• Hey Guest!
    Yoda says: A FREE resource for the Little British Car community BCF is. Support us with an account upgrade, not many will (less than 1%) "Require" you to pay to play we don't, but if you find BCF helpful, appreciate no pop up ads, and want to ensure we stay online - Supporting us with an "optional" low-cost member upgrade you should. There are some benefits to upgrading!
    **Upgrade Now**
    (PS: Seeing this UGLY banner, you won't)
Tips
Tips

Adjusting Pushrods in Pedal Box

Jim_Gruber

Yoda
Country flag
Offline
Finished assembly of pedal box & resleeved 3/4" Dual Master for Bugsy II tonight. My first finished piece/ sub assembly. Need to adjust the pushrod length. How much play needs to be left in the pedal. If there a Method and Correct Procedure to adjust. Thanks in advance for the help.
 
From "the book"

In the event of the adjustment having been disturbed reset the effective length of the rod connecting the piston to the pedal until until the pedal pad can
be depressed approximately 5/32" before the piuston begins to move. The clearance can be flest if the pdeal is depressed by hand. It si very important that the push-rod shoiuld have a minimum free movement of 1/32" before the piston starts to move.
 
Thanks Bill, Well I can definitely close things down from the > 1/2" free play there is in there now. Thanks for the help.
 
Just an FYI, if you get them too tight (no freeplay), the front brakes will not release properly.
 
Just an FYI, if you get them too tight (no freeplay), the front brakes will not release properly.

I did this when I first bought my Bugeye. I did a brake job and replaced the pads & rotors and adjusted the rods too tightly and the brakes locked up on the test drive. Ooops! Lesson learned. :smile:
 
Tks sometimes loosely is better.
 
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
K TR2/3/3A Adjusting the H6 SU carb jet? Triumph 1
K TR2/3/3A An alternate valve adjusting sequence? Triumph 3
Boink Early Mini Fuel Gauge - adjusting it British Motor Corp 0
M TR2/3/3A Difficulty Adjusting Tr3A Rear Brakes Triumph 12
J Steering Box Adjusting Bolt Lock Nut Austin Healey 11
B Any experiences with adjustment of Jet Adjusting Nut on BN4? Austin Healey 5
AUSMHLY Adjusting Valve Clearance Austin Healey 31
S Testing and Adjusting procedure for RB340 Austin Healey 4
doc50 Adjusting play on steering box? Other British Cars 5
T Adjusting windows/tops etc. for comfortable highway travel Austin Healey 10
BN6_2197 Adjusting Rer Brake of BN6 Austin Healey 2
BN6_2197 Rookie question on adjusting valve clearance Austin Healey 9
Jim_Gruber Adjusting Spridget Doors Spridgets 4
Tinkerman TR2/3/3A TR3 A 1960 adjusting apron Triumph 4
drooartz General MG Alternator link - adjusting bracket length on MGB? MG 8
Joe Reed MGB Adjusting the reverse lamp switch... MG 3
vette Adjusting HD8 Carbs Austin Healey 21
M Adjusting Front Suspension Austin Healey 11
HealeyDave HD Carb Jet Adjusting Screw Question Austin Healey 2
Geo Hahn TR2/3/3A Steering Box Adjusting Screw Triumph 12
RJS TR4/4A Setting up Self Adjusting Slave Cylinder Triumph 6
B Adjusting SU-HD6 Carbs Austin Healey 2
wkilleffer MGB Trouble with adjusting the front SU carb- 74 MGB, HS4 carbs [long] MG 5
S TR2/3/3A little adjusting screw tr3 Triumph 1
F Adjusting gear lever, centershift 3000 Austin Healey 2
L Adjusting the bows before top installation Austin Healey 2
bighealeysource Adjusting toe in on a Healey Austin Healey 8
M Adjusting TR3 regulator Restoration & Tools 1
Scotsman Adjusting clutch pedal travel Triumph 2
R Adjusting Valve Clearances Triumph 13
Moseso TR2/3/3A Adjusting Koni shocks [TR3] Triumph 10
N Adjusting headlights on a BJ8 Austin Healey 2
A Adjusting BJ8 Doors Austin Healey 5
K TR2/3/3A TR3 Fuel Gauge Again.....Adjusting? Triumph 11
B TR2/3/3A 57 TR3 BONNET ADJUSTING SHIMS Triumph 4
drambuie Adjusting steering box with shims Austin Healey 6
brgrmyster TR6 Adjusting TR6 Headlights Triumph 8
M Adjusting idle speed Triumph 28
bighealeysource adjusting the handbrake on BN6 Austin Healey 1
TR6oldtimer Adjusting rockers Triumph 7
Darwin Adjusting steering play? Triumph 7
hondo402000 TR6 adjusting windows to Wind screen TR6 Triumph 2
T Adjusting valves makes me more crazy. Triumph 18
wangdango 100m bonnet fitting/adjusting?? Austin Healey 4
JohnnyMead Tips on Adjusting the Clutch Slave Pushrod? Triumph 4
pjsmetana Low Idle, DVG adjusting = no dice Triumph 12
pjsmetana Adjusting the Bonnet and the Bumper Triumph 5
DarwinT Adjusting a Weber carb Spridgets 3
bighealeysource ADJUSTING THE HAND BRAKE ON A BN1 Austin Healey 1
Y TR4/4A Adjusting valves on a TR-4 Triumph 4

Similar threads

Back
Top