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  2. Soon as there back chromers going straight on Replaced the door tops material as original was cracked and holed but happy with grain match Me to
  3. I got a manta from lreland, did not see it before l got it , If l was in front of the manta l might not have it now l though l paid to much,but having a good look and the price was about right, Needs wiring sorting, and a bit of welding on the inner wings Have a project thread on here
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  5. Hi, I just saw this - I actually have your old car, I’ve just put it on eBay as I need to free up the garage. I’ve just had it MOT’d!
  6. no harm fitting an earlier waterpump realy as the fixed fan is a definate benefit over the later viscous and temp comtrolled viscous which can loose their efficiency in time causing overheating in traffic .yes a slight noise increase ( but its a nice noise !)
  7. thats not a bad price .i had mine done at at trimmers a few years back who also fitted a vynil outer too for £250
  8. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Opel-manta-B-seires-Coupe-Headlining-/334301347802?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49286&mkrid=710-127635-2958-0
  9. In the immortal words of the Chemical Brothers 'my finger is on the button' 🙈🤣
  10. Interesting Herman, I guess this is the pulley you need when fitting a Manta water pump to a 2.4 Frontera engine which has a larger diameter toothed crank pulley.....
  11. I have to buy it now to stop you, I see your tactic 🤣 I would end up sleeping in it if I didn't move the other project on first 😬
  12. To improve the waterpump I used to fit the pulley of a 6cilinder. Those pulleys are smaller so the pump runs faster. You can buy those pulleys in the Edelschmiede shop: https://www.edelschmiede.com/shop/navi.php?a=2098&lang=eng
  13. For high performance engines 2.0/2.4 , I was told by UK Irmscher, they used the earlier steel bladed impellor water pump as has better flow than the standard cast one with a viscous fan...I have been using them on my turbo'd engine with an electric fan for a number of years...maybe owners of i200s and i240s can confirm this? (They also told me they used a Manta 400 Sach thrust bearing on the i200 and i240s....but I lost the part number.. ) https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/284399011819?fits=Car+Make%3AOpel|Model%3AManta&hash=item42378087eb:g:EccAAOSwGUVhdqru
  14. Yes thats the pump I need 👍 thanks for that
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  16. Indeed mate. I really like this too, but I would be buying to use the shell essentially 😬
  17. If yours has 4 bolt holes that’s an early one for solid fan drive. Don’t bin it though, might come in useful for someone.
  18. Hi RetroRob, this is the Quinton Hazel water pump I have recently purchased for my 2.0E Cih, looks like you have the wrong part number,
  19. Sods law I dropped my money on another project, it was available before Christmas but typical Ebay the buyer messed him around.
  20. Used all the paint today ( on the front room wall ) So did a few hours on the manta. Wired in the engine cut out , works very well The wiring on the front side lights is 18 inches to long,poor condition on the wiring The wiring now all sorted, all 4 side lights working
  21. Russ's (Droopsnoot Firenza) old car, Project thread from 2015 Current owner wants £5000 for the car, so a bargain imo
  22. Just ordered a new waterpump and think I've been sent the wrong one Qcp2100 Quinton Hazell , the new one has 4 bolt holes where the fan sits
  23. The interior is a bit too red for me, but I n all other respects I’m very interested.
  24. You need to post some photos of your bumpers @Kurtupsin75or this will soon turn into a Chevair blog!
  25. https://springcoil.co.uk/shop/
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