<VV> Removing Piston

Bryan Blackwell bryan at skiblack.com
Wed Sep 2 10:54:02 EDT 2009

It's not really possible at all unless the engine was built with  
floating piston pins, rare in the Corvair world.  The normal way is to  
remove the rod, piston, and barrel as an assembly, r&r the piston and  
barrel, then slide the whole thing back in.


On Sep 2, 2009, at 1:39 AM, Jim wrote:

> I have a cracked piston, on my '64 Turbo, as a result of a dropped  
> valve seat.  How hard is it to replace
> the piston without removing the rod?

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