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My Type 34 Karmann Ghia. I have owned this car for 20+ years. I even brought it with me when I moved to Australia. a...
My Type 34 Karmann Ghia.

I have owned this car for 20+ years. I even brought it with me when I moved to Australia. and despite this it's still not finished.
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    My Type 34 Karmann Ghia.

    I have owned this car for 20+ years. I even brought it with me when I moved to Australia. and despite this it's still not finished.
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    Narrowing IRS - Part 2
    If you've been following the build of the Ghia you may recall that I previously blogged about narrowing the IRS arms to help fix a tyre clearance issue that I have with the Ghia. Well having sourced another set of IRS A-arms some time back, this week...
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    Narrowing IRS
    To get the Ghia through the engineers inpection I need to address the issue of tyre to arch clearance. It had been noted by the engineer that I need to increase the clearance by approximately 10mm. There are a number of ways of acheiving this, most o...
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    Rear Parcel Shelf Installation
    As with assembling most things, whether an Ikea flat pack, or a classic car, the order in which things are put together is pretty important. This is especially true of the Type 34 interior. The interior trim is installed in such a way that each part ...
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    Not every Ghia has a silver lining
    It’s been a few weeks since I posted a progress update,  not because I’ve not done anything, but simply as I’ve been too busy to be able to to spare the time to blog about it. If you’ve been checking my photo stream you would have noticed that I did ...
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    Type 3 EFI trigger wheel
    If like me you have wondered how or where you can mount the trigger wheel for your EFI Type 3 engine, well ponder no longer, the answer is here :D I stumbled across this thread over at the Samba, where supersuk outlined an idea to make a trigger whe...
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    Rolling, rolling, rolling...
    Rawhide references aside, this weekend broaches yet another milestone in the build. For the past 5 or so years the car has sat on axle stands whilst I tinkered about with different suspension setups, but now, after deciding to postpone my plans for t...
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    Wheels and Deals
    The weekend I turned my attention to getting the rear brakes sorted out. The new backing plates and hub centres finally arrived from the states and so I could fit them up and check out clearances and offsets. After trial fitting the hubs and taking ...
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    Steering me in
      This weekend I turned my attention to getting the rest of the brakes installed. The pedal assembly needed to be fitted and the SACO hydraulic clutch kit installed. The SACO kit replaces the clutch cable with a hydraulic setup which includes a sm...
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    A momentous occasion
    I finally finished off the engine mounts today. I decided to bolt them in rather than weld them in, mostly as I feel that it will be a lot stronger. To do this I fabricated a plate to fit on the inside of the engine bay tin. This helps spread the loa...
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    Over the top?
    I’ve been pretty busy the past few weeks, so much so that I haven’t even had a chance to blog about what I’ve managed to get done. I’ve really been getting a push on to get the car ready for the 50th anniversary celebrations that we are having in Sep...
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