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by Johann65
Sun 12 Mar 2017, 18:52
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA
Replies: 1083
Views: 171875

Re: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA

That is looking good Johann. Hope this another improvement! :mrgreen: Have made the adaptor, needs to be finished off! ;) Will fit on the exact fitting holes as the original speedo!! :idea: No Holes to be drilled!!! Adaptor will be sprayed To a suitable color!! :mrgreen: Switches will have a separa...
by Johann65
Sat 11 Mar 2017, 17:13
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA
Replies: 1083
Views: 171875

Re: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA

Instrument panel has been completed :D Now need to design the adapting frame that will hold the panel and the switches straight from the original panel! :mrgreen: Minimal wiring changes! ;) Using 6 ply marine wood!
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by Johann65
Sat 11 Mar 2017, 13:10
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA
Replies: 1083
Views: 171875

Re: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA

Have started on the Speedo conversion. ;) Will complete build on the new before shelving the current unit in one piece :mrgreen: Tachometer fits perfectly!! Busy identifying each connection. The new unit has a separate earth connection for each gauge and light function! 8O The new unit will fit with...
by Johann65
Fri 10 Mar 2017, 10:35
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: What is a Muscle Car in SA
Replies: 14
Views: 3439

Re: What is a Muscle Car in SA

Basic is: Local is "lekker" Imports are: "Something else" :mrgreen:
by Johann65
Thu 09 Mar 2017, 19:18
Forum: Parts wanted
Topic: Opel Kadett Instrument unit
Replies: 4
Views: 1527

Re: Opel Kadett Instrument unit

That was quick Johann. Looking nice. Thanks Gareth. The assembly is standing overnight to set and tomorrow I will ensure the correct wiring! The connections won't be difficult as the setup is pure Opel! All I need is my Avo! :mrgreen: The switches will remain as is on the Rekord! PS! The Ranger is ...
by Johann65
Thu 09 Mar 2017, 17:18
Forum: Parts wanted
Topic: Opel Kadett Instrument unit
Replies: 4
Views: 1527

Re: Opel Kadett Instrument unit

Thanks to Gareth! :D
Conversion is in progress from kadette to Rekord! :mrgreen:
Here is the first stage! 8) Tachometer :mrgreen:
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by Johann65
Wed 08 Mar 2017, 22:22
Forum: Technical
Topic: Cutting a 4 door down to a 2 door
Replies: 31
Views: 6652

Re: Cutting a 4 door down to a 2 door

I have a 1974 - 4 door and can get doors from a 1976 Mk3 bakkie. Will this work Yes, doors from a mk3 should be able to attach to another mk3. The mk3 Cortina was sold in SA from, sometime in 1971 to sometime in 1977. Thanks.. hopefully when i go on holiday in April i can get some pictures up and l...
by Johann65
Wed 08 Mar 2017, 21:07
Forum: Parts wanted
Topic: Opel Kadett Instrument unit
Replies: 4
Views: 1527

Opel Kadett Instrument unit

I'm looking for the instrument panel from the Opel Kadett B or similar to convert the Opel Rekord to. Just the frame for the instruments, I have all instruments except the speedo! The strip speedometer has given the ghost! Will create major new dash! I have a plan!!! Here are examples! Must be Opel!...
by Johann65
Wed 08 Mar 2017, 17:03
Forum: Restoration
Topic: Fuel tank rust!
Replies: 24
Views: 6615

Re: Fuel tank rust!

Condition of fuel filter after 50 K's of driving! :D Filter is clean! Using LRP fuel! :mrgreen:
Will monitor the situation! :|
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by Johann65
Tue 07 Mar 2017, 22:23
Forum: Restoration
Topic: Fuel tank rust!
Replies: 24
Views: 6615

Re: Fuel tank rust!

Always place for one more!! 8) :lol: :mrgreen:
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