1961 Chevrolet Corvair Project From Norway

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The Corvair looks like its coming along very nicely! :tu:
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Valve Covers sanded down, primered and painted:

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Oil pan also sanded down, primered and painted:

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Alternator is not an original one but actually out of a Ford of some kind.
The brackets made is okay looking and i checked it and it works like a charm.
So i got it all cleaned up and gave it a touch with the Eastwood Paint made for components like alternators and such.
Bad photo but looks brand new out of the box, it will do okay

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Scott Howey wrote:The Corvair looks like its coming along very nicely! :tu:
Thanks Scott :tu:
Been doing much work with all the little bits and pieces so most of the parts are ready to install when the car is painted.
But i can tell that the bodywork has started now, i have been pulling lots of hours in front luggage compartment.
So hopefully there will be some difference on the body within the weeks :).

Waiting on front suspension parts and gaskets on the engine for now
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Project is full ahead, sorry for not posting.
But been welding, welding, and even more welding.
The car had some real surprises going......
95% done with the rustrepair, and im getting there slowly :).

Have trouble with some Corvair vendors that dont care much about overseas customers.

If anyone have a upper control arm for the passanger side and both strut rods than i would gladly buy them from you.
I can have the car on the ground with these parts really soon now...
Have paypal and would love som Corvair help from you guys :tu:

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The inside floor painted, well at least 70% of it.
The rest will get a different touch.
Good to finally have a rust free floor!

Nevermind the sticker on the roll bar, it will die when the bar goes to paint
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I just read this complete thread and I think your doing a GREAT job on the whole thing, keep up the good work.
And we are keeping an eye on you and your progress. FINE JOB. Jimbo :fc front:

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Are you looking for used or new for these parts?

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Jimbo wrote:I just read this complete thread and I think your doing a GREAT job on the whole thing, keep up the good work.
And we are keeping an eye on you and your progress. FINE JOB. Jimbo :fc front:

Thank you sir :tu:
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DerekKim wrote:Are you looking for used or new for these parts?
Looking for good used since most of these things will have a date with the spray gun :wave:
Looks like a gentleman on here have all the parts i need :).

As soon as a control arm is in house i can finally put the car back on the ground and on its own four wheels since the end of the 80s :tu:
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So, the well known cat is out of the bag:
In the next issue of Bilsport Magazine (biggest car magazine in Scandinavia) there will be a project article on the Corvair.

And today they put some updates on their page.
So boys and girls: This is the final rendering on my project and is set to debut in some very short months.

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I have most of your parts gathered up, did you need both lower control rods or just 1? car is looking good! :tu:

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davemotohead wrote:I have most of your parts gathered up, did you need both lower control rods or just 1? car is looking good! :tu:
Need only the one :tu:
Thanks Dave :tu:
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I saw him post this pic on Facebook today. It's phenomenal looking!
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i saw this instagram, it really turned out awesome!
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For Your Enjoyment
I pulled this group of photos from Facebook...

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A Corvair of the Month, and perhaps Corvair of the Year if I ever saw one!!! :not worthy: :clap: :tongue: ::-): :coolphotos:
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Thank you for the copy of the pictures Brad :-)
As you may see i havent had the time for so much internet lately :-)
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