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by dick2256
Tue May 23, 2017 4:02 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: lower cylinder air baffels
Replies: 6
Views: 354

Re: lower cylinder air baffels

we been having to much rain to get the boat in the water but it sounds very strong and starts very easy even after running a long idle
I ne3ver ran any more compression checks but don't think I need to.
thanks for all of the help
Dick
by dick2256
Mon May 15, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: lower cylinder air baffels
Replies: 6
Views: 354

Re: lower cylinder air baffels

I think I am ok I adjusted and it starts easy
sure do hope the valve adjustments ok and that is without the propeller will have my boy listen and see what he thinks tomorrow I am tired of the oil spitting on me
was very hot here very closed to 100 %
by dick2256
Mon May 15, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: lower cylinder air baffels
Replies: 6
Views: 354

Re: lower cylinder air baffels

I got the engine back together and it seems to be running ok but how should I break it in also the engine appeared to be running to rich as all of the plugs were carbon black I am running a Rochester carburetor 2gc with a tube going to each intake manifold and it has 2 idle jet screws does one jet s...
by dick2256
Tue May 09, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: lower cylinder air baffels
Replies: 6
Views: 354

lower cylinder air baffels

didn't I read someplace on here about cutting air baffles so you can install them with out removing the
oil return tubes
I forgot to install one and am looking for a way out
by dick2256
Sat May 06, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: cost to repair corvair plug hole
Replies: 17
Views: 612

Re: cost to repair corvair plug hole

the binding spot is around 4:30 or 5 o'clock
I will go buy a thin file so I can file it a little and see if it loosens up
by dick2256
Fri May 05, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: cost to repair corvair plug hole
Replies: 17
Views: 612

Re: cost to repair corvair plug hole

wasn't any sign that looked like it was to hot
by dick2256
Fri May 05, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: cost to repair corvair plug hole
Replies: 17
Views: 612

Re: cost to repair corvair plug hole

hey ted the thread repair is done down and the guy welded the hole shut and I drilled it out and rethreaded so that is done been installing rings today and the 3 piston down in the oiler groove was to tight and I filed it until it finally went on tight but wondering if I should file it some more it ...
by dick2256
Mon May 01, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: cost to repair corvair plug hole
Replies: 17
Views: 612

Re: cost to repair corvair plug hole

I have thought about those things and all of the above things you are talking about I have done before
and I do have a very good drill press
by dick2256
Mon May 01, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: cost to repair corvair plug hole
Replies: 17
Views: 612

Re: cost to repair corvair plug hole

we have a welding shop here in town our town has a population of around 800 and the welder is around 37 years old but has worked with his dad welding all through high school his dad died and he does a lot of aluminum welding so I took the head to him and ask him if he could weld the hole solid so I ...
by dick2256
Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: cost to repair corvair plug hole
Replies: 17
Views: 612

Re: cost to repair corvair plug hole

from western Iowa
by dick2256
Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: cost to repair corvair plug hole
Replies: 17
Views: 612

cost to repair corvair plug hole

what it the average cost for a machine shop to repair a spark plug hole I was threading a hole for a time-set insert and it didn't do good at all I had good luck with two of them but the 3rd one didn't cut the thread right and kept cross threading and I now have a hole 21/32" which a .660 insert wou...
by dick2256
Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: oil coming out of dipstick hole
Replies: 71
Views: 2329

Re: oil coming out of dipstick hole

after honing the cylinder how do I measure the skirt distance
just put the piston in the cylinder and measure with a feeler gauge ?
I sure do hate to ask dumb questions but I want to do it right
by dick2256
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: oil coming out of dipstick hole
Replies: 71
Views: 2329

Re: oil coming out of dipstick hole

I am putting new rings on all 6 pistons
I haven't removed the old rings so all are where they were
is it best to remove the piston from the rod install the rings on it and put it in the cylinder leaving enough room to connect to rod
by dick2256
Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: oil coming out of dipstick hole
Replies: 71
Views: 2329

Re: oil coming out of dipstick hole

I am not going to open the crankcase going to hone the cylinders
clean the ring grooves and put it back together
do I need to worry about the ring spacing
by dick2256
Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: oil coming out of dipstick hole
Replies: 71
Views: 2329

Re: oil coming out of dipstick hole

that makes sense Ted, ok they are standard 3-7/16 try not to get mad I ask a lot of dumb questions because I am not a mechanic I am going to pull the other head off and check that number 1 cylinder so why don't I buy a complete set of rings and ring both sides not sure how to cross hatch honing but ...
by dick2256
Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: oil coming out of dipstick hole
Replies: 71
Views: 2329

Re: oil coming out of dipstick hole

also going and have a good look at number I I think it is probably a bad cylinder on the 3 cylinders I am using from the 1964 should I hone them a lot or just mark them up a little Brad I just saw your last post and I can use the 64 rings but the problem is they are in different piles so I have no i...

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