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Metalmikejr
Sep 16, 2010 at 4:46 pm
These things are total beasts with a 355 dropped in em. Theres one for sale not far from me.
 
 
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CorvairJim
Jul 30, 2010 at 1:21 am
I still think these were great looking little wagons, with their Corvair Lakewood-inspired louvers in the quarter panels adding a touch of sportiness. They're a lot better looking than, say, a Pinto wagon! biggrin image
 
 

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1973 Chevrolet Vega Kammback (73Kammback)

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Photo of a 1973 Chevrolet Vega Kammback (73Kammback)

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1973 CHEVROLET VEGA KAMMBACK WAGON
Bronze Metallic - Dark Saddle interior

140 CID (2.3 L) Aluminum Block Inline-4
3-speed Automatic Transmission

I bought this Vega wagon with 50k miles in Connecticut in the late 90s.I had an nos Vega hitch installed - The wagon towed a 1970 Cobia 19 ft Runabout/Outboard boat I bought around the same time. I owned it until 2003..parted with it to make room for a '71 Vega Panel Express I had to have. (see my garage)

Specs

Dimensions - Capacities
Length: 172.2 in
Width: 65.4 in
Height: 52 in
Wheelbase: 97 in
Front track: 55.2 in
Rear track: 54.1 in
Ground clearance 4.8 in
Oil capacity w/filter 4 US Qt
Fuel capacity: 11.1 US Gal
Curb Weight - 2600 lbs

Powertrain:
Aluminum Cylinder Block / Cast-Iron Cylinder Head
Engine manufacturer: Chevrolet
Engine type: spark-ignition 4-stroke
Cylinders alignment: Line 4
Displacement: 2287 cm3 / 139.6 cui
Main bearings 5
Valves per cylinder: 2
Additional features: Holley 2-barrel; SOHC
Bore: 88.93 mm / 3.501 in
Stroke: 2.07 mm / 3.625 in
Compression ratio: 8 : 1
Power net: 85 hp / 4800
Torque: 115 ft-lb / 2399

Drivetrain:
Traction: RWD (rear-wheel drive)
Gearbox: GM Turbo Hydramatic
Transmission type: automatic
Number of gears: 3
Gear ratios (overall):
I 2.52 (8.47)
II 1.52 (5.11)
III 1 (3.36)
Final drive ratio std: 3.36
Standard tires: A78 x 13

Performance:
Top speed: 99 mph
0-60 mph (s): 13.1
0- 1/4mile (s): 19.1
speed at 1/4mile: 71 mph
Turning circle btw. curbs: 33 ft
Drag coefficient estimated by a-c: 0.47
Fuel consumption: extra-urban / city / highway / average combined:
22-26 / 14-17 / 22-25 / 19.2

Factory Options

1HV15 - 2 Dr. Kammback Wagon - 2 Seat $2285

L11 -140 CID 85 HP $41
M40 - Transmission, Turbo Hydramatic $193
ZJ2 - Custom Exterior $50
ZJ1 - Custom Interior $101
N40 - Power Steering $92
C51 - Deflector, Rear Window
A01 - Glass, Soft Ray Tinted: All Windows $36
B93 - Door Edge Guard $6
P06 - Wheel Trim Rings $26

Mods

Class III Trailer Hitch and Harness

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