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General Information

Year
1973
Make
Opel
Model
GT
Color
Purple
History
Former 5 times Opel National Champion - Best GT, Best Opel, Best Modified between 1998-2003. Purchased from a renowned re-builder of Opels in 2011 after limited driving for many years. Converted from a Trailer Queen Show car to a Driver - Engine, suspension, brakes, tires & wheels.
1973 Opel GT (Purple)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Bored to 3.75", engine displacement raised from 1.9 liter to 2.0 liter. "Combo" Isky Cam, polished, ported, Venolia forged Aluminum pistons, large valves, LS3 beehive springs, Weber 38 carb, Sprint Exhaust manifold, Compufire waste spark electronic ignition, Honda Civic racing radiator, GM 1-wire alternator, etc, etc.... (focus of work in last 3 years)
Interior
Reupholstered original seats in factory design with modern foam, leather fronts. Power windows - front and rear. Mazda power mirrors.
Exterior
Custom Sikkens paint - Purple. Rear louvers.
Suspension
BMW/Opel big brakes, poly bushings, Koni shocks, lowered 3" in front, 1" in rear
Wheel and Tire
8 spoke Minilite style wheels, Toyo tires

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