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  1. JR

    two_days_late's 1980 MK2 Escort Sport

    +1, Bolt ons are sacrilege!!!!! *edit, I should have read your comment on the next page first..... Fair call.
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    nigelwade's Capri

    Cool mate, I Love getting ideas of other people, good work. What city do you live in? Heres a link to my build, progress has been very slow over the last year for me... viewtopic.php?f=17&t=20990
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    Testament's Fiat 131R

    Holly crap I love your extractors!! Big job man! nice work!!
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    JR's TT V8 Capri

    Here is my gearbox crossmember tacked up Done, wee bit of angle iron for a bit more strength
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    JR's V8 Capri

    Right, It makes sense that it doesn't have to be perfectly in line since it is constantly moving. Thanks. I guess ill just have it pointing in the general direction as close as I can. Cheers!
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    JR's TT V8 Capri

    Havnt done too much the last 2 weeks, I have made a cardboard radiator to see what size I can get away with Anybody have a better way of lining up the gearbox output with the diff without a drive shaft? Here I have just put the camera inline with the diff flange and zoomed in, with weight on the diff of course. Im am about to tack up the gearbox cross member but not 100% on the alinement. Any ideas?
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    JR's V8 Capri

    Haha yeah man for sure! Im building mine up in Blenheim but once its finnished I think it will live in chch. Im really keen to have a look at yours next time im in chch. Your cell number still the same as it was about 2 years ago?
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    low n slows mk1 2door

    Woow, just checked out your build for the 1st time..... serious stuff, good man!
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    JR's V8 Capri

    Cheers man, I was hoping to run the the exhaust under the extractors, with the left turbos exhaust running down the right hand side (if that makes sense), but theres just not enough room so im going to run it above the manifold. It might look a little funny but iv got to get it back there some how. Any ideas?
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    JR's TT V8 Capri

    My engine mounts. not pretty but should do the trick, they are pretty solid. Pictures are a bit out of sequence... but you get the idea
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    JR's V8 Capri

    Thanks guys, I wish I could claim the sumps welding as my own but it was one of the aircraft engineers at work, the dudes a magician.
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    JR's TT V8 Capri

    Im making a plenum at the moment with the throttle body forwards facing, next is the radiator, intercooler, computer and then brakes and suspension. not quite sure what diff im going to run yet. Any ideas? Hi-lux? late model falcon ute? LSD of course.
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    JR's TT V8 Capri

    So the manifolds are finnished, gearbox is on, making the cross member at the moment