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by Will01
Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:39 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: New Capri Fuel Tank & location
Replies: 0
Views: 4169

New Capri Fuel Tank & location

Hi Guys It looks like i am going to be fitting a custom watts linkage to my Capri race project, however it now leads the problem that there may not be enough space to accomodate the linkage etc with the OE fuel tank. I am just wondering if anyone else has looked into replacement options? Don't reall...
by Will01
Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:35 pm
Forum: Steering Area
Topic: Solid steering rack mounts or Polybush?
Replies: 1
Views: 4158

I have since now decided that i will keep two different rack setups, one will be standard setup rack with polybushed mounts, the other rack will be built up with a Kiley Clinton quick rack conversion kit, with this i will fit the rack with solid alloy rack clamps.
by Will01
Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: Body & Strengthening
Topic: Mk3 Chassis Strengthening
Replies: 2
Views: 4911

Thanks for the info :) I have had a look else where and i think i will build some gussets for the front inner wings to bulkhead area, but otherwise i not sure i will do much. I have however decided to fit a Watts linkage, that may throw up a few issues so i may have to brace the rear chassis rails??...
by Will01
Tue Nov 06, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels & Suspension Area
Topic: Front Upright
Replies: 1
Views: 5348

is this not an alloy front upright from a sierra or something?
didn't the group a touring car capri's have this type of setup on the front??
by Will01
Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: Mk3 Capri's
Topic: Mk3 Capri GL
Replies: 1
Views: 5583

Mk3 Capri GL

Hi Guys Owned a 1979 Mk3 2.0 GL in Diamond White for 6 years, i knew i had to scrap due to condition so i purchased another Mk3 Shell which was a 1.6 GL. The project has now started tp make a full blown Track/Race car. This will be a long term project but i will post updates as and when if anyone is...
by Will01
Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:30 pm
Forum: Steering Area
Topic: Solid steering rack mounts or Polybush?
Replies: 1
Views: 4158

Solid steering rack mounts or Polybush?

Hi Guys
I will be fitting a quick rack in my Mk3 Capri, the eventual intention is to race the car in the Scottish Classics.
What is the most recommended way for securing the Rack either using Polybushed mounts or using Solid mounts?
Really looking for advice if anyone has experience?
by Will01
Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: Body & Strengthening
Topic: Mk3 Chassis Strengthening
Replies: 2
Views: 4911

Mk3 Chassis Strengthening

Hi Guys I have a Mk3 1.6GL shell which i am building up, eventually so i can use to compete in Scottish Classic racing. Just wondering if there are well known ways to strengthen the Chassis apart from the obvious e.g. Roll Cage and Front and Rear Strut braces. The car may also be upgraded to run a 3...