i just cant heel toe in this car

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makes me feel amateurish but its just impossible in this car. Also my last car shifted so much smoother maybe i just have to get used to the car. It's a 2020





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youll be able to do it eventually. i couldnt at first either cause the gas and brake pedals are so far apart both side to side and forward and back.

after owning the car for over a year i can do it pretty easily now.
 

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The pedal spacing is terrible stock. Its not your fault. I suggest the acuity pedal spacer to fix your issue.
i tried the acuity spacer and it made it worse for me. it makes the gas pedals protrude too far towards the drive and as a result made my ankle hurt.

i did adjust the brake pedal back a little but though only like a cm but it still helped.
 

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Just tossing out ideas. Gotta find the one that works for you. There are 2 or 3 different brands offering relocation brackets for our gas pedals. Id shop around and see which ,if any, seem like a viable solution for you!
 

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i tried the acuity spacer and it made it worse for me. it makes the gas pedals protrude too far towards the drive and as a result made my ankle hurt.

i did adjust the brake pedal back a little but though only like a cm but it still helped.
What about Position C?
I personally use location C as well and it’s perfect.
 

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I've been using location C and it's an excellent placement for ergonomics and driving comfort for me, but it didn't make heel toe any easier.

I may try A or B and see if it improves.
 

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The problem IMHO is that Honda engineered a lot of travel into the brake pedal. During corner entry under hard braking, it seems to be fine. But under any other scenario, the brake pedal protrudes just far enough to make heel/toe feel awkward.
 

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The problem IMHO is that Honda engineered a lot of travel into the brake pedal. During corner entry under hard braking, it seems to be fine. But under any other scenario, the brake pedal protrudes just far enough to make heel/toe feel awkward.
Mine is opposite. There is basically no travel in my brake pedal. I feel like id be locking up the brakes if i pushed any harder than a few cm. If there was more travel i feel like it would be easier to get my foot level with the gas more making heel toe easier.
 

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I'm almost embarrassed to say that I tried this the first day driving my car home and completely missed the gas pedal with my heel. I'm 5'10" and the pedal placement is far from ideal for heel-toe, I've been doing it in every manual I've owned from 20+ years and this is the hardest one to do naturally for me.
 

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Get the Acuity spacer... not ideal for my needs but much better than stock. I use position B, didnt like C. As satisfying as doing a heel toe downshift correctly yourself is I still wish the Si had auto downshift revmatch like the CTR does.
 

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Consider the Perrin relocation bracket as well. It requires trimming a mounting bolt, but it might provide a better heel-toe position than the Acuity.
 

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I can get it under hard breaking no problem. Dont need it for anything else really. It is a pain at first. Ended up not buying the pedal spacer since I seen so many people not like it.
 

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