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  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
The aussie Trimmer

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Jan 02, 2021 3:38 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
take the glove box out and you should be able to see where they are with a mirror and a flashlight.
  Topic: Ghia Convertible headliner Question
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 10
Views: 261

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Dec 25, 2020 3:33 pm   Subject: Re: Ghia Convertible headliner Question
yeah I figured that; I have seen the coupe liners from them and they don't have the folds for the hood liner bows anymore, just flat sewn.
  Topic: Ghia Convertible headliner Question
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 10
Views: 261

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Dec 23, 2020 3:38 pm   Subject: Re: Ghia Convertible headliner Question
If you take off the side covers you will see a horizontal support bar; originally the head liner stopped just above this bar and had a tag sewn in about in the middle. Once the liner was fitted comple ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 4147
Views: 109270

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:24 am   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever

So, I need to determine the correct way to install the pad. If it goes under the window seal somehow, I will need to coordinate putting it on with the glass going in. Also, as there are no holes i ...
  Topic: Ghia Location Survey
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 290
Views: 35160

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:24 pm   Subject: Re: Ghia Location Survey
62 WA downunder

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2071638.jpg

Her best side.
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 4147
Views: 109270

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 3:40 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
I'm intrigued; why would anyone do that to the dash support, I can't think of anything that would require that modification??
  Topic: Need help finding a couple interior pieces - 64 Ghia
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:24 pm   Subject: Re: Need help finding a couple interior pieces - 64 Ghia
Dave, take a rear floor mat to your local trimmer (car upholstery shop) and see if they can match the carpet, also take the measurements of the backrest and they might be able to make it up for you.
  Topic: front outer lower seat belt mount
The aussie Trimmer

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:52 pm   Subject: Re: front outer lower seat belt mount
Yes the previous position is not strong enough to withstand a crash; the new position is the best place to fit to, but you don't need to weld it in place, if you use a spring washer it will not come l ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 4147
Views: 109270

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:41 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Please don't put the coco mats over the rubber ones; they will ware the surface off the rubber mats, but you already knew that right.
  Topic: ...huh? What is this....?
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 8
Views: 356

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:54 pm   Subject: Re: ...huh? What is this....?
Not a good pic, but could it be a batterie strap point.
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 4147
Views: 109270

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:41 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever


"It seems that it is possible that removal of the wrap would damage the roof paint and, given that it is unlikely that we would ever match the red, we would have to paint it black. So, I thi ...
  Topic: Bay Kombi
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 4
Views: 209

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2020 1:31 am   Subject: Bay Kombi
Hi.
I have been asked if there was a door hinge change on the 70's bay Kombi. friend purchased some second hand doors and they didn't fit his Kombi.

Any info would be muchly appreciated.

Chee ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 4147
Views: 109270

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2020 3:59 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
The Ghia looks fantastic and the parade looks like it was a hoot; lots of like minded motoring enthusiasts just out for a great day, first of many parades and car shows in the future.

congrats Mich ...
  Topic: Is headliner necessary on ghia vert?
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 9
Views: 322

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:46 pm   Subject: Re: Is headliner necessary on ghia vert?
In my opinion Yes it is; If the factory did it then you should do it too.

The biggest problem with constructing the hoods today is the fact that the padding supplied is incorrect; originally the pa ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 4147
Views: 109270

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:34 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Does he have a separate Trim shop? mechanical and trim Do Not go well together.
  Topic: Ghias on the Silver Screen
The aussie Trimmer

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Views: 108803

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2020 2:20 am   Subject: Re: Ghias on the Silver Screen
Is that what you guy's do in lockdown, watch old movies Razz Razz
  Topic: Aussie Trimmer
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 18
Views: 572

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:35 pm   Subject: Re: Aussie Trimmer
Noise; did you get a new set of bumpers?

No I had a good set which are on the car and the other set that were in fair condition I sold to Vic. I know Vic has numerous sets which he may be able to ...
  Topic: Aussie Trimmer
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 18
Views: 572

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:18 pm   Subject: Re: Aussie Trimmer
Noise; did you get a new set of bumpers?
  Topic: Aussie Trimmer
The aussie Trimmer

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Views: 572

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:19 pm   Subject: Re: Aussie Trimmer
Thanks Bnam, I wasn't sure; don't you just love the helpful comradely and wealth of knowledge on here.
  Topic: Aussie Trimmer
The aussie Trimmer

Replies: 18
Views: 572

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:35 pm   Subject: Re: Aussie Trimmer
Thanks guy's; hey, what year did the towel rails come in on the bumpers??

The bumpers on this Ghia doesn't have any holes in the front Bumper for the towel rails and the rear is off a 34.
 
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