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New sender units

Postby pauliil1948 » Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:03 pm

Sender units from retroford international £95 ,anyone used them are they any good,was going to order but thought I would check if anyone one here knows first thanks guys ,Paul.
http://www.retrofordinternational.com/f ... 6843-p.asp

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Re: New sender units

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:36 am

Hi Paul,
I haven't bought one of those senders, it does look like good quality though.

Is this for your 280? I'm sure that you will already be aware of this, but the sender is different for the 2.8. On the one shown in the photo, there are two fuel pipe connections.
The Retroford website list the correct 2.8 sender as being out of stock. If your current sender is broken you could try fixing it yourself, as described on this thread.

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Re: New sender units

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:30 am

Hi,
Martin at Caprigear might be able to get some stock, CCI also have them in stock.
http://capriclub.co.uk/tank-sender

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Re: New sender units

Postby Caprigear » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:43 am

Unfortunately I can't find out who supplies these so you'll have to go through Capri Club or Retroford. I would like to find out though.
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Re: New sender units

Postby Paul G » Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:18 pm

Caprigear wrote:Unfortunately I can't find out who supplies these so you'll have to go through Capri Club or Retroford. I would like to find out though.


They were being made by a member called "Big J" or Joe as his real name is. He goes by Big J on CP as well.

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Re: New sender units

Postby Peter-S » Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:52 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote: but the sender is different for the 2.8. On the one shown in the photo, there are two fuel pipe connections.


True but just take a hammer to the return pipe and flatten it out, then it will work fine :)
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Re: New sender units

Postby Caprigear » Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:24 pm

No, the ones supplied by Joe were totally different to the ones being sold through CCI and retroford.
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Re: New sender units

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:34 pm

Martin is correct, the BigJ ones look like this:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Capri-Mk ... 7675.l2557
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Re: New sender units

Postby pbar » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:13 am

Several months ago this was a rare item which could keep your car of the road. Now there are a couple of manufacturers supplying brand new ones. How good is that!

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Re: New sender units

Postby pauliil1948 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:21 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Hi,
Martin at Caprigear might be able to get some stock, CCI also have them in stock.
http://capriclub.co.uk/tank-sender

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Thanks Andrew,yes it's for the 280, I sent retroford a email still no reply, and the website says out off stock,thanks again

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Re: New sender units

Postby andyd » Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:48 am

pauliil1948 wrote:
Andrew 2.8i wrote:Hi,
Martin at Caprigear might be able to get some stock, CCI also have them in stock.
http://capriclub.co.uk/tank-sender

Andrew.

Thanks Andrew,yes it's for the 280, I sent retroford a email still no reply, and the website says out off stock,thanks again

I have had no reply from text message to this chap, but he does answer the phone which I find is easier anyway.

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Re: New sender units

Postby pauliil1948 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:53 pm

Caprigear wrote:Unfortunately I can't find out who supplies these so you'll have to go through Capri Club or Retroford. I would like to find out though.

Ok Martin


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