Improving hand brake - ideas?

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Re: Improving hand brake - ideas?

Post by Coupe Racing » Mon May 08, 2017 6:10 am

It will

I took the fly off handbrake off my V6 Coupe because the body split and replaced with a GTE one I had spare
Just bend the very thick bracket


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Re: Improving hand brake - ideas?

Post by MarkHawkins » Sun May 21, 2017 9:30 pm

I removed the old hand brake and after cleaning found it had second hole as the new hand brake did. The lower hole on the old hand brake had slack in it but the unused upper hole did not. So for now we have the old handbrake lever cleaned up with the turn buckle connected to the upper hole. We'll test how effective this is later in the week.


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Re: Improving hand brake - ideas?

Post by MarkHawkins » Sat May 27, 2017 9:34 pm

And today an MoT pass - the needles moved up the gauges satisfactorily when the handbrake was applied on moving rollers and nothing else and broken or deteriorated since the end of March.


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