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3 months ago
Allan Lacki
Hi JoeWest, The Board recently discussed the possibility of bringing back lifetime memberships. We haven't figured out what to charge for it. To price it appropriately would be an exercise in actuarial accounting - a rare skill! Al
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3 months ago
Allan Lacki
Hi Junkman, You wrote, "...they were disappointed that none of the Directors on the website would give an answer. All that I could say, was that it appears that CORSA doesn't seem to need that many new members." Ouch, that's awfully harsh. You posted your inquiry here just the day before. I try to visit this site daily, but sometimes, life gets in the way! Bruins_Fan is correct. If our r
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3 months ago
Allan Lacki
Hi BigGeorgesVair, Thanks for joining CORSA! If you have never been a member of CORSA before, you'll receive a copy of "Corvair Basics". There's nothing more you need to do. Be patient - Mike Hall, the CORSA President - sends them out in batches, so it may take a week or two before it arrives. Al
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3 months ago
Allan Lacki
Last call! The offer ends December 31! Visit the CORSA website at www.corvair.org and click on the "Join Us" page, or email: corsacluboffice@gmail.com (:D
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4 months ago
Allan Lacki
Eye on 2019! Happy Holidays!  This holiday season we at NECC are thankful for you and your continued support.  You helped make 2018 a very successful year, and you've enabled us to deliver more great track days in 2019. We haven't signed any contracts yet, but here is our tentative schedule for the new year: Saturday, June 22, 2019 – New York Safety Track. A favorite track with lots
Forum: Corvair Center Forum
4 months ago
Allan Lacki
It would be great if someone could make a paper template for drilling the holes.
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4 months ago
Allan Lacki
Hi Rick, That's right! There's a little filler plate where the stock tailpipe would be, and it has an Abarth logo. I found the photo of this Corvair on the internet while I was looking for pictures of early 4-door Corvairs. Here is the URL. It appears to have been photographed in front of an Abarth office building, most likely in Turin, Italy. The sign on the building says "Abarth
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4 months ago
Allan Lacki
1960 Corvair sedan with Abarth quad exhaust installed. The ultimate cool! (:D
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4 months ago
Allan Lacki
Here's a photo of a 1960 Corvair with the Abarth quad exhaust system. It must be Abarth because it's in front of an Abarth garage!:D
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4 months ago
Allan Lacki
David Clamp wrote, "Curious how the judges would verify which cam is in there." Bingo! Good point!
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5 months ago
Allan Lacki
Hi Everybody, The following email was received by the CORSA National Office a few days ago. If you have questions, please reach out to Nolan. His email address and phone number are included in his message. Allan Lacki -----Forwarded Message----- From: Nolan Podmore Sent: Nov 8, 2018 11:00 AM To: Subject: Corvair Car Show at Mid-Ohio Hello, My name is Nolan Podmore with Mid-O
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5 months ago
Allan Lacki
A Honda 600 sedan? Cool! I have a feeling that the Citroen isn't exactly stock. Class A/GALT?
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5 months ago
Allan Lacki
Hi Marko, Welcome to Corvairs! The Corvair Society of America is running a special that should interest you. If you join us as a Virtual Member or a Full Member, we'll mail you a copy of "Corvair Basics" - a 185 page book prepared by top experts in the Corvair field and especially intended for anyone who is new to the Corvair automobile. That means you! This is a limited time offer that
Forum: Corvair Center Forum
5 months ago
Allan Lacki
Hi Upnorth1! Thanks for your suggestion! Matt Nall posted the link in the message that appears right above. When you click on it, the "Join CORSA" web page will appear. It gives you three options: (1) Register, (2) Virtual Membership, and (3) Full Membership. To be eligible for the free incentive (i.e. a free copy of the Corvair Basics book), you need to either join up as a Virtual Me
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5 months ago
Allan Lacki
I see a lot of Corvairs with dual exhaust mufflers mounted lower than stock so the tailpipes can be routed straight out the back of the car. They sound fine, but the mufflers look like they're nearly dragging on the ground. That was often the case with the original 140 duals, too. The U-pipes would loosen up at the manifolds and the mufflers would sag. To each his own, but I prefer t
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6 months ago
Allan Lacki
Hi Eric, Wow, that's an interesting Wikipedia article about Turbonique! I'm surprised I didn't find it when I did my search. Maybe I typed it wrong! Al
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6 months ago
Allan Lacki
