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by gnrand
Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Parts Wanted
Topic: LM Corsa Rear window
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: LM Corsa Rear window

Yes the metal pieces. I did get the plastic pieces from Clarks. Just let me know the cost and your PayPal account. zip is 92595.
Thank you
Jeff
by gnrand
Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Parts Wanted
Topic: LM Corsa Rear window
Replies: 2
Views: 150

LM Corsa Rear window

Looking for the trim pieces around the inside of the rear window.
Jeff
by gnrand
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: 67 Corvair advice needed
Replies: 5
Views: 402

Re: 67 Corvair advice needed

I would look for someone (a professional) to inspect the car first. It would be worth the money for the inspection.
Jeff
by gnrand
Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 64 Spyder FS
Replies: 1
Views: 277

64 Spyder FS

I thought this would be of interest to someone looking for a project.
Jeff

http://www.racingjunk.com/Chevrolet/182 ... ategory#18
by gnrand
Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Checking wiring ignition to starter/battery/coil
Replies: 31
Views: 824

Re: Checking wiring ignition to starter/battery/coil

All the fuses are good?

Sent from my SM-G930V using Corvair Forum mobile app

by gnrand
Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Left side of engine not smooth like right
Replies: 7
Views: 373

Re: Left side of engine not smooth like right

Maybe check the Ohm reading on your spark plug wires to see if one has high resistance.
Jeff
by gnrand
Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Purchasing carbs 140 65
Replies: 9
Views: 538

Re: Purchasing carbs 140 65

Does he do plating restoration when he does them? Sent from my iPhone using Corvair Forum mobile app Eastwood has the paint (two different colors gold and silver for the body) for the carb. I am also self taught but on one of my primary carbs would not stop dribbling gas and flooding the engine. Lu...
by gnrand
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: New Corvair Owner - Increasing Performance
Replies: 13
Views: 762

Re: New Corvair Owner - Increasing Performance

I guess you can add a 50 hp nitrous shot providing you do it very carefully and retard the timing. It is cheap and might satisfy your need for speed at a low cost. It would be nice if you had a 140 engine that has a nitrated crank. I am sure others will chime in with suggestions. I personally like t...
by gnrand
Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 1969 Corvair 500 FS
Replies: 2
Views: 288

1969 Corvair 500 FS

This listing look interesting.
Jeff

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/c ... 32917.html
by gnrand
Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Articles covering the 1960 - 1964 Models
Topic: Cleaning my engine
Replies: 3
Views: 312

Re: Cleaning my engine

I have been using Zep commercial degreaser that I got from Home Depot. Works well but be careful on painted parts. Does not seem to hurt aluminum.
Jeff
by gnrand
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Rear wheel camber
Replies: 24
Views: 1023

Re: Rear wheel camber

Now I know some will say I am going to kill myself and they are only for off road but these struts work great on my car. I think I have 1.5 negative using a digital level.
https://www.corvettemods.com/C4-Corvett ... _6683.html
Jeff
by gnrand
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 140 Balancer
Replies: 10
Views: 648

Re: 140 Balancer

Jerry Whitt wrote:
Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:01 pm
That engine hoist/table looks pretty good. What brand is that?
Jerry, I got it from Harbor Fright. They have a 500 lb. table and this one which is a 1000 lb. This one is so much better vs the 500 lb. that I use to use.
Jerry
by gnrand
Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 140 Balancer
Replies: 10
Views: 648

Re: 140 Balancer

I was told that if the elastic part fails and the balancer separates, it could take out the oil filter.
Jeff

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