Corvair Engine Forum (45)

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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
Reply by Mark Gregory

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

7 Oct 29
Reply by Gerard Schlundt

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
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
Reply by Gary Ray

3.0L Corvair Crankshaft, Gen 1 5th Bearing, No Housing For sale

I purchased a Zenith 601XLB that had a prop strike. I sent the engine to William Wynne for a thorough going over. He tore it down and to sa…

Started by Cliff Mattson

0 Oct 2

New to me Corvair engine

Hi All, So I have been given a hand me down CH650 wings and tail kit. Everything looks good then I happen to come across a Corvair engine…

Started by Mark Gregory

9 Aug 31
Reply by Mark Gregory

Low rpm's

Hi all, I have a 3.3L Corvair in my 601, with a 66" Warp Drive prop set to 9.5 degrees, seeing ~2620 rpm at WOT. I previously had a dual-p…

Started by Dale Walters

19 Jul 20
Reply by Ian Robb

Bent push rod.

Took a 25 minute flight from KJNX to KTTA to show a good friend that I had a well running airplane.   Everything was running perfect, and I…

Started by Ernest Christley

24 Jul 19
Reply by Ernest Christley

Dual Throttle Control

Does anyone have dual throttle controls with their Corvair.  I am using a MA-3 carb, and a center stick.  I plan to have a throttle control…

Started by Joe Pringle

5 Jul 9
Reply by David A. Muse

Torque values for engine mount

Hi all, Does anybody know the suggested torque values for the bolts that hold the engine to the mount? Thanks Dale Walters N601DR

Started by Dale Walters

2 Jun 13
Reply by Dale Walters

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