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Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 88
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Posted By evolvo67
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b317/cwrhoades2/...

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b317/cwrhoades2/122%20tudor/100-0064_IMG_1.jpg

Here's how I mounted my power booster inside the car.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 56,250
Posted By evolvo67
I was at IPD then, car was in gray primer, bumps...

I was at IPD then, car was in gray primer, bumps had not been chromed at that time. I can PM my address when you find those tails!! I will exchange for $$$$$$$$$.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 56,250
Posted By evolvo67
Here's how I did mine! ...

Here's how I did mine!








Here's a great tool for calculating wheel clearance, best one I've ever seen.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 56,250
Posted By evolvo67
Turn the rear bumper over!!!!!!!:oogle:

Turn the rear bumper over!!!!!!!:oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 41,122
Posted By evolvo67
Congrats on the long drive! Now about widening...

Congrats on the long drive! Now about widening those fenders. Wouldn't ya' know the best thread on this popped up on good old TB this morning:
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,849
Posted By evolvo67
http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://i.ebayi...

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/NwgAAMXQfvlSgY5v/%2524_35.JPG&imgrefurl=http://www.ebay.com/itm/JAGUAR-MOTOR-MOUNT-1950-1970-6-CYL-XK120-140-150-XKE-MK1-MK...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 41,122
Posted By evolvo67
These flares are what I'm talking about

These flares are what I'm talking about
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 41,122
Posted By evolvo67
I agree that the flat area on top is rather...

I agree that the flat area on top is rather clunky looking. If your only adding 2" that kind of look should be avoidable. Are you starting this project today, be sure and show the finished fenders...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 41,122
Posted By evolvo67
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/attachments/img...

http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/attachments/img_1654-1-jpg.1043915/

Kyle, found this on the HAMB. Says the fenders where widened 5" !
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 41,122
Posted By evolvo67
Kyle, your a fabricator now, go for it!! ...

Kyle, your a fabricator now, go for it!!

https://youtu.be/Co4RZUog6Xo

https://youtu.be/O-OcDbV5nvw

https://youtu.be/O21R8mkpfTE

In the last vid he shows filling every section between the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 41,122
Posted By evolvo67
Nice work, Kyle! Stay cool and enjoy the Rocky...

Nice work, Kyle! Stay cool and enjoy the Rocky Mountain Water!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,362
Posted By evolvo67
It just didn't look right. When the hood was open...

It just didn't look right. When the hood was open it covered the grill and I didn't like that, also having to use hood props to keep it open made working on it a PITA.
I used cable between the two...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,362
Posted By evolvo67
Well at one time I had installed a BMW forward...

Well at one time I had installed a BMW forward flip hinge and the hood opened from the back. That took lots of time and money but that's the way we roll at the "do and redo garage". After deciding to...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,362
Posted By evolvo67
Yeah, just got back home an hour ago. I was...

Yeah, just got back home an hour ago. I was parked near the entrance to Sillyville all day Saturday. There are over 2500 cars there, easy to miss a few!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,362
Posted By evolvo67
Going to the Goodguys hot rod show in Puyallup...

Going to the Goodguys hot rod show in Puyallup Friday, Saturday and maybe Sunday. Anybody else going and want to meet up? PM for mobile #.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 41,122
Posted By evolvo67
Kyle, dude! Your in Cali, right? You don't need...

Kyle, dude! Your in Cali, right? You don't need throttle body coolant hoses, they're for cold weather climes to keep the TB from freezin' up. My rad is tilted way more than yours. Very common way to...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,362
Posted By evolvo67
Sorry I missed you. Glad you liked it. It was so...

Sorry I missed you. Glad you liked it. It was so flippin' hot I was probably hiding in the shade somewhere. Just got back home today, car ran great and averaged 25 mpg doing 75mph with the A/C on. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,012
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: 39
Views: 2,012
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: 94
Views: 8,362
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: 94
Views: 8,362
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: 94
Views: 8,362
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: 94
Views: 8,362
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: 131
Views: 5,296
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: 2,450
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: 380
Views: 41,122
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: 380
Views: 41,122
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: 187
Views: 11,490
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: 380
Views: 41,122
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: 380
Views: 41,122
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: 482
Views: 44,204
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: 482
Views: 44,204
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: 482
Views: 44,204
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: 482
Views: 44,204
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: 482
Views: 44,204
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: 144
Views: 13,849
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: 380
Views: 41,122
Posted By evolvo67
TEHO:rofl:

TEHO:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 02-22-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 41,122
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: 144
Views: 13,849
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: 144
Views: 13,849
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: 380
Views: 41,122
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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Views: 1,584,412
Posted By evolvo67
volvovlov

volvovlov
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 56,250
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: 567
Views: 56,250
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: 72,127
Posted By evolvo67
Has this project stalled out?

Has this project stalled out?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 41,122
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: 567
Views: 56,250
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: 380
Views: 41,122
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: 567
Views: 56,250
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: 2,422
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!!
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