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Lansing, Michigan
United States


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vegavairbob’s Profile Photo
Apr 5, 2010 at 3:39 pm
Oh man this is my favorite Corvair year and model, and yours is beautiful. I need one of these! trophy!
NO_MAS’s Profile Photo
Aug 14, 2008 at 6:48 pm
Nice Vair and great job bringing her back!
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May 8, 2008 at 5:49 pm
Sweet a-- ride!!!!!

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Photo of a 1966 Ford Mustang
Little Pony

1966 Ford Mustang

Owner: 66caprice

  • Little Pony: 31 pts (loss)
  • Corsa convertible: 44 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 15
  • Ended: Jun 27, 2007
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Quick Silver

2004 Cadillac CTS

Owner: ak_dollaz

  • Quick Silver: 18 pts (loss)
  • Corsa convertible: 37 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 11
  • Ended: Aug 27, 2006
Photo of a 1965 Chevrolet Corvair
The Corsa

1965 Chevrolet Corvair

Owner: corsa

  • The Corsa: 37 pts (win)
  • Corsa convertible: 33 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 14
  • Ended: Jul 24, 2006

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1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa (Corsa convertible)

Last updated Jul 21, 2006  

Photo of a 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa (Corsa convertible)


Purchased: 2004

This car was built in Los Angeles in the third week of February, 1965.

This is the second car I bought on eBay. I bought it from a seller in Montana; it was originally purchased in New Mexico.

The car was completely restored in about a year and a half. The restoration included disassembly of the car, media blasting the body, replacing minimal rusted areas with new metal, powdercoating the convertible top frame and all engine sheet metal, new interior, new top, new shocks, rebuild of motor and transmission, rebuild of brakes, new gas tank, rebuild of carb and turbo, replated bumpers, much new trim, rebuild of instrument cluster and, oh yeah, a respray. The top, dash, carpet, factory pinstripe and half the steering wheel are navy blue.

The full story of the restoration of this car appears at www.wittelaw....ersonal/turbo


180 hp 4 spd

Factory Options

Corsa model

RPO L87 Turbo engine

RPO M20 4 speed with Positraction

RPO Z01 Comfort and Convenience Type "A" (2 speed wipers/washers; Day/Night mirror ; LH Outside Manual Mirror - all models)

RPO A49 Custom Deluxe Type seat belts with retractors

RPO A02 Tinted Windshield

Padded dash

AM radio


Safeguard electronic engine management system
Petronix electronic ignition module
Clark's deep oil pan
Fitch fast steering arms
Fitch steering damper
Fitch quick shift kit
Fitch air bags in springs (defunct)
Antenna relocated to factory rear position to match my other Corsa
150 hp exhaust turbine for less turbo lag
Jet Hot coating on all exhaust

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