<VV> Oil Cooler Seals?

Harry Yarnell hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
Mon Mar 14 15:57:40 EST 2005

Could be cooler seals; could also be pinhole in the oil cooler itself. Seen
it a couple times.

Harry Yarnell
perryman garage and orphanage
perryman, MD
hyarnell1 at earthlink.net

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kent Duncan" <kent_duncan at yahoo.com>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Monday, March 14, 2005 2:55 PM
Subject: <VV> Oil Cooler Seals?

> Question first--unrelated details follow.
> I changed o-ring seals on my '66 Monza 110, but still
> have an oil leak that appears to be trickling down the
> left side of the head from the rear of the block above
> the #2 cylinder.  Is this likely a problem with the
> oil cooler seals?  Are there other possibilities I
> should consider?
> If oil cooler seals, is this a vender-only part, or
> something I can find locally (simple o-ring?) and get
> back on the road with, if only temporarily?
> Thanks for any info!
> Unrelated details for those with nothing better to
> read:
> I've been lurking around this list for probably a year
> now--you guys are such a great, great source of info
> *and* entertainment!  Got re-interested in 'vairs when
> my mother decided to do *something* with the '68 Monza
> that'd been parked behind her house for nearly 20
> years (one my grandmother bought new).  I trailered it
> home, promising to look it over for her (it fired
> right up after points, battery, fresh gas--but needs
> mechanical updating and total interior/body
> restoration)...and while it sat in my driveway, I got
> to reminiscing about how fun it was to drive that
> thing in college.  So I bought a daily driver for
> myself last fall.  Joined Corsa in December...got a
> good start on my Corvair library in the form of
> Christmas and birthday gifts...and I'm having the time
> of my life piddling with these things again.  Now if I
> can just find that oil leak...
> Kent Duncan
> 1966 Monza 110 4-speed
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