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by chris
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New member from Cassville MO
Replies: 25
Views: 1355

Re: New member from Cassville MO

Cool, I saw the heading of Cassville and immediately thought of Roaring River! I really enjoy going there and I think our family might be back in October (maybe I’ll actually catch a fish this time!) I know it’s not super close for you but our club here in the Kansas City area is a great one. Once y...
by chris
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: It’s been a while. Hello.
Replies: 4
Views: 651

Re: It’s been a while. Hello.

Sounds good. The extra time is the upside to all this shutdown!


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by chris
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: V8's - V6's - and...?
Topic: New guy introduction...
Replies: 9
Views: 1130

Re: New guy introduction...

Yes, lots of people have done different swaps and I believe a former Vair of mine turned into one of the G-body swaps. If you want front engine, that’s probably the easiest to do. If you want to keep it rear engine, lots of options there as well, but the stock turbo engine has close to the torque fi...
by chris
Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Corvair Video and Photo Threads
Topic: Finally fitted my led headlamps. What do you guys think?
Replies: 14
Views: 2371

Re: Finally fitted my led headlamps. What do you guys think?

I like it. Definitely keep us posted on the light output.


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by chris
Tue Dec 25, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Trigger wheel and sensor mount
Replies: 5
Views: 697

Re: Trigger wheel and sensor mount

Yeah it would be nice if there was an off-the-shelf solution for a trigger wheel. At least there are plans like those; unfortunately I’m no machinist!


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by chris
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: V8's - V6's - and...?
Topic: Honda B20 turbo in corvair
Replies: 104
Views: 32378

Re: Honda B20 turbo in corvair

Looks great!
by chris
Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Monza Owner in Pittsburgh!
Replies: 4
Views: 604

Re: New Monza Owner in Pittsburgh!

Looks sharp! Were you at the convention?


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by chris
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Midwest Mechanic?
Replies: 2
Views: 263

Re: Midwest Mechanic?

HACOA is actually having a club tech session tomorrow. It’s a great chance to meet some of the members and ask questions as well. I’d be there myself but am out of town. Information should be on the website.


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by chris
Mon May 14, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Clutch noise?
Replies: 26
Views: 2055

Re: Clutch noise?

Those washer thicknesses seem to tell a little bit of a story. To me it seems possible that the one bolt stuck out just a bit more, causing it to rub.


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by chris
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: DIY - Explanations and Demonstrations
Topic: Electric Corvair
Replies: 23
Views: 3574

Re: Electric Corvair

If you look on Google, there have been a few, even Chevrolet itself. A group here in KC called MindDrive is actually doing one. A couple students from Nebraska also converted one last year.


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by chris
Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: gas line fittings
Replies: 13
Views: 908

Re: gas line fittings

Another tip I remember (though some may not like it) from the tech manuals is to use a Viton o-ring at the tip of the flare.


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by chris
Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Yenko Stingers
Topic: Yenko Stinger Question
Replies: 4
Views: 2070

Re: Yenko Stinger Question

Although the automatic part (unless a previous owner for some strange reason swapped it in) would not be Stinger.


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by chris
Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Distributor vacuum and hose
Replies: 4
Views: 507

Re: Distributor vacuum and hose

The nice thing about the vacuum hose is that it’s super easy to replace.


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by chris
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: V8's - V6's - and...?
Topic: First Nissian SR20 (Na to turbo)powered Corvair
Replies: 43
Views: 12729

Re: First Nissian SR20 (Na to turbo)powered Corvair

How’s it doing with the new radiator setup?


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by chris
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: NM Charlie
Replies: 4
Views: 613

Re: NM Charlie

Charlie, it sounds like you're having fun. I hope you have good tires!


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by chris
Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Corvair Video and Photo Threads
Topic: Corvairs in Movies
Replies: 56
Views: 11802

Re: Corvairs in Movies

Man in he high castle on Amazon has a slew of FCs and EM. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk The movie "Drop Dead Gorgeous" shows an early model along with the movie (and book) The Outsiders. I also think I saw one on a Disney show my kids were watching called Dog with a Blog. Sent from my iPhone u...

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