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3 days ago
John Smith
corvairunderground Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Just from the pictures it's definitely a Dale. A > little cleaning and it should work as good as > new. > > Lon Wall > www.corvairunderground.com > THE HOME OF GoVair-Dale flywheels Thanks for chiming in Lon, good to get the confirmation Be well..
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3 days ago
John Smith
RobertC Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I would bet on Dale Manufacturing (Oregon). Thanks for this..I was wondering about Dale mfg. I haven't been able to reach CORV uground yet to affirm. It seems solid and and came with an HD PP, all in good condition.
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3 days ago
John Smith
john.jackson Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Paul Jones on Fast Vairs may be able to provide > you with more information. I recall he did an > Very early how to article on replacing flywheel > rivits with bolts > > Paul was a member of CorsaSouthern California in > 1969. Later when we split into 3 clubs - Vintage > Corsa. > P
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3 days ago
John Smith
hi there, im finally digging into the 110 motor in my 64 project and found a bolted flywheel. The engine obviously was redone at least older than 30 years or so ago..im including a couple pics to see if the bolted flywheel looks familiar. thanks for any input
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3 days ago
John Smith
are you on the left coast?
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4 months ago
John Smith
66vairman Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > The AirTex spec. sheet for the E8016S is > 2.5-4.5PSI and the one for the Corvair. > > IGNORE the lower pressure value as that is for > maximum flow volume which is far in excess of what > the Corvair requires. Simply put the pump will put > out 4.5PSI to a properly functioning fuel system. &
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4 months ago
John Smith
stitch Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Airtex 8016s PUSHES better than it pulls. Mount it > close to the tank! Pushing it will be.... Thanks all for your patience,,,I finally found a spec sheet from airtex that clearly states what the 8016s pumps at. It seems to be the winner... Again thanks.
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4 months ago
John Smith
jjohnsonjo Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > The Airtex can pull up hill. The Onan generator > set in my motor home uses this same Airtex pump. > It to pull fuel well over a foot when the tank is > low. Well, on a Corvair I would use it as a pusher from a front mount so uphill isn’t a selling point, but good to know. My concern is the exact fu
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4 months ago
John Smith
Nickshu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > The 8016s is the one you want. ok, well the jury is in..i guess the 8016s is 4.5 as well?....any ideas why summit sells and 8016s?... oh well...maybe the Carter would do the trick..
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4 months ago
John Smith
I, like many evidentley had to improvise on a tightly fit yoke. this was my solution...essentialy using one yoke to make a puller used with a steering wheel puller.. Maybe someone else could use this, I know I will always keeps a spare yoke and puller with me in future road trips... good luck with yours
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4 months ago
John Smith
jjohnsonjo Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > > ctric-Fuel/dp/B000C1LW0E/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=15 > 21570801&sr=8-1&keywords=airtex This pump seems to run up to 9psi is that correct? I get the fact that it is recommended hence my question about the pressure..
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4 months ago
John Smith
jcorvair Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I have had good luck with the Carter p60504 as > well - it is rated at 4 psi free flow and less > than that through fuel lines. In a late model it > can be mounted between the tank and inner fender > well on the right side of the car to draw fuel up > then pump it down and through the factory line
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4 months ago
John Smith
Hi there, when looking for an Airtex eLectric pump I notice that there is a specific one from Summit that shows to be rated at 4.5 psi. I assume this would be preferred over the one that goes up to 9psi. The part number is e8016sx Any thoughts anyone?
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5 months ago
John Smith
Nelson Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thanks to all responders. You people on this > forum are great. I agree with 66vairman. I know > I don’t really need it BUT I don’t want it to > crack off Or you could always fab one...some steel or alum strap, vice, drill...voila
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5 months ago
John Smith
unless i can't see well enuf, isn't that diff earlier than 65?
