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1973 Opel Manta Luxus : 47,750 original miles California Car with little rust

1973 Opel Other Manta Luxus for sale in Midlothian, Virginia, United States

Condition: Used
Item location: Midlothian, Virginia, United States
Make: Opel
Model: Other
SubModel: Manta Luxus
Type: 2 Door Coupe
Trim: Luxus
Year: 1973
Mileage: 47,450
VIN: OL77NC9941115
Color: Regency Blue
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Blue Velour
Options: Cassette Player
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Opel Other 1973

An Honest to god little old ladys car, ith an original 47,500 miles.
One owner car, he last and first owner was a little old lady from California. Due to medical issues she came to Virginia to be with family and brought car with her. Manta was regularlydrivenup until just a few years ago.
High Points:
1) Engine all original down to Solex and Points.. and starts perfectly and idles smooth
2) Battery Box is rust free, n that there is no rust thru it does have surface rust but structurally is perfect
3) Passenger frame rail and floor boards are perfect
4) Driver frame rail and floor boards are almost perfect. Mainly surface rust and the smallest of rust to the frame. Very easily repaired and not structural at all, ostly needs just to be gone over with a wire brush and undercoating.
5) Only minor rust found in the doors, nd body as noted in pictures
6) Interiors' blue velour professionally replaced ( as the old Opel velour never lasted long)
7) Headliner is solid and in good shape, s is the original carpet.
8) Glass is in great condition and overall condition of the car is very good
9) Doors hinges are solid, nd close clean.
10) Engine runs strong, urrs at idle and the automatic shifts well.
Low Points:
1) Driver Fender damaged during transportation
2) Lower rocker and part of door alsoreceiveda little damage during transportation
3) Hood has dent from transportation.. looks like may have hadsomethingdropped on it before as there was bondo where the damage was. But from the back of the hood.. theredoesn'tseem to be any damage.
4) Rear trunk lid damaged due to having to be forced open,spare undamaged trunk lid to come with car. Trunk does close ( Was open in pictures).Unfortunately she stored some items that needed to be taken out of the trunk, nd no one could find the key so they damaged the trunk trying to get it opened.Fortunately the keys were found and a spare trunk lid does come withthecar, nd damage between the taillights is easily repaired.
5) Damage to back panel below trunk lid, asily repairable, o major creases.
6) Dash has a few cracks
7) Gauge cluster in OK condition, un faded by the California sun.
8) Suspension is a bit tired, ainly due to the rubber drying out. Nothing broken, nd seems like nothinga fresh set of bushings wouldn't cure.
9) Front bumper missing guards and has been slightly tweaked. Its hard to see in the pictures.
10) Rear Bumper slightly tweaked but again hard to see in the pictures.
Garage KeptOpel Mantasin this condition don't come along often anymore.Especiallythose that have solid battery boxes, nd no frame damage. Those are getting exceedingly rare. The few that can still be found in this condition are in the California and the Southwest, nd have a lot of sun damage to the interior. Add to that getting one to the East Coast can cost upwards of a $1000.
Seller has acomplete set of New Old Stock tail lights and housings from front to rear, vailableseparatelytothebuyer of the car for $600

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