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Ok you guy's, with all the slack I got in regards to trading the vert for a bronco. You all talked me into keeping the vert.

So here I am working on it and here is my question of the day.

I pulled out the clutch and brake pedal along with the support. Going to install new bushings and clean it up. Now on the clutch pedal where the main pin connects to the pedal is loose, it looks like Ford had some way of jimmying it on somehow, and I would like to know if it is supposed to have some movement or should I through a tack weld or two so that there is no movement and it remains solid. I am talking about where the cross pin that goes through the support actually connects to the clutch pedal if that helps.

Thanks again.
Bob T
 

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Should be tight. If it is a manual pedal it would probably be easier to get another one than to weld and grind. The bushings ride real close to the union of the pin and pedal.
 

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Bob,

I think you are talking about where the pin connects to the pedal arm. The end of the pin was deformed to hold it in place. There is no reason it cannot be tack welded in place. You could also deform it more with a big hammer, but tack welding would probably be best.

On mine, the pin had a groove in it due to the bushing being worn thru. I took a Dremel tool and ground off the sides of the mushroom area so that I could remove the pin from the pedal. I rotated the pin 180 degrees (around, not end to end)so that the worn slot was on the other side. Now the non-worn side takes the thrust, not the slot. For $30-40 you can buy a new pin if you want. I then re-mushroomed the end and tack welded it in place. Be carefull not to score the side of the pin with a vice as you mushroom the end of the pin.
 

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I had mine welded and it worked like a charm.I only wish I had known about the bearing replacement when I did mine.
 
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