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by sierra3dr
Sat Dec 26, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Gift from Pinto Nick .........
Replies: 8
Views: 454

Re: Gift from Pinto Nick .........

:lol: Are you a HGV driver,in case you might get stranded in Dover? :D
by sierra3dr
Fri Dec 25, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 2.8i wiring diagram
Replies: 1
Views: 218

Re: 2.8i wiring diagram

Is there a huge difference to the wiring diagrams of other engines? The only difference I surmise,is the K-jet wiring.
capri wiring.jpg
K-jet wiring
https://www.ford-capri.ch/start-d/foto- ... c-l-5.html
by sierra3dr
Sun Nov 15, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Worrying times ahead...
Replies: 14
Views: 784

Re: Worrying times ahead...

But the news report is stating the ban on FF vehicle sales. It's not saying FF is not going exist. Petrol will be around for decades
by sierra3dr
Sat Nov 14, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Coil Connector
Replies: 4
Views: 382

Re: Coil Connector

There's usually one green wire involved. How come there's two?
by sierra3dr
Sat Nov 14, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Spark plugs
Replies: 5
Views: 431

Re: Spark plugs

Looks sound to me,just a tad rich
by sierra3dr
Sat Nov 14, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Are speed cameras safe?
Replies: 24
Views: 1351

Re: Are speed cameras safe?

Speed limits are there to keep everyone safe. There are those who can drive at higher speeds with good concentration and forward observation. On the otherhand,there are motorists who don't have such strong qualities for higher speeds. DVLA are not going to pick and choose which drivers are allowed a...
by sierra3dr
Sat Nov 14, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Bar b qued pork shoulder
Replies: 4
Views: 307

Re: Bar b qued pork shoulder

Jasonmarie wrote:
Sat Nov 14, 2020 1:45 pm
All is there a vegetarian option ? :lol:
That does make me want to become a vegetarian...yuuuuk...I avoid eating pig if I can. Is there such thing as a secular vegetarian? :mrgreen:
by sierra3dr
Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Am I A Robot ?
Replies: 12
Views: 625

Re: Am I A Robot ?

You could be a humanoid
by sierra3dr
Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: My 1983 1.6 Cabaret for sale(angry)
Replies: 10
Views: 1341

Re: My 1983 1.6 Cabaret for sale(angry)

I had it jet washed and here is a photo of the underside
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmVH0OjIg5M
by sierra3dr
Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: My 1983 1.6 Cabaret for sale(angry)
Replies: 10
Views: 1341

Re: My 1983 1.6 Cabaret for sale(angry)

I'm not too keen on the Youtube video quality after I've downloaded it.
by sierra3dr
Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: My 1983 1.6 Cabaret for sale(angry)
Replies: 10
Views: 1341

Re: My 1983 1.6 Cabaret for sale(angry)

Major_Tom wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 7:16 pm
What is it that falls onto the floor at 1:33? Sounds just like cassette butI can't make it out
It's the model of the capri,stuck on the dash with gaffer
by sierra3dr
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 1983 ford capri 1.6 L
Replies: 11
Views: 3377

Re: 1983 ford capri 1.6 L

Superb result. It can be quite demanding when other matters take priority
by sierra3dr
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: My 1983 1.6 Cabaret for sale(angry)
Replies: 10
Views: 1341

Re: My 1983 1.6 Cabaret for sale(angry)

I'm certain it won't pass the next MOT. I'm best putting the video for public view. I've just done a video,it didn't come out correctly
by sierra3dr
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Valve clearance (again)
Replies: 16
Views: 988

Re: Valve clearance (again)

Major_Tom wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:23 pm
sierra3dr wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:11 am
aaah,but the question is,were the locking nuts locked up from your last adjustment? :D I thought I was the only scatterbrain :mrgreen:
Well the forum has to have a couple of scatterbrains in order to fulfil its diversity quotient.
:mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by sierra3dr
Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Valve clearance (again)
Replies: 16
Views: 988

Re: Valve clearance (again)

Major_Tom wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:27 pm
...so I whipped off the rocker cover again to check I had done the locking nuts up as I am a scatterbrain...
aaah,but the question is,were the locking nuts locked up from your last adjustment? :D I thought I was the only scatterbrain :mrgreen:
by sierra3dr
Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: My 1983 1.6 Cabaret for sale(angry)
Replies: 10
Views: 1341

My 1983 1.6 Cabaret for sale(angry)

:evil: Due to my lockup going to be demolished,I'm having to sell my Capri. I've only just bought it last year. It has an MOT until January 2021. £3700 OVNO. When I had bought it,and driven back home,the radiator burst open. So it now has a new radiator. With it being an automatic,the OE rad was a t...
by sierra3dr
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Accumulator
Replies: 6
Views: 765

Re: Accumulator

Use a pipe flaring tool. Or,leave the accumulator off,it's just a fuel dampener. Not exactly. It does indeed dampen out fluctuations caused by the pump. It's other function is to maintain pressure in the fuel system when the engine stops. Without this, the pressure dissipates, meaning it is very di...
by sierra3dr
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Accumulator
Replies: 6
Views: 765

Re: Accumulator

Use a pipe flaring tool. Or,leave the accumulator off,it's just a fuel dampener.