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February 27, 2021, 06:10:38 AM

Prowler - Corvair (under construction

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this user is offline JonFuller

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on: September 28, 2020, 09:03:44 PM
Nearly Finished now, another week or so I reckon (been on it 5 months, so made some use of lockdown)

https://app.photobucket.com/u/jonfulvia/a/a5d92860-ff9f-4cd8-9793-c661686c3466

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Reply #1 on: September 29, 2020, 07:39:23 AM
 ;-)up ;-)up ;-)up


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Reply #2 on: September 29, 2020, 09:38:31 AM

Great pictures. Looked like a fabulously executed job.
Love it.
Paul


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Reply #3 on: September 29, 2020, 09:49:29 AM
Just as a shout out to Carlie & A-Plan, they just insured this Prowler-Corvair (140) with agreed value classic cover of 20k for 108. How is that even possible!

Great service.


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Reply #4 on: September 29, 2020, 04:33:53 PM
That is an awesome build - love the detail on everything.


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Reply #5 on: September 29, 2020, 09:53:23 PM
Love it great attention to detail and quality workmanship  ;-)up
make it if you can.


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Reply #6 on: September 29, 2020, 10:22:44 PM

Did you rebuild the engine. Where did you source it .
Paul


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Reply #7 on: September 29, 2020, 10:32:52 PM
Bought the engine from Rob Kilham, (it's a 140), and was rebuilt by him a few hours running ago, but he openly says he's no engineer, and I rather suspect I will be puiling it down at some point soon, as I don't feel completely happy with it. I re-did all the tinware, built a new alternator (quite a specific front frame for the corvair) and generally tidied it up, but a full pull down is I think inevitable.
I will likely also ditch the Holley in favour of a pair of twin downdraughts, (probably the Empi built 40's). annoying, as I (today) built the odd air cleaner box to fit around the body! ho hum


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Reply #8 on: September 29, 2020, 10:36:43 PM




this user is offline JonFuller

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Reply #10 on: September 29, 2020, 10:41:13 PM




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Reply #11 on: September 29, 2020, 10:43:27 PM
Next stop roll bar....





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Reply #12 on: September 29, 2020, 10:54:01 PM
My first car was a Beach Buggy, 40 years ago! :-/

Had a Manta Ray some time after that. now just re living a bit of my yoot!









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Reply #13 on: September 30, 2020, 06:12:36 PM
I love old buggy photos  8)
make it if you can.


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Reply #14 on: September 30, 2020, 06:43:54 PM
Getting there...