<VV> '66, 110 with powerglide

Harry Yarnell hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
Wed May 6 15:01:45 EDT 2009

Classic case of bad battery connections. There's enough contact for low 
current loads (dash/ instruments) to work, but the connection goes south 
when a heavy load (headlamps, starter) is called for. Take apart the battery 
terminals and wire brush/sand them.

Harry Yarnell
Perryman garage and orphanage
Perryman, MD
hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joe Reid" <vairguy314 at yahoo.com>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 06, 2009 9:50 AM
Subject: <VV> '66, 110 with powerglide

> My wifes '66 will not start sometimes, it has a 110 with the powerglide. 
> Sometimes when you turn the key nothing happens except the dash lights go 
> out, no click or anything. The battary is good, I just replaced the 
> starter and checked evrything I could thinik of. IF you let it se for a 
> while, sometime 5 min. sometime 2 hours, then it will start. Happens with 
> the eng cold and hot.
> I'm lost on this, does anyone have any ideas? .thank you in advance..Joe
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