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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: September 17, 2020 01:36AM

Installed NOS tail light and back up light lenses on the 66 Coupe using Clark's show trim. They look great now.

Al
Georgia

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Nick_Soapdish ()
Date: September 21, 2020 01:12PM

Got some air lines run and switches wired up.



Dylan
'62 95 Panel
Seattle, WA

Wagons and vans, just clap your hands.

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: doug6423 ()
Date: September 21, 2020 01:30PM

Nick_Soapdish Wrote:
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> Got some air lines run and switches wired up.
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thumbs up I like that!

Doug
65 Monza
Cincy, OH

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: September 21, 2020 04:08PM

Looks useful...is that the extent of travel?

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..............................110-PG.................................................Webered-Turbo

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: September 21, 2020 05:14PM

Bead blasted, primed and painted the replacement left headlight bucket for our Coupe.

Al
Georgia

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Nick_Soapdish ()
Date: September 22, 2020 10:50AM

doug6423 Wrote:
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> thumbs up I like that!

Thanks man!

MattNall Wrote:
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> Looks useful...is that the extent of travel?

Yep. The front is still on stock springs and 2" drop spindles. Ride height should be more reasonable once it's leveled out a bit.

Dylan
'62 95 Panel
Seattle, WA

Wagons and vans, just clap your hands.

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: September 23, 2020 06:07AM

Painted the right headlight bucket for my Coupe.

Also bead blasted and primed a 65 style right cooling air box. It will replace the 66 style with the slotted hole in it, currently on the Coupe. Painted up a 12 plate cooler cover for the More Door. The one on the More Door will be bead blasted and primed for the Coupe. These parts along with another Fan Shroud will be painted a metal flake charcoal gray to match what has already been painted a few years ago.

Al
Georgia

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: sura ()
Date: September 25, 2020 08:03AM

Finally drained diff & trans lube and installed correct grade 75W-90 GL-4 Amsoil lube. Had used 85W-90 from Napa. 2nd gear stiff shifting is now GONE! Shifts all gears like hot knife through butter.

Ray in Southern Oregon
'65 Corsa Regal Red
Genuine Minilites

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Billdozer ()
Date: September 29, 2020 04:40PM

Parked my car in June and started a few projects:
-Replaced U-Joints
-Replaced rear shocks
-Ran vacuum tube from Spyder turbo gauge to carb balance tube so that the gauge is somewhat functional.
-Connected ground wire directly to tachometer so that it reads better
-Rebuilt steering box and replaced broken turn signal cancel piece under steering wheel.
-Replaced carb base gaskets (old ones were leaking)

Lots of work and not a whole lot of time to do it. Our second child was born in August so it's been tough going since then. Finally drove my car last week and it runs and drives better than ever!


Billy T.
San Luis Obispo, CA
64 Monza Spyder
(non-turbo)


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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: September 29, 2020 04:49PM

Heck of a good feeling when you do that much work and get to drive it again, isn't it?

Al
Georgia

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Billdozer ()
Date: September 29, 2020 04:52PM

It is! Feels so good I'm already making my next to-do list.

Billy T.
San Luis Obispo, CA
64 Monza Spyder
(non-turbo)


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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Gregory_Miller ()
Date: September 30, 2020 07:45AM

I haven't done it yet, but I suspect I may have worn a small hole in my vacuum line near the gauge as I hear an odd whistle. Going to get a new roll if after I test it is does indeed have a leak.

Greg Miller
Eugene, Oregon

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Billdozer ()
Date: September 30, 2020 09:21AM

I kinked the hose a few times as I was running it. I don't think I put any holes in it. The gauge doesn't move much when I rev the engine but I didn't expect it to.

Billy T.
San Luis Obispo, CA
64 Monza Spyder
(non-turbo)


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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: September 30, 2020 10:08AM

Use 1/8" plastic tubing encased in rubber hose. Lasts longer. Just have rubber at each each to change every now and then.

Al
Georgia

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Bruins_Fan ()
Date: October 04, 2020 01:06PM

Recent work past few weeks...new spring for trunk lock door, replaced windshield washer pump, and replaced door weather stripping. Next-up, need to look at accelerator pumps, getting some hesitation when I stomp on the gas.

1966 Monza Convertible 110 PG
North Shore, MA

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: October 04, 2020 05:08PM

My friend finished up the welding in of the trunk pan in my Coupe. I have to get it seam sealed and painted before we lose this nice weather.

I had to remove the front suspension so he could do a good job of finishing the weld line. I only had the suspension mounted by the 6 bolts, so I will leave it off until sealing and painting is completed.

Al
Georgia

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: October 06, 2020 10:40PM

Not Me or Mine.... Not a Corvair.....
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This is what Sanman1st has been doing during the Covid era....

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Sea Mountain, between Charleston Harbor and Coos Bay! SW Oregon Coast
Click HERE for My Website...Click HERE for My TechPages!
..............................110-PG.................................................Webered-Turbo




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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: October 11, 2020 10:19AM

I re-plumbed my air/oil separator to use 3/8 lines in place of 1/4. I had a sneaking suspicion that the 1/4" lines, because of the length of the run, was not allowing the crankcase ventilation system to breath properly in all instances, and might be messing with the air/fuel ratio. Nothing like trying it out to confirm or deny a "suspicion" !! It was amazing how much nicer and more stable the air fuel ratio became after trying it!! The first 2 pictures are how it is now, the last is how it was... tiny little elbow attached to crankcase breather connected to 1/4" line to separator to a much longer run of 1/4" to turbo. It ended up being harder to connect the larger lines to the existing ones and do it cleanly... ended up having to use small hose clamps but cant argue with the results!!

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Kevin Nash
Friday Harbor Washington
63 Spyder, Daily driver, EFI read about my project here: [corvaircenter.com]
first test start on EFI here:[www.youtube.com]
first official EFI boost test here:[www.youtube.com]
My new fan! [corvaircenter.com]
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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: doug6423 ()
Date: October 11, 2020 04:20PM

63turbo Wrote:
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> I re-plumbed my air/oil separator to use 3/8 lines in place of 1/4. I had a sneaking suspicion that the 1/4" lines, because of the length of the run, was not allowing the crankcase ventilation system to breath properly in all instances, and might be messing with the air/fuel ratio. Nothing like trying it out to confirm or deny a "suspicion" !! It was amazing how much nicer and more stable the air fuel ratio became after trying it!! The first 2 pictures are how it is now, the last is how it was... tiny little elbow attached to crankcase breather connected to 1/4" line to separator to a much longer run of 1/4" to turbo. It ended up being harder to connect the larger lines to the existing ones and do it cleanly... ended up having to use small hose clamps but cant argue with the results!!

You don't have the famous Nash fan installed??? smiling bouncing smiley

Doug
65 Monza
Cincy, OH

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: October 11, 2020 04:48PM

doug6423 Wrote:
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> You don't have the famous Nash fan installed??? smiling bouncing smiley


You didn't read what he wrote?

" The first 2 pictures are how it is now, the last is how it was... "

You can see the very edge of the Airflow Bell at the bottom of the first picture, just above the chrome crossover.

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WA. state, 1 mile south of the Canadian border,
I am not at the end of the world, but you can see it from here.
Have; '66 Monza Coupe - 140, 4-spd. Daily driver beater
'67 Monza Vert. - 140, 4-spd. Daily driver beater
'67 A/C Moredoor Monza
Have had; '61 Monza coupe, 80hp, PG
'62 Monza Wagon, 4spd.
'63 Spyder,
'65 Corsa
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'04 Dodge Cummins Quad Dually, approaching 400K
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