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Old 07-22-2013, 09:09 PM   #1
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Changing ebrake from pedal to handle

Is there any suggestions on how to change from the ebrake pedal to an ebrake handle. Is there a good way to do it or a good vehicle to get one from. I saw the TJs have handle would that work? Any help would be GREAT!

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Old 07-22-2013, 09:24 PM   #2
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Why do u want to change it?

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Old 07-23-2013, 08:34 AM   #3
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Why do u want to change it?
If you have a manual transmission, it would make it easier on the clutch when taking off from a dead stop on a hill, boulder, etc.
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Old 07-23-2013, 08:44 AM   #4
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Yes you can mod a TJ brake to work but it requires a mod to your center console and cutting a hole in the tub and some fabrication.

Google it there are several write ups on the net for this
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If you have a manual transmission, it would make it easier on the clutch when taking off from a dead stop on a hill, boulder, etc.
Exactly the reason! The ratio of pedals to feet is 4:2. For the hands 2 sticks I can handle another.


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Yes you can mod a TJ brake to work but it requires a mod to your center console and cutting a hole in the tub and some fabrication.

Google it there are several write ups on the net for this
Awesome thanks a lot. I don't have a center console, already cutting and patching my tub left and right some more doesn't matter. Welding and fabbing is not a problem. So I think it's gonna be ok haha
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Old 07-23-2013, 10:32 PM   #6
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Do you already have a hand throttle, or have you considered one? Seems like it would fit your needs.

My park brake hasn't worked for years, and my hand throttle only cost about $15. I can use the clutch and break with both feet, one hand on the wheel, and one hand on the shifter controlling the throttle.

Just an idea.
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Old 07-24-2013, 08:14 PM   #7
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I have just finished doing this to my YJ. I used the handle, mount bracket, the little short cable, and both of the TJ rear axle cables. Also on a TJ the floor is reinforced in this area not only for the parking brake assm but for the seats and seat belts. The entire reinforcement is huge and wont fit the Yj floor because they are just too different. I mounted mine to the small flat raised section in between the seat belt mount holes. The handle when down has just enough space to get your fingers around it to pull it up. I have aftermarket seats with 5 point harnesses so I dont have the room for a console and niether a stock YJ or TJ would fit or work in my case. I got the console delete boot off of ebay tofinish my install. I traced the two mount holes and the opening for the cable and the three screw holes and transfered them to my floor. I used a section of the tj reinforcement to reinforce the YJ floor. I have 2 1/2 lift springs with an additional 1 1/2 shackle lift on my YJ and the stock TJ cables work fine.

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