CORVAIR FC 95 Vs FORD ECONOLINE & VW VINTAGE FILM

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CORVAIR FC 95 Vs FORD ECONOLINE & VW VINTAGE FILM

Unread post by UNSAFE » Wed Apr 22, 2015 8:57 am

My latest -- It's a Chevy / Jam Handy filmstrip comparing the new Fc 95 with the Ford Econoline and the VW van .

It is titled " The Right Price "

Not too much VW stuff and it's towards the end .

Comments are welcome :dontknow:

https://youtu.be/q6RNp153JSw

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Unread post by Danny Joe » Wed Apr 22, 2015 1:13 pm

:tu: Good one, Kevin :tu:

Love the facts, you probably couldn't find all that in one place anywhere else!
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Unread post by spyderman64 » Wed Apr 22, 2015 2:02 pm

Did anyone else notice the snazzy wheel covers on the 2-tone Rampside? Too bad they weren't actually available to the public.

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Unread post by bbodie52 » Wed Apr 22, 2015 2:35 pm

:goodpost: :ty:

A very convincing presentation by GM. In the end I found myself wondering why they don't bring the Corvair vans and trucks back into production. They were a convincing design — especially for the business and industrial crowd. A real workhorse!

Too bad the sales and production statistics were low, and the line was phased out in 1964-1965. However, Ford Econoline vehicle production in 1961 was 51,396, which was not exceptionally higher than the Corvair line totals of 47,557 — a difference of 3,839 vehicles. I think Corvair had a real winner! I wonder how many potential customers actually saw this Corvair/Ford/VW comparison presentation, as seen in your video.
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Unread post by spyderman64 » Wed Apr 22, 2015 3:45 pm

One disadvantage of the Corvair vans that was conveniently ignored was that for those who needed a truck for the building trades, 4'X8' sheets of plywood or drywall could not be flat-loaded through the Corvair's rear doors.

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Unread post by cad-kid » Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:05 pm

Nice transfer Kevin :tu:
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