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DaytonaCelica1
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Jan 28, 12:12pm - #386288 
hatchback hydrolics

my hydrolics/pneumatics on my hatchback are slowly but surely failing. they don't lift the lid anymore, but they still just barely hold it in place. i was just going to goto toyota and have them replace them for me (might be free??) but i was also thinking about putting remote controlled electrics back there anymore else thought of this?

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Jan 28, 12:32pm - #386289 
you mean open and close with the touch of a button? that would be tight thumbsup

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Jan 28, 12:35pm - #386290 
i know thats something i definately wanted to do, so i say go for it and let us know how it comes out thumbsup


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Jan 28, 12:42pm - #386291 
lol, any idea where to find the electrily operated shock. i think i would only need one, and then just replace the other one with a stock strut. i would also need a solenoid to pop the trunk. anyone know where to find em? toyota wants $114.00 per side of the gas shocks. not worth it.

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Jan 28, 12:47pm - #386292 
umm you can try the autoloc one. let me get a super street mag real quick and ill give you a website thumbsup


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Jan 28, 12:48pm - #386293 
awesome

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Jan 28, 12:50pm - #386294 
you know... would would be real sweet but way to expensive would be remote controlled lambos, Hood, and hatchback. too much money though

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Jan 28, 12:55pm - #386295 
well they are not as cheap as i thought the were but you may only need one and use a shock on the other side to keep it stable. but anyway here is the link
http://www.autoloc.com/products/linearactuator.lasso


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Jan 28, 12:59pm - #386296 
Originally Posted by DaytonaCelica1
you know... would would be real sweet but way to expensive would be remote controlled lambos, hood, and hatchback. too much money though

well there are already remote controlled lambo doors, but no one likes them because they lift the door up very slowly. anyway let me know how this goes, i seriously want to do this to my hatch, i never go back there anyway because i got my system back there and i cant put anything back there, so i would prob use it for shows thumbsup


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Jan 28, 1:03pm - #386297 
i will find out how gif it will need to be, what the controll systems are, where i can get the solenoid and if those actuators will fit or not. i will let you know.

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Jan 28, 1:12pm - #386298 
Originally Posted by DaytonaCelica1
i will find out how gif it will need to be, what the controll systems are, where i can get the solenoid and if those actuators will fit or not. i will let you know.

sounds good thumbsup


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Jan 28, 5:24pm - #386299 
hm...how about an external gas tank, kinda like for a remote controlled purge kit, but allign the hoses to the bottom of the gas shock.aka drill into it and screw the hose into it then seal it.and have a tink tink little hole at the top so air could come out. would this be logical? especially if it was connected to some wireless remote.

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Jan 28, 9:08pm - #386300 
the linear actuated would work great that teamed up with a double pole double throw switch a solinode and pulse timer and you got it

oh and wire

and a switch would be nice on the hatch so you don't go to far in either direction i drew it out and it would be really easy


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