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13 years ago
Lurker
3391. ultra van
"Group Ultravan" for info on the white whales: They would know of whales for sale...
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13 years ago
don meyer
3392. ultra van
I am trying to get info on Ultra Vans for sale in the South Eastern states(pref Florida). If there are any Ultra Van owners out there that have a unit for sale I'd like to hear from you. I can do body work/paint& mech work...etc, so I am willing to take on a project or a resonably priced driver. Thanks Don
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13 years ago
BillPappy
3393. for sale
For Sale: 1968 UltraVan # 417, completely original inside and out, 9745 original miles ! 110 hp Corvair engine and powerglide transmission, have all the original factory delivery papers including " it`s ready to pick up " telegram ! It has been in storage for 16 years so it will need restoration and paint. $3000 Firm John Howell Lenoir City, TN UV417@bellsouth.net
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13 years ago
Larry Forman
Hi Brent, You are doing essentially what the Ultravan people have done, except you might be going even heavier. One issue the Ultravan people have had with the powerglide was the pinion gear spinning on the shaft. This typically happens when you are towing up a heavy grade and the powerglide upshifts. If you leave the throttle floored, the torque shock at upshift spins the pinion gear. You c
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13 years ago
Larry Forman
Hi Brent! Many thanks, since I am just starting on this latest quest and needed to be set straight. I was wondering about all this, since I could not find any record in my stuff about Late 3.89s. The application is for a possible purchase next month of an Ultravan. Common wisdom with these folks is that the 3.89 is the gear set that works best. Others are a compromise. Not a surprise. OK
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13 years ago
Larry Forman
Hi Heath, Leaving Saturday, Sept. 10 in the very early AM hours. Ritt is coming with me and we will drive essentially non-stop the 24 hrs until we reach Custer, SD and the National Ultravan rally. Returning starting early the following Thursday, possibly caravanning in an Ultra for the return trip. Larry
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13 years ago
Dan Kling
Hi James, I see that many have responded with great advice. I'd like to add that I myself find it easier to raise the entire body off the engine/transmission instead of jacking the car high in the air and lower the engine/transmission on a jack. What I do is get everything disconnected like axles, linkage, gas line, speedo cable, exhaust etc. Then I lower the car to the ground and place the
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13 years ago
Dan Kling
It was a joke, really it was!! I don't drive like that. But I have had to panic stop several times over the course of 17 years, havn't had to clean my shorts yet and havn't lost control. It's just that Chet seems to want to autocross his rampside while hauling 1500Lbs of iron scrap and then claim that it doesn't handle or brake good. I'm just saying that with a little defensive driving, you c
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13 years ago
Dan Kling
Well, my first question would be, why are you taking hairpin turns at +45mph with a 1500lb load in a 3/4 ton payload vehicle? Hello? Most hairpin turns I've seen are about 15mph and that's pushing it in an empty 1960's era car let alone a truck. Especially a truck with it rated payload capacity maxed out or close to it. Second, hitting the brakes and swerving in any vehicle is a bad decis
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13 years ago
Dan Kling
Actually, I have panic stopped many times when loaded going 65-70mph and it performs fine. Didn't have any problems and yes, I've locked up the tires at that speed before. But hey, they didn't have ABS systems on any car back then. I even once had to take the dirt shoulder at 65 mph while applying the brakes. As I said before, it rides and handles at least as good as its contemporaries of the
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13 years ago
VairKing
Its this saturday! Weather will be perfect! There will be DOZENS of Corvairs, including V8VAIRS and ULTRAVANS!
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13 years ago
Dan Kling
I own a 1961 Greenbrier, have for 17 years. I load it regularly for camping and havn't had any problems with it handling the load or the road. It may very well be that people that have had negative experiences are driving FC's that are not properly maintained or just plain worn out. My experiences with Corvairs is that most people don't want to spend the time or money to fix them or maintain t
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13 years ago
ral1963
Added "The Reactor"- custom showcar, the AGL-4, and the VW/Porsche conversions to the list.... Anything else... Prototypes and one off's Cameo Rampside Prototype Super Monza - Speciality Pinky Convertible - Speciality Astro 1 GM Showcar Bertone Testudo Corvair Showcar Calvair Stirling-engined vehicle Corphibian Prototype Fitch Phoenix - John Fitch Fitch Super Sprint -John Fitch G
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13 years ago
ral1963
Excellent list so far..... I have about 10 more on my list.......There are still some common ones and the rest are slightly obscure... List to date... 1960 Cameo sided Rampside 1960 Super Monza 1961 and 1962 Pininfarina-bodied Corvairs Amante GT Art Silva 215 Astro 1 Azteca Bertone "Testudo" Corphibian Crown Corv-8 Corvair powered Pontiac Polaris prototype Deserter GS Devin C
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13 years ago
ral1963
I'll start with a few to set the example... 1. Yenko Stinger 2. Monza GT Showcar 3. Ultravan 4. Manx Dine buggy
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13 years ago
Bill Elliott
Finally was able to chat with John Moody. He is indeed excited that his "white whale" has returned to the Corvair "fold". The PG trans he used sat on a shelf for some 14 years before being installed in the VW... then it worked flawlessly for a few years (and a few thousand miles) but then began the current behavior while John still owned it (2000/2001). He has a already tried the usual tri
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13 years ago
Bill Elliott
Apologies for those who read this on VV last night, but since it came up I thought you'd appreciate the whole story: So you ask why a report on an import car show NOT being marked off topic on VirtualVairs? Well, I'll tell you.... First, I drove up my Tatra 2/603 to the meet, it's first extended outing. (For those of you that are unfamiliar with it, it uses a rear-mounted aircooled hemi hea
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13 years ago
Dan Corley
Royce/Harry, I would love to meet up and pick your brains on corvairs. No I won't have my '64 FC with me (photo under 'members' section) as I will have the 4 kids and wife and they like the suburban better. O.k. so I also have to do a carb rebuild and replace the fuel lines and clean the tank again before the next camping trip, but whatever. Feel free to email me with your availability and
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