<VV> RM vs RB engine code

Jim Simpson simpson661 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 15:17:47 EST 2017

Now I'm going to have to go back into the "Stock Is" series and check the
chrome air cleaner top.  You're probably right about all 140s having a
chrome top.  I only have a turbo, so little experience with the other.  I
do recall though that there were a number of black painted air cleaners
that were chrome underneath.

Jim Simpson
Group Corvair

On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 2:14 PM, Bryan Blackwell <bryan at skiblack.com> wrote:

> Hi Jim,
> I'm pretty sure all 140s got the chrome lid.  Since the engines were
> shipped as complete units and installed, the differences in the codes
> relate to what's different to install the two - they are mechanically the
> same inside.  So it should just be the two gauge hookups (vac/press and
> head temp).
> --Bryan
> > On Nov 13, 2017, at 12:57 PM, Jim Simpson via VirtualVairs <
> virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
> >
> > Thanks.  That's what I pretty much expected.  (I assume the Corsa also
> had
> > a chrome air cleaner lid.)
> >
> > The RM engine was swapped into a Corsa ~35 years ago.  The car has been
> > sitting in a garage for 27 of those years and the daughter of the now
> > deceased owner wants to sell the car but has no clues about Corvairs.
> > Given that the manifold pressure gauge line isn't hooked up, I suspect
> that
> > the thermistor and wiring wasn't swapped into the RM engine either.

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