[Kartbuilding] question

Stephen Burke sburke at burkesys.com
Mon Feb 16 22:01:41 GMT 2009


Putting the shifter (gear lever) behind the steering wheel would require a 
LOT of work. I'm not sure if it would work. The easiest method would be to 
use a cable and operate the gears similar to a brake cable.
Using levers to change gear restricts the position of the shifter (gear 
lever). E.g.: 
A good job of having a shifter (gear lever) behind the steering wheel can 
be seen in:

You could go down the electrical route, which although this would be 
better, it would require a LOT of time and work getting motors and 
actuators etc.

I suggest you go down the cable operated lever approach, similar to how 
the brake cable works. E.g.:

Best of luck,

On Sat, 14 Feb 2009, farshad zoghi wrote:

> hello
> i am a student and i have a question about transmission system ,how can put gear shifter behind the steering wheel like formula 1cars .how bring the shifter there? with a mechanism and links or electrical ?or... ?please Explanate it with picture.
> thank you very much

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