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They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: Mel ()
Date: June 12, 2018 07:29AM

At the Barrie cruise last night......they can't figure out how it was done????LOL

Orangeville, Ontario. CANADA

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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: June 12, 2018 07:53AM

Bet you had fun!





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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: Gregory_Miller ()
Date: June 12, 2018 08:36AM

Why would someone go to all the trouble to move the engine to the back???

Greg Miller
Eugene, Oregon

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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: 2ragtops ()
Date: June 12, 2018 09:10AM

I have been asked how long it took me to engineer the engine to the back.

Bob Bauer

Show-Me Corvairs

1966 Monza Convert 140 P/G with A/C, plastic wheel with tele-column am-fm posi-traction
1966 Corsa Convert 180 wood wheel tele-column am-fm sport steering posi-traction
1965 Corsa Coupe Crown V8 mounted mid-body temporarily red lined for repair
House Springs, Missouri

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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: greenmachine ()
Date: June 12, 2018 10:45AM

I've witnessed several times admirers are amazed at the fan belt routing alone, if nothing else.cool smiley

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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Date: June 12, 2018 11:11AM

GUys, this is not just a stock Corvair.
This is one of Mel's 'Zilla series EM Corvairs:



I believe this 409 powered 1960 Sedan is "Godzilla"

No issues with the belt on this one...


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: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: Randy m ()
Date: June 12, 2018 01:00PM

Talk about tail heavy. Whats the front/rear weight distribution?

Randy M

YS 315

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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: Chris Lampe ()
Date: June 12, 2018 02:21PM

Randy m Wrote:
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> Talk about tail heavy. Whats the front/rear weight
> distribution?
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> Randy M
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> YS 315


I'd guess 20/80%

Chris
Rowlett, Tx
NTCA - North Texas Corvair Association
CORSA
'64 Monza 'vert

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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: Mel ()
Date: June 12, 2018 02:53PM

I'll check that out........I have a friend who has some Longacre scales. any bets????smoking smiley

Orangeville, Ontario. CANADA

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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: June 12, 2018 02:56PM

Mel, do you have any other pictures like in the trunk, etc.

-Tom


63' Monza Spyder Convertable (in process) MY Build Thread
65' Monza
73' NovaSS 454 Big block
86' BMW 325es
98' Dodge 2500 12v Cummins Diesel with 1200 lb torque!
98' VW Jetta TDI, for daughter
01' Audi Allroad Stage 3 twin turbo

NFCC
Grand Island, NY

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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: Mel ()
Date: June 12, 2018 03:29PM

I don't have any pics of trunk open sad smiley next time I get the car out I will take some and post them smiling smiley......be warned it's not very pretty in theresad smiley

Orangeville, Ontario. CANADA

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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: Willt65 ()
Date: June 12, 2018 06:14PM

What air cleaners did you finally come up with? I know space is quite the issue!

Will Teeter
Flintstone, MD
65 Corsa project

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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: Willt65 ()
Date: June 12, 2018 06:15PM

Off the Cool scale by the way!!!!!!!!!
I'd of told them is was a factory option!
Looks that good, although the Mercruiser valve covers might need
changed out to stockers to pull that off!

Will Teeter
Flintstone, MD
65 Corsa project



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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: June 12, 2018 09:45PM

Have you folks forgot... it has a 409 / PG





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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: Seth Emerson ()
Date: June 12, 2018 11:04PM

It's real fine that 409! The Mercruiser valve covers are a nice touch.

Seth Emerson

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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: Chris Lampe ()
Date: June 13, 2018 03:05AM

MattNall Wrote:
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> Have you folks forgot... it has a 409 / PG


No, that's why I put the balance at 20/80 %

Chris
Rowlett, Tx
NTCA - North Texas Corvair Association
CORSA
'64 Monza 'vert

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Re: They can't figure how it was done smiling smiley
Posted by: Mel ()
Date: June 13, 2018 04:26AM

The 409 Corvair has a 1964 four speed manual trans ,all the suspension is stock 1964 Corvair smiling smiley

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