This is a the propshaft for the Opel Ascona & Manta A series models will manual transmission. It is a used OEM part made by Opel.
It will be suitable for the following applications:
  • Opel Manta A series (manual) 1970-75
  • Opel Ascona A series (manual) 1970-75
These parts are also popular with those wishing to convert the Vauxhall Chevette and Opel Kadett C series from small displacement engines to C.I.H. engine power.
It is priced at £50, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum due to length and weight.

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Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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This is a Opel handbrake warning light switch. It is new old stock part made by Hella with the part number 3439478 and a date stamp of 11/64.
I am unsure of the application, but with a manufacturing date of 1964 it could be suitable for the Opel Kadett A series. My research has shown that the same part has also been listed for some variants of the Opel Kadett C series and Vauxhall Chevette.

For sale - Opel handbrake warning light switch

It is priced at £7.50, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Opel handbrake switch manufactured 11/64

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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This is a passenger door window trim for the Opel Manta A series. This part fits inside the brightwork strip that runs along the door top. The original parts tend to become brittle with age and sun exposure, loosing their flexibility and looking unsightly.
Furthermore due to the frameless door design of the Opel Manta A series, a worn rubber trim will let moisture flow into the door and encourage the rapid formation of rust in the door bottoms. Needless to say, this can lead to very time consuming and expensive repairs.

For sale - Opel Manta A series - passenger door rubber trim - £15

Please note that in the close up image below the rubber looks patchy, but it is just a layer of protective wax. It can be wiped off with a cloth soaked in WD40 or white spirit to reveal the lustre of the rubber underneath.

For sale - Opel Manta A series passenger door trim - £15

This is a new old stock part made by GM. It is priced at £15, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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This is an Opel steering joint, it is a new old stock part made by Opel, with the original Opel box and bearing part number 90112334. Preliminary research would suggest that it is for the Kadett D series or Vauxhall Astra Mk1, see here for a list with the corresponding part number.

It looks to me to be the same type as used on the Opel Manta & Ascona A series. I tried a test fit with a spare Opel Manta A series steering column shaft and it fitted perfectly. Given the widespread sharing of parts between so many Vauxhall and Opel models it may be suitable for a variety of 1970s models, but the Kadett D series is the only one I have seen listed for this part number.

For sale - Opel Steering Column Universal Joint - £15

It is priced at £15, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Opel Steering Joint, fits Manta A - £15

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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This is the windscreen wiper switch for the Opel Manta and Ascona A series. It is a salvaged used original GM part in good working condition and has the part number 3437853. Interestingly there are two types with the same part number, one has an additional plastic tab moulded into the housing, see the image below for clarification. Send a message to request the type you need to match your existing item.

It will be suitable for the following applications:
  • Opel Ascona - 1970-75
  • Opel Manta - 1970-75
Given the widespread sharing of components between GM vehicles it may be suitable for other models from the same era. It is priced at £7.50, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Opel Manta & Ascona windscreen wiper switch - £7.50

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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This is an extremely rare fog lamp switch for the Opel Manta and Ascona A series. During 25 years of Manta ownership I only ever saw this optional extra switch fitted to two vehicles. It neatly complements the standard heated rear window switch and fits to the dashboard in a space provided, but normally covered with a plastic blanking plate.
This is a salvaged used original GM part in good working condition with the part number 3437855.

It will be suitable for the following applications:
  • Opel Ascona - 1970-75
  • Opel Manta - 1970-75
Given the widespread sharing of components between GM vehicles it may be suitable for other models from the same era. It is priced at £15, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Opel Manta & Ascona A series fog lamp switch - £15

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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18/06/2017 - 1 sold

This is the heated rear window switch for the Opel Manta and Ascona A series. It is a salvaged used original GM part made by Hella in good working condition and has the part number 3437852.

