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Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2019, 04:19 PM
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Posted By evolvo67
With your new fab skills and that oil pump drive...

With your new fab skills and that oil pump drive in hand I'm sure you could get a job at an ornamental iron shop! :-D
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 65,468
Posted By evolvo67
I'm guessing it's a tool box drawer.

I'm guessing it's a tool box drawer.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
I started with Lars but have since switched to...

I started with Lars but have since switched to Paul McWhorter. But I'm having the same issue with both of them. As I follow along they'll say "click on this and then hit enter, and voila, there you...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Meticulitus is a Canadian disease! I mean .067"...

Meticulitus is a Canadian disease! I mean .067" (1.5mm) was going to keep him awake at night! :rofl: Craig, you know I'm just amazed at your attention to detail so I have to give you a hard time. I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
No updates in a month, I'm having withdrawal...

No updates in a month, I'm having withdrawal symptoms.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Craig, how do you check for leaks, water? I was...

Craig, how do you check for leaks, water? I was taught many years ago a great way to check welds for leaks and I've mentioned it a time or two here on TB. A pint of rubbing alcohol with a few drops...
Forum: website & board 02-07-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,096
Posted By evolvo67
Done and done!

Done and done!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Craig, Excellent Canadian Meticulitis as always....

Craig, Excellent Canadian Meticulitis as always. The pedal cover is completely unexpected! When it's carpeted over no one will suspect you have stuff hidden in there :roll:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By evolvo67
Thanx John, I was chasing the heritagedriven.com...

Thanx John, I was chasing the heritagedriven.com sticker on the rear window but their a Land Rover builder. No mention of the Amazon on their website.

Did you go to SEMA?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By evolvo67
mystery amazon

Here's a video made by AutotopiaLA from the SEMA 2018 show. Anyone know anything about this car at the 2:24 mark?

<iframe width="1366" height="768" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/HDHwVibXN5I"...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,610
Posted By evolvo67
Craig (canuck) is a font of useful info, he...

Craig (canuck) is a font of useful info, he knows his shiit! If your thinking of doing your own subframe you should check out this guys stuff:

https://www.welderseries.com/Frame-Curves-p49939496
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Another thing to consider is the extra space for...

Another thing to consider is the extra space for that Vintage Air unit on the pass side. On the drivers side it allows the installation of a foot operated e-brake if you want to use one (I did and I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Craig, now is the perfect time to open up the...

Craig, now is the perfect time to open up the foot boxes. Your big brogans will be glad you did!!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 181,699
Posted By evolvo67
Congrats, looks great with the fold down core...

Congrats, looks great with the fold down core support. That upper hose is a work of art!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Craig, just how difficult would it be to raise...

Craig, just how difficult would it be to raise the trans end of the drive shaft to 0* to 1* of drop? I know it would put a bit of stress on the front motor mounts (should have gone with those Jags!!)...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 30,865
Posted By evolvo67
Nice setup, nice vise, those Wiltons must be...

Nice setup, nice vise, those Wiltons must be made out of gold!!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Craig, When I was doing mine I relied on this: ...

Craig, When I was doing mine I relied on this:

https://www.iedls.com/uploads/files/Power%20Train%20Setup.pdf
They get into two piece near the bottom of the page.

Of course mine is a one piece...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 30,865
Posted By evolvo67
I'm a fabricator, too! I used to build bike...

I'm a fabricator, too! I used to build bike frames and mitered on a mill with hole saws, but those tubes are much thinner and lighter than roll cage tubing. I'm gathering material to build a tube...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 30,865
Posted By evolvo67
Nice work on the roll bar. How are you mitering...

Nice work on the roll bar. How are you mitering your tubes? Ever seen this guy?

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxlBLmujrjTVSSUkzZ2Jlg

He does really nice work and is pretty informative on...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Tunnel of Love!! :cool:

Tunnel of Love!! :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 181,699
Posted By evolvo67
What I see is that the radiator, on the right...

What I see is that the radiator, on the right side near the petcock. angles upwards. I'll assume it does the same on the left side as well. I'm wondering if you could cut a hole in that area and...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 181,699
Posted By evolvo67
Kyle, please tell me your not going around the...

Kyle, please tell me your not going around the block without a radiator! :grrr:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 181,699
Posted By evolvo67
Kyle, good luck finding anyone at an alignment...

Kyle, good luck finding anyone at an alignment shop willing to deal with this old iron. I'd look into something along these lines, https://www.quicktrickalignment.com/ so you can do it yourself....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 65,468
Posted By evolvo67
You might want to look into doing something about...

You might want to look into doing something about that single circuit brake setup, too!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 181,699
Posted By evolvo67
So you're going back to stock steering? Guess I...

So you're going back to stock steering? Guess I didn't read your post closely enough. Whatever it takes to make it safe!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 181,699
Posted By evolvo67
Kyle, this is what you want your front suspension...

