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1965 Chevrolet Corvair Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 5 reviews

  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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Ryan writes:
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4 wheel ind. suspension and 60/40 weight distribution

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Crappy heater.

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Ryans Review. — The car is quick but not a very high top speed. Typical old car, but easy to work on. Love the styling but my paint sucks..one of these days It'll be redone. It gets decent mileage, even with a hot rebuilt engine. And of course, it's fun as hell to drive!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Chandler writes:
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3

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Its a classic and has all the ruggedness and its a chevy.

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NEEDS WORK!!!!!!!

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My 65' — its old and needs some minor body work but well see where it goes from there. has been sitting for a long time and needs whole interior work, so this will be a restoration project for a hands on, to get me started on maybe becoming an autobody mechanic. hopefully well see how the rear engines are to fix.

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MJ writes:
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Beautiful design and a very niche car.  You won't see two on the road at the same time. It's got great interior, a motor top, and a HUGE front trunk.  

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The belt on the engine likes to jump off, but you can replace 'em easily enough, and a belt tensioner clears that problem up easily enough.

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My Rear-engined, Crimson, Convertible Beauty. — The corvairs were created in 1960 to compete with the new, tiny, rear-engined VW beetles. For a while, the cars were immensely popular, but when Ralph Nader's book came out "Unsafe at any Speed", many americans were convinced that the corvairs were death traps. Coincidently, 1965--the year the book came out--was the same year that GM addressed many of the car's complaints, such as its sub par suspension and steering column, which Chevrolet entirely replaced.

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joshwalls10101 writes:
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2 seater lol

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big engine

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Chevy Corvair Big Block — great car has a 396 big block be hind the bucket seats. seats only 2 people. lots of cargo space. hot rod rat rod. has a 5 speed transmission. this care is a sleeper to the extreme has electric dumps

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Michael writes:
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Convertible I Saved From A Junkyard. Like Driving A 150hp Go-cart! — Beautiful with the top up or down. Changed all the suspension bushings to racing-grade nylon, so it handled like a go-cart on rails. Minor engine tweaks - very reliable, decent gas mileage, turned heads everywhere. Actually saw someone wreck into a mailbox looking at my car!

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