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by OLD SKOOL KID
Thu Jun 12, 2008 4:51 pm
Forum: Drivetrain Area
Topic: Seal for gearbox
Replies: 5
Views: 7720

Seal for gearbox/oil

Someone will tell me if i'm wrong :oops:
I run a five speed behind a 3ltr always us auto trans fluid in it 8)
works for me.
by OLD SKOOL KID
Wed May 07, 2008 11:25 am
Forum: Brakes, Wheels & Suspension Area
Topic: Anti roll bar bush.
Replies: 11
Views: 15702

Hi, So i finally got a set of poly bushes for the capri.But when i went to fit them the outside of the bush was too small for the bracket even though the center hole was correct for the bar. I thought all the bushes had the same outer dimentions. Anyone know if this is true? Cheers :( hate to drag ...
by OLD SKOOL KID
Fri Jan 18, 2008 9:53 am
Forum: Body & Strengthening
Topic: Front valance anyone?
Replies: 5
Views: 8203

Jenni try martin @ capri gear think hes got one (this is the link )http://www.caprigear.co.uk/
Cheers.
by OLD SKOOL KID
Wed Jan 16, 2008 2:34 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: Fuel cat.
Replies: 4
Views: 6845

"How do you know if it is working ok" :oops: All I can say is running a big valve head,Holly.Nos.and plenty of welly (some times) theres no pinking engine runs sweet returns 25+ mpg on a run Had the heads off last year valves all ok. I think Ian @ capri club ran a cat on a capri (before his Tickford...
by OLD SKOOL KID
Wed Jan 09, 2008 11:01 am
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: Fuel cat.
Replies: 4
Views: 6845

I use a fuel cat on my 3 ltr have done for a few years have had no problems works ok
Mine you only do 3000 miles a year used to use millers VPL at least I thimk its called that :? ?
Still have about 4 bottles in the garage if anyone wants them going cheap.
by OLD SKOOL KID
Sat Aug 18, 2007 11:26 pm
Forum: Electrical Area
Topic: water temp guage
Replies: 2
Views: 5528

Earth the temp sender feed wire that should make the gauge go right up if it does try the sender faulty.if not there is a temp gauge on ebay got about 3 days to go sorry don`t know number.
by OLD SKOOL KID
Sun Aug 05, 2007 2:09 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels & Suspension Area
Topic: Tyres - Wide ones!!! 215(+)/60/13
Replies: 4
Views: 9644

235x60x13

try this on ebay.
Item number: 250150309543
4 x 235x60 x13
cheers.
by OLD SKOOL KID
Sat Jun 02, 2007 12:22 am
Forum: Your Garage Scene
Topic: anyone know how the blue v8s doing
Replies: 33
Views: 33795

Glad to see its all going well keep it sunny side up. :wink:
by OLD SKOOL KID
Sat Apr 21, 2007 11:49 am
Forum: Drivetrain Area
Topic: how do you change the clutch
Replies: 5
Views: 11442

How easy depends on your definition of easy takes about me about 6 hrs as long as you have a trolley jack and most important a clutch alignment tool you can get one from most accessory shops remember to put the pressure plate the right way. :roll: I start by removing the gear leaver( while your stil...
by OLD SKOOL KID
Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:46 am
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: 2.8 cologne - can it run a holley carb ?
Replies: 3
Views: 7628

Must agree putting a holley on a 2.8 might as well put a mini moto carb on it. check out this site for carb aplications.for cfm (cubic feet per minute)
www.corvetteactioncenter.com/tech/tools/carb.htm.
by OLD SKOOL KID
Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:37 pm
Forum: Drivetrain Area
Topic: Gearbox or Clutch?? MK1 2000 GT V4
Replies: 1
Views: 4994

Gordon were do you start on this one if it were me I would jack the rear of the car up get someone to turn the road wheels have a look under the car make sure alls ok first, are you sure its gearbox/cluch area not the diff flange rubbing on the bodyor prop ujs as depressing the cluch pedal should el...
by OLD SKOOL KID
Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:13 pm
Forum: Mk1 Capri's
Topic: Video clip of my Capri
Replies: 2
Views: 7257

Nice one Anni your cars spot on
the only vid i have of my mk 1 is when I first fitted the Noz after the forth blast I popped a head gasget the language not sutable for posting it :wink:
by OLD SKOOL KID
Sat Apr 14, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: Steering Area
Topic: steering rack
Replies: 4
Views: 7584

Maybe worth checking track ball joint ends before you go to far as they tend to wear before the rack.
by OLD SKOOL KID
Sun Apr 08, 2007 4:24 pm
Forum: Cooling Area
Topic: Ford Capri silicone coolant hose kits.
Replies: 8
Views: 13523

Hose or is it hoes....

Well fitted the hoses yesterday top hose Gr8 bottom needed 10mm triming off and the angles still not 100 % will post some pictures a.s.a.p .bit p*** off but the show goes on. :cry:
by OLD SKOOL KID
Sun Mar 11, 2007 8:19 pm
Forum: Cooling Area
Topic: Ford Capri silicone coolant hose kits.
Replies: 8
Views: 13523

Silicone Hoses

Went To Roosemotor sport in lincoln last week collected my silicone hoses no problems they do kits for capris most engines in the range give them a call for your requirments.