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Cars For Sale / Re: XR4x4 Twin Turbo
« Last post by capri v8 driver on July 16, 2020, 15:24:42 PM »
Sad to see it go after all the work that's gone into it.

There will be people for it but the market for cars is down at this moment due the Corona virus and the coming crisis. Looking at ebay the ones that are getting sold for high prices are in original and excellent condition. The ones with work are sold for little money. 

My advice, don't sell it but hang on to the car till times are beter and look for a other storage place or stick it in a shipping container and ship it over to the OZ. Sierra's are very rare in the OZ as only the RS500 is sold in the OZ for racing. So you would have something very special over there.

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Cars For Sale / XR4x4 Twin Turbo
« Last post by sierra3dr on July 12, 2020, 10:49:03 AM »
Taken from the XR-Owners forum ......."Hi all, used to be on these forums waaaaaayy back in the day, I traveled to Oz many years ago and ended up staying, sadly leaving my XR4x4 Twin Turbo behind. It now looks like I have to move it from where it was stored/sitting in UK. Its been sitting idle outside for a number of years now unfortunately, but basic spec/info:

Engine

- Fully rebuilt with Minker spec pistons + heads (from Allan Jeffery, I'd have receipts somewhere) basically had only just been run in before being parked up.
- Lotus Carlton Injectors
- MBE Engine Management
- Alloy Rocker Covers

Other Points

- 3 Spoke RS Wheel
- Front + Side RS skirts (also have used unfitted RS rear apron)
- Cossie 170mph clocks
- F Reg

Body wise I think its a bit messy aka lacquer peeling off paint and rust patches etc. Engine wise its stood for a few years, before that it was practically just run in (was due to go back in and finish off mapping).

I know its a bit hard go on without pics re condition etc, but are these cars/parts worth anything anymore ?"
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Parts Wanted / FORD GRANADA MK3 FRONT & REAR BUMPER RS SKIRTS
« Last post by c.a.p.r.i on July 11, 2020, 22:25:14 PM »
Wanted, both front and rear bumper RS skirts to finish off my MK3 hatchback project (the rear skirt from the saloon version is different and won't fit the hatchback as i found out)
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General Discussion / Re: Guess the wheel question.
« Last post by capri v8 driver on July 11, 2020, 11:04:54 AM »
This question is solved.

I was at the Mercedes dealer this morning and 1 of the older mechanics recognized the wheels. They are a custom set deriving from the Enkei EK96 and are extreme rare as these set of wheels were 16x8 and 16x9 with a very low backspacing and where never sold to the general public as they are a limit option for the Mercedes Sec and AMG models in the '80's. .

For the public the EK96 was only sold as 15x7 and 16x8 in very low numbers as these wheels are $$$$. A cheaper option for the same style wheel was the Remotec or BBS wheels.

If you found or have a wheel(s) that unknown maybe this treat could help. Just post a picture of your wheels.

   
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General Discussion / Guess the wheel question.
« Last post by capri v8 driver on July 10, 2020, 20:40:24 PM »
Guess the wheel question.

I got these wheels on my Taunus 20m. They are 16 x 8 and 16 x 9 5x112. They are from Enkei made for Mercedes like the W124 and w126. They are 2 piece wheels with a center nut.

What the order/part number from this wheel? They are not the 92s or Zona wheels. Or does any one have more info about these wheels?



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Parts For Sale / Re: For sale emerald K6 wiring loom for 24v cosworth engine
« Last post by scud on July 10, 2020, 12:46:02 PM »
How much are we talking for a loom mate

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General Discussion / Re: Cossy BOA running lean
« Last post by scud on June 03, 2020, 13:46:16 PM »
You say it seems lean,  what makes you think that?  Also what Paul said

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General Discussion / Re: Cossy BOA running lean
« Last post by capri v8 driver on May 20, 2020, 19:05:20 PM »
How is the fuel pressure and the lambda values?

And no there isn't much you can do with the stock ecu to make it run richer. Losing the EGR creates a very lean condition in the mid range of the RPM and the ecu cannot compensate for it.  Some people used bigger injectors or upped the fuel pressure but that opens a other box of problems.

The only way to run the engine properly without the EGR is to use aftermarket ECU.
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General Discussion / Cossy BOA running lean
« Last post by Richard Knight on May 20, 2020, 17:06:55 PM »
Hi All,
I have a BOA engine running in a kit car and she seems to be running lean - the egr is removed but all else is normal including ECU. is there a way to richen up the mixture at all?
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Welcome / Hello from Spain
« Last post by charly_rs on May 09, 2020, 11:47:06 AM »
Hi at all,

I'm Charly from Spain and I have a carbed Capri 2.8 v6 Turbo look.

Grateful to belong to this community.


Best Regards & Stay safe.
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