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  • lftrn97
    Does anyone have a picture of a postwar hand brake? I have one that came with a Devin project that is 13 1/2 long, springloaded with a thumb or grip release
    Message 1 of 13 , Oct 13, 2011
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      Does anyone have a picture of a postwar hand brake? I have one that came with a Devin project that is 13 1/2" long, springloaded with a thumb or grip release at the top that is teardrop shaped. It may not be Crosley as the car was an unfinished street project and had a couple of parts that were pirated from other vehicles, If it is Crosley I'll be happy to sell if you need it.

      Thanks.
    • LouRugani
      In Crosley@yahoogroups.com, lftrn97 wrote: Does anyone have a picture of a postwar hand brake? I have one that came with a Devin project that
      Message 2 of 13 , Oct 15, 2011
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        In Crosley@yahoogroups.com, "lftrn97" <lftrn97@...> wrote:

        Does anyone have a picture of a postwar hand brake? I have one that came with a Devin project that is 13 1/2" long, springloaded with a thumb or grip release at the top that is teardrop shaped. It may not be Crosley as the car was an unfinished street project and had a couple of parts that were pirated from other vehicles, If it is Crosley I'll be happy to sell if you need it.

        Thanks.

        ==========

        I've seen small handles with thumb releases at swap meets but never knew what they fit. My parking-brake handles are all painted strap iron with a V-edge welded to bar stock at a 90-degree angle. There's no thumb release; they lock in place by means of a basic sawtooth catch. Could you send a photo?
      • Geoff and Luan Male
        Both my post-wars have a D type steel handle in the floor in front of the driver s seat that is pulled up to engage and has teeth on it s rear aspect that
        Message 3 of 13 , Oct 16, 2011
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          Both my post-wars have a D type steel handle in the floor in front of the driver's seat that is pulled up to engage and has teeth on it's rear aspect that catch on the floor itself to hold it in place.

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        • Peter Berard
          My 52 Super Sport has a Tee handle that was a stock piece for other American cars, mounted just to the right of the steering column..................p ...
          Message 4 of 13 , Oct 17, 2011
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             My 52 Super Sport has a Tee handle that was a stock piece for other American cars, mounted just to the right of the steering column..................p
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            Sent: Sunday, October 16, 2011 6:36 PM
            Subject: =The CROSLEY CAR OWNERS CLUB= Re: Hand brake Photo

             

            Both my post-wars have a D type steel handle in the floor in front of the driver's seat that is pulled up to engage and has teeth on it's rear aspect that catch on the floor itself to hold it in place.

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          • Robert Kirk
            I missed the photo but what is being described is an English style fly off brake handle...common on most cars of the 50s 60s and 70s.  If I recall correct
            Message 5 of 13 , Oct 18, 2011
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              I missed the photo but what is being described is an English style "fly off" brake handle...common on most cars of the 50s 60s and 70s.  If I recall correct VW had the same sytle and no doubt other European car makers....pushing the button releases the brake for a "fly off start"....

              Regards,
              Robert Kirk
               

            • Terrance Robinson
                I am having a time figuring out how to send a note on the Crosley list. This is a test-- Thanks-- Terrance Robinson Kaneohe, HI    My 52 Super Sport has a
              Message 6 of 13 , Oct 19, 2011
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                I am having a time figuring out how to send a note on the Crosley list. This is a test--
                Thanks--
                Terrance Robinson
                Kaneohe, HI

                 
                 My 52 Super Sport has a Tee handle that was a stock piece for other American cars, mounted just to the right of the steering column..................p
                ----- Original Message -----
                Sent: Sunday, October 16, 2011 6:36 PM
                Subject: =The CROSLEY CAR OWNERS CLUB= Re: Hand brake Photo

                 
                Both my post-wars have a D type steel handle in the floor in front of the driver's seat that is pulled up to engage and has teeth on it's rear aspect that catch on the floor itself to hold it in place.
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              • Peter Berard
                It worked ... From: Terrance Robinson To: crosley@yahoogroups.com Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 7:59 PM Subject: Test =The CROSLEY CAR OWNERS CLUB= Test I
                Message 7 of 13 , Oct 20, 2011
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                     It worked
                  ----- Original Message -----
                  Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 7:59 PM
                  Subject: Test =The CROSLEY CAR OWNERS CLUB= Test

                   


                   
                  I am having a time figuring out how to send a note on the Crosley list. This is a test--
                  Thanks--
                  Terrance Robinson
                  Kaneohe, HI

                   
                   My 52 Super Sport has a Tee handle that was a stock piece for other American cars, mounted just to the right of the steering column..................p
                  ----- Original Message -----
                  Sent: Sunday, October 16, 2011 6:36 PM
                  Subject: =The CROSLEY CAR OWNERS CLUB= Re: Hand brake Photo

                   
                  Both my post-wars have a D type steel handle in the floor in front of the driver's seat that is pulled up to engage and has teeth on it's rear aspect that catch on the floor itself to hold it in place.
                  A Home Away From Home

                  Phone:  (812) 594-2374
                  Email:          awayfromhome@...

                  www.AHomeAwayFromHome.petfinder.com




                • Robert Kirk
                  Terry Both tests were posted to the list...hope that helps.  Regards,Robert Kirkwww.kirks-auto.com  Terry Both tests were posted to the list...hope that
                  Message 8 of 13 , Oct 20, 2011
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                    Terry
                    Both "tests" were posted to the list...hope that helps. 