Kyle, this is what you want your front suspension to look like. It may require a custom built rack. Here's where I got mine: http://www.unisteer.com/

Have you been following Canuck's build?...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 65,468
Posted By evolvo67
I bought four new gaskets from IPD and cut and...

I bought four new gaskets from IPD and cut and bonded them to the correct length. Nice job on the door.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 65,468
Posted By evolvo67
The way to do the ball joint "flip" correctly is...

The way to do the ball joint "flip" correctly is to cut the mounting ears off of the old BJ's and mount them in the stock position under the LCA. This will require longer bolts to go through both of...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Until little donny puts a tariff on coffee...

Until little donny puts a tariff on coffee (covfefe) we'll have plenty of that and lots of local micro brews!! See ya' next spring (fingers crossed)!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Personally, I hate those leaf spring style...

Personally, I hate those leaf spring style mounts. I find them really hard to line up when placing a motor. Having to get them to slide between the side plates means having to have the engine higher...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Craig, I used a pair of these Jag motor mounts on...

Craig, I used a pair of these Jag motor mounts on my car and on my buddies '52 Willys Aero. There really easy to install and very versatile:
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Dry sumps are great, but a less expensive...

Dry sumps are great, but a less expensive alternative is one of these:

https://www.jegs.com/i/Moroso/710/23900/10002/-1
Forum: events 06-18-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By evolvo67
station wagon show

Anyone know where this is taking place? I believe it's happening this weekend in Startup or Goldbar, Wa.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Ya' gotta do what ya' gotta do. Cut it till it...

Ya' gotta do what ya' gotta do. Cut it till it works! Now that funny appendage on the front of the engine wrapped in green tape. I'm guessing that's an oil passage to a cooler? I would remove it and...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,766
Posted By evolvo67
IIRC you can eliminate the oil fill funnel...

IIRC you can eliminate the oil fill funnel completely and install the cap right in the valve cover.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
I was in the middle of a reply when Dirty Rick...

I was in the middle of a reply when Dirty Rick chimed in and basically said the same thing I was. Cut out as much as you need to make it happen then fill it back in around what you've done. That's...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 30,865
Posted By evolvo67
Thanks hiperfauto

Thanks hiperfauto
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 30,865
Posted By evolvo67
Are those Girling 3 puck calipers in the photo...

Are those Girling 3 puck calipers in the photo with the knock offs? If so do you have a part # for the greenstuff pads? Are you using 2000, 6000 or 7000 series pads?
Tanks!!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Since I don't think you're using the stock heater...

Since I don't think you're using the stock heater box that motor needs to move back and down. Like 75-100mm by the looks of it! You need room for the rad and inter cooler anyway, JMO.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 39,588
Posted By evolvo67
John, have you seen this? <iframe...

John, have you seen this?

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/-z8jMAckgBk" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 33,569
Posted By evolvo67
If you do this remember you have to keep the...

If you do this remember you have to keep the crankshaft parallel to the pinion shaft otherwise you'll have U joint alignment issues. In other words you can't just move the front of the motor and not...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 273,450
Posted By evolvo67
I think I get what you're saying about the...

I think I get what you're saying about the rurrents and meing and Elektriker, but I can't be absolutely sure. I was just trying to point out to Andreas what might be a troubling issue so he could...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 273,450
Posted By evolvo67
OK, now you're just bragging! As we in 'Mericuh...

OK, now you're just bragging! As we in 'Mericuh have proven, universal healthcare won't work here cause we won't even try it:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 273,450
Posted By evolvo67
Or another way to view that is because they sell...

Or another way to view that is because they sell wires they actually know what their talking about.

Maybe you don't listen to your doctors cause they like to keep you sick so they'll have more...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 273,450
Posted By evolvo67
A little reading: ...

A little reading:

http://www.hotrodwires.com/how-to-ground-automotive-electrical-system.html
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 273,450
Posted By evolvo67
Andreas, fantastic over the TOP build. ?Are you...

Andreas, fantastic over the TOP build. ?Are you only using that ground strap on the -battery to the mounting bolt of the box? If so I would suggest running a ground cable from the -battery to the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Hey ya', Craig, I love cruisin' around on U toob....

Hey ya', Craig, I love cruisin' around on U toob. Found this from Pedantic Publishing. They have some pretty good suspension tutorials.

Here's an interesting concept:

<iframe width="560"...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Using the stock cross member prevented me from...

Using the stock cross member prevented me from moving the rack rearward enough to get the Ackerman correct. That's where you and I differ, I was like, well fork, let's just see how this works. It...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,241
Posted By evolvo67
Craig, Here's a short version of how I did mine,...

Craig, Here's a short version of how I did mine, see if you agree. After pulling a string on both sides between the center line of the UCA & LCA inboard pivots I calculated that the center of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 209,143
Posted By evolvo67
Now just imagine if that sloppy steering box...

Now just imagine if that sloppy steering box wasn't there! That's the beauty of R&P. To my mind if your going to the trouble of building a custom car why not make it as sweet as possible? Maybe not...
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