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3 days ago
67 airvair
Actually, I do believe that the '67 upper front door hinges are the same as the '68-9 hinges. It's the lower hinges that are different. All hinges for both 2 and 4 door cars were changed in '67 from the previous designs. I have pictures of them, but are going to have to resize them to post them. See later post. -Mark
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4 days ago
67 airvair
Steve, Am behind on rubber products for Clark's, as I've been tied up with other projects. But then, orders have also been down since the pandemic hit. They did discontinue the EM FC shifter boot on me by going with their own repo. And it was one of my big moneymakers for me. Now if you want to repop something I hate to do, do the N/A oil bath air hose and the Turbo oil bath air
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4 days ago
67 airvair
Mike McKeel needs all of them! As I've always said, they're like Lays potato chips, bet you can't have just one! And I love the car hauler pic. Just wish it were loaded with show cars. -Mark '67 convertible and 4 door hardtop (it ain't a "sedan" because it's a "sport sedan")
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4 days ago
67 airvair
Addition: Bumper guards - probably practical back in the day. Today mostly ornamental. In practice, I find them annoying to wash around, and mostly not attractive at all. Plus if you are ever popped by someone, they will cave into the body and slice a huge "U" shaped hole in the sheet metal nose or cove panel. -Mark
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4 days ago
67 airvair
NOTE: Non-smog style. Smog style ('68-9) has a PCV tube in the side near the center opening. As a point of interest, I use the smog style crossovers on A/C cars to protect the condenser core from getting bashed by the air cleaner when someone is fighting the PCV tube for possession. See CORSA Tech Guide's tech tip on this. -Mark
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4 days ago
67 airvair
All gas door guards were dealer installed, manufactured either by GM or some aftermarket maker. There were two general styles of EM gas door guards, half moon and full circle. Only one for LM's. The EM guard does serve a purpose, due to the pocket construction, the LM is mostly useless. As to looks, it's all a matter of taste. I personally dislike them, as they clutter up the
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12 days ago
67 airvair
Actually, Clark's part #C10064 (on page 104 in the big catalog, price of $72.70) is a silicone rubber boot molded directly from an original factory part that they have been selling for decades. I know, as I supply them. I'm in the process of restocking them as we speak. So while some of the rubber parts they sell are on back order, I'm working to catch up on the back orders I have
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13 days ago
67 airvair
Just so everyone will know, I happen to have a small stock of most of the key blanks that the above posts mention, including the gold keys. I buy what I can find off eBay on occasion, so my supply is spotty. I also cut the keys according to code, though for some reason even if cut to perfection they occasionally won't work, though most are no problem. I also can stamp the code into them.
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15 days ago
67 airvair
I'll add to Mike's note also, that we often don't say "I love you" often enough to those family and friends we cherish. And I've often thought that the one who deserves to hear the eulogy most is the one who's remains are being buried. So before that happens, I'd like to say thank you Steve for being there when we have needed you the most. I don't
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18 days ago
67 airvair
Sorry to hear that. Oh, you mean your car's back end. LOL (With a subject line like that, it was hard to resist.) Just a little humor to lighten things up a little. Best of luck with the car. -Mark
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18 days ago
67 airvair
When I said there was very little difference between a Corsa and a Monza, I would have thought that year differences would have been taken for granted. Certainly, there's differences between a '65 and a '66, but all other things being equal (and this includes year to year changes) there simply isn't much beyond the dash panel. To clarify it, how many Monza's and even 5
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18 days ago
67 airvair
Mike, just an FYI for an obvious newbie. First, welcome to the world of Corvairs. As far as the 140 goes, it was optional from '65-9 on all late model cars. There is nothing special about the Corsa, other than it being a trim package model that added to a Monza level trimmed car a snazzy dash panel with extra instruments and some bits of chrome and paint. It amounted to (at the time) $74.
