Hand Brake – asifnyc.com https://asifnyc.com blog devoted to my AMC road race and street cars and all things AMC and Rambler related Mon, 06 Jun 2011 06:55:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 Hand Brake mount https://asifnyc.com/hand-brake-mount/ https://asifnyc.com/hand-brake-mount/#respond Fri, 13 Mar 2009 23:40:45 +0000 http://asifnyc.com/?p=275 Continue reading ]]> got a little bit of work done today on the hand brake mount.  I’m eleminating the foot parking brake in favor of a hand brake.  I got a center console and hand brake assembly out of a Mazda MX3 at my local pick n pull.  I used threaded rod to help me find the right height to mount the brake handle at.  I then used sheet metal to create a couple of small support brackets.  Haven’t welded the brakets in yet but it should all work.  The next task will be figuring out how to shorten the stock parking brake cable, route it to the trans tunnel and drill a hole to feed it into the car under the hand brake assembly.  I’ll update as I make progress.

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