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Re: Lack of handbrake/car moves

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From: John Larson <jdlarson@ix.netcom.com>

>It would be important to remember, and it wasn't  made clear in the
>previous posts, that in order for the car to be held by compression on a
>hill, it must be in 1st gear if it is pointed down hill, and reverse if
>pointed up hill.

I was taught the opposite, 1st if pointed up, reverse if pointed down. This
was included with pointing the front wheels away from the kerb if parked
uphill, towards the kerb if parked downhill. That way, if the car did move
it would roll into the kerb.

Jim Haseltine.