CULT CAR - THE FORD CAPRI
The Ford Capri is an iconic car. From its development in the late 1960s it
became hugely popular and well-loved, instantly recognisable on the streets
of 70s Britain, as much a part of that decade as kipper ties and
flared-trousers! It even became a TV star in the hands of 'The
Professionals!' Although it finally went out of production in December
1986, many of these vehicles are still in existence, lovingly cared for by
individuals and groups of enthusiasts all over the country. The Capri's
best-remembered advertising slogan was 'the car you always promised
yourself' and, in the knowledgeable company of John Hill, chairman of The
Capri Club International, we met up with some Capri owners who made that
promise come true. We take a closer look at this wonderful car and see it
in action, come rain or shine! Move over Bodie and Doyle!
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Ten years of a restoration project- Capri RS2600 Race Replica
This is ten years of race car restoration project in 8:40 minutes.
See other videos:
Killing 1st engine in Dyno:
2nd engine in Dyno:https://www.youtube.com/wat
Race compilation of Season 2013:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBzRnmYlIkI
Music from Mikseri.net:
Zenith Spot - Mother Funk
Cooldown - The Chase
Funktion - Hyperventlation
Cover photo and last photo in video Tuukka Erkkilä.
Sas style driving away #5a
Mr Kundy does it again with his Ford Capri Mk1,5 v8! Some nice drifting!
Mr Kundy doet het weer met zijn Ford Capri Mk1,5 v8! Een paar mooie drifts.
NZV8 TV S3 Episode 7 - Thunder in the Park, Drag Combat, Kayne Scott race car - Part 1
On this week's show we head out to the Thunder in the Park event at
Pukekohe where we take a good look at some of the muscular metal taking
part. We check out Colin Meadow's C4 Corvette, Graham Barnes' GT2 V8 Ford
Capri and plenty of others. We go onboard in Kayne Scott's V8 race car,
which is now the fastest circuit racing saloon car in New Zealand, and have
a scorching hot lap around Pukekohe. From circuit racing to the strip,
where we go to Fram Autolite Dragway and catch the action from Drag Combat.
We watch as the best cars from the V8 scene battle against the fastest
imports. We take a special look at Wayne Yearbury's awesome 6-second
Yvonne destroys a Peugeot 205
The gearbox of Niels' Peugeot 205 broke down.. Time for Yvonne to finish
De versnellingsbak van Niels zijn Peugeot 205 is kapot... Tijd voor Yvonne
om het af te werken!
Wreck Rescue - Ford Capri (Part 1)
Buy @ http://www.markevans.co.uk/acatalog/Wreck_Rescue_DVD.html
Part 2: http://youtu.be/tdzXDdp2vuY
Wreck Rescue [Episode 3] - 1972 Mk1 Ford Capri
Test Drive the 1974 Ford Capri V8!
Hi! This is Agent 8771's 1974 Ford Capri, featuring a high-output 302 V8
and Borg-Warner T5 transmission hooked to a Ford 9 inch positraction rear.
This car originally had the wheezy Pinto 2000 cc engine and 4 speed trans,
so it is much better now. A nice, original, rust-free unit brought up from
the States to save it from the recyclers yard. Sweet vintage aluminum slot
mags, nerf bars, and diamond-tuft package tray finish this Capri off in
classic 70's style! Hope you like it as much as I do!
Ford Capri RS 2600 Cosworth V6 dyno crash
See more at https://www.facebook.com/CapriRS2600
Partial throttle runs for fuel mapping. Dyno was set to sweep
1000-7000rpm in 18 seconds. Limiter at 6450rpm. Crash at 5400rpm most
likely due bad conrod bearing.
Highlights of season 2013:
2.2 Ford SOHC pinto Engine with open pipes - Mk1/Mk2 RS2000 Escort/Cortina Kitcar
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2.2ltr ford sohc 'pinto' engine
offset ground crank, diesel rods, cologne v6 cast alloy pistons, teflon
buttons, Burton power rings, stainless steel one-piece inlet & ex., valves
(44.5 & 38mm respectively - wasted stems and inlet seat further narrowed).
Epoxy resin used to improve shape of inlet port - 'Apple port' as per David
Vizzard book specs.
2x Twin 45mm Dellorto DHLAs with (If I remember correctly) 38mm Chokes.
Infact, the specs I followed are available in Des Hammill's book 'How To
Power Tune Ford SOHC 'PINTO' Engines. He gives several examples of motors
including 2-3 set-ups for Pinto engines including 2100cc which is the one I
used. It got the results you see above.
Cylinder Head work has been elaborate and very time consuming (Valve guides
have been ground flush with the roof on both inlet and Exhaust ports).
Exhaust ports enlarged throughout. -
Both in. & ex. throts have neen 'throated' and then blended in upstream
with the rest of the port.
Heavy duty bearings all around including camshaft.
Standard ford factory camshaft & springs used during this video.
Standard points type distributor etc etc..
Mechanical Compression approx 10.8:1 (I used 100octane shell V-power
petrol for my runs).
Standard flywheel had all the available mass machined off to give the
lightest possible unit whilst retaining the most of the strength. It has
five steel dowel + 6x ARP bolts fastening it to the crank.
Crank was machined at halesowen engines (Don't think they do it anymore as
old man retired) then heat treated at laystall crankshafts in Wolverhampton
(different trading name now I think) and also polished at laystall
Diesel rods have seen some machining to get them to fit the crankshaft
(Rods are thicker and longer + a little hevier when standard).
Rods fitted with ARP YB cosworth rod bolts (No nuts).
I spent the best part of 7 years building this engine.
It has been a financial disaster and I would not do it again.
Saying that however, the value of building and running the engine
successfully will most likely reveal itself as the years go by.
I'm pleased you like the video and wish you great results with your
(Dedicated to my uncle).
2005-2013 Stourbridge (UK)
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