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Old 01-25-2006, 10:50 AM   #30
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2003 GGA MBP
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Originally Posted by REX8
^^^is that a hallman product (the flexible cable and knob) or did you put that together yourself?

Basically, I'm looking for details on the drive setup, as far as parts go.
rex, after looking long and hard for alternate ideas, i just went ahead and got the hallman evo rx.

expensive? yes.

work exactly as promised? yes.

i had thought about using a speedometer drive cable to provide torque to any old ball/spring mbc, but the issue with those is that they are not really designed to be twisted both ways. i did not want rotational compliance making me guess how much i had actually turned the screw in the mbc. then of course you have the issue of mounting it, etc.

i know that hallman does make a retrofit kit for their mbcs so that they can be remote-ized. you could probably get one of those if you really like your current mbc. if not, i can heartily recommend their mbc. the rx has the ceramic ball, and it makes the tightest internal seal i've seen yet on ball and springs. by comparison the joe-p was a tinkertoy.
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