NOOOOOO!!! Karmann Ghia 1500 Back In PiecesS

Dang nab it. Last week we reported on our preliminary road test of crony Scott's Type III. In that report we, uh – reported – that the engine was making some funny noises. Scott figured these stemmed from an exhaust leak. Well guess what? Bad motivator on exhaust valve number two. And with only 15 miles between teardowns, too. Sigh... Scott, however, is claiming that she'll be ship shape and back on the road within a week or two. We'll let you know. And it looks like that motorcycle jack really is useful if you want to haul a long block around.

Ever had the feeling you've been someplace before? [vw+vw1500]

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It Lives! Preliminary Road Test Of The Rebuilt Karmann Ghia Type III; Karmann Ghia 1500 Restoration [Internal]