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5 weeks ago
jgalfo
I run 24# front and 35# rear on my 66 convertible
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5 weeks ago
jgalfo
what did you use to get the car up in the air high enough to put the table under the power pack?
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7 weeks ago
jgalfo
in florida, a corvair mechanic is as rare as hens teeth, there is one or two, but they are backed up with work for months. I feel there is a need for good corvair mechanics in every state and anyone who would like to get into it would find the amount of work they would need to make a comfortable living or supplement their retirement.
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7 weeks ago
jgalfo
the Wix oil filter is available from o'reilly's auto parts they have them in stock, purchased one earlier this year
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5 months ago
jgalfo
what is the correct number for a 1966 110?
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5 months ago
jgalfo
I agree to extending the cooling fins would help cooling. putting holes in them gives less mass to use as a heat sink like taller fins would do. from my dirt bike days
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5 months ago
jgalfo
i need to check the diff oil. the power glide transmission is full of oil and doesn't leak, I believe that the diff is the problem and I think the carrier bearings are bad, if I find this to be true I will purchase a rebuilt unit from Clark's and have it swapped out. could it be a bent yoke on the diff, could you see something like this by running it on a lift?
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5 months ago
jgalfo
I have all the " cocktail shakers" as you call them intact and in their correct places, I am going to replace the front brake drums as the rear drums have just been replaced. I am going to have the tires changed and balanced too to see if that helps. I agree that it may be 2 different things, the whine being caused by a warn differential and the vibration being maybe the front brake dr
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5 months ago
jgalfo
looks great it will truly be one of a kind
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5 months ago
jgalfo
it is a power glide transmission. the read brake drums were replaced so I'll have to look at the front. I will also look into balancing the drive shafts since the universal joints have already been replaced. I too suspect the diff bearings for the whining, I plan on having this look into also just waiting my turn in line for the local corvair guru to work on the diff. keep the suggestions c
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5 months ago
jgalfo
I have a vibration that I cannot get rid of from the rear of the car. I have changes wheel bearings, universal joints , installed 4 new tires and had them balanced twice, new shocks, 4 wheel alignment, any advice as to where to look or what it could be is much appreciated vibration starts above 45 and at 55 is terrible is associated with a whining that is loud with power on but is silent coast
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6 months ago
jgalfo
welcome from Florida, Winter Garden west of Orlando
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6 months ago
jgalfo
I contacted Mr. Meadows and I am on his list for work to be done, looks like February is my turn
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7 months ago
jgalfo
thanks for the information. I sent a request to join the group, now I just have to wait for their reply
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7 months ago
jgalfo
I have a 1966 blue Monza 110 convertible, I live in Winter Garden Florida near Orlando and am new to the Corvair but not new to the car hobby. looking for other members around me
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7 months ago
jgalfo
does anyone know of a corvair knowledgable repair shop in the central Florida area? I need to have my 66 monza vert evaluated. all suggestions welcome
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