<VV> Crunch time, West Virginia Edition, Update
Rick & Janet Norris
rickjanet at charter.net
Mon Jul 17 21:31:57 EDT 2006
Just finished breaking in the cam on the S/A/T Project car. The damn thing
fired right up and ran on the first hit! This was a major hurdle for me. Now
I can load the drivetrain tomorrow, then bleed the brakes, wire it up, etc.
The neighbors all think I'm a little nuts. Several have never seen an engine
running out of a car. It fastinates them. Plus they never saw a Corvair
Mostly I keep the shop door closed when it's this hot (95) and humid so the
AC will keep it cool but I have to roll the engine out in the driveway on my
ATV lift to run it. I did however spare them the noise of open headers as I
installed a stock 140 exhaust system. I am anxious to hear it with open
pipes though. It's been many a year since I last built a Corvair engine with
There is light at the end of the tunnel and it's not a train....
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