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.
Karmann Ghia - Convertible Top Installation - Part 2 - Headliner
A step by step of how I installed the custom tweed headliner from Mike at
House of Ghia (made by TMI) in my 1974 VW Karmann Ghia. Thanks to Vince
(Ghiaaddict) on thesamba for his step by step tutorial. I would not have
even attempted this without his help and guidance.
Check out the vids on the rear glass frame and seal here:
http://youtu.be/qj3o8qUEcgA (part 1)
http://youtu.be/BiQnliKjQDw (part 2)
Check out the frame adjustments here:
Convertible Top Installation: 1969 - 1970 Cougar / Mustang
In this episode, we tackle the daunting task of installing a convertible
top on a 1969 Mercury Cougar. Instead of stumbling through it ourselves,
we watch a professional do the installation and take note of some of the
details and tricks involved in the process. Javier was there to help and
translate, and the end result was a great looking black convertible top.
Parts we used in the video can be found in the convertible top section of
our website here: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/convertible1.html
Or, here are some of the individual parts we used / mentioned:
The convertible top itself:
Rear tack strips: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/69convtackstrip.html
Tension cables: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/c9zz-7652806-a.html
Bow Pads: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/c9zz-7652875-bk.html
Conv. Top Latches
Header seal retainer: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/69vertretain.html
Weatherstrip Kit: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/d534.html
There are a lot more convertible top related parts we didn't even mention,
so browse around and find what you need!
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Kansas City to Daytona FL and back in a VW Karmann Ghia
2600 miles behind the wheel of my favorite Volkswagen. The detination was
the Youtube Garage Gang Extravaganza in Daytona Florida. I was fortunate
to meet and hang out with a lot of incredible Youtube Users in person.
Thanks to everyone who helped make this event possible. Thanks to everyone
who helped me, encouraged me and pushed me to complete my car. I could not
have done it without you. This was a trip I'll remember until the day I
VW Karmann Ghia - TMI Carpet Kit Install - Part 1
I made HUGE progress on the interior of the Karmann Ghia today. I got the
heater channel "Y"s welded in, I got the kick panels made, I got the
windlace (s) made, I got the windlace retainers striped and painted, I got
the rear seat area covered in vinyl and I got a fair amount of the carpet
kit from TMI installed.
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Karmann Ghia - Sound Insulation Install
I was planning to install carpet today, started by installing the
insulation and was suckered into completing the heating system... Bad
news, no carpet got installed, good news, the duct work is complete and a
few oddball items have been checked off the punch list.