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Re: New Build: Project "Corsa GTP Convertible" (L67, F40, etc.)
Posted by: OttawaCorvairGuy ()
Date: January 02, 2021 09:02PM

Ryan,

Keep up the great work and thanks again for sharing it.

Questions:

1. Have you found someone to crack the ECM? IF SO - Who?

2. What size are those rotors?

3. Do you think 16" rims would fit over the Corvette front disc brakes?
(It looks close with the 17" but it is hard to be sure from here)

Thanks,
Tony

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Re: New Build: Project "Corsa GTP Convertible" (L67, F40, etc.)
Posted by: VairKing ()
Date: January 03, 2021 08:39AM

Tony, I have a shop local to me that specializes in 3800 performance, (ZZP)so they will tune the motor. The rotors are 13” and I’m pretty sure they won’t fit behind a 16” wheel. C5s come stock with 17” wheels up front.

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Ryan Counterman (Moderator)
1965 Corsa Kelmark V8 400 HP ///1965 Monza Sedan 110/PG /// Ultimate Corvair Hauler/// Don Eichstaedt's 1965 Corsa Racecar
West Michigan Corvair Club /// 1966 Corsa GTP Convertible Mid Engine 3.8L Supercharged project stalled

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Re: New Build: Project "Corsa GTP Convertible" (L67, F40, etc.)
Posted by: OttawaCorvairGuy ()
Date: January 03, 2021 11:28AM

VairKing Wrote:
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> Tony, I have a shop local to me that specializes in 3800 performance, (ZZP)so they will tune the motor. The rotors are 13” and I’m pretty sure they won’t fit behind a 16” wheel. C5s come stock with 17” wheels up front.


Ryan, Thank you.

It looked as if it was already a tight fit. I just wanted to be sure.
Maybe if 12" or 11" rotors could be used, if one has to and make the bracket not as long.


I prefer 16" rims for my build to leave a little more (meat on the bone) or rubber between rim and the road. Grin & LOL
I also would prefer Corvette front calipers too.

I've always enjoyed this build.
Keep up the great work and thanks again for sharing it.

Tony

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Re: New Build: Project "Corsa GTP Convertible" (L67, F40, etc.)
Posted by: VairKing ()
Date: January 24, 2021 07:12PM

I keep plugging away little by little. Over the past couple weeks I painted the trailing arms. Then I removed the power train, and fabricated the upper coilover shock mounts. These wrap around the frame with 1/4” steel. They look a little crude for my liking but I think will function well.

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Ryan Counterman (Moderator)
1965 Corsa Kelmark V8 400 HP ///1965 Monza Sedan 110/PG /// Ultimate Corvair Hauler/// Don Eichstaedt's 1965 Corsa Racecar
West Michigan Corvair Club /// 1966 Corsa GTP Convertible Mid Engine 3.8L Supercharged project stalled

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