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by Augie
Wed Aug 06, 2014 8:39 am
Forum: DIY - Explanations and Demonstrations
Topic: Paint Job with a roller (Polyurethane High Gloss)
Replies: 8
Views: 2682

Re: Paint Job with a roller (Polyurethane High Gloss)

I painted mine with John Deer Blitz Black, you can use any oil based enamel like rustoleum, in my driveway, with a Harbor Freight Gun. Total including Gun,Paint, and Acetone was under $40 https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/t1.0-9/575891_10151317927435976_1426585476_n.jpg https://...
by Augie
Fri Jul 25, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: A Flat 8 Corvair Engine
Replies: 14
Views: 5739

Re: A Flat 8 Corvair Engine

I believe GM has already done this in a 8, 10, and 12.
by Augie
Tue Jul 01, 2014 10:37 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Dumb Move in Michigan Need A Hand
Replies: 5
Views: 478

Re: Dumb Move in Michigan Need A Hand

Hope it works for ya, let me know how it goes
by Augie
Mon Jun 30, 2014 6:12 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Dumb Move in Michigan Need A Hand
Replies: 5
Views: 478

Re: Dumb Move in Michigan Need A Hand

I have 4 old carbs waiting to be rebuilt. Oakland County 10min from Dixie and 75 in Clarkston. LMK
by Augie
Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Newbie earning his stripes- PR tube seal change question
Replies: 13
Views: 2629

Re: Newbie earning his stripes- PR tube seal change question

Save a few bucks,Summit has them for 7.95 http://www.summitracing.com/parts/fel-e ... Iohdbw_wcB

Ebay is prob even cheaper, that is where I got mine.
by Augie
Mon Jun 09, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: PSA if you start running rough,knocking, stalling,hesitation
Replies: 5
Views: 367

Re: PSA if you start running rough,knocking, stalling,hesita

Yes my fuel system is dirty, I never dropped the tank and ethanol in modern fuel breaks up the varnish buildup which is what I think is clogging up the works.
by Augie
Fri Jun 06, 2014 8:10 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: PSA if you start running rough,knocking, stalling,hesitation
Replies: 5
Views: 367

PSA if you start running rough,knocking, stalling,hesitation

A lot of our cars have been sitting, allowing varnish to develop in the fuel system. Older formulations of gas exacerbated this problem. The newer formulations of gas have additives that dissolve varnishes, and we all know how well ethanol is at cleaning up a fuel system, and/or disintegrating seals...
by Augie
Thu May 08, 2014 8:11 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: 1962 Monza 900 4dr Hardtop
Replies: 58
Views: 3125

Re: 1962 Monza 900 4dr Hardtop

I assure you that it is a 62 with the HD air cleaner as an option. the trim on the front is incorrect, but it is what I have, the car isnt worth saving or restoring, so it has what is has.
by Augie
Wed May 07, 2014 9:44 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: 1962 Monza 900 4dr Hardtop
Replies: 58
Views: 3125

Re: 1962 Monza 900 4dr Hardtop

Hubcaps and trim installed. Pretty satisfied with it at this point.

Too much body rot to do anything with it other than drive it till it falls apart.

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by Augie
Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:19 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Wheel & tire size question
Replies: 4
Views: 316

Re: Wheel & tire size question

let me be the first to say try this link
by Augie
Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:28 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Long(er) trip advice suggestions
Replies: 14
Views: 1000

Re: Long(er) trip advice suggestions

When I road Trip I have a few things I take with me, 1 quart of oil(any more you can buy) Tools(usually bare bones 3/8 socket set, wrenches a few kinds of pliers and some screwdrivers, all fits in one of those soft sided tool satchels) Flashlight and fresh batteries(unopened) Tire Plug Set and small...
by Augie
Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Bike/Kayak/luggage rack for EM vert?
Replies: 26
Views: 2730

Re: Bike/Kayak/luggage rack for EM vert?

I simply proposed some possible solutions for Corvair owners that they might have been unaware of. Personally I was pleased to discover that someone had designed a bike rack that offers another option for mounting on a vehicle that lacks a 2" receiver hitch (unlikely to be found on a Corvair passen...
by Augie
Sat Jul 27, 2013 8:48 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: 64 corvair
Replies: 278
Views: 14592

Re: 64 corvair

Great Shot
by Augie
Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:17 pm
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Bike/Kayak/luggage rack for EM vert?
Replies: 26
Views: 2730

Re: Bike/Kayak/luggage rack for EM vert?

That is what Im working on for ya!
by Augie
Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:31 pm
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Bike/Kayak/luggage rack for EM vert?
Replies: 26
Views: 2730

Re: Bike/Kayak/luggage rack for EM vert?

I can't put my carbon fiber road or triathlon bike in that style of bike rack. Your not supposed to haul High end Aluminum,carbon fiber, steel or titanium by the top tube. To keep the bikes light be build the top tubes thin in the middle. They are too thin to support from that location and will end ...
by Augie
Sat Jul 27, 2013 3:34 pm
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Bike/Kayak/luggage rack for EM vert?
Replies: 26
Views: 2730

Re: Bike/Kayak/luggage rack for EM vert?

The wind noise would be horrid..IMHO!lol

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