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General Information

Year
1973
Make
Opel
Model
GT
Color
White
Packages
Custom
History
1976: Purchased in Sunnyvale, CA as 2nd and Final Owner. Car was in great shape. Original owner repainted the car white to replace its original blue metallic color.

Since then the car has been maintained consistently over the years with minor customization. Started having trouble finding new parts around 1988 until I found Opel GT Source in Los Angeles.

Paint started breaking down and cracking after about 15 years.

Around 1997 engine started losing compression.

2003: Installed New Engine - 2L, New Paint, Leather Upholstery, Carpeting, CD/Cassette/Radio Stereo System.

Car is driven on a regular basis, almost every day. Between 3-4000 miles a year. No Accidents thus far!

UPDATE: 2019: Lamby is still running strong. Trans sometimes locks me out of reverse but since this is the second transmission that is doing the same thing, I suspect that its a cable problem.
1973 Opel GT (White)

Modifications

Drivetrain
2003: Installed Rebuilt 2L Engine
Electronic Ignition System
Weber Carburetor
Was beautifully clean back then! Obviously engine compartment currently needs some deep cleanup. Will get to it sometime this year... so much to do, so little time!
Interior
Black Leather Custom Upholstery
Oak Wood Gear Shift Knob
Carpet Kit from Opel GT Source
Exterior
Removed Opel Hood Emblem
Slight Flare behind Front Wheels
Side View Mirrors
Audio
JVC Remote Controlled CD/Cassette/Radio System w/ Pioneer Speakers mounted in rear luggage compartment wall
Suspension
Original Suspension, rebuilt front end in 2000.
Wheel and Tire
70's Vintage American Mags
Bridgestone Tires

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