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There seems to be some discussion on which Opel handles the best. Please voice your views and vote
nobody said:Tom the GT started as a Kadette. One option on the poll that is missing is a modified GT or other types. The GT has more parts readily available to make it handle better so that is how I voted after driving my share of Opels. With the exception of some rare cars and Rallies the north American suspensions were detuned at the factory.
Being completely honest I hate that soft suspension they pushed on the US. A big reason I like the GTs is because it is easily fixed and the parts are out there to do it. Bounce per ounce a modified GT suspension will outdo all the rest in my opinion. JM2CW
The Manta Rallye is a little different, it has stiffer shocks. Considering they re all 30 years old, I would guess none have thier original shocks anymore so that point is moot. Other than that all US Mantas are the same, in Europe they had 185/sr13s mounted on teh rallyes and GTE models. Again, anyone driving a Manta that hasnt changed the tired from the 168/13 bias ply by now needs thier heads examinedjlthunder said:I know my '72 Raylle rode and handled much differently(better) than my ' 74 Luxus and the GT is completly different.