• Nice, but the combination of carburetors and turbos kind of terrify me. I think I'd leave this one to someone who can appreciate it in stock form, I'd be too inclined to swap some kind of modern fuel injection onto it.

  • ~ i have driven contemporary Corvairs, turbocharged and otherwise, and have a college friend who drove a final year ['69] Yenko Stinger. they are great fun and at last have escaped from under the 'unsafe at any speed' curse.

  • What's scarier? A single turbo and single carb…..or…. purple ignition wires?! Yeah, I'm with you on those bizarre looking engines. Those engineers at Porsche and Subaru have gotta be smokin' some kind of special crack to be using something as funky looking as those things!! Nuke 'em from space!

  • Carbed turbo, a fan belt that goes around the corner, a transmission that was shared with the front-engined Pontiac Tempest. There was a lot of outside-the-bun thinking going on at GM when this came out. Mostly by DeLorean.

    • When anyone questions the reliability of a Corvair's air cooled engine, I can't help but point out that some airplanes use them; and pilots are quite picky about what they trust for their thrust. Many a dune buggy, VW and even a motorcycle or two have enjoyed the increase in performance they offer from a small package. If you like the Honda Valkyrie, you'd love a Corvair powered Harley!

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