<VV> Last Corvair 5999
whubbell at verizon.net
Mon Jul 29 09:19:12 EDT 2013
The problem with a permanent museum is not so much the cost of building it but rather the cost of maintaining it. That requires either a steady stream of visitors or else a very well-endowed permanent trust fund.
On Jul 29, 2013, at 8:43 AM, "Clark Hartzel" <chartzel at comcast.net> wrote:
> Contrary to popular opinion, 5999 has never been in the Ypsilanti Museum.
> Curator Jack Miller already had a blue 1969 Corvair coupe in the museum and
> he didn't want another one. It is currently in the Chevy Hall of Fame
> Museum in Decatur, Ill. It spent a year in the Coralville, Iowa Museum of
> Transportation while the CORSA convention was in Cedar Rapids. It is truly
> a car without a home!
> Any rich person out there want to donate a million dollars so CPF can build
> a permanent museum?
> The Ypsilanti museum has the CPF Super Monza, the last 1969 Corvair body
> shell and a cutaway powertrain display along with some other smaller CPF
> artifacts. There are several other Corvairs there donated by private
> Former CPF Curator Clark Hartzel
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