My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

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My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby indygurl » Sun Nov 01, 2015 8:37 pm

On October 25th 2015 I picked up a 1989 gtu manual 5 speed. many of you know my 1990 indy. I bought this gtu for cheap the kid replaced the clutch and the car would no longer shift in or out of gear. got the transmission torn out and taken apart and may have found the problem. this car will be getting a 34/3500 swap this winter. cant wait.

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Transmission out
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this was stopping it from shifting
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needed the snap ring and everything put back on.
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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby Asylum » Sun Nov 01, 2015 8:43 pm

Poor car! Didn't get the wheels?

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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby indygurl » Sun Nov 01, 2015 9:04 pm

sadly it did not come with the indy/gtu rims. but I want to find some. main goal is getting it driving. it also needs a differential bearing and race because they have a lot of wear.


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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby Cliff8928 » Sun Nov 01, 2015 11:13 pm

The differential in the 87-89 transmissions is supposedly a weak point. The pinion shaft is definitely smaller than the newer ones.


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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby 1988GTU » Mon Nov 02, 2015 6:32 am

Sweet find!

From the 100' glance, it appears to be fairly clean as far as body rust goes. Especially by the fuel door arch and near the rocker cladding. How's the underbody?


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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby Money pit Beretta » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:18 am

Not bad over all. Did you get a good price?


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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby indygurl » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:38 am

It's got some rust on the underbody.. I can try to get some pics of under the car. The worse spot ive seen is the trunk lid. $450 is what I paid.


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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby themixer » Mon Nov 02, 2015 2:43 pm

seems like a great parts car! good luck with the swap !



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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby Money pit Beretta » Mon Nov 02, 2015 4:22 pm

That is a good price for a nice fixer upper.


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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby indygurl » Mon Nov 02, 2015 8:38 pm

Still not as cheap as my Indy. :) but love my berettas.


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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby Money pit Beretta » Tue Nov 03, 2015 6:38 pm

Oh yeah, well not too much more. Best to get them cheap, unlike I did. Lets just say 2k+ and about the same in repairs/parts.


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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby indygurl » Wed Nov 04, 2015 10:25 am

here are the underbody photos

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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby Money pit Beretta » Thu Nov 05, 2015 7:30 pm

Lots of work there, but nothing that bad. Thinking that you must have done a good job of looking it all over.


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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby indygurl » Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:35 pm

Yes. Getting the engine pulled out. Weekends are the only days I can work on it hopefully will have it out tomorrow.


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Re: My 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

Postby indygurl » Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:37 pm

Will see more on how it looks I plan on redoing brakes and lines and need to get a new ebrake cable. I also wanna do the rear disc brakes to better handle the power of the 34/3500.


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