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  Topic: '58 Ghia ashtray?
sputnick60

Replies: 1
Views: 44

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Today 6:47 pm   Subject: Re: '58 Ghia ashtray?
No, thatís not an ashtray from a Ď58.
Hereís a photo from John Moxonís Ď58...
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1125724.jpg
What you have is from something later thatís been over painted wit ...
  Topic: Vintage Ghia photos
sputnick60

Replies: 529
Views: 112233

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:14 am   Subject: Re: Vintage Ghia photos
The Kessler Twins in a Ď58..
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1899349.jpg
Very photogenic, all three of them
Nicholas
  Topic: albert swan mirror
sputnick60

Replies: 3
Views: 136

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:00 pm   Subject: Re: albert swan mirror
I saw this from the overpriced Ghia parts thread..

Back in 2007, Lisa had this to say about a NOS mirror flagged by John, where she makes a few distinctions about the externals screw, VW logo and m ...
  Topic: 1970 Ghia Convertible New Dash Pad Fitment issues
sputnick60

Replies: 8
Views: 144

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:44 am   Subject: Re: 1970 Ghia Convertible New Dash Pad Fitment issues
The porsche crowd have a number of rivets. Likely similar to that used on the Ghia considering a great number of them started out at the Karmann werk. Here are some from Stoddard
https://www.stoddard ...
  Topic: Real Wood Dash Face
sputnick60

Replies: 23
Views: 390

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:48 pm   Subject: Re: Real Wood Dash Face
Yes, and youíll notice the MB has several small pieces of wood to make up the dash which is easier to get right than a single piece. The shining finish makes the timber look good and thatís hard to ma ...
  Topic: Jeff's 71 Vert Restoration/Reassembly
sputnick60

Replies: 142
Views: 8320

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:13 pm   Subject: Re: Jeff's 71 Vert Restoration/Reassembly
I fed my wires from the centre across to the sun visor mounts. From that point iit is almost straight down from those holes into the trunk. The wires will appear in the corner of the trunk. You could ...
  Topic: Restoration thread: my 60 strato blue coupe
sputnick60

Replies: 78
Views: 3950

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:57 pm   Subject: Re: Restoration thread: my 60 strato blue coupe
My translated text Very Happy
Funny how google reads like thereís still a French accent in there, yet your translation is perfect. Laughing Wink
Nicholas
  Topic: Restoration thread: my 60 strato blue coupe
sputnick60

Replies: 78
Views: 3950

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:32 am   Subject: Re: Restoration thread: my 60 strato blue coupe
Antoine les deux trianglex que tu veux essayer de refaire ne semble pas en mauvais ťtat sur la voiture, mis a part peut Ítre la partie basse. Est ce vraiment utile de tout refaire car a la vu des phot ...
  Topic: Vintage Battery box with 6V optima battery inside
sputnick60

Replies: 12
Views: 306

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:41 am   Subject: Re: Vintage Battery box with 6V optima battery inside
I'm looking for a 3D printing manufacturer for a prototype
If youíre in the US, try Shapeways. Iíve used them in the past for 3D-printed parts with great results.
https://www.shapeways.com/

x2 ...
  Topic: Ghia headlight lenses
sputnick60

Replies: 1
Views: 80

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:47 am   Subject: Re: Ghia headlight lenses
The parts book is usually a good place to search for that sort of detail.
Iím looking for RHD asymetrical glass but the supply has dried up. Plenty of symmetrical glass about though..

part 141941 ...
  Topic: Vintage Battery box with 6V optima battery inside
sputnick60

Replies: 12
Views: 306

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:20 am   Subject: Re: Vintage Battery box with 6V otima battery inside
Iím interested but for the Porsche, not the Ghia.
Nicholas

I think it will be possible
What are the dimensions of the Porsche battery ?
Its the same as the usual 6v battery for a Ghia. AFAIK. n ...
  Topic: Help with 63 Ghia molding clips
sputnick60

Replies: 2
Views: 88

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:43 am   Subject: Re: help with 63 Ghia molding clips
In your photo the example on the left is correct and looks the same as the KGPR part. The one on the right is something else, possibly an adaptation.
The pin in the middle will push out and you can ...
  Topic: Vintage Battery box with 6V optima battery inside
sputnick60

Replies: 12
Views: 306

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:25 am   Subject: Re: Vintage Battery box with 6V otima battery inside
Iím interested but for the Porsche, not the Ghia.
Nicholas
  Topic: What did you do to your ghia this week?
sputnick60

Replies: 2700
Views: 396344

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:11 am   Subject: Re: What did you do to your ghia this week?
Looking for a way to install the roll-up seatbelts (Saab aftermarket)...
Thatís not good without reinforcing. Try this piece.....
https://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=C26%2D857%2D024 ...
  Topic: The Outlaw Ghia Build Thread
sputnick60

Replies: 661
Views: 28900

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:02 am   Subject: Re: The Outlaw Ghia Build Thread
I think the peopleís choice works best if yours is parked in the sunshine nearst where the people first come it. Wow them at the start because the first reaction is easier to recall.
Nichilas
  Topic: speedometer rattle
sputnick60

Replies: 1
Views: 65

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:58 am   Subject: Re: speedometer rattle
We have seen recent discussion on this topic. The seach tool is handy for finding things quickly. Externally the Ď69 speedo is a little different to earlier versions but the internals are rather simil ...
  Topic: Help to figure something out..1600 on a low light
sputnick60

Replies: 9
Views: 288

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:31 am   Subject: Re: Help to figure something out..1600 on a low light
A quick reminder that you all should abide by the forum rules. Have a read here... https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4
Nicholas
  Topic: VDO tachometer
sputnick60

Replies: 13
Views: 594

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:14 am   Subject: Re: VDO tachometer
I like it. Looks cool and keeps the car theme, at least for those who know what an oil filter looks like. Laughing
Nicholas
  Topic: 1964 Ghia Coupe Restoration
sputnick60

Replies: 165
Views: 6200

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:18 pm   Subject: Re: 1964 Ghia Coupe Restoration
Remember to clean out the fuel and clutch lines so they are free of abrasive particles Laughing
Nicholas
  Topic: New in the Forum from Bavaria
sputnick60

Replies: 13
Views: 296

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:37 pm   Subject: Re: New in the Forum from Bavaria
Welcome Max,
Iím curious if there was rust to repair in that Ghia ahead of the respray. If none present it shows you started with a very good car and itís obvious why you transported it back to Bava ...
 
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