<VV> Another Corvair Mystery
tony.underwood at cox.net
Tue Apr 6 14:42:15 EDT 2021
On 4/6/2021 10:23 AM, Juno Mail via VirtualVairs wrote:
> It is a 145 in.³ engine recently rebuilt with less than 100 miles on
> it.,Two newly rebuilt carburetors from our carb guy in Florida. It's
> in a 1961 Greenbrier. Although it starts easily and will rev with no
> problem, if idle speed is anything below 1300 the engine dies. Cam
> timing has been checked and is right on and so is ignition timing. A
> total of six different carburetors have been tried all with the same
> result. The only thing that has not been replaced is the distributor.
> The points plate is in good shape. Is it possible that it could be a
> distributor problem? Is it possible that the springs although they
> look good are in fact week and the thing goes into a death spiral? Any
> suggestions would be very welcome.
Do you have a vacuum gauge? Check intake vacuum and look for vacuum leaks.
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