Corvair Engine Forum (31)

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Pulled Out Corvair Head Stud

Ever have that horrible sinking feeling in your stomach when you keep torquing a head stud and the torque never goes up? I have! I did a te…

Started by Mark Baenen

4 Oct 16, 2018
Reply by Mark Baenen

Oil seperator

I was wondering what everybody was doing with their oil water separator. Is everybody venting it out to the atmosphere or are you creating…

Started by mark Smart

1 Oct 4, 2018
Reply by Larry Zepp

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 Austin

9 Aug 17, 2018
Reply by David J Tillema

Low compression - valve adjustment?

Hi all, I have a 3000cc, 130hp Corvair in a 601xlb (bought, not built).  During my most recent condition inspection, my mechanic and I dis…

Started by Dale Walters

4 Aug 16, 2018
Reply by Dale Walters

Free Corvair Engine Parts - PARTS NO LONGER AVAILABLE

I attended a Corvair College a few years ago, and collected assorted engine parts for a while.  I am no longer interested in a Corvair conv…

Started by Tim Jones

1 Aug 7, 2018
Reply by Larry Nelson

Core engine inspection

Hello All  I am in the process of a 750 STOL build...I have picked up a Corvair complete motor with the correct numbers etc and tore it dow…

Started by John Mazzolini

4 Jul 24, 2018
Reply by John A. Minatelli

Sterba prop on corvair

I'm looking at props for the 2700 corvair I have the older 601hd with modified landing gear. Diameter is not a concern.  Is anyone else usi…

Started by Charles Miller

2 Jul 24, 2018
Reply by John A. Minatelli

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Started by William A. Hungelmann

0 Jul 15, 2018

Thoughts on 5th bearing with non-nitrided crankshaft

I'm debating ordering the first Gen 5th bearing.  Is anyone or do you know of anyone flying with a 5th bearing on a standard non-nitrided c…

Started by Charles Miller

7 Jun 19, 2018
Reply by Charles Miller

Throttle and Mixture cable placement and orientation

Would anybody be able to share pictures of how you routed your mixture and throttle cables?  I am installing a Marvel Schebler ma3 spa carb…

Started by Joe Pringle

2 May 29, 2018
Reply by Joe Pringle

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