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1971 Karman Ghia

Location: Texas    Price: $19,500

 Vehicle Info:
Exterior Color:  Blue Transmission: Manual
Interior Color:  Tan & Blue Engine: 2276cc
Body Style Hardtop Mileage: 600

     
Description:
1971 VW Karmann Ghia Coupe
This car was a 2 year pan-off restoration in 2009/2010. It has been featured in magazines, TV shows, and has won Best of show / class in shows. Car has 600 miles since complete rebuild. See details below and if you have any questions please let me know.

HotVW - featured Nov 2011
Follow the build on youtube - http://www.youtube.com/user/swrnc
Build pictures http://www.southwestrodandcustom.com/big.asp?PID=176

Chassis/Frame/Suspension
New complete Tie Rod Assemblies
Front brakes: 5 X 130MM bolt pattern disc with stock calipers
Rear brakes: CB Rear Disc Brake Kit - with Parking Brakes – 5 x 130mm bolt pattern
Stainless Steel Braided Brake Hoses
Shocks: KYB gas shock lowered ball joint
Steering: new dampener
Spindles: CB Ball Joint Dropped Spindles 2.5 inch
Stainless Steel Braided Brake Hoses
Tires: Front: 175x55x15 Continental ContiEcoContact EP Rear: 195x65x15 Michelin Destiny

Engine
Displacement: 2276cc
Builder: Long block Built By Blythe Enterprises in Garland Texas – Barry Blythe
Case: Auto Linea raised roof aluminum case
Crank: 82mm Scat, forged, counterweighted
Rods: Scat H-beam
Pistons/Cylinders: Mahle 94mm forged, Mahle cylinders
Rings: total seal
Cam: Engle 120
Cam Gear:
Lifters: Scat
Oil Pump: CB Max 30mm, full-flowed
Oil: Valvoline VR1 10W-30
Oil Cooler Brand: Derale remote cooler with thermostat controled fan
Valve Covers: Aluminum bolt on
Valve Size/Make/Material: 40 x 35.5 Stainless Steel Valves, Dual valve springs and Chromoly retainers
Heads: Steve Tims stage 1 port and polished with matching port intakes
Compresion Ratio: 9.2:1
Rocker Arms: Scat 1.25 ratio forged rocker arms
Rocker Shafts: Scat 4340 chromoly shafts
Pushrods: CB performance 3/8 chromoly push rods
Pushrod Tubes: JAYCEE Pushrod Tubes
Ignition: PerTronix Flame-Thrower billet distributor with Ignitor II, FLAME-THROWER II Coil, 8mm PerTronix wires
Spark Plugs: NGK BP5ES
Carburetion: Dual Weber 44 IDFs
Intake Manifolds: CB performance offset match ported
Exhaust System: A1 Ceramic coated 1 5/8" sidewinder header with fully polished 2” stainless steel muffler
Flywheel: 200mm, 12-lb
Clutch: Stage 2 Kennedy
Disc: Cushlock disc
Special Modifications: Bergmann 911 style fan, raised roof aluminum case, Remote Canton Racing oil filter, Ron Lummus Racing breather box, custom hard fuel lines, steel braided oil lines, balanced and blueprinted.

Interior
Seats: 65 ghia seats (no headrest "old school look")
Color: Tan with blue accents
Belts: 3-Point Retractable Lap & Shoulder Seat Belts
Steering Wheel: Flat 4 wooden steering wheel (15)
Shifter: Empi 10” T-Handle short shift
Pedal Assembly: Stock with CB Turbo Throttle Pedal
Gauges: Stock Speedo with VDO 2 1/16 Vision Chrome Series Gauges (gas, clock, tach, volt, oil pressure, oil temp)
Stereo Deck: Retrosound Model One Radio
Amplifier: Hifonics ZXi 8008 5 channel amp
Total Wattage: 740 watts
Speakers: Infinity Kappa 5-1/4" front and rear / 2 x 10" subs in custom built box with amp visible
Switches: replaced all knobs with Ron Francis classic series knobs

Contact Info:
Name: Steven Giles Phone: 2146413465
Listed By: Owner E-mail: Click To Email Seller


Location: Corinth, Texas, 76208   Show me location

 

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