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  Topic: Door vapor barrier
rickpereira

Replies: 20
Views: 1784

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue May 02, 2017 5:35 pm   Subject: Re: Door vapor barrier
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1637837.jpg

stolen image from ghia girl .com but this is how it should be set out, making sure it tuck in to the door on the lower end to let water or moist ...
  Topic: Tire wheel and suspension thread
rickpereira

Replies: 521
Views: 238448

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:04 pm   Subject: Re: Tire wheel and suspension thread
thanks man, yes the brakes are stock replacements. i wouldn't change a thing about it, it turns well, doesn't rub and handles great. i wouldn't have gone narrower either, i like that the wheel doesn ...
  Topic: Tire wheel and suspension thread
rickpereira

Replies: 521
Views: 238448

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:50 pm   Subject: Re: Tire wheel and suspension thread
yes less turning radius because the 7in wide wheels would foul on the inside. its a big balancing act..

start off with standard beam, narrow 2in, add drop spindles.. end up almost back where, you s ...
  Topic: Tire wheel and suspension thread
rickpereira

Replies: 521
Views: 238448

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:21 pm   Subject: Re: Tire wheel and suspension thread
yes the offset is 40. this pushes the wheel out 15mm further than your 55. and no its a 2 in narrowed beam not a 4
  Topic: Tire wheel and suspension thread
rickpereira

Replies: 521
Views: 238448

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:04 pm   Subject: Re: Tire wheel and suspension thread
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1635507.jpg

17x7 2in narrowed and adjustable beam, 2.5in dropped spindles and 195/40r17 had to tap in the inner lip of the guards and limit the steering s ...
  Topic: Anti ACVW snobbery
rickpereira

Replies: 29
Views: 1487

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:27 pm   Subject: Re: Anti ACVW snobbery
from a friend i got the whole.. "you should have bought a real car" to which I knocked on the windscreen and said.. umm it looks pretty real to me. unlike your imaginary mustang with a big b ...
  Topic: What did you do to your ghia this week?
rickpereira

Replies: 2852
Views: 423460

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:50 am   Subject: Re: What did you do to your ghia this week?
More like what i did for the ghia...... full security system for the garage and its now under 24hr surveillance 😆
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  Topic: late night photoshoot
rickpereira

Replies: 14
Views: 761

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 1:35 pm   Subject: Re: late night photoshoot
hey guys thanks for the comments, no additional lighting John, i did take my speedlights but kept them in the bag, i just made the most of the tunnel lights and slow shutters speeds at low iso and adj ...
  Topic: late night photoshoot
rickpereira

Replies: 14
Views: 761

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:28 pm   Subject: Re: late night photoshoot
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  Topic: late night photoshoot
rickpereira

Replies: 14
Views: 761

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:20 pm   Subject: late night photoshoot
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  Topic: Fun with my 71 Ghia project
rickpereira

Replies: 195
Views: 20901

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 3:33 am   Subject: Re: Fun with my 71 Ghia project
looks great, i miss the days of reassembly, cant wait to see the finished product.. and that color Cool Cool Cool
  Topic: Gauges
rickpereira

Replies: 46
Views: 4520

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2016 10:36 pm   Subject: Re: Gauges
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  Topic: Really a 58?
rickpereira

Replies: 21
Views: 1521

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 11:34 pm   Subject: Re: Really a 58?
the nose has been touched, its missing the little recess for the badge
  Topic: Favorite picture of your car.
rickpereira

Replies: 1412
Views: 353840

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 8:41 pm   Subject: Re: Favorite picture of your car.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1508282.jpg

my new favourite Smile
  Topic: Ghia Owners...Post Your Ghias
rickpereira

Replies: 1350
Views: 440520

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 8:39 pm   Subject: Re: Ghia Owners...Post Your Ghias
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1508282.jpg

my most recent pic
  Topic: Rick's 71 Ghia build log
rickpereira

Replies: 227
Views: 52074

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 8:34 pm   Subject: Re: Rick's 71 Ghia build log
and then this week was the vw nationals again in sydney. where i bumped into Rich and his recently finished Ghia


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  Topic: Rick's 71 Ghia build log
rickpereira

Replies: 227
Views: 52074

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 8:27 pm   Subject: Re: Rick's 71 Ghia build log
well its been an eventful few weeks, the magazine came out and i was chuffed to see it in print
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  Topic: Is it for sale
rickpereira

Replies: 14
Views: 751

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 2:11 pm   Subject: Re: Is it for sale
should have thrown a higher number up. i always say 35-40grand for mine haha
  Topic: 17s Fest.. Fuchs, BRM, Rader, whatever
rickpereira

Replies: 550
Views: 332184

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Sun May 01, 2016 4:07 am   Subject: Re: 17s Fest.. Fuchs, BRM, Rader, whatever
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1499267.jpg


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1499265.jpg

17x7 empi fuchs in matte black/silver
  Topic: Out In The Driveway Pics
rickpereira

Replies: 1239
Views: 258992

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Sun May 01, 2016 4:03 am   Subject: Re: Out In The Driveway Pics
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