Corvair Engine Forum (61)

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anyone flying with a 2850

Hello All I was wondering which size Corvair most are currently flying with or planning on Most seem to be going 3.0 and larger. It's tha…

Started by John Mazzolini

4 Apr 6, 2021
Reply by Ernest Christley

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

8 Dec 30, 2020
Reply by Peter Eiberger

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, 2020
Reply by Mark Gregory

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, 2020
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, 2020
Reply by Gary Ray

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, 2020
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, 2020
Reply by Ian Robb

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, 2020
Reply by Dale Walters

engine mount

Hello All Happy New Year to all!! Are there any insights to the available engine mounts for the Corvair motor? does using a certain mfg…

Started by John Mazzolini

3 May 14, 2020
Reply by Mark Cartwright

WTB Corvair Mount for a 601/650

I am looking for a Corvair Mount to finish my CH650b. I have one on order with WW. I know he is a very busy man to the lead time might be a…

Started by Mark W

6 Apr 16, 2020
Reply by Jonathan Fay


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