<VV> RM vs RB engine code

Marc Marcoulides hharpo at earthlink.net
Mon Nov 13 15:31:34 EST 2017

I have a complete factory 140 air cleaner housing powder coated in gloss black (got rid of the chrome top) but most of the time it is boxed up and my vair is wearing 4 K&N's

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>From: Bryan Blackwell via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
>Sent: Nov 13, 2017 11:14 AM
>To: Jim Simpson <simpson661 at gmail.com>
>Cc: "virtualvairs at corvair.org" <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
>Subject: Re: <VV> RM vs RB engine code
>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).
>> 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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