Tag: Corvair

32nd Annual Seal Beach Classic Car Show

Just a couple miles down the road from Original Parts Group is Main Street in Seal Beach California, home to the Seal Beach Classic Car Show. Each year the show gets bigger and this year there were over 500 classic

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Original Parts Group SEMA 2018 Recap

After yet another year, the OPGI team headed back to Las Vegas to display at the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show, better known as SEMA. This year OPGI had a lot of new things to show off including a beautifully

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Progress! OPGI Project Corvair Monza Spyder Gets Its Engine

Another major milestone in the restoration of the Original Parts Group project 1964 Corvair Monza Spyder was hit when the heart of the convertible was installed.

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Project 1964 Corvair Spyder Convertible: Small Tasks, Big Progress

Have you ever done a BIG car project? There is that point where you’re working on it every day spending countless hours but it doesn’t look like anything is going on. You know, running brake lines, wiring, plumbing the gas

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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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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 Corvair 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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