Tag Archives: 50th Anniversary

Corviar 60’s print ads

27 Dec
Love is Blue

Love is Blue


corvair style

corvair mountain

step out corvair

corvair spirited

corvair again


Vintage 1960 “Film Strip” Corvair Presentation

6 Dec

Most of the Corvair brethren remember film strip presentations from grade school.  Dealership advertising used similar technology to present historical and technological  information to potential car buyers.  Sit back, relax and enjoy the bings and dings of just such a show………

The Corvair in Action……1960 TV Commercial

6 Dec

This is one of those glorious TV ads from the 60’s that most of us in the Corvair world remember with fond worm feelings. The following is one of those 6 plus minute “infomercials” that Chevrolet aired on National TV presumably during the Ed Sullivan Show or perhaps Red Skelton. Sit back and enjoy the view once again.

Capitol City Spring Fling

30 Jan
Registration is now open for the Capitol City Spring Fling taking place at Carmichael Park in beautiful Sacramento, California.  Check out the list of events below and be sure to download and print the form for ease of mailing.  Always a fine event put this one on your calendar, April 27, 28 and 29,  as the first official Corvair event of 2012.

Uncle Walter Laments the Demise of the Corvair

7 Dec

Great Western Fan Belt Toss & Swap Meet

2 Dec

Photos of all cars present in the car show at the Great Western Fan Belt Toss & Swap Meet held in Palm Springs, CA on October 28,29,& 30, 2010

Great Western Fan Belt Toss & Swap Meet

24 Sep


Hosted by the San Diego Corvair Club, the

GWFBT is being held in Palm Springs on Friday- Sunday, October 29, 30, 31, 2010. The main show day and banquet is on Saturday. The Show, Toss, and Swap Meet are being held at Sunrise Park.  Plan on attending!

SCC is in charge of the Fan Belt Toss games, and there will be a prize of two $25 gift cards for the winning team. Come on out, join a team, and have some fun!

Raffle tickets are on now sale for the 1964 Monza 110 4-speed convertible that is being completely re-stored for the GWFBT. The winning ticket will be drawn Saturday night at the banquet, held at the Holiday Inn. You do not need to be present to win. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Send your check or money order to:

GWFBT&SM San Diego CC, PO Box 420495, San Diego, CA 92142-0495. Include your name, address, phone number, and email address with your payment. The tickets will be mailed to you.