Well, the old potbox was severely misbehaving, so I replaced it with a Curtis FP-6. Very solid, very nice. Well, it’s kinda big. But solid.
So, I pulled out the old gas pedal, and tried placing it on the floor. It sorta worked, but quite awkward to use. So I took out the old floorboard behind the gas pedal, made a new one I could mount the pedal to, and it is now quite usable. Especially when the carpet covers the wire and box.
Here’s what it looks like: