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  Topic: thebugsmy59 - [email protected] - Mark Bolina
Marcdeb

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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Today 12:04 pm   Subject: Re: thebugsmy59 - [email protected] - Mark Bolina
I've made several purchases from Mark recently and I couldn't ask for any better. Great communication. Very careful packing, and fast shipping. Best of all the parts are all as advertised or better ...
  Topic: Jerry - Lumpy Rutherford - [email protected]
Marcdeb

Replies: 3
Views: 1056

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Yesterday 7:36 pm   Subject: Re: Jerry - Lumpy Rutherford - [email protected]
Made two purchases from Jerry and I am very pleased. Items were shipped out right away and well packaged. I would buy from Jerry again.
  Topic: Pan question
Marcdeb

Replies: 9
Views: 264

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Yesterday 1:47 pm   Subject: Re: Pan question
I have a 71 with pans I believe are original. My car does not have these grooves.

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  Topic: Get Karmann
Marcdeb

Replies: 36
Views: 1760

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:11 pm   Subject: Re: Get Karmann
I've been reading your thread and just happen to see this get posted in the classifieds today. It's probably too late but just in case.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=235590 ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Marcdeb

Replies: 1776
Views: 42512

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:01 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever


Can't wait to see your new interior. Although I do like what you have now.
I agree-------but then I know nothing about old Karmann Ghias with the low-nose.

Hey, for all those lamenting the ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Marcdeb

Replies: 1776
Views: 42512

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:55 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Day 66

Think itís going to look nice. Notice the neatly drilled hole?



That's a great looking hole! Laughing
Nice job.



I am literally dreaming about our car. As I sat in it, I look ...
  Topic: Best repop side mirror
Marcdeb

Replies: 8
Views: 297

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:12 pm   Subject: Re: Best repop side mirror
Hold out for NOS. I see them fairly often in the classifieds.

I'm looking for an original RS mirror for a 71 Ghia. The one I have is badly pitted on the neck and base. I don't know if the one in ...
  Topic: Are we near (or past) the apex of interest/enthusiasm/values?
Marcdeb

Replies: 135
Views: 4472

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:47 pm   Subject: Re: Are we near (or past) the apex of interest/enthusiasm/values?
I've been keeping up with this thread from the start. To me, the bottom line is everyone is different. There will always be good options for people without a college education. There is not a &q ...
  Topic: Mirror Mirror on the door
Marcdeb

Replies: 9
Views: 520

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:00 pm   Subject: Re: Mirror Mirror on the door
I have a 71 Karman Ghia convertible. The mirror on the RS might be original as it has a lot of pitting on the arm, and no hole on the back side. The mirror on the LS looks to be in such good shape t ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Marcdeb

Replies: 1776
Views: 42512

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:37 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Things like the hubcap details is part of what makes vintage and classic cars so fun and interesting. Car makers were not afraid to spend money to add unique decorative details like this.
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Marcdeb

Replies: 1776
Views: 42512

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:49 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
I think Iíve gotten it!


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2000970.jpg

Those arenít bubbles, just reflections.

Looks great. Smile
What were the directions for installing the decals? ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Marcdeb

Replies: 1776
Views: 42512

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:33 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Too cold for paint to work today.

Not the best day for working in the garage at all! Our high today was 4 degrees. Presently -4 on the way to -20.



Did get speaker grill in the mail toda ...
  Topic: 1973 Coupe
Marcdeb

Replies: 110
Views: 9261

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:28 am   Subject: Re: 1973 Coupe
I finally broke down and installed a bracket for a passenger side mirror.


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25mm down ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Marcdeb

Replies: 1776
Views: 42512

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 3:34 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Day 61

Drilled a hole!

In metal!

Hope I did it right!


So nerve racking that I will need an overnight rest before tackling the other one.

Nice going! I'm impressed with your dedicati ...
  Topic: Weird stuff youíve bought just because it has a VW theme
Marcdeb

Replies: 71
Views: 4870

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:24 am   Subject: Re: Weird stuff youíve bought just because it has a VW theme
I bought a white "VW First Act" Electric Guitar 7 or 8 years ago at a yard sale. It's never been played nor even had strings installed. The story I was told by the seller is that for a few ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Marcdeb

Replies: 1776
Views: 42512

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:52 am   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
You might be right, the solid defrost tubes are on low lights and real early 60's Ghias (up to 62 or 63?). I am not as familiar with the internal defrost areas on later Ghias. Embarassed


We Ghia ( ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Marcdeb

Replies: 1776
Views: 42512

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:06 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever


Thatís the new pump, Marc! Did you miss the celebration?
I have removed the screws on the old pumpó and found the diaphragm. Just want to make sure that there is nothing special about taking of ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Marcdeb

Replies: 1776
Views: 42512

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:54 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
So can I simply unscrew the screws on the top of the fuel pump with impunity? And after inspecting/cleaning just screw them all back on?

Or is there someone sniggering in the peanut gallery saying ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Marcdeb

Replies: 1776
Views: 42512

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:10 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Ghias don't have the flexible defrost tube like a beetle does, they have a solid tube that is welded in place. All Trylon has to do is replace the '"y" tube to get things back to stock.

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  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Marcdeb

Replies: 1776
Views: 42512

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:25 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
My father used to always say cars are like women!! Laughing Laughing Laughing

Yep, if it's got tits or tires, it's gonna give you trouble & cost you lots of money.

Man, ain't that the truth!! ...
 
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