Has anyone put a pedal instead of the peg for the rear brake on their Challenger? I was interested in the pad off a RM or similar, but I see the pedal on those is molded in one piece.
I'm sure plenty have. You can get aftermarket pedals from Kuryakyn, Joker Machine, etc...Has anyone put a pedal instead of the peg for the rear brake on their Challenger? I was interested in the pad off a RM or similar, but I see the pedal on those is molded in one piece.
Looks good. If Kury comes out with something I'm in. If not when I get around to it I will likely do the same as you. I have been looking for a simple bracket so I don't have to fabricate one. If the rear brake were easier to use I would use it more often.
I did a search last night and found some pre-drilled 1/8 inch steal brackets that might work. It will not be as easy to work with but the size and general shape is already cut. Just have to drill the holes a little bigger and round off the corners.Just so you know. You can buy aluminum coupons that size on eBay for less than a cup of coffee. You’d have to shape and drill, but aluminum is very easy to work with.
@Gregor50 can you share the center of hole to center of hole dimension of your bracket?As series of unfortunate events allowed me to fabricate the bracket - I wrecked my Vintage and tore up one of the Aeromach foot board lowering brackets. The other footboard piece became the raw material to cut out the figure 8 piece pictured above. Without the accident, I don't know that I'd have a source for sturdy aluminum material.
Thanks!The dimension was right at 1 inch (25 cm) from center to center. However, the hole diameter in the scavenged piece was too large, compared to the peg bolt diameter (10 mm I think) - but Lowe's coincidentally had a a nylon bushing that fit the aeromach hole exactly and reduced the diameter to fit the bolts.
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If I started from scratch and had the 3/8 thick coupon, I might have tried tapping the 10 mm threads into the shaped coupon for a more professional appearance (although I don't have the billet, the tapping tools, or the "how to" knowledge). . . If you were to fabricate your own, the upper hole would still need a slightly wider diameter, as you still must insert a bolt through the bracket and into the lever arm.