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vintage photo
Posted by: momach ()
Date: July 02, 2019 07:57PM

Saw this online. California, from Back in the Day.

Steve , on the wet side of Washington State

one too many cars,(maybe)

multiple Corvairs.
1962 Buick Skylark
1967 Datsun 2000 roadster

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Re: vintage photo
Posted by: mikeycee ()
Date: July 03, 2019 07:02AM

Ah yes....self serve or full service!! My how society has "progressed". eye rolling smiley

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Re: vintage photo
Posted by: JimBrandberg ()
Date: July 03, 2019 07:10AM

The Corvair looks nice and low and sporty, very cool.

Jim Brandberg
Isanti, MN
CorvairRepair.com



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Re: vintage photo
Posted by: corventure Dave ()
Date: July 03, 2019 03:27PM

Long before they came out with the window sticker that says... "Don't touch my car, unless your naked"!!!

Customer service.eye rolling smiley See how one stupid sticker can ruin everything? eye popping smiley

Corventure Dave

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Posted by: David Malcolm ()
Date: July 03, 2019 07:06PM

Ah customer service. Worked in a Mobil station summer of 1959. We were supposed to, and usually did, check the oil, battery, wipe the windows and offer to check the tire air pressure. All for 27.9 cents a gallon. Lots of folks would come in for $2.00 and of course the service.
Here in Jersey at least we still have someone pump the gas. With the Vair I have to get out and insist/explain why they can't squeeze every last drop it.
Was at the pump one time and the guy behind me was pissed because he couldn't pull up to the pump behind me. No one remembers gas caps on the front of cars.

David Malcolm
1969 Monza PG Coupe
NJ near the Meadowlands

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Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: July 03, 2019 07:16PM

Oregon, like Kali.... first clickoff... you are done.

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..............................110-PG.................................................Webered-Turbo

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Re: vintage photo
Posted by: kenzen ()
Date: July 03, 2019 07:29PM

What where they thinking when they picked "white" as the color for servicing cars? Selling ice cream, sure. smiling smiley

kenzen
66 Monza Coupe 110/PG
Bel Air, MD

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Re: vintage photo
Posted by: doug6423 ()
Date: July 04, 2019 08:06AM

I thought they were sailors. drinking smiley

Doug
65 Monza
Cincy, OH

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Re: vintage photo
Posted by: joelsplace ()
Date: July 04, 2019 09:48AM

I would probably get arrested in those states where you can't put gas in your car.

Joel
Northlake, TX
5 Ultravans, Lost count at 100 Corvairs...

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Re: vintage photo
Posted by: scottymac ()
Date: July 04, 2019 02:43PM

momach,
Thanks from a Corvair AND '66 Galaxie fan!

Scott
Danville, In.
'65 Corsa basket case
'66 Monza coupe

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Re: vintage photo
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: July 04, 2019 06:03PM

MattNall Wrote:
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> Oregon, like Kali.... first clickoff... you are done.


Unless you are driving a Diesel, and pump your own. grinning smiley

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WA. state, 1 mile south of the Canadian border,
I am not at the end of the world, but you can see it from here.
'66 Monza Coupe - 4spd, 140 Daily driver beater
'67 Monza Vert. - PG, 140 Daily driver beater
'67 A/C Moredoor Monza - 140 4-spd. driver
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non-vair
'04 Dodge Cummins Quad Dualy, approaching 400K
17'Terry

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Re: vintage photo
Posted by: rotted65 ()
Date: July 08, 2019 07:49PM

I live in PA and near the Delaware river. See it all the time when the "trained attendant" in NJ overfills a car and gas gets into the evaporative systems in modern cars and causes all sorts of problems. Also they are understanding when in a classic or on a motorcycle from out of state, they generally let me fill it myself.

69 monza 110 PG gone many years ago
65 corsa vert 4spd gone
New toy 66 monza vert 140 4spd

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Posted by: jjohnsonjo ()
Date: July 09, 2019 06:26AM

rotted65 Wrote:
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> I live in PA and near the Delaware river.

Where are you, I'm in Bethlehem?

J.O.

65 Corsa Turbo Vert
79 Honda XL 500S
69 Honda CL 160 D
2010 BMW F 650 GS
2003 Bounder 36D
2013 KIA Optima SX turbo-AKA ZIPPY (wife,s car)
69 Newport Holiday Sailboat
Baja 150 dune buggy cart
Coleman HS 500 UTV
2016 KIA Sorento SXL Turbo

Bethlehem,Pa


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Posted by: corventure Dave ()
Date: July 09, 2019 03:11PM

Out first family trip across country in 1965. We learned about some of the out of the way "service" stations.....eye popping smiley

Check your oil, with one finger on the top of the dipstick, so it looks like it's a quart low!

Small barb or blade on the attendant's ring, so he can grip and puncture your radiator hose. Or slightly slice your fan belt.

Dumping tap water in the battery.

And you always seem to need a wheel alignment!

Oh the adventures of yester-year motoring!grinning smiley

Corventure Dave

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Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: July 09, 2019 03:14PM

Lordsburg , NM infamous!

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Re: vintage photo
Posted by: irfgt ()
Date: July 10, 2019 03:18AM

Probably wouldn't wait on him being a typical Corvair owner and only wanted a dollar's worth! LOL!

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Re: vintage photo
Posted by: CoCoCo ()
Date: July 18, 2019 10:42AM

The only real scratch of note on my '79 pickup is a nice six inch long curved gash (ok, so it's not a gash, but I felt like it was!) put in when the attendant in OR didn't get the nozzle engaged and as soon as he let it go it fell out and dragged across my still fairly pristine paint.

It's a souvenir of my travels I guess.

Oh, and I remember how fast I jumped out of the Corvair when an attendant went after my convertible rear window with his wiper and squeegee!
He was young and had not know about scratching plastic. So was I, but I had learned quickly!

Paul

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