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ID-324: Karmann Ghia Coupe

CoupeYear: 1957

58 Ghia Coupe
My find in Ridgecrest, CA 28Dec2009
58 Ghia Coupe Street legal & roadworthy once again! thumb_324_p1000654a.jpg

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At the shop reversing the years of abuse and neglect..

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The ol' girl getting back in shape & looking like her old self.
VIN Number: 1676966
Body Number (behind the spare tire):: 24147
Date_of_Manufacture: 10/11 1957
Current Location: Palmdale, CA
Body Color: L41 Toucan Black
Roof Color: L41 Toucan Black

Full Description: Solid body/chassis purchased 12/28/2008, in Ridgecrest, CA. Equipped with Mazda rotary w/ KEP trans adapter (removed prior to sale).
"Rally-modified" flared/glassed rear quarterpanels, fenders, front valance. Wheel wells and rear quarterpanels vented to cool engine compartment. Rally guages and aftermarket indicator lights cut into dash, fiberglass racing seats, formuling steering wheel, Porsche steering box equipped replaced after sale. Early (2 bolt) front wheel cylinders/backing plates.
Evidence of minor nose damage repaired (w/ dent puller) at some point in past: center portion of OG "top hat" nose reinforcing panel removed at spot welds. presumably when nose repair occurred. Inner right fender wall where Made in Germany plate mounted buckled slightly from front end collision. In body shop as of March 2013.

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Listed by: highdesertdeluxe