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by barrist
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: 65 Corsa by barrist
Replies: 33
Views: 4281

Re: 65 Corsa by barrist

Anyone know of a cure for " The while I'm There " BUG ? Brakes and Shocks...........that's what I said. :doh: Then started looking at the Clark's website........... Well, guess I'll Upgrade to the Dual M/C (and New Lines of course) New Brake Lines, guess I'll add the Gas Line ( it's right here on th...
by barrist
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: 65 Corsa by barrist
Replies: 33
Views: 4281

Re: 65 Corsa by barrist

Well, 2017 is Over...............

Time to make plans for This Year.

Head Start, Wheels and Tires (Christmas)
New wheels 004 (800x600).jpg
New Wheels 10(800x800).jpg
Next Up, Order time for Brakes and Shocks...............
by barrist
Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Backspace & Offset ? Need Help
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Re: Backspace & Offset ? Need Help

Well Guys, tires and wheels made it here. Just "HAD" to try them ON. 9 degrees, and Corvair is stored in the trailer, but it had to be done. New wheels 002 (800x600).jpg Looks like plenty of clearance. New wheels 003 (800x600).jpg And I saved a few bucks, due to fingerprints on the wheels. So, I add...
by barrist
Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Backspace & Offset ? Need Help
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Re: Backspace & Offset ? Need Help

Ordered, I'll let Ya Know how it works. :tu:

Merry Christmas,

Bill & Sherl
by barrist
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Backspace & Offset ? Need Help
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Re: Backspace & Offset ? Need Help

Using http://www.rimsntires.com/specspro.jsp Comparing 185/80/13 5.5x13 to 205/60/15 6.0x15 Suspension clearance: 100% clear (leaves even more room than OEM) Fenders clearance: Package 2 will stick out 31 mm (1.2'') farther. Make sure that you have enough room under the fender. If not, consider narr...
by barrist
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Backspace & Offset ? Need Help
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Re: Backspace & Offset ? Need Help

Thank You Guys for the answers. I'm still researching, The price is right at tire rack, not just a lot of choices or Help there.

Thanks Again,

Bill
by barrist
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Backspace & Offset ? Need Help
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Re: Backspace & Offset ? Need Help

Maybe I should have asked, Is 3 1/2 backspace enough for these 6 inch wide wheels ?

I'm hoping these will work. :pray: Merry Christmas to Me !

Thanks again,

Bill
by barrist
Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: Backspace & Offset ? Need Help
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Backspace & Offset ? Need Help

Will any of these work ? 65 Corsa 15x6 3.50 Backspace 0mm Offset with 205/60R15 841 revs per mile 15x6 3.54 Backspace 4mm Offset with 195/60R15 858 revs per mile 14x6 3.39 Backspace -2mm Offset with 205/70R14 821 revs per mile Thanks for Any Help, I think I'm confusing myself, :dontknow: Bill
by barrist
Sun Oct 29, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: LM's / EM's terminology?
Replies: 9
Views: 630

Re: LM's / EM's terminology?

The best I can think of................. :dontknow:

EM = The hot Gal You were "Interested In"

LM = Your Wife........................ :tu:

Have a Great Day,

Bill
by barrist
Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: 65 Corsa by barrist
Replies: 33
Views: 4281

Re: 65 Corsa by barrist

Well, Thanks to the Wife, and Her Niece, They all 3 made it. :sad5:
Indepence Day Show2017 002 (800x600).jpg
The One in the middle, even got a trophy.
Indepence Day Show2017 005 (800x600).jpg
by barrist
Tue Jun 27, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: 65 Corsa by barrist
Replies: 33
Views: 4281

Re: 65 Corsa by barrist

The "Corv" Brothers, went to a show this weekend. :doh:
1st  Heritage Point Car Show 01.jpg
If the weather is good, All go this coming weekend. 1st time all 3 out together.
by barrist
Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: Definition of "Patina"
Replies: 15
Views: 698

Re: Definition of "Patina"

"Patina" = I have better things to spend money on..............................

I can Buy BIG wheels, and a killer sound system.

That's what "Patina", means to Me. :td:

Have a Great Day,

Bill
by barrist
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Corvair Talk
Topic: OPG has a Corvair catalog coming soon
Replies: 56
Views: 3728

Re: OPG has a Corvair catalog coming soon

I would just like to see a Catalog. All I have so far, are E-mails from OPG.

Maybe I'm wrong,

Bill
by barrist
Tue Dec 13, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: DIY - Explanations and Demonstrations
Topic: INSTALLING CONVERTIBLE TOP 65 MONZA
Replies: 11
Views: 1073

Re: INSTALLING CONVERTIBLE TOP 65 MONZA

It "Can" be Done.............Just don't expect to do it in a weekend.

viewtopic.php?f=52&t=6304

Read ALL that you can, and be prepared to redo it a few times. :banghead:

Good Luck, We are here...........................Just ask

Bill
by barrist
Sat Oct 29, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Indiana!
Replies: 9
Views: 564

Re: Greetings from Indiana!

Welcome to the Forum ! :welcomeparty:

Not sure what help you are looking for, but I can help with how NOT to do a convertible top on a '65.

Where at in Indiana?
by barrist
Sat Mar 19, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Member's Rides, Projects, and Builds
Topic: 65 Corsa by barrist
Replies: 33
Views: 4281

Re: 65 Corsa by barrist

Yes, I used the instructions from Clarks. Many measurements that help.

I also viewed ALL the videos that I could find.

Good Luck, and Enjoy. :tu:

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