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Old 29th May 2015, 20:13   #1
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Default Too short to drive! Unable to push brake pedal

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My wife has been happily driving her i10 and uses a pillow for that minor assistance and hopefully continue ever after

Now the problem started when she wanted to drive my XUV. She is unable to push the brake pedal all the way

Now, if you can't stop the car then you better not drive it

Can anyone guide me if I can have an modification which can allow me to take care of the problem

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Can anyone guide me if I can have an modification which can allow me to take care of the problem
Solution 1: Change car.
Solution 2: Change wife.
Solution 3: Buy 6" platform heels for wife.

Naah, just kidding! No offence intended.

The usual solution is to use a set of pedal extenders. A thread exists about it on Team-BHP too (Pedal Extenders), though there's not much information there. You could either do a DIY such as in the following video:


or you could choose to buy them from proprietary manufacturers such as

or http://www.pedalextenders.com/

I don't see any direct sellers in India though. You would likely have to import them.

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.... if I can have an modification which can allow me to take care of the problem
Any adjustment in seat possible ?
Or change the seat itself which has slightly lesser height and lesser steering to seat gap.
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Solution 1: Change car.
Solution 2: Change wife.
Solution 3: Buy 6" platform heels for wife.
I am happy with my XUV so won't be changing that for sure

Now changing wife, it's cheaper to change your car

As my wife says "want another girl in life? Can you afford to??


Looking at diy option now, will get in touch with a fabricator for making the pedals

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