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  Topic: What did you do to your ghia this week?
688GUY

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:25 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your ghia this week?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1983619.jpg

I found this cup holder setup.
Holds two.
They’re actually a 3D print of stock jugs. 85.5mm.
Holds Yeti coozies perfectly.

https://www.etsy ...
  Topic: What did you do to your ghia this week?
688GUY

Replies: 3201
Views: 499904

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 2021 12:12 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your ghia this week?
I installed a cup holder that will actually hold a cup! It's from torkwerks.com and is made of aluminum, they have an ad in the parts section. It just attaches to the front shifter bolt, so it's prett ...
  Topic: What did you do to your ghia this week?
688GUY

Replies: 3201
Views: 499904

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 3:21 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your ghia this week?
I drove it to my first physical meeting at work in about a year and a half, lol! Today I installed a set of clear lenses. Now I can go clear or go amber whenever I feel like it...I'm still using the s ...
  Topic: Let's see your Ghia's Coco Mats
688GUY

Replies: 26
Views: 1485

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 3:11 pm   Subject: Re: Let's see your Ghia's Coco Mats
I think got mine from cocomats.com, they sent me the paper templates too because they said they've had fitment issues, but I suspect it's due to some Ghias out there that have their passenger footrest ...
  Topic: greast - [email protected] - Gregg Eastman
688GUY

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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Nov 12, 2021 9:41 am   Subject: Re: greast - [email protected] - Gregg Eastman
A great transaction! Perfect communication and shipped rocket fast! Perfect timing too, I got my screws and the new seals I bought on eBay in the mailbox at the same time...Thanks Gregg!
  Topic: What did you do to your ghia this week?
688GUY

Replies: 3201
Views: 499904

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Oct 31, 2021 2:10 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your ghia this week?
I installed a 356 Porsche ashtray. I loved the look in my old '66 and wanted to duplicate in my '68, but I wasn't sure it would fit, so I took a chance and it looks right at home!
https://www.thesamb ...
  Topic: What did you do to your ghia this week?
688GUY

Replies: 3201
Views: 499904

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Sep 28, 2021 8:25 am   Subject: Re: What did you do to your ghia this week?
My wife's Wrangler has been in the shop for 3 weeks, so I've been using the Ghia as a DD. I have to keep it outside, so I had been taking the new nipple hubcaps off to keep stray cats from peeing on t ...
  Topic: I just lost someone I Love to Cancer
688GUY

Replies: 125
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PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:42 am   Subject: Re: I just lost someone I Love to Cancer
@ 688 guy god bless you my friend fuck cancer and fuck a lil pee! just keep on doin it! My cousin died at 49 from cancer who helped me score a sweet 64"bus out of Colorado Springs.

You have to ...
  Topic: I just lost someone I Love to Cancer
688GUY

Replies: 125
Views: 33170

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:35 pm   Subject: Re: I just lost someone I Love to Cancer
See haven't lived 'til you hear the doc say "You might have 18 months", that'll get your attention! I had what they called an aggressive prostate cancer, my PSA was high, so they wanted to t ...
  Topic: Dash pad installation
688GUY

Replies: 31
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2020 3:01 pm   Subject: Re: Dash pad installation
I just did my KGPR show quality dash this afternoon. It was a handful and I had to do most of the tricks listed. I elongated the holes, trimmed a bunch off the front and took the glove box insert out, ...
  Topic: Non Sunroof Deluxe with skylights?
688GUY

Replies: 29
Views: 6944

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 6:52 am   Subject: Re: Non Sunroof Deluxe with skylights?
Was there a deluxe bus made with the skylight windows but no sunroof?

I know this is kind of a stale thread, but my dad had a 23 window with no sunroof about 1968. I remember it well because he act ...
  Topic: Door Check Strap Replacement Tutorial
688GUY

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Views: 19056

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 3:56 pm   Subject: Re: Door Check Strap Replacement Tutorial
I did mine today, after about 40 years and 7 or so Ghias, I finally have one that I don't have to dive in before the door swings shut a bashes my shins! Pretty f'ing awesome!...Yeah, just take a Dreme ...
  Topic: Corvair… love or hate?
688GUY

Replies: 68
Views: 5236

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:29 am   Subject: Re: Corvair… love or hate?
My dad had a Corvair around '68, he traded a long haired daushound for it, but ended up pushing it off a cliff because the fan belts kept coming off, LOL!
  Topic: What is your fondest memory in your Vw
688GUY

Replies: 58
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PostForum: Stories   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:45 pm   Subject: Re: What is your fondest memory in your Vw
Man, there are so many VW memories, but one of my favorites was going to the Rose Parade, New Year's Eve 1974. It was the first time my GF and present wife spent the night together. It wasn't our &quo ...
  Topic: What is the craziest thing you've ever done in a car?
688GUY

Replies: 127
Views: 55145

PostForum: Stories   Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:45 am   Subject: Re: What is the craziest thing you've ever done in a car?
Geez, there's so many crazy things, but my Navy days were some of the funniest and most herbally related! There was this tunnel near Norfolk and we'd be going like 55 in a Navy vehicle, shut it off, p ...
  Topic: Today in Ghia hunting history...
688GUY

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:52 pm   Subject: Re: Today in Ghia hunting history...
My wife and I found these two '60's Ghia sitting near Sommerville, GA a month or so ago. We came around the corner and both said "Ghias!" at the same time. They were fairly intact, but I rea ...
  Topic: Staying busy during quarantine...what have you been up to?
688GUY

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Views: 3150

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:01 pm   Subject: Re: Staying busy during quarantine...what have you been up to?
It's taken me a while, but I'm getting there! I've replaced the entire suspension, new narrowed beam, drop spindles with disc brakes, adjustable spring plates, new brakes, bearings, CV joints and shoc ...
  Topic: What's this Ghia part and Where does it go?
688GUY

Replies: 655
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:48 am   Subject: Re: What's this Ghia part and Where does it go?
Got it, thanks 60ragtop!
  Topic: What's this Ghia part and Where does it go?
688GUY

Replies: 655
Views: 198077

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:44 pm   Subject: Re: What's this Ghia part and Where does it go?
Cool, I knew it had to come from around there someplace! It looks like I could slide it back on and bend the tabs over to hold it and not have to take it all apart again, yes?
  Topic: What's this Ghia part and Where does it go?
688GUY

Replies: 655
Views: 198077

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:35 pm   Subject: Re: What's this Ghia part and Where does it go?
This fell out when I was installing my new steering column bearing and blinker switch. I'm assuming it came off when I disconnected the steering box donut and banged the column up to get the old bushi ...
 
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