Easy upgrades for my 1600?

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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby Jasonmarie » Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:05 pm

I have been reading that making your Capri look like kitt .

I think we need you to confess on here ...........

Also need the video uploading don’t be shy . :cool:
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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby NaisiaN » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:51 am

Jasonmarie wrote:I have been reading that making your Capri look like kitt .

I think we need you to confess on here ...........

Also need the video uploading don’t be shy . :cool:


haha did i not mention i work for the Foundation For Law and Govenment?

vid - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6yEzrDG8BA

I had a couple of guys trying to buy my car off me yesterday when i stopped to put some air in, had one guy offer me 6G for it then his mate pulled up and tried offering me more :xd: told them the knight rider light adds at least 2Grand so they were way off. :lol:
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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby pbar » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:56 am

I favour classic cars which are original and standard, but what you're doing there looks to be great fun!

I might turn mine into KARR then we can have a fight.

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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby NaisiaN » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:05 pm

pbar wrote:I favour classic cars which are original and standard, but what you're doing there looks to be great fun!

I might turn mine into KARR then we can have a fight.


yeah i thought a few purists might hate me for it but its only cable tied on and can be removed. lol yeah makes a lot of people smile. Probably thinking ''look at that idiot'' but in my head im cool as F*** 8-).

haha bring it on
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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby Paul G » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:12 pm

Jordan, it's nice to see someone having a bit of a laugh in this miserable world that we live in. :lol:

PS keep the rest of it standard though!

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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby NaisiaN » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:19 pm

Paul G wrote:Jordan, it's nice to see someone having a bit of a laugh in this miserable world that we live in. :lol:

PS keep the rest of it standard though!


gotta be done mate! couldnt resist :D . Just trying to find the iconic steering wheel now and some aviators

i will.....ish
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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby Jasonmarie » Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:40 pm

I think it’s great a real 80s I con .
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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby pbar » Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:20 pm

It doesn't seem as harsh when it's done for fun and enjoyment, as Paul says. When people butcher these old cars for the sake of a few more mph or because they want the 'upgrades' that modern cars have it stinks.

But having a Capri Knight Rider car, well, that's just fun!

Think we have previously had Starsky & Hutch and Dukes of Hazzard Capri's before now. Not seen a KITT though.

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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby D366Y » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:38 pm

Haha I have one of these too! Great fun :D :lol:

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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby NaisiaN » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:33 am

D366Y wrote:Haha I have one of these too! Great fun :D :lol:


haha you clearly have impecable taste and sense of humour 8-)
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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby D366Y » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:54 am

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D366Y wrote:Haha I have one of these too! Great fun :D :lol:


haha you clearly have impecable taste and sense of humour 8-)


Indeed 8-) Just annoying when mine sometimes turns itself on which is interesting to say the least when I park up and come back to it! :lol:

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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby NaisiaN » Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:05 pm

D366Y wrote:
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D366Y wrote:Haha I have one of these too! Great fun :D :lol:


haha you clearly have impecable taste and sense of humour 8-)


Indeed 8-) Just annoying when mine sometimes turns itself on which is interesting to say the least when I park up and come back to it! :lol:


yeah mine does same, turns on when i start the engine. pretty annoying lol
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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby pbar » Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:17 pm

Goodness me I didn't realise it was a bought off the shelf thing. I want one!

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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby D366Y » Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:42 pm

I got mine off eBay! cable tied it to the back of the grille, £15 well spent!! You can get them in all sorts of colours as well haha

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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:17 pm

I have seen Dannys knight rider grill lit up in action and it really does look great !

Got a bit worried when he started talking to his Laser on his wrist watch though.... :lol:
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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby NaisiaN » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:05 pm

This is the one i bought! just cabled tied behind the grill

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/54CM-SMD-48- ... 441730abaa

you all should buy one, lets get a thing going haha :lowrider:
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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby pbar » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:11 am

I'm very tempted, looks to be great fun :) Do you get tempted to use the flashing blue option (a la unmarked police car) when you're behind someone who cuts you up!

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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby D366Y » Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:20 am

It is tempting, but unless you're at the right angle its usually hard to see, and basically impossible to tell if it is coming on or not when you're in the car! :lol:

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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:30 am

Danny, mate you need to get yourself one of these...

Image2018-03-23_01-19-45 by nicholas bowler, on Flickr

You can show that Tesla guy at Queens Square that Capri's can drive themselves too :lol:
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Re: Easy upgrades for my 1600?

Postby D366Y » Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:18 pm

NaisiaN wrote:
nigecapri wrote:When you get the cam fitted and still want a bit more but still want carbs then have a look at bike carbs. DIY manifold kits around for £70. Much smoother driving than any type of Webers, better fuel economy and massive unrestricted airflow when you want it. An old 1600 that doesn't rattle & knock will love them. My 2.0 litre loves them and is probably at around 150,000 miles.


thanks, have thought about bike carbs but not sure where to start. any particular type/brand or will most fit?


Sorry to try and get back on topic, but what did you decided to do on this front in the end by the way?? :lol: