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by Lord Flasheart
Mon Jan 03, 2022 9:39 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Automatic transmission issue
Replies: 12
Views: 338

Re: Automatic transmission issue

The C3 is a pretty robust box in most peoples experience, sounds like its time for a recommended professional to take a look at it.

Whereabouts are you so people can recommend a local specialist in your area ?
by Lord Flasheart
Fri Dec 31, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Automatic transmission issue
Replies: 12
Views: 338

Re: Automatic transmission issue

I’m sure I have read somewhere about different coloured caps on the dipsticks, black & red & there is a difference.

Have a Google, I may be confusing it with the engine oil dipstick

If it helps, I’m sure mine is/was red on my 81 Essex with its C3 box

Have a Google
by Lord Flasheart
Fri Dec 31, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Automatic transmission issue
Replies: 12
Views: 338

Re: Automatic transmission issue

Without wishing to insult anyone here, I take it you are checking the level when the car has been out for a run to get everything up to operating temperature & with the engine running ? Looking at the manual, it states the following; An accurate fluid level check is best carried out after a shor...
by Lord Flasheart
Fri Dec 24, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Happy Christmas!
Replies: 14
Views: 285

Re: Happy Christmas!

Paul G wrote: Fri Dec 24, 2021 9:04 am Happy Cristmas everyone and hope next year is better than the last two so that we can properly get back to normal.
:agree:

Merry Christmas folks :beer:
by Lord Flasheart
Fri Dec 24, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Lets hope for better things next year...
Replies: 3
Views: 96

Re: Lets hope for better things next year...

andyd wrote: Fri Dec 24, 2021 4:43 pm :agree: 100% Nick

:cheers:
Gets my vote too :cheers:
by Lord Flasheart
Fri Dec 03, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: capri ghia wheel tyre sizes
Replies: 3
Views: 131

Re: capri ghia wheel tyre sizes

I can also vouch for that size on Ghia alloys. Bought a set of five of these from these guys, spoke to them first to see if they were compatible with an 80's Ford, very helpful place been going a good few years https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/125027534939?fits=Rim+Diameter%3A13%7CTyre+Width%3A185%7CAspec...
by Lord Flasheart
Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:12 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: new heater matrix recommendations
Replies: 6
Views: 251

Re: new heater matrix recommendations

I thought Martin at Capri Gear has had them in the past but if no luck there, try this place https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/202801051051?hash=item2f37e275ab:g:FlsAAOSw6hNZe45c Its just round the corner from where I work, company is called Motorads, they have been going for as long as I can remember, the...
by Lord Flasheart
Mon Nov 29, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Have To Sell?
Replies: 11
Views: 348

Re: Have To Sell?

:xd: :xd: :xd:
by Lord Flasheart
Tue Nov 23, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Who Remembers?
Replies: 1155
Views: 170637

Re: Who Remembers?

Reminds me of stopping at my nans as a kid ;)
by Lord Flasheart
Mon Nov 22, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Most Expensive Capri ?
Replies: 25
Views: 698

Re: Most Expensive Capri ?

Typed the reg into google & it came up with quite a few results starting with these http://www.fordcapriforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=53780 https://www.classiccarauctions.co.uk/events/2019-auctions/cca-october-classic-car-sale-2019/cca-october-classic-car-sale-2019-sale/cca-october-classic-car...
by Lord Flasheart
Thu Nov 04, 2021 7:13 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Tickover closing Workshop for good
Replies: 30
Views: 860

Re: Tickover closing Workshop for good

andyd wrote: Thu Nov 04, 2021 6:14 am Sad to hear, but good they are still supplying parts. I have used them on the rare occasions that Caprigear couldn't help.
Same for me, sad to loose such knowledge, but good luck to them
by Lord Flasheart
Mon Oct 18, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Who Remembers?
Replies: 1155
Views: 170637

Re: Who Remembers?

:xd: :xd: :xd: :xd:
by Lord Flasheart
Wed Oct 06, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Who Remembers?
Replies: 1155
Views: 170637

Re: Who Remembers?

:xd: :xd: :xd: :xd: :xd: :xd:
by Lord Flasheart
Sun Sep 19, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Leaded fuel
Replies: 9
Views: 427

Re: Leaded fuel

I managed to copy the list that used to be on the historic vehicle site of garages that still sold leaded ;) Anglo American Oil Company Ltd BH20 7QE 01929 551567 Dawson Engineering (Burley) Ltd* BH24 4EB 01425 402388 Nick’s Tyres CM15 9SB 01277 280329 Maple Garage HU11 4NA 01964 670392 Redhall Garag...
by Lord Flasheart
Sun Sep 12, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Electronic ignition
Replies: 7
Views: 444

Re: Electronic ignition

Had mine from here https://simonbbc.com/

Been on the car for 5 years now ;)
by Lord Flasheart
Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:34 am
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Hello...lost laser making a comeback
Replies: 50
Views: 6185

Re: Hello...lost laser making a comeback

Excellent effort & story ;)

Onward with the spanners :)
by Lord Flasheart
Sat Sep 11, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Rear light problem
Replies: 13
Views: 815

Re: Rear light problem

Result, nice easy & cheap fix ;)
by Lord Flasheart
Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Got this from a mate today..
Replies: 6
Views: 353

Re: Got this from a mate today..

Excellent :D
by Lord Flasheart
Sat Aug 28, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Rear light problem
Replies: 13
Views: 815

Re: Rear light problem

I cant remember what the car was but a couple of years ago, a bloke at work fitted a new 5w-21w stop & tail bulb, standard bayonet fitting & had a simliar issue. Somebody then suggested he turn the bulb 180 Degrees & re fit, to his surprise it worked, I think it was something to do with ...
by Lord Flasheart
Thu Aug 26, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Who Remembers?
Replies: 1155
Views: 170637

Re: Who Remembers?

I`ll assume everyone knows the album sleeve this refers to. Baby featured on Nirvana’s Nevermind album sues band for ‘sexual exploitation’ https://www.aol.co.uk/entertainment/nirvana-sued-man-nude-baby-000436099-085106938.html It`ll be the girl on the test card next. (for those who remember that?) ...