Mk3 V8 from Hungary

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Mk3 V8 from Hungary

Post by gigford » Tue Jun 02, 2020 6:45 pm

Hello everyone!

Let me introduce myself, my name is Lorand, I own a 79' Capri since 2002. Started its life as a 2.3 V6, now running with a 302 V8, T5 trans.
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Re: Mk3 V8 from Hungary

Post by Not_Anumber » Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:06 pm

Hi, that looks a very nice Capri. Did you do the V8 conversion yourself ?

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Re: Mk3 V8 from Hungary

Post by D366Y » Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:28 am

Very nice, you'll have to post some pictures of the engine bay!
A wise man once said... "you can never have too many capris - buy another" :beer:
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Re: Mk3 V8 from Hungary

Post by andyd » Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:30 pm

:welcome:

I like a V8 Capri :cool:

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Re: Mk3 V8 from Hungary

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Jun 06, 2020 6:45 pm

Welcome to the forum!
That's a great looking Capri and I bet it goes even better than it looks!

Andrew.
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Re: Mk3 V8 from Hungary

Post by gigford » Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:55 pm

Thanks for the positive comments!

https://youtu.be/Objvthzhz0o

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Re: Mk3 V8 from Hungary

Post by andyd » Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:01 pm

gigford wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:55 pm
Thanks for the positive comments!

https://youtu.be/Objvthzhz0o
:D :cool:

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Re: Mk3 V8 from Hungary

Post by atomic4 » Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:14 am

Nice conversion!!

:cool:

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Re: Mk3 V8 from Hungary

Post by Paul G » Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:10 am

Like you personal number plate! Nice car, sounds good too.

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