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.
Corvair differential stripping under 6 mn, can you beat it ?
Here Rafman taking a 65 Corvair differential apart, for rebuilding. Check
tools being used for this job. Notice, with the right tools and tunes,
things can roll pretty easy. Sometimes it can be real difficult, I guess I
lucked out, what a rush, yeah !
corvair engine test run
got it painted, the firing order corrected new, plugs, cap rotor points
dwell adjusted, fresh oil new oil filter, freshend up and greased starter,
and painted the tin, this is the product, still have to sort out the carbs
but it runs! need to rebuild the other carb and turbo and Exhaust then their going on it but thatll be a
1965 Corvair coupe
I really like what this owner has done to this Corvair! Notice the center
console housing all the gauges you wish you had as original equipment.
Upholstery and paint are perfect! The engine compartment is a perfect
example of the care and sense of beauty that this owner must have!
Vintage: The Chevrolet Corvair | Drive it!
In 1959 the Corvair became the first rear-engine production car made in
America - and Chevrolet's answer to the VW Bug. By American standards, the
Corvair was very small (4.50 meters long) and unusually light (weighing
around 11 hundred kilos). Drive it! discovered a number of specimens of
what is a very rare American in Europe. More Information:
My 1969 Corvair Monza
My '69 Corvair Monza...a walkaround. It's an original, rust-free Vair with
just 52,000 original miles ke"h. One of the last ones ever made, built in
mid-April 1969. Check out the cool interior, the engine, the sleek
exterior. With sound!