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  Topic: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Inchpincher61

Replies: 128
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Today 1:01 pm   Subject: Re: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Made some progress with the headlights in the last days.

The lowlight rings fit quite good except of one section on the driver side. I think I have not many options because in this section there h ...
  Topic: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Inchpincher61

Replies: 128
Views: 16668

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 12:00 pm   Subject: Re: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Short addition...

These are the knobs I have. Second from left is the one from Chad. The right one is the one which came with the switch.

I just had to make a new rosette in M12 because I could ...
  Topic: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Inchpincher61

Replies: 128
Views: 16668

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:11 am   Subject: Re: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Thank you guys.

@CiderGuy No I did not paint them I just took em out of the box.

@Nicolas Yes this is the WW 9 prong box. Here in Germany every car need to have emergency flashers to get it on t ...
  Topic: D.KK - [email protected]
Inchpincher61

Replies: 10
Views: 1176

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:20 pm   Subject: Re: D.KK - [email protected]
Bought a really nice 356 steering wheel from Dennis last week.

The condition left no wishes open and was as nice as descriped. Immediate shipping and perfect packaging. He also sent some pictures ...
  Topic: The Aufgeladen Ghia
Inchpincher61

Replies: 899
Views: 56137

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:36 pm   Subject: Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia
Indeed, sounds very clean!

I love the sound of the charger!!! This is sooo good!
  Topic: Restoration thread: my 60 strato blue coupe
Inchpincher61

Replies: 198
Views: 20240

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:34 pm   Subject: Re: Restoration thread: my 60 strato blue coupe
Antoine,

very nice to see continious progress.

You even made the best of the less hours you had for the 60. Looks pretty good and I am always inspired of the creative way you´re making new parts ...
  Topic: The Aufgeladen Ghia
Inchpincher61

Replies: 899
Views: 56137

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:10 am   Subject: Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia
This is soo so nice man!!!

Are you satisfied with the performance so far?

Would be interessting to go on a dyno with that!? Cool
  Topic: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Inchpincher61

Replies: 128
Views: 16668

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:27 am   Subject: Re: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Another month since my last post.... Rolling Eyes

Unfortunately I didn´t find the time I really wanted to use on the Ghia but at least I made some progress in the "trunk".

I rebuild the fr ...
  Topic: '63 Ghia - Second Chance
Inchpincher61

Replies: 219
Views: 12570

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:13 am   Subject: Re: '63 Ghia - Second Chance
Its a really good result and I would definitely leave the color of the car as is!!

From my Point of view it somehow fits perfect with the history of the car Smile

Now its just about care and maint ...
  Topic: Had some time for my '58 low light today
Inchpincher61

Replies: 544
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:08 am   Subject: Re: Had some time for my '58 low light today
Indeed! I am not the 100% OG guy but not with glas Wink - soooo good those Sekurit prints! Cool

By the way do we have a thread for changes of the glas logos somewhere? I have several sets of quarter ...
  Topic: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Inchpincher61

Replies: 128
Views: 16668

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:59 pm   Subject: Re: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
@Nicholas - I will do my very best. At the moment I used some "thick" blankets and I have also ordered a "family box" of masking tape. Very Happy

I started with the air mixers and ins ...
  Topic: How many Ghias are still out there?
Inchpincher61

Replies: 23
Views: 5097

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:18 pm   Subject: Re: How many Ghias are still out there?
I just checked the 2019 statistics. No significant changes in Germany since 2008 I guess.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2057029.jpg
  Topic: '63 Ghia - Second Chance
Inchpincher61

Replies: 219
Views: 12570

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:52 am   Subject: Re: '63 Ghia - Second Chance
Well done man !! Very Happy

Its probably the best way to weld this area point by point just to avoid deformation due to too much heat. I did just the same when we reworked the nose. I hope there will be ...
  Topic: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Inchpincher61

Replies: 128
Views: 16668

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:15 pm   Subject: Re: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Thank you guys!!

Its indeed a big step to have the paint on the car.

@Jeffrey - I guess the assembly is a huge challenge and sometimes a nightmare for sure. I hope that I can avoid damages or s ...
  Topic: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Inchpincher61

Replies: 128
Views: 16668

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:52 am   Subject: Re: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
DOLPHIN DONE !!!

The Ghia is back at home and the color is sooo stunning... choosing a color was not an easy decision but now I can say it was the right one! Very Happy

Really nice Job from Strahlwe ...
  Topic: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Inchpincher61

Replies: 128
Views: 16668

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:41 am   Subject: Re: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
FINALLY !!!!

...only a few steps left until the paint is done... it was some kind of a journey but I think it was all worth the waiting! Stay tuned

@djway3474 ...I just received these pics from ...
  Topic: The Aufgeladen Ghia
Inchpincher61

Replies: 899
Views: 56137

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:49 pm   Subject: Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia
I think I said that some times before but I really like color in combination with those matt wheels Cool

I am excited of the first test drive! I hope there will be no major problems Smile
  Topic: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Inchpincher61

Replies: 128
Views: 16668

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:44 am   Subject: Re: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Of course.. I have one sample but the car now moved to another shop so I will definitely request an new one.

Plan B is to switch to Strato Silver. Thats similar the same color just a little more i ...
  Topic: The Aufgeladen Ghia
Inchpincher61

Replies: 899
Views: 56137

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:31 pm   Subject: Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia
Nice work buddy! Applause

After beging almost finished right now...how do you rate that kit concerning "Plug & Play" ?
  Topic: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Inchpincher61

Replies: 128
Views: 16668

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:21 pm   Subject: Re: 1962 - "San Bernardino" - Ghia Project
Thank you guys...

These are made in Poland by a company named "Gedeichselt" >> check on Facebook.

Two years ago I bought a set for my beetle there and I was really amazed by the ...
 
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