<VV> lower shroud question

Shaun shaun_mcgarvey at shaw.ca
Fri Oct 14 23:07:09 EDT 2005

Instead of fighting with the "Jesus" clip on the damper door rod, I just
pull the pivot pin and remove the shroud, door and rod as an assembly.

yea, Vairily ... Shaun

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dan & Synde" <dsjkling at sbcglobal.net>
To: <MONZA63MO at peoplepc.com>
Cc: "Virtual Vairs Submission" <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Friday, October 14, 2005 7:43 PM
Subject: RE: <VV> lower shroud question

> Hi Art,
> As someone already posted, the tab that holds the pin in has probably
> off.  You could retain the pin by either drilling a small hole crosswise
> through the end opposite the head and install a cotter pin or you could
> a groove and install an e-clip.
> Installing and adjusting the damper door thermostat rod can be fun too
> that time comes.  A trick I learned  was to cut the retaining clip that
> holds the rod to the damper door.  What I do is cut the holes on the clip
> half so that the clip can be install with the rod already attached to the
> door.  That way, you're not trying to install the clip while trying to
> on, line up and install the rod in the damper door.  Did that make sense?
> Dan Kling
> 1961 Greenbrier Deluxe, 4spd, 3.89  On the Road Again,  yeehaw :)
> 1963 Spyder, restored   4spd Saginaw
> 1967 Ultravan #299  Newest of the herd!! Almost killed me already!!
> http://photos.yahoo.com/duchesskyra
> A few pictures of the Greenbrier, more to come!
> <snip>
> <What I can't figure out is how the pivot pins stay in place.  There's
> nothing to keep them <secure.  Can someone please explain to me how to
> properly put the lower shrouds back on and <keep the dampers in place?
> <snip>
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