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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

Low compression - valve adjustment?

Hi all, I have a 3000cc, 130hp Corvair in a 601xlb (bought, not built).  During my most recent condition inspection, my mechanic and I dis…

Started by Dale Walters

4 Aug 16, 2018
Reply by Dale Walters

Free Corvair Engine Parts - PARTS NO LONGER AVAILABLE

I attended a Corvair College a few years ago, and collected assorted engine parts for a while.  I am no longer interested in a Corvair conv…

Started by Tim Jones

1 Aug 7, 2018
Reply by Larry Nelson

Core engine inspection

Hello All  I am in the process of a 750 STOL build...I have picked up a Corvair complete motor with the correct numbers etc and tore it dow…

Started by John Mazzolini

4 Jul 24, 2018
Reply by John A. Minatelli

Sterba prop on corvair

I'm looking at props for the 2700 corvair I have the older 601hd with modified landing gear. Diameter is not a concern.  Is anyone else usi…

Started by Charles Miller

2 Jul 24, 2018
Reply by John A. Minatelli


Started by William A. Hungelmann

0 Jul 15, 2018

Thoughts on 5th bearing with non-nitrided crankshaft

I'm debating ordering the first Gen 5th bearing.  Is anyone or do you know of anyone flying with a 5th bearing on a standard non-nitrided c…

Started by Charles Miller

7 Jun 19, 2018
Reply by Charles Miller


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