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  1. Stuff - WANTED
    The engine in my Mk1 Capri 3.5V8 is knackered so I'm on the lookout for another. Have bought two off e-bay which turned out to be non-runners so I need one that I can see running before I pay. - Will also consider a whole car as long as the engine is good. Thanks Paul
  2. Tri Chevys, Spirit Of the Fifties and the Tuck...
    Having a bloody nightmare trying to sort out the front suspension / wheels on my 57 due to some of the mods. Anybody on here running a low (3.5" dropped) front with 17" wheels ect ? Be gratefull for some info, as I'm at a :beuj: stage.
  3. Stuff - WANTED
    hi guys as above im after a 3.5 or 3.9 runing rover V8 engine and an Auto box to go with it, (high compression engine wanted please) if you have anything or know of anything please let me know by either pm on here, emailing [email protected], or calling 07789003876 thanks in advance...
  4. Stuff - FOR SALE
    Complete running gear from a 56 International Pickup showing 62k miles believed genuine Running Silver Diamond 3.6L 220 ci Engine (needs a core plug available form Raock auto in the States) 3 speed manual with over drive Prop Shaft Rear axle - no leafs Front I-beam on parallel leafs RHD...
  5. Tech Discussion
    I actually had two hours spare earlier and managed to turn the engine, establish TDC, clean the plugs & try to get it running again, I also ran a 12V feed to the HEI rather than the ballasted 9V that it did have. It fired eventually & settled down to its usual rough/rich running with a lot of...
  6. Vehicles - WANTED
    hi looking for a seventys style running sit up n beg pop engine dont care i have deep vein thromboses so needs to be somewhere handy , no sheds pls 01793 828895
  7. Stuff - FOR SALE
    Hi all, I have for sale a Set of Running Gear from a 1989 Vauxhall Carlton 3.0 GSi 12V. It comprises of the 6 Cyl 12V Engine & 5 Speed "Getrag" Manual G/Box, (Still Bolted Together), which is still in its Front Cradle, with Suspension Legs, Hubs Discs, (New), etc still fitted. There is a Prop...
  8. Chat
    :rule::rule::rule::rule: check out build and pics.. http://www.moyermade.com/chevyV8.html
  9. Stuff - FOR SALE
    20 block, 2L pinto. complete will all ancillaries- alt, engine mounts, flywheel and clutch, stock manifolds, 32/36 carb with K+N filter. orange silicone hotwire leads. was removed running from a trike, has since been cleaned up most parts blasted/degreased/repainted, and the rocker cover and...
  10. Tech Discussion
    Hi Guys, got a 3.5l RV8 motor in my escort, and its been running like a gran on a zimmerframe for the last couple of months....been playing with a few things installed a new performance coil and new magnecor HT leads so far. Problems I am having is it jumps around a little on idle when up to...
  11. Tech Discussion
    Im thinking of putting a Megasquirt ECU managment system on my car anyone here useing one ? If so how hard is it to get your head around it ? In my application it will need to control fuel injection , ignition and the motor is to be supercharged v8.
  12. Stuff - FOR SALE
    I have a pair of Model A running boards with front fenders for sale. One side is complete and in good condition, other has had part cut away and needs some fibre glass work to put right. No problem for any one with basic skills. Also i have stainless edging strips and lamp/support bar in with...
  13. On Topic
    I'm about to fit a heater in my old '70s throwback custom Marina van and need a neat way of running the heater hoses in the engine bay and particularly through the bulkhead. The engine bay is mega clean with all the wires etc running inside the wings so nothing is on show. I would like the...
  14. Stuff - FOR SALE
    excellent condition low milage motor and box removed from a dayvan, circa 1982 vintage. van had only done a genuine 68K, but the wooden caravan-back style body was rotten from it being parked under trees for a lot of its life, hence it being broken. all works as it should, have had it running...
  15. Tech Discussion
    A friend of mine has recommended that when I come to paint the running gear on my pop for a nice finish I should use "chassis black" with a small amount of hardener in it so it doesn't take an age for it to dry. He said that instead of undersealing the car I could paint it with that too. My...
  16. Stuff - FOR SALE
    I am about to install a new 302 into my MK1 Zodiac and thought I might advertise the old running gear on here, I did promise the lot to a guy who was going to fit it into his Mk1 Consul, but he has just been made redundant so his plans have naturally been put on hold. These are the details...
  17. On Topic
    Wouldn't you love to pull into a Mercedes Owners Club meeting driving this :twisted: ... http://www.secondzero.com/swd/autodaten.htm
  18. Tech Discussion
    I am helping a mate install a fresh rebuilt 350 with a BDS blower on top what should I expect to see the normal running tempeture of ? TIA :tup:
  19. Tech Discussion
    Anyone got any links to build-ups or pictures ? I'm guessing it'd be tight :beuj: Cheers folks.
  20. Tech Discussion
    Changed the cam in a bigblock and had nothing but greif since Does anyone know what would cause the engine to idle normally till it warms up and at 1500 from then but this has only happend since the cam change And sounds like an air leak from somewhere, changed carb and done a top end...
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