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by Caprigt
Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:30 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels & Suspension Area
Topic: Mk 1 Capri 24V
Replies: 2
Views: 8286

Mk 1 Capri 24V

Good Evening All.... I hope this is in the correct section.... I have a Mk 1 Capri fitted with a 24V Cos & an MT75 Box. I must say I am very impressed on the driveability of the Cosworth over my last Essex V6... I've have a couple of questions, hope somebody can help.... Brakes: Currently my car has...
by Caprigt
Sat Feb 07, 2009 9:12 pm
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: Rover - 3.5 V8 (Advice Needed)
Replies: 6
Views: 8764

Hi there...

Guys...Thank you very much for the advice...

I really appreciate the honest advice... I didn't buy that engine and I'm now a very happy guy...

It's great to be able to talk to people who know what their talking about...

Back to the drawing board now I recon....
by Caprigt
Fri Feb 06, 2009 10:58 pm
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: Rover - 3.5 V8 (Advice Needed)
Replies: 6
Views: 8764

Lads, Thanks a Mil for the help.... Am tempted to go for it... It's working out about Stg 850 for all the running gear including LSD Atlas AXle etc.... Looks like just a bolt in job (Ecept for gearbox tunnel mod)... Can i fit the 4.6 heads to the standard engine and if so, would this improve the per...
by Caprigt
Fri Feb 06, 2009 12:00 am
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: Rover - 3.5 V8 (Advice Needed)
Replies: 6
Views: 8764

Rover - 3.5 V8 (Advice Needed)

Evening All... I'm looking for advice please... I'm building a Mk 1 Capri track car at the moment and was intending of fitting 3.1 Essex Engine... However, a friend of a friend has offered me a 3.5 rover with 4.2 head, race cam, hoffenhauser inlet & a 600cfm holley He says it has a lightend n balenc...
by Caprigt
Thu Oct 23, 2008 5:42 pm
Forum: Engine Conversions
Topic: 2.9 Cos 24V V's Essex
Replies: 2
Views: 5318

Thanks a mil for your reply.

Thats good info to have before i go and look at this engine. should hopefully see the engine and get more info about it at the weekend.

Unfortunately I live too far from CapriSport to pop over ...

I will keep you posted....
by Caprigt
Mon Oct 20, 2008 5:36 pm
Forum: Engine Conversions
Topic: 2.9 Cos 24V V's Essex
Replies: 2
Views: 5318

2.9 Cos 24V V's Essex

Hi there, I was wondering can I pick some brains if people don't mind.... I am in the process of building another Mk 1 Capri but with some fun / track action in mind.... I'm trying to decide what engine to drop in. I've got a 3.1 Essex with Stage 2 heads, Kent V62 Cam, Elec Ign & Holley 390 which is...
by Caprigt
Sat Feb 17, 2007 12:43 am
Forum: Brakes, Wheels & Suspension Area
Topic: Brooklands Alloys
Replies: 1
Views: 3170

Brooklands Alloys

Fellas,

How do I know if my Brooklands wheels are real? Think I have a good set but not certain.


Thanks
by Caprigt
Thu Feb 01, 2007 9:25 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels & Suspension Area
Topic: Mk 1 Capri 3000 GT- Front Springs
Replies: 1
Views: 3131

Mk 1 Capri 3000 GT- Front Springs

Hi there. Have 2.8 Front legs fitted to my car. Am fitting roller top shock mounts. I believe they will raise the front by one inch approx. I am going to get one inch lowering springs to counter act that. What poundage should i fit. I have been offered springs wich are 1 lower but they say they are ...
by Caprigt
Fri Jan 26, 2007 1:13 am
Forum: Latest Forum News
Topic: Latest Forum News
Replies: 6
Views: 10085

Hi there.

Just tried it again and it does not work. I'll send you a PM of my details.

Thanks
by Caprigt
Fri Jan 26, 2007 1:10 am
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: 3.1 Essex V6
Replies: 2
Views: 6422

Thanks for the quick reply. How did you find the V63 Cam. Would have preferred a V63 Cam but the V62 is in it all ready.

Did you notice a big drop in low down power.

Thanks
by Caprigt
Thu Jan 25, 2007 11:52 pm
Forum: Mk1 Capri's
Topic: MK 1 3.0 GT - Pic Update (Jan 08).
Replies: 6
Views: 11762

Hi Kev.

I was wondering did you have to modify the pistons when you fitted a high lift cam and stage two heads.

Thanks
Mike
by Caprigt
Thu Jan 25, 2007 11:50 pm
Forum: Latest Forum News
Topic: Latest Forum News
Replies: 6
Views: 10085

Hi there. I'm not exactly a computer expert. Since last WK i cannot log in using my old User ID & Password.

Any tips to get in since the change to the site. I had to create another ID to get in.

Thanks
by Caprigt
Thu Jan 25, 2007 11:48 pm
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: 3.1 Essex V6
Replies: 2
Views: 6422

3.1 Essex V6

Good Evening All... I was wondering can somebody help me out. I'm after buying 3.1 Essex engine which is fitted Kent V62 Cam fitted with standard heads. I am thinking of fitting stage two heads, ( Inlet Valves Diameter increased to 44mm). If I fit this do you think i will have a problem with the val...