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1972 OPEL GT BARN FIND “MECHANICS SPECIAL” - $9,800 (Oakland Park)

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1972 1972 Opel GT

condition: fair
cylinders: 4 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 80477
paint color: yellow
title status: clean
transmission: manual

1972 OPEL GT 1900 / BARN FIND / 80,477 Original Miles
Last registered In 1986 / Just rescued....was sitting since 1986 (thats 35 years)
Great collectible German sports car..."Baby Corvette" They were sold in Buick deaslerships.
“Mechanics Special” Engine runs but not driveable / Fairly un-molested car and "Original"
Turns over with the ignition key and a toggle switch under dash...starter works good.
Runs with gas down the carb / Dash tach needle moves when running.
The car had a fair amount of rust when I got it.
This car has been sitting for years and is being sold as a restoration project or a parts car.
Its a Southern car. Doors open and close well.
Needs complete brakes / Brake pedal doesn't move. Hand brake barely works.
Radio missing / Air filter assembly missing / Door panels missing
Needs new rubber door seals and weatherstripping.
No jack / but has a spare tire.
Good glass / windows roll up and down with new crank handles.
Bucket seats are rough but I installed new slip-on seat covers
Bucket seats are stuck...tracks are rusted or gummed up.
Rotating headlights move perfectly with the lever....but no lights are working.
See the pics, lots of little things need to be done. Car is 50 years old.
Exhaust needs work....needs the muffler assembly with the dual tips.
Clutch feels good / shifter goes through gears but I have not driven.
Comes with clear Florida title.

THIS IS THE WORK I HAVE COMPLETED SO FAR
Had the body work done and repainted Corvette “Velocity Yellow” driver quality job.
Body work done prior to paint includes body filler and welded in patches.
Had some welded in floor patches and floor repairs also done.
Had a new welded up battery tray done and I installed a new battery.
I was able to free up the rotating headlight assembly...works with the interor lever.
Installed new spark plugs / wires / points & condenser.
Had a homemade front spoiler and front belly pan installed.
Installed new slip on bucket seat covers.
Installed a new shifter boot.
Comes with 2 service manuals and a new custom car cover.

Very cool car, I just don’t have the time to complete it and take it to the finish line. I have too many other projects right now.


This 1972 Opel GT is finished in Corvette "Velocity Yellow". Bumpers and the rear tail light panel are "Matte Black". It is powered by a 1.9-liter inline-four paired with a four-speed manual transmission. Equipment includes working pop-up headlights, "Matte Black" Bumpers, Opel GT factory gauges including a tachometer. A nice set of "roller" quality steel wheels / good "roller" tires. New sport wheel covers. The most recent work occurred this summer and included a lot of body work and floor work and a repaint to "Velocity Yellow" A Chevy Corvette color, it was Opel "Chrome Yellow" originally. A oil change, and simple tune up with plugs and wires. This 1972 Opel GT comes with a clean Florida title. Please keep in mind this car was sitting for 35 years untouched.

This 1972 Opel GT would make a unique / rare car if restored. These German "Baby Corvettes" are highly collectable and popular at car shows. These OPEL GT's are getting hard to come by. Feel free to contact me with questions before you buy. Car is sold as is with no implied warranty. They resemble late 1960s Corvette in a "mini" version. This car is basically complete....look at pics. The engine runs with gas poured down the carb throat, BUT its not a driveable car and it needs work. Its a great project car for a mechanic or a handy person. Interior is black / white. Headliner in poor condition. Missing the door panels and rear side side panels. There is no carpet. This car was originally "Chrome Yellow" from the factory and was just re-painted to a Corvette "Velocity Yellow" this summer. It looks good but its a driver quality job. I will help with the loading the car at the time pick up. It rolls and steers easily.
Comes with clean and clear Florida title.
  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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