Corvair Engine Forum (37)

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New Zenith nosegear shock absorber system for Corvair engine only

I recently purchased the new Zenith rubber donut system and wanted to share a couple of observations. 1.  For those on the fence about the…

Started by David Banahan

3 Jul 30, 2019
Reply by David Banahan

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, 2019
Reply by Ernest Christley

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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
Reply by John Mazzolini


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