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by monzadon
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 140 motor
Replies: 6
Views: 454

Re: 65 140 motor

Thanks for all the information, i got all the studs out that i want to replace and didn't have any problems getting them out, this car came from Louisiana and i think it was used on the beach a lot, the body was really rusted out and i think that is what caused the stud corrosion i found a lot of wh...
by monzadon
Mon Oct 05, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 140 motor
Replies: 6
Views: 454

Re: 65 140 motor

It didn't strip out of the block it stripped at the head area
by monzadon
Mon Oct 05, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 140 motor
Replies: 6
Views: 454

Re: 65 140 motor

The studs were corroded on the ends about a 1/2 inch down on that.side i ran a die over the threads and used new nuts and had 25 lbs torque when the threads stripped because the way the other studs looked i didn't want to take a chance on the rest.of them, they looked iffy
by monzadon
Mon Oct 05, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 140 motor
Replies: 6
Views: 454

65 140 motor

I am putting my motor back together and one of the upper studs the threads stripped, so i am replacing all.the upper studs on that side, do i.need to put anything on the threads that go into the block?
by monzadon
Fri Oct 02, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 convertible
Replies: 8
Views: 725

Re: 65 convertible

The gasket thickness is the.same as it was before i tore it down i just moved the extra spacing to the heads instead of having it at the.cylinder base, i had to replace the heads because of dropped valve.seats, i originally used standard spacers but i couldn't turn the motor over because the valves ...
by monzadon
Fri Oct 02, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 monza 140 motor
Replies: 11
Views: 478

Re: 65 monza 140 motor

Thanks i found everything i needed in the Clarks catalog
by monzadon
Thu Oct 01, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 monza 140 motor
Replies: 11
Views: 478

Re: 65 monza 140 motor

Thanks for the information i only hope i can get the tube that goes into the block cover, i must have miss placed it i can't find it in my shop
by monzadon
Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 convertible
Replies: 8
Views: 725

Re: 65 convertible

In the corvair books and Clarks corvair they advise not to stack the base gaskets but if you need to do.spacing do it at.the heads, when i tore the motor down the spacing was under the cylinders and i was told that was the wrong way to do it and Clarks corvair says you can go up.to.two head gaskets ...
by monzadon
Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 monza 140 motor
Replies: 11
Views: 478

65 monza 140 motor

I am just putting my 140 motor back together after being apart for several. Months and i noticed in the top block cover where the fan is, there.is a hole in the.side of it with a y.shaped.bracket with a bolt in it that i.think. is for a vent of some kind and i have looked.in all.my books including t...
by monzadon
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 convertible
Replies: 8
Views: 725

Re: 65 convertible

I am using big bore copper head gaskets 74 thousands thickness , the original.owner had 74 thousands under the cylinders and i changed the spacing to th heads instead of the cylinders , i had to use that thickness because the valves were.hitting the pistons with any less than that
by monzadon
Sun Sep 27, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 convertible
Replies: 8
Views: 725

65 convertible

I am getting ready to put the heads back on my 140 motor and from.i have read of people rebuilding these motors They say to.not go over 27 lbs torque for the heads is this right ?
by monzadon
Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 corvair
Replies: 4
Views: 374

Re: 65 corvair

I upholstered my back seat and rebuilt.the.seat frame because of rusted out parts and it came out great,no wrinkles i have 38 years of auto body repair and i have done a lot of fabricating i.understand what you said about.wrinkles in the top.i am sure it is all about having the top square and.tight ...
by monzadon
Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 corvair
Replies: 4
Views: 374

65 corvair

I am a retired auto body repairman and in am thinking of replacing my convertible top.my self, does anybody know how hard this would be to do,
by monzadon
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 monza
Replies: 3
Views: 136

65 monza

I am putting my motor back in my car after rebuilding it, my question is about the power glide trans cable that connects to the trans the instruction says to have the connecting lever all the way forward then insert the cable, how can i check to make sure the cable is connected ,do i need to pull th...
by monzadon
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: 65 monza
Replies: 3
Views: 206

65 monza

How much torque for heads on the 140 motor
by monzadon
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: Powerglide trans
Replies: 1
Views: 137

Powerglide trans

I put my motor and trans back in my 65 Corvair and have a question about connecting the shift cable to the powerglide, the book says to rotate the lever counter clock wise then insert the cable in the trans, my question how do i know if the cable is connected in the trans, is there a way to check it...

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