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Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2015, 05:40 PM
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Posted By evolvo67
I was a propulsion service engineer in a former...

I was a propulsion service engineer in a former life, went to almost all the shipyards in VA. I was at your place once.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 660
Posted By evolvo67
Do you work at Norshipco or Colonna's?

Do you work at Norshipco or Colonna's?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,400
Posted By evolvo67
Thanx VQ, really appreciate the kind words.

Thanx VQ, really appreciate the kind words.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,400
Posted By evolvo67
Accuracy of butt dyno vs wheel dyno: Butt...

Accuracy of butt dyno vs wheel dyno:

Butt dyno= 0%

Wheel dyno = +/- 5%

Besides, I, the owner and builder of the car am very satisfied with it's reliability, performance, comfort and above...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,400
Posted By evolvo67
If I remember right it was 160 WHP with the...

If I remember right it was 160 WHP with the engine just like you see it. It scoots along just fine and gets between 25-30 mpg.

Nisan power booster and master. Yes it is turned 90*, see attached...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,400
Posted By evolvo67
I've been busy!

I bought new wheels and tires a couple of months ago. TSW Silverstones 18X8 with Bridgestone tires. Also got tired of the color matched bumpers so I bought a China repop '67 Camaro front, had to...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,184
Posted By evolvo67
I always thought front coilovers like this would...

I always thought front coilovers like this would be the way to go: http://www.ebay.com/itm/OPEN-BOX-SPECIAL-Mustang-II-IFS-Front-End-Coil-Over-Kit-fits-QA1-qa-1-Components-/161711181638 Where the...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-25-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,058
Posted By evolvo67
This is similar to the style I used on my car,...

This is similar to the style I used on my car, factory shrouded:

https://www.flex-a-lite.com/electric-fans/12-volt-electric-fans/universal/dual-12-1-8-inch-lo-profile-s-blade-electric-fan.html
...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 36,744
Posted By evolvo67
Kyle, powder coat is the wrong coating for...

Kyle, powder coat is the wrong coating for headers, the correct coating is ceramic.

http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/will-powder-coat-on-headers-work.589362/
...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 36,744
Posted By evolvo67
When are you goin' to quit doing taxes and and...

When are you goin' to quit doing taxes and and open "Headers by Kyle"? Really lookin' good. I think you should just bag the muff's and cut holes in the back of the fenders for the collector extenders...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 9,336
Posted By evolvo67
Hammering them out is OK, but to reinstall you...

Hammering them out is OK, but to reinstall you can cut a piece of pipe/tubing with the appropriate ID to the appropriate length. Put the new stud in place, slip the tube over, install a thick flat...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 36,744
Posted By evolvo67
Some like this should come in handy. Bolt the...

Some like this should come in handy. Bolt the rubber end to the body and weld the rod to the muff.

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/universal-exhaust-hanger
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 36,744
Posted By evolvo67
Nice job, Kyle! Looks like ya' nailed it. I'm...

Nice job, Kyle! Looks like ya' nailed it. I'm guessing that the tubes can be removed one at a time for complete welding, eh. Before you weld that collector on don't forget to make up a little diamond...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 41,332
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: 479
Views: 41,332
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: 479
Views: 41,332
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: 479
Views: 41,332
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: 479
Views: 41,332
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: 114
Views: 10,440
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: 326
Views: 36,744
Posted By evolvo67
TEHO:rofl:

TEHO:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 02-22-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 36,744
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: 114
Views: 10,440
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: 114
Views: 10,440
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: 326
Views: 36,744
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
Replies: 8,296
Views: 1,540,253
Posted By evolvo67
volvovlov

volvovlov
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 49,092
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: 517
Views: 49,092
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
Views: 69,320
Posted By evolvo67
Has this project stalled out?

Has this project stalled out?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 36,744
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: 517
Views: 49,092
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: 326
Views: 36,744
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: 517
Views: 49,092
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: 2,361
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: 128
Views: 12,343
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: 326
Views: 36,744
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: 479
Views: 41,332
Posted By evolvo67
Jag IRS.

Jag IRS.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 41,332
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: 479
Views: 41,332
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
Replies: 1,955
Views: 364,961
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
Replies: 0
Views: 119
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: 128
Views: 12,343
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: 517
Views: 49,092
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: 517
Views: 49,092
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: 517
Views: 49,092
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: 18,255
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: 86
Views: 7,400
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: 86
Views: 7,400
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: 7,648
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: 69,320
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: 1,314
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!:)
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