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by retroglam73
Sat Apr 19, 2008 12:28 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: backbox
Replies: 4
Views: 7367

Thanks Jenni, the pipes listed on there are for the mk2 which are different to mine, thanks anyway x
by retroglam73
Thu Apr 10, 2008 5:57 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels & Suspension Area
Topic: wheel size info needed please.
Replies: 9
Views: 14796

yeah for sure zak, whats ya mates name cos i ride bikes too, brids a small place so i may know him, il pm you my phone number so giz a bell when you know your comin.
Tony
by retroglam73
Wed Apr 09, 2008 8:53 pm
Forum: Your Garage Scene
Topic: nearly ready for new paint
Replies: 1
Views: 5312

nearly ready for new paint

what started to be just a few minor repairs and touch ups has turned into a full respray , couple more days of prepping and she'l be ready for paint , im in two minds wether to stay with the original daytona yellow or go for a more modern 'richer' yellow, daytona always looks a bit off yellow to me....
by retroglam73
Tue Apr 08, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels & Suspension Area
Topic: wheel size info needed please.
Replies: 9
Views: 14796

thanks for that zak, very helpfull.
i dont want to fit 15's as i wannna keep the period look .
by retroglam73
Mon Apr 07, 2008 9:34 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels & Suspension Area
Topic: wheel size info needed please.
Replies: 9
Views: 14796

fu.ck me i was only asking!!
has it evert occured to you that i dont understand wheel/tyre sizes hence the question.
i shant bother any more, thanks.
by retroglam73
Sun Apr 06, 2008 12:42 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels & Suspension Area
Topic: wheel size info needed please.
Replies: 9
Views: 14796

ok so just to clarify.... thats 205 50/13 tyres yeah? thats pretty low profile? wouldnt that
look daft if i dont lower the car? would it leave a huge gap between the tyres and arches? if i need to lower it how much would you reccomend? 1 inch? 2 inch?

thanks for helping.
by retroglam73
Sat Apr 05, 2008 7:17 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels & Suspension Area
Topic: wheel size info needed please.
Replies: 9
Views: 14796

wheel size info needed please.

im thinkin of treatin the capri to some new revolites, what size wheels and tyres should i be looking for , im unsure about lowering the car so i dont want them to look silly if they are low profile tyres, also i obvioulsy dont want them catching anywhere if theyre too wide.. so all in all im lookin...
by retroglam73
Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: Your Car Video's
Topic: my mK1
Replies: 0
Views: 4809

my mK1

by retroglam73
Sun Mar 16, 2008 2:56 pm
Forum: Electrical Area
Topic: slight misfire, help needed.
Replies: 2
Views: 5822

slight misfire, help needed.

my car is a 1973 MK1 1600XL pinto, i have a slight misfire on tickover (when it does eventually tickover), above tickover it runs smooth, its as if its ticking over on 3 and half cylinders, i have replaced plugs, leads, rotor arm , air filter and points but its made no difference at all. any suggest...
by retroglam73
Sun Mar 16, 2008 12:02 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: backbox
Replies: 4
Views: 7367

yeah mick is always my 1st choice, tried everywhere and there is no mk1 facelift backbox anywhere!
by retroglam73
Tue Mar 11, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: backbox
Replies: 4
Views: 7367

backbox

does anyone know if the 1300cc backbox is the same shape as the 1600 pinto one?
reason i ask is i cant get one for my 16XL but i can gat one for the 1300, on photo it looks identical , i know the pipe diameter is possibly smaller but i can overcome that ..
by retroglam73
Sun Feb 10, 2008 3:24 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: quick help needed...
Replies: 0
Views: 4278

quick help needed...

ive been offered a capri mk1 1300cc backbox, looks the same as my mk1 1600 backbox but is it? the part no on the 1300 one is FD394, i dunno the part no for 1600 backbox , anyone help ?
by retroglam73
Sat Feb 09, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: easy way to tell??
Replies: 3
Views: 6339

ah, i know what ya mean, there must be a garage here that does it, il have a scout round on monday cheers..
by retroglam73
Sat Feb 09, 2008 4:22 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: easy way to tell??
Replies: 3
Views: 6339

easy way to tell??

is there an easy way to tell if the headgaskets leaking on my 1600 pinto, i just get the feeling its gone but in actual fact ive no idea if it has :roll:
by retroglam73
Sun Jan 27, 2008 12:18 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: unleaded ?
Replies: 1
Views: 5129

unleaded ?

are the pinto engines already designed to take unleaded fuel or should i have the head done, although i have done approx 20,000 miles on unleaded fuel with no probs.
everyone i ask seems to have a different opinion on this so does anyone actually know for definate?