Seen on the Street…

Bad cars, bad photography, bad commentary. We've got it all!


March 2010



I posted photos of the UltraVan on Thursday night. Friday morning I received an email from Owen (who commented on the post) that he thought this UltraVan was possibly chassis number 538. That would mean that this UltraVan is a 1970 model, one of the last few UltraVans built, and is not fitted with the Corvair drivetrain but with a Corvette suspension, transaxle, and a 307 cubic inch Chevy V8! That is very interesting to a car nut like myself, but that is only the beginning of the story.

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When I stopped to photograph the 66 Corvair I spotted this odd looking RV. The large emblems proclaim it to be an UltraVan, which of course I had never heard of. After a few seconds on Google it was clear that this was a far more interesting find than the fairly easy to locate Corvair.

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1966 Chevrolet Corvair

1966 Chevrolet Corvair
1966 Chevrolet Corvair

I stumbled upon this lonely 1966 Chevrolet Corvair today in a vacant lot behind a fast food restaurant. The lot is being used by a car dealer for storage, and this one looks like it came from auction recently.

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