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65 corsa blowing smoke
Posted by: butch tejas ()
Date: June 07, 2019 07:22PM

just got 65 corsa .sat for several years but she started right up! this morning I started it to warm it for an oil change and its blowing a lot of white grey smoke mostly out from right tail pipe. anybody got a guess?

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Re: 65 corsa blowing smoke
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: June 07, 2019 07:34PM

Moisture! Common after setting long periods...especially in damp areas.

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Re: 65 corsa blowing smoke
Posted by: butch tejas ()
Date: June 07, 2019 07:50PM

Shes white with white seats and complete.not molested. but has some rust lower front fender not bad, bottom clean , ,floors clean rocker panels.best of all the right price. came with many new and used parts .it was sweet deal!

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Re: 65 corsa blowing smoke
Posted by: butch tejas ()
Date: June 07, 2019 07:56PM

I will be evaluating engine this weekend.you think its moisture?how long would that go on?

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Re: 65 corsa blowing smoke
Posted by: butch tejas ()
Date: June 07, 2019 08:11PM

what is the proper fan belt to buy?

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Re: 65 corsa blowing smoke
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: June 07, 2019 08:25PM

butch tejas Wrote:
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> I will be evaluating engine this weekend. You think its moisture? how long would that go on?


Several minutes if not 30!

You don't have a Powerglide trans? ATF burns WHITE.


Correct belt is a 56" long 3/8" wide wrapped belt..installed loose enough to be able to slip Alternator fan with one finger! Engine grows tremendously as it heats up!

Gates 3Vx560 is a common brand..

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Re: 65 corsa blowing smoke
Posted by: JimBrandberg ()
Date: June 08, 2019 04:58AM

Or just 3V560. I think the x denotes ribs or cogs, I can't remember if they're on the inside or outside. 3 means 3/8 wide; V means v-belt; 560 is 56" long.
I think the Clarks number is C5790, you can't go wrong with that.

Some will try to give you a 7/16 belt which is too wide to nestle down in the pulleys.

There's some 10mm wide belts that work okay, there's one that's 55 5/8 long. Not perfect but okay. A belt that's the right length lines up the idler pulley with the harmonic balancer (crankshaft pulley) better.

You want a wrapped belt rather than die cut. They are smoother on the side and less likely to flip out.

Don't install it too tight, you should be able to turn the alternator pulley with one finger.

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Re: 65 corsa blowing smoke
Posted by: JimBrandberg ()
Date: June 08, 2019 05:03AM

The accelerator pump cups in the carburetors may not squirt. They get dried out, sometimes they come back after sitting in gas for a day or two but often need replacing.

There's nothing like driving the car to get the rings seating again, they like a load.

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Isanti, MN
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Re: 65 corsa blowing smoke
Posted by: butch tejas ()
Date: June 10, 2019 07:56AM

t.thanks for advice. the right primary carb chokes down when covered by hand but idle screw does nothing when.. even closed.

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Re: 65 corsa blowing smoke
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: June 10, 2019 08:10AM

Clean that carb... idle circuit or cluster tube is plugged..

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Re: 65 corsa blowing smoke
Posted by: playerpage ()
Date: June 10, 2019 10:37AM

I've got a Turbo that blows white when the mixture is off. Usually that means I'm flooding it. If that helps.

As for a belt, I forget the right one off the top of my head, but I know it's important because it needs to be thin enough to get down into the pulley groove.

What I did was buy one from California Corvairs the first time, to be sure it was right, and ever since then I've gone to my local Auto Store to buy it from them by showing them the old label.

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THEN: 1965 Monza 110 Canary Yellow
1967 Monza 140 Red
1966 500 110, Black; nicknamed "Shadow"
1965 Monza 110, Camaro Yellow; nicknamed "Silver"
NOW: 1966 Corsa 180 Turbo; nicknamed "Bluvair"

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Re: 65 corsa blowing smoke
Posted by: butch tejas ()
Date: June 16, 2019 03:19PM

thanks i will clean cards now.I thought it must be carbs but being my first vair ask first you can learn alot

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Re: 65 corsa blowing smoke
Posted by: Timothy Shortle ()
Date: June 16, 2019 06:04PM

I would start by buying Bob Helt's (R I P) book on Corvair Rochester carburetors.
Seth Emerson has them for sale at a very good price. sethracer@aol.com

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