<VV> 102 Update - Bad Flywheel?

Harry Yarnell hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
Sat Nov 17 20:45:40 EST 2007

The tip-off to a bad flywheel, is to depress the clutch at idle, and if the 
noise goes away, it's the flywheel. if not, well....

harry yarnell
perryman garage and orphanage
hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Blaine Sanders" <utvairs at yahoo.com>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Saturday, November 17, 2007 7:18 PM
Subject: <VV> 102 Update - Bad Flywheel?

>I think I have a bad flywheel.  At idle, I can hear a loud clattering sound 
>coming from the area, and the whole car shakes like it's about to come 
>apart at the seams.  Could it be anything besides the flywheel?
> Good news is, I got the resurrected 102 running nice and smooth today.  I 
> used some
> super-duper engine clean that I bought from NAPA.  Idled it for 10
> minutes as the instructions said.  By the time I was done, my
> clattering lifters had all quieted down, and the smoke from the road
> draft tube is all but gone.  I have excellent, even compression in all
> cylinders, so I'm assuming the junk got my rings unstuck as well.
> Blaine
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