<VV> fan mount bolts...

John Sweet jasvair at certainty.net
Thu Jun 21 08:45:32 EDT 2012

If your engine has the original GM bolts I suggest that you replace them 
with the anti-shake bolts that the Corvair vendors sell.  Every engine I 
buid I put the new bolts on them and no leaks.
John Sweet
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cash Case" <cash.case at sbcglobal.net>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2012 6:51 AM
Subject: <VV> fan mount bolts...

>I noticed that my car kept leaking oil and I couldn't find where.  Then
> I heard an ominous chirp and thought... there goes the fan bearing.  I
> took everything apart down to the engine top.  The bolt that hold that
> piece on, I think about 12 or 16 of them, were all loose.  I have no
> idea how many years those have been loose.
> Turns out that the fan bearing feels fine, but the alternator shaft
> slides in and out about an eighth of an inch.  I think the alternator is
> my problem, but since I have a new engine top with a new bearing
> anyway... and I'm there already... it's going on.
> Can anyone tell me the torque specs for the engine top bolts?  I've got
> a book, but it's still packed in a box from the move... and I couldn't
> tell you where the box was if my life depended on it.
> -Thanks in advance-
> -Cash Case
> 1 always under repair '65 140.
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