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4 months ago
cnicol
joelsplace Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Cortez the opposite of an Ultravan. Was it the > heaviest ever? Did yours have the Chrysler slant > 6? Heaviest? Not even. My Cortez weighed about 2000# less than our GMCs. Initially, our '69 Cortez was built with a Ford 302 TBM (Truck/Bus/Marine) and a 4-sp manual. I converted it to 455 w/Toro aut
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4 months ago
joelsplace
Cortez the opposite of an Ultravan. Was it the heaviest ever? Did yours have the Chrysler slant 6?
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4 months ago
joelsplace
I can't believe any self respecting Corvair person would consider anything but an Ultravan. Lightest class A ever built as far as I know. I've got 4. One is cheating though since it has a 4.3/700R4.
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4 months ago
vairmech
If you follow the history line of the Ultravan, this is GM's version of the Tiara!
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4 months ago
Phil Dally
Yes that would end up being a fifty thousand dollar rig. But just imagine how bitchen it would be with a disco ball. I know it's coming...Ultra Vans do absolutely nothing for me.
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5 months ago
CorvairCraigZ
Hi everyone! Want to focus on the restoration of Ultravan 001, so all other projects gonna find a new home.This is the one Matt Nall knows about. Bought from Larry in Sacramento, California, for less than 1000 bucks, but I have done a lot of work, including new trailer tires. Always under cover or inside our museum/shop. Upon some closer inspection, the transom has delaminated in spots. IT IS NOT
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5 months ago
MattNall
Only for heavy loads..... Ultravans use the mag fan...
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5 months ago
phill66
Ditto Monza66mo and rnch comments. I have one "collector" vehicle at a time, it's more than enough $$$ and time. I'm so far under water valuation wise on my '68 Coupe de 'Vair, I'm down with the whale feces. My motto is "if it ain't broke, fix it anyway." Also have an overwhelming tendency to gold plate, or in the latest instance, Cosmichrome. I've noticed at various "Cars and Coffee" even
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5 months ago
OttawaCorvairGuy
FC gas heater would not have been factory installed. Any pictures that I have seen of the first Ultravan have never had a heater and/or heater controls under the dash. Even though the FC cables would be longer than the car unit - it still would not be long enough to use (as stock) in an Ultravan. Also, how would one route so many cables?
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5 months ago
CorvairCraigZ
thanks for the helpful info. I may or may not use it as I don't know what heater, if any was in the first ultravan, as he may have just used engine heat as there were two round holes, now covered over by others,in the rear bed area bulkhead. 001 was completed in 1961, so could have had 61 shrouds, for heat, installed. I am still searching for any info or drawings/pictures of when it was first b
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5 months ago
cnicol
I just checked my "pile o'gas heater parts" and unfortunately I do not have a workable gas heater control. In looking at what I have, I'm reminded that each cable and knob assembly is made as a unit and not adjustable or changeable. Cable lengths for FC are different than car cable lengths. While the chrome bases are identical between car and FC, all of the cable lengths are specific to th
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5 months ago
Pedigo
I'm sorry. That is a hideous whale. The most unorthodox RV my eyes have ever seen. I'm physically repulsed by the image before me. TMI?
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5 months ago
MattNall
Hasn't sold yet except for a known $1 and then an undisclosed sum.... And it did make it to a museum.... While back the FIRST UltraVan was sold buy a museum, after many years.... and driven here to Oregon.... may be your neighbor!!! gg
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5 months ago
Caraholic4life
I saw some interesting recent e-bay listings that may be of interest to a select few individuals on this site. 1: 1960 CHEVROLET CORVAIR PARTS AND ACCESSORIES CATALOG MANUAL There are several starting at a Buy it Now of $5.95 + $4.50 Shipping 2: John Fitch Sprint Corvair 8 page catalog 1968 Starting Bid $10.00 + $3.00 Shipping. 3: 1964 Chevy " Ultra Van " step mat - Corvair 1967 sc
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5 months ago
OttawaCorvairGuy
SOLD (No I did not buy it) But wish I could have. :D
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6 months ago
OttawaCorvairGuy
63turbo Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > You might want to try this place > > embly as they do list one of their services as > wire marking, and short > runs. Kevin, Thank you I will try them tomorrow. Eric, Good luck on finding an Ultravan.
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6 months ago
OttawaCorvairGuy
oldqmguy Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > OK, I think we understand your goal! > > Excellent solution for a badly designed Headlight > circuit!! :)-D > > Now tell us "what" you want the "label" to say. > Maybe we can figure out 'how' once we know 'what' > you think it should read. :S > > Again "assuming" that you have thi
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6 months ago
oldqmguy
OK, I think we understand your goal! Excellent solution for a badly designed Headlight circuit!! :)-D Now tell us "what" you want the "label" to say. Maybe we can figure out 'how' once we know 'what' you think it should read. :S Again "assuming" that you have this worked out and have developed a 'kit' to correct the original, not-so-good wiring in the Ultravan would any of our Corvair-ce
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6 months ago
OttawaCorvairGuy
cooterr Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Tony, > > You can use different colored shrink tubing. You > can get by with a color difference or use an > indelible pen and write on the tubing before it is > heated. We do this on commercial aviation wiring. > The writing also shrinks, looks good... Thank you. Don't get me wrong I hav
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6 months ago
OttawaCorvairGuy
This is for those who are curious and those who can't seem to answer simple question(s), i.e. where to buy XYZ or who offers ABC services, without knowing what someone is up to. GGG & LOL (Yes I'm being funny - So don't take it so seriously.) FYI - Ultravans like most vehicles have some issues. Things that were not designed well as they should have been. Wiring on an Ultravan is a joke
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6 months ago
OttawaCorvairGuy
American Mel Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Those one piece windows really look good, I am > just not ready to give up that nice little vent > window. > I wish modern cars had them. I hear ya. I like the old style vent windows too. I like them so much I took a pair off, a year ago, from some of my Corvair doors to see if they would fit o
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6 months ago
Richard
For those on that forum that didn't know what an ultravan is, you could mention the movie "My Girl" with Dan Aykroyd and Jamie Lee Curtis. They may have seen one and didn't know it.
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6 months ago
MattNall
Should've known!!! ggg
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6 months ago
owen
Thanks! She actually got that info from me on Facebook. :)
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6 months ago
OttawaCorvairGuy
I sent this thread link to Owen. Like Mikey who will eat anything. Owen - should know if it is about Ultravans.
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6 months ago
Frank DuVal
BTW, one can join the AACA forum withOUT being an AACA member. So Ultravan owners can post their pictures and answer the questions on there. Owen?
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6 months ago
bobg1951chevy
Frank, I hope she does more research on her grandparents Ultravan .... would be good to hear more.
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6 months ago
Frank DuVal
Victoria Lynn has posted on the AACA forum about her grandfather writing Ultavan technical bullitens back in the 70s 80s.
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6 months ago
American Mel
My questions: (1) Should I replace it? (2) Is graphite the way to go? How long should these last? (3) Will I have a whale of a time getting the double nuts off of the studs to disassemble? Should I replace the studs and nuts with the stainless/brass combo that Clark's offers? (4) Will I have to loosen any other connections in the exhaust path to facilitate disassembly and re-assembly?
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6 months ago
vairTer
Poking around under my 1966 140hp and saw the exhaust packing between the manifold and the exhaust pipe that looked like this: Looks like not much of it is left. My questions: (1) Should I replace it? (2) Is graphite the way to go? How long should these last? (3) Will I have a whale of a time getting the double nuts off of the studs to disassemble? Should I replace the
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