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Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: vairmech ()
Date: January 06, 2018 07:37PM

I have this nice looking 64 Vert in my shop working on it fixing oil leaks, yeah I know a never ending project! Anyway, the torque converter seal is also leaking so the engine has to come out, no biggie. With some of the pics I am going to show you you are just going to say WTF????? Also someone put viton o-rings in and then said this is NEVER going LEAK again!

As you can see this engine did leak oil and somewhat profusely but the o-rings are good! The top cover bolts were not really tight and had never been off before.






Now we get to the nitty gritty of the never going to leak again. As you see I had to take the bell housing off to change the seal and the bell housing bolts were almost just finger tight. What I am about to show you will just knock your socks off. With the bell housing off and the pan on I wanted to cut the pan gasket so the bell housing would slip right back on. I knew what I would find but here is a peek at what I cut off.



There is a gasket in there somewhere I think.


I think the cam gear made it's own room to turn. And from another post you can see that this engine is used with a PG because you can see the witness mark of the torque converter.




Here is an overall picture of the pan after removal.






Here is the gasket? after I get it off the pan and the block.




Even the drain plug has RTV on the gasket! That is a copper washer with the RTV in and around it!


And here is the good one, this is looking down into the oil pick up screen. What do you see in there?





I know there are some that will not use silicone, (RTV), I still do. There is a way to use the RTV that is very useful if done in the correct manner. I have explained before how I use it and it definitely is not in the way these pictures show!

Ken Hand
Handy Car Care
248 613 8586

Vairmech@aol.com



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/06/2018 07:41PM by vairmech.

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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: January 06, 2018 07:49PM

This is obviously someone who's mother / spouse still puts toothpaste on their brush for them!! LOL!!!





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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: January 06, 2018 09:01PM

I have one question.
How did you manage to insert 13 separate pictures into ONE post?

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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.
'66 Monza Coupe - 4spd, 140 Daily driver beater
'67 Monza Vert. - PG, 140 Daily driver beater

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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Date: January 06, 2018 09:21PM

I call that Gob Art.
It's a beauty alright.

AmMel, Ken used a photo server. When creating his story he used the photo icon in the middle of the group at the top of the edit box.
That icon inserts the image into your message. It's the way to go..


Dan Davis ~ Pierce County, WA ~ CORSA Western Director + Corvairs NW + North Cascades Corvairs + Corvanatics
1966 Corsa Turbo coupe ~ ~ 1966 140 Corsa ~ ~ 1965 Monza 140/4 'Vert Sierra Tan/Fawn ~ 1964 Monza 'Vert (SOLD) ~ 1960 Monza Ermine White/Red PG ++ ~ 1965 Monza 140/4 Evening Orchid w/ ivory/black interior ~ 1962 Monza Wagon 102/4 ~ 1963 Rampside/Scamper ~ 1963 Red/Greenbrier ~ 1969 Ultra Van #468

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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: solo2r ()
Date: January 06, 2018 09:39PM

I'll take that over ANY amount of the red!!!

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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: January 06, 2018 09:42PM

American Mel Wrote:
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> I have one question.
> How did you manage to insert 13 separate pictures
> into ONE post?
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Mel, right-click on any of Ken's images... click open in NEW window....
and you'll see the URL





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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: January 07, 2018 04:46AM

Ken, tried to search you name and rtv and was not able to find the info about where you DO use rtv. Do you have a link?

Another question to anyone, I have heard about issues with the top cover leaking over time and "fixes" in the tech articles. How do most of you seal up the top cover so it does not leak.

Thanks

-Tom


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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: vairmech ()
Date: January 07, 2018 05:25AM

I now use Imgur, it is not as organized as photobucket was but works and is free. You can do different things with Imgur and one of those things is put the direct HTML code in the line for the picture rather than go through the gyrations here of clicking the mountain icon above and then clicking OK.
Using an outside service like that you can insert as many pictures as you want because you are not attaching them, They are also not limited to size but it is best to use something a little smaller because you have seen those posts where the picture has to be scrolled across the page.

Ken Hand
Handy Car Care
248 613 8586

Vairmech@aol.com

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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: vairmech ()
Date: January 07, 2018 05:31AM

toms73novass Wrote:
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> Ken, tried to search you name and rtv and was not
> able to find the info about where you DO use rtv.
> Do you have a link?
>
> Another question to anyone, I have heard about
> issues with the top cover leaking over time and
> "fixes" in the tech articles. How do most of you
> seal up the top cover so it does not leak.
>
> Thanks
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

I use the RV in only 4 places, the oil pan!, the top cover, the bell housing and the bottom half of the rear cover.

There are tech tips for each one and I will start a new subject for each one.

Ken Hand
Handy Car Care
248 613 8586

Vairmech@aol.com

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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: Caraholic4life ()
Date: January 07, 2018 07:44AM

Back when I was working on Corvair's for a living, many many years ago, this was my preference. It remains my first choice today.

1962 95 F.C. Van
1965 Monza Coupe
Westminster, Maryland

MID ENG enthusiast &
prior Kelmark owner.

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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: Frank DuVal ()
Date: January 07, 2018 10:41AM

I used to use Permatex Aviation, but found it hard to remove during the next repair. What's your secret?

Frank DuVal

Fredericksburg, VA

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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: 66vairman ()
Date: January 07, 2018 10:53AM

Frank DuVal Wrote:
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> I used to use Permatex Aviation, but found it hard
> to remove during the next repair. What's your
> secret?

Agreed - I use Permatex High Tack sealer. It comes off relatively easy. motohead likes Gasgacinch - about the same, but High Tack is available in spray cans to put a nice even coat on gaskets.

On the steel oil pan - I use RTV sparingly as Ken mentioned.

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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: RobertC ()
Date: January 07, 2018 11:14AM

toms73novass Wrote:
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>
> Another question to anyone, I have heard about
> issues with the top cover leaking over time and
> "fixes" in the tech articles. How do most of you
> seal up the top cover so it does not leak.
>
> Thanks

There is at least one thread on here - with many "solutions".

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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: Ratt643 ()
Date: January 07, 2018 11:42AM

Amazing, and not in a good way! I thought that silicone was part of the oil pan! What i mean to say, the silicone looked like the back part of the oil pan had broken off! Thanks for the pics, Ken!


1964 Monza Coupe

Maryville, TN
U.S. 129 The"Tail Of The Dragon"

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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: aircooled6 ()
Date: January 07, 2018 12:40PM

If a little is what is needed, too much will be "Just Right"!

Everett Wilson
North Richland Hills TX
(Now, South of 820!!)
64 Greenbrier 110 with 95 heads/PG

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Re: Here is your Daily Funny
Posted by: BobV66Vair ()
Date: January 07, 2018 02:35PM

PO subscribed to the Dave Motohead 55 gallon drum of RTV. grinning smiley

Bob Vinnacombe
Sandy, Oregon
1965 Corsa 140 stock
1966 Monza Soon to be race car
1968 Monza Parts for now

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