breaking mk3 laser with 2.9 24v cosworth

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breaking mk3 laser with 2.9 24v cosworth

Post by escortina » Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:33 pm

shell is excellent , one plate welded in passenger footwell , only plate ever , like new underneath , outside has some bubbles near sunroof & one bubble on n/s rear , bonnet damaged slightly on 2 edges , easy to repair , comes with boot bonnet doors , all panels are rust free except the damage on bonnet , all glass , had new wings not too long ago , all interior except centre console & v6 clocks £350 must be gone by end of month or will be cut up & its too good for that but want it out of the way , pics below

mint bumpers with useable end caps £50 each

2,8i single leaf rear springs £50

x5 2.8i special wheels , caps , 4 matching tyres over 50% tread left £90

adjustable platform front struts , new AVO top adjustable inserts , new wheel bearings , nearly new vented discs & calipers , new pads , 300lb springs top mounts looklike roller top mounts but have spherical bearings , steering arms , cost over £500 take £350

its a 2.9 24v cosworth engine , everything is still in my mk3 capri , the engine had done 120k in other car , has good oil pressure , no smoke or rattles , did run very smooth , still runs but has ecu problem , ran excellent then parked up for a few months now wont run right , on the forums this does happen occassionaly on these engines , just needs ecu resetting & it will set its self up when driving it , noisy waterpump but supplied with another pump , k&n cone filter , no cats , 2.8i capri engine mounts new rubbers , radiator , hoses new, twin automatic cooling fans new, heavy duty clutch plate & escort cosworth cover plate all new , 5 speed manual with propshaft , starter motor , alternator , boa exhaust manifolds , boa wiring loom , ecu , custom made big bore stainless exhaust front to rear for mk2 & 3 capri,s , cost 500 quid on its own , nearly new 2.8i fuel tank pump lines & filter , everything to bolt straight in a capri , not sure how much resetting the ecu is but cant see it costing that much .
engine 400
gearbox 250
prop 35
exhaust 500
rad 20
hoses 25
fans 70
engine mounts 35
rubbers 23
loom 75
ecu 60
tank pump acc 100

clutch & k&n came with engine , owes me 1593.00p


will take 850 for everything

if interested im in wellingborough northants , 07532 447 970 simon

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Re: breaking mk3 laser with 2.9 24v cosworth

Post by swannee » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:10 pm

Hi Simon,if you do end up breaking it I could do with both the bumpers.
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Post by escortina » Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:58 pm

i am supprised at the lack of interest , only sold axle & when i take that off i cant move the car so if i dont get many replies it may go to scrap yard complete , my mk1 isnt undercover & cant put garage up until this has gone but it will get to the stage where it will go to scrappy as is

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Post by Caprigear » Wed Nov 07, 2012 8:20 pm

escortina wrote:i am supprised at the lack of interest , only sold axle & when i take that off i cant move the car so if i dont get many replies it may go to scrap yard complete , my mk1 isnt undercover & cant put garage up until this has gone but it will get to the stage where it will go to scrappy as is
Welcome to my world! I get sick of posting cars being broken and getting next to zero interest or replying to peoples requests for parts. Why people bother posting ads requesting items then ignore replies is totally beyond me.
It's even worse on Capri Power. What I tend to do now is to list the parts on E Bay as soon as they're stripped off the cars - not an ideal situation but unfortunately that seems to be the way people want it.
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Post by escortina » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:39 am

at the moment i,l take engine & all fitting & running parts for engine , all suspension & the rest will go for scrap , shame really shells had 2 new wings & only one plate on passenger footwell but my mk1 is getting all the shit off the tree in the street , must put up the garage & mk3 is in the way so i dont have any choice as mk1,s worth 5 times what mk3 is

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Post by Strigon Two » Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:59 pm

It does seem a shame, lots of good parts there. I guess people just don't have any money to spend at the moment, or maybe they're unwilling to spend.

I understand its annoying, I've tried selling parts on here before and people have ended up ignoring me. Having said that, it does come across sometimes that you have an attitude toward your customers Martin, perhaps thats what puts some people off?
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Post by Terra-Kotta » Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:35 pm

So if it's so good.... Then why's it being broken???
Only got yourselves to blame on this one. Eyes full of £££ signs. You all killed your own game.

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Post by chris_v888 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:44 pm

yep that could be the problam no money i know i had 2 capris n a granny? over the larst 2-3 years ive been getting bits and changing them as i go but the black 28 i had some dirty s**t stol earleyer this year would be intrested but not working at mo and all money i do have has been going on xmas and both me cars need a littal tlc well that will have to be next year hope you get a buyer for ot as mine got a 2.9 in to not cozzy but still sees all the boys off lol good luck sham it dont look to sad

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Post by Peter-S » Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:45 pm

Caprigear wrote: Why people bother posting ads requesting items then ignore replies is totally beyond me.
Just my opinion Martin but your replies never mention a price. If you said yes I've got one it's £xxx then we'd all have a bit more idea what's what.
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Post by escortina » Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:07 pm

the first one to pay me a grand without axle which has already sold unless you can supply me with a good complete 2.0 axle before next wednesday & i wont unbolt it & front struts gets it , so you bring your own struts & supply me with axle to keep it rolling to take it away .

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Post by Caprigear » Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:42 pm

Peter-S wrote:
Caprigear wrote: Why people bother posting ads requesting items then ignore replies is totally beyond me.
Just my opinion Martin but your replies never mention a price. If you said yes I've got one it's £xxx then we'd all have a bit more idea what's what.
Point taken, thanks. I'll start to do that. but bear in mind that My prices have to have V.A.T added, this is totally out of my hands, I don't like it any more than you do but that's the way it is.
As for Attitude mentioned in a previous post. I don't enjoy having my time wasted. I'm usually on these forums either before I leave for work in the morning or in the evenings after a day in the workshop and since the end of July I've been running the whole business single handed so surely you can understand the frustration due to timewasters. If people are genuine and straightforward with me then they get the same respect back.
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Post by escortina » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:22 pm

i can see it from both sides as i owned all classic restorations in california & you can get some real arsehole customers & one i threw him out , it is very frustating being a business owner & it is extremely hard to make a living in this country , i have just given up my workshop from lack of work thats why i have no room for all my cars , also im stuck in this country until house prices go back up , then you wont see my arse for dust to get on the next plane back to california .

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Post by escortina » Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:31 pm

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