<VV> tech questions

Charles Cromwell corvairguy2 at yahoo.com
Thu May 7 05:55:16 EDT 2009

Wire wheel caps can cause an out of balance condition.

----- Original Message ----
From: Bryan Blackwell <bryan at skiblack.com>
To: Bruce <brucea at wildblue.net>
Cc: virtualvairs at corvair.org
Sent: Wednesday, May 6, 2009 6:45:42 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> tech questions

Answers inline:

On May 6, 2009, at 9:31 AM, Bruce wrote:

>  Can anyone tell me the advantage , or function of a crossover pipe  
> used with dual exhaust?

A little better mid range, and lower tone.

>    And, should wire wheel hubcaps( orig. option 1963) affect wheel  
> balance ? wheels were dynamically balanced without the hub caps on..
>  Also is there any upgrade/ improvement / aftermarket product for  
> the rear ( and front)suspension on a 63 (vert)  thank you.

IMHO, good tires, good shocks and proper alignment are the big  
things.  The '64 rear suspension is arguably better, but the first  
items will go a long way.  Once the spring baseball season is over  
I'll get to play with the wagon and try some things out.

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