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Old 10-14-2017, 06:10 PM   #1
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My wife finds the normal handle on the door to be less than ideal when I'm making right turns. I don't have bucket seats installed so a better handle would help.

Has anyone here tried anything or seen anything good?

I'm looking to add something either on the door further forward or up above the window. I can feel some sheet metal right above the door behind the headliner that's not the outside surface of the roof and might accept something. Same goes for a spot at the upper corner of the windscreen.

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Old 10-14-2017, 10:31 PM   #2
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Innocenti Minis had those stock in those cars.
3 in ttl. per car.
I have some extra ones

my email peterjlarsen@centurytel .net

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Old 10-16-2017, 08:11 PM   #3
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What I have done when riding in a Mini with a standard tilt type seat and things begin getting 'hairy' is to cup one hand onto the steel frame running under the seat. Right hand when a passenger in a LHD car and the left hand when a passenger in a RHD car.



Effective as well as quite inconspicuous to others (..so you don't look scared "s%#@less").
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Old 10-29-2017, 07:37 PM   #4
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For those that are dying to know, I went the handle approach.

From a Mini Innocenti courtesy of Peter Larsen. It's not 'correct' for my car but it looks good and classic. That and it's where everyone reflexively goes when they say Yikes!
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