It will be suitable for the following applications:
  • Opel Ascona - 1970-75
  • Opel Manta - 1970-75
Given the widespread sharing of components between GM vehicles it may be suitable for other models from the same era. It is priced at £7.50, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Opel Manta & Ascona A series heated rear window switch - £7.50

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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This is the headlamp switch for the Opel Manta and Ascona A series. It is a salvaged used original GM part in good working condition. Please bear in mind that the original tiny metal spring which locks on the rubber knob will be missing, annoyingly this always happens.

For sale - Opel Manta A series headlamp switch - £10

It will be suitable for the following applications:
  • Opel Ascona - 1970-75
  • Opel Manta - 1970-75
Given the widespread sharing of components between GM vehicles it may be suitable for other models from the same era, such as the Opel Rekord and Commodore. It is priced at £10, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Opel Manta & Ascona headlamp switch - £10

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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Something a little bit different from the usual Opel parts, this axle lowering kit was left over from a former Ford Capri project car. It is a kit of parts to lower or raise the back axle by 1", it was fitted to a 2 litre Ford Capri, taken for a test drive and then immediately removed as the owner didn't like the look.

For sale - Ford Capri Rear Axle Kit - £10

These are virtually unused parts in excellent condition. The items shown in the picture are precisely the parts you will receive; there are two alloy spacer blocks and four axle U-bolts, please note that some of the U-bolt locking nuts are missing, sorry it wasn't my project to police.

It was purchased for a Ford Capri MkII, 2 litre Ghia automatic. I would imagine that it would be compatible with many other models from the Ford Capri range from the Mark I - III too.

It is priced at £10 for the set, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

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18/06/17 - Sold

This item is the top part of the thermostat housing on the Opel Manta & Ascona A series and possibly the Opel GT and Rekord C series too. The unit has a matt sand-cast appearance, being aluminium it could be polished to a mirror finish if so desired.

For sale - Opel Ascona & Manta A series thermostat housing - £7.50

It is a new old stock pattern part with the part number by Pearl and is priced at £7.50, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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This is a rocker cover gasket for the Opel / Vauxhall cam in head (C.I.H.) engine. These engines are typically seen in the; Opel G.T., Rekord C series, Manta & Ascona A series, Manta & Ascona B series and the Vauxhall Cavalier Mk1 models amongst others.

For sale - Opel early C.I.H. rocker cover gasket - £7.50

This type of rocker cover gasket has 9 tags which slot into the rocker cover, I had this type fitted to a 1972 Opel Manta A series. I was also able to fit it to a later rocker cover with a few minutes spent trimming away the un-needed tags with a Stanley Knife.

It is a new old stock genuine part, it is priced at £7.50, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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I am not certain, but this conversion kit would appear to be the engine block gaskets that are different on the 2.3 litre diesel variant of the C.I.H. engine. The kit contains; cork sump gaskets, crank oil seals, some o-rings and paper gaskets.
The 2.3 litre diesel variant of the C.I.H. engine is typically seen in the; Bedford CF van, Opel Rekord D and E series, possibly the Vauxhall Carlton Mk1 models. It is a new old stock pattern part with the part number EJ 161.

For sale - Opel 2.3 C.I.H. diesel engine gaskets - £15

The polyethylene sheath has been opened at some point, but the gaskets listed above are present. It is priced at £15, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Vauxhall/Opel diesel cam-in-head engine gaskets - £15

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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This is a cylinder head gasket kit for the 1.9 litre Opel / Vauxhall cam in head (C.I.H.) engine. These engines are typically seen in the; Opel G.T., Rekord C series, Manta & Ascona A series, the early Manta & Ascona B series and the Vauxhall Cavalier Mk1 models. It is a new old stock pattern part with the part number VDK 020.

For sale - Opel/Vauxhall C.I.H. engine head gasket kit - £25

The packaging lists the following applications:
  • Ascona/Manta 1.9 L, SR 1897cc - 1972-81
  • Kadett 1.9 LS 1897cc - 1972-73
  • Rekord 1.7/1.9 L 1698/1897cc - 1972-81
  • Cavalier 1900 GL, GLS 1897cc - 1975-78
The polyethylene sheath has been opened at some point, but all the major gaskets appear to be present and correct. It is priced at £25, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Head gasket kit for Ascona, Manta & Cavalier - £25

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

Send a message or leave a comment if you have any enquiries.


