Handbrake Extender

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  1. Spots

    Spots Funster

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    I am getting a 2007 Peugeot Boxer Compass Motorhome. The handbrake , on the right side is rather low for my short hands. I find I have to bend sideways to grip the brake. If I have to utilise the brakes often I might feel the effects of it after a drive.
    Can only find ONE type of handbrake extender on the market; this product has a 6 weeks delivery date.
    Has anyone fixed one onto their handbrake, found it useful? Any tips, suggestions would be very helpful.
     
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    I thought there was a couple for sale on here a while back ¿
     
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    mike mcglynn Funster Life Member

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    I have fitted a kobran to a previous van that was ok but beware your butt when getting out of van it tends to stick right where you dont want it ,:eek: Unlike the rare spares one which I bought from a funster which does fold down and is a much better made product:LOL:
     
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    We have a kobran extender (won't let me post the web address for some reason but you can google it).

    Wouldn't be without it now. It's a bit strange to start with but you soon get used to it :)
     
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    This Kobran extender that Techno100 posted is the only one for sale. I couldn't open the web address to see if they are legit either.
    Wish I actually see the extender on a handbrake before I purchase one. Any Funster near Reading with this attachment on their motor?
     
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    The one I posted is a rarespares extender NOT a kobran which gets a poor review for x25o chassis
    I would not use a kobran myself
     
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    Sorry I mean a rarespares not the Kobran
     
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    I use the Kobran type and find it works well. Just remember to be careful when getting in and out of the cab.
    http://www.**********s.com/product_thumb.php?img=images/handbrake/motorhome_handbrake_extender2.gif&w=129&h=150
    Bilbat
     
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    I have rarespares one... couldn't drive without it now... it will knock out of position if getting out of drivers door. Solution: use passenger door instead. Yes, takes a bit of getting used to, but its habit now..
     
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    Jim used to list one in his online shop, go have a look.
     
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    I agree
    Only issue I have is the rubber grip keeps sliding up the handle. A cure for this is hairspray as used for bar grips on mountain bikes. I'm bald so I keep forgetting to but some :LOL:
     

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