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by Orange
Mon 30 Jan 2017, 09:56
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Good cars with poor engines
Replies: 7
Views: 1810

Re: Good cars with poor engines

Escort XR3 and derivatives.
by Orange
Mon 24 Oct 2016, 10:37
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Falcon fairmont
Replies: 0
Views: 929

Falcon fairmont

Hi 2000 Falcon Fairmont. Breaking for spares or complete R15000,00. License is up to date. Been parked for about 2 years. Fuel pump and power steering needs to be replaced. Interior needs TLC. Engine was apparently running until is was parked because of the fuel pump and the owner was out of town at...
by Orange
Tue 06 Sep 2016, 11:21
Forum: Parts wanted
Topic: 351C sump needed.
Replies: 2
Views: 964

Re: 351C sump needed.

Hi Rassie. I have one. Will take a pic tonight and send it to you.
by Orange
Wed 13 Jan 2016, 10:03
Forum: Parts wanted
Topic: Firenza body and grille wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 1721

Re: Firenza body and grille wanted

Not sure if this helps. Been standing on the road for years. Looks hand painted. You can "google street view" for more info.

41 Rouwkoop Rd
Rondebosch, Cape Town
South Africa
by Orange
Mon 07 Sep 2015, 12:07
Forum: Technical
Topic: 327 Chevy V8 Starting woes
Replies: 22
Views: 4968

Re: 327 Chevy V8 Starting woes

I had similar issues with an XR3 back in the nineties. Check the connectors at the back of the alternator. Don't use individual lugs, get the proper connector. It solved all the issues.
by Orange
Thu 04 Jun 2015, 08:08
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: 351 C parts for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1055

351 C parts for sale

Hi, I have some odds engine parts for 351. Brake discs are from a 72 Mustang - was told it will fit Ranchero etc. R1000.00 for everything 4 barrel intake 2 x brake discs - not new - good condition Chrome pulley OIl filler/Air breather cap Chrome Air cleaner with filter Sump 2 x new sealed beams Torq...
by Orange
Wed 03 Jun 2015, 11:38
Forum: Parts wanted
Topic: Opel 140 Kadett Camshaft
Replies: 44
Views: 6222

Re: Opel 140 Kadett Camshaft

I had a buddy who owned a 80's model Kadett 1.3. Went through about 3 camshafts over a a few years. He never drove fast, but there was a rumor that it was a fairly common on some of those engines at the time. Something to do with the oil supply to the cam?
by Orange
Thu 05 Mar 2015, 08:16
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: SA Production Car Land Speed Record
Replies: 5
Views: 1057

Re: SA Production Car Land Speed Record

Beautiful car. I know someone on the medical/emergency standby crew who goes up there quite often. They very strict, no cell phones or any communication while in the field.
by Orange
Fri 20 Feb 2015, 15:25
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Outstanding Service: CBF Diep River
Replies: 8
Views: 1552

Re: Outstanding Service: CBF Diep River

Same hear. Excellent job, service and price. Shane can be a really good story teller too.
by Orange
Wed 11 Feb 2015, 13:32
Forum: Cars for sale
Topic: *SOLD* 1973 Ford Ranchero
Replies: 15
Views: 7000

Re: 1973 Ford Ranchero

Sold :(