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Doubt Rear hand brake and Reverse function (Restoration bayou 220 in Brasil)


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Hello,

I am restoring a bayou 220 here in Brazil, I have a question regarding the rear brake activated by the lever on the left side. The ex-owner connected it in place of the reverse cable and as this is incorrect, could someone show me through pictures where I correctly connect the rear brake cable?

Another thing, every time you reverse, is it necessary to activate the reverse key?

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Isn't the reverse cable activated by a turn knob right by your left knee when seated?  If that's not there, you could always find the reverse lockout by tracing the cable back to the motor and add a zip tie or fab a bracket to keep it pulled all the time so you can downshift to reverse without any lockout needed.  However, be careful doing that.  If it's rolling forward enough and thrown in reverse it can break the rear ujoint or worse.

also, the rear brake cable is irrelevant as the foot brake works the same lever on the rear drum.  The front brake lever is the only one that really matters.  Unless you just want it to work because it should since you're doing a resto.

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