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by bbodie52
Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Rod knock?
Replies: 7
Views: 270

Re: Rod knock?

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by bbodie52
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 64 Convertible delivered today
Replies: 7
Views: 385

Re: 64 Convertible delivered today

Rotated and cropped for better viewing of your beautiful convertible...
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by bbodie52
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New 66 Corsa Owner
Replies: 4
Views: 205

Re: New 66 Corsa Owner

I just took a look, and discovered that there is only one CORSA club chapter in Alabama. If you are interested, they are located about 80 miles northwest of Eclectic, in Chelsea, Alabama, just south of Birmingham. http://www.corvair.org/chapters/chapter352/images/Corsa%20oval.gif http://www.corvair....
by bbodie52
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: 14" Chevrolet Rally Wheels and Tires for LM Corvair
Replies: 3
Views: 186

14" Chevrolet Rally Wheels and Tires for LM Corvair

I've had some positive comments about the Chevrolet Rally Wheels on my 1966 Corsa. To answer the questions about sizing, here are the specs... 1966 Blue Corsa Convertible - 3.jpg 1966 Blue Corsa Convertible - 13.jpg 1966 Blue Corsa Convertible - 14.jpg 1966 Corvair Corsa Convertible SS Rally Wheels ...
by bbodie52
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Brochures - Owners Manuals - Paperwork Section
Topic: New video and article about Corvairs as one car accident
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Re: New video and article about Corvairs as one car accident

https://youtu.be/NI9Hq0_Mhy0 Brave Man Tries To Roll Himself Over In A Corvair And Miraculously Lives Stef Schrader 5:15pmFiled to: CHEVROLET CORVAIR The Corvair is sadly best known for the chapter dedicated to it in Ralph Nader’s pearl-clutching automotive safety tome Unsafe At Any Speed. Nader cr...
by bbodie52
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New 66 Corsa Owner
Replies: 4
Views: 205

Re: New 66 Corsa Owner

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by bbodie52
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Just a few issues
Replies: 2
Views: 148

Re: Just a few issues

REFER TO THE DISTRIBUTOR AND PULLEY/TIMING MARKS PICTURES BELOW. Basically, rotate the engine crankshaft counterclockwise until the timing mark on the pulley lines up with "0". If the engine is on the compression stroke, both valves associated with cylinder number one will be closed. If examination ...
by bbodie52
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to the site
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: New to the site

I added a couple of 1963 Corvair photos to your previous post so that you could edit that post and see how each image was embedded. There are two methods of embedding photographs, using uploaded embedded files from your PC or embedding a URL address from a selected photo that is hosted by a public a...
by bbodie52
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Parts Wanted
Topic: tachometer face corsa
Replies: 2
Views: 213

Re: tachometer face corsa

Don't know how affordable they are, but this shop does instrument restoration, including reconditioning the instrument faces. Corvair instruments are included in their areas of experience and expertise. http://66.147.244.238/~dandmres/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/websiteheaderbackground.jpg :link: htt...
by bbodie52
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:15 am
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 1964 corvair
Replies: 7
Views: 443

Re: 1964 corvair

Apparently the lack of a title on an older vehicle purchase may not be an insurmountable obstacle, depending on your local state laws and regulations. For example, here is what I found when searching the internet for information on this subject... Buying Without a Title or Registration. Titles are n...
by bbodie52
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Information links
Replies: 2
Views: 224

Re: Information links

I think many useful links can be found in the DIY - Explanations and Demonstrations section http://www.corvairforum.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=225 I often refer back to COMMON AND USEFUL CORVAIR WEBSITES http://www.corvairforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=225&t=6007 and to the group of wiring schematic...
by bbodie52
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: NEW CORVAIR MUSEUM UPDATE
Replies: 4
Views: 403

NEW CORVAIR MUSEUM UPDATE

From Facebook, FYI... NEW CORVAIR MUSEUM UPDATE: Our Grand Opening for our new Corvair Museum will take place on May 18-20, 2018... Mark your calendars so you can participate in this historical weekend celebrating this momentous occasion which includes a ribbon cutting ceremony, car show, and more....
by bbodie52
Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Alternator issues
Replies: 10
Views: 401

Re: Alternator issues

It depends on what you're trying to accomplish. Do you want to simply replace the existing generator with another generator (rebuilt or used)? This approach would be a straightforward replacement and, assuming that your voltage regulator and wiring harness are in good condition, the work involved is...
by bbodie52
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Alternator issues
Replies: 10
Views: 401

Re: Alternator issues

:goodpost: To illustrate what was already said about proper grounding. (The powertrain/engine ground is needed because of the physical and electrical isolation from the car chassis caused by the non-conductive rubber engine and transaxle mounts). http://www.corvairforum.com/forum/download/file.php?i...

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