1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Engine Start
First time starting up the 2333 cc engine (91x84mm) that I installed in my
wife's freshly restored 1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia convertible. Yes, I
know my coil is installed upside-down. The after-market wire harness was
installed with too little slack to reach a downward-pointing coil. This is
1776cc VW beetle motor
1776cc (69mm x 90.5mm) with dual 40 IDF Weber carbs. Engle 120 cam w/
performance lifters. 40mm x 35mm valves (044 heads). Tri-mil Exhaust. Oil/filter pump combo. Flamethrower II
coil & points replacement. 009 distributor. 8mm performance plug wires.
For a video of this engine running in the car, please click on the link
vw beetle documentary Classic Wheels (1/3)
This documentary gives a nice overview of the history of the volkswagen
beetle. It contains unique footage of Ferdinand Porsche standing near a
pre-war beetle. Before the war this was called the KdF Wagen.
The documentary was broadcast by Discovery Channel in 2004.
VW Bug Fifth Wheel Trailer Found. Forgotten Volkswagen Camper. 1 of a kind VW accessory.
Most of us have seen the video but until now nobody has ever seen one in
person. Watch as we rescue one of the most elusive of VW Bug accessories
"The Fifth Wheel Trailer. To date this is the only one of its kind in
existence. It is on its way to Oklahoma Bugs to undergo a full
restoration. Feel free to like comment and share any knowledge you may
have of these unique little trailers that have captured the curiosity of VW
enthusiasts the world over. Thanks for watching. www.volkswear.com
Special Thanks to www.incomputech.com for the royalty free music that we
used in this video. Thanks Kevin.