OPEL TECH NOTES & DOWNLOADS
|Opel GT Digital Catalog (ALL NEW)||23 MB|
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|Getting Started||261 KB|
|Opel GT Model Identification||411 KB|
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|Opel 1900CC Engine Tuning and Vacuum Notes||1.67 MB|
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|Opel GT Suspension & Brake Notes||374 KB|
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|Opel GT Heating & Cooling System Notes||309 KB|
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|Opel GT Exhaust Notes||641 KB|
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|Opel Tech Notes TBA||97.4 KB|
Evaluate condition. Recharge or replace, preferably with model with carrying strap. Clean terminals and install protective caps. Replace cables if corroded. Clean or replace mounting tray. Secure properly.
Part numbers 5019, 5025, 5026.
Cooling system and heater
Inspect coolant. Flush and replace with 50% coolant solution if needed. Clean heater valve. Install 180 degree thermostat in cold climates. To fix heater, refer to service manuals.
Part numbers 6013, 11005.
Use thinner-grade or multi-viscosity oil. Replace oil filter when changing grades.
Part number 6039.
Inspect rubber boots at ball joints, tie rods and rack and pinion. Replace where cracked. Where possible, apply teflon grease to bushing faces and control arm bolts. Place a layer of bearing grease in upper shock towers, located beneath round plastic caps in engine area.
Part numbers 3012, 3013, 3014, 3017, 3021, 3061, 3066, 3067.
Evaluate alternator, bushings and regulator. Inspect wires, harness and clips to alternator. Inspect or replace fan belt. Carry a spare belt. Clean fuses and terminals on fusebox if corroded. If accessories (stereo, alarm, halogen lights, etc.) added to system, install 65-amp generator.
Part numbers 5021, 5029, 5050, 6047, 6049, 11013.
Increase performance from "winter fuel" blend with gasoline octane additives (where applicable). Opel owners report 15% loss in mpg's, so keep car in tune with correct ignition point gap setting!
Master cylinder cap
IEvaluate metal on cap. Replace if rusted.
Note: If moisture intake neutralizes brake fluid, flush system with butyl alcohol.
Part number 4045.
Inspect or replace. Prevent sticking calipers. Note that hoses shrink from within to collapse.
Part number 4021.
Spray WD-40 inside of distributor cap and along spark plug wires to resist moisture.
Clutch cable "E" clip
Reinforce clip at firewall to avoid sudden failure. Install extra clip and/or heater hose clamp at clip.
Part number 8024.
Clutch arm boot
Inspect rubber boot. Replace if cracked. Keep water and rust out of clutch.
Part number 8021.
Inspect treads. Replace worn-out tires for safety. Always wheel-balance front tires when installing! Inflate spare tire and carry jack and lug wrench. Carry tight-fitting snow chains where needed.