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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: March 04, 2019 12:46PM

Trick! Hard top!





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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: BronzeBoy ()
Date: March 09, 2019 05:28AM

'66 WIRE WHEEL COVERS WITHOUT WIRES.

Sold my NOS Factory mag caps I'd put 400 miles on in 4 years, and dug out my wire wheel covers from storage ... They were all dirty and dusty so I decided to take them all apart, clean them up, and repaint the Black backing plates .. after cleaning them up, they fidnt look so bad, and they kind of reminded me of my 68 Camaros Chevy Rally Wheels, so I wondered what they'd look like if I put them back together without the spokes . I really like them..they kind of have a beatnik look to them
Marty Katz is my mechanic in Las Vegas, I showed them to him and he r weeally liked them too.. I asked him if he's ever seen anyone do this before, and he said he has never seen anyone do this with the wire wheel covers in his lifetime..... HAVE YOU??

What do you think?,
Like them... Yay or Nay?...

COMENTS PLEASE !!!

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: Spectre ()
Date: March 09, 2019 07:29AM

That actually came out nice.

David Clamp


1965 Corsa convertible - 140 4spd/3.55/AM-FM

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: March 09, 2019 08:15AM

Definitely Different! and Rallyesque.





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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: March 09, 2019 03:06PM

Would be easier to see if the photo had not been tweaked.
They kinda look like old school steel rims with center caps and beauty rings.
Just never have seen center caps with Three Bar Spinners before. thumbs up

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: The Stig ()
Date: March 09, 2019 04:55PM

Started tearing this engine down. Came out of a junker I sent off for scrap a few weeks back. My buddy pulled it and brought it back. Sadly disheartened pretty quick when I got the shroud off and saw the hole through the top of the crankcase cover. Double thrown rod, as bad as I've ever seen. Bad enough the flywheel bolts were all bent. Locked up at speed. Not much good to save.


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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: JwLeighton ()
Date: March 09, 2019 07:47PM

Rjohnson and I went and got my first Corvair today. A 65 Corsa 140. It's rough and needs work but it's mine 😃.

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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: March 09, 2019 07:54PM

Pics!!! or it didn't happen!! GGG





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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: The Stig ()
Date: March 10, 2019 06:59PM

More on the junk engine I have been stripping. I have heard/seen the rivets come loose on early pulleys. This takes the cake though, rivets all gone and it was held together with two bolts. eye rolling smiley Good news it that while this engine was held together with bailing wire, RTV and rust, the heads are beautiful.


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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: March 10, 2019 07:38PM

Two bolts was the normal fix... mentioned here many times.





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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: JwLeighton ()
Date: March 18, 2019 10:50PM

Pie from my adventure



Jason Leighton
Salem Or.
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Re: What did you WORK ON / DO....to your Corvair today?
Posted by: JwLeighton ()
Date: March 18, 2019 10:55PM

Wow. That picture in the last post came out monstrously huge. This is the 65 Corsa Rjohnson helped me pick up on the 9th. It's a bit rough, but it runs, and I couldn't beat the price.



Jason Leighton
Salem Or.
1965 Corsa coupe

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