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Old 02-04-2018, 12:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm partial to steel toed boots myself. My gauges show me how much to press or let off pedals.
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Be carefull when removing shoes, if you brake or corner hard, one may end up under the brake pedal. And the next time you try to brake “oh noooo”
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I'm partial to steel toed boots myself. My gauges show me how much to press or let off pedals.
Your feet must be smaller than mine. Boots start being a problem in many cars for me, often catching the widest part of the sole on the brake pedal when applying gas or clutch. Size 13W...

Even so, I hardly worry about it. I just drive with whatever shoes I happen to be wearing.

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