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Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2016, 03:02 PM
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Posted By evolvo67
I think you said you don't have a lot of...

I think you said you don't have a lot of mechanical experience and I know you assembled the engine yourself. I'm only asking this ? because a kid I knew didn't do this. Did you align the camshaft...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 36,620
Posted By evolvo67
Well you learn new tricks every day!

Well you learn new tricks every day!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 112
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Posted By evolvo67
VOMAD!!!

VOMAD!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2016, 01:06 PM
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Posted By evolvo67
Silverstones 18 X 8 +20

Silverstones 18 X 8 +20
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 36,620
Posted By evolvo67
I can't figure out why your staying with a two...

I can't figure out why your staying with a two piece shaft. Remember the longer the shaft the smoother the motion:lol:. What I mean is that a longer shaft has less severe angles at the U joints and...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 36,620
Posted By evolvo67
Well it's made in Cheena, so yeah, dirt cheap....

Well it's made in Cheena, so yeah, dirt cheap. The add is a bit misleading because although it shows three holders the 8 fuse unit is the only one you get!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 36,620
Posted By evolvo67
just buy one of these: ...

just buy one of these:

http://www.amazon.com/HELLA-H84960111-8-Way-Lateral-Single/dp/B000VU9D20?ie=UTF8&keywords=automotive%20fuse%20holder&qid=1462155256&ref_=sr_1_12&sr=8-12
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,521
Posted By evolvo67
cwdodson88, if you make it to Goodguys in...

cwdodson88, if you make it to Goodguys in Puyallup in late July or Pleasanton in late August you can have a ride:lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 112
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Posted By evolvo67
WB, I was gonna offer you a ride but I just had...

WB, I was gonna offer you a ride but I just had the upholstery finished.............so sorry, not gonna happen!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,521
Posted By evolvo67
Haven't seen Atom on here for a loooooooooooooong...

Haven't seen Atom on here for a loooooooooooooong time, anyone know what's going on with his project?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,521
Posted By evolvo67
Yeah, forgot to mention I had to roll the rear...

Yeah, forgot to mention I had to roll the rear lips, too!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,521
Posted By evolvo67
They're +20. They rub the front sway if you go to...

They're +20. They rub the front sway if you go to lock. They're pretty tight in the back too, but I have a Jag IRS installed. Besides stepping from 17 X 7.5" to 18 X 8" I also went from 205's in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By evolvo67
Only listened to it idle and put my hand on all...

Only listened to it idle and put my hand on all three of the belt driven components. I don't have a stethoscope to listen with at the moment. The noise came and went as the idle hunted a bit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By evolvo67
rattling noise

My neighbor has a '02 V70 2.4 Turbo that is making a rattling noise at idle coming from the area around the air pump, alternator or AC compressor. Sounds to me like a bearing going out. Anyone else...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By evolvo67
Not a whole lot of room in there!! ...

Not a whole lot of room in there!!

https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=!ABKr2lERjlhQqWo&id=9EA4F2C07ED3485D!141&cid=9EA4F2C07ED3485D

Notice how the dynamo (generator) comes of the front of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By evolvo67
Somewhere between $100 & $100000 Yep,...

Somewhere between $100 & $100000



Yep, it runs fine. Only issue was whether it would fall off the ramps. The track is only 40"!!! Wheelbase 75"! Weighs 850#!



Thought of that, but he has...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By evolvo67
To answer the drivetrain ? I drove it onto the...

To answer the drivetrain ? I drove it onto the trailer. Yes, it's from the UK, right hand drive, flathead four making a whopping 12 HP. It belonged to the JY owner, it had been in a garage in Cali...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By evolvo67
Look what I brought home

Found this in a junk yard a couple of miles from my house. It's a 1937 Austin Seven.

https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=!AGcNE0cbQN6QUAE&id=9EA4F2C07ED3485D!136&cid=9EA4F2C07ED3485D
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 36,620
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, 01:46 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 36,620
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, 04:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,634
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, 07:07 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 29,649
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, 05:31 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 36,620
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, 08:14 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 36,620
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, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,597
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, 01:59 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 66,732
Posted By evolvo67
Says U

Says U
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2015, 01:40 PM
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Views: 66,732
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, 07:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,314
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, 11:38 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 66,732
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, 09:10 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 66,732
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, 05:56 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 70,564
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, 04:52 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 70,564
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, 03:01 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 36,620
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, 12:13 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 66,732
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, 01:31 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 66,732
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, 12:19 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 66,732
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, 01:56 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 66,732
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, 02:44 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 25,656
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, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,565
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, 12:31 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 29,917
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, 02:53 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 70,564
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 09-16-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 66,732
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, 10:12 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 70,564
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, 07:29 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 66,732
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, 07:57 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 36,620
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, 01:52 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 29,649
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, 12:32 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 88,832
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, 04:14 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 66,732
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, 03:21 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 66,732
Posted By evolvo67
Stay the course!:cool:

Stay the course!:cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,616
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
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