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by Not_Anumber
Mon Jan 24, 2022 12:40 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Please make a donation if you use this forum regularly
Replies: 15
Views: 22636

Re: Please make a donation if you use this forum regularly

Just donated, forgot how long it was since i last contributed. Its important to keep the lights on.
by Not_Anumber
Sun Jan 16, 2022 4:58 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Moving drivers seat backwards
Replies: 30
Views: 4777

Re: Moving drivers seat backwards

Im thinking the Recaro seats just dont go quite as far back as other Capri seats. I remember when i moved from a 1.6GL to a 2.8i Special many years ago jobs such as removing the lower dash panel to access the relays seemed a bit trickier as the seat wouldnt shift as far out of the way. Mind you that...
by Not_Anumber
Fri Jan 14, 2022 4:51 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Waterproof Engine.....
Replies: 12
Views: 228

Re: Waterproof Engine.....

Id be worried someone would swap the HT leads around for a laugh.
by Not_Anumber
Wed Jan 05, 2022 4:38 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Door mirrors wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 238

Re: Door mirrors wanted

Martin is bound to have some
by Not_Anumber
Tue Jan 04, 2022 5:20 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Looking for information on MK1 seat restoration.
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Re: Looking for information on MK1 seat restoration.

You could ask for a recommendation from Crash and Burn over on the Capripower forum. He is in Oregon, previously California, and has tinkered with just about every aspect of his Capris. He has tracked down a number of useful stateside suppliers so could be a useful starting point.
by Not_Anumber
Mon Nov 29, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Most Expensive Capri ?
Replies: 25
Views: 700

Re: Most Expensive Capri ?

Its a highly desirable RS3100 but It always seems a pity when a car just becomes treated as a commodity artifact, bought with the sole intention of reselling it at a profit.
by Not_Anumber
Fri Nov 12, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Trouble Bleeding Brakes following MC Rebuild
Replies: 10
Views: 614

Re: Trouble Bleeding Brakes following MC Rebuild

Personally I would change the MC for a new, recon or good 2nd hand one rather than replace seals as i would be concerned about corrosion inside the cylinder wearing and tearing the new seals before they had even bedded in.
by Not_Anumber
Tue Nov 09, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Capri 2/3 Bonnet lip for sale
Replies: 9
Views: 608

Re: Capri 2/3 Bonnet lip for sale Getting lippy with it

Are you talking plastic lip cover or metal repair section ?
by Not_Anumber
Tue Nov 09, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: mk3 bonnet
Replies: 3
Views: 219

Re: mk3 bonnet

Try Caprigear if you are looking for 2nd unless someone else steps forward, give Martin a shout, Otherwise try CCI as they often have them. For new try Magnum Panels, they used to supply them to Tickover.
by Not_Anumber
Tue Nov 09, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: rear side window trims
Replies: 2
Views: 173

Re: rear side window trims

Im pretty sure the trims are the same. Its only the window glass and the internal parts & catch that are different. Always funny how Ford they went to the cost of offering opening rear windows on some specs but not others. I dont think it was even standard on S spec cars at one time.
by Not_Anumber
Tue Nov 09, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Trouble Bleeding Brakes following MC Rebuild
Replies: 10
Views: 614

Re: Trouble Bleeding Brakes following MC Rebuild

It sounds very much like my experience trying to bleed the brakes on my other old car. Though not a Capri it's from the same era with a very similar braking system layout. I'd had the master cylinder off the car for a year or so whilst I was working on the engine bay and wrongly just assumed this co...
by Not_Anumber
Thu Oct 21, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Capri hot start problem
Replies: 41
Views: 1159

Re: Capri hot start problem

Id really recommend swapping to the 32/36 Weber and relevant manifold that were standard on the 2.0 Have a word with Martin at Caprigear to see if he has any decent 2nd hand ones in stock and ask him about re jetting it for the 1.6 (it will work better than the VV with the 2.0 jets but will run at i...
by Not_Anumber
Thu Oct 14, 2021 12:44 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: M16 brake calipers
Replies: 6
Views: 266

Re: M16 brake calipers

i split one many years ago to better clean and paint it but couldn't ever get it to reseal correctly. At the time though second hand Ford calipers were remarkably cheap and easy to get hold of from a local scrappy so i didnt even try get as far as replacing the o ring which must have been the guilty...
by Not_Anumber
Tue Sep 28, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Loads of parts for sale! And a Shell!
Replies: 18
Views: 1445

Re: Loads of parts for sale! And a Shell!

Please could you ask him about the side windows. Is it the set of 4 with the back ones being openers ?
by Not_Anumber
Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: ESRT32 Radio Repair
Replies: 16
Views: 754

Re: ESRT32 Radio Repair

Just had a look at Tadpole's site. They are definitely at the top end of the market. A rebuilt Motorola 717T with DAB and Bluetooth comes out at a significant £ 1,902
by Not_Anumber
Mon Sep 20, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: My first capri, A-REG 2.0 S restoration
Replies: 182
Views: 55253

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

welcome back
by Not_Anumber
Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Dash top
Replies: 4
Views: 467

Re: Dash top

I tried one of the leather dash covers at first but then moved onto a CCI dash shell. IMHO it looks far better and makes a permanent repair of it.
by Not_Anumber
Fri Aug 13, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Passenger door mirror
Replies: 3
Views: 457

Re: Passenger door mirror

Martin at Caprigear has hem. I bought one a couple of years ago. I think they are plastic bodied now but look exactly as per OEM originals.
by Not_Anumber
Wed Aug 04, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Sportex Exhaust 2.8i
Replies: 18
Views: 929

Re: Sportex Exhaust 2.8i

When I got my 2.8 the Sportex exhaust on there insisted on knocking against just about every part of the underside that it possibly could. The previous owner was apologetic as he had just put it on and couldnt get it right. I actually sourced a standard original exhaust & cast manifolds but when...
by Not_Anumber
Wed Aug 04, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Newbe alert.
Replies: 20
Views: 921

Re: Newbe alert.

If it still has the original single barrel vv carb it may be worth replacing with a standard 32/36 Weber & manifold from a 2 litre. A cheap and cheerful upgrade which usefully narrows the performance gap.