Lowering the rear of a Volkswagen Karmann Ghia suspension
This video takes a more comprehensive look and demonstrates the lowering
and fine-tuning of the swing axle rear suspensions. Simply put, if your car
is either lowered or raised and you are not driving on Drop Plates or Raise
Plates then you are settling for an inferior and potentially dangerous
ride! Lower or raise the rear of both Swing Axle and IRS Volkswagens and
Buggies without changing the factory spring plate travel or torsion in the
system and achieve a superior ride! Atomwerk Drop/Raise Plates will restore
the factory "feel"! We did not seat-of-the-pants design our Drop Plates to
lower your vehicle, we ENGINEERED them so that your car will not lose its
ride quality after it has been lowered. Bottom line is that Drop Plates are
the only way to have a comfortable ride when your rear end is lowered. See
our tech page for greater understanding of this:
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Music by: Abrasion Equation
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Driving my Karmann Ghia
The 1956 Karmann Ghia I own does get driven from time to time. I have
friends who claim I 'never' drive it. This video shows that isn't the
Plan B, Karmann Ghia, racing @ SCC 2012
Racing my Karmann Ghia at SCC 2012. Engine is a 2332, FK87, CB Super 04
Super Pro heads, Dellorto 48 tri-jet. Had engine struggle, so this is the
only good run on tape.
vw ghia vs honda
VW Ghia vs Honda CRX. Bracket racing. VW Ghia powered by Heads up
1967 Karmann Ghia V-10 "Blue Mamba" Running SEMA 2013
A 1967 Karmann Ghia the has a Viper V-10 transplanted into it...I first
shot this car at Detroit Autorama 2013...but I was not able to get a clip
of it running....At SEMA 2013 I was able to get this short clip of it
running....very cool....Check it out!!!...Make sure you follow me so that
you don't miss any of the other awesome videos I shot at this show!!
Feature shot at Autorama 2013 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jDQvDUIbGs
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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.
68 VW Karmann Ghia WRX Cruising
Another test run...at 12psi. both of the little runs in the vid are
slightly uphill with some short shifts (I'm no racer) but you get the
picture. speedo marks are at the 20,40,60,80,100mph.
Built Volkswagen Karmann Ghia │ Drag Racing at Import Face off
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This is one sick VW Karmann Ghia drag racing at Import Face-Off at National
Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio.
Built by Jim's Custom VWs out of Columbiana, OH. They are seller of VW
parts, specializing in engine and transmission work. They carry a complete
line of VW Beetle related accessories. Everything from stock restorations
to high performance and off-road.
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From Wikipedia- "The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia is a sports car marketed in
2+2 coupe (1955--1974) and convertible (1957--1974) body styles by
Volkswagen. The Karmann Ghia combined the chassis and mechanicals of the
Type 1 (Beetle) with styling by Luigi Segre of the Italian carrozzeria Ghia
and hand-built bodywork by the German coach-builder Karmann.
The Karmann Ghia was internally designated the Type 14. Volkswagen later
introduced a variant in 1961, the Type 34, featuring angular bodywork and
based on the newly introduced Type 3 platform.
Production doubled soon after its introduction, becoming the car most
imported into the U.S. American industrial designer Walter Dorwin Teague
included the Type 14 in his list of the world's most beautifully designed
More than 445,000 Karmann Ghias were produced in Germany over the car's
production life -- not including the Type 34 variant. Karmann Brazil
produced 41,600 cars locally for South America between 1962 and 1975."
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1968 VW Karmann Ghia WRX 20psi Mach V tune
Made a few changes and upgrades to the engine and got Dyno tuned at Mach V. 2003 wrx
ej205, 20psi, 93 octane, Blouch 16g xtr, killer b holy headers, 750
injectors, Walbro 255lph fuel pump, Running strong! 301rwhp 281tq. Mach V
has a video of the Dyno pull but its not up yet. I
will link to it when its up. Until then, I need make some traction
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