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    New hand controls for vehicle

    I need to get new hand controls for a vehicle. I have used MPD in the past. Installer recommends Suregrip.

    Which is better MPD or Suregrip? What are the advantages of one over the other? I have been told both will be $800 installed.

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    Senior Member wheeliecoach's Avatar
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    I do not know much about MPDs but I have sure grips and I love them. I can work them easily without arm fatigue for long distance driving. My hand is close enough to the steering wheel so that if I need to grab the wheel I can. Overall I am very pleased with these.
    "Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot nothing's going to get better. It's not." - Dr. Seuss

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    Junior Member KpRolln''s Avatar
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    Hand controls?

    How does one get hand controls installed into their vehicle? I have been using portable controls for the longest time...
    Para T1/T2 Since Dec 07. Livin' and lovin' life

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    last house on the left
    I have MPD controls and like them. Eight hundred dollars sounds about right to me.

    KpRollin', go to an authorized installer for controls. They should be in the yellow pages under handicapped vehicles or adapted vehicles.

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    Senior Member wtf's Avatar
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    I prefer the suregrip, I think there's less fatigue when driving.

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    Senior Member fishin'guy's Avatar
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    I got the Mark IV off e-bay, godd they're great, drive all day, went huntin had cruise control too, it's a blast, drive an older 92 toyota previa. It can be a headache to work on, but it's got 260,000 and going strong.

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    +1 on Suregrips...basically no arm fatigue for throttle and a more natural position for your hand to be in.

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