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Welcome to the Corvair Engine Forum!

Welcome to the Corvair Engine Forum!  We invite our members with Corvair engines, and those interested in Corvair engines, to post their qu…

Started by John AustinLatest Reply

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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

24 Jun 28
Reply by Tim Crumley

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

2 Jun 12
Reply by Ernest Christley

Spark plug gap

Using Denso plugs and having trouble finding documentation for plug gap.  I think it is .016.  Verification appreciated.

Started by David Banahan

4 May 24
Reply by John A. Minatelli

Carburetor Choices - Go With The TRIED & TRUE

I built my Corvair to WW specs but thought that an alternative carb was an attractive option. I test ran and flew with a Sonex Aeroinjector…

Started by Mark Baenen

4 May 24
Reply by John A. Minatelli

Engine Serial # location?

Please save me a trip to the airport (17℉) way to chilly for me.  Where on the 1966 Corvair engine is the serial number located? Thanks

Started by David Banahan

9 Apr 16
Reply by Ian Robb

Cleaning Tips & Tricks - from the "School of Hard Knocks"

I probably have tried just about every cleaning trick known to man and I think that I have come to "as good as it gets". When cleaning a 60…

Started by Mark Baenen

5 Apr 10
Reply by Russell Johnson

Flange for Marvel Schebler MA-3SPA

If you are using the above carb you will need a flange to attach the SCAT hose to the air intake.  A poster in the general discussion group…

Started by David Banahan

3 Apr 8
Reply by Russell Johnson

Timing total advance

I see that WW's latest recommendation is for 26 degrees total advance.  On my distributor the numbers are  600-16-2600.  I believe that I w…

Started by David Banahan

4 Apr 4
Reply by Charles Miller

750 Cruzer powered by Corvair?

Unless I am mistaken I do not see any references to the Cruzer powered by a Corvair engine. Is this combination not compatible?  Possibly n…

Started by Alan Wilson

7 Apr 1
Reply by David Banahan

Fuel filters

In the Corvair world what have others used for fuel filters?  I'm approaching inspection and first flight and plan to use a Summit Racing 4…

Started by David Banahan

3 Mar 18
Reply by Bob Pustell

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