Re: [DML] Motorized bonnet action
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Re: [DML] Motorized bonnet action

I will second that that is a great podcast!  The device itself is  
tres-cool, as well.  Question: can you still manually open and close  
the bonnet, or must you use the actuator?

Very nice bit of tech, and very very nice presentation thereof (from  
one Mac fan to an apparent other :-)


On Apr 27, 2006, at 7:09 PM, Bob Brandys wrote:

> Many DeLorean owners have installed Toby Petersen's Trunk-a-loft Kit.
> It's a great alternative to pulling the release lever under the dash,
> and it's wise to have a backup just in case you break your trunk
> release cable. But I wanted my bonnet to  do more than just unlatch. I
> wanted to motorize its motion from a fully closed to fully open
> position. To see a video of my remote control power-bonnet using a
> linear actuator and microcontroller for motor control, click the link
> below:
> It will take a while for the quicktime movie to load. It's about 5
> minutes long. My best advice is: click the link, go grab a beer, and
> when you come back it will be ready to play.
> This car and the soon-to-be Mac Mini DeLorean integration will be at
> Ken's Show in Chicago over Father's Day weekend. Hope to see you  
> there!
> -Ryan Brandys

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