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Old 04-10-2013, 02:53 PM   #1
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I was just about to order the ReadyBrute Elite

for my 2013 Ford, then it occurred to me. I have adjustable pedals.

Might I damage the car (front bumper) should we extend or retract the pedal?

How about having the cable too tight, due to pedal movement?


Anyone with adjustable pedals using this brake system?
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Old 04-10-2013, 06:19 PM   #2
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Below is what the instruction say about adjustable pedals.

"Keep in mind if you are working on a vehicle with adjustable pedals to
place pedals in highest position. Always tow with pedals in the
highest position."

This is at Step 5-C of the instructions.
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By installing with the pedals in the highest position, it makes it easier to unhook the cable by moving the pedals down before breaking down the tow setup.

At least that's what I have learned.
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Old 04-10-2013, 07:28 PM   #4
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OK thanks

I guess that will HAVE to be part of my pre-tow check sheet



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Below is what the instruction say about adjustable pedals.

"Keep in mind if you are working on a vehicle with adjustable pedals to
place pedals in highest position. Always tow with pedals in the
highest position."

This is at Step 5-C of the instructions.
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:29 PM   #5
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The take away point not made yet is to make checking the slack in that cable when you're done hooking it all up a key part of that check list!

If the cable's length is set for the pedals being "back" all the way, and you happen to have them forward without thinking about it, you'll have noticably more slack than normal. Hopefully, that will jar the brain into gear when you notice that?
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