Crown CORV8
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Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Huntsville, AL
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Vehicle Name Crown CORV8
Year 1965
Make Chevrolet
Model Corvair Corsa
Color White
1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa
History Originally built many years ago, sat in AZ for a while before I purchased it. Built using a Crown Manufacturing kit with a rear mounted radiator. I have converted the car to a front radiator configuration similar to the original Crown design.
Exterior
1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa Exterior 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa Exterior 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa Exterior
lower front valance cut to allow airflow to radiator. 1969 Camaro front spoiler. Rallye wheels with small center caps or 87 IROC wheels, or Torque thrust wheels. Rear valance removed for exhaust tips, opening sides will be trimmed at approximately 45 degree angle. Back up lams deleted, replaced with additional tail lights for a 4 brake/tail lamp setup. Quad stainless tips, similar to the newer Corvette with DynoMax mufflers.

Interior
1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa Interior
Kirkey race seats on custom made, lightened seat frames. Dash modified to accomodate additional guagesoil/water temp/volts. New wiring harness, battery cut off switch, and more.

In-Car Entertainment
The sound of a small block Chevy right behind your head!

Under the Hood
1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa Under the Hood 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa Under the Hood
Well, under the hood, which was the trunk now contains the custom built radiator support and ductwork, electric fan, digital fan and electric water pump controller, dual master cylinder, hydraulic clutch master cylinder. The engine, which sits right behind the seats, is a crate 350/290 Edelbrock, Quick Fuel 750, custom ceramic coated headers, HEI

Suspension
Quick steering arms, adjustable gas shocks, Crown sway bars front and rear, rear lower control arm relocation bracket, Corvette lower control arms. Bushings, etc all replaced. Steering components replaced.

Wheel and Tire
Varies... Rally wheels, Torque Thrust D's, IROC Camaro wheels... on going.
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