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Atlanta, Texas
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About skrapmetal’s Garage


My first car

1972 VW Karmann Ghia, still owned.

Car I wish I still had

1967 VW Karmann Ghia & 1973 Porsche 914

My dream car

Porsche 911 Turbo


  • Type of racing: Drag
  • Driver: Myself
  • Driving song: Ministry - Jesus Built My Hotrod
  • Car magazine: HotVW's

— Profile last updated: Nov 22, 2008

Date Joined May 5, 2007
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Nov 22, 2008 at 9:05 am
thankyou for turnin me on to my next classic car! the Karmann Ghia!!!
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May 6, 2007 at 9:24 am
Sweet car Bro!!!!

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Filed under: 1972 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (The Snot Rocket)

After making adjustments to the timing, carb/mixture, plug gaps, I took an 8 hour round trip drive, and was able to get 31 mpg driving between 65-70mph. Not bad after bringing it up from 17mpg! Needless to say, I'm happy.

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Test Drive

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I was playing with the camera and thought I'd record a test drive after getting my engine back together. I had a cylinder head stud pull out of the case which took the threads...

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New Gauges

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Finally finished installing gauges in my newly painted console. I'm pretty happy overall with the way it came out. The air/fuel gauge wire did not reach so I had to buy an...

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