<VV> New Oil Leak

Ron ronh at owt.com
Mon Jun 18 01:23:34 EDT 2012

I think the problem is solved as I found that the front lower valve cover 
clamp was loose because the threads in the block failed.  So, it's Helicoil 
time after removing the muffler, heat shield and valve cover.  Tomorrow's 
another day.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ron" <ronh at owt.com>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Sunday, June 17, 2012 2:08 PM
Subject: <VV> New Oil Leak

>A new leak has sprung on my '62 wagon and just before I was going to put it
> in our Cool Desert Nights weekend show!  Anyway, I haven't worked on it 
> yet
> but am looking for some advice on where to start.
> It appears do be on the right side with a relatively rapid drip coming 
> from
> various places on the right lower shroud.  The oil filter area on the left
> is dry.  It's also dry on top around the right carburetor and everywhere
> else on top.  Does anyone have any ideas on what the more likely suspects
> are and I fervently hope that one of them isn't the forward crank seal. 
> So
> what's left, pushrods and ?  Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> RonH
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