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Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:18 pm

Hi all,

Well the date has finally been set. B112 goes off to Tickover week commencing Mon Jan 27th. !!!!!

They got the head back from engineers just before Christmas so all systems are go.... :woot:

Head modified - Unleaded, Ported, Big Valves, Kent FR32 fast road cam uprated springs etc, Weber Twin Carb 45s fitted with a manual choke set up. Got the throttle cables running ftom the bulkhead end of the carbs so much neater in the engine bay. The choke I reckon will be fitted in that 'plugged hole' just under the steering wheel to the left.

Brakes upgraded. Hi Spec 283mm vented discs with 4 pots Black calipers , New front alloy hubs BLACK with new bearings/wheel studs. I am replacing the servo with a 2.8i one Martin supplied that will be blasted and painted by Tickover before being fitted with an uprated large bore master cylinder

I have bought a few other bits and bobs to fit which will really compliment the mods I am getting done and give the engine bay a new look. I am also going to fit 205 tyres all round but this can wait till the end of the month.

So B112 is certainly going to look a tad different, drive a tad different and certainly sound a tad different.!! :lol:

It's really happening... and very soon too.... Exciting start to the New Year :)

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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:28 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
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Exciting start to the New Year :)
You're not kidding! All those mods sound really good and should make B112 into the perfect Capri. As if it wasn't to begin with! :D

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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:37 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
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You're not kidding! All those mods sound really good and should make B112 into the perfect Capri. As if it wasn't to begin with! :D
:lol: Thanks Andrew. :)
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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Jasonmarie » Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:18 pm

:applaud: The secret is out ..... sounds great nick also looking forward to John taking down santa pod or is that the secret ? :doh:

That pinto engine will sing :lmao:
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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Cosmicbike » Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:40 pm

Interesting engine mods, many do the FR32 cam without the valve enlargement, be interested to know what sort of increase it delivers?

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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Stish704 » Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:18 am

You don’t know how lucky you are. Whenever I need anything for my Capri my wife moans it’s just a waste of money, sell it is her favourite saying. Yep, she’s adorable.
But, mine is going in soon as well! Not to tickover but back to Mario.
Having the small rust patches cut out and replaced. Bit of fresh paint here and there and possibly a bit of polish :D
I also want to change the hoses to silicone ones if I get a chance.
Now, here’s where your lucky bit comes in.
I’ve had to sell my Sierra to pay for it! Otherwise it wouldn’t be getting done. Yes, my wife’s an angel.
Anyway, can’t wait to see yours once it’s done, sounds like an amazing transformation.
And a happy new year! :xd: :xd:

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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by D366Y » Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:21 am

Is gonna sound sweet Nick!
Fancy a new full stainless exhaust (with no silencers obviously) to match?? ;)

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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:34 am

Cosmicbike wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:40 pm
Interesting engine mods, many do the FR32 cam without the valve enlargement, be interested to know what sort of increase it delivers?
Hi mate.

Yep I've heard the std 32/36 dgav is good for 135bhp with a stage one head fitted with an fr32 so with more of a stage two set up with the 45s I should be expecting a bit more.!!!

Tickover have set up loads of Pintos so I know it's in good hands with Clive and Gus.. I will at some stage get it onto a rolling road to get proper numbers and then if any tweaking is needed to get it fine tuned but Clive said he will have it set up well enough for me to like it !!!!
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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:18 pm

Stish704 wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:18 am
You don’t know how lucky you are. Whenever I need anything for my Capri my wife moans it’s just a waste of money, sell it is her favourite saying. Yep, she’s adorable.
But, mine is going in soon as well! Not to tickover but back to Mario.
Having the small rust patches cut out and replaced. Bit of fresh paint here and there and possibly a bit of polish :D
I also want to change the hoses to silicone ones if I get a chance.
Now, here’s where your lucky bit comes in.
I’ve had to sell my Sierra to pay for it! Otherwise it wouldn’t be getting done. Yes, my wife’s an angel.
Anyway, can’t wait to see yours once it’s done, sounds like an amazing transformation.
And a happy new year! :xd: :xd:
Thanks Steve ! Mate I have had a few very lucky breaks the last few months with PPI and bonuses at work plus a coiuple of other things, and with a bit of saving on the side I can get all this done at once. TBH I was only planning originally to get the head modified with a cam retaining the 32/36 dgav for now then adding the 45s and Hi Spec Brakes at a later time next year so as I had this bit of good fortune I though might as well go for it now...you only live once !!! :lol: :lol:

Steve your Capri looks absolutely stunning after Mario sorted you paintwork so if is very exciting its going back in for more work. I know you like to keep up the proper maintenance of the amazing work Mario did so cant wait to see yours too fella to at Deal. Its a very SPECIAL Capri you got fella :)

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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:31 pm

D366Y wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:21 am
Is gonna sound sweet Nick!
Fancy a new full stainless exhaust (with no silencers obviously) to match?? ;)
:lol: Thanks Danny !! Should deffo sound different fella !!!

What are you selling your exhaust already mate ??? Think I will see how it goes with the Sportex for now fella but as said I would like a s/s system at some stage, just not sure about the complete lack of silencers :shock: :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:44 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:18 pm
:applaud: The secret is out ..... sounds great nick also looking forward to John taking down santa pod or is that the secret ? :doh:

That pinto engine will sing :lmao:
:lol: :lol: :lol: Thanks Jason !! Maybe it was a bad idea to jest with john about running B112 up the santa pod 1/4. :shock: :shock:
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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Caprifan Rob » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:14 pm

Bloody hell Nick, you're not messing about. That's the trouble with reading classic :ford: , it gives you too many ideas to lighten your wallet :D .
Best of luck with the work, looking forward to hearing it in the new year :goodluck:

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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by andyd » Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:48 pm

Sounds like a great set of upgrades Nick :D

:cheers:

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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:32 pm

Caprifan Rob wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:14 pm
Bloody hell Nick, you're not messing about. That's the trouble with reading classic :ford: , it gives you too many ideas to lighten your wallet :D .
Best of luck with the work, looking forward to hearing it in the new year :goodluck:
:lol: Thanks Rob. Should be real nice when it's all done. Something I wanted to do for a long time. Jason reckons as I turned 50 recently I am having a mid life crisis :wave: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Mate you are dead right about reading classic ford fella..... Maybe Jason is right.!!!! :lol:

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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:32 pm

andyd wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:48 pm
Sounds like a great set of upgrades Nick :D

:cheers:
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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:05 am

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:18 pm
You don’t know how lucky you are. Whenever I need anything for my Capri my wife moans it’s just a waste of money
I bet Nick keeps the receipts from Tickover well hidden! :lol:

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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Jasonmarie » Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:02 pm

Hidden he been working as a cabin boy called roger most weekends to keep up with the costs . He has done well he made a £5 last weekend . :lol: :lol: :lol:

Working it all out it’s all in at £37.50 :lol:
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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:27 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
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I bet Nick keeps the receipts from Tickover well hidden! :lol:
:shock: :shock: Not sure about the Roger the Cabin Boy Jason :lol: :lol:

Andrew I bought myself a little pressie for Christmas to store my receipts for B112....

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Post by Andrew 2.8i » Wed Jan 01, 2020 7:41 pm

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Andrew I bought myself a little pressie for Christmas to store my receipts for B112....

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No Need for such extreme measures Nick. Just print this off and leave it lying about on the coffee table for Mrs F. to find..... :lol:

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Re: Tickover Part 4 + 5

Post by Jasonmarie » Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:23 am

:applaud: :applaud:

That’s great we all need one of them :lol: :lol:
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