1966 Chevrolet Caprice
1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa
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I purchased the car 20 years ago from original owner, for $250 It was originally purchased in Cumberland MD, in October 1966 from McIntyre Chevrolet for $2700.00 I have painted it about every shade of blue, now its Black with Silver flames. It was crushed about 4 years ago in a ice storm, On February 6, 2004 and took approximately 6 months to rebuild, By AL's Auto Body in Martinsburg WV.
Next on the agenda will be a Cowl Induction Hood, New Paint, New Exhaust.
About “Corsa coupe”
I drove to Brighton, Michigan to purchase this car the night before I took the bar exam. It was one of the most straight, rust-free old cars I have ever seen.
The engine has been rebuilt three times since I purchased it, and the car has been repainted three times, once unintentionally (but that is another story).
The story of the last and most comprehensive motor rebuild can be read at
Specs for “chevzilla”
327/300 horse small block with powerglide, 373 gears
Specs for “Corsa coupe”
140 hp 4 spd.
Factory Options for “chevzilla”
No factory options listed.
Factory Options for “Corsa coupe”
RPO M20 4 speed
RPO Z01 Comfort and Convenience Type "A" (2 speed wipers/washers; Day/Night mirror ; LH Outside Manual Mirror - all models)
RPO A02 Tinted Windshield
RPO U73 rear antenna
RPO A49 Custom Deluxe Type seat belts with retractors
AM radio; later upgraded to factory AM/FM radio with rear speaker
Mods for “chevzilla”
Tuck n Roll Interior done by myself, Engine has been bored out 20 over with Edelbrock Performer Intake Crane Cam Kit and Edelbrock Carb, Eagle Alloy Wheels, Black Paint with Silver Flames.
Mods for “Corsa coupe”
Clark's oil pan
Dished forged pistons
Pertronix electronic ignition
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