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Stache
Jan 10, 2010 at 8:26 am
Looks GREAT!, nice car!
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BugeyeRX
Dec 15, 2009 at 6:18 pm
This is so cool!!!!!!!
 
 
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GoldyLocks
Dec 15, 2009 at 2:22 pm
Very nice! Reminds me of college. Had a cool red ghia.
 
 

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Challenges W: 6 L: 1

 

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Photo of a 1966 Chevrolet Corvair
"Ashley"

1966 Chevrolet Corvair

Owner: CorvairJim

  • "Ashley": 29 pts (win)
  • Blue (3): 21 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 10
  • Ended: Sep 3, 2010
 
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Owner: j_to_envy

  • : 15 pts (loss)
  • Blue (3): 45 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 12
  • Ended: Jan 14, 2010
 
Photo of a 1972 Volkswagen Beetle
V Dubz

1972 Volkswagen Beetle

Owner: TopGear

  • V Dubz: 30 pts (loss)
  • Blue (3): 35 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 13
  • Ended: Jan 1, 2010
 

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1964 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe (Blue (3))

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Photo of a 1964 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe (Blue (3))

No longer owned

About

Another picture of my '64 Karmann Ghia coupe. A mostly original car, purchased 5/21/64 from a VW dealership in Boca Roton, FL. The car made its way to the Atlanta area, and then later to Mannsfield OH. I bought it from the fourth owner.

I've modified it for street/strip action, while keeping all of the original parts. Someday I hope to restore it back to stock. But for now, I'm enjoying it in its "quick" state.

Future plans call for a much wilder engine displacing 2332cc's. The car should be capable of mid-to-high 11 second quartermile times with the new engine. Its a 12.80 ride currently.

Specs

Currently 2054cc's. Italian Weber 48 IDA's, original Lonnie Reed Wedge Port cylinder heads. Tony Mance 74mm crankshaft. Scat I-Beam 5.400" connecting rods. 94mm Mahle pistons/cylinders. Engle FK10 camshaft (310 dur. x .540" lift) with Autocraft 1.4 ratio rockers.

Gearbox features a 3.885 ring/pinion combo, with a complete set of ERCO gears (4.25/2.46/1.70/1.31).

Complete set of Erco spun aluminum wheels with a custom offset in the rears to fit inside the tight Ghia fenderwell area. Original Michelin 135 radials up front and either 7" Firestone slicks or 195/65/15 rubber in the rear.

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