Graphite58
13 years ago
edit pre67vw: Moved - classifieds 
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GKL 7
13 years ago
C'mon Broadie play the game.:roll:
Classifieds.
55Kab
13 years ago
That's made me think, what's the oldest UK RHD Ghia in the UK? Anyone know?
aerosilver
13 years ago
55Kab wrote:

That's made me think, what's the oldest UK RHD Ghia in the UK? Anyone know?



I would say the ex derek Frow Ferrite brown cabrio,built aug/sep? in the first months of RHD production.
Now lowered on earlies with a turbo'd screamer.No pictures,sorry.
Russ.
Graphite58
13 years ago
'50 Karmann wrote:

C'mon Broadie play the game.:roll:
Classifieds.



It would not let me post in the classified??? password would not work. Move it to the classified for me.

Just tried it again and it comes up with an error message.

Sorry, this username or password is not valid.

I have only just received the password today, by resetting it, so something is wrong!!

Many thanks
lifeintheslowlane
13 years ago
aerosilver wrote:



I would say the ex derek Frow Ferrite brown cabrio,built aug/sep? in the first months of RHD production.
Now lowered on earlies with a turbo'd screamer.No pictures,sorry.



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You'll also find it in Keith Sueme's Illustrated Beetle book.
John.
Graphite58
13 years ago
WOW! We nearly got a thread going, then it crashed and burned. Right Hand Drive Karmann Ghia convertibles who's got one??
pre67vw
13 years ago
This one shows up at Stanford Hall sometimes...

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Rob Amos
Happiness is a stock VW
lifeintheslowlane
13 years ago
pre67vw wrote:

This one shows up at Stanford Hall sometimes...

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That's a converted LHD...Lowlights were LHD only.
John.
pre67vw
13 years ago
lifeintheslowlane wrote:



That's a converted LHD...Lowlights were LHD only.



Oh, I never knew that.. I thought they made a handful and they were really rare. But then I don't pay much attention to Ghia's, they're not really real VW's... :twisted:
Rob Amos
Happiness is a stock VW
lifeintheslowlane
13 years ago
pre67vw wrote:



Oh, I never knew that.. I thought they made a handful and they were really rare. But then I don't pay much attention to Ghia's, they're not really real VW's... :twisted:



They all came out of the factory LHD...apparently there were companies offering to convert them from back in the day.
John.
VW Stan
13 years ago
lifeintheslowlane wrote:



They all came out of the factory LHD...apparently there were companies offering to convert them from back in the day.



So when did VW dealers start officially selling KGs in the UK?
It's hard to say what my girlfriend does for a living...

...She sells sea shells on the sea shore!
lifeintheslowlane
13 years ago
VW Stan wrote:



So when did VW dealers start officially selling KGs in the UK?



August 1959 (1960 Model) I believe. An interesting point about the Lowlight is that the front baulkhead had the pressings for the RHD set-up but never used. It was quite a straightforward conversion job except for chopping and rewelding the dash in the RHD configuration.
John.
Rich Oakley
13 years ago
lifeintheslowlane wrote:



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You'll also find it in Keith Sueme's Illustrated Beetle book.



I want!
47 Beetle, 56 UK Karmann Cabriolet, 56 UK Beetle, 57 UK Type 2, 59 UK Beetle, 66 UK Fastback.
Rich Oakley
13 years ago
aerosilver wrote:



I would say the ex derek Frow Ferrite brown cabrio,built aug/sep? in the first months of RHD production.
Now lowered on earlies with a turbo'd screamer.No pictures,sorry.



Russ (I'm assuming that's you!),

How's the '55 coming along? Are we likely to get to see it this year?

Rich.
47 Beetle, 56 UK Karmann Cabriolet, 56 UK Beetle, 57 UK Type 2, 59 UK Beetle, 66 UK Fastback.
lifeintheslowlane
13 years ago
Rich Oakley wrote:

I want



You weren't the only one. Derek had been dithering for years over whether to fit a fully restored Judson Kit to his KG 'Vert. He even had a replacement decklid sprayed to match with a Judson Scoop but someone convinced him that if he fitted the blower his 30hp would explode into little pieces.:roll:

I tried on several occasions to email him to ask if he wanted to sell his car but the emails kept on bouncing. When I finally got in contact he'd sold it to someone who recognised the car's true potential and slammed it and fitted a big engine.:roll:

Rich Oakley wrote:



Russ (I'm assuming that's you!),

How's the '55 coming along? Are we likely to get to see it this year?

Rich.



Russ has updated his Samba Topic recently: https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=290249&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=60 
John.
Graphite58
13 years ago
Still cannot get into the Classified,it is still giving me this message

Sorry, this username or password is not valid.

I cannot see how I can be logged into the Forum but not logged into the Classifieds:evil:
lifeintheslowlane
13 years ago
Graphite58 wrote:

Still cannot get into the Classified,it is still giving me this message

Sorry, this username or password is not valid.

I cannot see how I can be logged into the Forum but not logged into the Classifieds:evil:



Rob's obviously had problems with you before Ian.:lol:
John.
pre67vw
13 years ago
Graphite58 wrote:

Still cannot get into the Classified,it is still giving me this message

Sorry, this username or password is not valid.

I cannot see how I can be logged into the Forum but not logged into the Classifieds:evil:



This should now be fixed, but you'll have to update your password again (sorry). The classifieds & forum were out of sync. PM me if you still have problems and I'll get it sorted.

Thanks.
Rob Amos
Happiness is a stock VW
Graphite58
13 years ago
Have updated my password but still it will not let me into the classifieds??:( 😞 😞
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