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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

Current 5th Bearing shops

Hello All I only know of 3 current shops for the 5th bearing ...let me know if I'm missing anyone William Wynne/SPA Azalea Aviation and R…

Started by John Mazzolini

11 Mar 7
Reply by John Mazzolini

Cowling caution

I ran into a gotcha on the cowl. We prefit the whole thing a while back with the rubber part of the baffles. When I tried to put it all bac…

Started by Fred John Thomas

2 Feb 25
Reply by Fred John Thomas

Dual cooler setup

Using anything other than the stock oil coolers requires workable, but what I consider to be a hokey setup of hoses to a remote oil cooler.…

Started by Ernest Christley

5 Jan 4
Reply by Ernest Christley

engine mount

Hello All Happy New Year to all!! Are there any insights to the available engine mounts for the Corvair motor? does using a certain mfg…

Started by John Mazzolini

2 Jan 2
Reply by John Mazzolini

carbon buildup and valve wear

how many hours are we getting out there before pulling heads for carbon cleanup or hand lapping valves? i have 170hrs on 3litre and heads b…

Started by Roger E Barnes

2 Dec 21, 2018
Reply by Ernest Christley

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