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Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2015, 11:08 PM
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Posted By evolvo67
Andrew, I needed to use adjustable tie rod...

Andrew,
I needed to use adjustable tie rod links because I installed a R&P, so I lost the adjustable center link. If your keeping the stock steering setup why do you need adjustable tie rod links?...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 36,603
Posted By evolvo67
OK, but just to make it even more complicated....

OK, but just to make it even more complicated. What is the length of the Volvo taper as compared to the adapter taper? Or conversely, what is the thickness of the Volvo steering arm, linear to the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 449
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Posted By evolvo67
Swedged tubes are LH & RH, otherwise what's the...

Swedged tubes are LH & RH, otherwise what's the point. Before you go reaming those steering arms better make sure there's enough meat there to be safe, eh! Drawing a taper post into a taper hole...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 36,603
Posted By evolvo67
Andrew, I think the heim adapter you show in post...

Andrew, I think the heim adapter you show in post 423 is for 'Mericun cars and the taper is bigger diameter, won't work on 122 stuff.
As far as length of tube to order, I'd start out by measuring...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 36,603
Posted By evolvo67
Adjustable steering rods

Take your pick:

IPD has these in stock, they are from the center link and use the same taper as the tie rods. They are L & R hand thread, 1/2" 20tpi. I used two of the RH units on my car when I...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,465
Posted By evolvo67
Welcome Eduardo from Evolvo @ Hotrodders Bulletin...

Welcome Eduardo from Evolvo @ Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Forum: projects & restorations 02-22-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 32,729
Posted By evolvo67
TEHO:rofl:

TEHO:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 02-22-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 32,729
Posted By evolvo67
Kyle, wiring is always a challenge, reference my...

Kyle, wiring is always a challenge, reference my jpeg in post #270 of this thread. I did all mine with a soldering gun and shrink tube, since then I have discovered these connecters:
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,465
Posted By evolvo67
Just put your head in the front wheel well and...

Just put your head in the front wheel well and look at the floor pan. You'll see there is about 200mm between the inside of the fender and the side panel of the interior. It tapers towards the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,465
Posted By evolvo67
When I was modifying my car I decided to open the...

When I was modifying my car I decided to open the foot boxes for more comfort. I cut the factory pieces that run forward from the door pillar and meet the curve of the floor pan. I made new pieces...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 32,729
Posted By evolvo67
http://www.hotrodders.com/gallery/showphoto.php/ph...

http://www.hotrodders.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/24482/title/so-many-wires/cat/500

Kyle, I feel your pain. It took me two weeks of work to sort through my wiring harness. Slow and steady.
...
Forum: showroom 01-06-2015, 05:12 PM
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Posted By evolvo67
volvovlov

volvovlov
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 40,638
Posted By evolvo67
Keith, Just curious if you have taken a look at...

Keith, Just curious if you have taken a look at the inner bushings of your upper and lower A frames. Those bushing are torsional and are not meant to rotate as far as they are with your airbags. If...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 40,638
Posted By evolvo67
Do you have a pic of it in driving mode?

Do you have a pic of it in driving mode?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 437
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Posted By evolvo67
Has this project stalled out?

Has this project stalled out?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 32,729
Posted By evolvo67
Kyle, Looks good, guess you got lucky. A trick...

Kyle, Looks good, guess you got lucky. A trick I've always used was to cut a piece of 3/8" rubber fuel line into 1" to 2" pieces and then split it lengthwise so it can be slipped over the hard fuel...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 40,638
Posted By evolvo67
The last shop I worked at had insurance to cover...

The last shop I worked at had insurance to cover those kinds of things. Seems like any shop that doesn't is just asking for trouble as **** happens all the time.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 286
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Posted By evolvo67
Kyle, I've been watching your thread, really...

Kyle,
I've been watching your thread, really enjoying your learning/building process. I thought that in the interest of modernity I would send you a link to Fat Man IFS.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 40,638
Posted By evolvo67
Your car really is beautiful! As far as the...

Your car really is beautiful! As far as the running issue, have you considered ethanol fuel loosening deposits in your fuel tank? Clogging your fuel filter. JAT
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,274
Posted By evolvo67
Just read (looked at photo's) of this thread. Guy...

Just read (looked at photo's) of this thread. Guy is way over the top, but certainly has a vision!!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,845
Posted By evolvo67
That's pretty ugly, my condolences on the xtra...

That's pretty ugly, my condolences on the xtra work.:-(
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 32,729
Posted By evolvo67
Oooo, Oooo, I know! All of the above! I always...

Oooo, Oooo, I know! All of the above! I always thought it would be fun to swap out the king pin front end for one from a 122 so you could have ball joints. Just a little extra work, eh!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 36,603
Posted By evolvo67
Jag IRS.

Jag IRS.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2014, 08:04 PM
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Views: 36,603
Posted By evolvo67
Actually, now is the perfect time to set your...

Actually, now is the perfect time to set your pinion angle. Since you don't have to fight suspension to move the rear end up and down you can chose your ride height with your floor jack while the car...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 36,603
Posted By evolvo67
Andrew, Have you set your pinion angle yet?...

Andrew, Have you set your pinion angle yet? Here's a good tutorial on how it's done:

http://www.iedls.com/asp/admin/getFile.asp?RID=10&TID=28&FN=PDF

As for the wheels I think you better mount...
Forum: showroom 03-28-2014, 06:11 PM
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Posted By evolvo67
^^^^^ Please esplain angle grinder and...

