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Diamond tread pedals

I just got done making some diamond tread pedal. There kinda dirty from work with them and all. Why does photobucket screw with my pictures like that. I don't appreciate it. So what ur opinion? Think i should some how finish the edge?
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Those look good. How are they held down, and did you remove the rubber first?
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they look sweet how are they on there?
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I like them. I too, want to know how they are held on there.
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I like them
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I would be really afraid of my foot slipping off the pedal, especially on snowy days. They look good though.
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i took the rubber off and gouged the metal of both side really deeply. then cleaned with mineral spirits and used 3M two sided tape. I clamped the metal to pedal and heated and cool them. i figured that the tape would kind of melt into all the cracks and then dry there. the gas petal is all plastic so i will see how good of a bond i will get. i have had the brakes done for a little while now and i have to say that it gives me a better grip on the petals than stock. the diagonal treads catch ur foot when it goes to slide of the edge. i haven't driven with the gas though so i will see how it goes.

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i think it looks alright. clean it up a bit and it'll look better. and diamondplate does get kinda slippery though. it's spelled pedal btw...
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it's spelled pedal btw...
lol good point
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^^LOL.

I definately like the idea...but i'd go a step further.....if i were to do that, i'd get them sprayed with bedliner. My feet already kinda slip off the rubber ones when it's snowy or muddy, espicially since i have a manual trans.....so i wouldn't be doing this to mine. But I do appreciate the idea.....as it's a cool one.
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u could try subfloor adhesive to glue them on permenantly, and then use a C clamp, or vice grips to hold them in place for a few hours. Sub Floor adhesive will stick better than the 2 sided tape, and works on plastic. I know, thats how my mirror caps are on - with subfloor adhesive
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