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by Leraj
Sat 26 Mar 2016, 22:53
Forum: Restoration
Topic: Ford Capri brake upgrade
Replies: 13
Views: 7495

Re: Ford Capri brake upgrade

Hope to get it looking like this.
by Leraj
Sat 26 Mar 2016, 22:49
Forum: Restoration
Topic: Ford Capri brake upgrade
Replies: 13
Views: 7495

Re: Ford Capri brake upgrade

Here is the pic
by Leraj
Sat 26 Mar 2016, 22:32
Forum: Restoration
Topic: Ford Capri brake upgrade
Replies: 13
Views: 7495

Re: Ford Capri brake upgrade

Hi all. Well it's been a while, a lot has happened. The Capri mk1 I had ended up being scrapped, so I decided to abandon that. Bought a Capri mk3, which I now plan to put the v8 engine into. Sending engine and diff off next week for up grades Still looking for the brake upgrade. It takes the same br...
by Leraj
Tue 01 Dec 2015, 11:47
Forum: Restoration
Topic: Ford Capri brake upgrade
Replies: 13
Views: 7495

Re: Ford Capri

Thanks Bearhawke. Will have to look at that, cause the ford 9 inck diffs seem to be a bit rare. Also have to make some time to go looking for the St170 calipers. Been working on engine, stripped it down and found a few bent pushrods, so will have to get those. We fitted the engine into the car, need...
by Leraj
Tue 17 Nov 2015, 11:45
Forum: Restoration
Topic: Ford Capri brake upgrade
Replies: 13
Views: 7495

Re: Ford Capri brake upgrade

Hi all, and thanks Gavin, I need to go hunting for that ST170 brakes. I got the engine from Rocket 88, and the calesman, Criag who was very helpful, said that i should use the ford 8.8 diff with LSD that they sell. the option sounded interesting, but the diff will probablly need shortening, so i thi...
by Leraj
Fri 13 Nov 2015, 11:12
Forum: Restoration
Topic: Ford Capri brake upgrade
Replies: 13
Views: 7495

Re: Ford Capri brake upgrade

Thanks Colin and Mark. I need to start getting the diff, suspension and brakes parts sorted. Colin, what chev diff did you use, and and chance I could see a pic of your brakes, just for an idea of what needs to be done. Been looking on the web for diffs but not many available on offer, might have to...
by Leraj
Tue 10 Nov 2015, 13:56
Forum: Restoration
Topic: Ford Capri brake upgrade
Replies: 13
Views: 7495

Re: Ford Capri brake upgrade

Hey all. Here are some pics of my Capri. Sent it off for sandblasting as it has lots of bodyfiller. Then going to start with getting it ready for painting. Will see what is beneath the body filler :? I am waiting for Rocket88 to get back to me regarding a ford 302 engine, seems like their shipment w...
by Leraj
Tue 10 Nov 2015, 08:14
Forum: Parts wanted
Topic: 8.8 inch ford diff
Replies: 5
Views: 1455

Re: 8.8 inch ford diff

Hey Kanna.
I might be interested in that diff, if you are looking to sell it.
Where are you based?
Thanks.
Lee
by Leraj
Sat 07 Nov 2015, 11:20
Forum: Restoration
Topic: Ford Capri brake upgrade
Replies: 13
Views: 7495

Re: Ford Capri brake upgrade

Thanks Za.
So is the standard front brakes adequate?
I can just upgrade the rear.
And has anyone used a x-frame, axle location kit.
Thanks again.
Lee
by Leraj
Thu 05 Nov 2015, 17:19
Forum: Restoration
Topic: Ford Capri brake upgrade
Replies: 13
Views: 7495

Ford Capri brake upgrade

Hey guys. Wonder if anyone can help? I am in the beginning of my Capri restoration and I am looking at the options for the brake and upgrade. I am gonna put a ford v8 302 engine and was wondering what options are available in SA for the upgrades. I know that Wilwood does a brake upgrade but that is ...