^^^^^
Please esplain angle grinder and hammer.........making room?
Forum: website & board 01-30-2014, 09:13 PM
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Views: 105
Posted By evolvo67
Invalid redirect

I tried using the contact link on the make a donation page. It has my email and screen name correct. I filled out the appropriate fields and clicked send, I got the message of an Invalid Redirect....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,845
Posted By evolvo67
Reuvers, I used to work for Lips Propellers. I...

Reuvers, I used to work for Lips Propellers. I was in Drunen in 2000 for a training class. Is Breden close to there? Here's a link to my Amazon wagon:...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 40,638
Posted By evolvo67
[QUOTE=Keith602;4746251] Low 70's and breezy,...

[QUOTE=Keith602;4746251] Low 70's and breezy, cant beat that!

Damn you Phoenix! ;-) 44* and rainy here.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 40,638
Posted By evolvo67
OK, thanx. Got any pics of this mod? Um, I forgot...

OK, thanx. Got any pics of this mod? Um, I forgot to tell you in my last post how great your ride looks, I'm really diggin' those chrome wheels, too! Your giving me ideas.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 40,638
Posted By evolvo67
Keith, Maybe I missed it in the thread, but how...

Keith, Maybe I missed it in the thread, but how did you relocate the front shocks?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,406
Posted By evolvo67
For you guys who don't have a mill or lathe to...

For you guys who don't have a mill or lathe to miter tubes with here's a good program that let's you input tubing diameter, wall thickness and angle, then print out a pattern to wrap around the tube....
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,228
Posted By evolvo67
No regrets at all! It's so reliable and gets...

No regrets at all! It's so reliable and gets great MPG. I'll be at GG. PM if you want my mobile #
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,228
Posted By evolvo67
Over the last few weeks I've had the car cut and...

Over the last few weeks I've had the car cut and buffed, installed an aftermarket cruise control that works with the GM tilt column turn signal stalk & today got the Vintage Air charged, it puts out...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,409
Posted By evolvo67
"My current plan is to work out a pushrod system...

"My current plan is to work out a pushrod system for an inboard mounted coil over."

Good plan, Craig. With the shocks hidden in the trunk people will be scratching their heads in amazement!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 65,905
Posted By evolvo67
Adam, It was good to get a close look at your car...

Adam, It was good to get a close look at your car at IPD, looks great. Your welcome for the rack and the wiper idea!
Alan
Forum: events 05-17-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,270
Posted By evolvo67
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=216...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=216893

Since I can't post photos you can go to post 64 and see the car!:)
Forum: events 05-17-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,270
Posted By evolvo67
Silver, I'm hoping to get on the I5 from 50th st...

Silver, I'm hoping to get on the I5 from 50th st at about the same time. I'm feeling the same about the JBLM traffic. Maybe I'll see you on the road.
Alan
Forum: events 05-15-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,270
Posted By evolvo67
So, just made a res at the Best Western on NE...

So, just made a res at the Best Western on NE Sandy Blvd for Fri night. Room has two Queen size beds and I'm traveling solo. Anybody want to share? Also, no charge cause my wife had a voucher for a...
Forum: events 05-15-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,270
Posted By evolvo67
Ryan, Tried to send you a PM. Your box is full....

Ryan,
Tried to send you a PM. Your box is full. Please PM me.
Alan
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,228
Posted By evolvo67
Looks like the weather is gonna be OK. I'm...

Looks like the weather is gonna be OK. I'm reading 20% chance on Fri and 0% Sat. I'm going to drive down Friday afternoon, hopefully can find a motel or I could sleep in the back (another reason to...
Forum: events 05-14-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,270
Posted By evolvo67
Understood, me too!

Understood, me too!
Forum: events 05-14-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,270
Posted By evolvo67
Wilford, I could meet you in Seattle around...

Wilford,
I could meet you in Seattle around 2PM. Weather says only 20% chance on Friday and 0% on Saturday. I'm raring to go!! Send me a PM with #'s.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,228
Posted By evolvo67
Well, the car is ready to go. I've been cruising...

Well, the car is ready to go. I've been cruising around a bit and everything is good. Problem is the weather doesn't look like it's going to cooperate. After two weeks of beautiful sunny days it...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,228
Posted By evolvo67
Yep! If all goes according to plan, fingers...

Yep! If all goes according to plan, fingers crossed.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 59,798
Posted By evolvo67
Nice fabrication work, it's going to be a great...

Nice fabrication work, it's going to be a great car when your finished (that never happens!).
How about an English lesson, sorry, I just can't help it.
When you finish a part you have made a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 62,412
Posted By evolvo67
So why is the RF 245# heavier then the LF and the...

So why is the RF 245# heavier then the LF and the LR is 266# heavier then the RR?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,228
Posted By evolvo67
Dan, Those are the wheels I have now, I'm...

Dan,
Those are the wheels I have now, I'm always open to an upgrade if something comes along. The interior is next, I have a plan, all in due time. Is this the end of the Hi Jack?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,228
Posted By evolvo67
WUT? shooting brake?

WUT? shooting brake?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,228
Posted By evolvo67
Thanx, Matt. You should try and make it out to...

Thanx, Matt. You should try and make it out to the IPD picnic in May, I hope to have it there!
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