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11 years ago
corventure Dave
Was thinking bout cha when at Palm Springs my friend! I'm glad you got to run but sorry for the problem. I think you should have cranked yo that Bar Car and made a run with it! Keep up the effort and looking forward to hearing your progress for the run for Bonneville. Oh.... Dave said your needed pedal pads... I got some I will send you. PM me your address and they are yours. Corventur
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
A little bit for me is about a drop that will fit on a pin head! I have the same small can of anti-seize that I bought over 30 years ago. Only a tiny film is needed on threads. The big bonus is many years later when a fastener comes out like it went in... and thank you! Also as for the spark plug threads... after almost 50 years, there is a dern good chance that some monkey over-tightened them a
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
I have two NOS ones with bushings for 64-69. Drop me a PM if interested. Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
About time I chimed in here... Just also returned from Palm Springs event this past Sunday. My Greenbrier went just great. Nothing like Lon's 2000+ adventure. I live 180 miles from PS. Buttt the Greenbrier Single family Home, or "Valveeta" as I call it... was quite loaded with parts and camping supplies. I measured the body at over 2" lower than empty. The fresh rebuilt engine
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
My 2005 Goldwing has a remarkably similar engine to a Corvair. In fact I think it is what a Corvair engine could have one day evolved to be, butt with today with overhead cams, fuel injection and water cooling. Vary close in size, bore and stroke. So I'm still driving an opposed 6..... even when on a motorcycle! And after all that.... I could have built one of my own?!?!? Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
AY Lon, Always great to see you and Linda. Really glad you were both there and thanks for playing along at the banquet. Boy have we gone back a lot of years.... I remember your mimeographed catalog at the 1976 Mini convention in Santa Maria. Do you still have a copy? I may have one buried in my "stuff" drower. Glad your trip home was safe, dear friends. Dave Palmer
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
Those are in nice shape Tom! When I had my 65 sedan... mine were cracked but in one piece. I covered them in vinyl and they looked great. Just an idea for less than perfect pillar plastic's. Hard to find good ones. Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
Makes me think of the early-mid 70's Monza Spyder.... what a hunk of.......... The Monza had body roll like a scateboard... Chevy added stickers and caled it a Spyder. Then eht Mustang II advertised having Road hugging weight... Oil embargo... dropped that line. Swing and a miss..! Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
I think it would look nice as is.... displayed in ones living room! Have the rear half hanging from the ceiling in the basement! Not me. Not me! Har Har
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
I go with as stated above by Dave Motohead... also warn spider gears in diff make a noise when in turns, buttt that's usually more of a click than a thump. I go with u-joint or axil yoke warn at u-joint cups. Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
Dave.... Nice hat! Good video's Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
There is a 1963 Brier parked here locally. Just sitting in a lot. I talked to the owner. He had removed the front grill so it wouldn't get stolen. I told him the rear plastic fake reflectors that are in good to fair shape are worth a lot more than that grille and he should remove them! It's been 8 months now and... the plastic reflectors are still on the rear doors! No..... I'm not
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
The Greenbrier Single Family Home... or more fondly refered to as Valveeta.. is all loaded, "LOADED" and ready to hit the road early Friday morning. It's just a 3 hour drive for me buttt Valveeta the Brier is again up to the annual trip. The park will be my home for 2 nights instead of a hotel. Have not done it this way in a lot of years. Should be funnn! Drop by and chack out the
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
Mr. gasket makes them, buttt I think only for V8's! Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
Now I have to admit... that's one tough valve "seat". How many have we seen that broke in half... at least! Goes to show.... "Drive it baby,keep drivin it"! Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
The only worry I have with good running origional engines is,,,, with so many years of possible abuse, who is to say the past owner did not run low octane gas like back in the early 1970's embargo and pinged the engine to near death, just to save a dollar or two. Or what about running without a fanbelt for just short of a terminal peroid. Good running used engines scare me. I guess this is
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
Here goes... the V8 spin on filters I use: All are applications of and cross with the Fram PH8A, Carquest 85515, Purolater L30001, Wix 51515, Ac PFL1A. I use the Carquest due to its convenience to pick up from home. Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
Whwn I get back into town I will find and post the numbers-brands. Sorry... on the road till next week! Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
I remember when premium was available up to 104 octane!!! And regular was about what premium is today. Back then no alcohol but you could buy "White gas" that was lead free! OH ya... that was the 1960's!!! Foot note.... Cheepo gas station..."Freddy Fast gas" in Lompoc Calif, back in 1964 was 29 cents a gallon! Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
Another trick is to use the sealant as mentioned above and also add 4 more screws to hold the panel in place. The 4 origionl screws allow the plastic to buckel enough to have leaks. I simply painted the extra screws sh they could not be seen through the grille. Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
I wonder if thats the same one I saw in Denver 30 years ago at the CORSA convention there. That was white also but no color stripe. Actually was quite interesting with a center console that was the body support for having no roof! I remember the work was fairly good, buttt when it came to the top boot snap strip, they just crudly bent a late convt. strip and that, to me, made the entire job look
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
Come on guy's.... it's obviously one of those "rare" Corsair, Spider's that came with 6 cylinders unlike our run of the mill 4 cyl Corvairs! Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
I like using the 90-degree adapter anywho, because then I can use the larger V8 filter and increase the oil capacity to an even 5 quarts! Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
Killer price. I had to sell my Rotary because the building I had it in for 10+ years got renovated into a house! No room at home for a 2-post lift so I sold it for $1200. The Rotary lift is a high quality unit. It can be moved by two guys and a pickup truck. I really miss my 2-post, however last year I bought one of Boytcho's EZ-Car Lifts. It may only raise the vehicle 26-28 inches, but it
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
With our FC's we have made brackets to hang the heater box and fan assembly. This removes the heater box from the bed cover and makes any work in this area from the top a snap! Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
The front drivers door and passengers door latch asemblies are hard to find for rebuilding. Boytcho Manev... who designed and sells the EZ Car Lift, made up the special springs for these FC door latches. He sold them all to Clarks. I have been refurbishing these latches in limited quantities for years. So they can be if effect rebuilt... Buttt... it is hard to find cores and most people who asked
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
64 + 65 FC rear door hinges have built in detents, so they won't hit the corners of the fenders when opened all the way. Not a crude palte welded on like earlier FC's. Also no rubber bumpers there to prevent the same. 64 + 65 FC's use the same turn signal switch assembly as 65-66 cars. Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
The 3 speed was standard. Powerglide and 4spd was an option. Cool to see a Monza with the 3spd. I would keep it that way. Another tell tail that it's a 3spd is the black shifter and nob. Cool. Corventure Dave
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
That's a Dale Flywheel. Be sure it is balanced to the Pressure plate. Can't say about the disc. Parts looks good. As for the top cover bolt.... isn't it fun to see what people have done over the past 50 years??? I have seen two heads from two different engines with the "spare" key lodged in them. Ok... so keeping a spare key in the air cleaner used to be the thing to do.
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11 years ago
corventure Dave
Yep..... 64 on had balancers. The 95hp did not in 64 but I have seen so many 65-69 with 95hp and balancers... I dont know about the lates. have to ask the Stock group. I always ran one. Hard to tell by your photo, but the early lower engine mount for 1964 is offset rearward to allow clearance for the thicker balancer vs the pulley like you have. However I have seen balancers squeezed in the with
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