Thread: Question... What is the hand pump for?
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Old 01-06-2012, 07:00 PM   #4
Join Date: Dec 2011
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Default Re: What is the hand pump for?

I answered your email as soon as I got it to tell you what it was for.
Like most things on here I am having trouble at first performing it correctly and I guess you didn't get the reply, sorry.

I have found many have questions about other devices on the old Midgets.
One is this: Next to that pump is a long lever. Would anyone care to tell those who don't know what that was used for.
Here are a couple pics from 1951 showing that handle.
Check out the 3 drivers pulling on it with their laft hand, while they are in the middle of a wreck. (two cars out of the pic are spinning infront of them)
Imagine, in a turn in a wreck one hand on the steering wheel and one on the handle!
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