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  Topic: 14 july 1955 Kasino Hotel Georgsmarienhutte
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2021 11:30 am   Subject: Re: 14 july 1955 Kasino Hotel Georgsmarienhutte
66 years ago on this day...our favorite car was introduced to the public. Happy anniversary Karmann Ghia !!
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2196943.jpg
  Topic: 14 july 1955 Kasino Hotel Georgsmarienhutte
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Replies: 121
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:01 am   Subject: Re: 14 july 1955 Kasino Hotel Georgsmarienhutte
Interesting article on Mr. Segre from the folks at Hagerty:

https://www.hagerty.com/media/automotive-history/the-secret-agent-who-created-the-karmann-ghia/?utm_source=SFMC&utm_medium=email& ...
  Topic: joe asay - [email protected]
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Replies: 43
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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:51 pm   Subject: Re: joe asay - [email protected]
Worked with Joe on an original hood pull cable for my car. Joe was prompt, answered my questions and rapidly shipped out the item (and included a tracking #). I certainly wouldn't hesitate to do bus ...
  Topic: Wcfvw69 - [email protected] - Bill
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Replies: 211
Views: 51408

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2020 5:32 am   Subject: Re: Wcfvw69 - [email protected] - Bill
Since my first experience with Sparxwerks went so well it was an easy decision to have Bill perform his restoration service on my next German fuel pump that was in need of some assistance. Just recei ...
  Topic: Egypt Classic Cars - [email protected] - Ashraf El-Ma
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Replies: 40
Views: 6870

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:27 am   Subject: Re: Egypt Classic Cars - [email protected] - Ashraf El-Ma
I wouldn't hesitate to purchase again from Ashraf. Excellent and rapid communications throughout the investigation/purchase/shipment process and the parts arrived in a very timely manner (considering ...
  Topic: Restojohnny - [email protected]
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Replies: 501
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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:06 am   Subject: Re: Restojohnny - [email protected]
I had a very positive purchasing experience with Restojohnny recently. I'd certainly recommend him due to his rapid response to my questions, extra fair purchase price and swift and secure shipping. ...
  Topic: VolkzBitz - [email protected]
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Replies: 301
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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:47 am   Subject: Re: VolkzBitz - [email protected]
15 pages of high praise for Tim and what he does for our Volkswagen community...I'll add yet another recommendation to this LARGE feedback forum posting. Tim performed his magic on my 28 PICT and I c ...
  Topic: Vintage Ghia photos
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:41 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage Ghia photos
Udo comes to the table with another killer photo!! Those Karmann Karosserie cabriolet canvas covers are too cool. Makes you wonder if any of these with the writing/numbers on them exist today?

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  Topic: Restoration project of my '58 lowlight Ghia
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Replies: 6
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:22 pm   Subject: Re: Restoration project of my '58 lowlight Ghia
Marianne...yes, welcome to an excellent source for information and assistance as you start the restoration process of your '58. You've come to the right place and as your forum post grows, you'll hea ...
  Topic: Vintage Ghia photos
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Replies: 915
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:33 am   Subject: Re: Vintage Ghia photos
Fantastic factory photos! Udo, thank you for posting these. Any other factory/production pictures available? Love to see the Low Lights being produced!!
  Topic: 59 Lowlight rear bumper
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Replies: 8
Views: 1649

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:44 pm   Subject: Re: 59 Lowlight rear bumper
This forum discussion might not pertain to the year of KG you are working on (and is U.S. bumper related) but I've referred back to Phil's excellent description/photos of the bumper rebuild process se ...
  Topic: Wcfvw69 - [email protected] - Bill
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Replies: 211
Views: 51408

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:28 am   Subject: Re: Wcfvw69 - [email protected] - Bill
Let me be the latest to add to the long list of accolades for Bill. My recent experience was nothing less than outstanding. Wonderful communications from beginning to end on my fuel pump rebuild. R ...
  Topic: 58/59 Seat frame colours
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Replies: 21
Views: 697

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:02 am   Subject: Re: 58/59 Seat frame colours
Tall Bloke...lots of helpful information here too:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=198027&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=interior+paint+colors&start=200
  Topic: Lou Gaz - [email protected]
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Replies: 164
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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:39 am   Subject: Re: Lou Gaz - [email protected]
Don't hesitate to purchase your parts from Lou. Excellent communications, rapid responses, always fair pricing, shipping prompt and on and on. I looking forward to my next transaction with Lou. Tha ...
  Topic: Colin Shinkin - Beetleness.com - [email protected]
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Replies: 0
Views: 311

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:34 am   Subject: Colin Shinkin - Beetleness.com - [email protected]
I recently had a super-positive experience with Colin and his company, Beetleness.com. We had excellent communications throughout the purchase. From my early discussions with Colin (he always respon ...
  Topic: Best early Ghia replacement floor pans?
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Replies: 54
Views: 5617

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:52 am   Subject: Re: Best early Ghia replacement floor pans?
For those that have been waiting for the Gerson pans, get your orders in! Who knows how long and how many he'll produce!

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2350147
  Topic: New to Ghias and I'm very excited!
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Replies: 233
Views: 10970

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:58 am   Subject: Re: New to Ghias and I'm very excited!
Yes, good looking tire set up on your car. Can you tell us the manufacturer/model/size please? Bias tires or "bias look radias" perhaps? Thanks!
  Topic: Oldest USA VW dealership?
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Replies: 7
Views: 400

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:10 am   Subject: Re: Oldest USA VW dealership?
Perhaps you all have seen this article before. Love those black and white pictures!

https://www.autonews.com/article/20150315/RETAIL07/303169986/where-america-met-the-beetles
  Topic: Pads for the ball head screws convertible top
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Replies: 5
Views: 310

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:28 am   Subject: Re: Pads for the ball head screws convertible top
Understood...

Now, who's reproducing the disc (#11 in the parts book)???
  Topic: Pads for the ball head screws convertible top
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Replies: 5
Views: 310

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:53 am   Subject: Re: Pads for the ball head screws convertible top
You can find these "ball studs" at various places around the globe. Here is one business located in the States:

https://eagleday.stores.yahoo.net/telofaformaa.html

The LOXX brand orig ...
 
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