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General Information

Year
1973
Make
Opel
Model
GT
Color
Electric Bicycle Purple (Sikkens)
1973 Opel GT (Electric Bicycle Purple (Sikkens))

Modifications

Drivetrain
Engine custom built by Bob Legere [premiere builder of Opel Engines] (C&R small cars) 2.0 liter (2000cc)

Transmission is a 5-speed Getrag (originally a 4 speed)

Custom jetted Weber 38/38 DGES carburetor (electric choke) with modified intake

Electric fuel pump

Pertronix electronic ignition

Battery in custom welded tray, centered to greatly impove steering and handling

Polished aluminum valve cover, intake manifold and water inlet

end to end 2 inch exhaust with hi-flow muffler and chrome tips.
Interior
Restored to factory interior specs

Added:

Dynamat sound reduction sheeting installed throughout the interior

Modern 3-point seat belts

Custom and one of a kind:

Electric side mirrors
intermittent windshield wipers
Electric rear "pop out" windows
Power driver and passenger side windows
Exterior
-Originally "Rallye Gold"

-bumpers all rechromed, new hood gaskets, front and rear windshield gaskets and chrome strips, vinyl door molding and bumper rubbers

-new Rota 15/7 wheels with Toyo tires

Cadillac horns (ha ha) really loud
Audio
Alpine stereo with:
-two 6x9 inch Altec Lansing speakers
-two 6 inch Altec Lansing door speakers
-two 10 inch Electro Voice Force Ten subwoofer speakers mounted brilliantly under the luggage deck.
-two independent amplifiers mounted under tire deck

One Banging Stereo for your tunes!
Suspension
Lowered suspension using Bob Legere shackle design - safe and sturdy improvement over the stock Opel GT

Koni shocks all around

Rear Sway Bar
Wheel and Tire
Rota 15x7 wheels

Toyo tires

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