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Hemond

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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2011 1:17:14 PM

Where do you put your right foot when its not doing anything when on Cruise Control? Flat on the floor? Hover over the gas pedal? Somewhere else? (yikes!!!)



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Mikeyl
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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2014 10:37:55 AM

Dashboard... NOT!

To the right of the accelerator pedal.
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46chief
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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2014 10:37:04 AM

On the base of the accelerator.
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twt
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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2014 4:19:16 AM

On the floor.
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2014 8:23:29 AM

When relaxed and then on C/C I generally have my driver's seat a bit farther rearward, and R Foot hovers over the Go-Pedal leaning against the mass of my center console/floor carpet.

I'm a L foot brake'r, been one since owning automatic tranny vehicles clear back to the early "60's" no problems. I once enjoyed the extra freedom of more leg room when owning my first FWD vehicle (flat front floor) and no floor hump center.

Most FWD vehicles have a center console that crowds my comfort style concerning long distant driving, meaning extra leg room. Actually I think the problem is a too wide of base with those consoles, not that they aren't needed but they, many seem to take up R leg/foot relaxation space.

They also always need extra cleaning, become a catch all clutter area for some drivers (too handy)! JMYOP.... L..90%/10%..R foot @ the brake pedal.
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Dennis783
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2014 7:04:38 AM

on the floor
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 6:31:07 AM

Near the accelerator . . .
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randy3116
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 5:34:38 AM

always near the accelerator and brake i/c/o emergency
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cv
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 5:14:45 AM

On the floor board near the brake petal.
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2014 10:29:15 PM

Anywhere comfortable off the go pedal, called relaxed.
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2014 5:19:02 PM

off right of gas petal

[Edited by: carinthuist at 6/18/2014 5:20:18 PM EST]
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roadkingfl
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2014 10:24:00 AM

Just below the gas pedal sideways :)
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Glasman
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2014 10:58:19 AM

on the footrest built into the floorboard.. !
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Mikeyl
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2014 5:41:20 PM

Dashboard... definitely the dashboard.

Of course, that's when my masseuse is not riding along with me and giving me a foot massage and pedicure!
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waynester1955
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 11:28:30 PM

Floor between gas and brake
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 6:51:07 PM

Floor near brake
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BBF_PFS
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 12:38:57 PM

Out the passenger window so I can lay down.
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 9:38:39 AM

back seat
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 9:07:35 AM

I try to stick it behind my head. Geeeeeeeeeeeeeesh!
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2014 6:57:05 AM

Floor near brake
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mnrick041
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Message Posted: Jun 11, 2014 9:14:05 PM

on the floor near the pedals
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: May 14, 2014 7:15:03 PM

on floor off peddle
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silverG
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Message Posted: May 14, 2014 9:35:49 AM

On the floorboard right next to the brake pedal.
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twt
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 6:37:01 AM

By the brake pedal.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:18:45 AM

By the brake always.
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herbiepopnecker
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 1:08:15 AM

Rest my foot? I'm Walking around in the RV or in the can if it's on cruise control...
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dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: May 12, 2014 11:27:49 PM

up somebodies tailpipe if they don't get out of the way!!!
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: May 12, 2014 12:18:53 PM

on the floor
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Jmac2008
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Message Posted: May 12, 2014 1:17:41 AM

Near Brake
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Mikeyl
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Message Posted: May 11, 2014 9:12:27 PM

Dashboard.
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ace12012
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Message Posted: May 11, 2014 4:41:03 PM

floor.
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redfish67
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Message Posted: May 11, 2014 1:36:03 PM

on the floor
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: May 11, 2014 9:20:50 AM

I normally adjust my seating back a notch that leaves my right foot just off the cruise pedal position a tiny bit. I still can fell the pedal rise and touch my foot when going down/grades as the cruise system backs the vehicles EFI throttle completely off then.

My brake foot is inches away relaxed but always ready, no problems. My right foot takes a nap when on cruise, like the Wife, Shush!.....
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 2:53:44 PM

Floor
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herbiepopnecker
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Message Posted: May 7, 2014 11:55:26 PM

on the floor
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randy3116
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Message Posted: May 7, 2014 5:45:10 AM

on pedal if traffic around; otherwise, rest it
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sirreal1984
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Message Posted: May 6, 2014 2:21:09 PM

If I plan on using cruise control, I just leave my right foot at home.

Have we hit rock bottom with these questions yet?
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Nuzan
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Message Posted: May 6, 2014 12:55:23 PM

Floor
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Bruno44
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Message Posted: May 6, 2014 4:16:52 AM

By the brake pedal and gas pedal.
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Sugarshaneo7
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 1:38:38 PM

over my head.
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2013 11:16:33 AM

somewhere else
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the1roadhog
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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2013 9:02:12 AM

Obvious place..c'mon now.
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smugutu1234
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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2013 7:52:04 AM

On the floor right next to the gas pedal.
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dvc2
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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2013 2:02:18 AM

Out the passenger window.
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priver
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Message Posted: Jun 12, 2013 8:59:35 PM

dash..
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forresj
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Message Posted: Jun 12, 2013 9:16:26 AM

On the floor, near the brake and accelerator.

[Edited by: forresj at 6/12/2013 9:16:52 AM EST]
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Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Jun 12, 2013 9:04:42 AM

on the floor next to the brake.
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sagnat
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Message Posted: Jun 8, 2013 1:29:35 PM

Flat on the floor on the open road, which is the only place I use the cruise.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Jun 8, 2013 9:00:47 AM

Out of the window to feel the cool, fresh air on me feet. LOL!
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BigHorne1
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Message Posted: Jun 8, 2013 8:27:50 AM

next to the brake pedal, but not touching it
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DanFMA
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Message Posted: Jun 8, 2013 7:03:45 AM

On the floor.
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