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by bbodie52
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Wheels/Rims for 63 Corvair
Replies: 3
Views: 155

Re: Wheels/Rims for 63 Corvair

See the section INTERCHANGE INFORMATION in the article Sizing Corvair Wheels and Tires.

:link: http://autoxer.skiblack.com/tires.html
by bbodie52
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Balance Tube Fittings 140 - Change?
Replies: 11
Views: 487

Re: Balance Tube Fittings 140 - Change?

http://www.aussiecoeliac.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Man-With-Question-01.png Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:47 am ...there are 2 air connectors on the turbo air cleaner. The large one matches your PVC diagrams. There is a smaller one next to it. Where does the smaller one go? http://assets.suredone.com/...
by bbodie52
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Corvair in Austria (Europe)
Replies: 4
Views: 138

Re: Corvair in Austria (Europe)

:welcome2: :wave: Welcome to the Corvair Forum! I wanted to suggest posting some pictures of your new Corvair acquisition when possible. I hope you don't mind, but I took advantage of your name to suggest a photograph... Roman's Chariot.jpg In any case, if you take some pictures of the car from diff...
by bbodie52
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: over spray on vinyl interior
Replies: 5
Views: 153

Re: over spray on vinyl interior

:think: Check out some of these products from GOO GONE... Maybe one of their products will work on your primer paint without damaging the vinyl surface. :link: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_1_14?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=goo+gone+paint+remover&sprefix=goo+gone+paint%2Caps%2C147...
by bbodie52
Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Balance Tube Fittings 140 - Change?
Replies: 11
Views: 487

Re: Balance Tube Fittings 140 - Change?

Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:54 pm Since this topic turned a PVC discussion, I have a question. My Corsa turbo does not have a complex PVC arrangement. A rubber tube from the crankcase cover runs into a nozzle on the air cleaner. Is that the stock arrangement for a 65 Corsa Turbo ? There is no PVC valve anyw...
by bbodie52
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Corvair Guy in Brazil
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: Corvair Guy in Brazil

:welcome2: :wave: Welcome to the Corvair Forum! Corvair aficionados in South America appear to be few and far between. There is one Corvair owner in your neighboring country Bolivia who is a regular here on the Corvair Forum. His name is Richard Widman, (Richard1, http://www.corvairforum.com/forum/m...
by bbodie52
Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: '65 Turbo Carb
Replies: 1
Views: 192

Re: '65 Turbo Carb

Here is a link to the book on Carter YH carburetors listed on Amazon.com. The 12 consumer reviews on Amazon.com gave it 4½ Star/Excellent ratings. One guy hated it. :dontknow: $22.50 :link: http://www.amazon.com/Identify-Rebuild-Carburetors-Corvair-Turbocharged/dp/1426928343/ref=sr_sp-atf_title_1_1?...
by bbodie52
Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Weber carb fuel line routing
Replies: 5
Views: 324

Re: Weber carb fuel line routing

Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:53 pm This is the filter setup I have. It has interchangeable elements and it looks a little nicer than the plastic inline ones which look a little cheesy... Fuel Block and Filter arrangement.jpg http://www.corvairforum.com/forum/download/file.php?id=15248 The fuel routing set up...
by bbodie52
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Rear wheel camber
Replies: 23
Views: 714

Re: Rear wheel camber

Here are the Clark's Corvair Parts pages and photos that are a part of this discussion. You should contact Clark's directly to discuss your concerns. Let us know what their response is. :link: http://www.corvair.com/user-cgi/catalog.cgi?function=goto&catalog=MAIN§ion=MAIN&page=163 http://www.cor...
by bbodie52
Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: UK 62 Greenbrier
Replies: 12
Views: 790

Re: UK 62 Greenbrier

:not worthy: :clap: :clap: :clap: :not worthy: :funnypost: Back in the 1960s my father built a custom family camper that included a lot of custom cabinet work and incorporated a propane stove, an icebox and kitchen facility, and a lot of storage. Your Greenbrier brings back a lot of fond memories of...
by bbodie52
Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: So what's the deal?
Replies: 8
Views: 530

Re: So what's the deal?

:woo: :dontknow: I suppose if you live in a New England state near the coast, or in New York, New Jersey, etc. near the ocean you can enjoy a certain peace of mind knowing that your classic car is probably rotting equally from the inside and the outside from exposure to ocean air salt as well as roa...
by bbodie52
Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Balance Tube Fittings 140 - Change?
Replies: 11
Views: 487

Re: Balance Tube Fittings 140 - Change?

This is a common problem that is fairly easy to solve. The first couple of pictures below show the 140 hp engine with custom air cleaners that I set up back in the early 1980s. I simply ran a single hose to a connector that was mounted on the bottom of the right air cleaner. A variety of adapters ar...
by bbodie52
Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Interior light super hot
Replies: 8
Views: 355

Re: Interior light super hot

Wrong Bulb??? http://www.corvairforum.com/forum/download/file.php?id=41496&mode=view :link: https://www.amazon.com/SYLVANIA-211-2-Miniature-Contains-Bulbs/dp/B00318NSAC/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1499978357&sr=8-7&keywords=211+bulb Osram SYLVANIA 211-2 Long Life Miniature Bulb, (Contains 2 Bulbs) https...
by bbodie52
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Balance Tube Fittings 140 - Change?
Replies: 11
Views: 487

Re: Balance Tube Fittings 140 - Change?

http://www.corvairforum.com/forum/download/file.php?id=29619&mode=view Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:13 pm The letters PCV are short for "Positive Crankcase Ventilation" As the engine runs, some of the explosion of air and fuel above the piston actually blows by the rings. This in turn, can pressurize the cr...
by bbodie52
Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Alabama Corvair
Replies: 9
Views: 419

Re: Alabama Corvair

:wave: :welcome2: Welcome to the Corvair Forum! It sounds like you're asking for advice and recommendations concerning the car that we know nothing about, except very basic information of the model year. I believe you have taken the right step by contacting the Corvair Forum, but it is essential tha...
by bbodie52
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 5-Speed conversion?
Replies: 9
Views: 521

Re: 5-Speed conversion?

Here is a picture, some information text, and a link to the original advertisement... http://aboxer.tripod.com/images/Right_3-4_View_medium.gif Shift Your Corvair Into Overdrive With The World's Only 5 speed! The new AMERICAN BOXER R&D, LLC 5-speed, based on the venerable Borg Warner T-5, is a gian...

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