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by nigecapri
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Dog Friendly Capri
Replies: 15
Views: 189

Re: Dog Friendly Capri

8-)
by nigecapri
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Coilpack location?
Replies: 5
Views: 603

Re: Coilpack location?

Scrapper old fiesta leads on mine reach right across to near the washer bottle. Possibly also focus??
by nigecapri
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: What are these holes for? What size bolt?
Replies: 11
Views: 634

Re: What are these holes for? What size bolt?

Those holes are for mounting a SUPERCHARGER BRACKET :D
I put my coil-pack on the inner wing just next to the washer bottle & run the HT's along under the strut brace, less heat & vibration & keeps the engine tidier.
by nigecapri
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 2S or laser
Replies: 8
Views: 284

Re: 2S or laser

That's a cute car no doubt. I had a champagne gold 1.6LS until some geezer T-Boned the nearside when I was off out dancing :-( Factory auto which you might expect down under with a 2.8 battery tray to suit that system. Radio is one of the original models available. Dashboard is cracked but who gives...
by nigecapri
Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Clutch cable
Replies: 30
Views: 594

Re: Clutch cable

It could just be a camera lens effect but the clutch arm doesn't look to be sitting flush with the release bearing in the top photo - going along the lines of Peter's post. There are also at least three different Capri release bearings (front-to-back dimension,) all of which will fit in there but gi...
by nigecapri
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Insurance Value
Replies: 32
Views: 675

Re: Insurance Value

Welcome to the forum.
The drivers mirror is bigger because it has the adjuster mechanism inside.
by nigecapri
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Rear Axle
Replies: 7
Views: 1073

Re: Rear Axle

Don't scrap the old axle, there are people interested in them for refurb ! !
by nigecapri
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Garrett T3 in Scotland
Replies: 0
Views: 305

Garrett T3 in Scotland

Chap on one of my FB Groups has a turbo on sale.

"Turbo technics Garrett T3
Possibly from Sierra cosworth or rs turbo or turbo technics capri
Decent condition
Sat for a while since rebuild
Regularly lubricated"

£200

Martyn Whiteside
by nigecapri
Mon Apr 13, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: mot extensions
Replies: 10
Views: 702

Re: mot extensions

tests are indeed suspended for six months: It would be stupid to suspend all MOT tests for 6 months because there wouldn't be the capacity at the end of suspension for everyone who's test had run out (half of cars over 3 years old ) to get a test straight away. I read the initial report as that the...
by nigecapri
Thu Mar 05, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: When did the "S" become a Laser?
Replies: 23
Views: 5495

Re: When did the "S" become a Laser?

I used to have a book on Capris that iirc said that the S suspension was very slightly uprated from standard pinto specs. I lent the book to the guy I got the black S from & he lost it - or his wifey binned it. Not in any way biased here but the S in black was/is always the best for bodywork. When a...
by nigecapri
Thu Mar 05, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: How do we make an all electric capri
Replies: 82
Views: 13008

Re: How do we make an all electric capri

Mc Tool wrote:
Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:06 pm
How far did the cork fly, I mean, after all that time and medication I would expect that cork to punch a neat hole in a tin fence
The potential for ricochet was minimalised by the downward trajectory into, and the momentum-absorption of, the preliminary cowpat.
Splatter-Pop-Splatter sums it up.
by nigecapri
Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: How do we make an all electric capri
Replies: 82
Views: 13008

Re: How do we make an all electric capri

Anyone building a Tesla Capri then???
Be good fun.
by nigecapri
Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: How do we make an all electric capri
Replies: 82
Views: 13008

Re: How do we make an all electric capri

No pressure build-up but definite environmental impact upon the environs of my back garden. She probably picked it up when out walking on the saturday night ( no wine corks here ) before new year & decided it tasted good so down it went. Wouldn't eat or drink on sunday/monday & anything attempted wa...
by nigecapri
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: How do we make an all electric capri
Replies: 82
Views: 13008

Re: How do we make an all electric capri

My thoughts: Most leccy cars will likely not be sold via a dealership so no transport costs, buy online & either collect in person or have the car deliver itself to your door. In around five years, maybe four, there will be autonomous cars everywhere which will take themselves to the nearest availab...
by nigecapri
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: mk 1 bonnett
Replies: 10
Views: 1048

Re: mk 1 bonnett

Most engines will fit in a standard mk3 with the standard mk3 bonnet, Rover v8, Ford v6, Cosworths etc.
by nigecapri
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Axle location kit help
Replies: 45
Views: 4213

Re: Axle location kit help

Anyway, back to the nitty-gritty of the subject in question; I have occasionally considered the fine line between grip and no grip, traction and wheelspin. A mixture of how soft the tyre rubber is, tread pattern, tarmac surface, rotational & lateral forces...… and also the forces due to gravity and ...
by nigecapri
Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Ford capri 2litre Laser 59000 miles for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 2678

Re: Ford capri 2litre Laser 59000 miles for sale

Looking through the online agents' adverts recently I noticed there were lots of trade dealers advertising tidy cars at what I consider to be higher than expected prices, this is in comparison to the number of private sellers. I suspect that the trade has cottoned on to the potential for Capris to m...
by nigecapri
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Axle location kit help
Replies: 45
Views: 4213

Re: Axle location kit help

Good point there Martin. I've only used the A-Frame on my cars. Even with single leaves on a Mk3 the axle can move an inch or more. I had a nice black mark on my exhaust where the body would move to the left on hard right cornering & the tyre would catch the pipe. It took a while to find the source ...
by nigecapri
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Axle location kit help
Replies: 45
Views: 4213

Re: Axle location kit help

Aye Dave but you would be pushing to the limit & beyond on every corner eh... Owners have fitted location kits on multi-leaves with good effect, it just needs longer clamp-plate bolts & setting up right. They do suit singles much better. I use an A-Frame. It WILL reduce the tendency for the back axl...
by nigecapri
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Spring rates
Replies: 10
Views: 1152

Re: Spring rates

Agree with 340truck's post here. I have an A-Frame on mine, always have on my Capris. It is THE best modification by far before anything else, the car will handle better & thus be able to corner faster. I recall reading somewhere that the Pinto 'S' models had uprated front springs @ 130lbs - Possibl...