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Old 05-14-2017, 06:02 AM
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I hope this is the correct section for this question. If not I apologize. I have been asked to install a passenger side brake pedal on a Manco Magnum 606 cart. (They're teaching the little ones to drive it). I have a few ideas and could probably make something work, but I'm sure that this has already been done and I would prefer not to have to re-invent the wheel. Any thoughts or ideas you could throw my direction would be more than appreciated.

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Simply put.
Make pivot for new pedal,attach pedal. Run a cable from pedal to existing brake set up.
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Howabout some pics to see what you have and the condition it is in, what components are left to use and what need new....
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We dump mad cash trying to speed them up... Then you come in wanting to slow yours down... SMFH
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We dump mad cash trying to speed them up... Then you come in wanting to slow yours down... SMFH
It's like those Driver Ed cars that have a separate brake pedal for the instructor.
I'd go ahead and wire up a passenger kill switch too.

Not a bad idea... for people like FreeRunner and Spindles.
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It's like those Driver Ed cars that have a separate brake pedal for the instructor.
I'd go ahead and wire up a passenger kill switch too.

Not a bad idea... for people like FreeRunner and Spindles.
Next you'll want a foot activated throttle.... i don't know it may involve a pedal...Some of us like to use the stock throttle lever as a cruise control...
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All right guys thanks very much. The cable route was at the top of my list and seems to be the simplest way to go. Factory set up is using a pre-formed 1/4" rod between the pedal and caliper and I wasn't sure about a cable moving all that hardware. I'm doing a lot of other work on this kart including new brake caliper and spindles. I've got it all torn down now so pics wouldn't really help much. And yes - there will be a passenger side kill switch. Also came from the factory with foot activated throttle. Thanks guys for the input and chuckles.

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