Applicable to: '90 - '97 '99 + 1.6 liter 1.8 liter
Miata aluminum pedal plates
Installation issues: Pre-drilled holes in the plates line up with support welds on brake, clutch and accelerator. At lease one in all instances if centered on pedal. No instructions are included with the package. If the pedals were mounted to avoid the welds, they would be about 1/2" inch lower than the stock pads. Make sure to use the screws on the foot rest pedal, one of the three is not accessable from the back. Hardware: There are 2 different length of bolts, all bolts have lock nuts. There are also 4 additional screws. The screws are philips and the bolts use hex (not metric). Use: Pedals have a good feel, but may cause problems with wide feet. I caught myself pressing the accelerator and catching the brake. Also, when using the foot rest, I found my foot to be trapped behind the clutch.
The design seems more suited for a Mustang (more room between pedals and between floor. Best bet would be to trim them to just oversize of the current metal pad.
Under 5 minutes to remove
Applicable to: '90 - '97 1.8 liter
SRP Machined Aluminum Pedals that cover your existing pedals (after removing the rubber covers on the clutch & brake). Gorgeous!
Purchased through GoMiata.com. Quality solid; look GREAT. Slight curve to the clutch and brake pedals that didn't quite fit the curvature of my stock pedals; your mileage may vary. Instructions recommend bend them as needed, this is difficult - thick quality aluminum doesn't bend easy! The gas pedal fits fine, as does the dead pedal on the far left. Installation straight forward but time consuming - very little space underneath. VERY difficult to drill through the steel pedals. Recommend use an appropriate drill bit (carbide or titanium)- skip battery operated drills unless they spin at a high RPM to cut through steel. I found sunlight to be much easier than lights. Remove the bottom steering column cover - you'll appreciate the extra room to drill with. Sat on the ground and slid my legs underneath the car; if you're the right size it gives you a great working angle. Start pilot holes prior to drilling - trust me, that drill wanders!!! Take! your time...
Overall, these look terrific and are well worth the money. Although the installation was probably more difficult for me than most, I'm glad I got them. Highly recommended!
Difficult to remove without leaving damage
Set of 4 Aluminum race pedals(Gas, brake, clutch, "dead pedal"). Very well made product.
After purchasing the set from EBAY, it arrived within 2 weeks, and it came with a few scratches on the back of the dead pedal. Also, several screws and nuts were missing, so I had to go out to the local hardware store to purchase the needed hardware. In my opinion, still a great deal for $49. Installation took longer than expected, which was about 1 hr 15 min. The reason for the long installation time was due to the limited amount of room in the miata's footwell and also because i took the extra time to line up the drill points so that i would get it right the first time. Installation was straightforward, and the directions are pretty well written. After finishing the installation, i took my miata out for a spin and was amazed at the improvement over the stock pedals in grip. In fact, it took me a little time to adjust to the better grip. The ability to heel-toe downshift is greatly improved over the stock pedals.
Great set of pedals. Greatly improves grip and the ability to heel-toe downshift over the stock pedals. They also look great! Only problem with them is that they are expensive (around 60 bucks if purchased from racepedals.com). Luckily, i found a set on EBAY for $49. Also, i didnt recieve all of the hardware, but other than that, a truly great product! if your looking for a good set of race pedals I highly reccomend these.
Over 30 minutes to remove completely
Applicable to: '90 - '97
Machined aluminum pedals
These pedals look very nice.....much better than my worn out stock pedals. The pedal for the throttle is a bit wider than stock, so consequently, I keep catching it with the right side of my right foot while braking. A perfect excuse to learn how to heel-toe brake...but annoying nonetheless.
An attractive addition to the interior, but they take some getting used to, especially when braking.
Under 30 minutes to remove completely
Applicable to: '99 +
SRP racing pedals; Machined aluminum pedal overlays for stock pedals after removal of rubber pads from clutch and brake pedal. Optional "dead" pedal overlay is mounted over plastic "dead" pedal.
I encountered the following during installation: (1) There are three pre-drilled holes in the pedals designed to overlay the stock brake and clutch pedals. On the brake pedal, the pedal lever is welded to the back of the stock pedal in alignment with the upper left pre-drilled hole in the SRP pedal. My solution--use only two of the three holes to secure the SRP pedal overlay to the stock brake pedal. (2) The pre-drilled holes in the SRP accelerator pedal overlay were about 1/8-inch out of alignment with the holes in the stock accelerator pedal. My solution--use a rattail file to elongate the holes in the SRP accelerator pedal overlay to match the holes in the stock accelerator pedal. (3) The pre-drilled holes in the SRP accelerator pedal overlay were not countersunk. My solution--countersink the holes in the SRP accelerator pedal overlay by using a large drill bit.
Overall, I think the SRP pedal overlays are a functional and attractive product. I do think, however, that the folks at SRP should recheck the hole positioning for their product. Also, use a good quality drill bit for drilling holes in the stock pedals--they're made of fairly strong steel. Start each hole to be drilled by using a hammer and a punch to make a small indent. Then, drill a small pilot hole. Finally, drill the hole that will accept the mounting screw. As always, wear good eye protection since metal chips fly during drilling.
Under 30 minutes to remove completely
Applicable to: '90 - '97 '99 +
CNC machined aluminum pedals for Miata. 4 pieces for manual shift car - accelerator, clutch, brake, dead pedal, plus mounting hardware and well written instructions.
If you peruse eBay as much as I do you have seen these pedals. Russ Howell sells them on eBay as well as at his web site, http://srpracing.com. On his site they go for $49 to $69 a set. You may get them for a little less on eBay. He sells a couple different styles. Mine have the "M" logo machined into the clutch and brake pedals. They are also available with "Roadster" or plain. Mine have an accelerator pedal that fits over the stock pedal. He also has an extension which attaches to the left side of the pedal, for the purpose of improving heal and toe shifting. They are lightweight aluminum, attractively machined, and secured by drilling and attaching with screws and nylock nuts. Installation is straightforward, involving removing the rubber pads and drilling the pedals. This is not that difficult if you take your time -- probably no worse than fumbling with the clamp-on style pedals.
I like 'em. They are a nice size and shape, feel good, and look classy. I especially like the included left foot rest (dead pedal), as it just completes the look. They are not universal, but fit the Miata specifically, with the right shapes and curves. They may be a little more expensive than some of the universal pedals, but I think quite worth it, and not much money at all when compared to what we pay for most of the chrome doodads we can't live without. Take a look at them!
Under 30 minutes to remove completely
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