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10 days ago
JerryM
I had a '74 which is most likely the same wheel. It has a much smaller BCD than the Corvair if I remember correctly
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6 weeks ago
JerryM
Several other influential automotive personalities as well
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7 weeks ago
JerryM
New'76 Mazda Cosmo R/H remote mirror, switch and wire harness. Racing Beat 13B Street Port template 12ea. New NGK B7ET spark plugs Selling as a lot. Take it all $100+shipping
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7 weeks ago
JerryM
Any wood gas powered Corvairs out there?
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8 weeks ago
JerryM
48kb1panel Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I bet that made some noise when those went. Ouch! Don't know the whole story behind these other than it was a 540 ci Merlin powered C2 Corvette.
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8 weeks ago
JerryM
Just be mindful about RWHP
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8 weeks ago
JerryM
C4 Corvette half shafts?
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2 months ago
JerryM
Early 65 had no dash pad. I had one just like it.
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2 months ago
JerryM
davemotohead Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > First two are sketchy but the last one? I’m sure the tank is full of fuel, so it’s safe… he has two support points, i.e. primary and secondary, AND he is using a wheel chock.… so, he is clearly a professional !
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2 months ago
JerryM
I've done the LM Clarks kit. How hard is it? Not too difficult, but does require quite a bit of patience fitting the corners. End result is very nice.
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3 months ago
JerryM
You'll never be able to remove the stud. 600 series Loctite's are very high strength retaining compounds for slip and press fits.Try one of the Threadlocker's like 271
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4 months ago
JerryM
I had the same problem once on a LM passenger side, about 1/2", new springs did not correct. I put a 3/16" steel shim between cross-member and body to correct. If that's an option for you be mindful more than 3/16" shim is likely to require longer bolts.
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4 months ago
JerryM
What's the rationale behind heat treating to remedy dropped seats? I've never seen any documented evidence heat treating aluminum changes it's coefficient of linear thermal expansion.
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4 months ago
JerryM
Has anyone tried beryllium copper valve seats?
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5 months ago
JerryM
joelsplace Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Unlikely. The mounts are very similar and making all of them solid didn't increase the cowl wobble on my '63. That illustrates where I'm going with this; Solid mounts in my '65 markedly increased cowel shake. Unfortunately I can't attribute this solely to the mounts as all the rear bushi
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5 months ago
JerryM
Since the engine is not rigidly mounted to the the chassis, it would inherently work as a mass balancer as well. Maybe some of the difference between early and late are related to the difference in mounting the drive train.
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5 months ago
JerryM
Olley describes the device in "Chassis Design Principles and Analysis" He(refers to Hertogs tuned mass dampers)explains the damping for the bob-weight is determined by the amount of air trapped in the shell. The oscillations he's illustrating are of the sprung/unsprung mass and the resonance of the pnuematic tire. He also talks about the dampers (shocks) effect on this. The take-a
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5 months ago
JerryM
I'm curious about the quantity of oil is. I've found several references to them as pnuematic dampers.
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5 months ago
JerryM
The Californian Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thanks Jerry and Joel > > Is this what you mean by 37 degrees? > > That would be 37 degrees from a 'crossplane'. > > A crossplane being 90 degrees to the centerline. Theta = 37°
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5 months ago
JerryM
Phil Dally Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hopefully someone from the effected area will check in. > > All of River City Corvairs (huge club) is out of power. > > San Francisco Bay and Silicone Valley chapters are off. > > Does cellular data system still work when power out? > > Not smart enough for a smart phone so I don&#
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5 months ago
JerryM
v8vair Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Enjoy your early for what it is.
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5 months ago
JerryM
The Californian Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hers is a pic of the successful Mercedes Benz single pivot rear suspension. > > Keep in mind this for a front engine type car. > > Also.The Corvair when you would be done modifying the rear suspension to be like > > this would still have about 300 lbs of engine swinging around behind i
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6 months ago
JerryM
For the curious, EM Rear Toe Vertical deflection(bump & rebound) from design height: *25" Dia. Tire* 1"= .041 deg = .017" 2"= .164 deg = .071" 3"= .369 deg = .161" 4"= .656 deg = .286"
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6 months ago
JerryM
The Californian Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thank you Jerry > > Came up with the toe in situation on our own. > > Call it jounce and rebound. > > That puts toe in at the rear wheels. > > Here is a little drawing showing what happens. > > There is also a situation where the wheels toe out under braking. >
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6 months ago
JerryM
Whether or not this is significant or useful, I'll offer what I know about early and late Corvair rear suspension design and IRS evolution. An understanding of instant centers, couple/ moment centers and other fundamentals would be beneficial but are beyond the scope of this. Rear suspensions fall into three categories: beam axles, twist beam axles and independents and are generally defined
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6 months ago
JerryM
The Californian Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Howdy! > > Read this article about '60-63 Corvairs and it is convincing about if you have one > > of those to do something about the handling. > > I know we sure are going to! > > > > Part about Camber Compensator is about half way down in article. > >
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9 months ago
JerryM
scottymac Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > ... Any chance you could identify the white cabrio at the one minute mark? Aussie, maybe? ... 1956 Vauxhall Cresta
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9 months ago
JerryM
dryenko Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thread lengths are measured under the bolt head. > I suspect 1" long bolts are being requested. Correct. The original bolts in my application are 1-1/8" with a 1/8" thick washer. I think there's more than enough engagement to use 1". Longer than that may be an issue.
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