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by ollyw
Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?
Replies: 70
Views: 2946

Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Jasonmarie wrote:I agree what is a shame as it’s just to much money when you look at it.


Over £200 per person per night? It's amazing that they can make a profit at that rate........ :) :sarcasmalert:


Andrew.



Ah the joys of the south of England!
by ollyw
Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: The Capri failed the MOT today
Replies: 17
Views: 511

Re: The Capri failed the MOT today

I’m going to buck the trend here.

Why the master cylinder over the wheel cylinders?
There’s a lot of poorly made aftermarket examples out there.

If it is the master cylinder based on what you’ve described I’d expect the inside of the servo to be wet with brake fluid.

Olly W
by ollyw
Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Blue plastic lenses in dashboard pod removal
Replies: 50
Views: 1047

Re: Blue plastic lenses in dashboard pod removal

Only way to do this is to take the clocks out.

The plastic will melt over time at 5watts.
The clocks aren’t that bad to take out. Just take your time and handle carefully.
by ollyw
Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 2.8 Cologne coolant bypass
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Re: 2.8 Cologne coolant bypass

I’m sure Capri gear or Tickford man on here would have one of those.


Olly W
by ollyw
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Timing belt
Replies: 6
Views: 448

Re: Timing belt

As long as the width of the belt is on the tensioner it is fine.


Olly W
by ollyw
Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Door Striker Plate
Replies: 2
Views: 230

Re: Door Striker Plate

The “cage” you refer to is spot welded on all sides so the threaded plate can’t come out.
by ollyw
Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: NOS Rear Bumper on ebay !!
Replies: 23
Views: 966

Re: NOS Rear Bumper on ebay !!

I love the description where he’s put “ I think they are rare...” etc.

You think or you know??

I threw a brand new entire set of these out once. They mark your carpet something rotten!
Still, whoever buys them will be the mug here. Good luck to the seller.
by ollyw
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: handbrake 'loop' on diff cover
Replies: 6
Views: 479

Re: handbrake 'loop' on diff cover

You’ll be after one of these then...


http://capriclub.co.uk/handbrake-bush
by ollyw
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Brake problems not going away
Replies: 14
Views: 746

Re: Brake problems not going away

Often the pivoted part of the adjuster which has the serrated edge on it is rusted solid which doesn’t help anything. I find placing them in a vice and soaking in wd40 whilst wiggling the join with pliers helps no ends in getting accurate adjustment when fitted.
by ollyw
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Clutch release bearing
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Re: Clutch release bearing

:oops:
by ollyw
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: New WD40 aerosols
Replies: 20
Views: 1303

Re: New WD40 aerosols

Ah but does anyone know what the notch in the old style cap is for?......................
by ollyw
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Vapor Lock how to stop ?
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: Vapor Lock how to stop ?

Have a check the carb is plumbed up the right way round.

I had this problem years ago and it was simply that the feed from the fuel pump was mistakenly fed to the return outlet rather than the input side of the carb.

Tracing and swapping the hoses over cured everything instantly.

olly W
by ollyw
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Brake problems not going away
Replies: 14
Views: 746

Re: Brake problems not going away

Your brake shoes are the wrong way round
by ollyw
Tue May 29, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Brake caliper restore
Replies: 11
Views: 724

Re: Brake caliper restore

:agree:
by ollyw
Sat May 19, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Car SOS Ford Capri 3100 !!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1650

Re: Car SOS Ford Capri 3100 !!!!

Ah man! It’s been taken down over copyright.

Put these things on channels for the poor man! Not all of us can afford to pay £100 for tv a month!
by ollyw
Sun May 06, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 1600 v 2000
Replies: 6
Views: 765

Re: 1600 v 2000

1600 great unless the cam belt lets go!
2000 better and if it let’s go you’ll get away with it
by ollyw
Sat May 05, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Springs moving in seats - hose trick
Replies: 10
Views: 723

Re: Springs moving in seats - hose trick

Hi Yes they did. There are best described as a cock sock of plastic (!) about 2-3” long. The plastic thickness is about 2mm. :lol: Pretty primitive. It’s quite tough stuff though. I suspect heatshrink (good idea) might be damaged quickly as it’s not dense enough. However something along those lines ...
by ollyw
Sat May 05, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Springs moving in seats - hose trick
Replies: 10
Views: 723

Re: Springs moving in seats - hose trick

I’m going to step in here and ask who made your springs? Some years ago I had to change a pair on a 2.8. The original diameter of the wire used to make the springs by Ford by my measurements was 13mm. I did this with a set of vernier calipers on a 2.8 my friend was breaking. Unbeknown to me when I f...
by ollyw
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Stolen!
Replies: 53
Views: 4712

Re: Stolen!

Now this is what I call a solution. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ey3XDc27RCw What a crying shame its no longer made. I'm watching this hither green burglary story with keen interest. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/04/16/vigilantes-planning-roadblock-stop-hither-green-burglars-funeral/ Olly W