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  Topic: Trunk hinge problem with EMPI Dual HPMX
myghiarocks

Replies: 10
Views: 249

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Dec 22, 2020 11:23 am   Subject: Re: Trunk hinge problem with EMPI Dual HPMX
Not the greatest pictures and the carbs are 45 Dells on a 2276 so I don’t know if what I did will work for your HMPX carbs.
The original air cleaners that came with the carbs interfered with the pas ...
  Topic: Karmanns & Bring-a-Trailer Auctions
myghiarocks

Replies: 399
Views: 16576

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2020 10:44 am   Subject: Re: Karmanns & Bring-a-Trailer Auctions


It's always dangerous to generalise but BAT seems to attract people who want to buy into the hobby without really buying into valuable advice. Bling sells.
I'm not sure the BAT buyers are discoun ...
  Topic: Karmanns & Bring-a-Trailer Auctions
myghiarocks

Replies: 399
Views: 16576

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:54 am   Subject: Re: Karmanns & Bring-a-Trailer Auctions
Interesting that the junkyard king Ron sturgeon is lead bidder on the lowlight as well as the 23 window on BAT.

Ron usually only buys cars recently that need very little work. He is currently outb ...
  Topic: Another dash thread ‘73
myghiarocks

Replies: 19
Views: 534

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Dec 01, 2020 12:42 pm   Subject: Re: Another dash thread ‘73
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2118557.jpg


We filled and painted mine with metal. Complete interior was removed.
Really like how it turned out. I was not a fan of the fake wood. With ...
  Topic: '65 Ghia - First Car!
myghiarocks

Replies: 15
Views: 411

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:01 pm   Subject: Re: '65 Ghia - First Car!
Awesome car. as others say, don't ever sell it. Everyone wishes they still had their first car (usually)

Looks like a custom front wiring cover, painted too match. very nice
  Topic: What did you do to your ghia this week?
myghiarocks

Replies: 3026
Views: 454707

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:10 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your ghia this week?
I went for a "I'm Done" celebration ride.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2101116.jpg

Fantastic job, looks amazing. The color is perfect. I like the little custom mods you ha ...
  Topic: Stainless Ghia bumpers
myghiarocks

Replies: 787
Views: 193980

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:10 pm   Subject: Re: Stainless Ghia bumpers
I got mine delivered to my door in Texas for $650.00 they were running a promotion or sale.

Its a great product for that price. There is no VW repop for ANY part on the car that fits perfectly ou ...
  Topic: Struggling on a 74 Ghia - Rebuilding the brakes from the spindle
myghiarocks

Replies: 5
Views: 258

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:52 am   Subject: Re: Struggling on a 74 Ghia - Rebuilding the brakes from the spindle
The only think I can think of is that the bearings had a casing that wasn't used (not in the original set up nor does it fit over the seals, so it was left out). Open for all suggestions! Thanks in ad ...
  Topic: ISO 68 Ghia dash pad and dash front
myghiarocks

Replies: 4
Views: 187

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 1:51 pm   Subject: Re: ISO 68 Ghia dash pad and dash front
Currently having my car painted. The shop has been waiting for almost 5 weeks for the rockers from Jbugs. Hoping for an alternative to them and KGPR (who is almost always out of stock). Thanks!!

CI ...
  Topic: great lookin' Low Light
myghiarocks

Replies: 18
Views: 540

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:04 am   Subject: Re: great lookin' Low Light
I am sure I have seen that Ghia at a few shows in Texas, It runs and drives around the show ground but I am pretty sure he tows it away at the end of the day
Unless I'm mistaking it with a different ...
  Topic: Searching for random parts – brake caliper mounting bolts
myghiarocks

Replies: 2
Views: 114

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:56 am   Subject: Re: Searching for random parts – brake caliper mounting bolts
I got some new ones at my FLAPS store, grade 9 metric, can't recall size
  Topic: rain tray
myghiarocks

Replies: 13
Views: 1086

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:54 am   Subject: Re: rain tray
Yes, mine fits fine with dual carbs, is there any in classifieds?
  Topic: Ghia AC installer for SW Florida needed- found this kit can I do
myghiarocks

Replies: 21
Views: 468

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:07 pm   Subject: Re: Ghia AC installer for SW Florida needed- found this kit can I do
They moved from Florida to Vegas. I had looked for them when I bought my AC for my bug, then found out they were in Vegas. Great system, works nice
fantastic to deal with.
  Topic: Current Source for Convertible Ghia Door Windows? Anyone?
myghiarocks

Replies: 9
Views: 304

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:42 am   Subject: Re: Current Source for Convertible Ghia Door Windows? Anyone?
https://www.eisparts.com/product-search.html?Search=ghia+glass

Out of stock right now. Contact them for next availability.

I bought new door glass from them a few years ago. Nice product. ver ...
  Topic: Today in Ghia hunting history...
myghiarocks

Replies: 1083
Views: 370810

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:29 am   Subject: Re: Today in Ghia hunting history...
Nice project. Isn't that two in the past month? You going to blend them into one usable car?
  Topic: Exhaust backfire when starting... sometimes
myghiarocks

Replies: 11
Views: 505

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:02 pm   Subject: Re: Exhaust backfire when starting... sometimes
Did you have it done locally? Who did it?

Thanks

Yep, Doug Crotts over at Qualitat in Grand Prairie: http://www.qualitatvw.com/

Tell him Billy sent you

Thanks.
  Topic: Exhaust backfire when starting... sometimes
myghiarocks

Replies: 11
Views: 505

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:51 am   Subject: Re: Exhaust backfire when starting... sometimes
Did you have it done locally? Who did it?

Thanks
  Topic: good(?) price on Ghia - '69 for $6500?
myghiarocks

Replies: 18
Views: 666

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:07 am   Subject: Re: good(?) price on Ghia - '69 for $6500?
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Anyways, over in vanagon samaba land there is a thread for "vans for a great price" but I didnt see something similar here...
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You mean something like a Karmann Ghias For A Great ...
  Topic: 1967 Ghia
myghiarocks

Replies: 25
Views: 930

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:59 pm   Subject: Re: 1967 Ghia
really nice Ghia. It is a one of a kind. love the color and flames. Its all tastefully done. Inside and out
Enjoy
  Topic: Aftermarket Ghia Bumpers
myghiarocks

Replies: 11
Views: 533

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:59 am   Subject: Re: Aftermarket Ghia Bumpers
Or does anyone know if I can use a bumper off of a Super Beetle or Standard Beetle

No it will not work. I think I paid about $700 for a complete front and rear set of the SS repros for my last car ...
 
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