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4 Speed to auto conversion

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I'm restoring a 69 that was originally a 6 cyl. 4 speed. Plans are for a 454 with 700R4.
My question is about changing the pedals. Haven't seen any brake pedals for automatics in the catalogs.
Do I have to go to a junk yard? If so what year and model bowties can donate a brake pedal that will work. Will a brake pedal for an auto fit the brackets for the 4 speed brake pedal or do I need to do some fabricating?

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Watch ebay, They're on all the time, and cheap, too. maybe 10-15 bucks. Direct replacement. Just pull the pin on the 4 speed, and replace it with the auto. You might need new bushings, which are available from resto house....probably even a parts store.
i changed my 69 from auto. to a 4-speed i still have the auto pedal it is simple to change i'll let you have the pedal for 25.00 plus shipping thats what i paid for my 4-speed pedals let me know my e-mail is [email protected] or call me at 276-728-7786 or 276-766-3670
i have the auto brake pedal out of my Nova, if you are interested. i will sell it to you pretty reasonable. shoot an e-mail or respond here if you are interested.

1971 Nova(looks like 69 camaro from underneath!)
355sb, vortec heads, HOT cam,T-10 tranny, 3.70 gears 16X8" IROC wheels
see pics here
Don't do it! You are gonna miss all that shifting!

Just kidding. But if you're flush with cash, put an overdrive Richmond in it...

Good luck.

68 Camaro ragtop, original 327, angle plug Camel humps, 202's, Performer, Holley 650 double pumper, Doug's Headers, 3-speed Saginaw, 3.08 posi
I am doing just the opposite of you in my 69. I wish you would have said something two days ago. I promised a kid with a 68 that I would trade my brake pedal for his clutch and brake pedals. I think the 67/68 and 69 are slightly different. Do you have a console in your car? If so do you need the shifter and plate for the automatic? Let me know if you want the correct shifter parts for the auto, I have all the parts (the rod that goes from the column down to the shifter linkage, the shifter, cable and plate. Maybe we can swap some parts or something.


70 Camaro 385ci
69 Camaro (soon to be 6" rod 355 backed by a T56)
2000 GMC Z71
Hey Novaderrick, you're in winsted? I'm up north at Mille Lacs Lake. If that Nova pedal will fit maybe we can meet I have relatives in Hutch and may be down there next weekend.
Is the pedal in good shape? Will I need a bushing for it to fit a camaro?

Hey ckaram... you're right I would miss shifting, but I get my fix from driving my 69 chevelle SS.

Hey camaroman7d....I may need some of you're stuff, I'll let you know.
Thanks guys.
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