1960 VW Karmann Ghia Restoration

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1960 VW Karmann Ghia Restoration

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Project due to be started this week! This is the before pics!
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1967 VW Type 3 Notchback - Project (completed) http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... 23&t=25261" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Some more pics
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1960 VW Karmann Ghia - Project http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... 23&t=26973" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
1967 VW Type 3 Notchback - Project (completed) http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... 23&t=25261" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Good looking car to start with, good luck

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Where are you gonna get all your window rubbers from???
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love the number plate, hope you get to keep it
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hitlers revenge wrote:Where are you gonna get all your window rubbers from???
The only way I can think is import. I will go to Pro-Auto rubber and see what they have, however think that importing will be the answer.
1960 VW Karmann Ghia - Project http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... 23&t=26973" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
1967 VW Type 3 Notchback - Project (completed) http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... 23&t=25261" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Some more before pics.

Here is the link to the FB album: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set= ... 477&type=1

And the video http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10151185607861478
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The KG was picked up this morning! Will spend the next 9 - 12 months in Randfontein. Looking forward to the Friday afternoon drives to film the progress!
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seems that most of the important bits are all there, good luck!
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Hey congrats on the purchase, cant wait to c how good it looks when u done
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Cool , can't wait to c progress
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Could not wait! Had to see what the rims are going to look like!

Not to shabby hey Nige!
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Looking good man.. :flash:
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Took the engine to Impi today.

Wow! Armand you have an awesome collection. The SP2 and Puma are magnificent!

Thanks for your time and efforts! I am so glad that i took the engine to you!
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Re: 1960 VW Karmann Ghia Restoration

Post by Cogita »

Wow Mr T

Your Karmann Ghia looks good, you have most of your chrome bits still intact,especially the decklid script badge.

I am missing :

Deckid script badge
Chrome molding below the doors (both sides)
right-side quarter window chrome piece
1 original headlight
Gutter chrome strips
Door window rubber strips
Door rubbers (to prevent banging)

Cant wait too see the progress, i will use it as a guidline to restore my ghia
"Its not a car its a Karmann Ghia"

1963 Karmann Ghia - Ongoing restoration project
1960 Karmann Ghia - Long term restoration project
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