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corvairearlymodels:10_body:exteriorrear:general

Rear End

Some things didn't change:

  • Bumpers- All the same except for wagons. They have their own bumper.
  • Bumper Guards- Optional for all years. Note: front and rear are the same although they are left and right.
  • Rear Window- All the same for a given body style (coupe, sedan, wagon and convertible).
    • The glass was clear although a tinted glass option for all years and models except convertibles.
    • 1960-62 the glass was laminated.
    • 1963-64 the glass was tempered.
  • Glass trim- Stainless was used on 700's and Monza's only, all others (500's models got just rubber).
  • Belt stainless trim was used on the trunk and front fenders on 700's models only.

1960

  • Vertical bars on the rear grill with a cut out for the exhaust pipe.
  • Engine lid Chevrolet Script.
  • Note the picture shows rear glass trim even thought it is a 500 model because the correct 500 rear glass gasket wasn't available.
  • Backup lights optional on all models.

1960 700 Front View

1961

  • Vertical bars on the rear grill with no cut out for the exhaust pipe except for wagons. They used the same grill as 1960's.
  • Engine lid (rear hatch on wagons) Triangle Corvair emblem.
  • Note the rear glass trim because it is a 700 model.
  • Note the belt stainless trim on the trunk lid edge and fenders because this is a 700 model.
  • Same taillight lens and housings as previous year.

1961 700 Front View

1962

  • Horizontal bars on the rear grill with no cut out for the exhaust pipe except for wagons. They used a new grill with the same horizontal bars but it has a cutout for the exhaust pipe.
  • Engine lid (rear hatch on wagons) Corvair script emblem.
  • Engine lid (rear hatch on wagons) has crossed flag emblem if equipped with super-turbo engine (102hp).
  • Engine lid has has turbo emblem if equipped with spyder option.
  • New taillight lens and housings.

1962 Monza 900 Front View
1962-64 High Performance Flag Emblem

1963

  • Every thing the same as 1962 except:
    1. New taillight lens and housings.
    2. New backup light lens and housings.
    3. License plate light now has a lens.

1963 Monza 900 Front View
Note: Has wrong grill (1964) and bumpers guards are mounted incorrectly (They should be centered between the tail and backup lights).
1962-64 High Performance Flag Emblem

1964

  • New front trim.
  • CORVAIR Lettering on engine lid.
  • Engine lid has crossed flag emblem (emblem same as 1962 & 1963) if equipped ordered with super-turbo air engine (102 or 110hp).
  • Engine lid has has turbo emblem (emblem same as 1962 & 1963) if spyder model.
  • New taillight lens design. Same housings.

1964 Monza 900 Front View 1964 High Performance Flag Emblem
1964 Rear Turbo Emblem

Headlight Bezels

  • 1961-64 are left and right.
  • 1961-64 are the same except for the painted trim.
    • 1961-62 have no paint or possibly some silver.
    • 1963-64 have black trim.

Headlight bezel 1962-64

Bumper Guards

  • Optional for models and all years.
  • Front and rear are the same although they are left and right.
  • They look similar to the FC guards but are not the same.
corvairearlymodels/10_body/exteriorrear/general.txt · Last modified: 2017/04/09 13:48 by tlpalmer