As I recall, that engine was held on with three bolts. One to the very rear (of
frame), the other two to the body (behind the back seat). I base on an incident
from a few years ago when we spotted one where that bolt had broken and the
was actually bummping on the ground! Sparks and all. Still ran! We honked and got
their attention and they pulled over. Heh
Well there you have it folks. I have always said that you can always tell a
good presidential candidate by the way he takes care of his car. This car is
filthy. A man takes care of his car the way that he takes care of his
country. Stains on the carpet, bad paint, just plain dirty. 4 years of him
running the country will leave the US dirtier with stains and scrapes. The
man couldnt even get it painted and detailed before displaying it. The man
has been on the take for years and must be a millionaire and can't afford
the upkeep of an antique. Pure negligence as I am sure he would do the
Because Ralph Nader's book caused GM to revise the suspension on the car,
vastly improving its handling. That change was in 1965, so this 1966 ws a
better car than Nader criticized. I wish I had the money to buy it, I would
love to have the car.
The original Corvair was a deathtrap, but the later versions were quite
There was even a 'Monza' (I think that was the name) with a turbo and 140hp
that was REALLY nice.
But, Naders book killed the Corvair, and no amount of fixes that GM did
could have saved the vehicle.
I had a 'Greenbriar'. It was an 8 door (yep, eight) van with the flat 6.
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