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24/02/17 - Now sold

This is a cylinder head gasket kit for the 1.6 litre Opel / Vauxhall cam in head (C.I.H.) engine. These engines are typically seen in the; Manta & Ascona A series, the early Manta & Ascona B series and the Vauxhall Cavalier Mk1 models. It is a new old stock pattern part with the part number VDJ 160.

For sale - Opel 1.6 head gasket set - £20

The packaging lists the following applications:
  • Ascona 1.6, 1584cc - 1972-76
  • Kadett 1.6, 1584cc - 1977-79
  • Manta 1.6, 1584cc - 1972-78
  • Cavalier 1600, 1584cc - 1975-81
The polyethylene sheath has been opened at some point, but all the major gaskets appear to be present and correct. It is priced at £20, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Vauxhall/Opel 1.6 C.I.H. engine gasket set - £20

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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This is a salvaged accelerator cable for an Opel Manta or Ascona A series. It would be suitable for the UK market right hand drive versions of the following models:
  • Opel Manta A 1.6, 1.9
  • Opel Ascona A 1.6, 1.9
It is priced at £15, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

As can be seen from the attached images the outer casing is in very good condition all clean and shiny.

For sale - Opel Manta & Ascona A accelerator cable - £15

The part number shown on the outer casing is 90 076 347 FG 9 82

For sale - Opel part number 9076347

The inner cable is also in very good condition too; I suspect that it has been repaired, replaced or modified from original. Please note the unorthodox but practical repair to the accelerator pedal fitting. It looks like a self tapping screw set in Araldite or similar two pack adhesive. This isn't a pretty fix, but may well work just as well as original spec.

Opel Manta throttle cable - unusual modification at the accelerator pedal end

The last time I checked on the price of replacement Opel Manta A series accelerator cables in Germany they were over £50, at £15 delivered this one is certainly a bargain not to be missed. Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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On offer are 5 pairs of rear wheel brake cylinders suitable for the Opel Ascona, Manta and other rear wheel drive GM models from the 70s and 80s. The printing on the box suggests that they are for the following applications:
  • Ascona
  • Manta
  • Rekord
They are specified as being 19 mm diameter units, a size which would have been common place on many C.I.H. engine equipped GM models. The equivalent Opel part number is stated as 550066.

For sale - Opel part no. 550066 - £20 per pair

They are new old stock branded as Bendix, I have used them on my own Opel Manta A series and they performed very well.

For sale - Opel Ascona & Manta rear wheel brake cylinders - £20 per pair

They are priced at £20 per pair,  the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

For sale - Bendix rear wheel cylinders - good enough for my personal car

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14/02/17 - 5 pairs available
19/02/17 - 4 pairs available
03/03/17 - 3 pairs available
28/03/17 - 2 pairs available
05/04/17 - Only 1 pair left

On offer is a set of front brake pads suitable for the; Opel Manta A, Opel Kadett C, Vauxhall Chevette and many other GM vehicles, some of which use them for the rear brakes.

The Opel catalogue number is 1 171 1051 and the part number is 2797962. These are genuine OEM quality AC Delco parts; unlike the modern equivalent, these pads have a softer compound which provides great stopping power and doesn't wear your brake discs out so rapidly. After many miles of testing, I can confirm that their average lifespan will be around 25,000 miles for a manual transmission car, when used for regular suburban driving.

