Corvair Engine Forum (49)

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Cold Weather Baffles/Opertion

Hello all.. Anyone have pictures or sketches of baffles for the bug eye openings in the cowl or one used on the oil cooler? My 3.0L Corvair…

Started by Cliff Mattson

8 Jan 9

marvel schebler 10-4894-1

Any one having with trouble with a marvel schebler 10-4894-1 carburetor with one piece venturi & atomiser nozzle running lean. Checked…

Started by Eugene Pilipanko

1 Dec 3, 2021
Reply by Bob Pustell

Scary climb performance at max gross weight

I have had a great time working through my 40 hr Phase 1 testing. The performance of my Zenith CH750 STOL / Corvair 2.7 l is OK - not spect…

Started by Mark Baenen

26 Oct 2, 2021
Reply by Nico Pereira

Fuel Lines for Corvair

Hello All I'm looking for some photos of how Corvair engine Zeniths..specifically the 750 STOL ran their fuel lines in the cabin  Thanks…

Started by John Mazzolini

2 Jul 14, 2021
Reply by John Mazzolini

Pitch settings and cruise speed

Hi all, I'm wondering what others are using for your prop pitch and what cruise speeds/climb rates you're seeing. I have a 120hp Corvair…

Started by Dale Walters

13 Apr 26, 2021
Reply by Dale Walters

anyone flying with a 2850

Hello All I was wondering which size Corvair most are currently flying with or planning on Most seem to be going 3.0 and larger. It's tha…

Started by John Mazzolini

4 Apr 6, 2021
Reply by Ernest Christley

October, 2020 - Finding cores

I have been diligently searching craigslist and other sources to find an engine --- parts may be available but rusted out dead corvairs or…

Started by Gerard Schlundt

8 Dec 30, 2020
Reply by Peter Eiberger

New to me Corvair engine, need advice on 5th bearing and intake

Hi All, I am in the planning stage for this CH 650 motor and researching the order I should perform the conversion. I have already talked t…

Started by Mark Gregory

6 Nov 13, 2020
Reply by Mark Gregory

Optimal Oil cooler location

  Where have yall placed your oil cooler? is it optimal or do you wish you placed it somewhere different?

Started by David J Tillema

3 Oct 4, 2020
Reply by Gary Ray

fuel pressure

I have a Zenith 601xl with 2700 corvair that I am getting ready to start phase 1. When doing ground runs the fuel pressure fluctuations &am…

Started by Eugene Pilipanko

8 Oct 4, 2020
Reply by Gary Ray


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