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01-07-2019 07:58 AM
whatiguana I had a 1970 for 14 years! Had to change the fuel pump all the time, and the Solex carb was horrible, but it was the classic love-hate relationship with the car!
05-03-2018 05:49 PM
tfaz42 congratulations on the sale. You really did a nice job with the restoration.
05-02-2018 06:39 PM
malakaone SOLD!
05-01-2018 07:12 PM
rb26dett I love the styling of this car and you did a great job on the restoration. So beautiful.
05-01-2018 06:44 PM
malakaone Couple more
05-01-2018 06:43 PM
malakaone
More Pics

Some more photos to share
05-01-2018 06:41 PM
malakaone
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Originally Posted by tfaz42 View Post
Is it a numbers matching car? Can you tell what is not original on the car? I am unable to message as I am a new user.
Sorry just saw your response. The numbers are matching. The only thing that is not original is the carb, radiator, wheels, and consumables (battery, wiper blades, tires, brakes, suspension, etc.)
04-23-2018 11:35 PM
Zen Dude I learned to drive a standard in my brother's orange '72. And then I taught my wife (then girlfriend) to drive a stick in that car. I loved it!
04-23-2018 04:18 PM
QQROPA i LOVE the rear louver window slats!!!! I had a set on my Opel GT back in the 1980's.
04-22-2018 06:28 PM
tfaz42 Is it a numbers matching car? Can you tell what is not original on the car? I am unable to message as I am a new user.
04-22-2018 05:09 PM
malakaone
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Originally Posted by senna's daddy View Post
My dad had a silver one with black interior, great styling but underpowered.
I do not disagree, but the car is very beautiful for its time. It ultimately got killed due to the Datsun. It is a fun car to drive. Had it out all weekend and I get more looks in this than the Lotus.
04-18-2018 06:49 PM
WestCoastLotus I have always LOVED the model. Very nice car.
04-18-2018 06:36 PM
senna's daddy My dad had a silver one with black interior, great styling but underpowered.
04-18-2018 06:33 PM
exigegus
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Originally Posted by malakaone View Post
That is hilarious. When did you own yours?

From 1979 till 1982
04-18-2018 12:39 PM
Lotusmotion Very nice.

Wifey had a '72 that we named Kermit (for the froggie headlights.)

I showed her your thread and pictures and said that she needs an Opel GT back in her life.

Anyway, good luck with your sale.
04-18-2018 12:24 PM
malakaone
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Originally Posted by exigegus View Post
Had a '70[my first car], '71 and a 69

Course I never paid more than 400 bucks for one......

You are correct about the battery tray.


Had a battery fall clear out of the vehicle while driving, thought I ran something over, looked in the rear view mirror, there was my battery in the middle of the street. Stopped, picked it up and put it in back

Car never stopped running
That is hilarious. When did you own yours?
04-18-2018 10:30 AM
rb26dett What an awesome looking car. GLWS. I wish you were selling a Datsun 240Z. Thatís one classic I would love to own.
04-18-2018 09:52 AM
exigegus Had a '70[my first car], '71 and a 69

Course I never paid more than 400 bucks for one......

You are correct about the battery tray.


Had a battery fall clear out of the vehicle while driving, thought I ran something over, looked in the rear view mirror, there was my battery in the middle of the street. Stopped, picked it up and put it in back

Car never stopped running
04-17-2018 04:17 PM
malakaone Additional photos
04-17-2018 04:16 PM
malakaone
1972 Opel GT

Anyone looking for a beautifully, restored 1972 Opel GT. Only 500 miles since restoration. New paint, interior, clutch, tires, carb, and battery. Even the motor and clutch were overhauled. No rust at all, even under the battery (common rust issue for Opels). Asking $16,000. Located in Chicagoland area. Let me know if you are interested.

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