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What’s So Great About Corvair Spyder Engines?

Even to some Corvair experts the Spyder version of the Corvair is a mystery. And since the engine is what makes it different from everyday Corvairs, we can conclude it’s the engine that makes it a mystery. As Original Parts

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Finally! Color on Our Project Corvair Monza Spyder Convertible

Our project Corvair Monza Spyder convertible is coming along, and we’re getting excited. We dropped off the rusty body at Elite Restoration in Bellflower, California, and now it has color! The mid-year “Goldwood Yellow” paint is already striking without the

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Gallery: 2018 Corvair Convention

Over 600 air-cooled Corvairs converged in Pittsburgh for the 48th International Corvair Convention July 23-28, 2018. Since Original Parts Group is getting ready to launch a full line of Corvair parts and components, we thought we’d check out what one

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Spring Summer Series: Chevy Show

WOW! What a great addition to our Spring Summer Series. Original Parts Group had over one hundred beautiful Chevys at the third of five brand-specific shows planned for Spring/Summer 2018.

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OPG’s Project Corvair Spyder Is Rusty, Wrecked, and Restoration Ready

Our East Coast customers are the best, and they have it harder than the rest of us who restore old cars. Why? Take a look at the images of our stripped 1964 Corvair Spyder convertible to see what we mean.

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1964 Corvair Monza Spyder Project: Bodywork

While our guys here at Original Parts Group worked on the getting the inside right, we sent the body off to Elite Restoration in Bellflower CA. As you can see in the gallery below, some pieces of the body were

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Spring Summer Series: Pontiac Show

Original Parts Group held the second show of their Spring Summer Series on June 9th with an all-Pontiac Show. With an awesome, fully-restored 1968 GTO of their own, and a deep love of the Arrowhead brand in general, OPGI was

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31st Annual Seal Beach Classic Car Show

In April 2018, OPGI attended the 31st Annual Seal Beach Classic Car Show. Each year over 500 classic car owners come to show off their rides to the nearly 25,000 visitors that attend the show. Original Parts Group Inc. had

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1964 Corvair Monza Spyder Project: Disassembly & Engine Work

Let the disassembly begin! Our 1964 Corvair Monza Spyder literally gets torn apart.  Convertible top, interior, engine, sub-frame/suspension/brakes/wheels and exhaust system are all removed in preparation for either refinishing or replacement. Nuts and bolts are tagged and bagged, parts are

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OPGI’s New Ride: 1964 Covair Monza Spyder

Introducing our latest project car – a little-on-the rough-side 1964 Corvair Monza Spyder (turbocharged). A diamond in the rough? We think so. This is an all-original Z-Body (the letter-based platform designated by General Motors for the Corvair 500, Monza and

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