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General Information

Year
1973
Make
Opel
Model
GT
Color
Yellow
Packages
Central TX package
History
I bought the car in 2000. This was my second GT. It was in much better condition than my other GT. It came off the lot in California in '73, moved here to Austin, TX in '74 and has been here every since. I bought it from the second owner who bought it in '74. It was their 3rd car and always garage kept. I am carrying on that tradition.
1973 Opel GT (Yellow)

Modifications

Drivetrain
- 32/36 DGEV Weber carburetor
- Ported intake manifold
- Custom built Cold-air intake with Air Aid filter
- 4-Core radiator with coolant overflow tank
- Sprint exhaust manifold with stainless steel studs
- 2” exhaust pipe going through a turbo muffler
- Polished stock GT valve cover
- Pertronix igniter
- Jacobs Street ignition system and ignition coil
- Ignition protection-relay
- Ultima 65-amp one wire alternator
- Optima red top battery
- Sachs heavy-duty clutch
- Getrag 5-speed {hand-carried back from Germany by myself}
Interior
-Momo steering wheel
-Acura Integra seats
-75 Manta seat belts
-original crack free dash
-fire extinguisher
Exterior
- Converted the front side markers to blinkers with
clear lenses and amber bulbs
- Converted blinkers in grill to sealed beam driving
lights, like the European-style Opel GTs.
-LED third brake light mounted up in the vent
- Rewired the headlights
- Flush mount aircraft style fuel filler from a Harley
- Engelmann sport mirrors
- Professionally Tinted the windows.
- Chrome plated the tail-panel trim strip
-removed front bumperettes
Audio
-Pioneer in dash CD player
-just a pair of 6" speakers for now
-It's an Opel! The entertainment is just driving it!
This is all the entertainment I need.
Suspension
- Sport front leaf spring, with a 2” drop
- Cut the rear coils to make the car level.
- Koni Red classics front and rear
- Polyurethane front, rear suspension, bump stops, and rack mounts
- Adjustable panhard rod, with heim joint on one end
end and poly on the other
Wheel and Tire
ESM wheels
16x7.5" front with 215/40 16's
16x9" rear with 245/35 16s
Put in longer wheel studs in the back, I also have 3mm spacers in the back as the inside of the wheel made contact withe the inner fender/body seam.

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