<VV> Re: VirtualVairs digest, Tony dropped valve seat

J R Read_HML hmlinc@sbcglobal.net
Wed, 18 Aug 2004 00:31:01 -0500


After a seat fell out at (indicated) 80mph - probably about 70, I ended up
replacing the entire right bank.  The particles generated floated through
the manifold to the other 2 cylinders on that side.  It was NOT a pretty

Consider yourself VERY lucky to have the opportunity to fix it before it
destroys itself.

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Later, JR
'61 Rampside Standard 4/110
'65 Monza Convertible 4/140
'66 beater Coupe - icemobile 4/140

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Frank DuVal" <corvairduval@cox.net>
To: <virtualvairs@corvair.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 9:58 PM
Subject: <VV> Re: VirtualVairs digest, Tony dropped valve seat

> would continue drive it knowing the head needed to come off to fix it at
> some time, may as well get as much mileage  out of junk parts that I
> could.....

> Frank DuVal
> 64 Spyder Conv
> Would be group red if it was on jack stands