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by Wagon Master
Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: strange canisters
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: strange canisters

Zoom, check your private messages.
by Wagon Master
Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: strange canisters
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: strange canisters

If you need/want any rear units, let me know.
by Wagon Master
Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Head stud torque
Replies: 3
Views: 198

Re: Head stud torque

My take. You've had to keep readjusting the noisy valve because the stud has been slowly pulling out of the block. By either pulling the block threads or just unscrewing. Adjust valve. Puts pressure on stud. Stud pulls. Rocker gets noisy. Repeat. Repeat. Stud finally gave up. Valve head got mushroo...
by Wagon Master
Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: 4 speed vs powerglide with 140hp?
Replies: 10
Views: 679

Re: 4 speed vs powerglide with 140hp?

1949chevy, What rear end gear are you running?
by Wagon Master
Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Horn Relay
Replies: 7
Views: 492

Re: Horn Relay

You could unplug the relay in the trunk and jumper the red wire to the dark green pair and see if the horn(s) work. If so, the relay is bad. If not, the horns are stuck/junk.
by Wagon Master
Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Lost Parts Found
Replies: 4
Views: 564

Re: Lost Parts Found

Lower rear shock mounts for a solid axle car.
by Wagon Master
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Piston rings
Replies: 15
Views: 595

Re: Piston rings

monzadon wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:36 am
Thanks, i won't go over 30 lbs, i had to.use copper gaskets i needed 70 thousands.because.the.pistons were hitting the valves.
What cam are you using to have that tight of piston to valve clearance with .032" head gaskets? How much does the piston stick out of the barrel at TDC?
by Wagon Master
Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 1963 Corvair Engine detonation
Replies: 54
Views: 3232

Re: 1963 Corvair Engine detonation

The carbs are using a #51 jet. How do you know if the car is running too lean? Should I buy a #52 or #53 and try it? Trying to figure out how to reduce engine temp. It doesn't detonated until it gets around 215F. Did the jet change from #49 to #51 have any effect on the detonation? That would at le...
by Wagon Master
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: DIY - Explanations and Demonstrations
Topic: Rear stabilizer bushing
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Re: Rear stabilizer bushing

Yes, please PM me the dimensions.
Thanks!
by Wagon Master
Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: EM 63 axle bearing
Replies: 30
Views: 1143

Re: EM 63 axle bearing

Was there a deflector, Clark's part #C1385 or a lock ring #C5442 present on that axle?
by Wagon Master
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Reverse Gear
Replies: 7
Views: 714

Re: Reverse Gear

Wagon Master wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 6:29 am
Looking at the end of the shift shaft, with shaft in neutral, rotate counter clockwise through the stiff reverse detent and push the shaft in. You'll notice the distinctive different sound the trans. makes when going into reverse.
by Wagon Master
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Reverse Gear
Replies: 7
Views: 714

Re: Reverse Gear

Nope.
Counter clockwise.
by Wagon Master
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 64534

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

For my car viewing pleasure one of by pet peavs is have the proper stance. And you sir(s) have nailed it. :tu: :woo:
by Wagon Master
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Bad spindle?
Replies: 10
Views: 641

Re: Bad spindle?

Unfortunately you're looking at a new/good used spindle.
by Wagon Master
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Removing heads
Replies: 6
Views: 331

Re: Removing heads

Which method do you plan to use to make up the difference in a early cylinder and a late head?
by Wagon Master
Mon May 25, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Reverse Gear
Replies: 7
Views: 714

Re: Reverse Gear

Looking at the end of the shift shaft, with shaft in neutral, rotate counter clockwise through the stiff reverse detent and push the shaft in. You'll notice the distinctive different sound the trans. makes when going into reverse.

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