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Posted by Gary Stottler [Email] (#1463) [Profile/Gallery] (more from Gary Stottler) on Wed, 5 Oct 2016 10:49:48 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Re: That's what I thought too ----, Svendog [Profile/Gallery] , Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:15:27
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Michael,
Sorry I did not see your post sooner. I would try East of Sweden in Colorado as they have a selection of used 99 parts. You could also try ConnTech in Rhode Island.
The car you are getting is very interesting. As near as I can tell, someone took a 1972 body shell and transferred all of the interior trim including the dashboard and many mechanical parts from a 1969 car. Many of the features seen in the pictures of that car are unique to 1969 only. I spoke with the mechanic to verify some of this. It looks like a neat car, but you may run into issues finding parts because some may be 1972, but many are 1969 which are different.
I would be interested to know the engine number and confirm if it is a 1.7L or 1.85L and also interested to know if the gearbox has the free-wheeling feature and if it is working.
Good luck and enjoy!
Gary

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