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  Topic: What wheels are these?
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PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 2:08 pm   Subject: Re: What wheels are these?
They are your basic JC Whitney Calmasters- circa 1984. Run, don't walk from those.

Alright cool. I was just wondering if I should save them from the scrap yard, off they will go.
  Topic: What wheels are these?
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PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 9:21 pm   Subject: What wheels are these?
Anyone have any info on theses? Look pretty odd and I've not seen this style before, they also some neat center caps.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1504078.jpg
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  Topic: what is this and what goes here?
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2016 8:42 pm   Subject: Re: what is this and what goes here?
It won't affect anything performance wise, all it does is filter out fuel vapors - more emissions stuff. you'll just need to cap the nipple on the fan shroud (top passenger side)
  Topic: what is this and what goes here?
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 8:59 pm   Subject: Re: what is this and what goes here?
First pic~It was a vacuum line that went to the altitude compensator/throttle positioner? Just smog stuff - make sure it's capped and sealed well if you don't plan on using that equipment.
  Topic: Tire wheel and suspension thread
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Replies: 518
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 3:17 pm   Subject: Re: Tire wheel and suspension thread
Xx
  Topic: Tire wheel and suspension thread
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:07 am   Subject: Re: Tire wheel and suspension thread
Anyone using Vw "sport" rims (similar to 914 and sunbug) on their ghias? I recently acquired a set, and wanted to kind of get an idea on how they would look - and reading about different off ...
  Topic: What is this hole for?
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Replies: 3
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 3:07 pm   Subject: Re: What is this hole for?
My guess?
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/manuals/8_70ghia/19.jpg
  Topic: Keep or sell unneeded/unused original parts?
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Replies: 9
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2016 9:04 pm   Subject: Re: Keep or sell unneeded/unused original parts?
I agree somewhat, But maybe one day you'll get another ghia/Vw and need those spare parts - then you'll be kicking yourself.

then again I am just a bit west of you, so if you're ever this way I'll ...
  Topic: '66 Resurrection
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2016 1:08 am   Subject: Re: '66 Resurrection
You should be able to unseize the engine with some atf,marvels mystery, PB blaster - or similar down the intake and in plugs. Just be patient and keep turning it, don't try to force it too much though ...
  Topic: Questions on my 68 Ghia
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Replies: 7
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Apr 13, 2016 11:35 am   Subject: Re: Questions on my 68 Ghia
You'll hear it - When she starts screaming, it's time to shift Wink
  Topic: Seized Engine
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Replies: 5
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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Apr 13, 2016 11:29 am   Subject: Re: Seized Engine
If those don't work use some marvels mystery oil, ATF, PB blaster - something similar in each cylinder, down the intake also - then be patient and keep turning it by hand.

I just had a "sized ...
  Topic: What's this Ghia part and Where does it go?
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Replies: 488
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:25 pm   Subject: What's this Ghia part and Where does it go?
Thanks man, you gotta give me a break its been a while Wink
  Topic: What's this Ghia part and Where does it go?
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2015 2:34 pm   Subject: What's this Ghia part and Where does it go?
Thanks Darrel, where's it go?
  Topic: What's this Ghia part and Where does it go?
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Replies: 488
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2015 2:08 pm   Subject: Mystery tin
I recently took my engine out and this fell out from somewhere while undoing screws. I can't figure out where it goes or what it's called, any help is much appreciated.


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  Topic: Sorry guys, What is this?
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Replies: 3
Views: 1170

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:56 pm   Subject: Sorry guys, What is this?
came across this on my Fb, "zunder" Ghia ? it's all in spanish, and cant find any info, but I strangely like it.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1388776.jpg
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  Topic: Ghia Owners...Post Your Ghias
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Replies: 1345
Views: 434466

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2015 1:42 pm   Subject: Re: My first Karmaan Ghia!
Hello! I'm new to this forum and to Karmaan Ghias. Here is my 1971 Karmaan Ghia! Just picked it up yesterday. I've owned many, many classic cars and trucks, but this is my first old VW. I presently d ...
  Topic: Ghia Owners...Post Your Ghias
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:48 pm   Subject: Re: My first Karmaan Ghia!
Hello! I'm new to this forum and to Karmaan Ghias. Here is my 1971 Karmaan Ghia! Just picked it up yesterday. I've owned many, many classic cars and trucks, but this is my first old VW. I presently d ...
  Topic: Tire Size
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Replies: 12
Views: 2105

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 5:24 pm   Subject: Tire Size
I have nexen 165/80r15'a on mine and they are fine - you can call the almighty Walmart and order some for like 50 bucks. Don't know the specs and how good/bad they are - they get me where I need to go ...
  Topic: 64 Karmann Ghia gears grinding
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Replies: 7
Views: 462

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2015 2:11 pm   Subject: 64 Karmann Ghia gears grinding
if condition persists...it may be trans time Crying or Very sad

Or learn to drive it like dad Wink

agree with all of the above, I had problems with mine too - Eventually I adjusted and replaced everythi ...
  Topic: Today in Ghia hunting history...
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2015 6:51 pm   Subject: Today in Ghia hunting history...
First Ghia I've seen "in the wild" since having mine, I'd really like to talk to the guy about some parts - he had another Ghia in his yard - this one was sitting in a empty lot that I gues ...
 
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