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Old 05-26-2019, 12:54 AM   #1
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Default Hand Controls for a Model A?

I am looking for suggestions for hand controlling the clutch & brake pedals on a Model A or anything related. A bad left leg makes this necessary to enjoy the driving experience.

The changes can be from the simple to the extreme.

What are your suggestions? Photos would be helpful too.

Thanks for the help.
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Old 05-26-2019, 01:10 AM   #2
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Default Re: Hand Controls for a Model A?

I have seen a couple A's with MoPar automatic transmissions in them. Both in So Cal.
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Old 05-26-2019, 09:20 AM   #3
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Default Re: Hand Controls for a Model A?

You might try contacting this guy, RudyOnWheels.

If the link don't work search "post a picture of your car " he is on page 4 post #75.

I was looking at this old thread a few weeks ago and remembered him. His last post was last month. I hope this helps.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showt...picture&page=4

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Old 05-26-2019, 11:32 AM   #4
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Default Re: Hand Controls for a Model A?

Would an easier clutch work for you? Red's headers has a longer arm for the clutch shaft that takes less input pressure to operate.
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Old 05-27-2019, 12:59 AM   #5
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Default Re: Hand Controls for a Model A?

Thanks for the good tips. I'll be looking in to them all.
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Old 05-27-2019, 07:32 AM   #6
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I know this is a remote suggestion but I have seen it mentioned that people have studied the controls that FDR created for his Model "A" Phaeton....
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Old 05-28-2019, 05:23 AM   #7
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Default Re: Hand Controls for a Model A?

I searched for "hand controls" and found this: https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showt...=hand+controls

There may be other useful threads, I didn't look through them all.
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