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by tazla
Wed Jul 27, 2022 4:58 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Valvoline VR1 is the dogs bollocks
Replies: 27
Views: 799

Re: Valvoline VR1 is the dogs bollocks

Ive got valvoline in my essex and its been great .im going to change the oil and filter this week and thought id change to millers just to see if theres any difference .il let all know if owts different
by tazla
Mon Jul 25, 2022 4:29 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Brake line colour
Replies: 23
Views: 672

Re: Brake line colour

I used lawn green aerosol on one of my cars perfect match for the lighter green pipes.cant for the life of me remember where i got it from
by tazla
Thu Jul 21, 2022 4:21 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Steel timing gear noise
Replies: 18
Views: 549

Re: Steel timing gear noise

I fitted a steel one a while ago .did my head in !
So i changed to alloy top and bottom .i can still hear it but no where near as the steel one
by tazla
Mon Jan 24, 2022 9:05 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: capri ghia wheel tyre sizes
Replies: 13
Views: 1030

Re: capri ghia wheel tyre sizes

Mine are 185 60 13,s i like em ,cheap and cheerfull.i cant remember how much i paid for them.i dont do much mileage so thought theyle do
by tazla
Mon Jan 24, 2022 9:00 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: capri ghia wheel tyre sizes
Replies: 13
Views: 1030

Re: capri ghia wheel tyre sizes

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by tazla
Tue Jan 04, 2022 8:53 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Signal Amber Mk2 2.0S
Replies: 12
Views: 1456

Re: Signal Amber Mk2 2.0S

Lovely that ! Makes me want a set of new wheels .and put my spots back on
by tazla
Mon Nov 22, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Trouble Bleeding Brakes following MC Rebuild
Replies: 10
Views: 1110

Re: Trouble Bleeding Brakes following MC Rebuild

I changed the seals on mine and it didnt work i then sent it off and they resleeved it and its now fixed and works a treat
by tazla
Mon Oct 04, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Fuel issue
Replies: 14
Views: 1246

Re: Fuel issue

Haha i honestly thought by pumping the pedal it would get the petrol up from the tank .ffs ive always done this since i had the car lol.
by tazla
Mon Oct 04, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Fuel issue
Replies: 14
Views: 1246

Re: Fuel issue

I have an essex engine in my car and it has a manual fuel pump. If i leave the car for say 3 weeks it wont start straight away.i have to pump the pedal at least 15 times to get the fuel up .so if it is left for that long i dont even turn it over until ive pumped it. If i start it up within 3 days it...
by tazla
Mon Oct 04, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Fuel issue
Replies: 14
Views: 1246

Re: Fuel issue

I have an essex engine in my car and it has a manual fuel pump. If i leave the car for say 3 weeks it wont start straight away.i have to pump the pedal at least 15 times to get the fuel up .so if it is left for that long i dont even turn it over until ive pumped it. If i start it up within 3 days it...
by tazla
Sun Sep 19, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto
Replies: 250
Views: 80740

Re: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto

Thanks andrew.shes booked in for a few stonechips and a bubble 7 inches up the door .bit of a strange place but il get it sorted.then il be happy
by tazla
Sun Sep 19, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto
Replies: 250
Views: 80740

Re: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto

All back together and job done .so nice and clean underside for a while.probably wait for anothe 4 years of $hit off the roads then do it all again :poke: A few of the car with a quick t cut and polish https://i.postimg.cc/d32RYBBL/20210625_153628.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/j206m9yp/20210625_153637.jp...
by tazla
Sun Sep 19, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto
Replies: 250
Views: 80740

Re: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto

Well its been a while.and ive forgot to update the brake bleeding fiasco..so i took all front suspension ,roll bar etc off cleaned it up ,made new brake pipes .shoved it all back on no brakes.master cylinder refurb still no brakes.so i clamped off side flexi hose still no brakes.clamped nearside ,br...
by tazla
Mon May 17, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: 2.8 Capri
Replies: 1
Views: 829

Re: 2.8 Capri

Nice job your doing there.theres nothing better than refurbing and restoring etc.once i start messing with the capri nothing else comes close haha. Keep up the good work :D
by tazla
Thu May 13, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto
Replies: 250
Views: 80740

Re: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto

Cheers .well the new seals for the brake master cylinder turned up and fitted.shoved back on .and no pedal when bleeding.its not worked! I phoned a mechanic friend and he said you dozy git my cousin refurbs em.so a quick call and he said they bore it out and put an alloy sleeve in and replace everyt...
by tazla
Tue May 11, 2021 9:24 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto
Replies: 250
Views: 80740

Re: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto

Thanks jason.its a great place for a blast about until you get stuck behind a tractor haha.il have done 4 years in march.but then im moving back up north .homesick!
by tazla
Mon May 10, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto
Replies: 250
Views: 80740

Re: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto

Oh and sorted the wiring out to the tank as looked crap with masking tape as in the pic.new fittings and heat shrinkin put on .
by tazla
Mon May 10, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto
Replies: 250
Views: 80740

Re: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto

Eyup .its been a while.thought id have a little tidy up of the underside ,all suspension ,roll bars ,fuel tank off and back on,.ive tidied all front and back suspension .the last thing to do was bleed the brakes and guess what the bloody brake master cylinder is goosed.so ive stripped it down and im...
by tazla
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: It's all in the detail
Replies: 23
Views: 2786

Re: It's all in the detail

That is really nice i bet your well chuffed.ive been contemplating this but my car is stardust silver and im not sure if it would make a difference as its sort of shiny as is .anyone had a detail on a clear over base colour before
by tazla
Thu Aug 27, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: My first capri, A-REG 2.0 S restoration
Replies: 182
Views: 60771

Re: My first capri, A-REG 2.0 S restoration

Hi just read the full thread and well done ! Your doing a great job.enjoy :D