Tim Suddard
Tim Suddard Publisher
10/18/12 11:27 a.m.

Once that our 1963 Corvair’s carburetor was finally “just right,” we went back to the dyno at Balanced Performance for some tuning. We got our air/fuel ratio set and had the car running perfectly. Somehow, though, we were only making 72 horsepower at the wheels. A boost gauge soon told us why: At 5000 rpm, we were making only 2 psi of boost. We obviously had turbo troubles, so we’ll have to tear the car apart again to see why the compressor isn't making any pressure.

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