Saab 96 V4 Rally – paint Tommi Järvinen 24.5.2014, 17:12 Saab 96 V4 Rally 1969 Painting a few bits and pieces: Putting some orange on the body. Masking off the white stripes. And painting the white. The roof still needs the blue and the sides need the blue&white stripes. The color palette – orange, white and blue. Installing the side windows with a cord. Pulling the seal in with the cord. I wanted to try a fly-off handbrake on the car so I figured out a cheap and easy way to do it. You can still use the hand brake normally when the pin is not inserted. Previous PostSaab 96 Rally – a quick update Next PostTriple-carburetor engine jetting and lambda 2 Comments Bill Frenette 24.5.2014 at 19:01 4 years ago Reply Hello Tommi, the rally car is looking great. that is going to be a killer looking Rally car, it looks so good that at race time, the other racers will assume you have already won the race before it even starts. Congratulations again on a great looking Rally car. If you have time , in private post, explain the “fly-off handbrake modification and it’s purpose. Looking forward to your next post. Bill…Cheers Tommi Järvinen 25.5.2014 at 23:52 4 years ago Reply Hi Bill, In the 96 when you pull the parking brake on you have to release it by pushing the button on the stick. Fly-off means that the parking brake doesn’t lock in the on-position. So for example in a tight hairpin curve you just yank the handbrake to brake the grip on the rear wheels and let go of the lever. Modern rally and rallycross cars usually have a hydraulic handbrake and also a regular parking brake. The modification is just a few holes and a pin that keeps the parking brake from locking = fly-off. Here in Finland the hydraulic fly-off handbrake is not street legal. By removing the pin the parking brake functions as normal (and is legal) and the car passes the yearly inspections. So the “pin mod” is only for track. Br, Tommi Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and site URL in my browser for next time I post a comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.