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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

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 -
Build pictures

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

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.

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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