1973 GT Vega, my wife and I are second owners for the past 20+ years. This car has always been garaged by the original owners and us. Great runner, all original with exception of ignition system, we upgraded to an MSD digital points system. All original drive train - numbers matching. The side panels have been freshened up by a specialized body shop with all original panels and factory ordered matching color
A couple pictures you will notice the hood is slightly open, it will shut perfectly but since it's stored and we have a battery charger attached we just never close the hood all the way until we take it one the road to exercise it
The only suggestions to make this a perfect car, install an electric choke and replace the rear drive shaft seal where the drive-line yoke goes into rear of transmission. When Vega is driven within four days, there are no transmission drips, as the torque converter drains down slowly from sitting over four days small drips will come out the drive line seal area.
Our little Vega gets exercised every 5 weeks for about an hour if the streets aren't wet. This motor starts on the first click of the key. We change the oil with synthetic blend once a year, generally we only put just over 100 miles on it a year from taking it to car shows and museum events. Every tank gets Lucas fuel treatment stabilizer.
All routine maintenance has been completed based on months not miles; front bearings re-packed, rear differential serviced, rear brake cylinders replaced, tranny fluid changes, shocks, water pump, timing belt, spark plugs, coolant, brakes and new tires all newly completed. Easy car to tinker with and one of the few you can actually remove drain plug and filter without ever getting underneath the car.
We don't want to see it go, but we need to thin the herd of 8 vehicles, 4 of which we keep stored in climate controlled hangar except during car show season.
Unbelievably no rust on this car, the under carriage was never undercoated so it's easy to see all the virgin underpinnings with even the factory over spray visible. The spare tire is factory original and still looks new, photo included and we have the beauty wheel rings in the attic for safe keeping.
Needs to go to a caring home, my wife and daughter don't want it to go...
Daughter took it to prom last year since their prom was at America's Car Museum. Surprisingly enough she had chosen our Vega, since she had the choice of Plymouth Roadster, MOPAR muscle, SS Truck or a Classic Jaguar. The only reason we are selling it, I'd like to open a spot in our hangar for additional classic car purchases.
All additional memorabilia framed and no framed items pictured along with maintenance receipts and folder will go with the purchase of the Vega
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