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Post by ASBug Tue Dec 17, 2013 1:21 pm

OK,
I have seen more Ghias on this site in the past 6 months than ever before so I think we need a Ghia specific place to post up about our cars...
I have owned 3 ghias and have only driven 1 of them, so my knowledge here is limited.
I think we should put:
-City in which you live.
-What Ghia(s) you own.
-Any special things about your Ghia (i.e. lifted with 33's under it with a Merc. unimog frame... Shocked )
-Any thing else you want to put.
-Photos make people smile.

There are a lot of little unique parts and techniques when working on a Ghia that we all could benefit from sharing.

Anyway, let see if this gets any traction... I'll let other's post before I put in mine so it doesn't look like a commercial for my vert... LOL.
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Post by Bugs4Christ Thu Dec 19, 2013 6:15 pm

John Albrycht - Gray, GA

61 vert Ghia under restoration - will have a remove-able hard top, 14 inch smoothies, dropped a couple of inches, mostly original. Trying to decide between blue and red.

72 Ghia under restoration - excellent body will be mostly stock

63 Ghia Will probably part out due to major rust issues

Have a couple of ghia parts cars if anyone needs parts

2 - 70 Ghia Verts - massive rear end damage to one. Trying to take two and make 1

Will post pictures later
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Post by ggaagg57 Thu Dec 19, 2013 9:07 pm

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Post by ASBug Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:26 pm

Nice, I wish the 69 had wide 5, but I do like the disk brakes...
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Post by Bugs4Christ Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:40 pm

I like the stance. What did you do to get it to sit like that?

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Post by ggaagg57 Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:31 am

narrowed and adjustable beam and 2 click on rear
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Post by ASBug Fri Dec 20, 2013 11:00 am

How narrow? I have a 3" for mine.
What size tires on front and rear?
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Post by dlandvw3 Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:44 pm

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Warner Robins, GA
70 Ghia.
Painted Hot Rod Black with red rally stripe between the chrome.  Wing on the rear deck lid, but I just took it off to give to one of our teenagers who's rebuilding a Ghia also...he loved the wing more than me, so I gave it to him.

About to change the red stripe to Blue to match the new rims I just got for it, and the blue 70 tag, and the blue VW courtesy light when you open the doors.
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Post by jim conner Wed Dec 25, 2013 10:51 am

Juliette, Georgia 1970 green,nice original body never hit. Has 8 spoke Empis and a later duel port. I have owned five other Ghias over the years. Jim
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Post by Bugs4Christ Sun Dec 29, 2013 7:50 pm

There are very few left that have been "never hit". I think I get all the ones that have been hit a lot!!
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Post by type4revolution Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:37 pm

Wife's 64 Ghia slammed on 7teens.Dropped and chopped beam ,drop spindles and disk brakes all around.extreme type 4 big block with custom everything.Ghia Owners Roll Call... 2012-12-26_16-05-34_107_zpsf01fabe4
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Post by Bugs4Christ Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:52 pm

Sweet! The seventeens look great
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Post by ASBug Sun Dec 29, 2013 10:13 pm

How much work to rear to tuck those under there?
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Post by 60andslow Sun Dec 29, 2013 10:17 pm

That 64 is sick! I'de trade my left arm for something with that kind of patina.  i also love the one on 5 spokes.
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Post by type4revolution Sun Dec 29, 2013 10:21 pm

More info on this build in the future custom disk brakes and atomwerk spring plates, kafer bar and midmount for trans.
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Post by JFdubz Sun Jan 05, 2014 9:37 pm

John Fulton White
Marietta, GA
1965 Ghia
Has wide 5 to 4 lug adapters and Empi BRMS (would prefer the wide 5 look if anyone has some)
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Post by ASBug Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:07 pm

Cool ghia! When you go back to wide 5's I'd like a stab at those for my 69. Good to see you here!
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Post by JFdubz Mon Jan 06, 2014 12:51 pm

Thanks! Happy to be here with my fellow ghia owners!

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Post by Jack's '68 Ghia Mon Jan 06, 2014 5:30 pm

Jack Denton
Snellville

1968 White Fully Stock Vert, stock 1500 engine runs and drives great!!

1964 Ruby Red Coupe, never been wrecked, 1200 CC stock engine, 37,000 original miles, Ruby Red paint has a great patina. 3" narrowed beam with drop spindles. rear soon to be lowered one or two clicks, new 135 x 15's on the front. original engine and all matching numbers. Originally owned by a UGA college chemistry professor. Also runs and drives great!!!
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Post by ASBug Mon Jan 27, 2014 1:51 pm

OK,
I'll go now:
KC
Dalton GA.
1969.5 Ghia Vert. Original Engine - 1500 SP, pertonix.
It came to me in several boxes....
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I plan on putting the side trim back on and doing some more clean up when the weather gets better.
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Post by ASBug Thu May 15, 2014 12:35 pm

Bump for all the new Ghia's I have been seeing on the forum.
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