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by Tuco
Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: For Sale: Parts
Topic: 66 Parts For Sale
Replies: 27
Views: 4528

Re: 66 Parts For Sale

The part that’s rusted is the bottom side of the inner fender. The battery sits above there in the engine compartment. They all rust out there from battery acid. I had bought another set of inner fenders and cut the good portion of the driver side and shaped it to fit pass side and welded it in. I d...
by Tuco
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: 66 Fuel sender
Replies: 9
Views: 1203

Re: 66 Fuel sender

I believe it’s the additives the govt demands they put in the gasoline. The ethanol evaporates quickly and then what’s left starts to deteriorate. I’ve worked on cars since I was a kid. Back in the 70’s. We could take old cars that had been sitting for years and revive them. The old gas that was lef...
by Tuco
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: 66 Fuel sender
Replies: 9
Views: 1203

Re: 66 Fuel sender

Mine works right now but it’s pretty rusty. I dropped the tank to empty it. Gas has been sitting in it four over four years and has turned to varnish. Damn that stuff stinks! Figured I’d replace it and keep this one for a backup. I’ll have to store it in a sealed ziplock tho to keep the stink out of...
by Tuco
Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: 66 Fuel sender
Replies: 9
Views: 1203

Re: 66 Fuel sender

Thanks all!

The 67 Eldo sender looks the same. I think I’ll try it and see.
by Tuco
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: 66 Fuel sender
Replies: 9
Views: 1203

66 Fuel sender

Anyone know where to get a replacement ?

Or if any other GM crosses over? Caddy, Buick, Chevy?
by Tuco
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: For Sale: Parts
Topic: 66 Parts For Sale
Replies: 27
Views: 4528

Re: 66 Parts For Sale

Yep I have one. I’ll call you.
by Tuco
Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Wiring bugs and problems
Replies: 3
Views: 781

Re: Wiring bugs and problems

Check to see that you are getting 12v at the relay when the ignition is on. Check to make sure the ground is good at the relay. If yes to both of those then the relay is probably bad.

I personally wouldn’t leave it jumped for good.
by Tuco
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: For Sale: Parts
Topic: 66 Parts For Sale
Replies: 27
Views: 4528

Re: 66 Parts For Sale

Sorry but the outside mirror is not remote and the inside mirror is missing.
by Tuco
Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: For Sale: Parts
Topic: 66 Parts For Sale
Replies: 27
Views: 4528

66 Parts For Sale

I just picked up another 66. This one is too far gone for resto but has lots of good parts.

Too much to list. Let me know what you need.
by Tuco
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Brand new Olds Toronado owner
Replies: 43
Views: 9223

Re: Brand new Olds Toronado owner

Since you have the heads off I would have them rebuilt with all new parts.

And hardened valve seats.

Did you drop the oil pan? How did you get it off without removing the engine?

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