Here is my story about the shoulder harnesses I installed in my '66 coupe. Previously, I had the factory shoulder belts and then Schroth shoulder belts. The factory belts were ridiculously uncomfortable and the Schroth belts rode up too high. So I replaced them. August / September 2014. Shoulder Harness Project. Back when I installed shoulder harnesses in my 1966 Corvair, Morris Cla
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6 months ago
Allan Lacki
I eventually replaced my Schroth harnesses with something better. Here is my story. August / September 2014. Shoulder Harness Project. Back when I installed shoulder harnesses in my 1966 Corvair, Morris Classic Concepts was not yet offering belts for Corvairs. And so, I was on my own. My set-up is a 3-point inertia reel system much like the ones installed by GM in cars starting in the m
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6 months ago
Allan Lacki
I think you guys will get a kick out of this! Shown below is an ad that appeared on page 93 of "Corvair - A Complete Guide" published by Car Life magazine in 1963. It's from Turbonique, Inc. of Orlando, Florida and it features a "New Supercharging Concept". It claims, "Horsepower Boost of 100% or Greater or Your Money Back! I can't find anything about "Turbonique" on the internet. Wi
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6 months ago
Allan Lacki
Good News! The Merchandise pages on the CORSA website are now working the way they should. You can again order Corvair Holiday Cards (and all other CORSA merchandise) online again. Go to www.corvair.org and, using the navigation menu, click on "Merchandise". :D
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6 months ago
Allan Lacki
Whoops! Our Merchandise pages on the CORSA website aren't working today (September 30) so you can't order CORSA Holiday Cards (or anything else for that matter) online. Our software experts have been notified and we'll get this fixed as soon as possible.:( Until we find the fix, please order CORSA merchandise by phone. Call Paul Bergstrom, our Executive Secretary, at 630/403-5010
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7 months ago
Allan Lacki
Hi Everybody, CORSA Holiday Cards are Now Available! Twenty cards and envelopes to a pack. Santa in a Corvair convertible with a big sack of gifts on the front, CORSA logo and QR code on the back. Inscription inside reads, "Oh what fun it is to ride! Happy Holidays." Printed on heavy semi-gloss white card stock. Price: $20 per pack plus shipping. Order yours today - you don't n
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7 months ago
Allan Lacki
Al Lane, You are exactly the kind of person who qualifies! CORSA is trying to attract people who have never ever joined CORSA before. Al Lacki
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7 months ago
Allan Lacki
CLICK HERE TO JOIN!.... TO RENEW! A Free Incentive to Join the Corvair Society of America! CORSA is providing a great incentive for new members to join our club. If you have never been a member of CORSA before, this is for you. Between now and December 31, each new CORSA member will receive a free copy of Corvair Basics - a 190 page technical manual for anyone new to Corvairs or t
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7 months ago
Allan Lacki
Corvair is the Marque @ VIR...Free Tickets (limited)! Here is a wonderful offer from Chuck Hellings, 65 Corsa owner and director of Sales and Marketing for Heacock Classic collector car insurance. Heacock is sponsoring the Heacock Classic Gold Cup at the Virginia International Raceway in Alton, VA on Sept. 21-23. This is a vintage road racing event and the featured marque is the Chevy Cor
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7 months ago
Allan Lacki
And now, the Car Display results are out there on the CORSA website. All the results are contained in a single PDF file. Use the same link as shown in my preceding post. Again, you need to have a CORSA username and password to log in. Did you say you're not a member of CORSA? Then please join us! www.corvair.org :D
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7 months ago
Allan Lacki
With the exception of the Car Display, the results for all the 2018 CORSA Convention events are posted on the CORSA website. You can use the "CORSA News" link on the website or use the link below to find them. (Either way, you'll need to log in with your username and password): :)
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8 months ago
Allan Lacki
I got a copy of Richard Finch's "How to Keep Your Corvair Alive" back in 1988. Before that, I only did tune-ups and shock absorbers. His book gave me the confidence to work on my Corvair properly. His instructions for using jack stands probably kept me alive, never mind my Corvair!
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8 months ago
Allan Lacki
The schedule says that, on Saturday, 1:00pm-4:00pm, there will be a Road Tour. If anybody is looking for a navigator, I'll be happy to oblige! I'll be at the Homecoming.
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8 months ago
Allan Lacki
CORSA Members! Scores from the 2018 CORSA Convention are now available for viewing at our website. All events are accounted-for except the Car Display People’s Choice Awards: The easiest way to see them is to simply paste this URL into your browser: Alternatively, you can log on to the CORSA website at www.corvair.org and look for the “CORSA Convention 2018” page under “CORSA N
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