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by csr
Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:21 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: EFI conversion
Replies: 10
Views: 14281

There you go - technology beats carb again!

You will need to swap the tank - it's a big flat one on the Capri so if you
just strap the pump on, it will die on roundabouts.
Been there - done thaty - not funny!
by csr
Mon Jan 29, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: Electrical Area
Topic: That dim and dingy Capri instrument panel
Replies: 9
Views: 17320

It's an interesting idea. The one problem I have found with LED bulbs is that they are very dirrectional. The way the Capri dash works might be a problem. There are blue caps over the bulbs and they rely on light from the sides more so than forward. It might be ok or it might be useless. 501 is the ...
by csr
Mon Jan 29, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: EFI conversion
Replies: 10
Views: 14281

SOHC Injection

You have much to learn! You need to get hold of a 2.8 injection tank and pump. You could mess about fitting the Sierra pump but don't bother. Grab the fuel lines too if you can. You also need the injection head. Again, you could spend hours carving up the one you have but get the right one, it's muc...
by csr
Sun Jan 28, 2007 11:10 am
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: latest engine upgrade plans
Replies: 5
Views: 8974

Messing about with the old OHC is a total waste of money when you look at the options. It's too easy to spend a fortune on all the victim stuff like "45's" and the rest of the tat to strap them on. And what do you get at the end of it - mpg in single figures - rubbish driveability - endless adjustme...
by csr
Sun Jan 28, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: Brakes, Wheels & Suspension Area
Topic: Rear disk modification
Replies: 1
Views: 3941

Rear caliper mods

No exact figure - you will have to measure it.