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Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2018, 11:58 PM
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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: 242
Views: 52,100
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: 104
Views: 16,859
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: 242
Views: 52,100
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: 104
Views: 16,859
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: 104
Views: 16,859
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: 242
Views: 52,100
Posted By evolvo67
Tunnel of Love!! :cool:

Tunnel of Love!! :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 154,675
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: 634
Views: 154,675
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: 634
Views: 154,675
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: 186
Views: 40,682
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: 634
Views: 154,675
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: 634
Views: 154,675
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: 186
Views: 40,682
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: 186
Views: 40,682
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: 242
Views: 52,100
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: 242
Views: 52,100
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: 242
Views: 52,100
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: 242
Views: 52,100
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: 380
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: 242
Views: 52,100
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: 56
Views: 8,514
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: 242
Views: 52,100
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: 104
Views: 16,859
Posted By evolvo67
Thanks hiperfauto

Thanks hiperfauto
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,859
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: 242
Views: 52,100
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: 32,951
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: 105
Views: 15,488
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: 253,466
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: 253,466
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: 253,466
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: 253,466
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: 253,466
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: 242
Views: 52,100
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:

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Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 52,100
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: 242
Views: 52,100
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: 739
Views: 183,056
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...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 183,056
Posted By evolvo67
I would advise against using those mount points....

I would advise against using those mount points. Instead, after you remove the factory steering you'll have three mounting holes on each frame rail where the steering hardware was attached. Look...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 183,056
Posted By evolvo67
I eliminated all that steering crap and installed...

I eliminated all that steering crap and installed a P&P. Lots of room then.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 52,100
Posted By evolvo67
OK, what I left out of my hair brained...

OK, what I left out of my hair brained quadrilateral theory is the fact that the ball joints allow the spindle arm to rotate with (follow) the arcs created by the UCA & LCA. Duh, I'm still crawling...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 84,480
Posted By evolvo67
When I saw the pic of your shift knob I thought...

When I saw the pic of your shift knob I thought it was a tip for your mig gun! Very cool!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 52,100
Posted By evolvo67
Craig, the vid from EE was the first I found and...

Craig, the vid from EE was the first I found and I liked it because it cleared up in my head at least how the anti dive is calculated. The simple diagram showing how it can be adjusted by % from 0%...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 52,100
Posted By evolvo67
Dirty Rick, congratulations on your racing...

Dirty Rick, congratulations on your racing success. I found this for you:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/qAbHbGgFWJs" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay;...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 52,100
Posted By evolvo67
As meticulous as Craig is I really doubt he has...

As meticulous as Craig is I really doubt he has overlooked anything in his suspension design, besides, trying to make a judgement on whether the pivot is in the wrong position from a photo on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 165,403
Posted By evolvo67
No problem! As we say here in 'Mericuh "opinions...

No problem! As we say here in 'Mericuh "opinions are like azzholes, everybody's got one"

? What kind of work do you do for the $$$?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 165,403
Posted By evolvo67
I have not caught up with the whole post, yet! As...

I have not caught up with the whole post, yet! As I said I jumped from 2015 to 2018 just so I could post the vid. I think it's too bad that you canned the Watts. Looks like it would work very well...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 165,403
Posted By evolvo67
I've been reading your thread today on your...

I've been reading your thread today on your awesome build! I got to pg 26 from 2015 where you mounted the Watts link. Something didn't seem right about how you did it and I don't know if anyone else...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 52,100
Posted By evolvo67
Signed, sealed and soon to be delivered:)

Signed, sealed and soon to be delivered:)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 52,100
Posted By evolvo67
IIRC you peeled all the old front floor out and...

IIRC you peeled all the old front floor out and just left the channel stamping? Did you add braces while the car was without floor pans? So you think that the rockers could possibly be closer...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 52,100
Posted By evolvo67
Craig, I watched your last video with the frame...

Craig, I watched your last video with the frame rails. I found you this tool, I know how much you like good ones. Maybe you can find one on your list!:);-):-P

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
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