1965 Corvair Corsa Turbo Convertible "PORSCHE KILLER"


EXTREMELY RARE 1965 CORVAIR CORSA TURBO CONVERTIBLE

STARTING POINT, RESCUED FROM A FIELD

VEHICLE HAD BEEN DISASSEMBLED YEARS EARLIER

RUSTED METAL HAD TO BE COMPLETELY CUT OUT AND REPLACED

MORE THAN JUST A LITTLE WORK NEEDED HERE

PREVIOUS DAMAGE WAS REPAIRED WITH 3/4" THICK BONDO

BASIC ENGINE COMPONENTS WERE SALVAGABLE

BODY WAS STRIPPED TO BARE METAL, PRIMED, BLOCKED AND PRIMED

FLOORS, ROCKERS AND REAR OF THE CAR WERE SOLID AND RUST FREE

BODY PAINT COMPLETED AND ASSEMBLY IN PROCESS

NEW TOP INSTALLED

GLASS AND FRONT ASSEMBLY COMPLETE

STAINLESS STEEL HEADERS WERE FABRICATED

THE STOCK EXHAUST DID NOT PROVIDE BOOST UNTIL LATE IN 3RD GEAR AND 4TH GEAR, THE NEW EXHAUST FABRICATION PROVIDED UP TO 20+ POUNDS OF BOOST STARTING RIGHT OFF IDLE, METHANOL INJECTION SPRAY BECAME AN IMMEDIATE REQUIREMENT

WEBBER SIDE DRAFT PROVIDED ADEQUATE FUEL FLOW

FRESH REAR FACIA

ALL NEW INTERIOR COURTESY OF CLARKS CORVAIR PARTS

THE "PORSCHE KILLER" PROJECT WAS VERY FAST AND DROVE LIKE IT WAS GLUED TO THE ROAD

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