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by TikiRalf
Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

Some updates, My friend Hugo​ is working on the shiney parts :guitar: Straighten it out (no more dents), make it into the right shape again, sanding it down in different stages and polish it. Awesome job but not finished yet. http://corvairbasement.nl/Lakewood/802.jpg http://corvairbasement.nl/Lakew...
by TikiRalf
Wed Sep 02, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

I have been pretty busy with some house upgrades, but I got some things in progress, or checked out to work on. Installed a new electric fuel pump, the old one was stil leaking unfortunately. Steering wheel and column are out of the Lakewood again to finish the steering wheel and rebuild / finish th...
by TikiRalf
Wed Jul 15, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

https://occ-0-2954-2568.1.nflxso.net/dnm/api/v6/0DW6CdE4gYtYx8iy3aj8gs9WtXE/AAAABYrute8mXQXCd-E2gvy_wBd1RzYm3GAZgJz0f-S5DmaHd5yHquObrsb7KJnlk-duGpF-dUtITIu7r36U5RTVD8umCHlJtxs7rg.jpg?r=1f8 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :woo: :wrench: :transformer: :pray: :burnout: :rolling: :rolling: :r...
by TikiRalf
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

It looks too clean to run. I'd be afraid that some dirt may invade that pristine engine compartment. :doh: :clap: :not worthy: :thumbsupwink: :runwoohoo: Thank you bbodie52, but eventually it is made for driving, and it looks clean, but it is so dusty :redface: When the Lakewood is finished it will...
by TikiRalf
Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

ENGINE STARTING TIME Last saturday we started up the engine. I got help from 2 friends to fire it up. http://corvairbasement.nl/Lakewood/793.JPG We set up everything and did a check before we tried out. http://corvairbasement.nl/Lakewood/794.JPG We solve all kind of little problems, from electric -...
by TikiRalf
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:24 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

Thank you 64von & Beers :tu:

Therewill be a little bit more weight added to the body (windows and some other parts) but I think the stance will stay almost the same.
by TikiRalf
Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

terribleted wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:46 pm
Very Nice!!! It has come a long way. it's getting there. Beautiful wagon.
Thank you Terribleted :tu: and true a very long way! But a good fun way!

This was the way when I boughed it. If I look back at the pictures pfffffffffff
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by TikiRalf
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

Wagon Master wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:44 am
For my car viewing pleasure one of by pet peavs is have the proper stance. And you sir(s) have nailed it. :tu: :woo:
THANK YOU for the complement Wagon Master! :tu:
by TikiRalf
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

Finaly after a long time the Lakewood is on her wheels and have seen some daylight! We pushed it outside, enjoy the Lakewood and pushed it back in. This way the engine is at the garage doors. When we start the engine, we open the doors before we set the house in a smoking disco area :rolling: Hello ...
by TikiRalf
Sun Jun 14, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: We made some awesome progres last day. All fluids are in the Corvair. Engine is fine, Powerglide gives us some minor jobs to do, but all came out fine. We can level the fluids when the engine is running, and pumped through the circuit. http://corvairbasement.nl/Lakewood/7...
by TikiRalf
Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

Full should be full. Do not overfill because it will come out the vent and make a mess. My '64 book says 4.5 pints which sounds about right. Was your differential empty for sure? I don't recall if you rebuilt it. OK thank you for your answer Joelsplace. :tu: Yes it was empty, I will check again, wh...
by TikiRalf
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

Here are some pictures of the fuel leak test. on every connection i put blue paper, if any liquid is falling on it, it will turn dark blue. They are all dry :pray: thank you! time to put the fuel pump back in place and continue to work on the other little things to get the Lakewood start. http://cor...
by TikiRalf
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

Looking great. That rear engine seal strip is supposed to sandwich between the upper flange of the rear aluminum grille and the body when you install the grille btw. Oh good to know terribleted! The rear grille is not attached yet, when I do that I Will put the engine seal strip in the right way. T...
by TikiRalf
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

That is going to make oil filter changes a lot of work. True, little bit more work, oil filter change is planed for the winter time, when we are not driving the Corvair. so i got time to change the filter (unscrew the sensorts en the bolt of the oil filter). It should be ok, and if not i need to wo...
by TikiRalf
Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

The oil pressure sender and Fuel safety switch are in place. Tight fit but it will work this way :tu: http://corvairbasement.nl/Lakewood/774.JPG http://corvairbasement.nl/Lakewood/775.JPG Spaghetti time, when everything works / engine fires up, i will wrap the wires and put them nice away. http://co...
by TikiRalf
Mon May 04, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 65807

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

I did a lot of different things the last 2 weeks, Set up safery swtich for the electric fuel pump. All fit perfect. http://corvairbasement.nl/Lakewood/768.JPG Making all the wires (wel almost al the wires, I need to make one more, but those parts are comming) http://corvairbasement.nl/Lakewood/769.J...

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