1973 Opel GT 3 Speed Automatic 63,358 miles - Approx 3500 miles on motor rebuild

Price: - Item location: Palm Bay, Florida, United States
  • Make: Opel
  • SubModel: GT
  • Type: Fastback
  • Trim: 2 Door Couple
  • Year: 1973
  • Mileage: 63,358
  • VIN: 0Y07NC3234906
  • Color: Sliver Metallic Flake
  • Engine size: 1.9 Liter 1,897 cc - 115.8 ci Cam in Head
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Safety options: Front Disc Brakes
  • Options: Multi-Media Player
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1973 Opel 2 Door Couple

This vehicle is listed For Sale regionally, listing may end without notice, mileage may differ slightly due to prospective buyers test drives.
This vehicle is being sold "as is".
1973 Opel GT 3 Speed Automatic 63,358 miles
This is a non-A/C vehicle with manual steering
We purchased this 73 Opel GT in November of 2014 with 62,149 miles as a weekend driver and toparticipatein year round local car shows, it is very popular at the cars shows (even at the MOPAR show) and gets lots of attention, we did some minor upgrades to make the car more reliable so that we could enter in "Poker Run" charity events, she is fun to drive. We are down sizing tomake room for2 Bracket Racing projectsso the Opel GT must go.We have documents that show the vehicle received body restoration, paintand internal mechanical upgradesbetween 2007 and 2014 by previous owners, any upgrades or replacements noted after 11/14 were done by us. This vehicle is 43 years old with 98% of it's original wiring, shehas been"quirky"a couple oftimes.
The Opel GT is a true fastback, there is no external access to the trunk area, this is not ahatchback. There is a fold-up locking panel door that conceals the spare tire and jack and trunk area behind the front seats.
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Body: Overall body condition is very good for a 7 year old restoration that has been until recently driven weekly, minor small dings, minor surface rust.07/07 - Under hood rubber seals07/09 - Door handle gaskets
Paint: Vehicle was painted in 05/09, shows signs of wear, has chips, scratches and several small "blisters" in paint.05/09 : Painted Silver Metallic Flake
Bumpers: Front bumper has several small dings, chrome is in tact but starting to show it's age, Rear bumper assemblies are ingreat shape and show no damage,front and rear bumperettes and rubber pads are in very good shape and show no damage.
Glass: All glass appears to be factory original, "pop-out" opening side quarter windows operate properly, driver and passenger widows operate properly but require a littleassistancetoseat properly when rolling up, windshield and rear window are intact and free from cracks and chips, rear window defroster is not connected and it is unknown if it is functional.
Headlights: Appear to be factory original. The headlights and all mechanisms connected to the headlights are fully functional and operate perfectly locking solidly in both the open and closed positions. For some unknown reason people at the car shows are absolutely fascinated with the flip over headlights, be prepared to flipthe headlightsa lot.
Exterior Lighting: All 4 Ways lights, Brake lights, Turn Signals, Corner markers, Park lights and Running lights are functional and operate properly.
Interior:Overall condition of the interior is good,mostof it appears original. Seats have minor wear/damage and are in decent shape for being factory originals, Head liner is near perfect condition rear view mirror intact, sun visors intact.5/09 - Floor carpets replaced.
Dashboard: Factory radio is missing, factory clock does not work,"dummy" light cluster has burnt bulbs, dash top is severely cracked and has a custom fitted dash cover on it, steering wheel is solidand has an aftermarket vinyl steering wheel wrap on it that we have never removed, turn signal and high beam lever was replaced by us.02/15 : Boss Audio Multi-Media Radio.01/15 -Turn signal and high beam control lever.
Undercarriage: The underside of the vehicle is solid and in very good shape, no visible rust or holes, the underside had been undercoated previously and by us.01/15 - Undercoating05/09 - Undercoating
Exhaust system : Exhaust system is in very good shape from the header to the resonator tips, no holes no rust.05/08- Entire exhaust system replaced.
Brakes: Power AssistFront Disc rear Drums- Brakes are firm and in very good shape and stop the vehicle quickly.05/09 : Power Brake Booster rebuilt.
Locking Fuel Cap : May be the original fuel cap. Fully functional locking fuel cap with key.
Engine: Rebuilt Engine. Engine runs strong, no knocks or pings, our best calculation puts the engine at about 3000 to 3500 miles since the rebuild.07/07-Engine rebuild,rings, rod bearings,Valves resurfaced, Intake and exhaustvalve seats, Cam bearings, 268 degree street and autocross Cam shaft and matching Hydraulic lifters, Polished and chamfered crankshaft, Cylinders surfaced honed, Gaskets and seals replaced.
Carburetor: Thefactory Solex carburetor wasreplaced and upgraded to atrue Italian Weber 32/36 DGV Series Carburetor. 01/15 - Weber 32/36 DGV Series Carburetor Snorkel Breather Kit01/15 - High flow Conical Air Filter.11/14- Carburetor rebuilt
Ignition System: Ignition system is in great working order, vehicle starts quickly.01/15 - Pertronix Igniter Electronic Ignition Kit.01/15 - Pertronix Flamethrower 40,000 volt 3.0ohm Coil.
Cooling System : The cooling system is in great working order, no leaksor issues, The automatic transmission radiator was replaced with a manual transmission radiator and an external transmission cooler was added.02/15 - Water pump replaced.02/15 - Fan Shroud Replaced. 02/15 - Fan Replaced.
Transmission: Transmission shiftssmoothly and has an external transmission cooler. 10/14 - Transmission Filter Kit.6/08- Trans mount replaced.
Rear Axle: Rear axle shows no signs of issues.11/14 - Torque tube rebuilt.
Tires/Wheels/Spare: Tires are ingreat condition and have approximately 1200 miles on them. Wheels are Konig 5 Spoke 14x6 JJ Ferrari style wheels. New full size spare tire on a factory original Opel GT wheel.11/14 - Four P195 / 60R 14 tires.
Extras: Torque Tube Rebuild Kit, Original Automatic Transmissions Radiator, Front and Rear Brake Pads, Weber 32/36 DGV Series Carburetor Float, Weber factory style chrome air filter, Books and Manuals: Opel Service - Repair Handbook all Models 1966 -1977, 1973 Opel Service Manual, 1973 Buick - Opel Preliminary Service Manual.
This vehicle is listed For Sale regionally, listing may end without notice, mileage may differ slightly due to prospective buyers test drives.
This vehicle is being sold "as is".