The asking price is just £15 the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Opel Manta & Ascona A brake pads - £15

A list of potential applications would include the following models:
  • Opel Kadett B Saloon, Coupe & Estate 1965/09 - 1973/08
  • Opel Kadett C Saloon, City, Coupe & Estate  1973/08 - 1979/07
  • Opel Ascona A (81,86,87,88)  1970/10 - 1975/08
  • Opel Rekord C Saloon, Coupe & Estate - 1966/08 - 1971/12
  • Opel Rekord D Saloon, Coupe & Estate - 1972/01 - 1977/08
  • Opel Commodore B Saloon & Coupe - 1972/01 - 1978/07
  • Opel Senator A (29)  1978/02 - 1987/08
  • Opel GT  1968/09 - 1973/08
  • Opel Manta A (58, 59)  1970/09 - 1975/08
  • Opel Monza A (22)  1978/02 - 1986/08
  • Opel Admiral A  1964/04 - 1969/03
  • Opel Admiral B  1969/03 - 1978/01
  • Opel Diplomat A  1964/10 - 1969/03
  • Opel Diplomat A Coupe  1965/03 - 1967/10
  • Opel Diplomat B  1969/03 - 1978/08
  • Opel Ascona A Voyage (84, 89)  1970/10 - 1975/08
  • Opel Kapitan  1958/05 - 1963/12
  • Opel Rekord A Saloon & Coupe 1963/01 - 1965/12
  • Opel Rekord B  1965/01 - 1966/12
  • Opel Rekord B Estate  1965/08 - 1967/03
  • Opel Rekord B Coupe  1965/08 - 1967/02
  • Opel Olympia A Saloon & Coupe - 1967/08 - 1971/08
They have also been used by other manufacturers too, the full list can be found here & here.

The Opel catalogue number is 1 171 1051 and the part number is 2797962. These are genuine OEM quality AC Delco parts; unlike the modern equivalents these pads have a softer compound, which provides great stopping power and dosen't wear your brake discs out so rapidly. After many miles of testing, I can confirm that their average lifespan will be around 25,000 miles for a manual transmission car, when used for regular cross country driving.

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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This is a useful kit of parts when installing new disc brake pads to the front calipers. The kit comprises 4 replacement mounting pins and 2 cruciform retaining clips.

It would be suitable for the following applications:
  • Opel Manta A 1.6, 1.9
  • Opel Ascona A 1.6, 1.9
  • Vauxhall Cavalier Mk1 1600, 1900, 2000
  • Carlton 1.7, 1.9, 2.0
But given the widespread use of non-floating ATE calipers on so many Vauxhall and Opel models they could also be suitable for the; early Opel Manta B, Kadett B, Kadett C, Opel GT, etc. They are priced at £9.99 for the set, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Opel Manta & Ascona front brake caliper pin kit - £9.99 a set

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

For sale - pin kit includes these retaining clips - £9.99 for the set

Need new brake pads for the Opel Manta & Ascona A series? You will find them here whilst stocks last.

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This is a timing chain tensioner kit for the Opel / Vauxhall cam-in-head (C.I.H.) engine. It is a new old stock part, I don't know the source of manufacture, but I would guess that they are pattern parts.
It would be suitable for the following applications:
  • Opel Manta A 1.6, 1.9
  • Opel Ascona A 1.6, 1.9
  • Opel GT 1.9
  • Opel Kadett B 1.9
  • Opel Kadett C 1.6, 1.9
But given the widespread use of the cam-in-head in so many Vauxhall and Opel models they should be suitable for C.I.H. engine versions of the; Rekord C, Rekord D, Rekord E etc. It is priced at £25 for the kit, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Opel / Vauxhall C.I.H. engine timing chain tensioner kit - £25

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

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02/04/17 - Sold

This is an oil filter for the Opel / Vauxhall cam-in-head (C.I.H.) engine. It is a genuine AC Delco new old stock part with the part number SD.
It is listed as being suitable for the following applications:
  • Opel Manta A 1.6, 1.9
  • Opel Ascona A 1.6, 1.9
But given the widespread use of the cam-in-head in so many Vauxhall and Opel models it should be suitable for C.I.H. engine versions of the; Ascona B, Manta B, Opel GT, etc. It is priced at £5 the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Opel Manta AC Delco oil filter - £5

Obsolete GM spares are not exactly plentiful in the UK, this is the very last of my stock and I will not be replacing them, so don't hang about if this is what you need for your classic Opel.

Send a message or leave a comment if you have any enquiries.


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22/04/17 - Now sold

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