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1964 Chevrolet Corvair 900 Monza (64vair)

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1964 CHEVROLET CORVAIR 900 MONZA CONVERTIBLE
Goldenrod Yellow - Black Interior

110 HP Air-cooled Six
Powerglide Automatic

I owned the Corvair from 2001 until 2009. I spotted it under a cover in a driveway, passing by it for many months...bought it non-running and installed a reproduction tar-top Delco battery, drained the tank, installed rebuilt carbs, fuel pump, fuel sender, tune up..got it running; installed new tires and new nos parts including exhaust, lights and bezels, exterior trim and wheel covers. It ran well but the car needed a full restoration including the body, floors, interior and top..decided against the cost and chose to find a rust-free example another time.

Specs

Dimensions - Capacities
Length: 180 in
Width: 67 in
Height: 51.1 in
Wheelbase: 108 in
Front track: 54.4 in
Rear track: 55.1 in
Ground clearance in
Oil capacity w/filter 4 US Qt
Fuel capacity: 14 US Gal
Trunk cap: 12.6 cu ft
Curb Weight: 2663 lbs

Powertrain:
Aluminum Cylinder Case/Aluminum Cylinder Heads
Engine manufacturer: Chevrolet Turbo-Air Six 164
Engine type: spark-ignition 4-stroke
Fuel system: 2 carburetors, naturally aspirated
Valves per cylinder: 2
Additional features: Rochester 1-barrel (2)
Cylinders alignment: Boxer 6
Displacement: 2683 cm3 / 163.7 cu in
Bore: 87.31 mm / 3.4375 in
Stroke: 74.68 mm / 2.94 in
Compression ratio: 9.25 : 1
Power gross: 110 hp / 4400
Torque gross:160 ft-lb / 2600

Drivetrain:
Traction: RWD (rear-wheel drive)
Gearbox: Powerglide Corvair
Transmission type: automatic
Number of gears: 2
Gear ratios (overall):
I 1.82 (6.46)
II 1 (3.55)
Final drive ratio std: 3.55
Standard tires: 6.50 - 13

Performance:
Top speed: 106 mph
0-60 (s) :13.2 sec
0- 1/4mile (s): 18.8
speed at 1/4mile: 71 mph
Turning circle btw. curbs: 38.1 ft
Drag coefficient estimated by a-c: 0.52
Fuel consumption: extra-urban / city / highway / average combined:
19-24 / 14-17 / 16-20 / 18.7

Factory Options

AM Radio
Power Convertible Top
6.50 - 13 Whitewall Tires
Hi-Perf Turbo-Air Six - 110 hp
Powerglide Automatic

note;
P175/80R13 Whitewall Tires added

Mods

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