got it painted, the firing order corrected new, plugs, cap rotor points dwell adjusted, fresh oil new oil filter, freshend up and greased starter, and painted the tin, this is the product, still have to sort out the carbs but it runs! need to rebuild the other carb and turbo and Exhaust then their going on it but thatll be a while
Setting the idle in a Corvair!
setting the idle in this engine, a 110 HP with a 270 Isky cam...normally, I
set the idle at around 6 to 700 RPM; when the chokes kick in, I set it to
around 1100 RPM. It might vary depending on the size of the cam you are
using, and personal preference. With this engine, I am running a dual Exhaust system, the RPM is a little
lower so I can hear the rumble. For more info, don' t forget to refer to
your shop manual, or give me a holler, I will be glad to help you out to
get your ride going.
Chevy Corvair Convertible, 140 HP "Monza" 1966.... With Last Chance Auto Restore.com
This video is a "walk a round" on a recent purchase by Last Chance Auto
John Nizman, of Last Chance Auto Restore.com talks about the condition of
this "barn find", and discusses some of the features of this rare 1966
Chevrolet Corvair Convertible "Monza Edition" with the upgraded 140 HP
This project car can be purchased from Last Chance Auto Restore.com and
you can hire them to restore the Corvair to your specifications.....It's
like ordering a new 1966 Corvair ....and they will build it for you!
UNSAFE AT ANY SPEED?
A couple of interviews with Corvair owners at the South 71 Cruiser's Cruise
Night event this month. Lots of other cars there, but the Corvairs seemed
like an interesting topic to record.
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for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching,
scholarship, and research.
Mid-Engine Crown Corvair: Porsche Cayman Fighter - /BIG MUSCLE
• Chuck Rust
Wouldn't it have been great if the United States had one truly great
mid-engine sports car? I mean yes, there was the Ford GT40, Ford GT and of
course the Pontiac Fiero (that sucked though), but just imagine if American
manufacturers really had their act together and created something awesome.
Chuck Rust, the owner of this 1965 Corvair Crown V8, knew that the little
Chevy had great potential and that with A LOT of work (and some ingenuity),
it could be turn into something outstanding. This car is about fun,
performance and proving people wrong. It sounds outstanding, has some of
the best lines out there, and thanks to a little funky paint and graphic
work from its' owner, has a presence that few cars can match. One of the
most well balanced performers we've ever driven, this Corvair Crown had us
grinning from ear to ear from the first moment we turned the key.
Corvair Engine for EFI Testing
This is a motor/Dff/Trans I picked up in GA this weekend for EFI testing.
A couple of carbs later and a little tickering, its running fine. I have
since adjusted the valves and its running fine. I will not convert this to
EFI and make it my test stand to test all components before ship
Corvair 64 110 HP, slightly tricked out with oversized pistons !
Just got done with another engine rebuild here in the shop at Rafee
Corvair. What I did for this 64 110 HP, I can do for your Vair: it is
slightly modified with a 260 Isky cam, oversized forged pistons, re-jetted
carburetors for better performance. If you need some help with your
project, would it be rebuilding services or parts, don't forget to check me
out, I can hook you up with the deals. Peace out !
Chevrolet Corvair mystery, guess it!
There it is, for those experts: see if you can figure out the problem: what
is the cause of the sound you hear in this engine??? To be honest, it took
me a little while to find the problem, that was tough.....but it is now
fixed. Whooo-hoooo!!! If you are experiencing any mechanical problems with
your Corvair, don't hesitate to Rafee a holler at 918-753-2486. Keep them
rolling, peace out! www.rafeecorvair.com
1962 Corvair Greenbrier, We go for a ride!
While visiting Pioneer Conversions in Lemont, Illinois it was brought to my
attention that one of the principals there owned a 1962 Corvair Greebrier
van. Yes,, we went for a ride!