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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

Cowling caution

I ran into a gotcha on the cowl. We prefit the whole thing a while back with the rubber part of the baffles. When I tried to put it all bac…

Started by Fred John Thomas

2 Feb 25, 2019
Reply by Fred John Thomas

Dual cooler setup

Using anything other than the stock oil coolers requires workable, but what I consider to be a hokey setup of hoses to a remote oil cooler.…

Started by Ernest Christley

5 Jan 4, 2019
Reply by Ernest Christley

carbon buildup and valve wear

how many hours are we getting out there before pulling heads for carbon cleanup or hand lapping valves? i have 170hrs on 3litre and heads b…

Started by Roger E Barnes

2 Dec 21, 2018
Reply by Ernest Christley

Core for sale

I bought another engine, so the basket case of a 2700 that I had is up for sale.  Contact me if you're just getting started and want a big…

Started by Ernest Christley

0 Dec 21, 2018

Corvair College

Time for Corvair College this weekend!      Can't wait!    Off to Barnwell, SC!

Started by Kim R. Anderson

0 Nov 8, 2018

Cylinder Baffles Needed

Hi, When I purchased my core engine, it was complete except it did not have the cylinder baffles and mounting clips.  Does anyone know wher…

Started by Richard Kurlinski

4 Nov 3, 2018
Reply by David Banahan

Pulled Out Corvair Head Stud

Ever have that horrible sinking feeling in your stomach when you keep torquing a head stud and the torque never goes up? I have! I did a te…

Started by Mark Baenen

4 Oct 16, 2018
Reply by Mark Baenen

Oil seperator

I was wondering what everybody was doing with their oil water separator. Is everybody venting it out to the atmosphere or are you creating…

Started by mark Smart

1 Oct 4, 2018
Reply by Larry Zepp


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