Classicopels.com - Alt-Opel.US

Portal for Classic Opels

Classicopels.com is a file and information sharing site for classic Opel automobiles with sections where members can add and share information.


  • Tech Wiki - A Wiki for adding and sharing tech tips and information. Start or add to a topic this page.
  • Classic Opel Registry - A database for Opel models Listings can be sorted by VIN, year, country, etc. Add your Opel to this growing list!
  • File Library - A file sharing section for Opel documents and manuals. Many documents are available including the 1973 FSM broken down by chapter. Members can upload new content.
  • Projects - A blog style section where members can create a "Project" and add articles under that project. Comments can be added below the articles content.
  • Media Library - A powerful media sharing section for photos and videos. Members can add their YouTube video channels.
  • Link List - A section with links to Opel parts suppliers, club and personal web pages, and Social Media pages.
  • Marketplace - A classified ad board for selling, buying or swapping parts and tools.
  • Forum - A community forum for discussions.
  • Calendar - Add listings for Opel events in your area!
  • Members - A listing of members with an optional location map.

Recent Activities

  • warlordtwo

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    If the lifters were sticking and noisy, then a pint of ATF in the oil will usually free up hydraulic lifters, but if the lifters are worn or collapsed (and more than one can collapse), then replace them, but if they are collapsed, more than likely…
  • Gary

    Replied to the thread Steinmetz and body parts.
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    Gil does have the Manta GTE airdam. (I just bought one for my Mancona wagon conversion)
  • GoinManta

    Wrote the blog article Fuel Return for EFI in a 1974 Opel.
    Blog Article
    The Problem: Tank with no return line, and only 1/4" vent lines.


    The Solutions :

    1 - Braze/Weld to tank a nipple : Not always easy to do or simple


    2 - Edelbrock Fuel Sump - https://amzn.to/3eytYr4 at $340 a decent option. Requires use of a low pressure fuel
  • Yellow73GT

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    (Quote from airboneone)

    Another post that is a couple years old, but since you drug it back to life, I too would be interested to know what the youngster decided to do.

    GT's are great cars, but the issue for anyone under the age of 25 will always be…
  • Yellow73GT

    Replied to the thread Steinmetz and body parts.
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    (Quote from airboneone)

    Uhm, I am pretty sure that whatever he was going to do, he most likely already has done, this thread is from 5 years ago. Nice to see someone post though, been a while since I had seen any activity here.
  • airboneone

    Replied to the thread Steinmetz and body parts.
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    Gil at OGTS still has the Steinmetz flares made in the US. I believe he also has a mold for the Manta GT/E front airdam...which may or may not be what you are looking for. But it's one option to consider. [SIZE=1]shareit vidmate[/SIZE]
  • airboneone

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    The elegant Opel GT coupe was introduced as a concept at the 1965 Frankfurt and Paris Motor Shows and widely hailed in Europe as a mini Corvette. Opel was GM’s European satellite, and the GT’s origins were definitely entangled with the redesigned…
  • manufabregas

    Wrote a comment on manufabregas’s wall.
    Wall Comment
    me gustan los rodados