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April 18th, 2012, 01:09 PM   #1
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Well, another car, another new begining, another name added to the list -- -- The Oval is dead, long live the Ghia -- stripping the last of the gofast parts off the oval and then it goes on the block -- in the mean time here is the newest victim of my abuse -- more pictures in
the future and as work SLOWLY progresses lol



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April 18th, 2012, 01:16 PM   #2
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Re: Karman Sutra

Nice. I am a big fan of the Ghia. If you knew me, you would know that is an understatement.

I drive a '69 that I am trying to get down to 13 seconds street and I have a '73 in the dungeon I am currently torturing that will be a dedicated race car.

Looking forward to your build...
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Re: Karman Sutra

Even comes with and "OH SH!T" handle for the passenger.....nice.

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April 18th, 2012, 04:48 PM   #4
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I returned your call. Hope you got the message. Looks like the car is ready for Bug in?

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April 18th, 2012, 05:12 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by lance gregory
I returned your call. Hope you got the message. Looks like the car is ready for Bug in?
I got it Lance, and I got his very last set that will fit on the car thanks --- --- Car just needs an engine --- want to loan me one of Frank the banks spare Pauters engines -- --LMAO
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April 27th, 2012, 07:09 PM   #6
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Re: Karman Sutra

Pulling down the 2919 for inspection



[img width=450 height=800]http://i586.photobucket.com/albums/ss306/Fiatdude/photobucket-2074-1335562379246.jpg[/img]





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May 2nd, 2012, 11:12 AM   #7
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Re: Karman Sutra

A bit of drool on my keyboard now.

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May 4th, 2012, 09:09 PM   #8
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Welllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll, After working a 13 hour shift last night, I started to regain some sort of mental and physical functioning at about 2pm this afternoon --- My big plan was to get the flywheel off the short block and get it into the mail to Kennedy to get the 6v ring gear cut off and a harden tooth 12v ring gear installed and also have it modified to run their dual disc clutch setup.

I spent 4+ hours trying to loosen the 38mm big butt nut off this damn thing with absolutely no freaking luck. I had 3 friend over, 15 different suggestions, one "I always loosen that first" comment (Thanks for bringing that up NOW) -- tried heating the damn thing -- freezing it -- lubing it with everything penetrating this and loosen that goop I could buy at every auto parts store with 5 miles (there is 6 of them by the way, for those of you counting) --- had 6 of my skinny friends holding a bar for leverage on one side of the engine while my big ass was using my 8 foot 3/4" breaker bar on the nut was on the other side..... This f-ing nut ain't budging. So rather than blow the damn thing up with some C4, I called it a day and decided to write a freaking paragraph on my frustration and hope that someone reading this tirade can come with something really cool I haven't thought of or some magic twanger that will make this nut fall the f off............... f-ing Volkswagens
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May 5th, 2012, 03:29 AM   #9
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Re: Karman Sutra

Take the short block to Roger at Heads Up, he has a 3/4 impact that will take your gland nut off.
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May 5th, 2012, 04:47 AM   #10
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Take it and your socket to an auot or big truck repair shop and slip one of the techs a few bucks to knock it loose for you.
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