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ghia57 19-02-2016 04:39 PM

Show us your projects!
 
Who is building what? Stock to wild

Show us your resto's

I'm building several at the moment ground up resto on a 58, literally,

Also a 57 bare metal resto and have a 59 awaiting a resto. Along with a customers 67

ghia57 19-02-2016 08:26 PM

Here's my 57

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...7/image_1.jpeg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...67/image_1.png

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s.../image_18.jpeg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s.../image_15.jpeg

We are making the rear valence remove able ready for the new motor and transmission

rogueleader 21-02-2016 08:42 AM

Wow, really pleased we now have a KG section:D:D:D. Here is a picture of where i picked up my '66.
http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/t...karmann028.jpg
Alarm bells should have been ringing as she had been left there for at least 3yrs! I guess i had bitten off more than i could chew although i haven't made it easy for myself as apart from the resto i have built a 2054 to go in.
http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/t...ghiajan040.jpg
http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/t...ps91150e8b.jpg

http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/t...ps1d3d1nta.jpg

http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/t...psvxzkiqgz.jpg


Story so far, new wiring loom almost complete, new carpet arrived..wrong colour:rolleyes: haha..never a dull moment:)

ghia57 21-02-2016 03:44 PM

Looks cool!

rogueleader 21-02-2016 07:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ghia57 (Post 14909009)
Looks cool!

Thanks, on the '66 there were a lot of 'one year only' bits and bobs :eek: I bet your 57 has some interestingly priced parts? Or was she complete? That will look stunning, i love lowlites.

ghia57 21-02-2016 08:36 PM

I have 3 lowlites so plenty of parts there

carl s 22-02-2016 10:10 AM

Hello Rogueleader, long time no speak how's the Ghia coming on?

Mine's engine/gearbox less at the moment for it's winter rebuild :-)


http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1422633.jpg

rogueleader 22-02-2016 07:18 PM

Hi Carl, i'm always keeping an eye on your KG through all the sites, looking forward to your FI install:D. I'm still plodding along, i'm finding that virtually everything i'm putting back needs refurbishing or replacing. Family/work etc has slowed progress dramatically but i'm really enjoying the time i have with her, i think she's a family member now lol.

ghia57 22-02-2016 08:09 PM

I had Efi on my 2276 in the 74 ghia I had last year, was a really nice motor, I just prefer Ida's. What is the spec on your motor?

carl s 22-02-2016 10:58 PM

The EFI is a collection of parts from Speedshop, his Tb's plus AEM EMS4 ECU, loom, toothed wheel timing sensor, coilpack, sensors etc.

The engine is a 76mm long stroke with 1955cc (from memory) and runs twin 40's at the moment. Suffered fuel starvation issues last year plus gearbox needed a rebuild so the whole lot came out. However time is overtaking me at the moment as i have a big trip planned in a couple of months. So I'm just going to finish the new fuel lines installation & conversion to electric fuel pump for now and put the engine & carbs back on. That way it'll be a lot easier to fit the EFI in phase 2 :-)


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