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by EvoSolley
Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:14 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"
Replies: 79
Views: 5724

Re: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"

Jayrdee wrote: Ironically a fellow 86 owner I am friends with on facebook recommended the same product! I am definitely going to try it now that you recommend it too ;) You know more about body work than I do! Lol


Is it Matt Moore? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by EvoSolley
Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"
Replies: 79
Views: 5724

Re: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"

lookin good man, glad to see progress on this thing! If you haven't tried already, go to your local parts store and get a small bottle of Mothers, Back to black. That stuff is amazing on trim and bringsback that deep factory black on plastic and and trim pieces. It should clean up the oxidation on t...
by EvoSolley
Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...
Replies: 124
Views: 18762

Re: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...

The Hood is finally in high build. Now all of the panels are ready to be re mounted and the block sanding part can start! In this vid I remove vinyl wrap from the hood, strip the paint, fix some problem dents, sand smooth, coat in epoxy primer, and finally finish up with a couple coats of high build...
by EvoSolley
Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...
Replies: 124
Views: 18762

Re: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...

Been slacking with the updates here. If you all have been following this build, I am sure you will not find it surprising. If anyone has not seen already, I have posted 2 newer videos for this build. The first video covers more bodywork content, where I prep the doors and trunk lid for a couple laye...
by EvoSolley
Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:30 am
Forum: DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks
Topic: DIY AE86 Tail Light Repair - How To Fix Cracks and Restore
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Re: DIY AE86 Tail Light Repair - How To Fix Cracks and Restore

Jayrdee wrote:Dude ... just finished watching the video.

These turned out so sick


Thanks man! I am super happy with how they turned out. Not 100% what I was shooting for, but I LOVE the result! Thanks for watching :D
by EvoSolley
Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks
Topic: DIY AE86 Tail Light Repair - How To Fix Cracks and Restore
Replies: 2
Views: 183

DIY AE86 Tail Light Repair - How To Fix Cracks and Restore

In this video, I repair and restore my old stock tail lights for the AE86. The goal was to get them as close as I could to a set of JDM tails, given the difference in the physical lights. I also attempted to repair physical chips in the lens, with a 2 part epoxy and paint before restoring. The final...
by EvoSolley
Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks
Topic: DIY AE86 Bodywork - How To Strip, Fill, and Sand
Replies: 4
Views: 681

Re: DIY AE86 Bodywork - How To Strip, Fill, and Sand

Thanks a lot Kai! Shes a Husky / Blue Heeler mix (at least thats what we were told.) She always tries to make an appearance in the vids lol
by EvoSolley
Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...
Replies: 124
Views: 18762

Re: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...

:lol: :lol: I need to get it done! Bodywork this weekend, no excuses haha. Yes!! If you ever need an extra set of hands dude let me know and I'll make the drive up there. Can't do it this weekend or next, but I got nothing going on over the summer. I've been craving Spinelli's anyways 8-) :ugeek: F...
by EvoSolley
Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"
Replies: 79
Views: 5724

Re: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"

Just had a chance to look at this update. Car sits perfect and those new coils look soooo clean! also, not to shabby of a "spare" setup too hahaha. Also thanks for the write up and I'm looking forward to another review later on down the road. Keep p the progress!
by EvoSolley
Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks
Topic: DIY AE86 Bodywork - How To Strip, Fill, and Sand
Replies: 4
Views: 681

Re: DIY AE86 Bodywork - How To Strip, Fill, and Sand

Thanks for the kind words man, I hope some people take away at least something from these videos. Bodywork sucks, but it is a much needed process, especially with our old ae86's hahaha.
by EvoSolley
Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks
Topic: DIY AE86 Bodywork - How To Strip, Fill, and Sand
Replies: 4
Views: 681

DIY AE86 Bodywork - How To Strip, Fill, and Sand

This one is a long one... In this video, I show the process I have used, to prep the ae86 panels for paint. First, I show how to strip the old paint off, by using a chemical paint stripper. I then fill minor panel imperfections with body filler and show how to properly sand those spots out smooth. I...
by EvoSolley
Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Fortune Auto Coilovers Review 2017
Replies: 44
Views: 3458

Re: Fortune Auto Coilovers Review 2017

Nice write up! Is their any way you can take a pic of the rear bump stop area you mentioned? I am now leaning toward these. I wonder if I can get only the rears and go with t3 weld on front coils for the diy goodness lol. Hmmmm decisions, decisions....but great write up, thanks for posting!
by EvoSolley
Mon May 22, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Not quite an AE86 - but it will drift!
Replies: 3
Views: 820

Re: Not quite an AE86 - but it will drift!

I finally got around to posting Part 2 of the drift trike build. It finally moves under its own power, but and new set of issues has surfaced, mainly steering and brakes. It's super fun and a lot faster than I was expecting lol Enjoy! Video Link: http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/katanaweapon/Dri...
by EvoSolley
Wed May 17, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...
Replies: 124
Views: 18762

Re: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...

Jayrdee wrote:Hurry up and get this thing on the road so we can cruise around Louisville!!!


:lol: :lol: I need to get it done! Bodywork this weekend, no excuses haha.
by EvoSolley
Wed May 17, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"
Replies: 79
Views: 5724

Re: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"

Been toying around with the idea of going with coilovers, since I already have everything torn down. I was looking at T3's weld on option, since it would make for a good DIY option. These coils look great, i'll be curious to hear your thoughts on them after the install. Keep it up!
by EvoSolley
Tue May 16, 2017 5:15 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...
Replies: 124
Views: 18762

Re: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...

