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Think about making a wider base for the gas pedal using 1/4 inch plywood. I cut one to a shape that extends the left side of the pedal quite a way along the bottom section. You can copy the shape from the myriad of photos on the web of these $400 pedal set-ups. The photo at the top of this posting is an example. Bolt this to the plastic gas pedal and then lower the brake pedal via the linkage to be level with it at maximum braking loads. NOTE: This may be a little lower than the height you will be able to get by pushing on it with your hand while under the dash.
All this costs only a few bucks plus your time......and can be customized to your foot size too. If you don't like the first pattern of the gas pedal after trying it a few times make another one up.
And as everyone says, practice all the time makes perfect. Even driving on the street I do it to get it to be second nature, so at the track when things are happening alot more quickley it is easier.
You will learn to appreciate the beauty and foresight of Porsches design of the pedals and the floor hinged gas pedal especially for the ability to heel and toe. Modern cars mostly have top hinged pedals which suck for heel and toe.
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