<VV> Another Corvair Mystery

tony.. 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.
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