Phase 3: Dual Controls & Brakes 
...and then fitted onto the car! You can get the idea how it will work, pivoting around that bolt.
...and then fitted onto the car! You can get the idea how it will work, pivoting around that bolt.
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Then the subframe end is being chopped off another rod, to be welded at another angle...
Then the subframe end is being chopped off another rod, to be welded at another angle...
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...and then the rod chopped, adjusted and welded back together...
...and then the rod chopped, adjusted and welded back together...
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...numerous times, in order to get the rod shaped as compact as possible.
...numerous times, in order to get the rod shaped as compact as possible.
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The rod is actually 3D deformed and will be slided into the gearstick-end rod and locked with a screw.
The rod is actually 3D deformed and will be slided into the gearstick-end rod and locked with a screw.
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It was then on to the gearstick itself, to take care of the for-aft action rod.
It was then on to the gearstick itself, to take care of the for-aft action rod.
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The gearstick now has a pair of "balls of steel" :-D ;-).
The gearstick now has a pair of "balls of steel" :-D ;-).
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Everything fitted back together (after some detailing work and additional machining).
Everything fitted back together (after some detailing work and additional machining).
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A close-up pic.
A close-up pic.
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With the cover back on, everything looks stock :-).
With the cover back on, everything looks stock :-).
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The for-aft rod has to go all the way behind the subrame and then raise up and get back to front to reach the L-linkage.
The for-aft rod has to go all the way behind the subrame and then raise up and get back to front to reach the L-linkage.
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The rod was made as adjustable as possible, with several threads.
The rod was made as adjustable as possible, with several threads.
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Rod now fitted onto the gearstick. You can now see the other rod we had made too.
Rod now fitted onto the gearstick. You can now see the other rod we had made too.
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A guide (tube) for the rod was made and bolted to the gearbox.
A guide (tube) for the rod was made and bolted to the gearbox.
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Another guide was made and bolted to the subframe.
Another guide was made and bolted to the subframe.
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The rod going up and then forward to finally reach the L-linkage.
The rod going up and then forward to finally reach the L-linkage.
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