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by Francois
Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Toronado 66 headlight actuators
Replies: 12
Views: 3823

Re: Toronado 66 headlight actuators

Hi, just to let you know that I'm still working on it, my car is now ready and I can improve this system. I will post more when I have results!
by Francois
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Toronado 66 headlight actuators
Replies: 12
Views: 3823

Re: Toronado 66 headlight actuators

Try with a different software, for exemple 7-zip or Peazip to open the zip file. It should work :)
by Francois
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Toronado 66 headlight actuators
Replies: 12
Views: 3823

Re: Toronado 66 headlight actuators

Hi Otto, yes this is my design. My goal was to adapt pieces that are easy to find and replace in case it breaks again. I checked again on the website and the stl is there, included in the zip file but I put it here also so anyone can take it from here too. If I have time, I'll post a video of the up...
by Francois
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Alignment
Replies: 19
Views: 4479

Re: Alignment

Hi Otto,
This is for a 69. I don't know if it will fit on a 66, maybe not... but the problem is on a 69
by Francois
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Alignment
Replies: 19
Views: 4479

Re: Alignment

Hi, Just so that you know, napa does not produce any bearing, those are from another manufacturer and they sell under their brand with a big profit :) They are made by SFK and sold on many websites way cheaper like Rockauto https://www.rockauto.com/en/partsearch/?mfr=SKF&parttype=1672&partnu...
by Francois
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Toronado 66 headlight actuators
Replies: 12
Views: 3823

Re: Toronado 66 headlight actuators

Hi Otto, Yes, the green part is made of platic. There was no old plastic part, before it was just a big piece of rubber. I have a 3d printer at home that I use to make platic parts. It is ABS in my case, I find it more resistant. On the website, there is a button "Download all files" and y...
by Francois
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Toronado 66 headlight actuators
Replies: 12
Views: 3823

Re: Toronado 66 headlight actuators

More pictures
by Francois
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Toronado 66 headlight actuators
Replies: 12
Views: 3823

Toronado 66 headlight actuators

Hi everybody ! So I'm still working on my 66 and this are going well, but there is one point that needs to be fixed: the headlights. Of course, there is always these steps you need to look on if you have a problem : - Check all vacuum lines - Check the headlight switch - Check both canisters - Open ...
by Francois
Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: 1966 throttle cable assembly
Replies: 9
Views: 2360

Re: 1966 throttle cable assembly

The two spring are a security. Those are design to push back the accelerator when you remove your feet from the pedal. Original design have only one of these, but if it happened to brake, you car will keep accelerating without any possibility to lower it down. More recent car must have two springs. ...
by Francois
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Brand new Olds Toronado owner
Replies: 43
Views: 14648

Re: Brand new Olds Toronado owner

Ok thank you Otto and Tuco, this is what I found so far... We all agree that the transmission line goes to that green input where I have a tee. Dashpot for the throttle goes to intake vacuum, so either on a plug at on the intake manifold as shown on the diagram, or to the red bolt that we have on th...

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