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  1. looking for carb filter for webber 32/36 with filter box (doesn't matter if original or K&N). contact via PM please. cheers, Elad.
  2. I am looking for ignition switch with keys for manta B coupe 1983. please contact via PM.
  3. Do you know if a 28/30 will also be a firect replacement?
  4. are you talking about weber 32/36 or other kinds of weber will also fit?
  5. I have 1983 B 1800S (ohc) coupe with Varajet carb and I am having trouble finding parts. what other carbs can be fitted to my manta (from which cars)? will I have to replace the intake manifold? cheers, Elad.
  6. looking for a varijet carb for 1983 B 1800S (ohc) coupe. don't care about it's condition (even for parts). cheers, Elad.
  7. Sorry if it's in the wrong forum, I didn't know where to post this thread. I am flying to Munich in the end of August and I would like to visit some parts shop near Munich in order to buy treats for my baby. cheers, Elad.
  8. It's been 4 years since my last update. For those who doesn't have patience to read my life story. This is a link to my new gallery. It all started in 2002 when I turned 17 and got my driving lisence. Finally I can buy myself a car. Because I am a "petrolhead" and I don't have much money I started looking for a classic. I saw MK1 Cortina with gearshift in the wheel, Saab 95 with 7 seats and even a Susita (Israeli made car). The search ended when I first saw the Manta. The first time I saw a Manta was when I met my friend Dror. I came to see his 1939 Moris 10 restoration but he had some other car in his back yard. I noticed a cool shape car cover in his back yard and I asked him about it. He told me he got this car 3 years ago from a guy who left the country and now he can't restore it because it's listed on the old owner and there's no way to find him. When he took off the carcover I fell in love: My link For months I tried to convince Dror to sell me this car but he kept on refusing because he want to keep it for his daughter if he will sort out the papers issue. About 6 months later Dror is calling me to tell me he found me a manta. The previous owner was his mechanic and 5 years ago he sold it to a teenager who just got his driving lisence and bought it just because he really likes how the car looks. The guy drove it for a year, had some accidents, and then parked it for 4 years in his mom's back yard. I told Dror I don't care what the car's condition I will buy it. so here it is, 1975 opel manta A 1200cc manual when I just got it: My link I replaced the old engine oil, new spark plugs, liitle bit of oil in every cylinder and the engine starts. Then I sent it to the car body repairman. And this is how I got it back from the paintjob: My link Dirty as hell, so I gave it a good wash for the first time: My link I ordered a brand new dashboard from Germany. I drove the car for couple of years until the engine died (worked on 2 cylinders). The rubber bearings dried when the car was standing and exhaust gas penetrated to the oil sump when the engine was working. I drove like this for 2 years! We had such good time: http://img24.imageshack.us/g/normf5220821fb5f4933b42.jpg/ Right now I am replacing the engine, 1200cc engines are very hard to find here. In 2004 Dror is calling again to tell me there's a guy who live nearby his house and he has 2 mantas and he's about to give it away for scrap. Of course I can't let it happen! So I bought them together, Brown manta and white manta (the white manta for parts only, no papers, the brown manta missing everything under the hood). The plan was to put a V8 in the brown manta, a long term project: My link We took everything we could save from the white manta and the rest went for scrap. We did it because we were short on garage space. In 2005 a strange man called me, he told me his wife has a 1983 Manta B (1.8GT automatic) who is standing for over a year. She inherited the car from her father couple of years back. He bought it special order from Germany. He gave me the car only if I give him my word I will get it back on the road. The car was in great shape (until now I only bought project cars), 107K KM, 1 owner, rust free and burnt paint because it came from a desert area. I drove it for a while, I had a lot of troubles with the Varijet carburator but then the head gasket staerted to wear in the 4th cylinder area, oil were coming in and the engine was wroking on 3 cylinders. I took the engine off, had full rebuild, sure I didn't miss the change and convert it to 5 speed manual gearbox. this is how I got it (sadly but I don't have other pictures of this manta): My link In 2009 I bought the blue manta from Dror when he lost hope to sort the car's papers (I took it as parts car because of it's papers issue). Things didn't go as I planned, I didn't see myself starting to work on the V8 project. Less then a year later (2010) I sold both blue and