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3 days ago
WhenIm64
The Stig got it! Based on his identification, I went to the parts book and found the part, illustrated, confirming its application. Thank you! --Bob
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3 days ago
WhenIm64
This bolt bubbled to the top of my Corvair parts stash today, and I have no recollection of its purpose. It has an eccentric shoulder, is about 1.5 inches in overall length, and has a 'E' on the head. Please do not guess, I can do that myself. Please respond only if you KNOW. Thank you! --Bob
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6 days ago
WhenIm64
A HIGHLY successful auction! Great weather, which helped bring out a large crowd, the largest we've ever had. More than 50 registered bidders, a new record. Plenty of fever-pitch bidding, and a very high sell-through rate. Attendees from six states, from Massachusetts to Virginia. Thank you to everyone who attended, and THANK YOU to Larry Ashley for opening his shop to us again this year.
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9 days ago
WhenIm64
Thursday evening update: The weather forecast is not perfect, but it's favorable, so the auction is on!
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12 days ago
WhenIm64
I am probably going to 'jinx' myself with this but here goes: I bought my Rampside in March, 2009 -- nearly ten years ago. At that time, there was a battery of indeterminate age in the truck. When the truck is parked, be it for a few days during driving season or for a few months during the Winter, I keep a Battery Tender on it. It is the Battery Tender brand, purchased circa 2001. T
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30 days ago
WhenIm64
blackspyder Wrote: > Is that Flemington Speedway, Bob? < No, it's Seekonk Speedway in Massachusetts. Although the same parts helped push off the Midgets and Supermodifieds at Flemington!
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4 weeks ago
WhenIm64
This is kinda obscure, but when I was using my S-10 pickup to push-start oval-track Midget race cars, I needed to mount a wooden push bar to the front of the truck. Corvair 95 bumper brackets worked perfectly without modification!
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5 weeks ago
WhenIm64
Some photos from past auctions...
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5 weeks ago
WhenIm64
Yes, it's time for the New Jersey Association of Corvair Enthusiasts' annual Corvair Parts Auction, indoors at Ashley's Auto Body. Free admission, lots of laughs, and FREE LUNCH! Complete details can be found on the club's web site, here. See you there! Our 2019 Parts Auction! Saturday February 16, 2019 :::: Annual Corvair Parts Auction Location: Ashley's Auto Body, 274 Hillside
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5 weeks ago
WhenIm64
A friend is seeking replacement front doors for his Rampside. I have a pair that he'd like to buy. They are nice, straight, solid, non-rusty doors, with no glass or other hardware. Not a problem, he'd transfer the glass et al from his existing doors. But what are they worth? I wish neither to give them away nor gouge a friend, but I have no sense of the current market for these.
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7 weeks ago
WhenIm64
My guess is that you are thinking of this:
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3 months ago
WhenIm64
C95 Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > know anybody who needs a Ramp Side tailgate? < Yes, I do know somebody who needs one... ME. I am in New Jersey, 350 miles south of you...
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4 months ago
WhenIm64
Update: The engine advertised above, and two others (and lots of other Corvair parts), will be with me at the big AACA Hershey flea market next week (October 10-12). I and some friends will be on the "chocolate field" in space CC-72, listed in the directory as Lawrence Ashley (my friend in whose name the spaces are registered). I'll even have a hand truck with me for easy transport of an e
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4 months ago
WhenIm64
I am far from having sold the last of my parts collection, but I have no available transmissions currently. That said, I would tend to recommend just swapping in another 3-speed, cuz the 3-speed is so unloved people will just GIVE 'em to you. I have scrapped more than one because "nobody" wanted them. Come to the NJACE breakfast this Saturday (9 AM, Empire Diner, Rt 46 in Parsippany). Someb
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5 months ago
WhenIm64
WOW what a show this year! Beautiful weather after several weeks of wet and dreary, with the result that more cars came to this show than ever before -- more than 300 in all! VWs of every configuration, Porsches, dune buggies, and of course Corvairs.