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6 months ago
John Smith
MattNall Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > You bet... it made many envious.... 8 gal... > all the tank held.. > > And remember most outboards were 2-strokes... I bought a small boat last fall to ready for this year. It had an 80 HP 2 stroke. I sold the motor and bought a 9.9 4stroke for this next season...i get the fuel economy. A Cor
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6 months ago
John Smith
If one was nearby I would have to take a look at it. At my age I really don’t have a need for speed, but I will admit the fuel economy you described would make it attractive for the speed given.
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6 months ago
John Smith
Im coming late to this conversation but I have a question..how well did this design do in the water in a real boating environment? I'm all for Corvair power, but w/o looking very closely to the mechanicals, it not clear to me how it was built. Are any parts still available for either end of the motor for repairs? It is obvious some machine work was done to build the power head. I could see
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6 months ago
John Smith
Just to follow up on this thread I thought i would include a pic of this distribtor as installed on my 64 coupe project. It seems to have a 154 cam, a 536 shaft, "e" weights, and a 230 vac can. All of this seems to be consistant with a 68 110 as mentioned to me via e-mail from Robert Lane. I have found that someone may have installed this just beofre it was parked 30 years ago or so
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6 months ago
John Smith
The car sat for 30years. It does turn over but has so much mouse residue in the head fins and cylinders I hate to even start it. I will probably pull the whole drivetrain to clean it up
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6 months ago
John Smith
RobertC Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > From a parts list, the shaft, cam and springs are > unique to the 370 dist. Weights are used in a few > 66 / up distributors. 217 is the vacuum advance. Very interesting..
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6 months ago
John Smith
Hi guys, getting back to this late...my motor is a yn block, with correct 64 head 3819876. The blower fan is indeed a 64 mag one. I appreciate the convo about all of this. I haven’t pulled the diz..I actually may try to start it possibly. I have the 319 diz on the bench from the 65 spare motor. Thanks for all the input
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6 months ago
John Smith
steve c goodman Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Junkyard primer is your friend John. 1110370 is 66 > 110/pg with smog Thanks so much..seems I should check every part inside to be sure I suppose...thanks agin
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6 months ago
John Smith
Hi there forum.. I am looking at the diz in my 64 project car..the number on it seems to be 0370. Is that correct for a 110? I also have a spare diz with the 0319 number. Which would be a correct for a 64 110 diz? Thanks for any reply I understand a complete check of all internal diz parts would be needed as well. JS
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6 months ago
John Smith
Just a note to thank everyone for the input of ignition styles. It seems like the original distributors are still in use for the most part either in a points install, or used as a base for Pertronix, or Crane trigger plates for many as well. I noticed that Mallory is represented for a new distributor, as well as Seth’s Stinger being usable in different configurations. Edis is here as w
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6 months ago
John Smith
A great approach++++ It seems that a modern set of 8mm set of wires is a given choice. In my other world an ignition consisting of a magnetic crank trigger, a GM 4 pin module and an hei coil makes a good ignition. A good brass cap and rotor siting on a rotating shaft is all that’s left. However you do with whatever parts combos please keep spares handy.. This kind of talk is not
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6 months ago
John Smith
Great comments on this thread today. From my own perspective, what I choose to use is based upon what I have confidence in, being able to maintain the system with readily available spare parts on hand and in my possession should I choose to take a road trip. When things get more electronic and less mechanical, the risk of potential failure can go up imho. Hence...spare parts. And the skill
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6 months ago
John Smith
ROD Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > mallory unilite interesting...
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6 months ago
John Smith
JimBrandberg Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I purchased a supply of AC points, condensors > and rotors several years ago. Not sure how readily > available good points are these days, I guess I'll > find out this year sometime as my stock is running > low. I don't suppose they're $4 anymore. > CorvairRepair.com Now there is a man wi
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6 months ago
John Smith
JimBrandberg Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Like so many things these days, I wonder if > they're as good as they used to be. It seems like > so many things are made as good as they can to > begin with and then comes the slide into how can > we make it cheaper. Pertronix may be everything > they have been and more, I just don't know. I
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