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I'm new to the forum, and I appreciate all the good advice and information. I've checked the forum and everywhere for floor boards, but they seem too expensive or too large. So I went to Home Depot---got some steel angle material---some appropriate fasteners----a rubber backed carpet door mat----and a piece of 3/8" plywood I had at home. After 6 hours, they are great. Not to be jumped on, but tight and firm enough ---and look great. Take a piece of 3/8 plywood, about a foot by a foot and a half-----push it up under the bottom of the plastic frame which lies in front of the existing pegs---hold it tight and draw with a pencil around the plastic , making the shape and length of the new plywood floor boards. Then saw then out with a saber saw, one backward for the other side. Then bend the steel---drill holes---bolt them on----glue trhe black carpet on the plywood boards with the rubber down----paint the raw wood edges with black paint----There you have them. If I knew how to attach pictures to this forum thread, I'd do it. On this forum, send me you email addresses, and I'll mail you pictures. Good looking, and cheap---my kind of thing.----Thanks----Ev
 

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I'm new to the forum, and I appreciate all the good advice and information. I've checked the forum and everywhere for floor boards, but they seem too expensive or too large. So I went to Home Depot---got some steel angle material---some appropriate fasteners----a rubber backed carpet door mat----and a piece of 3/8" plywood I had at home. After 6 hours, they are great. Not to be jumped on, but tight and firm enough ---and look great. Take a piece of 3/8 plywood, about a foot by a foot and a half-----push it up under the bottom of the plastic frame which lies in front of the existing pegs---hold it tight and draw with a pencil around the plastic , making the shape and length of the new plywood floor boards. Then saw then out with a saber saw, one backward for the other side. Then bend the steel---drill holes---bolt them on----glue trhe black carpet on the plywood boards with the rubber down----paint the raw wood edges with black paint----There you have them. If I knew how to attach pictures to this forum thread, I'd do it. On this forum, send me you email addresses, and I'll mail you pictures. Good looking, and cheap---my kind of thing.----Thanks----Ev
I guess I need to se a picture. do you have the steel bracket under the wood and then put the rubber matting on? sorta like a "smore"? or is the wood used a a template to saw the metal? Kinda lost:eek:
 

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$12 is sure better than the $700 plus some people want for their version of solving the uncomfortable foot position the stock pegs offer. I am 6'3" and 250 so the stock ones are good for me about 100 miles maybe and I am cramped beyond belief but then again you only get 150 miles out of a tank before the fuel light comes on! Maybe if I get better milage or a bigger tank I will talk to a machinest buddy and solve the foot peg problem for less than $700 I bet. I would say for $12 if it looks decent a good answer for a resonable price has been found by a resourceful American! Great post! Bill
 
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