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Cars > Challenges > “Canada Vair” Vs “Corsa coupe”

 

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65Corvaircrazy

M–52
Deep River, Ontario
Canada

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ncwitte

M–52
Lansing, Michigan
United States

 

1965 Chevrolet Corvair Monza

“Canada Vair”

1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa

“Corsa coupe”

 
Photo of: 1965 Chevrolet Corvair
Photo of: 1965 Chevrolet Corvair
 

Head to Head

 

About “Canada Vair”

Found this car in a field in 1990. It hadn't been on the road since 1973. I have been working on it for 6 years now performing a complete and extensive ground up restoration

About “Corsa coupe”

Purchased: 1987

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

www.wittelaw....sonal/legends

 

Specs for “Canada Vair”

110 Hp Air Cooled Six Cylinder with 4 speed manual transmission

Specs for “Corsa coupe”

140 hp 4 spd.

 

Factory Options for “Canada Vair”

Monza trim

Factory Options for “Corsa coupe”

Corsa model

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

Padded dash

AM radio; later upgraded to factory AM/FM radio with rear speaker

 

Mods for “Canada Vair”

Everything has been replaced or rebuilt.
- Performance Cam
- Electronic Ignition
- Dual Exhaust
- Dual Batteries
- Racing Seats, power windows, door locks and power top, custom centre console
- 9 piece body kit
- 15" Cragar wheels with 225/50 on rear and 205/55 on front
- Dual master cylinder
- Custom Stereo including; 3 amplifiers (800 watts), Digital Capacitor, 9 speakers with 10" sub, 6 disc CD Changer, 6.5" video screen with DVD Player and color night vision camera, with Digital Signal Processor, Analog gauges to monitor Amp temp, signal strength and battery voltage.

Mods for “Corsa coupe”

Clark's oil pan
Dished forged pistons
Isky cam
Pertronix electronic ignition

 

Photo Albums 1 – 2 of 2

Cover photo of Corvair Beginings album
Corvair Beginings
Photos: 20
Cover photo of Then and Now album
Then and Now
Photos: 17
 

Previous Photo Albums Next Photo Albums

Photo Albums 1 – 2 of 2

Cover photo of Motor Wheel Spyders 2 album
Motor Wheel Spyders 2
Photos: 8
Cover photo of Corsa coupe album
Corsa coupe
Photos: 12
 

Previous Photo Albums Next Photo Albums

 

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Points for Canada Vair Total Votes Points for Corsa coupe
24 10 26

 

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