<VV> Reliability, etc. of a turbo; was: Corvair Classic

Ramon Rodriguez III corvairgrymm at gmail.com
Fri Sep 27 18:06:59 EDT 2013

That's not too far off from what I had thought about saying.  I think that
most people will enjoy the N/A cars more than the turbo's and have less to
worry about.  On the other hand if you want a turbo buy one, as long as you
are aware of the performance characteristics and increased propensity to

Ray R.

On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 4:10 PM, Bryan Blackwell <bryan at skiblack.com> wrote:

> I've not had one, but that sure sounds like an overstatement.  However,
> they need to be really right to be fun to drive so everything I've heard
> suggests that most owners new to Corvairs are best off with a 2 carb
> variety.  Just like in the '60s.
> --Bryan
> On Sep 27, 2013, at 10:50 AM, wrsssatty at aol.com wrote:
> > <Many owners suggested I avoid buying a turbo. (The Corvair was one of
> the first  mainstream production cars to offer a blower.) As one put it,
> “That thing will  run great once, and then you spend the entire summer
> trying to get it to run  like that again.” >
> >
> > I've never owned a turbo.  What's the general consensus out there?  Was
> the advice given the author of the article correct?
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