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Hi all, I'm after a manual trans brake pedal for a 1965 or 66, and needs to be from a disc brake car. The pushrod
pin should be in the location like in the pic and possibly have a 'D' stamped near in on the
backside.
You can email me at gjz30075 [email protected] gmail.com
 

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There is only one brake pedal for '65/'66. It doesn't matter if the car left the factory with manual drums, power drums or manual discs, the brake pedal is the same.
Depending on whether the car had MT or AT the width of the actual pedal was different.
 

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There is only one brake pedal for '65/'66. It doesn't matter if the car left the factory with manual drums, power drums or manual discs, the brake pedal is the same.
Depending on whether the car had MT or AT the width of the actual pedal was different.
Other than the pin location, as shown now for a drum brake car. A little known fact pointed out to me
from the ConcoursForum guys. I verified this wtih the 66 GT I had and another drum brake car.
 

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To be honest, I don't know why the difference. Master is in the same location for both.
 

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C5ZZ-2455-A: Before 8/18/1964 Manual Drum Brakes
C5ZZ-2455-B: Before 8/18/1964 Automatic Drum Brakes
C5ZZ-2455-G: After 8/18/1964 Manual Disc Brakes
C5ZZ-2455-H: After 8/18/1964 Automatic Disc Brakes
C5ZZ-2455-J: After 8/18/1964 Manual Drum Brakes
C5ZZ-2455-H: After 8/18/1964 Automatic Drum Brakes
That is the original Part numbers.

Picture 1 shows the short pin.

Apparently Ford did not care about the disc brake pedals as I have found those on drum brake cars and drum brake pedals on disc brake cars, unmolested cars, and the original part numbers were superseded. The -G is available on line for 2 - 3x the cost of a "regular" pedal, if you want to have the bragging rights for it. It appears it was a design that was created, but not "applied" on the productions line. IOW, an engineer created a part number, they were built, and then it was decided it made no difference, so all the manual brake pedals (disc and drum) were dumped into the same bin, and put on cars no matter what brake system they actually had.

The -G has also been called the Power Brake Pedal, since it looks different, and Urban Legends from the 1960's 70's 80's etc. are hard to stomp out.


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I too fell down this "rabbit hole" until Mustangerbob set it (me) straight.👍
 

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I have one I don't need. I'll look to see which one it is.
 
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