Been a busy weekend with not every project being playa related, but that's ok.
Keeping it brief again, the latest additions are a left foot operated clutch pedal for the driver along with it's linkage. This opens up the lever that was operating the clutch previously to act as the gear shift. The transmission and shift linkage was finished and installed for testing and all looks good so far.
The clutch pedal:
The chain-gang transmission in place but without the final-drive belts mounted:
And here's a video of the transmission in operation with the flywheel in motion (via the hand pump, not the engine)
. In this video, it is being shifted from first gear to second, and then lastly into neutral (the metallic noise you hear in the background is the lever locking into place). Note the change in the rpm of the shaft.
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