<VV> 50th celebration of Corvair introduction.

Jay Maechtlen jaysplace at laserpubs.com
Thu Oct 2 12:20:41 EDT 2014

I guess I could celebrate it as (approximately) the 54th for my car.
And, it's about 35 years since I saw it (the Toy) the first time in the 
back shop of Driveshaft Specialist.
"What's that?"
" - oh, it's just a toy..."

On 10/2/2014 8:49 AM, Vairtec Corp via VirtualVairs wrote:
> While the 1959 introduction remains ingrained in my memory (my father 
> and I went to the dealer than evening to see the radical Corvair), I 
> also remember quite vividly the first new '65 I saw: The neighbor 
> directly across the street bought a yellow '65 Monza as soon as they 
> appeared.
> I remember being impressed with how HUGE the taillights were!  All 
> Corvair taillights today seem puny, but in the Fall of 1964, the 
> change from the early model taillights (which were plenty bright in 
> their day) to the new '65s was striking.
> But I cannot celebrate this anniversary as a 50th, as I own nothing so 
> modern as a 1965 Corvair.  My newest Corvair is a '64.
> --Bob
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Jay Maechtlen SoCal '61 2-dr modified w/fiberglass skin, transverse 3.8 
Buick V6 TH440T4 trans

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