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  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:40 pm   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
Very Happy
  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

Replies: 251
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2020 2:00 pm   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
Just a rolling report.
Not sure about the camber compensator. Iíve since read that it may make the car more unpredictable on the limit. Donít intend finding that on public roads...

2 jobs to do as ...
  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

Replies: 251
Views: 19334

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:59 am   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
Bought one of these, a CB performance rear camber compensator. Like an anti roll bar but for swing axle cars.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2050951.jpg
I have fitted it now but not driven ...
  Topic: kennys san diego lowlight resto modified build
kgj

Replies: 32
Views: 1651

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:05 am   Subject: Re: kennys san diego lowlight
Nice to see another uk Aerosilver LL. (not now I know)
Plenty of photos please.
Engine?

And thanks for posting.
  Topic: Tony B's restoration project.
kgj

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri May 29, 2020 2:45 pm   Subject: Re: Tony B's restoration project.
Seats look nice. What are they?
Good progress too.
  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

Replies: 251
Views: 19334

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue May 26, 2020 3:01 pm   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
Thanks for the above KGCoupe. Very interesting.

The weather has stayed nice here so instead of ironing out wrinkles Iím just driving it.
As well as the FF transaxle to fit sometime Iíve reached th ...
  Topic: June 58 Ghia cabriolet - Amazon Green restoration
kgj

Replies: 27
Views: 1452

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun May 24, 2020 3:02 pm   Subject: Re: June 58 Ghia cabriolet - Amazon Green restoration
Oh my word. Itís a new car.
  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

Replies: 251
Views: 19334

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat May 23, 2020 1:54 pm   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
You are right, we are quaint.
The trouble is, most Brits think the USA has a blanket 55 mph speed limit.
Truth is, many states have 75mph limits on the freeways donít they? I drove across Kansas, C ...
  Topic: Windshield seal fit
kgj

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat May 23, 2020 1:25 pm   Subject: Re: Windshield seal fit
I just remembered what I did a few yew years ago on my 1970.

I laid a few mm of silicone sealant on the edge of the screen to make the glass a few mmís bigger on the edges that seem a little short. ...
  Topic: Windshield seal fit
kgj

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat May 23, 2020 12:45 pm   Subject: Re: Windshield seal fit
If itís any help, a few years ago, I paid an auto windscreen company to fit the screen in my black 1970 coupe.
I wasnít happy with the result so pulled the screen out and fitted it another 3 times m ...
  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

Replies: 251
Views: 19334

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat May 23, 2020 12:38 pm   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
Spelling correction
Daphne du Maurier
  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat May 23, 2020 12:36 pm   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
Thanks for looking.
  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

Replies: 251
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat May 23, 2020 12:36 pm   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
Thanks Calexican, much as assembling the Mecano set is great, surely the drive out and cruse is the ultimate goal, as you do in your patina beauty. I will take a drive down there one day... only got ...
  Topic: Good Design 1959
kgj

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu May 21, 2020 2:06 pm   Subject: Re: Good Design 1959
Interesting.
Thanks for posting
  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu May 14, 2020 1:54 pm   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
ROAD TRIP #1

Bear in mind, in 9 years of ownership I have never driven this car more than a few miles from home. I would like to do longer trips in the future so itís time to up the anti.
The firs ...
  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon May 11, 2020 11:32 pm   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
Thanks Paul70ghia, very nice Yellow Ghia yourself.
Still plenty of ironing out left to do but it is rewarding to just get in the thing and drive.

Thanks for looking.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw ...
  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

Replies: 251
Views: 19334

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon May 11, 2020 3:01 pm   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
Went grocery shopping to a nearby village shop rather than any supermarket because it was near the sea. Elongated the journey by just a few miles.
With lockdown hadnít seen the sea for weeks.


ht ...
  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

Replies: 251
Views: 19334

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun May 10, 2020 11:55 pm   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
Thanks for clipping the video Everett, I wouldnít know how to do that.

The startup. I must confess to warming the engine up first to ensure a smooth fire up for the camera. What with talking, openi ...
  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

Replies: 251
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun May 10, 2020 12:32 pm   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
Anyone heard of the Peterson museum in LA?
Never knew about it whenever I went there but subsequently a friend of mine found it while on holiday on the west coast. A really good collection of cars. I ...
  Topic: CJ from South Africa.
kgj

Replies: 251
Views: 19334

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:58 pm   Subject: Re: CJ from South Africa.
South Africa you say....
Didnít post this 6 months ago when it happened but last September the wife and I went to SA for the first time. Joberg for a week, fly to PE then drive to Cape Town to stay w ...
 
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