Opel Kadett C GT/E 2.0 group A (1978)
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1967: Opel Kadett B Coupe Rallye
1975: Opel Kadett C GT/E
1978: Opel Kadett C GT/E 2.0
1982: Opel Kadett D GT/E
1984: Opel Kadett E 1.8 GSi
1987: Opel Kadett E 2.0 GSi
1988: Opel Kadett E GSi 16V
1992: Opel Astra F GSI 16V
Development level
Group 4
Group 2
Group 1

In rally: see video

Specifications

Group/Class 2 and A/7 Homologation number: 5624 (14/2E) and A 5152
Years active 1978 - 1979 Homologation start: 1/1/1978 and 1/7/1983
Engine
Type Opel CIH 20EH, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke. Click here located front longitudinal
Capacity 1979 cc WRC: 1979 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 95.0 x 69.8
Compression ratio 10.5:1 - 11.4:1
Output power - torgue 190 - 210 HP @ 7000 rpm 230 - 240 Nm @ 5800 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 58mm diameter connecting rod big end bearing diameter 55mm
Materials block: cast iron cylinderhead: cast iron
Cams/valves single overhead camshaft (SOHC), chain driven. Operation with rocker arms and cam followers 2 valves/cyl. - 8 valves total. 42mm inlet valve diameter, 37mm exhaust valve diameter. 0o angle between valves and vertical
Aspiration natural, 2 x Weber 45 DCOE carburetors or Bosch jetronic multipoint electronic fuel injection (2.0E)
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled 7 lt
Lubrication system wet sump 4.1 lt
Transmission
Type rear wheel drive ZF S5-18/3 5 speed gearbox (see here)
Gearbox ratios constant: 1.259/1 (34/27)
1st: 3.873/1 (40/13)
2nd: 2.398/1 (40/21)
3rd: 1.727/1 (35/25)
4th: 1.259/1 (30/30)
5th: 1.000/1 (-)
R: 3.67/1
constant: 1.259/1 (34/27)
1st: 2.990/1 (38/16)
2nd: 1.767/1 (35/25)
3rd: 1.301/1 (31/30)
4th: 1.000/1 (-)
5th: 0.874/1 (25/36)
R: 3.67/1
constant: 0.968/1 (30/31)
1st: 2.299/1 (38/16)
2nd: 1.797/1 (39/21)
3rd: 1.355/1 (35/25)
4th: 1.141/1 (33/28)
5th: 1.000/1 (-)
R: 2.816/1 (32/11)
Diffrential ratio 3.667/1 (33/9),3.182/1 (35/11), 4.750/1 (38/8), 5.286/1 (37/7), 3.889/1 (35/9), 4.222/1 (38/9) hypoid spiral bevel gears limited slip rear differential
Clutch dry single disk, 216mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque chassis of GM T platform with roll-cage. 2 door coupe/liftback steel bodyshell with steel bumbers
Front suspension double unequal wishbones with coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti roll bar
Rear suspension live axle with 2 longitudinal radius arms, panhard rod, coil springs and telescopic gas shock absorbers
Steering system rack and pinion
Brakes front solid disks 244mm diameter with 2 piston calipers, or ventilated disks 238mm diameter with 2/4 piston calipers. Rear drums 230mm diameter, or ventilated disks 238mm diameter with 2 piston calipers dual circuit with servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 4.124 m (162.4 in) width: 1.594 m (62.8 in) height: 1.355 m (52.6 in)
wheelbase: 2.395 m (94.3 in) front track: 1.318 m (51.9 in) rear track: 1.314 m (51.7 in)
Rims - tires 6" - 8 "x 13" 175/70 HR13, 195/60 R 15
Weight 920 kg
Weight/power 5.6 kg/HP
Fuel tank 50 - 100 lt

