……
Corvair DiagramCorvair Photo
Corvair Center
home forum corvairs calendar links Corvair Podcast
California Corvairs
Clarks Corvair
Clarks Corvair
“CORSA"



Chevy Corvair License Plate
Chevy Corvair Chrome Wheel
Corvair Center Forum :  Corvair Center Phorum - presented by CORSA The fastest message board... ever.
Corvair Center 
Pages: 12Next
Current Page: 1 of 2
What a sucker I am
Posted by: Murphy ()
Date: November 20, 2022 06:38AM

I recently posted that I was looking for a no-trim windshield gasket for my 61 coupe. I got a PM from this person telling me he knew someone that had one, and gave me contact info.
Thinking it originated here, I thought all was good. I went ahead and bought it from someone that doesn't exist. Out of some cash. Lesson learned.
Just be aware.

Below is the PM I received

windshield gasket for an early/no trim
From: bonnyD
To:Murphy
Date: 11/15/2022 10:25AM

hello are you still interested in getting this?.
you can contact charles he has a windshield gasket for an early/no trim for sale........... PM him @ charlesbuffett283@gmail.com

65 Monza Coupe
61 500 Coupe-W100181
Earliest '61 Alive?

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: Phil Dally ()
Date: November 20, 2022 07:01AM

As long as they didn't clean out your checking account or max your credit card...you got lucky.

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: Caraholic4life ()
Date: November 20, 2022 08:07AM

Steele Rubber products offers the gasket for vehicles with the stainless trim.
[www.steelerubber.com]
Part Number 60-0503-50 with a posted price of $215.19 ea.

Metro Molded rubber products do not appear to offer these gaskets.
[metrommp.com]

Soff Seal does not appear to offer there either.
[rpui.com]

California Corvairs offers one for vehicles with the stainless trim.
[californiacorvairparts.com]
Part No. CC09024S $190.00 ea.

There is a vendor called Collectors Auto Supply.
[collectorsautosupply.com]

They advertise a Windshield gasket that fits ALL Corvair applications so my guess it is a generic "By the foot" product that may, or may not work.

Here is a cut and paste from their description:
1961-1964 Chevrolet Corvair Truck and Chevrolet Corvair Windshield Rubber Weatherstrip Seal Convertible Part Number WCR D616 ($113.97)

This weatherstrip will fit the Rampside, Loadside, Panel and Greenbrier models.
This windshield seal goes first on the body then the glass is placed in the opening.
A separate lockstrip (not included) inserts into the rubber and secures the glass in place.
Made from ozone resistant EPDM rubber and from the same OE specs as the original for an authentic fit and finish.

This rubber weatherstrip goes below the windshield and attaches to the opening before the glass is installed.

• Custom manufactured from ozone resistant EPDM rubber to exact OE specs
• When correctly installed, stops wind and rain from seeping into the interior
• Available for all popular models of classic and vintage cars and trucks
• Set it and forget it until you need to change the windshield again
• May include extra length to ensure easy installation

Be sure to double check the fitment section and ensure this part fits your vehicle.

NOTE: I did not find a listing for the "Lock Strip" that is needed, but not included.

1962 95 F.C. Van
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe
1965 Monza Coupe
1965 Monza Convertible
Westminster, Maryland

MID ENG enthusiast &
prior Kelmark owner.

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: Murphy ()
Date: November 20, 2022 08:45AM

Phil, Yes, lucky.

Caraholic, Good info. Thank you.

65 Monza Coupe
61 500 Coupe-W100181
Earliest '61 Alive?

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: junkman ()
Date: November 20, 2022 10:48AM

Streang thing is that I also contacted Murphy about the gasket, since I had a call from Clarks asking if I might have a NOS one that they could use to make a reproduction from. Below is the text of the PM.

Quote

If you still have the original gasket in the parts car, I know that Cal Clark is looking for one to do an exact reproduction of this gasket. That way we will all have one if we need a new one. I just spoke to him this week and he asked if I might have one. Please let me know. thanks, Paul the junkman


Sorry, I don't have it.


I had 2 for the FC, one was a NOS that I purchased years ago from Lon Wall, and the other was a reproduction I am guessing since it had a 4 digit part number stenciled on the rubber. I sold them both to the same person along with some other parts. He was happy to get them both and I was happy that they found a new loving home. My goal it to rid myself of all Corvair parts and regain the space that they take up.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Woodstock CT... Located on the Connecticut / Massachusetts border, approximately 6 miles from the center of Southbridge MA. About 45 minutes from Hartford CT. 1 1/2 hours West of Boston MA. Woodstock CT to Los Angeles CA 2,937.1 miles. 1 Mile as the crow flies to Big Bird's nest.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 11/20/2022 10:51AM by junkman.

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: rick4130 ()
Date: November 20, 2022 11:12AM

I also got a weird private message relating to a post I made… my mother falls for every scam out there so I’ve learned to recognize them…. Be vigilant, guys!!!

Rick MacDonald
'63 700 Sedan

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: scottymac ()
Date: November 20, 2022 11:30AM

BonnyD put me in touch with Charles, too. Said he could help me with my search for ASSASSINATION OF THE CORVAIR book. Answers I got were not helpful, I asked for pictures, price and shipping charges, would not answer my questions. Glad I dodged that one!

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


Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: RobertC ()
Date: November 20, 2022 12:40PM

You guys are trying to hard.

Neither BonnyD nor bonnyD have posted on this forum - if I used search
correctly.

