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The Turbo Vair
Posted by: SUMTOY1966 ()
Date: January 12, 2012 08:26PM

Just a few pictures of the turbo restoration.

Ben
1965 vert.
1965 corsa turbo 180.

Bowersville Ga

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: SUMTOY1966 ()
Date: January 12, 2012 08:29PM

A few more...

Ben
1965 vert.
1965 corsa turbo 180.

Bowersville Ga

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: January 12, 2012 08:33PM

Everyone's makin headway tonight!!





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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: HotRodKush ()
Date: January 12, 2012 08:45PM

Looks awesome, what paint did you use for the trunk?

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: SUMTOY1966 ()
Date: January 12, 2012 08:48PM

Thats a hippo truck bed liner....lol

Ben
1965 vert.
1965 corsa turbo 180.

Bowersville Ga

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: SUMTOY1966 ()
Date: January 12, 2012 08:52PM

Also this is a la car with quick steering and special shocks and springs 1965!thumbs up
I have never had quick steering im a happy campersmiling bouncing smiley

Ben
1965 vert.
1965 corsa turbo 180.

Bowersville Ga

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: SUMTOY1966 ()
Date: January 14, 2012 05:42PM

Sandblasted the oil pan and painted it.

Ben
1965 vert.
1965 corsa turbo 180.

Bowersville Ga

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: January 14, 2012 05:50PM

Details!! doesn't make the engines run any better, but looks so nice....





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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: SUMTOY1966 ()
Date: January 14, 2012 05:57PM

Turbo and carb done.

Also the rear cove molding i straiting and sanded can you tell it??

Ben
1965 vert.
1965 corsa turbo 180.

Bowersville Ga

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: January 14, 2012 06:16PM

Looks great!





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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: SUMTOY1966 ()
Date: January 14, 2012 06:26PM

Thank You Matt!thumbs up

Ben
1965 vert.
1965 corsa turbo 180.

Bowersville Ga

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: 66cv8 ()
Date: January 15, 2012 05:37AM

MattNall Wrote:
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> Details!! doesn't make the engines run any
> better, but looks so nice....

Maybe a few degrees cooler, adds a tick of block rigidity, minimal deflection during tightening for better sealing and the coolness factor. The higher end pan with the internal fins adds more oil capacity plus more heat transfer and minimizes the oil from walking lateraly during hard cornering.

Every detail helps the overall package.

Nice job Ben.

Joe

66 500 Crown 350/4 on road
66 Corsa Convertible 140/4 rough
69 Monza Convertible 140/4 in progress (original 95/3)
Nu Joisey

" A LITTLE KNOWLEDGE IS A DANGEROUS THING"

"STUPID is the NEW SMART"

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: Gregory_Miller ()
Date: January 15, 2012 07:10AM

Definitely adds to the coolness factor. thumbs up

Greg Miller
Eugene, Oregon

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: Johnniespeed ()
Date: January 15, 2012 07:44AM

Joe said "Every detail helps the overall package" that couldnt have been said any better with a thousand words.
Ben, keep up the good work and post the pictures too.

John

1962 Rampside


Sunny suburban Sparta Michigan.


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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: bill darcy ()
Date: January 15, 2012 08:45AM

Great job.Attention to detail is what sets a car apart from others.

In the Hub City, Belen NM

Lead from behind..... get left in the dust
"I have not failed I've just found ten thousand ways that won't work" Thomas Edison

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: SUMTOY1966 ()
Date: January 15, 2012 08:55AM

Thanks guys!!! Im doing a little at a time'

Here is the dash i took apart and cleaned

And the turbo muffler and tailpipe i blasted and cleaned and painted.

Ben
1965 vert.
1965 corsa turbo 180.

Bowersville Ga

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: seanvair ()
Date: January 15, 2012 02:46PM

Keep up the good work and details do show alot!!!grinning smiley -Seanvair

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: SUMTOY1966 ()
Date: January 16, 2012 08:00AM

Thanks Everyone Its Alot Of Work But Well Worth It!!thumbs up

Ben
1965 vert.
1965 corsa turbo 180.

Bowersville Ga

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: SUMTOY1966 ()
Date: January 16, 2012 08:06PM

Today i took the trans out cleaned it up and installed new seals and bushing everywhere and painted it.

Also blasted the heart box and painted it.thumbs up

Ben
1965 vert.
1965 corsa turbo 180.

Bowersville Ga

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Re: The Turbo Vair
Posted by: SUMTOY1966 ()
Date: January 26, 2012 05:22PM

Rear brakes done!smiling smiley

Starter and alt rebuilt!

Ben
1965 vert.
1965 corsa turbo 180.

Bowersville Ga

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