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Old 02-22-2013, 10:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Larry123 View Post
I looked over an Opel GT at a swap meet couple of years ago, donít see many of them around. This one was to far gone for my skills. I always thought the coolest thing about them was the lever you pulled on to pop the headlights up. Wonder if you could fit a V8 in one?

My dad bought mom a Camaro Z28 in 77, I was in high school, it was a nice ride, black with the red/orange graphics.
Yes you can put a V8 in an Opel, it's been done quite often and make a nice little light to light screamer...Do the suspension and frame and those cars are competitive on the 1/4 mile scene as well (most people that I've heard of that put a small block in an Opel did frame work, even for the street).

Didn't GM come with a Z27 package for Camaro's in...I think it was 76 and 77? I'm sure iI had a friend that owned one back then.

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