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General Information

Year
1970
Make
Opel
Model
GT
Color
Red
History
1970 Opel GT 4-speed manual. Stock =
1.9L 4 cylinder, hovered around 100hp
overhead hydraulic lift valves, camshaft in head
13" wheels with 185/70
vacuum boost power brakes
manual steering
??single barrel top port Solex carburetor
~1,900 pounds soaking wet
1970 Opel GT (Red)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Shop bored 1.0mm (mm not inches, it's German lol)
Ported heads, oversized valves
Mild cam
Headers into custom 2 1/4" exhaust into stock resonators and tips
2bbl side-draft Weber carburetor (36 something)
Interior
custom toggle switch board with 8 switches for:
1) starting required three switches in a certain pattern
2) One switch would kill all rear facing lights
3) One switch would kill all forward facing lights
4) One switch for the amplifier
Exterior
no exterior modifications that I can recall
Audio
Pioneer stereo AM/FM & cassette tape player
Four rear mounted speakers
Subwoofer
400 watt Pioneer amplifier
Wheel and Tire
Wheels were aftermarket custom available for BMWs; they were the only 4x100mm bolt pattern I could easily find at the time.
Aluminum-magnesium alloy
Front14x7 w/225/50 GT Qualifiers
Rear15x9 w/265/50 GT Qualifiers

The offset I had to do by hand. The online tools now available make me soooooo happy lol

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