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  Topic: '63 Ghia - Second Chance
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 201
Views: 11121

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:10 pm   Subject: Re: '63 Ghia - Second Chance
Had to check out your progress. It's been a while since I looked! Just sent an email w/ photos regarding those front turn signals and the rain gutter trim. DS
  Topic: '63 Ghia - Second Chance
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 201
Views: 11121

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:19 pm   Subject: Re: '63 Ghia - Second Chance
Bought the blue '64 in North Idaho back in '95

Gotcha. Well, I was in Oregon and the car was shipped to Olympia to a "trader". My feeling was that it went overseas. It would be wild to fi ...
  Topic: '63 Ghia - Second Chance
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 201
Views: 11121

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:03 pm   Subject: Re: '63 Ghia - Second Chance
Any advice on the motor?
You can see the bent push rod Crying or Very sad

I'm thinking that I pull the spark plugs
Maybe put a hot plate under the engine
Add Diesel or Marvel Mystery Oil or SeaFoam or Kroi ...
  Topic: '63 Ghia - Second Chance
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 201
Views: 11121

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:51 am   Subject: Re: '63 Ghia - Second Chance
Looks like a fun project to me! Hit me up with a parts list.... I'm not too far away!
  Topic: How to remove nose grill ?
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 14
Views: 1172

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:59 am   Subject: Re: nose grill
If it's a 1960 model, there is a third screw at the top!!
  Topic: Using new decklid springs at the front - Ghia 1967
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 9
Views: 470

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:17 pm   Subject: Re: Using new decklid springs at the front - Ghia 1967
... The only place (in the world?) I could find then, all the large European suppliers did not have these for sale...

I'll bet a hundred to nothing you'll find that NWGhiaGuy (Dan) has some origi ...
  Topic: 70 Ghia Sunvisor Clips Pictures for screw holes??
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 4
Views: 197

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:18 am   Subject: Re: 70 Ghia Sunvisor Clips Pictures for screw holes??
If you have the visor installed just position it in the 'parked' position and feel through the liner around there. The bigger hole for the 'eared' part of the clip shouldn't be too hard to find.

Th ...
  Topic: Torsion bar dilemma
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 12
Views: 1136

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:16 am   Subject: Re: Torsion bar dilemma
The ID on those bushings should be slightly different. I had to fit mine to the spring plate to figure out which was which. The one thing I'm kicking myself for right now was not lubing them up good b ...
  Topic: NOS Ghia Doors - year?
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 13
Views: 556

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:41 am   Subject: Re: NOS Ghia Doors - year?
I don't need the part number, just looking at the outer door handle says is 67 and down. The inside door release mount says is 64 1/2 and up. Holes for trim above the door panel on the inside say 66 a ...
  Topic: Iron Resurrection TV show Ghia build
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 22
Views: 4621

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:42 pm   Subject: Re: Iron Resurrection TV show Ghia build
they should have called me...I have parcel trays...lol.

No doubt. I was thinking the same thing!!
  Topic: Our ghia in the new issue of VolksAmerica!
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 20
Views: 1023

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:49 pm   Subject: Re: Our ghia in the new issue of VolksAmerica!

the cost of stripping off the Faux Fokker paint scheme so that what remains of the OG paint can be appreciated "As Is"

OMG! Shocked You remember what we started with?

I was lucky to ...
  Topic: help identifying Ghia Screw
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 5
Views: 354

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:40 pm   Subject: Re: help identifying Ghia Screw
Too long? Too short? I can't recall there ever being a different thread diameter or pitch. Are there threads in the end? I'm wondering if it wasn't replaced with an earlier regulator that uses the rol ...
  Topic: Frame ID?
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 4
Views: 328

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:38 pm   Subject: Re: Frame ID?
It's a common-as-dirt short back frame. Many companies have manufactured them. I owned one back in the mid 1970s. I think the originator of the design was Chenowth in San Diego. Even Berrien made them ...
  Topic: Frame ID?
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 4
Views: 328

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:10 am   Subject: Frame ID?
Hey All, I'm new to this side of the forum. Off-Road is not my area of expertise, but I do like to know what I'm working with. That being said, I'm trying to identify this unique sandrail frame I acqu ...
  Topic: FAKE texts pretending to be from Everett Barnes/TheSamba.com
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 80
Views: 44540

PostForum: Site   Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:55 am   Subject: Re: FAKE texts pretending to be from Everett Barnes/TheSamba.com
I got texts this week responding to two of my ads, from three different numbers, all with the same language adding $50 to "hold in my favor". Annoying...
  Topic: Back Seat Heater vents 1970 Ghia
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 5
Views: 272

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:37 am   Subject: Re: Back Seat Heater vents 1970 Ghia
I sell these used here on TheSamba too...

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2031017
  Topic: 71 ghia door hinges
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 17
Views: 730

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue May 09, 2017 9:12 am   Subject: Re: 71 ghia door hinges
I've got a contact over there he may have so .me of my hinges in stock..morley ...whats that guys name

Pete Morley
  Topic: '66 Resurrection
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 45
Views: 5005

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 5:44 pm   Subject: Re: '66 Resurrection
This week I installed a carpet set from Newton Commercial. For the most part I'm happy with it, but the forward bulkhead piece needs some work. I've already called them on it an I hope to get a better ...
  Topic: Repro side trim - a case study
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 99
Views: 35097

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:16 pm   Subject: Re: Repro side trim - a case study
I just got finished installing a set of KGPR side trim w/ plastic clips. Not a single piece gave me an issue, clip or trim. Mine may be unique though, being all original body/paint.


https://www. ...
  Topic: '66 Resurrection
NWGhiaGuy

Replies: 45
Views: 5005

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:29 pm   Subject: Re: '66 Resurrection
Love seeing the progress, I have a 66 Fasty, and its cool to see all the little similarities on the Bug, Ghia, and Type III's for that year. I have a couple of questions about your progress. I just ...
 
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