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Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2016, 01:51 PM
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Posted By evolvo67
Here's a little info on T-5's: ...

Here's a little info on T-5's:

http://www.moderndriveline.com/Technical_Bits/t5_history.htm
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,618
Posted By evolvo67
Ya' gotta move the filler position so it is above...

Ya' gotta move the filler position so it is above the tank. Either straight up using the same cap or mount an after market cap (I saw it on TB somewhere?) or put it inside the left tail light like I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,644
Posted By evolvo67
Tip of the day: A better method than water to...

Tip of the day: A better method than water to check for leaks in things like your oil pan is to add some red food coloring to rubbing alcohol. Alcohol is less viscous than water and the red color...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 21,436
Posted By evolvo67
Nice job, you'll really appreciate that extra...

Nice job, you'll really appreciate that extra room down the road!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,618
Posted By evolvo67
You've probably figured it out already but the...

You've probably figured it out already but the pick up tube at the top of the tank has an internal tube that goes to the bottom.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,618
Posted By evolvo67
That's definitely a problem. The lip seals need...

That's definitely a problem. The lip seals need to press in there also. Must be wrong bearing or their not all the way seated.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-02-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,641
Posted By evolvo67
I stumbled on this tool a while ago, it's the...

I stumbled on this tool a while ago, it's the best wheel/tire comparator I've ever seen:

http://www.rimsntires.com/specspro.jsp

If you take the time to learn how it works it will tell you...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
Posted By evolvo67
Says U

Says U
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
Posted By evolvo67
Sweet...............I'm starting to see a two...

Sweet...............I'm starting to see a two tone paint scheme!
Forum: performance & suspension 10-28-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,784
Posted By evolvo67
Why am I only today finding this thread? You can...

Why am I only today finding this thread? You can see my 122 wagon/3.8 SC thread here:http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=216893

I have a 3.8 N/A sitting in my garage if anyone's...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
Posted By evolvo67
Kyle, we heard ya' the first time!:grrr:

Kyle, we heard ya' the first time!:grrr:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
Posted By evolvo67
Hope you get your coffee at "the daily grind",...

Hope you get your coffee at "the daily grind", your gonna be doin' a lot of it!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 55,875
Posted By evolvo67
Yea, the only thing that supports my rad at the...

Yea, the only thing that supports my rad at the top is the upper hose, hasn't been a problem, yet! No problem on the missed PM, whenever you get around to it. What's the offset on your rear wheels?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 55,875
Posted By evolvo67
Andrew, I'd suggest you put some thin rubber pads...

Andrew, I'd suggest you put some thin rubber pads under and over the rad mounting flange. Vibration is hard on radiators, that's why all OEM's are soft mounted. Also a ground strap from rad to frame...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,618
Posted By evolvo67
I did a little reading on 8.8" Ford rear ends....

I did a little reading on 8.8" Ford rear ends. One source mentioned that the axle tubes are only held in with two rosette welds at the center section, which I think I see in the above pic. It...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
Posted By evolvo67
And I feel silly having to acknowledge my...

And I feel silly having to acknowledge my mistake. It was a conceptual failure on my part, along with my poor meth skills!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
Posted By evolvo67
[QUOTE=kyle242gt;5260450]You have strange tastes....

[QUOTE=kyle242gt;5260450]You have strange tastes. :-P

What a surprise, and I spend time on TB, too!!

JohnMc, this one?:

http://fengineering.hv4all.com/eng/index.htm
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
Posted By evolvo67
Before I sold my 544 I always daydreamed about...

Before I sold my 544 I always daydreamed about making it wider through the body.
The plan was to get another body, cut a 6" wide strip out front to rear through the middle of the car, 3" either...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
Posted By evolvo67
Kylie, you need these types strippers: ...

Kylie, you need these types strippers:

http://www.supergrit.com/products/products_3MSpecials-paintstrip
Forum: performance & suspension 09-30-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 18,152
Posted By evolvo67
Best online wheel fitting program I have found,...

Best online wheel fitting program I have found, take some time to play with it and it answers all your ?

http://www.rimsntires.com/specspro.jsp
Forum: performance & suspension 09-30-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By evolvo67
Great tool for reading angles: ...

Great tool for reading angles:

http://www.sears.com/craftsman-digital-torpedo-level/p-00948295000P?prdNo=1&blockNo=1&blockType=G1

Nice vids Johnny!!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 17,397
Posted By evolvo67
Make sure you tell her your sorry about her...

Make sure you tell her your sorry about her hubby's little penis:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 55,875
Posted By evolvo67
I'll grant you I don't know much about turbo...

I'll grant you I don't know much about turbo charging but I do get the necessity of an inter cooler. I found this one on flea bay:...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
Posted By evolvo67
I, on the other hand, think the tail light area...

I, on the other hand, think the tail light area needs to be spaced out a couple of inches. That will take the kink out of the cut behind the rear tire.
Hey Kyle, your now an official member of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 55,875
Posted By evolvo67
Although I appreciate that cwdodson88 liked what...

Although I appreciate that cwdodson88 liked what I did enough to suggest it to you I think our issues are like apples and oranges. Do you have enough room to run 1/8" X 3/4" braces from the two latch...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
Posted By evolvo67
Kyle, lots of resources on the innernut! ...

Kyle, lots of resources on the innernut!

Start here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3W3mJJbnwNg

Looks like your doin' pretty well already!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,618
Posted By evolvo67
http://www.loctite.co.uk/retaining-9171.htm#a

http://www.loctite.co.uk/retaining-9171.htm#a
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 21,436
Posted By evolvo67
Nice job on the tranny mount. You probably don't...

Nice job on the tranny mount. You probably don't need to add extra material inside the frame rail as it will all be boxed in after you install the floor pans and there are lots of rosette welds for...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 71,610
Posted By evolvo67
Those all reds are nice but I'm going to stick...

Those all reds are nice but I'm going to stick with what I have. I've thought it's kind of interesting that no one has asked me how I put fuel in the car. It's behind the driver taillight and I use...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
Posted By evolvo67
Kyle, Sorry about your cheap ass chinese gauges....

Kyle, Sorry about your cheap ass chinese gauges. As far as widening the rear fenders IMO you should use a 2:1 ratio. That is 6" in front = 3" in back, 4" front = 2" back, etc. I think they will look...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
Posted By evolvo67
Stay the course!:cool:

Stay the course!:cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,761
Posted By evolvo67
I used stock (modified) pedals, but you don't...

I used stock (modified) pedals, but you don't have to. They just need to pivot at the top and the brake has to connect to a bell crank. EZPZ
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,761
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, 03:53 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 71,610
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, 01:48 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 71,610
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, 10:20 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 71,610
Posted By evolvo67
Turn the rear bumper over!!!!!!!:oogle:

Turn the rear bumper over!!!!!!!:oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
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, 02:23 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 21,436
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, 02:58 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
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, 02:52 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
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, 12:56 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
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 08-08-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
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, 09:22 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
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, 06:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,265
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, 05:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,265
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, 05:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,265
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, 05:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,265
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, 08:32 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 52,982
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, 07:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,265
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, 06:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,973
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.
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