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Marion, Ohio
United States


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VERY nice looking Vair!
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That is one gorgeous corvair ! ! !

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1965 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible (The Vair)

Last updated Oct 1, 2008  

Photo of a 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible (The Vair)


Became 3rd owner of this car on March 1, 1970 (how's that for anal?) The engine has been rebuilt and the body painted twice in that time. Current color scheme of charcoal gray with Z-28 inspired stripes was done in 1997.


140hp, 4-speed

Factory Options

140hp engine was an option in 1965.


Cam reground in 1971 - .445” lift, 280 duration (from memory & is an estimate)
.060” overbore cylinders – 280 finish
.060” over Keith Black high performance pistons
Moly rings
Aluminum valve covers w/ black oxide finish
Aluminum pan w/ black oxide finish
Stainless steel valves – intake and exhaust
· High volume oil pump
· High performance clutch; Dale bolted flywheel, pressure plate and disc (throwout bearing, input shaft seal and Oilite bronze bushing)
New distributor
Electronic ignition
Wolf Enterprises “Performance” carbs
Quick steering box & arms (not installed)
Corsa Enterprises Front Air Dam (not installed)