1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible FOR SALE TEST DRIVE flemings ultimate garage
Beautiful frame off restoration (look under this car), matching #'s high output 6 cylinder engine w/ correct dual downdraft carbs, optional automatic transmission, 4 wheel independent suspension, mirror finish Palomar red metallic paint, stunning new white bucket seat interior, new white convertible top with matching boot, factory gauges, factory wire wheel covers with radial tires, 2 spoke sport steering wheel, all new chrome & polished stainless, original Delco AM radio, beautiful restoration, very collectable, show or just drive this detailed classic.
Turbocharged 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Spyder
I thought you'd like a look at this nicely restored 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Spyder. This cool little car is powered by the turbocharged flat 6, backed by a four-speed manual transmission. It really looks to be in excellent condition all the way around. I hope you find it interesting...thanks for watching!
Filmed at Gateway Classic Cars in Fairmont City, IL (near St. Louis, MO)
The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod. Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Download link:http://music.incompetech.com/royaltyfree2/Whiskey%20on%20the%20Mississippi.mp3
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to electric piano. 011
Bouncy, Grooving 2010
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1962 Corvair Greenbrier, We go for a ride!
While visiting Pioneer Conversions in Lemont, Illinois it was brought to my attention that one of the principals there owned a 1962 Corvair Greebrier van. Yes,, we went for a ride!
Adjusting Corvair valves is a snap!
An easy way to adjust Chevy Corvair valves without making a big mess: split a stock valve cover in half, that will catch the oil ( if you need a used valve cover, check our website www.rafeecorvair.com under used parts, we have them in stock, as well as many other gaskets to finish the job) ....If you are doing a maintenance valve adjustment, install your oil catchers on both sides, let the engine warm up, and starting at either end, loosen the nut until the rocker arm starts clattering/ knocking/ ticking (LOL), let it do its thing for several seconds, then re-tighten til the noise quiets down, stop and then go 1/4 turn more. Some even go 1/2 turn to 3/4 turn. Myself, I do 1/4 turn to 1/2 turn and it works. If the engine is new, you can do this 2 different ways: cold, as outlined in the shop manual, or with the engine running, as I prefer. Make sure all the rocker arms are tightened, but leave some small amount of play between the valve stems and the rocker arm tips, so the lifters can pump up. I want to explain this the easiest way that I can, not too technical, so everybody can follow. If the engine is new, I normally let it run for 20 to 30 mn, I want this baby to be hot, so the lifters can pump up ./ fill with oil. Then I start tightening 1 rocker arm at a time, starting at either end. Just take the clatter/ knocking away, and no more. When you are done doing all that to the 12 rocker arms, now you are gonna adjust one at a time, by loosening each one, let the clatter/ knocking come back for several seconds, and tighten til it quiets down. Then go 1/4 turn more. Repeat the process til all are done, and VOILA! I told you it was easy.....If you run into any problems, don't hesitate to call Rafman at 918-753-2486. Happy to be at your service!
1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa Convertible FOR SALE flemings ultimate garage
1 of only 8353 built, matching #'s high output Corsa engine w/correct quad downdraft carbs, rare 4 speed manual trans, 4wheel independent suspension, mirror finish Goldwood Yellow paint, stunning white bucket seat interior, white power convertible top w/matching boot, full factory gauges w/140mph speedo & 6Krpm tach, correct Goodyear redline tires w/correct Corsa mag wheel covers, 2spoke aluminum & wood grain steering wheel, all new chrome & polished stainless, original Delco AM radio. Extraordinary restoration, very collectable, show or just drive this American classic.
3 yenko corvairs customcars at a muscle car show in rosemont IL
Corvair car engine powered STOL airplane
This is a corvair auto conversion in the Zenair STOL CH 701 kit airplane from Zenith Aircraft Co., built and flown with the help of flywithgus.com of edgewater, florida.
Who Killed the Corvair?
Was it Ralph Nader? Bad publicity? General Motors? The muscle car? Larry Claypool, Corvair historian, explains his theory on the demise of the unique, rear-engined car at the Orphan Auto Picnic in August 2009.