At this point, the second pair of mounting tabs had been welded to the bellcrank, and the second pair of actuating rods had been installed from the crank to the clutch and brake pedals. The rods are made from 1/2-inch DOM steel tubing for the strength necessary for brake applications. The inside diameter of the 1/2-inch tubing is the correct size for the 3/8-inch tab for the threads of the yokes and Heim joints. The Heim joints (at the pedals) are right-hand threaded and the yokes (at the crank) are left-hand threaded, so the rod lengths can be easily adjusted (like twisting a turnbuckle). Before welding the tabs that hold the longer actuating rods, Chad determined the desired pedal position. With all four rods in place, Chad was able to weld everything in place.