<VV> Corvair Radio/Speakers

Harry Yarnell hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
Sun Oct 2 21:06:53 EDT 2005

Yep, sounds like all the AM/FM's I've got in my old cars. They sound and 
tune horribly. It's a factor of age, germanium transistors, and electrolytic 
capactors that are old and no longer work as intended.

Harry Yarnell
Perryman Garage and Orphanage
hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Russ Moorhouse" <corvair65 at verizon.net>
To: "VV" <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Sunday, October 02, 2005 8:58 PM
Subject: <VV> Corvair Radio/Speakers

> My '65 coupe has the original AM/FM with rear seat speaker in it.  The 
> original owner replaced the stock speakers with Clark's replacement 
> speakers at some point, but he doesn't remember when.
> The problem I have with the radio is it doesn't hold well on a station 
> when it's set on FM.  It shifts slightly and you have to deep adjusting 
> the tuner knob.  Also the sound doesn't have much in the way of frequency 
> range.  It's rather tinny sounding, about equal to an old hand held 
> transistor radio,
> Is this normal for these radios to be this way?  I don't remember my '64 
> Olds F-85 sounding like this and it only had an AM radio, the same with my 
> '65 Impala.  Did they just use a very basic radio on the Corvair?
> Russ Moorhouse
> '65 Corsa coupe 140 HP
> Group Corvair Member
> Corsa Member
> Kent Island, MD
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