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by bbodie52
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 Corvair Monza sway bar bushings
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: 65 Corvair Monza sway bar bushings

:welcome2: :wave: :wave: Welcome to the Corvair Forum! http://www.corvair.com/images/home-mast01.jpg http://www.corvair.com/images/home-mast02.gif :link: http://www.corvair.com/user-cgi/catalog.cgi?show_page=154 (Front Suspension Section includes pages 154-157A) :wrench: :thumbsupwink: :link: http:/...
by bbodie52
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to Forum
Replies: 1
Views: 12

Re: New to Forum

:welcome2: :wave: :wave: Welcome to the Corvair Forum! I believe that this website is a good place to start for solid Corvair support. The link below will provide you with a list of useful websites that are Corvair-related. Some of the links will lead you to an extensive technical library that will ...
by bbodie52
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: I want to crush this Carburetor!!
Replies: 9
Views: 196

Re: I want to crush this Carburetor!!

I am about 130 miles north of your location at the Georgia/North Carolina border, near Hiawassee. ...I found out that if I backed the mixture screw out quite a bit that it seemed like that bank came online. Whereas the other bank sounds good at 1 1/2 or 2 turns out... Is the throttle butterfly valve...
by bbodie52
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: I want to crush this Carburetor!!
Replies: 9
Views: 196

Re: I want to crush this Carburetor!!

:wave: :welcome2: Welcome to the Corvair Forum! » Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:53 am ...I have it idling on one bank...and proceeded to swap carbs. I found d the problem followed the carb... Well I want to know what part of the carb is the issue. I have been through the idle circuit a million times. What am ...
by bbodie52
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Wishing You a Happy and Safe 4th of July!
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Wishing You a Happy and Safe 4th of July!

https://www.corvairforum.com/forum/download/file.php?id=50649&mode=view https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/106527673_2013348508802661_3053811879439005532_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_sid=825194&_nc_ohc=-54O0CY7bpEAX-5-nDI&_nc_ht=scontent-atl3-1.xx&oh=f3f9633f124373eef55127dde463a9bf&oe=5F250192...
by bbodie52
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:47 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 140...
Replies: 7
Views: 166

Re: 140...

Left-Click the next two images to enlarge for better viewing... Corvair Axle Ratios (From Clark's Corvair Parts Catalog, Page 389).jpg Corvair Axle Ratios (Updated).jpg These pictures of the right side of a late model differential may help. I enlarged the image and used computer photographic softwa...
by bbodie52
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Cleaning gas tank
Replies: 8
Views: 214

Re: Cleaning gas tank

Here is an informative thread on this subject... Fuel Tank Removal & Installation :link: https://www.corvairforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=225&t=5779 https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Msv5d83t0uk/hqdefault.jpg https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/xMKNwTa0WJgZxBL-92ssHGYpX3nYhoz4vWiOfxr99ra63jKrueitWxvwyjI...
by bbodie52
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Corsa Speedometer
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: Corsa Speedometer

:think: :idea: Assuming you have some Corsa speedometer problems... The odometer drive often wears out in these aging mechanical speedometers, and serviceable original replacements are somewhat rare. If you have ruled out the speedometer cable as the source of your trouble, you may find that Corsa s...
by bbodie52
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Idler Arm
Replies: 3
Views: 430

Re: Idler Arm

http://www.corvair.com/images/home-mast01.jpg IDLER ARMS Bad idler arms can cause squeaks and shimmy. The Clark Repros all have grease fitting. :link: http://www.corvair.com/user-cgi/catalog.cgi?show_page=151 Part number C177A: 65-69 IDLER ARM-*ORIGINAL STYLE -REPRO Weight: 3 lbs 0 oz Catalog Page(s...
by bbodie52
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 1964 Spyder needs work - who can help?
Replies: 1
Views: 291

Re: 1964 Spyder needs work - who can help?

You might contact the Detroit CORSA club chapter below and see if any members could fulfill your needs, or if anyone can recommend a local mechanic who is both knowledgeable about Corvairs and reputable. If the transaxle leak is bleeding fluid from the clutch bell housing, it might just be a bad sea...
by bbodie52
Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Cooling Hole... Stock?
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Re: Cooling Hole... Stock?

You should see what this mandated anti-pollution system did to the exhaust manifolds! From what I remember as a 17 year old rebuilding the engine, the exhaust manifolds had an air injection tube protruding several inches from each manifold exhaust opening into each cylinder head exhaust port. This s...
by bbodie52
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Cooling Hole... Stock?
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Re: Cooling Hole... Stock?

:goodpost: :chevy: » Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:17 am The confusion comes from the inconsistencies found in the GM documentation concerning the AIR system. In the two illustrations below, you can see some of those inconsistencies. The first pictures comes from the Chevrolet Corvair Parts Catalog, while the...
by bbodie52
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Corvair Video and Photo Threads
Topic: Corvair Concept Cars
Replies: 1
Views: 509

Re: Corvair Concept Cars

Below is a copy of an excellent CorvairCorsa.com article https://corvaircorsa.com/monzap10.html that goes well with the above video. I copied it here for more to see, and to encourage you to visit this excellent website... :link: https://corvaircorsa.com/index.html :link: https://corvaircorsa.com/a...
by bbodie52
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Help a Corvair rookie out
Replies: 8
Views: 891

Re: Help a Corvair rookie out

If you post your location, an estimation of the price range you would consider, engine and transmission preferences (automatic or manual), body style preferences (EM — 1960-1964, or LM — 1965-1969), convertible, 2-door coupe, 4-door sedan, etc., and whether or not you are willing to extend your sea...
by bbodie52
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Help a Corvair rookie out
Replies: 8
Views: 891

Re: Help a Corvair rookie out

:wave: :welcome2: Welcome to the Corvair Forum! » Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:57 pm ...Disclaimer, I know very little about Corvairs. I mean, almost nothing, all I know is that I randomly came across one being sold in my town for pretty cheap and decided to go look at it. Since I know nothing, I figured I'd ...
by bbodie52
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: 3rd time is the charm
Replies: 4
Views: 525

Re: 3rd time is the charm

:think: I might guess that some of the hydraulic lifter pistons/bores have some chemical deposit buildup in them which perhaps is affecting the valve adjustment(s) — sometimes changing the outcome the next day as the engine operation and oil circulation performs a little "self cleaning" action. Just...

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