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by Peter-S
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Starter motor strip down and refurb
Replies: 8
Views: 157

Re: Starter motor strip down and refurb

To be honest, for the work involved in trying to fix an old one I'd buy new and know that it was going to work OK.
by Peter-S
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Wanted: 2.8 V6 flywheel or starter ring
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Re: Wanted: 2.8 V6 flywheel or starter ring

Pretty sure you're sat on a flexplate worth a pretty penny there Peter! https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FORD-V6-2-8-C3-AUTOMATIC-FLEXPLATE-4-STUD-WITH-BOLTS-AND-SPACER-RARE-A4LD-/164421100143 I only paid £35 quid for mine last year :shock: Blimey Dan, that's more than I paid for the engine! Might need t...
by Peter-S
Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Wanted: 2.8 V6 flywheel or starter ring
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Re: Wanted: 2.8 V6 flywheel or starter ring

This is on the back of my spare engine. I take it to be from an auto but I assume the ring gear is the same - it looks it to me. DSC_0473.JPG It does look like it i know it has 138 teeth and flywheel location size is 10.5", is that ring welded to the flywheel? could just be the picture, The ring is...
by Peter-S
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Rear anti roll bar help
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: Rear anti roll bar help

The original bushes had a metal sleeve which needs to come out too. If you left it in the hole is probably a bit tight to get the new bushes in easily. The sleeve might be rusted in and need cutting out with a hacksaw - remove the blade put it in the sleeve and reattach to the saw handle. Go careful...
by Peter-S
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Wanted: 2.8 V6 flywheel or starter ring
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Re: Wanted: 2.8 V6 flywheel or starter ring

This is on the back of my spare engine. I take it to be from an auto but I assume the ring gear is the same - it looks it to me.
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by Peter-S
Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Must be spring
Replies: 8
Views: 162

Re: Must be spring

Jasonmarie wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:11 pm
Nice one Peter , but snow on its way for Easter Monday :lol:
That's what I said Jason, Spring! 😁
by Peter-S
Sat Apr 03, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Window channel felt
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Re: Window channel felt

Not sure what you mean by inner door skin but the black frame that the felt is in un bolts and lifts out of the door when it's open or there is Andy's way. The felt runs to the bottom of the door so there is a little free to pull up.
by Peter-S
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Must be spring
Replies: 8
Views: 162

Re: Must be spring

I always figured that parking next to the most expensive vehicle was prudent as they were the least likely to bash their door into my car......but that only works if the carpark is busy. When Im out in crapi I dont park it out of sight. Old classic Fords ( or certain parts thereof )are a good prize...
by Peter-S
Thu Apr 01, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Must be spring
Replies: 8
Views: 162

Must be spring

Although its still pretty cold and showing no signs of warming up I've put the 2.0 away and I'm slumming it in the 2.8 for the next few months :D
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by Peter-S
Tue Mar 30, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION
Replies: 10
Views: 386

Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Work looks as good as I remember from the past Paul. Is this one you are keeping?
by Peter-S
Mon Mar 29, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Knocking noise
Replies: 22
Views: 284

Re: Knocking noise

Before you get too deep into it, are you sure it's a mechanical clunk, and not a knock being generated by driveline shunt due to the engine faltering? I had something similar years back - turned out to be the coil breaking down. But if it is something like that, how come he's only getting it in low...
by Peter-S
Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Hello...lost laser making a comeback
Replies: 27
Views: 780

Re: Hello...lost laser making a comeback

Good to see a nice project and a Capri coming back. Takes me back a few years although I didn't have much welding fortunately.
Keep it coming :)
by Peter-S
Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Knocking noise
Replies: 22
Views: 284

Re: Knocking noise

Also one more question is anyone here sort of south London area / surrey ? It would be good to have a contact of someone with a capri that has a bit more knowledge than I do that can possibly help me in the future, I've got a few jobs id like to do on the car and it would be great if there's someon...
by Peter-S
Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: How to fit mk3 bumpers? (non standard Capri)
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: How to fit mk3 bumpers? (non standard Capri)

Just picked up a rear bumper local with end caps and brackets which has spurred me on to try and fit them to my Car (already have the front beam, indicators and now indicators looms). Problem is someone has smoothed off the front and rear end so its going to be a little trial and error. Problem 1: ...
by Peter-S
Thu Mar 25, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Newbeeeee .....engine size change 1.6 to2.0
Replies: 39
Views: 708

Re: Newbeeeee .....engine size change 1.6 to2.0

There are various excellent Capri manuals but yes, that is the Haynes you need, as per your link. I found this Haynes the other day which I think I'll need to invest in! https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sex-Haynes-Explains-by-Boris-Starling-9781785216534-Brand-New/352952395617?epid=19036427828&_trkparms=...
by Peter-S
Wed Mar 17, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: She loves the attention really!
Replies: 4
Views: 167

Re: She loves the attention really!

Well... We went back a while ago to collect the daily and I left the wife in the Capri while I went inside but after a while she came and found me. Seems that she got fed up with being gawped at after the third person came out of the workshop for a look and a reminisce! Wha....? All her old boyfrie...
by Peter-S
Wed Mar 17, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Covid Capri
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Re: Covid Capri

Bug wrote:
Tue Mar 16, 2021 2:49 pm
You need to get that shut line sorted on the passenger door. ;)
Do you think it notices then. Damn :lol:
by Peter-S
Tue Mar 16, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: She loves the attention really!
Replies: 4
Views: 167

She loves the attention really!

The daily was having a main dealer service today and as its about 12 miles away we take two cars and leave one with the garage. As I was booking it in a chap came by telling me he'd just been talking to my wife about the Capri. I bet she loved that I said. Not a fan then he asked. Well... We went ba...
by Peter-S
Tue Mar 16, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Covid Capri
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Covid Capri

So we had jab number 1 today which is good but also means I'm in a seniorish age group. Oh well.
Anyway, the daily is in for service so Capri number 1 is earning its keep today and took us to the vaccine centre. It was the only one there :lol:
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by Peter-S
Sun Mar 14, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: rear quarter window sealing
Replies: 29
Views: 545

Re: rear quarter window sealing

Just had a good look at it. On the other side, the vertical trim allows the horizontal trim to go up to the glass, on the passenger side the horizontal trim is overlapping the vertical trim hence why it cant go right up to the glass so i need to take the trim off, does it just price off? Here is a ...