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by bbodie52
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: PG problem
Replies: 2
Views: 76

Re: PG problem

It sounds like the low band (1st gear) of your two-speed transmission is slipping. Could be a number of things, from low transmission fluid level to worn friction surfaces on the low band. Check the fluid first, and also inspect the fluid for a brown discoloration (should be red) or burnt odor. See ...
by bbodie52
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Army-Navy Game’s Stunning National Anthem
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Army-Navy Game’s Stunning National Anthem

http://bestanimations.com/Flags/USA/usa-american-flag-waving-animated-gif-24.gif Not much interested in the NFL anymore, but I sure enjoyed the Army-Navy Game this year! I served in the U.S.Air Force for 24 years. Watching and listening to patriotic young Americans showing this kind of respect for ...
by bbodie52
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Body/VIN Tag Decoding
Topic: 66 corsa convertible a/c car
Replies: 7
Views: 376

Re: 66 corsa convertible a/c car

http://www.corvairforum.com/forum/download/file.php?id=43062&mode=view Can you post a picture of the VIN tag? (Next to the battery — riveted to the engine compartment perimeter frame? "06B" on the body tag would indicate a body production in the second week of June 1966 — near the end of the 1966 m...
by bbodie52
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:49 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Backspace & Offset ? Need Help
Replies: 5
Views: 252

Re: Backspace & Offset ? Need Help

Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:14 pm Will any of these work ? 65 Corsa 15x6 3.50 Backspace 0mm Offset with 205/60R15 841 revs per mile 15x6 3.54 Backspace 4mm Offset with 195/60R15 858 revs per mile 14x6 3.39 Backspace -2mm Offset with 205/70R14 821 revs per mile :dontknow: MY GUESS... The last size mentioned,...
by bbodie52
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: ARTICLE: The V-8 Corvair Every Chevy Guy Dreams of Building
Replies: 5
Views: 365

Re: ARTICLE: The V-8 Corvair Every Chevy Guy Dreams of Building

:coolphotos: :clap: :tu: Dream V8 Corvair Convertible (Enhanced Photgraph).jpg There are ample examples of mid-engine V8 Corvairs that have been unfinished, attempted and even completed. But I would say that this example resides at the upper-end of the success chain. It seems to be a beautifully exe...
by bbodie52
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: ARTICLE: The V-8 Corvair Every Chevy Guy Dreams of Building
Replies: 5
Views: 365

ARTICLE: The V-8 Corvair Every Chevy Guy Dreams of Building

http://cfvod.kaltura.com/p/1807801/sp/180780100/thumbnail/entry_id/0_k8poyi3l/version/100000/width/606/height/341 The V-8 Corvair Every Chevy Guy Dreams of Building Mid-Engine Mayhem: The V-8 Corvair every Chevy guy dreams of building Joe Greeves Nov 18, 2015 :link: http://www.superchevy.com/featur...
by bbodie52
Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: FC wiring help
Replies: 9
Views: 260

Re: FC wiring help

Is there any physical difference you can see between the left an right sockets in the new wiring harness? A bent or damaged connector, or a burr in the slot that won't let the 1157 bulb rotate? If the socket is faulty perhaps they can send a replacement socket from the catalog page below... :link: h...
by bbodie52
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: FC's
Topic: What gets attached here?
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: What gets attached here?

:goodpost: I fixed the link above. It needed "http://" at the beginning of the URL address.

:link: http://www.corvair.org/chapters/corvana ... 6/44-2.pdf

CorvanAntics Vol 44 Issue 2 (March-April 2016).pdf
CorvanAntics Vol 44 Issue 2 (March-April 2016)
(1.97 MiB) Not downloaded yet
FC Battery Door Compartment Lid Catch.jpg
FC Battery Door Compartment Lid Catch
by bbodie52
Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: FC wiring help
Replies: 9
Views: 260

Re: FC wiring help

Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:03 am ...Can't seem to get an 1157 bulb to twist into the pass side turn signal. Drivers side no problem... There is a high/low arrangement on 1157 bulbs and sockets. Is it possible that you were trying to insert the passenger side bulb with the pin positions reversed? 1156 bulbs...
by bbodie52
Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Question on ignition timing marks
Replies: 7
Views: 246

Re: Question on ignition timing marks

Some illustrations may be helpful. Although the shop manual distributor specifications state 18 degrees BTDC, the tune-up chart from the same manual specifies a range of 16°–20°. Corvair Rear Housing Timing Marks.jpg Here is a close up of the standard timing scale casting. A small mark can be see to...
by bbodie52
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Body/VIN Tag Decoding
Topic: 1965 Monza Convertible
Replies: 3
Views: 298

Re: 1965 Monza Convertible

04A B ST 65-10567 WRN 14834 BODY TR 773 E-1 PAINT 2M3C4U5W Here is a breakdown of the information on the body tag you provided... BODY TAG INFO: 04A Body Build Date: 04 = April A = First Week The first two digits are numbers 01 through 12, indicating the month of manufacture. The letter is A-E, ind...
by bbodie52
Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: December 7, 1941
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Re: December 7, 1941

I was born in 1952, but i've often tried to imagine what it was like living in those years, with front page headlines and the world changing like that! My wife's father, and his parents on a farm in Bellefonte, Pennsylania during that period... https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/59372_50...
by bbodie52
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Drivers side window pulled out of pocket
Replies: 8
Views: 308

Re: Drivers side window pulled out of pocket

You might find the procedures and answers you need in the attached 1966 Fisher Body Service Manual section. it was divided into four segments to make the file size small enough to be uploaded on the Corvair Forum. The complete 1966 Fisher Body Service Manual can be found and downloaded using the lin...
by bbodie52
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Best way to change a belt
Replies: 10
Views: 442

Re: Best way to change a belt

:wave: :welcome2: Welcome, Josh, to the Corvair Forum! The car body or distributor normally don't interfere with the fan belt adjustment, which is covered in the shop manual. Can you provide some pictures or more specific details of the interference you are having in adjusting the fan belt tension? ...
by bbodie52
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbee- just bought a 65 monza convertible
Replies: 9
Views: 331

Re: Newbee- just bought a 65 monza convertible

Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:33 pm ...I used to do most of this , but just turned 81... :welcome2: :wave: Welcome to the Corvair Forum! 81? :doh: :oldtimer: :thumbsupwink: I just became eligible for Medicare and I'm feeling like a toddler in this discussion! ::-): I've been around Corvairs since my parents b...
by bbodie52
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Corvair Christmas Cards ... 'Tis the Season!
Replies: 1
Views: 127

Re: Corvair Christmas Cards ... 'Tis the Season!

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