Results in WRC

Works team: Opel Euro Händler

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE
Entry list
KEN POR GRE FIN CAN S.R CdI TdC RAC
Anders Kulläng
Bruno Berglund
works valve 6th acci dent 7th 3rd 5th
Ulf Grönholm
Alf Krogell
works acci dent
Christian Dorche
Jean-Bernard Vieu
Simon Racing 13th
Rob Slotemaker
André Jetten
18th
Guy Colsoul
Alain Lopès
19th
Robert Cat
Albert Neyron
30th
Jerzy Landsberg
Marek Muszyński
32nd
Jean-Paul Barin
Jean-Pierre Barin
34th
Lars Carlsson
Bob de Jong
Opel Team Holland 84th
Francis Serpaggi
Dominique Subrini
dnf
de Meyer
Lions
dnf
C. Lorang
Hagenbourger
dnf
Bakke
Karlan
96th
Raymond Chianea
Jean Chianea
48th
Francois Colomb
Fourmachat/ Richard Kuss
105th 50th
A. Ferrari
A. Cornelli
125th
Riccardo Suni
Crugnola
124th
Gilbert Zelioli
Canestrelli
121st
mademoiselle Vallet
mademoiselle Rahier
71st
Muscionico
Muscionico
120th
Heidi Hetzer
Thomas Leonhardt
60th
Francois Perret
W. Bregnard
74th
Michel Tirabassi
Lubert
56th
Hans-Michael Jelsdorf
Nogens Gliese
102nd
Sanson
Champeaux
45th
Oluf Raldorf
O. Weywadt
55th
F. Gallardo
Bourgoin
73rd
Jean Claude le Gat
A. Leon
85th
Holger Helle
Ib Hildebrandt
122nd
Phelippe Malignon
Carmona
99th
B. Nielsen
Pedersen
111th
Rene Caminada
G. Garrel
114th
E. Aldan
"Agnesa"
dnf
Y. Le Gall
Chevigny
dnf
Schittenhelm
A. Bonne
dnf
Bror Danielsson
Klas Edqvist/ Bob de Jong
Opel Dealer Team Holland 7th eng ine 10th
Rune Åhlin
Jerry Åhlin
11th
Jan Sellholm
Mats Carlbom
14th
Jens Søgaard
Svein Nordal
15th
Sören Nilsson
Anders Olsson
25th
Björn Blomqvist
Benny Melander
acci dent
Björn Johansson
Ragnar Spjuth
dnf
Hans Tolldin
Kent-E Gustafsson
dnf
Steinar Mikkelsen
Fred Nyberg
dnf
Rune Larsson
Rolf Malmqvist
dnf
Jens-O Kristiansen
Karsten Richardt
?
Achim Warmbold
Claes Billstam
5th 5th
'Mêquêpê'
Miguel Vilar
rear axle
Giorge Blian dnf
Johnny Pesmazoglou
Haris Kaltsounis
clu tch
Wolfgang Siller
Hans Schüller
48th dnf
Viljo Metso
Keijo Itkonen
dnf
Man Bergsteijn
Dirk Buwalda
7th
Charles Alberti
'Tout a Fond'
10th dnf
Federico Ormezzano
'Rudy'
eng ine
'Lucky'
Giovanni Braito
acci dent
Jean-Pierre Nicolas
Vincent Laverne
7th
Daniel Canarelli
G. Giraud
14th
Jean-Sébastien Couloumiès
Jean-Bernard Vieu
susp ens ion
Auguste Turiani
Denise Emmanuelli
16th
G. Fantino
A. Giuge
21st
Jean Bondrille
Vincent Fattaccio
dnf
Audouard
Rochebrun
dnf
Olgui
Ledent
dnf
M. Bussotti
d'Apolo
36th
Luc Desangles
P-M Feretti
dnf
Navucet
le Corre
dnf
J.A. Antonetti
J. Fabiani
dnf
J. de Peretti
C. de Peretti
dnf
Lasfargeas
Emile
dnf
Matteudi
Demkin
dnf
Andre Jetten
Jan Meester
Jetten Conversions dnf
Herve Malbert
Claude Billard
dnf
Paul-Marc Meylan
Andre Mermillod
dnf
Paul Hadley
Trevor Peter Hadley
dnf
Georg Alber
Hubert Stadler
dnf
Jean-Michel Brisson
Roger Bancal
dnf
Total points
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49 4 11 6 4 12 1 4 7
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 88/49 33/27 11/5 4/2 3/1 4/2 3/2 3/1 17/6 10/3

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Drawings

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Gearbox

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