Raleigh Car Restoration and Customization

1964 Karmann Ghia

work done: Compression check, tuning of engine, gas tank replacement, install sender and tank, rebuild carburetor; diagnostic: engine needs to be rebuilt. Fix turn signal; remove shocks, remove engine, degrease engine, degrease engine parts, clean and degrease block, clean engine parts, media blast, paint dog house. Remove degrease and media blast heads, walnut blast. Jugs measure, disassemble degrease jugs. Weld in front t/s lower panel, headlight bucket. Weld at headlight ring, grind. Welds on front t/s patches. Metal work on tire well. Body work. Rear battery tray weld in, metal work rear fenders patches driver side, inner fender panel fabrication, weld + filler. Weld driver rear at bumper. Bracket. Metal work on passenger side. Remove and replace passenger side rear fender quarter. Weld inner passenger rear quarter, filler. Sand rear quarter driver side. Body work rear quarters. Floor replacemnet cut out, fitment. Floor pan weld in. Wet sand body with 600 grit, prepare for paint, wet sand, prepare for clear coat. Grind welds of floor. Prepare engine bay area for paint, body work passenger side floor. Body work on front nose, put in primer; prepare front end for paint, paint front blue, paint with clear coat. Wet sand body after clear coat, wet sand 1500 grit. Polish. Remove and replace headliner. Windshield glass: install  front and rear glass, install aluminum trim on rear. Reset rear window. WV engine metal tin clean up, paint. Test oil cooler, clean and paint. Install oil cooler. Engine assembly. Install clutch and pleasure plate. Install rubber surround engine compartment, clean. Install shocks, install sound deadener, finish welding pans, install axle boots. Grind and paint underneath. Install engine, throttle cable, engine seal, clean up wiring, install volter regulator, mount and balance tires. Get running. polarize generator and voltage regulator; sort wires to running to rear of car; check lights, fix brake lights, headlights, install, clean, fix brake leak at reservoir, install air cleaner, install weatherstrip aluminum on headliner, bleed brakes, paint passenger side floor, topped of tranny, rebuild brakes, repack bearings , finish brake rebuild, bleed, bad master cylinder change out, master cylinder on, new brake line, bleed.