what is better?

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what is better?

Postby joe_burtenshaw » Tue May 15, 2018 8:13 pm

so i currently have a ford capri 1985 fitted with a turboed mx5 lump and xpack kit fitted. now the question i have is currently the interior is bare nothing in it at all so do i fit a full capri interior or fit a roll cage some bucket seats and use it like that ?
any pictures of anyone with a roll cage fitted would be great ?
thanks very much joe :drive:

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Re: what is better?

Postby Peter-S » Tue May 15, 2018 9:28 pm

Depends on what you want to get from driving it I guess. Personally I like one or two home comforts in a car so I would be looking at getting an interior but I might just be getting old and soft :lol:
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Re: what is better?

Postby timfromull » Wed May 16, 2018 11:28 am

There's only one way to find out........

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Re: what is better?

Postby -JC- » Fri May 18, 2018 11:37 am

What's car like with that engine? Personally I'm same as Peter - nice to have some comforts.
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Re: what is better?

Postby ThatGuy » Sat May 19, 2018 12:26 pm

I say go full race car with cage and buckets or go half cage reclining buckets and keep the rear seats :)

Have you got a build thread for your Capri? I'm planning on doing exactly the same to mine engine wise and would love to see what you had to modify/had trouble with.

Good luck :)
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Re: what is better?

Postby Not_Anumber » Thu May 24, 2018 10:38 am

+1 for wanting to know more about the MX5 turbo transplant.