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Baltimore, Maryland
United States


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Aug 16, 2008 at 9:51 am
this is the first time i've come across this car. i can't belive i've missed it before. great looking car i really like the color combo.
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Jul 13, 2006 at 7:09 pm
Its all about the vairs Man Cool car!
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Jun 30, 2006 at 4:27 am
Nice car! I love black early models.

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1961 Chevrolet Corvair Monza (Ringo)

Last updated Mar 4, 2009  

Photo of a 1961 Chevrolet Corvair Monza (Ringo)


I bought this car for my second daughter. Another father-daughter project. She and I hope to have it on the road by the Fall of '06.


Coupe, 102 HP engine, 2-sp transmission.

Factory Options

None that I can find.


Dual exhaust with glass-packs.

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Attacking the Gas Tank

It's really past time for me to replace the leaking gas tank in the '61 Corvair. Every time my 18 year-old fills the tank she gets a heavy smell of gas. Fortunately, she never has enough money anymore to actually fill the tank so it hasn't been a problem....

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Bad Bearing in the '61

Before Ariel left for college, she told me that he '61 was making a rumbling sound and vibrating. The other day, I drove it to work and confirmed something was amiss. With a little diagnosis, I was confident it was a wheel bearing. Starting at the front, I...

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