<VV> NJ Corvair Parts Auction PREVIEW
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Thu Feb 13 12:35:48 EST 2014
The annual NJACE Corvair Parts Auction is this Saturday, February 15,
indoors at Ashley's Auto Body in Flanders, NJ. See all the details at
the bottom of this message.
We never know what will be offered for auction until that day, but some
people have sent me 'teaser' lists. Here are just a few of the items
from those lists:
NOS GM Turbo exhaust Pipe for 1965-66
NOS GM Turbo Outlet Pipe for 1965-66
NOS Gas Tank for 1961-69
Used but good Gas Tank for all FC models
Clark's oil pan
12-plate oil cooler
NOS Heater Control Unit for late model
NOS 65-69 Magnesium engine cooling fan
NOS Master Cylinder
NOS bumper guards for 65-69
NOS Headlight bezels for 1961-64 and for 1965-69
NOS cables for heater, clutch, speedometer, parking brake
NOS Distributor 1110455
NOS blower hubs for early and for late
Set of 1967 bucket seats
NOS AC Air Filter Elements for 1964-69
NOS Backup Lamp Kit for 1960-61
NEW Vintage Downdraft Carburetor Adapter for Turbo
New/Rebuilt Clutch Disc
Collections of 1960 and 1961 Technical Service Bulletins for all Chevrolets
These and upwards of 200 other lots will be sold to the highest bidder.
There is no admission charge and lunch is included! We always have a
lot of fun, and people come in from several states. Here are all the
The New Jersey Association of Corvair Enthusiasts' annual indoor Corvair
Parts Auction is scheduled for Saturday, February 15, at Ashley's Auto
Body on Hillside Avenue in Flanders, New Jersey. All interested persons
are invited to attend. There is no admission charge and lunch is included!
At this event, new and used Corvair parts and accessories are sold at
auction, with a 10% commission of the sale price going to the club
treasury. You may bring parts to sell, you may buy, or you may do both!
Doors open at 9:00 for set-up, bidding begins at 10:30 AM
Did we mention that lunch is included at no charge?
Directions appear below. Here is what you need to know to fully enjoy
First, plan on making a day of it. Due to the nature of how the auction
operates, it is not possible to process any buyers or sellers until the
auction is completed. Doors open at 9:00 for set-up, we begin the
bidding at 10:30 AM, take a pizza break at 12:30, resume the bidding at
1:00 PM, and finish up typically around 2:30 PM. Only at that time can
we tally the sales, collect from the buyers, and pay the sellers.
Second, plan on getting there early. We'll open the doors at 9:00 AM,
to allow time to tag and display any parts you are selling, and to allow
you to peruse the parts being offered.
If you're selling, you will need to fill out a Lot Card for each part or
group of parts being sold individually, so please allow sufficient time
to do this before the start of bidding. Want to get a head start? We
can send you a PDF file of the Lot Card so that you can print your own
and fill them out in advance. Send an off-list message to me to receive
the Lot Card file.
If you are buying -- or even if you think you are not buying -- you will
be issued a Bidder Number by which the auction desk will track all
We ask that items being offered be limited to Corvair parts or
Corvair-related items, only. Typically we have upwards of 200 lots to
get through, so we are not able to deal with items outside of this
Also, we ask that you not bring more than one of the same item to sell.
It is difficult to sell, in an auction setting, multiples of the same
thing. You can, however, sell multiple items in a "lot." You could
offer, say, one lot of six oil filters, instead of six individual oil
Remember that only quality items sell easily, and that greasy, rusty
junk will not only not sell, our very picky auctioneers may not even try
to sell it! Bent and broken pieces have limited appeal. Also, we
usually have more than enough hubcaps and wheelcovers.
The club will deduct a 10% commission on all sales. You may specify a
"reserve" price (the minimum bid that you are willing to accept), you
may specify no reserve, or you may donate items for the full benefit of
Again, the doors open at 9:00 AM for setup, on Saturday, February 15,
rain, snow, sleet or shine!
to Ashley's Auto Body
274 Hillside Avenue, Flanders, NJ
==> From I-80, take Exit 27 for Rt 206 South.
Follow Rt 206 South, to the traffic light at Main Street. This is the
third traffic light from I-80 and comes up after the entrance to the
Oakwood Village apartments on the left. Turn left onto Main Street from
the left turn lane, which will give you a green arrow. Then follow the
==> From I-287/I-78 and south, take Rt 206 North. Follow Rt 206 North,
to the traffic light at Main Street. This is the traffic light just
beyond "The After" roadside restaurant on your right. Turn right onto
Main Street and follow the directions below:
==> From Rt 206 at Main Street, follow Main Street a short distance and
bear left onto North Road. There is no street sign for North Road, so
look for the sign that directs you to Route 10 - Succasunna. Follow
North Road, which will become Hillside Avenue once you cross the
railroad. Continue on Hillside Avenue to Ashley's Auto Body on the left.
Parking is available both in the body shop lot and directly across the
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