I agree Daytona must have had a way to work around this. I don’t have personal experience with that manufacturer’s car. But the mod I described earlier should have brought the ratcheting mechanism up with the rest of the handle. Hopefully some Daytona owners are reading this!
Former Owner of a 1981 Classic Roadsters Ltd. Duchess (VW)
2005 Intermeccanica Roadster
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