<VV> Corvair stolen yesterday - keep your eyes peeled

Ray R. (aka Grymm) vairguy at echoes.net
Thu Jul 1 19:41:53 EDT 2010

I got locked out of the Corsa coupe a couple months back...  kinda funny I 
changed the door locks to new ones, then went out of town without taking the 
new key with me  =P.

Anyway I used a plastic coat hanger to just reach in from between the front 
and rear glass and pop the lock button up....   the whole ordeal lasted less 
than a minute and resulted in not the tiniest bit of damage to the car...

And we all know (and so do a lot of high school kids) what a joke an old 
fashioned ignition switch in the dash is.....  look up under the dash and 
without breaking or unbolting a single thing there's all the wires you need 
to do an old fashioned hotwire job!  I'm in even worse shape...  a while 
back I started up the Corsa and moved it, as I got out of the car I realized 
the key I had in the ignition was the key to a completely different car.... 
my ignition switch works with a screwdriver... and I didnt' even know it.

I got a replacement switch today, assuming I can get it turning freely.. tis 
a bit corroded =P.

Ray R.

> Plus, this car is a convertible.  You can lock it, but there has hardly
> been a car made that is easier to break into than a late model Corvair
> convertible.  If you don't feel like cutting the roof with a knife, you
> can just pull the door glass aside.
> --Bob Marlow
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