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by snizeldelabmx
Tue Jan 05, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Pinto EFI 2.1 rebuild
Replies: 0
Views: 238

Pinto EFI 2.1 rebuild

Hello, After nearly two years having the car just sitting with no engine, I finally (maybe thanks to the lockdowns) managed to finish my engine. Here I atach a video that I mounted with loads of pictures. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQl2te_zXzo Its is a Pinto 2.1 EFI with kent cams FR34,saab iny...
by snizeldelabmx
Sun Dec 22, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Pinto with V6 xmember
Replies: 0
Views: 7738

Pinto with V6 xmember

Hi guys, Any of you have a pinto with a V6 Power steering xmember? What do you do with the mount in the steering side, as It has diferent inclination? https://i.postimg.cc/0z5zkyrt/IMG-20191221-192458.jpg I bought the capri with this setup, but im fitting a rebuilt new pinto that im finishing and wh...
by snizeldelabmx
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: wanted 2.0 5 speed propshaft
Replies: 1
Views: 700

wanted 2.0 5 speed propshaft

Hello,

I need a 2.0 mk3 5 speed original propshaft.
If someone has any to sell, please let me know.

thank you.

Sam
by snizeldelabmx
Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: horrible vibration
Replies: 21
Views: 4743

Re: horrible vibration

Thank you for your answer Wayne. I can see. I bought the car 7 years ago in an abandoned state. Ive restored every single bolt and nut and it runs great, but that damn vibration is driving me mad. As the previous owner told me, crap conv. swaped the pinto for and EFI, and fitted powersteering. So, i...
by snizeldelabmx
Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: horrible vibration
Replies: 21
Views: 4743

Re: horrible vibration

Hello guys. Im back working on the capri and ive retaken the vibration problem. Ive realized that the propsahft that is on my capri, is the CV centre joint one, that I have red that they belong to the 2.8 v6. As mine is a 2.0 pinto, it seems to me that the yoke, isnt going in far enough in the gearb...
by snizeldelabmx
Thu Mar 24, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: horrible vibration
Replies: 21
Views: 4743

Re: horrible vibration

Thank ypu for ypur replys. Mc tool, I checked the exhaust system and it doesnt touch. That was changed too, to a sportex system, and it vibrated with both original and sportex. Swishy, thats quite interesting, I did have to machine the drums once because they didnt pass MOT. I think I will change sh...
by snizeldelabmx
Sat Mar 19, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: horrible vibration
Replies: 21
Views: 4743

Re: horrible vibration

Thank you for your answer john. Im very happy with the prop, its taken all the vibration fron 30mph to 80 that i had. About the tyres, I agree, and specially in this profile not using much the car, they deform quickly. But ive tryed 3 diferent set of wheels, 1 set original 13x6 rs wheels, 1 set of r...
by snizeldelabmx
Fri Mar 18, 2016 12:27 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: horrible vibration
Replies: 21
Views: 4743

Re: horrible vibration

Hello again guys I had the propshaft balanced. it was a little unbalanced, they did a great job. I picked it up today and fitted it. But.... The vibrations I had from aprox 50 to 80 mph have dissapeard. from 0 to 80 smoothe as a new car. But suddently I hit 80 and the huge vibration is still there :...
by snizeldelabmx
Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:32 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: horrible vibration
Replies: 21
Views: 4743

Re: horrible vibration

Hi Matt thank you for your answer. Yes the vibration was happening from the very first day I bought the car. I wish I had two capris :D :D . In my avatar its a Capri cabaret second edition thats why i have the II hehehe. But yes, Im going to get a measurement dial and test the halfshafts see if mayb...
by snizeldelabmx
Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:54 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: horrible vibration
Replies: 21
Views: 4743

Re: horrible vibration

Hi andrew thank you fpr your answer.
All that has been changed, more than half the car is new and still the same vibration.
I tryed 3 diferent wheel and tyre set. :|
by snizeldelabmx
Mon Feb 29, 2016 1:00 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: horrible vibration
Replies: 21
Views: 4743

horrible vibration

Hello. I have a nasty vibration in my capri since I bought it 6 years ago. I have been restoring ot since then, with not so much driving, but now that Im finishing it I cant get rid of this vibration. When I first bought it, it started vibrating very bad at 70mph aprox. under that speed ist not that...
by snizeldelabmx
Mon Feb 29, 2016 12:46 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Axle internal swap?
Replies: 16
Views: 2951

Re: Axle internal swap?

I had the same problem, 1,6 axle 2,0 engine ans wrong speed dialing. I got a 1,6 speedo gear from burtons, and solved the problem.
by snizeldelabmx
Fri Jul 10, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: power steering
Replies: 9
Views: 1672

Re: power steering

Thanks guys, Yes the car is a RHD, and it had a power steering conversion done by the previous ower. Yesterday I opened up the rack, and its quite badly worn. The bearings that go in the pinion have plenty of playe due to the worn shaft. I spoke to http://www.steering-racks.co.uk/spares/ but they ne...
by snizeldelabmx
Thu Jul 09, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: power steering
Replies: 9
Views: 1672

Re: power steering

Hello Andrew, Tickover sayed they need the old one. I am waiting the reply from CCI. Thank you, The shipping costs me arround 50 euros, and to get 70 punds off, I prefer keeping it as a spare, although they couldnt fix it, they left the new gaiters, and seals. An other thing that is going through my...
by snizeldelabmx
Wed Jul 08, 2015 12:51 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: power steering
Replies: 9
Views: 1672

power steering

Hello, I recently broke my steering rack, I sent it to repair (to several places) but there is nothing to do they sayed. Does someone know where can I get a new one or where can I get a refurbished one? I would like a place that doesnt demand my old unit, as I am in spain and the shipping to send th...
by snizeldelabmx
Fri May 29, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: wanted 5 speed propshaft
Replies: 1
Views: 530

wanted 5 speed propshaft

Hello,

I need a 5 speed propshadt for a 5 speed conversion, its a std type 9 gearbox

Thank you!
by snizeldelabmx
Fri Apr 03, 2015 12:01 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Power steering failure
Replies: 10
Views: 2090

Re: Power steering failure

Tamworthbay wrote:
Fordoholic Nick wrote:
peers.dupp wrote:There's a full guide on stripping down the power steering rack
What's "power steering" ? :)
Its something us pinto peasants will never experience.............
Mines a pinto :xd: :xd: :xd:
by snizeldelabmx
Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:18 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Rear end "twisting" under acceleration *SOLVED*
Replies: 14
Views: 2475

Re: Rear end "twisting" under acceleration

well... english isnt my first language, so see how I explain this. The lowering kit I bought, the blocks, they have a small cilindre at the top that goes in the hole of the axle, but they come with a cone shape washer that goes over the cilindric thing and it is suposed to all fitt ok with the real ...
by snizeldelabmx
Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:57 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Rear end "twisting" under acceleration *SOLVED*
Replies: 14
Views: 2475

Re: Rear end "twisting" under acceleration

Same thing happened to me in my 2.0

I fitted a lowering kit, and somehow the washers fell of, and my axle twisted too.

I agree with BUG. Its a problem in the union between axle and leafsprings.
by snizeldelabmx
Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:43 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: My cabaret 2
Replies: 4
Views: 1538

Re: My cabaret 2

yes lots of lovely roads down here, and nice tracks. It is currently a pinto EFI all standard. Im building and other engine EFI too, so far I have the head done, with a sport inyecction kent cam kit. Now Im with the bottom end, nothing too serious, Ill fit new piston rings and seals, new inyectors, ...