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Today, we’re going to be installing a Tusk
Aluminum Brake Pedal. The Tusk Aluminum Brake Pedal is a stock replacement motorcycle brake pedal engineered to meet the demands of motocross
and off-road racing. It features an extremely tough forged aluminum
arm with a replaceable CNC-machined toe tip in
a variety of colors. The toe tip is spring loaded and rotates to
deflect objects and prevent damage from crashes and impacts. It also features stainless steel cleats for
maximum traction in any condition. The brake pedal also includes an optional integrated adjustable link brake-saver
cable and mounting bracket to help prevent damage when snagged by brush
or rocks, making it great for all types of riding. To install this thing, first thing we need
to do is remove the stock pivot bolt. Once we get that out of the way, you’ll notice
there’s a washer that sits behind that. We’re going to flip the brake pedal around and remove the cotter pin that’s holding the
clevis pin in. After we do that, we can pull that pin out. And then all that’s left to do is remove the
spring from the pedal. Now we’re going to clean up the area with
little contact cleaner. Make sure all that old thread-locking agent
and dirt gets out of there. We’re also going to clean the pivot bolt and
the washer. Some bikes use seals on the pivot bolt, this
Honda being one of them. It’s always a good idea to replace the seal
if you can, but on this bike, these seals were so good, so we’re going to clean them up and reuse
them. We’re going to install the seals onto the
brake pedal, and then we can begin with installation. The first thing we’re going to do is attach
the spring to the bottom part of it. We can flip the pedal over, then we’re going to slide it up into the brake
clevis, and we can install that pin. Once that pin’s into place, we’re going to
flip the pedal back around. We can install a new cotter pin on the back
end of that, and then bend each side around. We’re going to flip the pedal back around, and we’re going to take our clean pivot bolt,
put a little bit of grease on there. Our washer, we’re going to stick that behind
there, slide our pivot bolt through the brake pedal, slide the washer on, and then we’re going to begin threading that
into the hole. We can tighten that down. Once that’s tight, the next thing you want to do is check the
ride height of the brake pedal. As you can see, this one’s sitting a little
high, so to adjust that, we’re just going to loosen the lock nut right
above the brake clevis, and then we’re going to want to turn the top
nut while we’re holding the rubber boot so that doesn’t turn. We’re going to raise the rear end of the brake
pedal, which is therefore going to lower the front
end of it. Once you turn that a couple of times, we can
check our level again. Looks like we’re still sitting a little high,
so we’re going to adjust it one more time. With that wrench, just give it a couple of
more turns. We should be sitting pretty good, so we’ll
check it one more time. That looks pretty good, so we can snug that
bottom lock nut up. Once that’s snug, we just want to make sure
everything’s running smoothly, so we’re going to press the brake pedal down
a couple of times. Now we’re ready to install the brake-saver
cable. To install this, we just need to find a mount
that’s forward, in front of the brake pedal. Usually, it’s a motor mount that works best,
but it could range from bike to bike. We’re going to remove the nut and washer off
this motor mount and install the mount bracket, and then we can reinstall the washer and thread
the nut back on. You’ll want to refer to your service manual
for proper torque specs. The next step is just to crimp the cable sleeve
closest to the brake pedal. We’re going to crimp that a few times, and then we’re going to run the cable through
the mount that we just barely mounted on the motor mount
and back through the sleeve. Then we’re going to push the brake pedal down
a couple of times to make sure we have enough slack in the cable. Then we can crimp that front sleeve a couple times. Then we’re going to cut the excess cable off. Once that’s attached, we’re ready to go ride. For more information on the Tusk Aluminum
Brake Pedal, visit our website: www.RockyMountainATVMC.com. Thanks for watching.

7 thoughts on “Tusk Aluminum Motorcycle Brake Pedal Installation

  1. Remember on some Honda's there is a clip behind the pivot bolt. You must remove it before removing the bolt. If you don't it may strip the bolt hole.

  2. Just bought this for my 2017 Rally.. but it does not fit.. The sleeve on the rally is welded.. not a bolt you can take out… I will have to return it…

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