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1929 Stutz M8 Starter mechanism


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When the Stutz Vertical 8 cars first came out in 1926 the starter buttons were above and to the left of the accelerator pedal, sort like a 1950s headlight dip switch. Soon after it was moved to the right and above the accelerator pedal, probably to help expand the right-hand drive market.

 

Would anyone have a spare 1929 style engaging shaft that the button pedal was linked to? My car came with the earlier setup, which I shall happily trade, balancing out any difference in weight with extra dollars. 

 

Here is the earlier version of the engaging lever.

 

Many thanks for viewing the thread.

Starter lever.jpg

Starter pedal position.jpg

 

Starter shaft M8 Stutz..jpg

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