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by Matty2148
Tue Aug 19, 2003 11:25 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: BMW e30 power steering rack
Replies: 15
Views: 503

welll

don`t take my word for it! BUT they need to be a little wider and maybe a bit of a tilt, but i haven`t seen the gear box yet so i`m not to sure about gear stick locations in relation to engine position! i don`t fancy messing around with bell housings for the capri!
by Matty2148
Tue Aug 19, 2003 9:31 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: BMW e30 power steering rack
Replies: 15
Views: 503

Welll

seeing that i`m at work at the moment with the internet at my disposal i`m going to have a look see for the drive train Dims and locations, i have checked the engine mounts and its a couple of mods here and there, if the beamers box is left in place that would suit me better, so i`ll have a look see...
by Matty2148
Mon Aug 18, 2003 10:41 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Fuel Octane ratings
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Re: Fuel Octane ratings

by Matty2148
Mon Aug 18, 2003 10:34 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: sorry to ask on here but i really need a windscreen...
Replies: 1
Views: 159

Re: sorry to ask on here but i really need a windscreen...

There was on on ebay the other day for a tenner! i don`t know if its still around though
by Matty2148
Mon Aug 18, 2003 10:32 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: BMW e30 power steering rack
Replies: 15
Views: 503

Re: Ooooomph .... here it is!

Thats a pretty good site to see! don`t think wife would agree though :(
by Matty2148
Mon Aug 18, 2003 10:31 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: BMW e30 power steering rack
Replies: 15
Views: 503

OOOh go on then!

because i`m slowly begining to loose my rag with the dang Pinto engine (see above why) i did have my mind set on a engine change, a V12 is out of the question because i have a friend with a Jag V12 under his Capri hood, but the straight six is begining to appeal, i may be off to the Scrapies this we...
by Matty2148
Mon Aug 18, 2003 4:05 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: BMW e30 power steering rack
Replies: 15
Views: 503

YES!

you see what i`m saying though! not only that i`m sure that the power steering rack will go in there aswell, having seen one next to a 2.8 rack i`m pretty dang sure it`ll work pretty good! maybe i`ll see if i can find a suitable donor car from the scrapies,i don`t even know how i`d possibly manage t...
by Matty2148
Mon Aug 18, 2003 1:38 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: BMW e30 power steering rack
Replies: 15
Views: 503

Re: BMW e30 power steering rack

Ive always wondered about the old 3 series and compatabilty, such as the 2.3 engine or the 2.8 the gear box and rear axle are they compatable or what? i wouldn`t object to a stright six under the bonnet
by Matty2148
Mon Aug 18, 2003 1:37 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: How much is my capri worth?
Replies: 16
Views: 443

Don`t want to rub it in

But i just bought a 2l laser 86000 on the clock ,7`s rs wheels, very strong engine and box,rust on the rear arch, and a fairly good interior... all from ebay for 180! that said i did see a simlar car locally for 250 so anything under 300 sounds about right..
by Matty2148
Fri Aug 15, 2003 2:46 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Cam and piston position
Replies: 2
Views: 246

Cam and piston position

Can someone let me know,if Piston One is in TDC what position should the inlet and outlet valves be in? also where should the rotor arm be pointing? this is on a 2l pinto, and has anyone any bright ideas as to why when i break the steering wheel trying to shake free, new disks and pads were fitted b...
by Matty2148
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:46 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: the Cruising scene
Replies: 3
Views: 228

Re: the Cruising scene

the funniest thing about these people is their totall follow the leader mentality! fair enough we all like to take the car for a cruise,and you can`t but not look in shop windows at your reflection, but when i last went to one in stockport it was a bunch of french cars with "jap"?? kits or trying fo...
by Matty2148
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:38 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: check this web page, Capri for sale...
Replies: 7
Views: 188

Re: Hideous..........

oh come come,look at the attention to detail , such as a half assed attempt at braiding the pipes,but the funniest has to be the expansion tank!
by Matty2148
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:28 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: door speakers
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Toys

on my last Capri i fitted a universal electric window kit and it was pretty damn good, goto : http://www.microscan-car-alarms.co.uk/start.htm , you find the window kit under accessories, there a few good toys there aswell! the speakers i`m using on the present Laser are 4" JBLS they don`t ruin the d...
by Matty2148
Fri Aug 08, 2003 11:56 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: I need a little help finding some parts.
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Capri roll cage

There`s a Capri roll cage on ebay at the moment item no 2427045290
by Matty2148
Tue Aug 05, 2003 12:32 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Capri 2L head socket!
Replies: 2
Views: 201

OOPS

You are spot on! that is the type of info that i need ,i could have swore that i had a look !! thank you very much for the link and a great web site

Matthew
by Matty2148
Tue Aug 05, 2003 9:05 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Capri 2L head socket!
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Capri 2L head socket!

this is a silly one,but i`m to cheap to buy a haynes manual, i bought my first capri last week from Ebay,and the head gasket needs doing, i have got as far as the head but i need a spline to remove the head,does anyone know what size?? and if i take the head off i`m guessing that its fine to leave t...

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