it still touches the underside of the bracket, just barely, but does. as the brake is applied the rod moves downward so it won't affect brake operation. I think I'll put a 1/4 inch spacer between the frame tab and the bracket to move it up away from the rod.

as far as the spacers go that Mbskeam suggests, I'll wait until I actually mount the floorboards to make sure they end up parallel. I do have a front crash bar, although I have not added that into the mockup yet

Thanks guys

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Re: need a little floorboard mounting help

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Post by FlatHeadSix » Fri Apr 03, 2009 8:08 pm

Al,
The rear studs will also require a spacer if you don't mount the optional brackets for the passenger foot pegs, same kind of deal as allowing for the thickness of the crash bar on the front.

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Re: need a little floorboard mounting help

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Post by LittleAl » Fri Apr 03, 2009 9:32 pm

thanks Mike, i do have buddy pegs.

gonna go through it all tonight. Saturdays are my solid 10 hours to work on the Pan day and I'm saving tomorrow for buttoning up the cam chest, lifters, car & throttle and the primary & tins.

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