Karmann Ghia - Convertible Top Install - Part 1 - Header Bow and Frame Adjustments

The first steps of installing the new convertible top. Installing a new wood header bow, adjusting the frame header junction, adjusting the rear glass and installing the webbing straps. Check out the vids on the rear glass frame and seal here: http://youtu.be/qj3o8qUEcgA (part 1) http://youtu.be/BiQnliKjQDw (part 2)

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Karmann Ghia - Convertible Top Installation - Part 3 - Padding Kit
Installing the padding kit for the VW Karmann Ghia Convertible. This involves a lot of detail work to get all the pieces to fit into place and make a smooth surface for the outer shell to stretch over.





Karmann Ghia - Stretching The Convertible Top
The rear window latch wouldn't clear, so I had to do some investigation into the problem. While I was in there, I tightend up the headliner. Boiling water was the answer to getting the canvas to stretch.





1965 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Convertible
1965 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Convertible, VIN# 145629747, 1835cc Engine, Manual Trans, No Dents, Metallic Blue with a White Top, New Steel Rocker Panels and Rear Floor Pans. The Following is a List of New Parts Prior to Current Owner (unknown how long ago): New Convertible Top, Brake Master Cylinder, Brake Wheel Cylinders, Brake Hoses, Brake Main, Right & Left Rear Floor Pans, Left & Right-Upper & Lower Door Hinges, Interior Carpeting, Door Sill Scuff Plates, Windshield with Rubber Seal, Door Panels, Window Winders, Gas Shock Absorbers, Monza Exhaust, (5) Cooper Tires, Electric Fuel Pump. Work Done in 2012: Electronic Ignition, Front Disc Brakes, King Pins, Link Pins, Left Tie Rod, Front End Alignment, New Master Cylinder. Vinyl Seats, AM/FM, some rust on the wheels, a few blemishes on the interior, comes with a box of misc. parts and manuals, rips in the top (Vehicle Could Use a New Top) Runs & Drives.





1964 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible
Visit http://www.leftcoastclassics.com/1964-vw-karmann-ghia-convertible/ to see this 1964 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible for sale from Left Coast Classics in Sonoma California. This Ghia from Left Coast Classics has not seen any major accidents though it's had it's share of bumps and bruises over the years. It's in mostly stock condition with original rubber floor mats. There is a tach in the dash from a Porsche that functions, but we have the stock OG clock in excellent shape for the purists out there. The trim is in place and in good shape. Car comes with a clean, California title. Rare, early, unrestored car. Could use cosmetics. Strong, great running 1835 cc engine from GEX and front disc brakes installed. Starts; runs and drives well with plenty of power, smooth shifting and nice handling. New canvas top and headliner. Take a look at the link above for the full detailed description and to see the photo gallery of this nice Ghia - then give me a call with your best offer: Donn Dabney 707-332-8331 Thanks for watching our KG test drive and walk around video - please leave a nice big thumbs up and a like on this mighty cool sports car! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/leftcoastclassics Google+: https://plus.google.com/115639340856344439203 Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGoRBl-s4bM #karmannghia #volkswagen




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