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To anyone on the east coast on evil bay item number 7979701435 is a car for next to nothing right now, I would love to have it to add to my collection but I am out in AZ, hope this car could find someone to love it. :D
 

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yea i'm watching it carefully and have been in contact with the owner. am hoping to pick it up as a parts car for my current GT. will have lots of extra parts though. after i get what i need off it my cousin is gonna consider fixing it. so well see what happens. :) its 165 miles there and the same back gonna try to leave late friday to pick it up saturday and drive back
 

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What do you need? There are a lot of us with spare parts and cars. Just let us know and you will most likely get a response. Don't forget Gil at OGTS.com
 

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JC,

I am garage full of spare parts (enough for 3 restorations). Like JL said what parts are you looking for. Since I am on the North end of Atlanta I am a 3 to 4 hr drive from you in Knoxville down 75.
 

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well i got a cable connection i just quit cause i was running outta cash. as for parts i need a windshield, front bumper, gas cap, and a few other small odds and ends. i was planning on being in SC right now getting that car. well congrats on it she'll make either a nice car or parts car
 

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Oh, it's gonna get the LeftLane Motorsports treatment! ( I used to have a shop in AZ that built vw's, opels and audis.. I've done my share of hot cars in the past, & I've been thinking about another GT for awhile.. For my $$ this is the perfect car. Motor & interior completely stock, so I'm not chasing anyone else's problems. She'll likely get a 2.0 16v turbo Calibra motor, as I've had one of those already, and it was sooo nice. 5-speed, 17in rims... That's enough to say now.. (gathering tools/parts to take to SC so I can drive it home) *fingers crossed* I've seen so many cars in worse shape that still drove after sitting for *years*. Gonna take a truck to tow with just in case, but nothing puts a smile on my face like 'rescuing' a car like this, and driving it home..
If I know of any parts for ya, I'll hook you up.
-Dave in NOLA
 

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on the sitting for years part i can relate mine sat for 13 years before i got it and i had it running my first day with it its semi driveable right now just waiting on a new master cylinder and brake booster. heres what my 72 looks like theres a few pics of where i found her and some afetr i got her home
http://argro.tripod.com/72_opel_gt/. she's all original pretty much and stock interior but i gotta get a windshield badly for her mine has a huge crack across the drivers side. i'd like to see pics of the 70 as you make progress with her. my cousin is heartbroken cause after i got the parts i needed he was planning on fixing the 70 for himself
 

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Late post, but here ya go:

Well, got the wayward girl home on Sunday. Made the trip alright, no problems.
It went down like this:
Friday nite about 9pm we leave for SC. Got to the little hamlet of Seneca about 11:30 in the morning on Sat. Called/Looked around for towing bits, just in case. Scored a u-haul @ 1pm just before they closed. Found the mans house just after 2, and finally got to see the car. Man, looked alright from first glance, but then I opened the door.... Let's just say, the *entire* floorboard will need to be replaced. Had various tenents living there, had to do a last-minute eviction. Bonus: Car is *completely* original. Has been sitting since 1983. Damn! With a little nudging (and a tire-swap) she was on the tow dolly ready for her long trip home. (for the record, 693 miles) Along the way, we stopped frequently to check tires/rear end, etc.. Made it just fine, NOLA @ 3pm Sunday afternoon. Took some time on Monday after building bikes to clean/inspect her. After 2 loads of Shop-Vac cleaning, she looks *much* better. (got a bath in GA along the way) She's now in a garage, on jackstands, getting her naughty-bits removed.. :eek:

Anyone know a good place to find some floor pans? Everything else is beautiful!

I'm considering a web-page to post the progress.. I dunno.. BTW, I have another GT in AZ for $400 if anyones interested... It needs the drivers side door and fender replaced. Runs, too!

-dave
 
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