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Handbrake for 8448 Supercar
A handbrake designed for the wing-door version of the 8448 supercar.
About this creation
The handbrake is on a ratchet. When the handbrake is pulled up a piece under the car engages with the cog behind the gears. When engaged, a button appears in the end of the handbrake. When pressed it releases the ratchet and the handbrake can be pushed back down again, just like a real handbrake. Once built it can be attached between two vertical beams in the car, requiring only four pieces to attach it, and not requiring any disassembly of the car.

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   It is located just behind the gearbox.

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   From above.

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   And behind.

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   And underneath, showing the cog it engages and the piece that engages it.

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   A closer look.

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   Showing what it is attached to.

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   The whole lot, including everything required to attach it.

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   Disengaged with one side removed.

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   And engaged. The button is a flex system piece, which pushes back the ratchet, releasing the cog so that the whole lot can be moved down.


 I like it 
  December 17, 2006
WOW. need i say more? i'm waiting for my 8448 to arrive (from ebay) as i'm writing this, gotta try it!!
 I like it 
  January 25, 2005
nice... Listen, i'm having a problem uploading my main pictures for my mocs. if you could email me at and tell me how to upload my pictures, than i would appreciate it.
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