Thanks for all the replies everyone! Got some work done on the 86, even though I kinda already worked on this piece earlier in the build. For anyone looking to "rebuild" their stock, disintegrating parcel shelf/ rear speaker shelf, or build one completely from scratch, here is how I did it...
by EvoSolley
Fri May 12, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks
Topic: DIY AE86 Rear Speaker Panel / Suede Wrapping
Replies: 3
Views: 780

Re: DIY AE86 Rear Speaker Panel / Suede Wrapping

AE86Kai wrote:I am about to make all of your topics "sticky" due to the quality of your work. Again, job well done.


Wow thanks, that means a lot! This sort of response motivates me to keep making these videos!
by EvoSolley
Mon May 08, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks
Topic: DIY AE86 Rear Speaker Panel / Suede Wrapping
Replies: 3
Views: 780

DIY AE86 Rear Speaker Panel / Suede Wrapping

I feel like I am spamming the DIY section. Please let me know if this is too much and I will stop. I feel all these videos could come in handy for someone facing the same problems as I have during my build, that's why I post them :D Anyways, for anyone looking to "rebuild" their stock, dis...
by EvoSolley
Tue May 02, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks
Topic: DIY AE86 Side Skirt Install - Removable with "Nutserts"
Replies: 4
Views: 1049

Re: DIY AE86 Side Skirt Install - Removable with "Nutserts"

Great DIY video man... love your work !!! If I ever decide to put some side skirts on my car I'll be using your vid as a guide. Cheers... jondee86 Awesome, glad you enjoyed it! Let me know if you have any questions, if you ever decide to install a set :D Very nice, I enjoy your videos a lot! Side s...
by EvoSolley
Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks
Topic: DIY AE86 Side Skirt Install - Removable with "Nutserts"
Replies: 4
Views: 1049

DIY AE86 Side Skirt Install - Removable with "Nutserts"

If anyone here has been following my build log, my latest post was about installing Retro-Spec oem replica side skirts for the AE86. I figured it might be a good resource here in the "DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks" section of the forum as well. The goal for this install, was to m...
by EvoSolley
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"
Replies: 79
Views: 5724

Re: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"

WOW man, that Levin looks pristine!! I'm super jelly. When I get the corolla done, we are going to meet up and take that "fist bump out the window pic" that all the jdm vs usdm cars do hahahaha. Really excited to see this build happen. The shifter bushing from T3 are 110% worth the money. ...
by EvoSolley
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...
Replies: 124
Views: 18762

Re: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...

Hit a major point in the AE86 build. I finally was able to install my OEM Fiberglass side skirts from Retro-Spec. I am super excited how they turned out!! The only complaint I have, is that the end caps didn't seem to fit "right". I will be able to make them work, but i figured they would ...
by EvoSolley
Tue Apr 11, 2017 4:02 am
Forum: DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks
Topic: DIY AE86 False Floor / Trunk Refresh
Replies: 2
Views: 764

Re: DIY AE86 False Floor / Trunk Refresh

Awesome, glad you liked it! I plan on doing a speaker shelf in the near future as well. The previous owner hacked my OEM one up :( . I plan on having another video posted this week, I just have to find time to edit it hahaha.
by EvoSolley
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"
Replies: 79
Views: 5724

Re: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"

Sooooooooo ready for this build!! Good luck!
by EvoSolley
Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks
Topic: DIY AE86 Bash Bar / JDM rear kouki bumper mounting
Replies: 6
Views: 2368

Re: DIY AE86 Bash Bar / JDM rear kouki bumper mounting

Wonder how to attach to a FRP bumper (no mounting tabs on the actual bumper itself) Hmmmmmmm....... you might be able to fab in your own mounting tabs with some fiberglass cloth, plastic and fiberglass resin. Just make sure they are strong enough so the bumper dosent break away from the bar. I don'...
by EvoSolley
Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks
Topic: DIY AE86 False Floor / Trunk Refresh
Replies: 2
Views: 764

DIY AE86 False Floor / Trunk Refresh

Figured this might help "spark" some ideas for people who want to so something with their coupes trunk. I installed T3 trunk panels and made a false floor for my 86. Enjoy!

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by EvoSolley
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Greetings from the Bluegrass!
Replies: 6
Views: 856

Re: Greetings from the Bluegrass!

Welcome to the boards and the State! I currently live in Louisville but bleed blue for the wildcats (last nights UNC game was tough :( ) Its awesome to see another 86 local, their aren't many in Kentucky. We will have to meet up sometime once I get my car done haha. Car looks awesome can't wait to s...
by EvoSolley
Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...
Replies: 124
Views: 18762

Re: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...

Did Some work the weekend before last. I decided to install my t3 trunk panels and make a "False Floor" for the trunk. I am very happy with the final result of the floor and now the trunk looks a lot better. Not to mention, the inner quarters are now protected from the inside as well. http...
by EvoSolley
Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:28 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Not quite an AE86 - but it will drift!
Replies: 3
Views: 820

Not quite an AE86 - but it will drift!

This is more of an "Off Topic" post, but I hope this will be ok to post here. Along with my never ending AE86 project, I have also been building a motorized drift trike. It will be powered by a predator 212cc motor. In order to get it "driftable" I still need to get rims/tires, f...
by EvoSolley
Thu Mar 02, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...
Replies: 124
Views: 18762

Re: A broke college kid, and his broken rolla...

** UPDATE ** Made a bash bar to mount my rear bumper Over the past couple of months, I have been pondering how to mount my kouki rear bumper to my AE86. earlier in this thread, I fab'ed up some homemade bumper brackets which worked, but were crudely thrown together and didn't sit as well as I had ho...

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