Let's see your Karmann Ghia

VW underneath a classic Italian body design.

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OLD FART
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Post by OLD FART » Wed Sep 23, 2009 6:38 pm

Hello all, my name is Joe but most call me OLD FART.

My son, Jerry, I picked up this 1962 a couple-a-weeks ago. It looks like the previous owner had a never-ending supply of BONDO :lol: but we shall over over come.

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We are going to do a total disassembly restoration-mod.

I would like to find a thread where I can find out about 6-v to 12-v starters. Would appreciate somebody giving me a map to get there. :wink:

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Re: Let's see your Karmann Ghia

Post by Ghiaddict » Sat Oct 31, 2009 8:10 am

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1974 purchased this year from Arizona.
Installing body side trims now, getting ready for FL Bug Jam.

CalLookVWs
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Post by CalLookVWs » Sun Nov 01, 2009 2:07 pm

56 Euro model I plan to restore after I finish my 60 ragtop daily driver and 59 ragtop turbo car. It has 100& matching numbers (motor, trans, body to pan, doors, decklid, hood, beam etc.) and I'm STILL going to have a hard time not building a VERY large motor for it....36hp and a split case trans is just not my style at all lol
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Post by david58 » Wed Nov 04, 2009 6:30 am

70ghiavert wrote:1970 Convertible Project
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Mazda Rotary 13B - Camden Supercharger w/ Holley 650
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Use [ img][/img] to post pics not :wink:
Hot, humid air is less dense than cooler, drier air. This can allow a golf ball to fly through the air with greater ease, as there won't be as much resistance on the ball.

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Post by CalLookVWs » Sun Nov 08, 2009 2:13 pm

70ghiavert VERY clean car and well done engine install. Usually motor swaps looked hacked...this is one of very few that look like it could have come that way. Nice job!

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Post by 70ghiavert » Tue Nov 10, 2009 11:38 pm

Thanks! Still have ways to go. Currently completing wiring gauges and methanol injection Before the interior work begins.

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Post by kpghia » Wed Nov 11, 2009 11:32 am

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stronzini
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Post by stronzini » Sat Nov 14, 2009 10:31 am

My 62 - pics are around 4 years old.
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Post by Charles R » Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:35 am

My '68. "built to run" :twisted:
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Heck, I'll toss in a couple vids too
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9t19uiR1ak

And in-car
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1dW9Qz2wn0
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Post by david58 » Tue Feb 02, 2010 8:03 am

Your car has a personality all it's own.
Hot, humid air is less dense than cooler, drier air. This can allow a golf ball to fly through the air with greater ease, as there won't be as much resistance on the ball.

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Bugsnstuff
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Post by Bugsnstuff » Fri Feb 19, 2010 6:30 pm

Charles I like your car. My '70 is rusty and stripped bare and handles like a go cart.
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Post by ghiadude » Sun Mar 28, 2010 2:43 pm

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Post by 9244tony » Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:29 am

1969 Karmann Ghia Convertible Show Car - over $25,000 invested (documented)

Currently on sale NOW on eBay... I am funding a new restore project. Don't miss out.

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Re: Let's see your Karmann Ghia

Post by MRRAGPICKER » Mon Mar 29, 2010 6:31 pm

There is a type 1 "for sale" forum, that is where this post belongs.

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