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This location worked out so well I thought I'd share it with everyone. It's very easy to reach, it's out of the way of the passenger elbow, and it works great. Locar handle and mechanicals, didn't use their cables. I can now do e-brake (moonshine) turns. TKO 600 shift lever moved forward, very comfortable.




 

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Makes a hell of a lot more sense than putting it on the other side where it can't be reached when you have your harness on....I chose a different spot too.




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I'm so pleased with the way it turned out I posted it just so it could be copied. Jc
 

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Jerry, what transmission are you using? I wish I would have thought of that before I mounted e brake.
 

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Thanks for the pictures Jerry. It looks great! Did you have to shortened the original cables or did you use different ones?

Thanks for the idea. I'm glad I haven't mounted mine yet.

Cobra Tom
 

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Jerry,
that looks to sensible. What cables did you use and was there any interference with the trans or driveshaft? Access looks wonderful.
Thanks, Ken
 

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A little of the subject but how much vertical distance is there between the dash and the tunnel?
 

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Any pictures with the tunnel cover off?
 

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Nice idea, it sure does make more sense.

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Jerry,

Where did you get that e-brake handle ? That doesn't look OEM to me -- but it looks damned sharp.

More chrome ! :D

-SB
 

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I'll post pic's tonight with the cover off. It's scary how simple it turned out to be. I used a Locar handle and had to purchase the entire cable set up to get the bits that go from the brake handle to the cables. You really could recreate the clams for a lot less $$$. I used the FFR supplied cables.
All of the clearances are fine, dash board, gearshift etc. I also thought about recessing it but that would have required cutting and welding, then the cable would have interfered with the TKO600. This was almost a bolt in. Pictures tonight.
 

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Hmmm. I'm not familiar with the "locar" name. Any hints on where I'd find it ? Is it a vintage part that one of the dealers who supports us sells ?

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Hey RG3


The shifter location is great , along with
the parking brake.. Did you use a TKO trans ?
I know it will bring the shifter position about 8"forward
 

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Lokar makes tons of hotrod parts - usually chrome and great quality. They are located in Knoxville, TN and have their own website in addition to being carried by Summit and several other of the regular hotrod shops. Great stuff, quality made and nice tech support.
 

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Finish-line carrys the handle Jerry used. You can see it here.
 

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Jerry,

Damn! I wish I would have seen your before I did mine! Nice job. Your dash covering...what is it?, doesn't look like the pillowy stuff in the kit

Steve
 
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