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Greetings from Estonia.

Its been over 9 years when i owned a Calibra.I had to sell my last calibra because my son was born.So it took time but here it is.

I Bought a 1997 Opel Calibra v6 Keke Rosberg Edtion number 852 of 1000.My car was made in Finland.

Car is like any other Calibra exept few mods. ;)

Keke Rosberg badges on the doors and trunk.

Irmscher 30 mm lowered springs.

Irmscher rear spoiler with brake light.

Seats with yellow stripes.

Keke Rosberg badge in the center console.

BBS 16 inch wheels.

Door openers and roof strips are in body color.

I will add a video what i made when i bought the car in 07.08.2020






 

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So i made the first wash after purchase.










Because the wheels were quite dirty they needed some scrubing



Right side washed.



Vs left side.

Before and after.




Scrubed the muffler also clean.



Engine bay got a little cleaner.Does anyone have that peace what goes under front panel and is for ventilator pipe.


Because someone had to much brute force then the handbrake leaver is bent.
I used some tools and bent it back.Probably when it got bent then someone broke the
plastic frame what is under the leather.Instead putting some glue there he decided to put a screw though leather.
I glued the plastik together and removed the screw and its fixed.








Also the gear leaver frame was broken and leather put on wrong way.
I took it appart and glued the plastik and put the leather on right way.





I didint liked that car papers were in a envolope,Thats why i bought a opel leather
document wallet and gave it a clean and leather cream.Result is pretty good





So this time i added lot of pictures and talk,but there is are lot of thinks to do.
In september is am planing to fix the front end.
 

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It was time to fix the wing brake light.

Since the last owner but led-is sequentially and the light was not bright enough.One led also was little dimmed then is changed everything.

I took the light appart and started working.

I added new wires and resistors.There is quite a diffrence. :D

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After


 

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Finaly i got the alternator belt and transmission oil changed.
With the alternator belt there werent any problems but with transmission it there was.
I dont know who previously changed the transmission oil but the bolts were tightened with brute force.
I had to buy new bolts because the old ones were tired.
I got new bolts from my local dealer.
Gear change got better but there is still a problem with first and second gear.
What should i look when first and second go in when clutch i pressed fully down.
There is no problem with other gears.
I will add some pictures also.
Alternator belt before.




New belt on



I also discovered that one engine cushion i worn out and they dont make it anymore.Thats why i have to get it custom made.
Looking the other cushions they are also worn out.This job is in the future.



New transmission bolt.I bought two of them for the drain and check.



Because the bolts didint come off then bigger tools were needed :D


Finaly got the oil flowing.



And always after maintance its time to clean the car.This time i cleaned the interior also.





 

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So finaly i got the gear linkage problem solved.
Problem was that the linkage was adjusted wrong.

I also changed the fuel filter because last time it was changed was over 3 years ago.
Oil and other filters will be changed soon because 8000 is driven right now after change.
Old filter

New filter.

And after the drive i just enjoyd the drive.



Also i checked the orginal steering wheel what i got with the car and it is a keke pattern just worn out.
When the car came to Estonia the other steering wheel was at the trunk.
I will restore it but that will be sometime towards spring because money goes out a lot ;)

 

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It was time to change the fuel pump because there were problems with starting.Fuel pump lid is quite rusty.I have to check maybe there is a change to use another car lid.Right now we put a rust stop on until we find another lid,because they dont make it to calibra anymore.

I also made a video how to change a Calibra Fuel Pump.
 
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