Phase 3: Dual Controls & Brakes 
We'll have to extend the rod in the cylinder, to get the full travel.
We'll have to extend the rod in the cylinder, to get the full travel.
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Copper pipes made and everything connected up. Note: this is plumbed in WRONG (in and out swapped), but it has been corrected, i just haven't taken a pic since.
Copper pipes made and everything connected up. Note: this is plumbed in WRONG (in and out swapped), but it has been corrected, i just haven't taken a pic since.
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With the dual clutch and dual throttle controls as well as brakes sorted, it was time to tackle the dual gear-shift system.
With the dual clutch and dual throttle controls as well as brakes sorted, it was time to tackle the dual gear-shift system.
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I still can't get over how the car looks interesting, cool and "phat" with the rear engine in :-D.
I still can't get over how the car looks interesting, cool and "phat" with the rear engine in :-D.
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Some gear-shift bits trial fitted & diagram from Peugeot Spare Parts CD ready ;-).
Some gear-shift bits trial fitted & diagram from Peugeot Spare Parts CD ready ;-).
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But it turned out that the diagram has had a big error - if you're familiar with the gear-shift system, you'll spot it! Very surprising.
But it turned out that the diagram has had a big error - if you're familiar with the gear-shift system, you'll spot it! Very surprising.
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It was now time to get on with the actual work.
It was now time to get on with the actual work.
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Everything disassembled and gearstick taken out.
Everything disassembled and gearstick taken out.
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My father chopping the gearstick end off of the spare "rotating" rod.
My father chopping the gearstick end off of the spare "rotating" rod.
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With the help of the hydraulics man, the gearstick end is spot-welded onto a piece of steel.
With the help of the hydraulics man, the gearstick end is spot-welded onto a piece of steel.
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Action shot... definately not as dangerous as it looks in the pic!
Action shot... definately not as dangerous as it looks in the pic!
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And then my father proceeded with welding the two bits together properly.
And then my father proceeded with welding the two bits together properly.
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Nice arty shot.
Nice arty shot.
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A little bit of welding from another angle...
A little bit of welding from another angle...
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...and again a (closeup) arty shot.
...and again a (closeup) arty shot.
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Gearstick end awaiting a rod to be welded on the steel plate...
Gearstick end awaiting a rod to be welded on the steel plate...
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