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by rousecapri
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: new project(by rousecapri) this time its for myself
Replies: 59
Views: 16797

Re: new project(by rousecapri) this time its for myself

https://oimg.photobucket.com/albums/v492/rousecapri/IMG_20190409_115011708_zpsmaectocv.jpg https://oimg.photobucket.com/albums/v492/rousecapri/IMG_20190409_122843007_zpsaxovoflo.jpg https://oimg.photobucket.com/albums/v492/rousecapri/IMG_20190409_134804343_zpsaqtztqjh.jpg and so the m57 3lt straigh...
by rousecapri
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: diesel engine in a capri? discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1217

Re: diesel engine in a capri? discuss

I will start to post pictures up when I remember how to do it on here. The donor engine and box is out of the E46. I will be getting the immobilizer removed from the ECU, then getting it remapped (250bhp and 550nm) also there is a plug and play loom to get the m57 to run on the floor, this will then...
by rousecapri
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: diesel engine in a capri? discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1217

Re: diesel engine in a capri? discuss

Yes I have the donor vehicle already.
by rousecapri
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: diesel engine in a capri? discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1217

Re: diesel engine in a capri? discuss

The engine is going to be no further forward than the Essex that was in there. It's 40kg heavier but the gear box and bell housing is lighter than the four speed that was behind the Essex.
by rousecapri
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: diesel engine in a capri? discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1217

Re: diesel engine in a capri? discuss

The BMW m57 3lt
by rousecapri
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: diesel engine in a capri? discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1217

Re: diesel engine in a capri? discuss

It was :). She will still be a 3lt :)
by rousecapri
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: diesel engine in a capri? discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1217

Re: diesel engine in a capri? discuss

Easy 250bhp with 550nm+ with 40+mpg. You know it makes sense
by rousecapri
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: new project(by rousecapri) this time its for myself
Replies: 59
Views: 16797

Re: new project(by rousecapri) this time its for myself

am re-starting my rebuild. but she isn't getting the 3.1 swaymar Essex any more. I have recently sold all of my Essex stuff. am going down a completely different route. some might not like it. its not a v8,v10,v12, its not an electric motor or even steam powered. :) all will be revealed soon :) but ...
by rousecapri
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: diesel engine in a capri? discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1217

diesel engine in a capri? discuss

as title says. modern diesel lump in a capri yes or no?
by rousecapri
Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: V6 Essex swaymar parts
Replies: 1
Views: 398

Re: V6 Essex swaymar parts

The swaymar bits fetched 2.3k am one happy bunny
by rousecapri
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Swaymar Essex bits.
Replies: 3
Views: 454

Re: Swaymar Essex bits.

They are doing well on eBay.
by rousecapri
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: V6 Essex swaymar parts
Replies: 1
Views: 398

V6 Essex swaymar parts

I have just put my swaymar Essex bits on eBay. Search V6 Essex swaymar and you will see them. :( Don't want to sell them but I need the money for my project .
by rousecapri
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Swaymar Essex bits.
Replies: 3
Views: 454

Re: Swaymar Essex bits.

Have listed a load of Essex bits on eBay. Search V6 Essex swaymar.
by rousecapri
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: new project(by rousecapri) this time its for myself
Replies: 59
Views: 16797

Re: new project(by rousecapri) this time its for myself

Thank you. She's been suffering from seizures.
by rousecapri
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: new project(by rousecapri) this time its for myself
Replies: 59
Views: 16797

Re: new project(by rousecapri) this time its for myself

Still not done much to her. Been looking after the misses who has been ill :( going to have a change of plan with her. The swaymar Essex won't be fitted (will be sold) I have plans for another engine to be used. One that hasn't been fitted to a Capri before. :)
by rousecapri
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Swaymar Essex bits.
Replies: 3
Views: 454

Swaymar Essex bits.

What's the going rate for swaymar Essex bits? I have been away from capris for a few years. I have a 3.1 swaymar tuned Essex. Has stage three heads, Vernier cam gear, holley 390 with swaymar inlet. Wills ringed block, Bosch dizzy , swaymar cam . Looking at selling the lot to pay for another engine (...
by rousecapri
Thu Feb 05, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 1982 laser? on ebay 1000 miles from new
Replies: 29
Views: 3585

Re: 1982 laser? on ebay 1000 miles from new

i thought lasers were made from november 1984
by rousecapri
Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:52 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 1982 laser? on ebay 1000 miles from new
Replies: 29
Views: 3585

1982 laser? on ebay 1000 miles from new

ebay item number 251817144022

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251817144022? ... 26_rdc%3D1
by rousecapri
Sat May 10, 2014 9:33 am
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Not a Capri or anything to do with one but....
Replies: 5
Views: 924

Re: Not a Capri or anything to do with one but....

its tax exempt as there are no emissions :)