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The General

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The General last won the day on June 6

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    Cheltenham
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    Really... !! Do you need to ask ;-)
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    Bill Lightstone
  1. I thought that I had a problem owning 9 of them, but that's a hell of a addiction you have there!!!!
  2. Thank-You Herman for sharing these images. Some very nice Opel from the past.
  3. GTE northampton

    The only Manta that won't rust!
  4. Manta GT/E (Exclusive spec)

    Well Off she goes to the body shop! Lets see what happens in about 3 weeks! I'm quite liking the borrowed set of BMW wheels actually!
  5. Manta GT/E (Exclusive spec)

    Repairs and respray about 2 - 3 weeks. I'm paying extra to get a full respray done. He's going to attack a few bodywork issues to make her like new again. She will then get shipped back to mine and I will reassemble the underbonnet and reinstall the interior, rear lighting and bumper. That will take about 2 - 3 Days. I've removed everything on the front end that would compromise the respray, including unthreading the loom from the front end back to the bulkhead . I've removed all the numberplate lights out of the bumper and unthreaded the loom from the rear panel etc. It's like last year all over again!
  6. Manta GT/E (Exclusive spec)

    A Little update for you all. The car goes in for repairs on the 6th July. The body shop I'm using is run by a friend of mine and he is well into his cars of the 80's and early 90's. I will upload a few pictures tomorrow of the car. I have stripped out most of the under bonnet (again)! so it doesn't make re-spraying a nightmare, and he has promised me that he will mask up all my work so my underside and engine bay wont get covered in overspray! The project now is removing all the Interior, as I don't want crud all over my nice Chicago Grey seats, door cards and carpets!
  7. Jealous Much. I want one.... OK one of each Ascona & Manta!
  8. Mike's Manta.

    That looks like a good result.
  9. Mike's Manta.

    Looking the Mutts nuts matey
  10. Hella Plastic light clips

    Does anybody have any of these spare? I Have lost three in the car accident. Or does anyone know of a new source for them?
  11. I have a set of Irmsher quad lamp surrounds coming but they have no adjusters or lamp mounts. I am looking for Irmsher quad headlamps and adjusters for the N/S. I have sourced the O/S adjusters and lamp mounts. If you just have the irmsher N/S or O/S headlamp holders and adjusters (I'm sure they would be the same swapped over) with or without the headlamps or surround I am still interested as I can get the headlamps separately. If you have a set of irmsher O/S and N/S lamp holders and adjusters and don't want to sell them separately, I'm still interested! If you have a complete N/S or O/S Irmsher quad headlamp unit with headlamps and surround, I am interested. as I'm sure I can strip the adjusters and lamp holders from it. Thank you
  12. Front end parts for "The General"

    N/S wing sourced
  13. Front end parts for "The General"

    Front bumper and bar and brackets sourced now.
  14. 20mm ATE Master cylinder seal kit.

    Good luck trying to get one of these mate. I tried to buy a new one and found that we have no UK importer for ATE. I had to ring ATE France and I found that ATE stopped producing seal kits for their master cylinders as they said it has safety implications. In the end I had to sit and wait and a new old stock one came up on Ebay.
  15. Manta GT/E (Exclusive spec)

    Cheers Herman, I will get her going again
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