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For those of you who have sat in the ST in person, did it have a dead pedal? My Titanium doesn't have one and Im hoping the ST being a "sporty " version has one.
 

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Cripes...that doesn't sound like it should be a big deal...but it really is! Now I'm curious...
 

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Sux if it doesn't. I had to get Husky floor liners for mine cuz i didn't want the carpet there getting all grungy and dirty. Im so used to putting my foot there.
 

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Weathertech digital fit mats cover the area well. There are also aftermarket solutions if there isn't one.


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My 2012 Focus SEL has a dead pedal, it's covered with carpet, several other vehicles I have had we're the same way.

Never could understand all the fuss that it isn't a plastic or metal piece. The fact that it is raised and flat is what matters.
 

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A dead pedal is a fake pedal on the left side where you can rest your foot when it's not on the clutch.
It can provide good firm flat place to put your foot, which is extremely useful in hard corning to brace yourself.
Dead pedals are nice because they tend to be a harder and flatter(sp?) spot to put your foot than just a carpeted bubble on the floor.
If they put a dead pedal in, it also is more likely that it's better placed for more comfort and support.

Though, in my Acura TL, the dead pedal is probably a full 3-4 inches behind the rest of the pedals and makes the driving position a bit awkward.

Oh and dead pedals look nice too... :)
 

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Hmm no dead pedal? That will be slightly awkward to get used to. Probably less so than I'm thinking, but I've gotten quite used to having one over the years.
 

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My 2012 Focus SEL has a dead pedal, it's covered with carpet, several other vehicles I have had we're the same way.

Never could understand all the fuss that it isn't a plastic or metal piece. The fact that it is raised and flat is what matters.
My Titanium has this "bump" as well but its not a dead pedal. It needs to be metal or hard plastic to be a true dead pedal. I guess Im just spoiled cuz all the other manuals I've had in my lifetime have had them.....:(
 

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All of the automatics I've owned have had one too. It's much easier to keep clean as metal or plastic than just a bump in the carpet, unless the all weather mats happen to cover that spot up. No dead pedal would suck.
 

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Weathertech and Husky have liners that will cover it. I chose Husky in mine (even though i prefer weathertech ) because it covers more of the dead pedal area. Wish Weathertech would change their design.
 

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It does look like it has an area where you can rest your foot. Sadly it's covered in cloth. I'll probably screw on a metal plate there. They sell ford branded dead pedals on ebay.
 

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Finding a dead pedal solution will not be difficult by any means, though some will probably balk at having to drill a hole or three in a brand new car.
 

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Oh yeah that needs a metal plate! As far as drilling into a brand new car, you could pull back the carpet and apply a piece of wood or plastic with industrial double side tape, lay the carpet back down and then screw the dead pedal plate into that.
 
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