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4 weeks ago
67 airvair
Brush script MT is what I use. Want a copy? Drop me a pm with your email. Mark
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5 weeks ago
67 airvair
It is a quality product, though there were some unforseen teething problems that Craig was not aware of with the '67-9 installations. I think I was the first to discover that. One problem was that the plug ins along with he bottom were too big, so I simply used eyelets. But the one problem I have been unable to solve is where is that jumper? To date, my 4way flasher is inoperable because I c
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7 weeks ago
67 airvair
My buddy and I have had so many Corvairs that were Marina Blue, in and out, that we got sick of it, so we have a saying whenever we see one: "Marina Blue. Weren't they all?" Sure seems like it. At least that Nova was black inside. Beautiful car, despite the outside being blue. (Personally, I'd love it even more if it were only Aztec Bronze, in and out. My favorite col
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7 weeks ago
67 airvair
The bowtie on the mirror was dropped for '67. Mark
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7 weeks ago
67 airvair
I'm grateful for any report that is overall positive and doesn't get anything wrong that is important, Glad guys like him are around and doing what they're doing. And since much of the young generations are oblivious to Ralphie's connection, let us keep it that way as much as possible. I think one reason our cars are finally getting the appreciation they have long deserved is
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7 weeks ago
67 airvair
I might add that the printing on the black filters was either silver or white. I think they stopped supplying black filters for replacement for a reason, possibly to make it easy to tell if it had had the break-in-oil-change done. Thus they continued equipping only new engines with black filters. That practice extended well beyond the Corvair, as my '88 Fiero had a black filter, which I kept
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7 weeks ago
67 airvair
Hi RThompson, Yep. The one on the left is actually a Clark's filter that I had painted white and applied his AC decal to it (but put the red only on one side, per factory). I added it to the picture just to show the differences with all the possibilities. Your detailed observations are correct. The other two are the genuine items. I posted them so that others should know what to look f
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7 weeks ago
67 airvair
Was going through my stock of old white oil filters, and much to my surprise I found I had three variations of them. The thought I had was that for anybody buying or selling these filters, it might be good to note these differences, as shown in the below pictures. Note the bottom of the can shows three distinct variations, as does the inside/top of the filter. Also, the stenciling is differen
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8 weeks ago
67 airvair
Junkman, hope you don't take offense, but I'd like to say this about insurance companies and their adjusters. From my own experience, there are good insurance companies and bad ones. You get what you pay for, as it seems the cut-rate companies are most likely to be cheap with settlements. I also think it is immoral, and ought to be illegal, for adjusters to be the employees of ins
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8 weeks ago
67 airvair
Sorry. The reports of your demise are greatly exaggerated. -Mark P.S. I'll ask the moderator to alter the subject line.
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8 weeks ago
67 airvair
Thanks much! -Mark
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8 weeks ago
67 airvair
Anybody know if John Sweet is still around? -Mark
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8 weeks ago
67 airvair
No doubt the 8 door Deluxe is the Holy Grail of 'Briers, especially if it's a '65. There's only about 5 of those beasties listed on Kent Sullivan's registry, last time I checked. Every time I have seen an 8 door in the junkyard, I have wished I could have torched out that option and saved it. Hope someone has the presence of mind to do just that with that one. -Mark
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8 weeks ago
67 airvair
Not totally accurate in his history or knowledge of automotive handling characteristics, but at least he was positive in his overall report. He is right about the 8-door option. It is very rare. And this one may be worth salvaging. Hopefully someone will cut out the left side door structure and save that part, as the rest of the van looks to be too far gone to save. -Mark
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2 months ago
67 airvair
If Tim doesn't I will. A friend is in need of one. Mark
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2 months ago
67 airvair
I had one on a past car, and the only negative thing about it is that it makes getting the transaxle in or out of the car more difficult/complicated. But other than that, was it of any benefit? On a street driven car, probably not. On a race/autocross car, possibly yes (though I surmise that you'd really have to be into pushing it to the limit for it to be of help.) -Mark
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2 months ago
67 airvair
No wonder the turnout was great. Weather was gorgeous, really brought out the Corvairs! Hope it happens next year, same place. -Mark
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2 months ago
67 airvair
I have one available. Name your price and it's yours. (Postage extra.) -Mark
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