StreetlegalTV.com - Dart SHP Ford 363 Installation and Dyno
With some help from some friends, we put together a lethal combination for
our 85 Fox. We put 363 Cubic inches of power to the test utilizing Darts
SHP line of products and some of he biggest names in the business.
1983 Mercury Capri rs 5.0
This is my Capri I bought it in 1989 and drove it for years until I had
kids.I stored it for a few years and started the restoration in 1994 it
took me ten years to get it up and running but I did end up taking every
single piece of this car apart and did all the work myself other than the
machine work for the motor and I did not paint it.The theme is to look
exactly like it did in 1983.The hardest part was finding 1983 ground
effects.Other than the stero and tinted windows this is a correct 1983.
1986 Mercury Capri V6
Walk-around and some fun in a 1986 Mercury Capri. Engine: 1978 Ford 2.8L
171 CID V-6, Holley 390 CFM 4-BBL carburetor, Offenhauser intake manifold,
Crane Cams dual pattern camshaft, Aluminum timing gears,MSD Ignition, Ford
Racing 9mm ignition wires, Ford "Capri V-6" aluminum valve covers.
Transmission: 1989 Borg-Warner WC T-5, Pro-5.0 shifter. Differential: 1986
Mustang GT 8.8 3.55:1
Traction-Lok, quad shocks. Suspension: Larger anti-sway bars, Energy
Suspension bushings and mounts, 1993 SVT Cobra steering rack, 1986 Mustang SVO front calipers and
rotors, 1985 Capri RS 5.0 struts, Ford Racing springs, Summit Racing
Subframe connectors, strut tower and K-member braces. Exhaust: Edelbrock shorty headers, custom O/R
H-pipe, Flowmaster 40's, stainless tips.
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis Blower Motor Repair -EricTheCarGuy
This video shows my little 'adventure' as I repair the blower motor on this
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis. The Grand Marquis is pretty much the same as
the Ford Crown Victoria or full sized Lincoln. I did end up fixing it in
the end but it took a little bit to get to the bottom of the problem. I'll
admit that was my own doing but all's well that ends well I suppose. There
is another version of this video that goes into more detail available to
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Testing Relays: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWmt6gorzUg
Basic Electrical troubleshooting Part 1:
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1972 Mercury Capri V6 2600 startup ......and it's for sale !
This was my first car purchased in 1978. I drove it stock for a few years
then in 1981 I did a restoration (body work, paint, suspension, engine,
trans.) . I took off the stock rally wheels and bias tires and put on some
aluminum slot mag wheels with radials.
I installed an ANSA dual sport Exhaust
system with twin Ferrari resonator tips which improved the performance and
it sounded great!
Put air shocks in the back so I could lower the rear a bit to improve
I installed a high power stereo (hey it was 1981!) and this thing was
powerful at that time. I made a custom speaker enclosure to fit on the
I installed a set of aluminum rear window louvers and that set off the
styling nicely...at least I liked them !
The car handled great, the V6 and 4 speed made for a really quick and
nimble sports car. Plus it was very reliable for a 70's import. The only
issues I had was loosing a sync gear in the trans and it liked to go
through front end bushings..
The interior is in great shape but the dash is cracked. Actually I think
they all cracked after 4-5 years unless the car never saw the sunshine!
The body has some spots coming through but it's not in terrible shape. The
entire underside was undercoated.
Normal maintenance was performed over the years but along with belts,
hoses, etc... etc will need the front calipers rebuilt as the are sticking.
Otherwise it runs and drives good.
This is for sale if anyone is interested.
1973 Mercury (Ford) Capri 2000, 4-Speed --- "The Sexy European" --- FOR SALE
1973 Mercury (Ford) Capri 2000. 4-Speed -- "The Sexy European". Factory
medium brown metallic with original black vinyl roof and decor group. A
museum-quality 'survivor' with only 30,175 actual miles, housed in a
climate-controlled environment for the last 13 years. 2nd owner, garaged
kept since purchased new in 1973, and never used as primary transportation.
Photos Can Be Viewed Here:
Vehicle never smoked in, no mildew odors, no road accidents, or any rust;
all original paint, trim, glass, entire interior, vinyl roof, engine,
drivetrain, etc., each in outstanding condition. Normal wear items --
tires, shocks, battery, master brake cylinder, brake lines, brake
components, filters, etc., replaced at 25,000 miles or periodically with
FoMoCo or OEM replacement parts. Original Dunlop spare in trunk; Dunlop
replacements on car in correct size.
Professionally maintained by Pterodactyl Racing, a premier vintage racing
organization. Currently insured/appraised by classic car insurer at
$15,750 -- with historic tags. Documentation, manuals, and spares with
Please note, this is not some tarted-up, so-called restoration; this
vehicle drives, rides, handles and looks like a nearly new Capri, with only
a few imperfections and limited modifications such as a Momo period-correct
steering wheel. If you want the Capri from your past, without the expense
(and headaches) of a costly restoration, this Capri is for you. Only a
handful of imported European
Mk. 1 Capris (1970-1973) in the U.S. are in this stunning condition. First
place winner at several car shows.