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John & Teresa Miller have a 'thing' for Corvairs.
 Welcome to the affordable vintage car. 
Almost 2 million were made, gas mileage is good.
 They drive and handle like no other vintage car: 
Unibody construction,lightweight aluminum engine. 
Many features in today's autos came from the technology
 developed in the 10 years Chevy produced Corvairs.
 The only car proven safe on US highways in a court of law.
All Electric car?  Corvair did it better than Volt 50 yrs ago.
   Links:
Electrovair II
 Jay Leno's Garage
  Owned by an older fellow who had done some great work on it but didn't quite finish.   A local guy bought it and we mentored him for a while before he decided he just couldn't see it through. 
The undercarriage of the truck is VERY nice, the engine is a
replacement block with a "T" code...and it's a 4 speed.
It received the new paint job just finished October first.  
It runs and drives great.  The stance is just right, and a new seat will top off a very nice rampside truck.  It will be for sale fall of 2021.
a few things to do with it yet before it's ready to go.
1963 Corvair 95 Rampside truck.  80hp 4 speed.
Rescued in Feb of 2020, 2021 has it up and running with a newly rebuilt transmission and differential.  Working on getting it into the body shop so stay tuned! 
2021 is the year of the truck!   We had sort of passed on this one years ago, thinking it was not much more than a parts truck.  With the popularity and the values going where they have, we took another look at this one and decided to bring it home.   We have an engine being built for it, powerglide and all the bits and pieces to make it a nice driver.  Probably won't get a whole lot done on it this year, but over the winter, probably see it up and going. 
June of 2021:  Latest rescue
A real time capsule.  1967 4 door hardtop.   Factory AC, AM/FM radio with rear speaker, special steering wheel.   Hasn't been on the road since the 80s with 28k original miles.   Yes, it needs all the regular work done to make it road worthy, but what a great little car.  The "twin" to John's 67 coupe that had 27k miles when we bought it.
We first saw this car in 2009.   Have talked with the family for years in order to get it.  No, not thinking of selling it ANY time soon!
1961 Rampside originally 80hp powerglide.
Corvair rescue, that's what it's about. 
We don't do nearly as many or total restorations as we used to. 
However, this sad little truck has sat unfinished for so long,
it deserved a makeover and WOW did it turn out great. 
The truck sports a newly rebuilt 110hp engine to go with the late model
powerglide transmission and differential.   Plenty of get up and go for those scenic road trips we enjoy.  
Check to the left to see the truck's transformation!


What is it?   Why is it on a Corvair page?   It's a Whale
1969 140hp powerglide, the Corvair Ultra Van is a unique beast.  

#509 is the last Ultra Van assembled to have a Corvair drive train.  
With the Corvair discontinued in 1969, the folks in Hutchison KS
would have to come up with other options to keep their unique RV
on the road. There was limited success and the Ultra Vans
stopped production in 1970. 
There are currently believed to have been 376 Ultra Vans built:

320 were equipped with Corvair engines (1-11, 201-509)
49 were equipped with 307 cid Chevy V8 engines (510-556, 558-559)
1 was equipped with a 455 cid Olds V8 engine (TU-100)
3 were equipped with 350 cid Olds V8 engines (601, 603, 604)
1 was equipped with a 1.6 liter Chevette inline-4 engine (700)
2 were unpowered (602, 605)

Weighing in at about 3500 lbs, they can get between 15-20mpg
1965 Canadian Built Evening Orchid Corsa 140hp 4 speed
This is a senior division car from convention 2016   The car is quick
and a lot of fun to cruise through the Ozark curvy hill roads
White interior is my favorite in the Evening Orchid.  
1966 Corsa Convertible power top
When the tropic turquoise Corsa left home, I decided I wanted another red convertible.  This time with a white interior, power top and a black deluxe cloth top.  WOW, it's turned out nice.  A beautiful driver, it also has a newly rebuilt drive train.   It's ready for a long road trip!  
140hp, 4 speed, 327 diff, it's a highway car. 
Look who is back in the collection?  Yes, the gorgeous 1966 Corsa convertible that we restored in February 2014 has found its way home. 
Delighted to have it back.
In fact, so delighted that we put the drive train that we built for the red 66 Corsa convertible in this car.  Fully rebuilt 4 speed transmission and 355 differential, it has lots of get up and go.  30 over, 270 cam, everything is new.  Tom Knoblauch heads insure that it breathes well and a dropped valve seat is not in the car's future.  On the maiden trips, it's getting between 19 and 20 mpg in the hills and twisty roads of MO and AR.
Check the car's page to the left to see some of the car's history 

1962 Monza wagon  84hp power glide automatic.
ONLY 2362 were produced for the first half of 1962, Chevy discontinued the Corvair wagon half way through the year.  
Originally had the cloth bench seat, we replaced it with
 bucket seats.  The black 1962 reproduction vinyl from 
Clark's Corvairs is highlighted with stainless buttons.  
We're very pleased with the outcome.
 Heated seats, new stereo and the new wheels & tires, this baby IS on the road after more than 20 years in storage.   


1967 Monza 110hp powerglide
This beautiful car came to us in 2012 with 27k miles. 
Bought new by a lady who loved her car, she left it to a grandson
who was only 13.  Her brother kept the car until the grandson was older,
the grandson snubbed the car and put it on Craigslist.
We had it repainted in 2014.  The enamel paint had faded and
there were a few flaws that we just couldn't leave on a car this nice.
It drives as smooth and quiet as a new car.  It's seriously quick and a fun driver through the hills of Missouri and Arkansas.
*this one won't be going up for sale.  It's our retirement car for when we have only one Corvair.    2021 has 45k actual miles
1965 Monza Sport Sedan SS. 110hp 4 speed
This 4 door hardtop is a 'rebound' car back to the collection.  A tribute car, it won't be leaving again.   February of 2012, we purchased this car from Tom Sauter of Murphy TX.  Hal Turngren of Illinois got his eye on it and HAD to have it.  When Hal passed, it went up for sale and Jami Schield of Belleville purchased it for her husband Rob as a surprise.
Rob found one of our cards in the car and called John.   A deep friendship developed and we were heartbroken on Labor Day 2020 when Rob was killed in an accident.  
He was a 'one of a kind' friend and will never be forgotten
    #wwrd  what would Rob do  #staglife  *Not for sale, ever

1963 coupe AKA "Rusty"
In the category YARD ART, it's here
for the enjoyment of the tourists and locals. 
It is amazing how many times this car has been
photographed in the past four years! 
We don't leave our good Corvairs outside, so it's fun to have
one that is available for those tourist "kodak moments"
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