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4 years ago
mattlockwood
Looking for a parts manual...something that lists every nut and bolt and part by size and part number. Would be helpful in collecting the right hardware... Not sure if it exists for a corvair or not... Thanks! Matt
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
> in fact the distributor can be in the > other room and the piston will still reach TDC > when the crankshaft is at "0" Best answer ever! 👏👏👏
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
I'll do a build thread for sure...since my bus already has a brand new 1600 VW motor, I'm thinking I'll be doing along these same lines you mentioned ------------------------------------------------------- > yeah, it depends on luck, availability, > priorities, and expected build time/build > sequence. > If a swap/conversion may take a long time, it > makes sen
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
Love the EFI suggestion!
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
Thank you for that. I am looking forward to it. steve c goodman Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > A 70 type 2 is easy. It has IRS so no frame horns > and 12V started in 1967. The conversion has been > done many times with success and actually is > fairly easy. Your choice of PG leaves out > shift/clutch linkage engineering too. Have you
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
Location is Kansas City area. I've reached out to a couple local Corvair club members, so that's a start. I'm firm on my decision to stick with my VW bus (1970) and my desire for a Corvair motor. There are actually a few "better" options, like a bigger VW motor and Subaru options. For reasons I can't explain, I feel it has to be a 110 motor with a PG
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
Thanks for that advice- it clarifies it for me. Will be posting plenty of questions during the process
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
Looking to put a 110 hp w/a powerglide in my VW bus.. I have about 3 short blocks in pieces Looking for a fully assembled motor not seized that I could quickly get running but.... Wondering if I should just rebuild from what I have, with new pistons, rings , valves etc from clarks. Would still need to hunt down a lot of top end pieces (fan, shroud, etc) Would love some advice- never
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
CREATIONBLUE Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi > > New member here, and the new owner of this engine. > I bought it from Mike recently and it now has a > new home in my bay window. I had to make up an > engine support bar (forgive my welding skills, it > was my 1st attempt) as the split van uses a mount > on the gearbox and the e
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
Oh no! 😀 I plan on using the powerglide I've got so no adapter needed! Mel Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I did have a Corvair to VW adapter plate, couldn't > give it away went for aluminium scrap
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
Thank you Vern. I sent you a pm and please consider me very interested when you get a chance to look for the parts. Thanks again, Matt Vern in Bend Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > forsale > > > > I wasn't able to search through all of the 'stuff' > until now, and I've located all of my of Transvair > par
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
Spyderman64 Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Have you tried placing an ad on thesamba.com? Been looking on samba. Nothing much there for transvair stuff, unfortunately.
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
CREATIONBLUE Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I made my engine support bar from some box section > using the og VW engine mounts That's my plan if I can't find the mount. Mostly looking for the adapters . Do you have pix of your conversion?
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
Clarifying: it's a 1970 Bus, so it uses a tranny with IRS axles. Clerks still has the axle adapters, just need tranny mount and engine support bar
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
I should clarify: parts that would work for an IRS transaxle. Thank you
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4 years ago
mattlockwood
Hello Corvair people: on the hunt for parts to mount a 110hp and powerglide in my VW bus. If anyone is aware of any Hadley transvair or other parts for this conversion, please let me know. Thank you
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