                    Regards,
                    Robert Kirk
                     

                  • Terrance Robinson
                    gracias!   A Model of Christian Charity We are all responsible (institutions and individuals) to each other and to serve the common good --Gov John Winthrop
                    Message 9 of 13 , Oct 20, 2011
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                      gracias!
                       
                      A Model of Christian Charity
                      "We are all responsible (institutions and individuals) to each other and to serve the common good" --Gov John Winthrop
                      "This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in." -- Theodore Roosevelt

                      From: Peter Berard <berard_m@...>
                      To: Crosley@yahoogroups.com
                      Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2011 8:28 AM
                      Subject: Re: Test =The CROSLEY CAR OWNERS CLUB= Test

                       
                      
                         It worked
                      ----- Original Message -----
                      Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 7:59 PM
                      Subject: Test =The CROSLEY CAR OWNERS CLUB= Test

                       

                       
                      I am having a time figuring out how to send a note on the Crosley list. This is a test--
                      Thanks--
                      Terrance Robinson
                      Kaneohe, HI

                       
                       My 52 Super Sport has a Tee handle that was a stock piece for other American cars, mounted just to the right of the steering column..................p
                      ----- Original Message -----
                      Sent: Sunday, October 16, 2011 6:36 PM
                      Subject: =The CROSLEY CAR OWNERS CLUB= Re: Hand brake Photo

                       
                      Both my post-wars have a D type steel handle in the floor in front of the driver's seat that is pulled up to engage and has teeth on it's rear aspect that catch on the floor itself to hold it in place.
                      A Home Away From Home

                      Phone:  (812) 594-2374
                      Email:          awayfromhome@...

                      www.AHomeAwayFromHome.petfinder.com






                    • Terrance Robinson
                      gracias!   A Model of Christian Charity We are all responsible (institutions and individuals) to each other and to serve the common good --Gov John Winthrop
                      Message 10 of 13 , Oct 20, 2011
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                        gracias!
                         
                        A Model of Christian Charity
                        "We are all responsible (institutions and individuals) to each other and to serve the common good" --Gov John Winthrop
                        "This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in." -- Theodore Roosevelt

                        From: Robert Kirk <kirkbrit@...>
                        To: Crosley@yahoogroups.com
                        Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2011 12:18 PM
                        Subject: re:Test =The CROSLEY CAR OWNERS CLUB= Test

                         
                        Terry
                        Both "tests" were posted to the list...hope that helps. 

                        Regards,
                        Robert Kirk
                         



                      • Peter Berard
                        If anyone needs pictures of the fly off parking brake handles, I ll be glad to take pictures of the many variations on my cars and post. Indecently, the fly
                        Message 11 of 13 , Oct 20, 2011
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                            If anyone needs pictures of the fly off parking brake handles, I'll be glad to take pictures of the many variations on my cars and post.
                           
                            Indecently, the fly off brake is set by pressing the button in 'whilst' holding the lever applied (up) on my English roadsters.  When the Lemans start takes place, the release happens when the handle is snatched up and turned loose.
                            No button pressing required...............pete
                          ----- Original Message -----
                          Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 9:35 AM
                          Subject: =The CROSLEY CAR OWNERS CLUB= Re: Hand brake Photo

                           

                          I missed the photo but what is being described is an English style "fly off" brake handle...common on most cars of the 50s 60s and 70s.  If I recall correct VW had the same style and no doubt other European car makers....pushing the button releases the brake for a "fly off start"....

                          Regards,
                          Robert Kirk
                           

                        • Robert Kirk
                          Exactly Peter...I was a little ahead of myself.  Lifting releases lifting and button press sets...most clever in any event!  Regards,Robert
                          Message 12 of 13 , Oct 22, 2011
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                            Exactly Peter...I was a little ahead of myself.  Lifting releases lifting and button press sets...most clever in any event! 

                            Regards,
                            Robert Kirk
                             

                          • Peter Berard
                            I have two post war Crosleys and have owned two others in the past. The cars I have delt with have had two different devices. The 48 truck came with a handle
                            Message 13 of 13 , Nov 14, 2011
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                                 I have two post war Crosleys and have owned two others in the past.  The cars I have delt with have had two different devices. The 48 truck came with a handle that is quite like the door handle, except it connects to a notched rod that runs vertically through the floor by the driver's right leg about 6 inches in front of the seat. 
                               
                                The other in in my 52 Super Sport and is a common looking 50s Tee handle that exits through a ratchet mount at the right side on the steering column...............p    
                              ----- Original Message -----
                              From: lftrn97
                              Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2011 2:52 PM
                              Subject: =The CROSLEY CAR OWNERS CLUB= Hand brake Photo

                               

                              Does anyone have a picture of a postwar hand brake? I have one that came with a Devin project that is 13 1/2" long, springloaded with a thumb or grip release at the top that is teardrop shaped. It may not be Crosley as the car was an unfinished street project and had a couple of parts that were pirated from other vehicles, If it is Crosley I'll be happy to sell if you need it.

                              Thanks.

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