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Cars > TomHughes’s Garage > “Lucy”


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Baltimore, Maryland
United States


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CorvairJim’s Profile Photo
Dec 22, 2008 at 8:15 am
Those ZX wheels really set it off! trophy image
ncwitte’s Profile Photo
Jul 12, 2006 at 9:26 pm
Tom, nice early. I gave it a five.

SickSpeedMonte’s Profile Photo
Jun 23, 2006 at 8:46 am
Hey man, nice Corvair! There is a guy that brings his to a local car cruise and pops the trunk... there is a hampster wheel in there and a sign that says "Hampster is on break"
lol, my mom also learned how to drive in a Corvair. Welcome!

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1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza (Lucy)

Last updated Mar 23, 2009  

Photo of a 1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza (Lucy)


This car was purchased as a pair with Ringo (daughter's 1961 Monza Coupe). It is currently my daily driver, and I'm modifying for racing.


Coupe, red exterior, black interior, 102HP engine, 4-sp transmission

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Front end springs have one coil cut out of each. 1983 280ZX wheels with 195/70-14 Dunlop tires.

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An Update on Lucy (my '63 Chevy Corvair)

I've been working on her on-and-off over the winter. Here's the highlights: - Removed the spoiler since it rubbed a lot. I'll save it for the times I take her on the track. - Installed dual exhaust using FlowTech Raptor Turbo Mufflers. I need to take some...

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Lucy's List

I was going through car receipts the other night and found the one The Corvair Ranch wrote up when getting my '63 Corvar back on the road. I had towed her up there when my previous daily-driver was totalled by stop sign running dump truck. Here's the list...

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Lucy Had the Shakes

I bought three decent used tires (Goodyears, $80, mounted and balanced) last Saturday in preparation for the drive down to SC for Christmas. I figured driving 1000 miles at highway speeds on the tires that came from the junkyard with the 280ZX wheels wasn't...

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