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5 months ago
WhenIm64
The annual “All Air Cooled Gathering,” a big, big VW-centric show that is Corvair-friendly, takes place this Sunday, September 16, at the Swim and Sport Club of Flanders, New Jersey. The exact address is 272 Emmans Road, Flanders, NJ 07836. Every year there is a feature car and this year it is oval window Beetles. Although this is a VW club show, the tagline is “As long as it’s air
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5 months ago
WhenIm64
FRANK6969 Wrote: > changing oil good > green marine stable in a full gas tank good > using laundry softner sheets for critters semi-good. Some persons have had less-than-ideal results using laundry sheets as critter repellent. The product "Fresh Cab," available at Tractor Supply and elsewhere, proved 100 percent effective in my vehicles stored in my otherwise mouse-rid
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5 months ago
WhenIm64
forsale This is the factory original engine from my 1963 Rampside. When I bought the truck in 2009 it started and ran and made no strange noises, but it had badly excessive blowby. A compression test revealed that cylinder No. 2 had 40 psi compression and the rest were between 120 and 140. Broken rings are what were suspected in the weak cylinder, and the engine was removed with the inten
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6 months ago
WhenIm64
UnauthorizedServiceTech Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > > How hard do you think Id be trolling if I rolled > into this? You'll be welcomed. This VW group has welcomed Corvairs, even giving the Best in Show award to Allen Bristow's Greenbrier a few years back. The show is supported by the NJ Association of Corvair Enthusiasts and so you won't b
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6 months ago
WhenIm64
Darrell, not only are all the 140 sets gone, so are any individual 140 pieces, sorry. Only two-carb sets and individual pieces remain.
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6 months ago
WhenIm64
Post-convention: My supply of refinished shrouds has been reduced substantially. All the 140 sets, like those shown in the photo above, have been sold. All the early model pieces, with the exception of two top shrouds, have been sold. I have two LM 95-110 sets remaining, plus one FC/wagon top shroud. All will be at the upcoming Detroit Homecoming, at clearance-sale prices. What's a clea
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7 months ago
WhenIm64
It is true that the wood wheel was never offered on any FC, although plenty of owners have installed them through the years. Only two steering wheels were used by the factory on FCs: The relatively flat, off-white wheel most commonly seen, and a early-style Corvair passenger car wheel used on 1964 deluxe Greenbriers, only. (This is the dished wheel that Jim Brandberg does not like, but it is
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7 months ago
WhenIm64
Forgive me for kinda hijacking Greg's message. I too have a set of FC bumpers for sale, which I will have with me at the convention. Greg's have been professionally sandblasted, soaked with Eastwood's Oxi-Solve and primed with self-etching primer. They sound to be very nice. Mine are the chrome style, as-removed from my Rampside. They are good "driver quality," good enough for a casual s
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7 months ago
WhenIm64
I am bringing a truckload of junk valuable Corvair parts to Pittsburgh. I’ll have a table in the vendor area and much more than I can fit on that table, so a fair amount will stay in the truck and I’ll have information at the table. Among the items will be refinished shrouds. These were stripped to bare metal and then commercially refinished with paint, not powder coating, by an industri
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7 months ago
WhenIm64
Frank, no secret handshake, the tip was to look at the right-front heater hose shroud. Straight = 145, notched = 164. Which I knew, but had managed to forget. --Bob
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7 months ago
WhenIm64
Thank you, everyone. My buddy Caveman Pete gave me a call and reminded me that I really did know how to do this, I was just having a senior moment. Well, more than a moment, but you get the point. Anyway, the engine proves to be a 1962 FC 80-hp with one mismatched head. I have a spare correct head, so a swap may be in the cards.
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7 months ago
WhenIm64
Phil Dally Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Does it have the extra case rib? I don't know. What's 'extra?' What should I look for?
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7 months ago
WhenIm64
I have an FC engine here that I am not sure whether it is a 145-cid 1963 engine, or a 164-cid 1964 engine. I believe that there is a simple external visual clue on the crankcase, but I do not recall what it may be. You might say, just check the case code. Well, the code is ‘W’ and that code is listed for both displacements. You might say, check the casting number on the heads. One he
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