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by tazla
Mon Nov 22, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Trouble Bleeding Brakes following MC Rebuild
Replies: 10
Views: 485

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: 529

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: 529

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: 529

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: 71932

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: 71932

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: 71932

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: 536

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: 71932

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: 71932

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: 71932

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: 71932

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: 2253

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: 54159

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
by tazla
Tue May 12, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: RGA Front Spoiler on
Replies: 6
Views: 1967

Re: RGA Front Spoiler on

That looks great !
by tazla
Mon May 11, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto
Replies: 250
Views: 71932

Re: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto

Rear bumper finished and back on https://i.postimg.cc/TwHNgDwX/20200509-111952.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/3N4SBx40/20200509-174529.jpg mirrors back on.door handles too new gasket due to a slight leak https://i.postimg.cc/v8Cbd1vj/20200509-174545.jpg .next job is front bumper.rocker covers powder coate...
by tazla
Mon May 11, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Drivers side sunvisor
Replies: 2
Views: 768

Re: Drivers side sunvisor

Hi paul a cream one will do as the one i have is cream and i painted it ages ago its lost its shape and gets full of air i have to push the air out of it as it bugs me
by tazla
Sat May 09, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Drivers side sunvisor
Replies: 2
Views: 768

Drivers side sunvisor

Hi im wanting the drivers side sunvisor please if anyone has one.preferably black.thanks mel
by tazla
Tue May 05, 2020 5:51 am
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto
Replies: 250
Views: 71932

Re: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto

Thanks jason.im just glad ive got the car to play with .and im sorting the jobs i keep leaving for a rainy day.its going to take me all week to sort this lot out then the front bumpers coming off,and hopefully the powder coaters might be open as since i restored the car ive wanted the rocker covers ...
by tazla
Mon May 04, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto
Replies: 250
Views: 71932

Re: Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto

Haha .ive been bored recently so i thought id spruce the door handles up,then thought sod it il do the mirrors . https://i.postimg.cc/28Jb7MTB/20200503-175656.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/FKXY2SMr/20200503-154550.jpg been into the garage tonight to put a few coats of satin black on the other handle and ...