Testfahrt 22.08.2011 Karman Ghia Typ14 WBX mit Einspritzanlage

Der Motor wurde mal etwas höher gedreht um zu gucken ob alles funktioniert ! Fazit : Der Motor macht Angst !!!

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Täuschend echt - Oldtimer Nachbauten | Euromaxx - Serie Echt falsch
Autoklassiker wie der Porsche 550 Spyder, Mercedes 300 SL oder Karmann-Ghia Typ 14 sind zeitlos schön und nach wie vor begehrt. Aber kaum jemand kann sich die Raritäten leisten. Deshalb kursieren am Markt immer mehr Nachbauten von Oldtimern. Weiterlesen: http://www.dw.de/euromaxx-leben-und-kultur-in-europa-2012-11-30/e-16362625- 9800?maca=de-podcast_euromaxx-4487-xml-mrss#16418602

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VW Type 4 / Porsche 914 Engine installed in 1971 Karmann Ghia
Transplanted my single port 1600cc Type 1 for a 2056cc Type 4 in my 1971 Karmann Ghia using Joe Cali's recipe. Without his manual I would never had attempted it....for those who are thinking about it.....do it!! You wont be sorry...I laid a 3foot patch of rubber leaving my garage on my very first launch!!!