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vairmech
If you look at the design there is a lower drain directly back to the engine vent tube. The canister does not come apart nor do you have to drain it. The Corvair generally doesn't have to much of a moisture issue.
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Yesterday
vairmech
Everyone all set? No transport needed?
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2 days ago
vairmech
I have the 9845 seal and the vanes within the seal are facing the wrong way.Any little bit of oil that may get past the seal is forced out with the rotation of the torque converter. For everything that turns the other way it's fine.
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2 days ago
vairmech
I will be taking a car to Erie, Pa later today and I will be returning to MI Fri. or Sat. There is a slim chance I may end up at the convention on Monday, slim. Anyone need anything transported Westward? Pickup within reasonable area, 1 hr? away from Erie. The same goes for going west back.
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2 days ago
vairmech
Yes, the seal that goes in the diff for the torque converter and I am looking for the aftermarket number(s) that replace the original, NOT a substitute as in the other threads. How many do you have and how much?
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2 days ago
vairmech
First off yes I have searched! I don't want the seal that is said to work most commonly, what I am after is one of the original aftermarket numbers for the torque converter seal. I normally would have this but I lost my little RED book with all of my saved part numbers! Thanks
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3 days ago
vairmech
Do you want the knock out intact with the numbers stamped in? I think I have a few new keys with the knock outs in them but no stamped number. I can code cut new keys for you.
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3 days ago
vairmech
Yes, the top hose goes to open air since there is no air cleaner capable of receiving it. There is the possibility of the steel wool rusting. I think it will take a long time though with the air/oil mix. The steel wool is there to actually help catch the oil that is in the air and won't take long to get oil coated.
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3 days ago
vairmech
Here is the installed part. I know, I know but I am running short on time. I can correct the little things the next time I see the car.
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3 days ago
vairmech
I agree with Lon, it has all of the Dale trademarks except for the writing that is done in the center section telling you run out and face run out. 30 years ago I think Dale was just pioneering the bolted flywheel.
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3 days ago
vairmech
I am making changes to an engine and I have no place to put a true PCV. I have looked at all of the aftermarket cans and have even purchased one but they are all just hype with the exception of the really high end air/oil separators. So what do you do? You make your own! I needed something smaller so I used a piece of 2.5" exhaust pipe and I made the ends to fit over the pipe. It is about 5" over
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3 days ago
vairmech
Most everyone has looked at a wiring diagram and has seen a point where several wires are tied together. Have you ever wondered what that looks like and maybe where it is at? I have pictures that will give you an idea of what was done in the wiring harness and what is in the bundle. As you can see this is right out of the fuse block, see the black tape? That is where the junctions are.
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5 days ago
vairmech
> I wonder if I could use our township bags. > They are clear plastic, about half the size of > normal trash bags and better strong... >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The short answer, Nope! You need the heavy paper plastic lined special bags. At least that is what they used to be.
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5 days ago
vairmech
OttawaCorvairGuy Wrote: > Ken, > > Because Marie and I are home all the time - we can > put out a minimum of 2 bags of trash every week. > That's $4 in Township SMALL bags times 52 weeks or > a minimum of $208 a year... At 3 bags = $312 per > year. > My thought is that we could pay for the trash > compactor in less than 5 years... > Not to mention - le
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6 days ago
vairmech
I have had couple of trash compactors and I have to say that it really depends on how much waste you have. If you have only 1-2 bags of garbage per week then it's not worth it. If you have more then at least 3 of those full trash bags will fit in the compactor in one of the bags for the compactor. You will need to keep an eye on the level in the compactor as you need to be able to close the top
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6 days ago
vairmech
You need to have all the rest of the parts that go along with making a complete posi differential. The posi plates are the equivalent of having just a clutch disc, that doesn't make your car a manual trans car. Hope that helps.
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7 days ago
vairmech
I have the numbers from the quote but I am waiting on some corroboration and I will probably have answers after the convention.
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8 days ago
vairmech
I probably should pull out my last 2 new sets and sell them to finance the venture! LOL
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8 days ago
vairmech
Most recently I have been using a place called Crimp Supply, Crimp Supply, They have pretty much anything you want in a quality terminal and wire. They also seem to be about the most reasonable for pricing and have small enough quantities.
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9 days ago
vairmech
I am real close to having a quote for posi clutch packs. I DO NOT have pricing yet and I am hoping that it is not beyond feasibility, as we talked in round numbers it was interesting. Also these will be made in the USA! I should have the numbers in by this weekend and when I get get the numbers I will post pricing probably in a new for sale post. I am getting a quote for 500 and 1000 sets so
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9 days ago
vairmech
Yes it is a Crosley Hot Shot. As you can see it did win races! The article explained how the handicap worked. They actually completed more laps in their handicap than some of the faster cars. If you also look in the background you will see that is SCCA racing.
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10 days ago
vairmech
I ran across this picture from a 1951 Motor Trend magazine, kind of interesting to see some of the early history. The full page is also attached.
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12 days ago
vairmech
Thanks! Bought it!
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15 days ago
vairmech
OOOOPS, You are correct! All I can say is brain fart.
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16 days ago
vairmech
I don't have any bare but I do have NOS that is ceramic coated. You might even check with Al Lane, I think his stuff was all NOS also.
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16 days ago
vairmech
Ummm, Guys, this is a generator correct? GROUNDING the field terminal does nothing. You remove the field wire from the generator then put 12v to the field terminal. That will make the generator put out the max it is capable of and you will hear it in the engine speed and the generator will probably make some noise. If putting 12v to the field terminal of the generator does nothing then something
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18 days ago
vairmech
Front and rear sway bars are available from ADDCO. The instructions are a little lax but they have the kit.
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18 days ago
vairmech
Any idle speed over 700 rpm will cause an engine to run on after the key is turned off when the engine is hot after driving. With a PG in D the idle should be as close to 550 rpm in D as you can get it. When you put it in N the idle will raise to 650-700. For a manual 600 rpm is the number to shoot for. Nothing else really affects run on more than idle speed. Not advance, not mixture. We
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20 days ago
vairmech
irfgt Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > The rebuild procedure is useless without parts > availability. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Afraid to do some research to find what parts will work? They are out there!
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21 days ago
vairmech
With this thread as a refference, OT: "1 new Caller on my Smartphone/Verizon I am letting everyone know that I do not have any voicemail set up. I pay for all the caller ID info the phone company can give me. If you do not have a name listed with your number or you have your number set up to restrict access to the number I will not answer! Everyone here has multiple ways to get a hold of me. I
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