Purchased in Auburn, CA in July 2000, 89 Kmi, 1 working brake, bare headlight wires, bad tires, torn seats, rust free body, cracked dash, cracked stearing wheel. Now (July 2009) with 135 Kmi used as DD about 1/3 time.
1971 Opel GT (Fireglow Red)
Std 1900cc low compression engine, Petronix ignition, Weber 36/32 carb, Otto start relay, triple core radiator. Replaced exhaust system, head gasket, water pump, new calipers, pads, shoes, rebuilt rear cyliders, replaced brake hoses, replaced tranny seals and clutch.
Recovered seats, new cargp cover, new rear window shelf insert, replaced speedo, replaced tank vent hoses, new door frame rubber, added 3 pt seat belts, repaired stearing wheel cracks with J-B Weld and covered with leather wrap.
As purchased, needs new paint. Replaced all rear light fixtures with new OGTS units.
Kenwood dual knob Stereo AM/FM Cassette, 8" oval speakers in rear panel under cargo cover.
Polyurethane bushing trhoughout, Addco front Swaybar, OGTS rear swaybar.
Wheel and Tire
Stock rims, 185-70r13 tires