Hello! Log in or Register   |  Help  |  Donate  |  Buy Shirts  See all banner ads | Advertise on TheSamba.com  
TheSamba.com
 
Classifieds Index -> Vehicles -> Ghia
Ultimate Patina 1963 California Karmann Ghia Coupe Pop-up ad layout What is this? | Turn on always show all large photos     Ad id: 2104199
This ad is a Featured Ad
Photo
Additional Photos
Click to load image
L & R arrow keys scroll through photos
Photo Photo Photo
Photo Photo Photo
Photo Photo Photo
Photo Photo Photo
Photo Photo Photo
Photo Photo Photo
Ultimate Patina 1963 California Karmann Ghia Coupe   Price: $9,500
- Ultimate patina created by the one-and-only Mother Nature

- Unrestored desirable factory black paint with brick red interior

- Original California black-plate car. These plates are original to the car. I have a copy of an old registration and old California title that show that these plates were registered to this car. I would think that if you have this proof you should be able to register the car with these same plates if you live in California.

- Lived virtually all of its life in Stockton, California, where it has been off the road for almost 20 years.

- Very solid and complete car. I do have the original chrome headlight rings and front turn-signal lenses...just not installed yet.

- Matching body VIN and chassis numbers

- Stock 40-hp engine, probably not original to the car

- Uncut dash

- Original glass

- Originals keys

- Original gauges

- Original Sapphire radio tested and works, will need new speaker and wires hooked up

- Original door panels.

- Rear seat still maintains its original vinyl, but the front seats have been reupholstered some years ago using brick-red seat covers with white piping.

- Headliner is original, but pulled away from the front windshield and the rear glass

- Carpeting has been removed, but all four rubber mats are still present

- The previous owner completed some mechanical repairs approximately four years ago: drums turned, new shoes, new wheel cylinders, soft brake lines points, plugs, points, distributor cap, new set of Bosch plug wires, 6-volt coil, fuel pump and new tires.

- I recently cleaned out the gas tank, replaced the fuel screen and seal, installed a new metal brake line (long one) along with a new master cylinder, all new wheel cylinders, all new soft brake lines, rear axle seal, new front and rear brake shoes, rebuilt carburetor and new 6-volt starter

- The few rust issues that I found on the car consist of the battery tray, lower right rear fender (most likely due to battery acid as the left rear fender is fine), rear floor pans and a small section of the rear luggage compartment due to a leaking rear window seal creating a wet carpet and tar board. This is common Ghia, as both are moisture traps.

- The license light housing is somewhat bent downward causing a pressure dent on the deck lid. A few tiny rust spots are on the bottom edge of the outer deck lid.

- Old repair just below aluminum door trim on passenger side door. Looks like the door was scraped and repaired years ago. Fortunately, it doesn’t affect the fit or alignment of the door.

- Dent on driver side rear fender

- It appears that there had been an air conditioning unit installed based on the holes cut near the gas tank in the front trunk area and the remnants of hoses in the front trunk and engine bay.

- The car does run and drive but will still need some attention in the electrical area such as turn signal switch, wipers, clock, hooking up radio and testing horns.

- The car will need new rubber seals as most of them are the original seals and show their age.

- This would be a great car for someone who appreciates the Patina look and who wants to leave the car “as is” with Mother Natures weathered exterior finish.

- Clear title in my name

- Feel free to contact me with questions.
Advertiser information Ad information
Advertiser:
Name:
Member since:
theghiagirl
Lisa
February 15, 2004
Email this Advertiser
Email this Advertiser
Location: 
Ad placed: 
Ad renewed: 
Ad last edited: 
Views: 
Category: 
Payments accepted: 
Near portland, Oregon, USA Map it
Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:46 pm
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:32 pm
Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:58 pm
1958
Vehicles - Ghia
Cash
Money order/Bank check

View other ads View profile Search for Feedback Watch this ad | Report this Ad
Watch this seller Share: Email Facebook Twitter

Forum topic on Automobile transport/shipping information
Other ads from theghiagirl
See all | See ads in this category
1958-1967 convertible rear seat post
1958-1967 convertible rear seat post
original 1964-1965 brick red/white door panels
[WTB] original 1964-1965 brick red/white door panels
1969 Karmann Ghia  BROWN rubber floor mats
[WTB] 1969 Karmann Ghia BROWN rubber floor mats
Karmann Ghia Choke Cable
Karmann Ghia Choke Cable
Low mileage 1967 Karmann Ghia Convertible
Low mileage 1967 Karmann Ghia Convertible



About | Help | Advertise | Donate | Premium Membership | Privacy/Terms of Use | Contact Us | Site Map
Copyright © 1996-2016, Everett Barnes. All Rights Reserved.
Not affiliated with or sponsored by Volkswagen of America | Forum powered by phpBB