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by 64von
Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Articles covering the 1960 - 1964 Models
Topic: Got a miss
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Re: Got a miss

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This is the distributor. The miss was there before I put in the new hei distributor the same as it is now


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by 64von
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Articles covering the 1960 - 1964 Models
Topic: Got a miss
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Re: Got a miss

Has new wires and plugs and a brand new electronic distributor. Yes if you hold it a little above an idle is when you get the sputter.


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by 64von
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Articles covering the 1960 - 1964 Models
Topic: Got a miss
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Re: Got a miss

Thanks for the info vairguy. I only have single exhaust. May check with a heat gun


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by 64von
Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Articles covering the 1960 - 1964 Models
Topic: Got a miss
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Got a miss

Good morning
I have a 1964 with a miss. Rebuilt carburetors , brand new electronic ignition and each cylinder has 100-120 psi You don’t notice it at idle but when you rev it up you can hear it. Thanks in advance


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by 64von
Sat Jun 27, 2020 5:06 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: ‘63 Spyder Convertible
Replies: 48
Views: 3558

Re: ‘63 Spyder Convertible

Very nice. And good luck with the restoration. Love the early models


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by 64von
Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:48 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL
Replies: 472
Views: 64308

Re: Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

Very nice job


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by 64von
Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: head gasket
Replies: 8
Views: 515

Re: head gasket

GOOD EVENING Good news with a good compression tester compression is good . So I toke the carb apart and blew it all out and set float. It was ok any way. Now when you put your hand over the carb it makes a difference in the way it idols. the engine pulls down. But I still have a miss under a load. ...
by 64von
Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: head gasket
Replies: 8
Views: 515

Re: head gasket

The compression tester I was using was junk so I have another and am going to try it this week sometime. No more leakage than I am getting back through the tubes I would say it is normal leakage. I did the pressure test and nothing coming out of the intake or exhaust nothing that you can hear from t...
by 64von
Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:02 am
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: head gasket
Replies: 8
Views: 515

Re: head gasket

So I put ATF fluid on top of the cylinder to help find where it was leaking. So when I pressurized the cylinders with 75-100 PSI of compressed air I assume some was leaking by the pistons and turning into mist and coming back out the push rod tubes. A little not
by 64von
Tue Jun 09, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: head gasket
Replies: 8
Views: 515

Re: head gasket

HELLO I was asked to give some back ground . So am 59 years old I live in Missouri. I have been in industrial maintenance my whole adult life. I am currently a maintenance manager for a large factory . I recently purchased a 1964 two door Corvair with 3700 original miles I believe to be true. I got ...
by 64von
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Ask your Mechanical Questions here
Topic: head gasket
Replies: 8
Views: 515

head gasket

I bought a 1964 with 37000 actual miles I believe to be true. I had a miss issue at any thing more than idle. I pulled plug wires off one at a time and found that all three cylinders on the right when I pulled the wires didn't make much difference to the way it idled. did a compression check and had...
by 64von
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to forums
Replies: 18
Views: 1231

Re: New to forums

Hello every one new to Corvair ownership I bought a beautiful 1964 2 door coupe I will be posting some tech questions Thanks for having this Forum

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