brown mantas to a friend who already had a B series. After I began restoring my 1200cc manta someone told me that not far away from my house there's a white manta, So I started looking. About a year later (2004) when I made a shortcut on the way home and I accidently found it. When I came near the car the owner shouted "Don't go near this car! what do you want?" I told him I have the same car so I went up his house and we have a nice talk. he had this car for 18 years, he drove it everywhere etc'. You probebly imagine what was my last question, "Are you willing to sale?". His no was very convincing. I kept on watching this car, every few months I was doing the same shortcut on the way home to check up on this car. Couple of years later I noticed he doesn't move the car much so I phoned him and he told me he might sell it. So I ended up with a 1971 opel manta 1600cc manual: My link The paintjob was poor, the stickers cover the rust. And this is how it looks like after a good paintjob (I call it deep purple): My link You are not mistaken, the previous owner put higher rear springs because when he was traveling offroad his differential got hit Next step will be to swap the engine for a XE or LET. WOW! I wrote too much, I really appreciate who lasted suntil here. cheers, Elad.
  9. I am looking for a light switch for my A series. contact via PM. cheers, Elad.
  10. hello friends, I have a 2001 2600cc automatic opel omega (I think it also called VX carlton). only automatic were sold here in Israel and I would like to convert mine to manual geabox. I already converted my manta B from auto to 5 speed manual box but the omega has a lot of computers and sensors so I don't know if it will work. so I need your advice, how hard can it be? what other kind of parts I need to order instead of the regular parts (pedal box, flywheel, etc')? will the propshaft fit both manual and auto or it also need to be replaced? cheers, Elad.
  11. boony, It depends on what manta. the manta was sold in Israel (you will be supprised that half of opel models wasn't even for sale around here), most of the cars are european but some mantas were imported from USA. In the 70's the manta wasn't a big heat around here, I don't have numbers but I believe no more then 200-300 mantas were sold around here. I know about 15 manta's A (I have 2 and I am about to buy another 2). manta B not so rare like the manta A. a lot of manta B were imported personaly (like my manta because the B were sold only with 1300cc engine with manual gearbox and 1600cc with autobox. paul, you are welcome to come and visit again. next time I will be happy to show you how beautiful our country (I see you already been in the hot spots but there's a lot more intresting places although our country so small). I live in Ramat Gan, it's 5 miunets from Tel Aviv. I really want to come to see how things go in your club. It's a bit problem to come to UK with my manta. my wife parents live in germany (eishteten) so I am planing a trip with my manta over there in the future. do you have meeting with the german manta club?
  12. the last manta (for now) is 83 B coupe 1.8S GT automatic. I got her for free from a very old guy (first owner), the car in good condition for a 20 years old car. the car stood for 18 months in Eilat (most hottest place in Israel). you can see in the pictures the faded color and the damage to the plastic inside. 2 weeks ago I took the engine off (was working on 3 pistons) and on the way I got rid of the TH125 autobox, now I try to fit carlton 5 speed gearbox (pictures soon). now paul, most likly this manta will get the 2 litre engine. http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False
  13. a year after I bought my 75 manta I bought another 2 manta. both 72 both 1600cc one manual and the other automatic (for parts). here you can see the automatic (white manta): http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False and here's some pictures of the manual (brown manta): http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False I can't find the time and money to start working on this manta. I am planing on putting a V8 in it.
  14. paul, hold your horses. the 2 litre engine is not for this manta, I have another two. I still upload some pictures to the server to show you all the things I have done on this manta. I strip down the car and got it back to original. Half of the car ordered from germany, even the screws are original with opel serial on them. the next step is interior restoration (seats and door panels, floor and roof already been done). every part in this car is original and this car will stay original. soon you will find out what car will get a bigger engine. some pics from trip to the north from last month: http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False http://pic.hevre.co.il/UserPicPopup.asp?pi...bumIsOpen=False
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