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6 days ago
63ConDan
Troy said "Thanks man, this is a turbo motor. Specifically a twin turbo using Nissan 350zx units from a '94 model. They're T2/T22 Garretts. Heads are 66 140s, unmodified (yet). Motor will be fuel injected too. with "Fuel injection is being worked on right now-4xTBI with all the goodies from Ted Brown." Dan Says"Sounds cool but are they compatable?" And for
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8 days ago
63ConDan
alphasud Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I think your Koni date code discovery is amazing. That just shows the quality of the manufacturing. I would definitely pay to have the originals rebuilt. Even though it costs more I would pick date code correct. I would be struggling with the woulda shouda coulda if I didn’t. Seem very logical to me too.
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14 days ago
63ConDan
pvholgado Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I appreciate the offer but I just bought 5 (Not NOS) for $50 plus shipping- looking to try my hand at an engine build to practice for when (not if) I blow up my turbo....Thanks for the offer but I'll pass. Stay safe. Phil Phil, what else is needed for this build to move forward?
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14 days ago
63ConDan
PP, have a look around, there are corvair people everywhere.
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26 days ago
63ConDan
gbullman Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Is it a valid test to check steering lock to lock with the steering linkage all assembled. I'm somewhere around 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 from center to full left so seems like my car has the quicker steering box. I'm pretty sure I remember reading that the check was to be done with the steering linkage disconnected fro
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26 days ago
63ConDan
scottymac Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > This comment appeared in a Bring A Trailer auction for a VW Ghia type 34 coupe. Thought it a bit ironic, considering how NSU and others aped the looks of the early Corvair styling. > > "I first saw one of these in 1965 in SoCal and when I later inquired as to why they weren’t going to be mass marketed I
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29 days ago
63ConDan
post a few current photos too.
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4 weeks ago
63ConDan
OttawaCorvairGuy Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > The thing under the engine helps to create a magnetic field so the car will not flip over. > But I thought the idea was to kid people at a car show in thinking that was the engine that moves the car. Grin yes my thought too, showing that motor to get in some sort of go kart class and then kick but, runni
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4 weeks ago
63ConDan
ral1963 Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > 1E (should read 01E) or 5th week of Jan 1963 (Jan 31st ) > 63-0927 VN 8979 = 1963 Monza coupe built at Van Nuys assembly plant, 8979th Monza coupe body built > TRIM 732 = Metallic Med. Blue Imitation Leather Bucket seats > PAINT 912 = Silver Blue exterior paint > ACC > E= RPO A01 Tinted Glass (Soft R
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5 weeks ago
63ConDan
might be a high mark if it sells at 175 grand. Best to all.
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5 weeks ago
63ConDan
MattNall Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > NapaVair Wrote: > ------------------------------------------------------- > > Wow...sold for $2,494 ! Home run for the seller... > > good for him! no doubt, Must work well if it is worth that.
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5 weeks ago
63ConDan
maybe from out of town.
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5 weeks ago
63ConDan
nice item, should be useful to someone
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5 weeks ago
63ConDan
born 9/60 makes me 60 currently.
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6 weeks ago
63ConDan
This was spotted out side the Habor Freight just of 41 in Naple. First day in town and I see this. What a treat. Anyone know this car as I was not able to visit with the owner?
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7 weeks ago
63ConDan
Gatorfly Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Well apart from finding all kinds and sizes of critters, tractors, gardening tools and old farming equipment, our barns occasionally harbor hidden gems like 1966 Corvair Turbo Corsas . In fact, “rumor” has it that a very nice 1964 Rampside Deluxe is hidden in another one of our island barns that I have yet to look into
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2 months ago
63ConDan
troy.w Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I am definitely interested in seeing this project take off! This is a great idea. That's a really big purchase to get started too. Awesome. How do I take a number to get in line for a set of heads? > > Troy send payment
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2 months ago
63ConDan
wittsend Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > With all respect to those attempting to create an EFI system this Corvair EFI is rather amusing. And it does seem to, in an unintended way, address the real difficulty in doing so. that vid is from 2012, a lot of progress in EFI for the corvair since then.
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2 months ago
63ConDan
Colorsarge Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Sorry for the misinformation. Sprint was listed on Facebook marketplace in Easton, Md. here is a link to the sprint:
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2 months ago
63ConDan
mikeycee Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Boy with those caveats you should be rolling in choices by sundown!! yes for sure, wounder what the use could be with those optainable requirement. We are more uesed to a search along the lines of: 66 evening orcard corsa turbo convertable with AC! Maybe the orginal poster will/Has share? Good luck with
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2 months ago
63ConDan
keitho64 Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I have decided to replace my 4 Rochesters with EFI. I have been running 4 primaries, while it runs fine, I feel like I spend more time addressing issues with the carbs that make driveability frustrating. > > This is a street car and I am looking for improved idle, part throttle acceleration and cruising. >
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2 months ago
63ConDan
gnvair Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > If any one back east is looking we have a very rust free 68 convertible that we need to sell from Don Smieszek's estate. Floors are perfect in it. what are the detail on this 68?
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2 months ago
63ConDan
Boom, looks solid and just enough non body issues to hopfully make it a deal. Congradulations.
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2 months ago
63ConDan
playerpage Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hey all, > > The caravan has arrived! We're staying in a long-term hotel in Fargo, ND, while we await the house closing and our stuff catching up with us. > > I already miss the Bluvair. I idled it in the driveway while they were loading the truck, as sort of a goodbye, which I'm sure I ap
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3 months ago
63ConDan
Caraholic4life Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Here is a photo of my 1965 (Late Model) Dual Master Cylinder installation. > Since this car had been off the road for close to 40 years. > In addition to the master cylinder, I elected to replace everything including all brake lines, hoses, wheel cylinders, hardware and hold down parts as well as brake sh
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3 months ago
63ConDan
MattNall Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > 63ConDan Wrote: > ------------------------------------------------------- > > > at 75 HP must be losing power somewhere. What are the compression numbers? may need a hone and some rings. and a valve adjustment might help too. > > ------------------------------- > > Dan, were not trou
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3 months ago
63ConDan
MattNall Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > alphasud Wrote: > ------------------------------------------------------- > > I was testing a 65 Corsa 140 engine as stock with exception to a Sprint style DUAL exhaust. Timing set to 16BTDC INITIAL, and mechanical advance was verified. Carbs were cleaned and new kits installed last year. Carbs were recently
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3 months ago
63ConDan
""1. Removed the plugs from the drivers side (suspect from which muffler smoke was coming from). And whoa! middle plug, picture below. 2. Compression tested the three plugs, all read zero. Suspect because I received the tester from the man who sold the corvair, I might be using it wrong, it might be bad."" try compression test on the passengers side, if they also read Zero
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3 months ago
63ConDan
IIRC , this is an EM body but a LM power plant and it has an alternator.
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5 months ago
63ConDan
i kike these:
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