1969 karmann ghia restoration part 2
This is the second installment of my restoration. It covers engine install,
first turn over, some body work and interior work.......
Hope you enjoy it....
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.
VW Karmann Ghia - FIRST DRIVE!!!!
OH YEAH!!! After 18 years of cutting, grinding, welding, filling, sanding,
sanding, sanding, priming, painting, buffing, fixing, wiring, trimming,
sweating, cussing, smiling, crying, talking, screaming, farting and
everything else it takes to dismantle and restore a car, the Karmann Ghia
moved again for the first under it's own power. The feeling? AWESOME!!!
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
1971 Karmann Ghia Walk Around and Drive
Hey VW fans let's take a late fall drive in my new '71 Karmann Ghia
Convertible. This is a beauty found recently after 24 years stored in a
barn - she was taken good care of though the owner would take her out each
summer to clean her up. Take a look at the full description and photo and
video shoot I took of this classic 1971 Karmann Ghia Convertible here:
Give me a call if you want to take her home. Happy V-dubbin
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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.