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:
Lower your VW the right way!
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Video editing: Blue Dot Productions
Music by: Abrasion Equation
Label: Specops Music
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Electric Karmann Ghia Update
Update on the Electric Karmann Ghia that EV4U converted in only 8 days.
Video also features products purchased from EVTV. JDL404 AH meter,
ModularEVPower J1772 Charge Kit, and Motor Blower.
1969 Karmann Ghia
A 1969 Karmann Ghia that is Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett's first car...he
wrecked it..let it set and rust...than restored it to as good as new 20
years later...a very cool car...guy...and story...I am very honored to be
able to bring it to you..Check it out!!
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.
Rita Hayworth's Special 1953 Cadillac by Carrozzeria Ghia
Ali Khan bought Rita Hayworth this 1953 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe, that was
custom built by Carrozzeria Ghia. There are only two of them in the world.
See more cadillac photos and more cars from the La Jolla Motor Car Classic
at the SoCal Beaches Magazine website at www.socalbeachmag.net
Starting The Phantom Ghia prostock VW
First fire up after engine assembly. The Phantom Ghia is a 9 second 1/4
mile, 1958 VW Karmann Ghia door slammer. Built by Robert Cook or Cooker's
V-Dubs in Clear Spring, Maryland and owned and driven by Rob Schultz.
****UPDATE**** this car now resides in France under new ownership.
fast karman ghia
first run in new car, on the way back home. it is a west coast unlimited
street volkswagen street car.
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
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.
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
vw beetle and golf (rabbit) crash test
Watch these 2 crash tests under similar conditions and wonder: if you were
to choose: what car would do you prefer to drive, a beetle or a golf
(rabbit)? Feel free to post your conclusion!
I think the crash speed in this German ADAC test is approx. 50 km/h (30
miles/h). Music: Brad sucks - Making me nervous
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high quality digitally remastered classic vw commercials? This DVD really
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