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by Synn
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Fan Belt size
Replies: 18
Views: 1138

Re: Fan Belt size

:D don't nobody buy synn's car , "full service history" an all that :lol: . The whole essence of classic car motoring/ownership is that you become at least moderately intimate with the car ( or whatever you think you look cool in ...truck ,bus , motorbike :cool: ) and checking the fan belt is right...
by Synn
Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Fan Belt size
Replies: 18
Views: 1138

Re: Fan Belt size

A pair of woman’s tights would have got you home :lol: glad you got a belt to be fair bailers twine was an option... wasn't a thought on my mind though after losing light and not actually knowing why i was bellowing steam from the expansion tank. But yeah new belt is now on and she is home where sh...
by Synn
Mon Dec 23, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Fan Belt size
Replies: 18
Views: 1138

Re: Fan Belt size

Incorrect...I put an 875mm on. I did buy an 865mm at the same time,because the old V-belt had 875mm on,but I couldn't tighten it up,as the adjustment bar was at it's limit. The 865mm is in the boot. Although is suitable thanks I've managed to find one i just need to get back to the car now to fit i...
by Synn
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Fan Belt size
Replies: 18
Views: 1138

Re: Fan Belt size

Do a search for Gates Fan belts Here's a couple of links, just double check the details before you dive in, generally its the width & length that covers what you need. https://www.burtonpower.com/alternator-belt-ford-sohc-pinto-rs2000-capri-granada-mk1-6263mc.html https://www.ebay.co.uk/b/Belts/180...
by Synn
Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Fan Belt size
Replies: 18
Views: 1138

Fan Belt size

Hi guys, My fan belt snapped saturday night, i'm rushing to get another one while places are still open what size do i need? the one thats on it says 863 or something, hard to tell from whats on the back, everywhere is giving me the BS answer of "we don't stock for a capri" its a 1.6 pinto This is t...
by Synn
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Heater
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Re: Heater

ah awesome thanks guys, hopefully it'll be a fairly simple fix by the sound of it, I do get the odd bit of heat, when i say heat i mean it feels like someone just coughed into the vent, but hopefully that means its actually still producing heat and its just the flaps.. I will try and get out there a...
by Synn
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Heater
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Heater

Hey guys it's been a while, Does anyone know what part of the heater (this may sound dumb) actually creates the heat, mine seems to have just stopped getting hot, I still have air flow etc just no heat, and after finding a tiny leak with all this rain I could do with some heat in there to help dry i...
by Synn
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 1.6 fuel tank size?
Replies: 9
Views: 784

Re: 1.6 fuel tank size?

Both have mine have always been the same - brim the tank and it will stay saying full for about 150-200 miles at least when it drops to halfway, then after another 20-50 odd drops down to around 1/4 I've just accepted the gauge is shit :lol: Oh i totally accept that it's a shit gauge haha but in th...
by Synn
Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Optimistic!
Replies: 19
Views: 1830

Re: Optimistic!

i think were less rust spots on the rat bastard when I bought it!
by Synn
Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 1.6 fuel tank size?
Replies: 9
Views: 784

Re: 1.6 fuel tank size?

I had that recently in my 2.8 and it's had new tank and new sender unit. Gauge showed just over 1/4 tank, put £30 (24 litres) in and it went above the full mark :? Did 135 miles (inc some urban driving) and it was back to just over 1/4 tank. From there I put in 26 litres for our last Haynes meet, a...
by Synn
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 1.6 fuel tank size?
Replies: 9
Views: 784

Re: 1.6 fuel tank size?

awesome thank you thats what i thought, definitely seems weird to have jumped as much as it did then
by Synn
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 1.6 fuel tank size?
Replies: 9
Views: 784

1.6 fuel tank size?

I've just noticed something really strange that i've never noticed before, this could be linked to my dodgy temp gauge. But after recently throwing £30 worth of fuel in I've randomly noticed I have almost a full tank, luckily I took note of how many litres I put in (was about 25) it jumped out at me...
by Synn
Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Temp gauge issue
Replies: 6
Views: 551

Re: Temp gauge issue

actually thinking about after you guys have said that.. it might be worth a check tomorrow before I head out (for the engine side) my oil breather had come off before my last MOT and i've only really noticed it since around that time... will check that tomorrow morning before we head out
by Synn
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Temp gauge issue
Replies: 6
Views: 551

Re: Temp gauge issue

that's good to know, I've plenty of solder etc so if it does come to that I'm hopefully prepared for it
by Synn
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: 1984 Capri 1.6 LS
Replies: 6
Views: 1257

Re: 1984 Capri 1.6 LS

D366Y wrote:
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:00 pm
Great to see another one being saved!
Keep us updated on the progress :cheers:
It saved me so it's only right i return the favour.... just have to keep telling myself I can't afford to take on another project at the same time... will definitely keep the updates rolling in
by Synn
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Temp gauge issue
Replies: 6
Views: 551

Re: Temp gauge issue

The gauge is just fixed to the cluster unit/PCB by two small nuts, which also are also the electrical connections. Martin at Caprigear will have a new gauge. If, as you say, the fuel is working normally that suggests the voltage regulator is OK so I`d just give a final check to the connection to th...
by Synn
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Little car show in mount edgcombe near plymouth
Replies: 5
Views: 1680

Re: Little car show in mount edgcombe near plymouth

I missed it this year, somehow totally lost track of when it was, we usually head over to check everything out... always a fun day and good turn out
by Synn
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: 1984 Capri 1.6 LS
Replies: 6
Views: 1257

Re: 1984 Capri 1.6 LS

Well done for owning and improving this car. Which part of Kent are you in, Im only wondering as there's the Capri 50 th coming up on 1st September in Dunton just over the bridge. Could be a good day out for you and your daughter to see a huge number of Capris. I'm far from Kent I'm afraid, way dow...
by Synn
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Temp gauge issue
Replies: 6
Views: 551

Temp gauge issue

I've noticed recently that my temperature gauge has stopped working. I have had the dash out to work on the dash lights so I have a feeling i may have knocked/damaged it. It seems like the needle doesn't want to move at all. Just wondering how easy it is to replace/repair the clock? the rest of the ...
by Synn
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: 1984 Capri 1.6 LS
Replies: 6
Views: 1257

Re: Capri 1.6 LS

Welcome aboard :D Obviously you already know you have come to the right place! Well done for keeping another on the road :) Thanks Peter, it definitely is, I've already found answers to most issues I've encountered so far by just scanning the forum. She's been a huge job to keep going, but it was d...