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by bbodie52
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: pensylvania bondo bucket
Replies: 416
Views: 28465

Re: pensylvania bondo bucket

mart wrote:Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:36 am

This job is taking way too long
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by bbodie52
Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Generator Options
Replies: 8
Views: 180

Re: Generator Options

Here is some additional info on polarizing a generator system... If you have a generator-based charging system, this information applies... CHARGING SYSTEM (GENERATOR TYPE ONLY) Whenever the battery is disconnected from the vehicle for any reason the polarization procedure should be performed. The r...
by bbodie52
Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Early Model - what should I buy?
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Re: Early Model - what should I buy?

1964 was the year of several upgrades, refinements, and introductions... Front suspension stabilizer bar on all models. Rear suspension transverse leaf spring and coil spring rate modifications to improve stability and handling of the rear swing-axle suspension. Engine displacement increase from 145...
by bbodie52
Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Engine Tuning - Order of Operations
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: Engine Tuning - Order of Operations

Here is a fair amount of tune-up info, but if you can work your way through it the explanations may help with your understanding of how the various subsystems interact with each other, and why the proper sequence should be followed so you don't end up adjusting one area improperly to compensate for ...
by bbodie52
Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Rod knock?
Replies: 9
Views: 352

Re: Rod knock?

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by bbodie52
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 64 Convertible delivered today
Replies: 8
Views: 432

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: 6
Views: 273

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: 212

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: 134

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: 6
Views: 273

Re: New 66 Corsa Owner

ec·lec·tic əˈklektik/ adjective deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources. "her musical tastes are eclectic" synonyms: wide-ranging, broad-based, extensive, comprehensive, encyclopedic PHILOSOPHY of, denoting, or belonging to a class of ancient philosophers who did n...
by bbodie52
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Just a few issues
Replies: 2
Views: 167

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: 165

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: 219

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: 462

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: 232

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...

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