Pedal to the Floor
Installing Lokar's Eliminator Gas Pedal
By Damon Lee
It's pretty much guaranteed that you'll never find a flat
surface on your pickup when you really need one. Like when you're looking
for a place to hang that firewall-mounted throttle pedal on any number of
'50s or '60s trucks. There may be a lot of flat space on those firewalls,
but all too often it just seems like it's not in the right place.
That's one of the reasons the folks at Lokar developed
their Eliminator floor-mounted throttle pedal assembly. It provides another
option for vehicles with cramped or contoured firewalls. Of course, some
people will like it for cosmetic reasons since it also moves the throttle
cable mount under the floor, thereby cleaning up the firewall.
Whatever the reason, this slick cable is just the solution
that many rodders are looking for. It's also pretty simple to install. See
for yourself as we watch Alan Crouse install one in Jim Ries' '56 F-100
at Classic Performance Products.