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Welcome to CorvairKid Enterprises. This web site has a detailed focus on a few particular Corvair topics, rather than a broad survey of the entire Corvair marque. (Several other web sites do a great job of providing the broad story.)

What's New ?

  1. Journey to Switzerland and meet several Swiss Corvair owners and their cars (from the September, 2008 CORSA Communique) and learn about what makes Swiss Corvairs different from those in North America (from the October, 2008 CORSA Communique).
  2. See the latest pictures of the CorvairKid's '66 Canadian Corsa turbo convertible. The car made a trip to Ventura, CA and was featured in Hemmings Muscle Machines (January, 2009 issue).
  3. Find out how to upgrade the fragile Boyne turn signal switch found in 1967-9 Corvairs and Corvettes to the much hardier Delco switch (from the July, 2007 CORSA Communique).
  4. Learn about Corvair original batteries, as installed at the factory and as dealer service replacements (from the August, 2006 CORSA Communique).
  5. Learn about labeling for windshield washer refill bottles, as installed at the factory and by dealers (from the May, 2006 CORSA Communique).
  6. Learn about 1965-69 Corvair coil spring tags (from the June, 2005 Taking Stock newsletter).
  7. Discover how to decode RPOs on the Fisher Body tag in the engine compartment (from the May, 2005 CORSA Communique).
  8. Learn about production statistics for 1965-67 U.S. Corvair Regular Production Options (RPOs), including an addendum (main article is from the March, 2005 CORSA Communique; addendum is new).
  9. Check out pictures of the windshield cowl panel rust repair of the CorvairKid's '66 Corsa 140 convertible. After you click the link above, scroll to the bottom of the page to see the pictures.
  10. Get the latest information on the beta test of the first hydraulic lifter roller cam valve train for the Corvair! (after you click the link above, scroll down the page about halfway).
  11. Learn how to install front seats from a Chrysler Sebring convertible in a 1966 Corvair (from the March, 2003 CORSA Communique).
  12. Unravel the mysteries of 1966 Corvair paint and trim codes (Fisher Body tag info, interior paint schemes, etc.—from the February, 2002 CORSA Communique).

Features

  1. Big-bore Engine Project, which explains what it takes to build a 3.1 liter (190 CID) Corvair engine. Also, read about Graham Dell's 3.0 liter, fuel-injected engine for his Ultravan.
  2. Resource Center for Corvairs outside the U.S., which includes: Information on Corvairs built and sold in Switzerland
    • Eric Boughner's ultra-rare Belgium-assembled '66 Corsa coupe
    • 1966 Canadian turbo convertible registry
    • Differences between U.S. & Canadian late models
    • Production statistics for 1966 Canadian Corvairs
  3. 1962 FC Resource Center, which features:
    • The '62 Loadside registry
    • '62 FC production numbers by month
    • Details on '62 FC standard equipment, tires, options, prices, and colors
    • Information on decoding trim and paint codes
  4. 1964 FC Resource Center, which includes:
    • The '64 Rampside registry
    • '64 FC production numbers by month
    • Details on '64 FC standard equipment, tires, options, prices, and colors
    • Information on decoding trim and paint codes
  5. 1965 Greenbrier Resource Center, which contains:
    • The '65 Greenbrier registry
    • '65 Greenbrier production numbers by month
    • Details on '65 Greenbrier standard equipment, tires, options, prices, and colors
    • Information on decoding trim and paint codes
  6. 1966 Corvair Resource Center, which features:

    '66 Corvair paint and trim code information

    • Details on a very rare '66 Monza coupe built in Willow Run and exported to Belgium
    • Instructions on installing Chrysler Sebring convertible seats
    • Washington 1966 year-of-manufacture license plates, including details on the changeover from from WASH. 63 to WASHINGTON
  7. 5-Speed Transmission Project
  8. Online index of "Stock Is..." articles written by Larry Claypool
  9. Pictures and stories of CorvairKid's vehicles, past and present
  10. Literature collection that focuses on 1964 FC Corvairs and 1966 Corvairs
  11. Links to other web sites that relate to topics on my site
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