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What is the best engine ?

Post by Jasonmarie » Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:09 pm

So was looking at some old you tubes videos and that question of what is the best engine in the Capri has been answered .

https://youtu.be/5Y4BhPdlQSc

:lol: enjoy
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Re: What is the best engine ?

Post by Steve Saxty » Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:48 am

Best engine was the one it never got..... The 1975 RS2800:

- 175BHP
- Freeflow exhaust
- High lift cam
- Big valve heads
- RS2600 fuel injection
- Rev limiter
- Electronic ignition
- 2.8litre V6

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Re: What is the best engine ?

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:07 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:So was looking at some old you tubes videos and that question of what is the best engine in the Capri has been answered .

https://youtu.be/5Y4BhPdlQSc

:lol: enjoy
:lol: :lol: :lol: Brilliant. Love it Jason !!
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Re: What is the best engine ?

Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:13 am

Bit worried them 2.8i boys have gone quite . :lol:
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Post by andyd » Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:25 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:Bit worried them 2.8i boys have gone quite . :lol:
I have one thing to say https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7BiP6H4As0 :cheers:

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Post by Andrew 2.8i » Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:21 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:Bit worried them 2.8i boys have gone quite . :lol:
The boys have pintos....
Men have 2.8s! :D

So says the person who was recently photographed climbing a tree.... :lol:

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Re: What is the best engine ?

Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:58 pm

:lol:
Love the video Andy and nice one Andrew still laugh of you up the tree
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Re: What is the best engine ?

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:20 pm

https://youtu.be/fGm3eJsI5XA

Love this video. First watched it a couple of yrs back. Check out the tunnel footage at 0.47secs. Amazing !!
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Re: What is the best engine ?

Post by Jasonmarie » Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:19 pm

Does sound nice , is this Tickover part 9 or 10 ? :lol:
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Re: What is the best engine ?

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:58 am

Jasonmarie wrote:Does sound nice , is this Tickover part 9 or 10 ? :lol:
:shock: :shock: ... maybe not the carbs Jason...but...:lol: :lol:
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