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Old School Power for Turbos - SOLD!!!
Posted by: Jonathan Knapp ()
Date: July 19, 2021 10:31PM

This is the same as the set-up that Dick Griffin used on his 13 second turbo Corsa in 1966. Custom made manifold for 425 cfm Rochester 2-bbl. off of a big block Oldsmobile. Carb is a factory rebuilt unit from the 1970s. It has never been run. It has sat in a box for 50 years. You will generate way more boost with this than with the YH.

Carb and manifold together: $200. You pay the freight. PM me if you are interested.

Jonathan Knapp
Wheeling, WV
'66 Corsa Autocrosser



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/30/2021 09:17PM by MattNall.

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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: Jonathan Knapp ()
Date: July 19, 2021 10:34PM

More pics.

Jonathan Knapp
Wheeling, WV
'66 Corsa Autocrosser

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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: playerpage ()
Date: July 20, 2021 03:00PM

Sending PM

Eric C. Player
Fargo, North Dakota
MEMBER: CORSA National, Central Coast CORSA, South Coast CORSA, Vintage CORSA, Sfba CORSA, and Great Plains Corvair Club.
THEN: 1965 Monza 110, Canary Yellow - 1965 Corsa 180 Turbo, Red - 1966 Monza 110, Purple - 1967 Monza 140, Red - 1966 500 110, Black; nicknamed "Shadow" - 1965 Monza 110, Camaro Yellow; nicknamed "Silver"
NOW: 1966 Corsa 180 Turbo, Blue; nicknamed "Bluvair"
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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: viewmaster ()
Date: July 20, 2021 03:17PM

@phildally

Were you looking for something like this for the race car??? Maybe I am mistaken...maybe you needed even MORE fuel!!!

-m

Mike
'65 '500' Sedan 110 PG
'65 Monza Sedan turbo'd 110 SU conversion
Fresno, CA

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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: July 20, 2021 03:26PM

viewmaster Wrote:
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> @phildally
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> Were you looking for something like this for the race car??? Maybe I am mistaken...maybe you needed even MORE fuel!!!
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> -m

Don't know how old the picture was, but I seem to recall Phil running a Quadra-Jet in one shot.
A 2-Jet would be a bit small after that.

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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: viewmaster ()
Date: July 20, 2021 04:53PM

American Mel Wrote:
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> viewmaster Wrote:
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> > @phildally
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> > Were you looking for something like this for the race car??? Maybe I am mistaken...maybe you needed even MORE fuel!!!
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> > -m
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> Don't know how old the picture was, but I seem to recall Phil running a Quadra-Jet in one shot.
> A 2-Jet would be a bit small after that.

You are probably correct. I just remember him asking about some strange, big jet, 2-barrel thing. IDK

Mike
'65 '500' Sedan 110 PG
'65 Monza Sedan turbo'd 110 SU conversion
Fresno, CA

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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: Jonathan Knapp ()
Date: July 20, 2021 08:14PM

This set-up is more for street/strip driving than for Bonneville. Griffin would drive his Corsa to the strip. Run 13-second ETs and then drive home.

Jonathan Knapp
Wheeling, WV
'66 Corsa Autocrosser

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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: Jonathan Knapp ()
Date: July 24, 2021 08:10PM

Some of you turbo guys with YHs should try this out. I'm never going to use it as I don't have a turbo car. If you want, I'll loan it to you. If you like it, then you can buy it.

Jonathan Knapp
Wheeling, WV
'66 Corsa Autocrosser

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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: Phil Dally ()
Date: July 25, 2021 06:18AM

Never ran a Q-jet...only a 2" SU and it was too small.

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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: July 25, 2021 11:10AM

Hmmmm.
Then who was running a Q-Jet?

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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: July 25, 2021 12:37PM

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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: alan_smithee ()
Date: July 27, 2021 12:31PM

Is this something that can be bolted on and run without any additional mods? that whole "methanol injection and park timing box" thing really put me off. I'm very curious to see what this would do bolted to the 180 that I am building



Jonathan Knapp Wrote:
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> Some of you turbo guys with YHs should try this out. I'm never going to use it as I don't have a turbo car. If you want, I'll loan it to you. If you like it, then you can buy it.

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Was a 1962 Monza Convertible
Now a 1964 Spyder Clone/Tribute
Santa Cruz/Northern CA

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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: thewolfe ()
Date: July 27, 2021 01:02PM

Just about any carb upgrade on a turbo will require some sort of boost control and/or water/meth injection. You're playing with fire otherwise.

Nate Wolfe
Portland OR
65 Corsa 180

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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: alan_smithee ()
Date: July 27, 2021 01:42PM

thewolfe Wrote:
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> Just about any carb upgrade on a turbo will require some sort of boost control and/or water/meth injection. You're playing with fire otherwise.


Copy that!

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Was a 1962 Monza Convertible
Now a 1964 Spyder Clone/Tribute
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Re: Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: Jonathan Knapp ()
Date: July 29, 2021 08:39PM

Dick Griffin definitely ran water injection with his similar set-up.

Jonathan Knapp
Wheeling, WV
'66 Corsa Autocrosser

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Re: SOLD! Old School Power for Turbos - For Sale
Posted by: Jonathan Knapp ()
Date: July 30, 2021 08:50PM

Parts are sold. Thank you for your inquiries.

Jonathan Knapp
Wheeling, WV
'66 Corsa Autocrosser

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