Corvair Engine Forum (69)

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intake pipe

can someone give me a measurement from the top of the intake log to the center of the intake pipe for cowl clearance

Started by Buddy

0 May 18, 2023

Pitch settings and cruise speed

Hi all, I'm wondering what others are using for your prop pitch and what cruise speeds/climb rates you're seeing. I have a 120hp Corvair…

Started by Dale Walters

19 May 17, 2023
Reply by Peter Eiberger

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

14 May 13, 2023
Reply by Dale Walters


I waited for 10 months for my intake and exhaust and this is the exhaust that I received from the "Quitman, GA-based Corvair" company. Stil…

Started by Stephen M. Eastham

4 Apr 2, 2023
Reply by Stephen M. Eastham

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

29 Feb 23, 2023

750 STOL CG with Corvair engine

Wondering what center of gravity people with Corvair engines in their 750 STOL are seeing. When my plane got its AWC, at 841 lb, CG was at…

Started by Bruce Atherton

1 Feb 21, 2023
Reply by charlie rosenzweig

SOLVED - Voltage regulator for Spyder 120 HP

SOLVED. The B&C 14V, 30A can be made to accommodate this alternator for OV protection and notification. -------------- Is anyone using…

Started by Stephen M. Eastham

3 Feb 4, 2023
Reply by Eric Tingey

Erratic Tach Reading at Low RPM

I am using a GRT engine info system (EIS) and the WW FlyCorvair inductive tach pickup getting a signal from bolts on the flywheel. Initiall…

Started by Peter Eiberger

0 Dec 28, 2022

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

9 Dec 5, 2022
Reply by Bob Pustell

Core Crankshafts Grinding on Webs

Hi All I am about to start my engine build.  The core crankshaft I have has grinding on some of the webs.  Is that normal? Don't want to…

Started by Bradford Drown

0 Oct 24, 2022


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