Might be a clue?



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 11/20/2022 12:41PM by RobertC.

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: Murphy ()
Date: November 20, 2022 12:48PM

RobertC Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> You guys are trying to hard.
>
> Neither BonnyD nor bonnyD have posted on this forum - if I used search
> correctly.
>
> Might be a clue?


A very good clue. Thought that it originated here I thought I was safe. As soon as I discovered that, I knew I was had.

A lesson learned.

65 Monza Coupe
61 500 Coupe-W100181
Earliest '61 Alive?

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: November 20, 2022 12:53PM

RobertC Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> You guys are trying to hard.
>
> Neither BonnyD nor bonnyD have posted on this forum - if I used search
> correctly.
>
> Might be a clue?


You used the "Search" correctly,BUUUT, . . . . . . .
Just because they have not posted, does not mean they are not a member.
Using "Search" will only reveal any messages posted, not if a person is registered on CCF.

-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-
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.

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: Murphy ()
Date: November 20, 2022 12:55PM

American Mel Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> You used the "Search" correctly,BUUUT, . . . . . . .
> Just because they have not posted, does not mean they are not a member.
> Using "Search" will only reveal any messages posted, not if a person is registered on CCF.


Who do I talk to to find this out.?

65 Monza Coupe
61 500 Coupe-W100181
Earliest '61 Alive?

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: November 20, 2022 01:07PM

I would guess that Admin may have access to the list of members ?

-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-
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.

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: RobertC ()
Date: November 20, 2022 01:08PM

American Mel Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> RobertC Wrote:
> -------------------------------------------------------
> > You guys are trying to hard.
> >
> > Neither BonnyD nor bonnyD have posted on this forum - if I used search
> > correctly.
> >
> > Might be a clue?
>
>
> You used the "Search" correctly,BUUUT, . . . . . . .
> Just because they have not posted, does not mean they are not a member.
> Using "Search" will only reveal any messages posted, not if a person is registered on CCF.
DUH…

I am old and easily confused, but you have to be signed in to send a PM. Unless there is a long term major bug in the software.

Maybe a moderator has access to the list of members?

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: RobertC ()
Date: November 20, 2022 01:23PM

Might send a PM to 1966-Corsa-GT-180. Dan Davis.

He seems to be overseeing the software change, maybe ha he has access or knows who does?

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: November 20, 2022 01:27PM

If anyone has access, it is Dan since he is the current CCF Administrator.

-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-
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.

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: dryenko ()
Date: November 20, 2022 01:36PM

A easy way to handle this kind of issue is to ask them to send a email.
If other checks seem legitimate. Or doubt arrizes in your gut.
Without opening it, right click on the email in the email list, and look at properties.
Then click details.
Then look at the email source.
When that opens copy and paste the email address into Google search.
When that comes up several options exist o indentify veracity of the email.
It is them possible to go into safety oprions in your computer and block the email ISP.
By copying and pasting the IS address.
I do this all the time with trouble or repeated emails like asking for bogus political and other contributions
Hope this helps.
BC

Bob C aka Dryenko
Dobson, NC 27017

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Date: November 20, 2022 10:14PM

Murphy, and all interested.
Matt Nall did search and found bonnyD as a non-posting member
He then deleted the account.

Takes care of that one, but still be very cautious. Sounds like dishonest people have find that creating an account and using the PM is a stealth path to swindle someone.

I would report their e-mail to the provider as well, but that doesn't do much since it is a burner anyway, I'm sure.

If you paid digitally, contact the company you used and file a fraud complaint.
May get your money refunded.

Best,


Dan Davis ~ Pierce County, WA ~ CCF admin ~
CORSA +Corvairs NW + North Cascades Corvairs + Corvanatics
1966 Corsa Turbo coupe ~ ~ 1966 Corsa 140 Coupe ~ ~ 1965 Monza 140/4 Convertible Sierra Tan/Fawn ~ 1964 Monza Spyder Convertible ~ 1960 Monza Ermine White/Red PG ++ ~ 1965 Monza 140/4 CoupeEvening Orchid w/ ivory/black interior ~ 1962 Monza Wagon 102/4 ~ 1963 Rampside/Scamper ~ 1963 Red/Greenbrier ~ 1969 Ultra Van #468

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: jjohnsonjo ()
Date: November 21, 2022 05:05AM

I'm 77 and not broke, so it seems I am a target at least weekly from some form of scam. A few weeks ago I was in a deal with a member here when the OP just vanished, but the PMs remained. Matt looked into it, no real explanation, so I hung in there and it all worked out. It seems you need to be vigalent without going full paranoid. Stay alert guys

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


Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: playerpage ()
Date: November 21, 2022 07:04AM

Don't forget, guys:

You can click on the name (in blue) of anyone who posts or PMs you, and see who they are, how many posts they have made, and when they joined. With some members, you can even see the last time they were active. It makes it easy to deduce how seriously involved and legit they are.

ECP



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 11/21/2022 07:05AM by playerpage.

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: What a sucker I am
Posted by: Murphy ()
Date: November 21, 2022 05:06PM

I usually don't even look into a rabbit hole, let alone go down one.

This is a great example of

YOU CAN'T SEE THE FOREST THROUGH THE TREES.

65 Monza Coupe
61 500 Coupe-W100181
Earliest '61 Alive?

Options: ReplyQuote
Pages: 12Next
Current Page: 1 of 2


Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.
This forum powered by Phorum.