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Old 08-24-2004, 12:35 AM
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installing a hand brake

This is just a crazy idea but would it be hard to convert from a foot activated e-brake to a hand brake? It is gunna be in a 70 lemans well maybe like i said its just an idea.
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Old 08-24-2004, 12:18 PM
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HEY CHARLIE: This may be just as crazy but I had a 1948 Chevy pickup and the e'brake was long gone. I purchased a hydraulic brake lock valve from J.C. Whitney. When you energized it all four brakes would lock in the on position. When you stepped on the brake pedal it would release. It worked great for parking duty....DAVE
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I wondered the same thing until I found a better way to do bat-turns.

Here's a Vette hand-brake that might work with some fabbing:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...917681750&rd=1
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