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by Pageyboy
Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Metering head kit
Replies: 20
Views: 4052

Re: Metering head kit

Hi was out at her today again tried pressure Reg and it didn't make any difference and plunger moving freely
by Pageyboy
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Metering head kit
Replies: 20
Views: 4052

Re: Metering head kit

Hi sorry for not replying wife went into labour Friday night n had a baby so been a bit busy lol. Anyway yes been having problems for a while now just can't get my 2.8 to run properly for any length of time been at it today and changed wur that I thought was causing the problem but changed it for br...
by Pageyboy
Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Metering head kit
Replies: 20
Views: 4052

Metering head kit

Hi just wondering if anybody has stripped the fuel metering head and fitted the kit from eBay and had any success ?? I've bought a kit and plan to strip down refurbish it. Any tips of knowledge would be much appreciated
by Pageyboy
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Runing problem found to be WUR - my story to fix it
Replies: 15
Views: 2491

Re: Runing problem found to be WUR - my story to fix it

Warm up regulator !! sits at the front of the 2.8 acts like a choke for fuel injection. I thought mine was working perfect as it start with a higher rev and calms down after a minute or 2 just like a choke but apparently it is possible mine doing that but not turning off hence flooding the engine bu...
by Pageyboy
Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Runing problem found to be WUR - my story to fix it
Replies: 15
Views: 2491

Re: Runing problem found to be WUR - my story to fix it

Now this has me thinking ?? How did you hit wire the wur ? Having a nightmare with mine and I have been blaming the my metering unit. I have a spare wur that I bought 2nd hand but car wouldn't start with it on. Do you think my mixture could be out hence it not starting with it changed over ?
by Pageyboy
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 2.8 battery
Replies: 4
Views: 953

2.8 battery

Hello again guys. Today I am wondering if anybody thinks that a battery not giving out enough amps could cause a 2.8 not to run properly ?? Problem is when my car was in garage it come back with a much smaller battery. The car in question drove for about 200 mile ok but has since developed a Miss li...
by Pageyboy
Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Exhaust valves 2.8
Replies: 16
Views: 1855

Re: Exhaust valves 2.8

Hi just to let everyone no I put it all back together today and it started up no probs. Still got a issue but that's for another day. Tappets some amazing no knocking what so ever. Once again thank for for all the useful advice
by Pageyboy
Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Exhaust valves 2.8
Replies: 16
Views: 1855

Re: Exhaust valves 2.8

Hi Wayne Yes that's excalty what I thought but I now realise how wrong I was thank the lord lol I even tried turning the dizzy round but this is why I have gave myself more work as I now need to set this back up again but I have a good idea what I need to do now. I was the same when I tried to do va...
by Pageyboy
Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Exhaust valves 2.8
Replies: 16
Views: 1855

Re: Exhaust valves 2.8

Hi I was adjusting exhaust valves to 40mm exhaust and 35mm inlet. I did it according to manual rocking 1 adjust 5 rocking 2 adjust 6 but when I tried to get the rotor arm to point to cylinder 1 I started messing about with things I shouldn't i.e the dizzy and now I'm just going to adjust it all up p...
by Pageyboy
Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Exhaust valves 2.8
Replies: 16
Views: 1855

Re: Exhaust valves 2.8

Owe well that would explain why it was pointing to bulkhead lol I thought it was supposed to point to number 1 cylinder. Awe well back to it it tomorrow get it built back up. I have changed leads spark plugs coil dura spark box distributor cap rotar arm.
by Pageyboy
Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Exhaust valves 2.8
Replies: 16
Views: 1855

Re: Exhaust valves 2.8

Ye I have had it round a good few times 1 full turn on camshaft pulley points the rotar arm to the bulkhead and another 360 points it to cylinder no 4. I'm probably missing something simple but the car was running good but only for 200 mile then it developed a terrible miss once it has been running ...
by Pageyboy
Sun Apr 02, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Exhaust valves 2.8
Replies: 16
Views: 1855

Re: Exhaust valves 2.8

Hi guys well that's the valves done Cheers for help wish I had known about spark plugs as it was definitely making some compression when turning by hand but all worked out and they weren't as bad as I was expecting to be honest. Now the isssue I have is when I line up timming mark to 0 my rotor arm ...
by Pageyboy
Sun Apr 02, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Capri timming
Replies: 3
Views: 866

Capri timming

Hi guys I have a capri2.8 and today I tackled the job of exhaust valves and done this without to much hassle however when I line up the timming mark to 0 my rotor arm points to cylinder 4 and not 1. Can anybody advice me how to get this pointing to cylinder number 1 ?? Any help would be much appreci...
by Pageyboy
Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Exhaust valves 2.8
Replies: 16
Views: 1855

Re: Exhaust valves 2.8

Ok so the pully with both belts attached ?? Socket onto the middle of it and turn clockwise ? That should be easier than taking fan off.
by Pageyboy
Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Exhaust valves 2.8
Replies: 16
Views: 1855

Re: Exhaust valves 2.8

Sorry for being thick but the crankshaft pully nut is ??
by Pageyboy
Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Exhaust valves 2.8
Replies: 16
Views: 1855

Exhaust valves 2.8

Hi guys stupid question but I am finally braving it and going to try do my exhaust valves on my 2.8 capri. I have today stripped out radiator and header tank and can now get the rocker covers off. Question is and it is a silly 1 but is it possible to turn engine over with the fan still in place and ...
by Pageyboy
Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 2k paint spray cans
Replies: 11
Views: 1435

Re: 2k paint spray cans

This was the advert from 1 I had been looking at and you get primer paint and clear coat all with the same technology. Don't no if they will do my colour as it's still to cold up here in Scotland for painting outdoors !!
by Pageyboy
Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 2k paint spray cans
Replies: 11
Views: 1435

Re: 2k paint spray cans

NEW BIGGER 300ML SIZE!!! 2K High Build Primer Our 2k high build primer has very good adhesion onto bare metal and most types of plastics, it is Isocyanate free with genuine two pack technology and has a long pot life 4 days with a very quick dry time. 2K spray cans are the latest advancement in pain...
by Pageyboy
Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 2k paint spray cans
Replies: 11
Views: 1435

Re: 2k paint spray cans

Ye that's it is !! They are special cans and u twist the a key in the bottom and it realises the hardner into the paint can and you shake can for 2 min and your ready to go. They only last day or so before they go off once you have mixed them :-)
by Pageyboy
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 2k paint spray cans
Replies: 11
Views: 1435

Re: 2k paint spray cans

Thanks guys. I have never used spray cans but I have been watching a few YouTube videos and yes looks a case of prep it properly and it should come up ok hopefully ha ha. I come across this 2k stuff and thought that looks the business and wondered if anybody had any experience with it. What I have r...