1981 PUMA GTI rare collectable from Brazil

Price: US $10,500.00 Item location: Zephyr, Ontario, Canada
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Replica/Kit Makes
  • Model: Puma GTI
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: GTI
  • Year: 1981
  • Mileage: 65,000
  • VIN: JH4TB2H26CC000000
  • Color: yellow
  • Engine size: 1.6
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: Sunroof
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1981 Replica/Kit Makes Puma GTI GTI

1981 Puma GTI (coupe) (1 of 610 made world wide)

105xxx km

vin GTIBSP10213334

owned for the last 4 years.


-Floors had few rust area which were plazma removed and steel welded in to complete repair correctly.

afterwards seam sealed and epoxy coated.

-interior floors have been dynamat sound proofed front and rear section completely to help with road noise insulation. at a cost of about $500 in materials.

-all new marine grade uv resistant black carpet was installed (cost $420 in materials)

-front and rear door panels all new. again in black (cost $350 to get done)

-new seats (cost of $700)

-car is a RARE factory power window equipped model. (new switches were installed old one where giving issues. (cost $50 to do)

-set of aluminum pedal covers installed (cost of $45)

-aluminum shifter knob and parking brake installed (cost of $80)

-complete shifter linkages bushings etc all replace. and urethane used when possible (cost of $55)

-headlight switches all replaced (cost of $60)


-all these cars have rotted out seals which let water in. I replaced every part with factory units from brazil very hard to get and expensive (cost to me almost $2000)

which include windshield, rear glass, doors and side windows.... all new

-wiper arms re done in factory black with new wipers (cost of $40)

-front headlights both new and working (cost of $40)

-rear tail lights brand new from Brazil.(cost of $400)

-rare factory sunroof which you can tilt or remove fully.

-original magnesium rims which were re finished years ago in factory black with polished lips on 235/60/14 rear and 195/70/14 front tires

-these gti models were equipped with front disc and rear drum

I have installed all new front calipers, brake rotors, pads, rubber flex lines, dot 4 syn fluid and wheel bearings (cost about $500)

-suspension is lowered it could use new ball joints/tie rods. I priced these out they range ball joints are about $14 each etc


factory 1.6L. (1600cc 4cyl) .This car is with dual carb set up to help up the HP.

Had a fuel pump fail few weeks ago but was able to get a brand new replacement unit last week and car is now up and running again.

I rate this car as good condition and a fun project.

appraised value of $16000cnd

I have valid Ontario ownership and under my name

FAQ last few days

Q: does the car have rust on the body?

A: the body is fiberglass so will not rust and the floors have been repaired as listed

Q: is the paint perfect condition?

A: no this is not a new car and has front stone chips, minor spider crack etc

Q: Is this a kit car?

A: no this is not

Q: where do I get parts?

A : since we are now in 2018 internet really is our best friend and getting parts is easy.

one of my favorite is (cip1) in Canada they have free shipping too

Q: I am looking to buy a car and put no extra money into it.

A: used classic car is not for you.

Q: is the car safe to drive to long distance?

A: No idea this has been a car I have not plated so can't comment.

Q: is the car sold certified or does it need work?

A: car is sold as is. as you all have read what I have done so far. next on my list I noticed needing repair is

1- I noticed front tie rod/ball joint have some play and are needed to be safety pass. I priced these out fromcip1.comand they are very cheap items say under $50

2- 1 of the licence plate light bulbs is burnt out which is easy fix but needed for safety to pass

3- horn not working new is $20-$30 again needed to pass safety inspection.

4- clutch slipping at times

5- tires are old

6-battery needs boost to start up car

email me if you have any other questions

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