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Corvair and Engine Mount.jpg
Corvair and Engine Mount.jpg
Corvair Being Positioned.jpg
Corvair Being Positioned.jpg
Corvair Mounted Angle View.jpg
Corvair Mounted Angle View.jpg
Corvair Mounted Front View.jpg
Corvair Mounted Front View.jpg
CorvairThrustLine.jpg
With the engine on urethane bushings, it is less than 1 inch above the standard Dragonfly plans thrust line (marked with X on firewall)
CorvairTrialFit.jpg
As you can see, getting a carb and airbox to fit under the engine is going to be a chore, due to the Dragonfly's TINY firewall!
CorvairTrialFit2.jpg
CorvairTrialFit2.jpg
CorvairTrialFitTop.jpg
Engine mount with block mocked up to measure dimensions
DFWithCorvairBlockLH.jpg
DFWithCorvairBlockLH.jpg
DFWithCorvairBlockRH.jpg
DFWithCorvairBlockRH.jpg
Firewall Bracket LH with Shoulder.jpg
Firewall Bracket LH with Shoulder.jpg
Firewall Bracket RH Top.jpg
Firewall Bracket RH Top.jpg
Firewall space behind engine LH.jpg
Firewall space behind engine LH.jpg
Firewall space behind engine RH.jpg
Firewall space behind engine RH.jpg
Firewall.jpg
Firewall.jpg
FirewallHeight.jpg
FirewallHeight.jpg
FirewallWidth.jpg
FirewallWidth.jpg
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IMG_0387.jpg
IMG_0388.jpg
IMG_0388.jpg
IMG_0650.jpg
IMG_0650.jpg
IMG_0657.jpg
IMG_0657.jpg
IMG_0699.jpg
Dynamo relay with Bob Nuckolls' overvoltage protection circuit and spike catching diode
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John Deere regulator. Pins from top to bottom are: 1=Regulated +12V output; 2,3=Dynamo input; 4=Idiot light; 5=+12V Power for regulator
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Firewall feedthrough for wires. This is a 90 degree tube that will be pumped full of firestop caulk and has a firesleeve clamped around it
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Starter contactor with diode spike catcher and terminal cover boots
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IMG_0705.jpg
IMG_1038.jpg
Distance firewall to front face of prop hub is 30 inches
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IMG_1039.jpg
IMG_1040.jpg
IMG_1040.jpg
IMG_1041.jpg
IMG_1041.jpg
IMG_1042.jpg
IMG_1042.jpg
LargeSpinner.jpg
I thought this is what you meant by a 'Large Spinner'! This is why you can't use the stock Corvair turbocharger.
Picture 005.jpg
Oil filter adapter with Oil Pressure switch, Oil Pressure Sensor, and Oil Temperature Sensor
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Picture 006.jpg
Picture 007.jpg
Picture 007.jpg
Picture161_14Aug04.jpg
Picture161_14Aug04.jpg
Starting to look like a real airplane.jpg
Starting to look like a real airplane.jpg
UrethaneBushing.jpg
UrethaneBushing.jpg
UrethaneBushing2.jpg
UrethaneBushing2.jpg
ValveCoverToCowlClearance.jpg
The Corvair is narrower than the VW, and will not need the *cheeks* like the VW powered Dragonflies do. Notice the clearance between the valve cover and the firewall edge.

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