<VV> Oddities

Mike Kost vairmike at sbcglobal.net
Mon Mar 21 09:33:49 EST 2005

I didn't think lug wrench storage in the trunk started until `67 or `68.

Mike Kost

Robert Marlow, Vairtec Corp. wrote:

> At 02:58 PM 3/18/2005, J R Read_HML wrote:
>> I have noticed items that seem to get started or carried over at 
>> about the time of model year change over.  Examples, an early '65 
>> (sold in Oct of '64) that had the sleeve on the left heater hose and 
>> a late '66 that had two holes in the trunk for brake lines even 
>> though it had a single master.
> My '66 500 coupe (see 
> http://www.corvair.org/chapters/njace/painting_a_corvair_in_2004.html 
> ) was built during September, 1965, the first month of production for 
> the '66 model year.  The car has two features unique to 
> early-production 1966 Corvairs: The lug wrench storage is still in the 
> engine compartment, whereas later cars had it in the trunk, and the 
> taillights have the smaller center rings instead of the wider ones 
> which as most of us are aware appeared midyear.
> --Bob
> Robert W. Marlow
> Vairtec at optonline.net

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