I have a different view on this. I replace all that plumbing with a non
rusting type. To avoid galvanic action between the frame and tube, I
insulate the tube with some duct tape, then clamp around that. Same
for fuel line, etc. Bruce Roe
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- Tue May 28, 2019 7:10 pm
- Forum: Introductions
- Topic: Brand new Olds Toronado owner
- Replies: 22
- Views: 1180
VERY NICE CAR. Keep it safe, worry first about the tires and brakes. Tires, because they may be way too old to be safe. Brakes, the car has only a single hydraulic circuit, any bad hose, line or cylinder, and you have no brakes (CRASH). Plan to replace ALL the lines, hoses, and brake cylinders, not ...
for me too :) This is a very interesting constraction, I don´t want to modify my car too, simple and pragmatic ... Another question: what abut a front wheel bearing, do they need a service like new bearing grease? If yes after how many miles? And rear bearing??, they are another constracted? What i...
thank you Bruce ! So I check this in the "0" and the "kick down" - position, if I have really 12v, can you tell me, what the part did you get to replace that to electrinic switch ? All the big vehicles using a TH400 or TH425 trans have an electric kickdown controlled by a switch...
When the ign is turned on, there should be 12V battery on the single wire to that switch. The 2 wires in the other connector go down to the trans. The wire which goes to the upper trans lug should also have 12V at rest/idle. As the accelerator is partly opened, the 12V above will be off. As the acce...
- Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:35 pm
- Forum: Technical Talk
- Topic: removing a power window motor
- Replies: 6
- Views: 504
The odd thing about the F150 is that there are dimples where you're supposed to drill. Why didn't Ford just punch out the holes when they made the thing in the first place? Weird. I have seen that, did not know how the 68 did it. I believe my cars had the dimples for locating power locks as well. P...
My two month 1966 Toronado was stolen and wrecked yesterday. Perp fled. Car may be available for parts. Insurance covers at least part of my loss. Sad, very sad. That is very unfortunate, hope nobody got hurt. Some things like that here have been fatal. I wonder if the car really can not be fixed? ...