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)
Karmann Ghia - Convertible Top Installation - Part 4 - Outer Canvas
It been a long time since the last video on the install (September 2012 to be exact). The top arrived from TMI by way of HOG and this video shows the installation of the canvas top onto the headlined and padded frame. I will have one more video in this series showing the finishing touches and adding all the necessary seals around the windows.
Electric Karmann Ghia Update
Update on the Electric Karmann Ghia that EV4U converted in only 8 days. Video also features products purchased from EVTV. JDL404 AH meter, ModularEVPower J1772 Charge Kit, and Motor Blower.
35B of 44 1970 VW Beetle Convertible Top Installation Part B.wmv
Clip 35B of 44 Convertible Top Installation Part B on a 1970 VW Beetle Convertible. The 44 Clips includes removing interior, removing and replacing the floor pans, removing and cleaning gas tank, sanding and painting body & interior, removing and replacing convertible top, specification and cost analysis and awards.
67 Karmann Ghia Viper V-10 "Blue Mamba"
A 1967 Karmann Ghia with a Viper V-10 motor in it that I shot at the Detroit AutoRama 2013.....this is one cool Volkswagen...Make sure you subscribe so that you don't miss any of the other cool cars I shot at this show!!
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1966 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Restoration
This is a 1966 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia I recently did the finish body work and paint on. The sheetmetal replacement was performed by Kelly "Metwiz" Brown. Color is Porsche Guards Red. The car is going back to the owner for re-assembly. Music by The Wind-Ups.
1971 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible for Sale
Visit http://www.sunsetclassics.com/1971-karmann-ghia-convertible/ to see this great barn find - a 1971 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible sold by Sunset Classics.
This cute little Ghia has lived in a barn for the past 24 years! It is happy to be in my garage with other good VW company, but I already have a yellow Ghia Convertible so this one is up for sale. The long-time owner said he took the car out every year to keep things fresh. When I looked at the car he admitted it had been 3 years since it had been driven. The barn was on a dirt road way out in the Minnesota prairie. It was a fun find. Convertible Karmann Ghias are definitely one of my favorite barn finds for a classic car.
Enjoy the video and then take a look at the link above for the full description as well as 2 photo galleries of this fun classic Karmann Ghia.
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Karmann Ghia Windshield Installation - Part 2
Wrapping up the install on the Karmann Ghia windshield. Use Silicon or dish soad instead of Vasoline. Found out butyl rubber doesn't like petroleum jelly. If you are squeamish about seeing glass get hit with a hammer, turn the channel.
Tracktest of the Karmann Ghia with a Porsche engine.
15 of 44 1970 VW Beetle Convertible Top Removal YT 9-29-2011.wmv
Clip 15 of 44 Removing Convertible Top on a 1970 VW Beetle Convertible. The 44 Clips includes removing interior, removing and replacing the floor pans, removing and cleaning gas tank, sanding and painting body & interior, removing and replacing convertible top, specification and cost analysis and awards.