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Old Oct 23, 2013, 11:36 PM
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Ford Focus ST....more than just a souped up hatchback.
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Old Oct 24, 2013, 10:42 AM
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Old Mar 18, 2014, 11:32 AM
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Still driving my 356B coupe (July of 62 she was produced) and my 74 Karmann Ghia cabriolet (the poor man's 356 Speedster). So between them there is 91 years on the road.
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Old Mar 18, 2014, 11:35 AM
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Still driving my 356B coupe (July of 62 she was produced) and my 74 Karmann Ghia cabriolet (the poor man's 356 Speedster). So between them there is 91 years on the road. Bye the way, 356 prices are going up like a rocket!
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Old May 03, 2014, 10:42 AM
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Karman Gia's were built very well. We had a coupe in the 60's. It was a dull gray when we bought it used. Earle Shieb painted it blue with a white top. $19.95 and they did a very good job after I prepped it. Volks missed a good market when they dropped it. I would buy another if they made one.
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Old May 04, 2014, 10:32 PM
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Still driving my 356B coupe (July of 62 she was produced) and my 74 Karmann Ghia cabriolet (the poor man's 356 Speedster). So between them there is 91 years on the road. Bye the way, 356 prices are going up like a rocket!
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Old May 26, 2014, 09:49 PM
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My brother in law has a 70 Karmann Ghia in red.
I think is a beatiful car.

I really liked your 356. They are amazingly hard to find here.
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Old Nov 15, 2015, 01:46 AM
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I do have a gorgeous 427 1968 Corvette convertible actually. I built it up myself, including the engine. It burns pure Aviation Fuel, nothing less, and has 12.2:1 compression with a modern solid roller Crane cam, everything ceramic coated in the combustion chambers, and Hooker sidepipe 4" wide open exhaust. I burned the clutch this summer because it couldn't put the power to the pavement. So I need to upgrade the clutch.

However, that said, if I could afford an Aston Martin, or a Ferrari...or even the new F-type Jaguar, I would most definitely have one. One thing's for sure, you Brits know how to build an extremely beautiful car!!!
What kind of aviation fuel are you referring to here??
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Old Nov 16, 2015, 05:34 PM
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What kind of aviation fuel are you referring to here??
Maybe 100 octane?
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Old Nov 17, 2015, 04:20 PM
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Yes, 100 octane low lead.
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sports car?

It handles well and moves out quickly with its 1600cc twin port motor.

Not so big on the top speed, but it gets out of the hole quick!

I have tried 100 octane and it works well.

Cheers!

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