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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Capri, Sierra & Escort Gallery

    I’ve started up a new gallery dedicated to the Ford Capri, Sierras and Escorts. I've added up a few photos although anyone is welcome to add up more photos for others around the world to see. You can view the Capri/Sierra/Escort gallery here:...

    Started by PaulST‎, 04-01-2007 10:50 PM
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    1. Classic Small Ford Forum?

      I can't seem to find that Classic Small Ford Forum, the one that has escorts, cortinas and capris. It's a Aussie forum too. Can someone please post a link for me thank you.:)

      Started by Red RB30 Jet‎, 10-06-2007 09:33 PM
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    2. thought to put up a gallery of my van as i'm slowly restoring it

      hi guys. in this post ill be adding new pictures of work as i do them. this is how I got the van on 17/9/2010 had major holes cut in the floor where the rust was and in badly painted undercoat and was not going, the fuel line was melted on the extractors, and needed the front end rebuild badly...

      Started by griezy‎, 29-08-2011 09:49 AM
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    3. past vans

      i thought to show some of my past escort vans anyone else want to show their past or current escort vans, please feel free to upload a pic on this thread and to see if anyone knows if they are still with us some where this van which i had 16 years ago was extreamly modified, its a mk 1 with...

      Started by griezy‎, 06-04-2011 09:22 AM
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    4. My (Mushroom) Escort Panelvan

      So I figured that, being on this forum for long enough I may as well start a thread on my 1976 Mushroom Beige Escort Panelvan. I bought the car mid last year with the intentions of doing it up. it was registered and roadworthy but looked very tired and had a bit of rust. I can now say towards...

      Started by Nicko1805‎, 02-02-2012 08:02 PM
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    5. Market Research - Car Restorers & Car Customizers

      Iam doing some market research and would appreciate if people could complete this survey. No names or personal details will be stored. Thanks guys, and click on the link below to complete the surveyhttps://goo.gl/forms/0AqPvcIWX0txG1q82

      Started by corty80‎, 28-10-2016 10:28 AM
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    6. Mk2 Escort I'm building

      Hey Guys, just thought I'd share with you a Mk2 Escort I'm working on at the moment. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1507344142908564.1073741833.1492355817740730&type=1&l=7287e90a57

      Started by Oscar of Markoz‎, 03-04-2016 03:40 PM
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      10-07-2016, 05:56 PM Go to last post
    7. Capri diff upgrade

      Hi all Ok its time for the old v6 diff to go and a new diff to be put in its place as well as 5 stud and disk brakes all round:D. But my question is how wide/ narrow should i go?? i want to be able to run standard falcon rims under the back till i can afford some dragways. Any ideas would be...

      Started by capri_V6_4.0LT‎, 27-06-2008 10:07 AM
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      11-06-2016, 04:36 AM Go to last post
    8. WTB complete escort steering column

      Good evening, I am after a complete Escort Steering column. indicator/ light stalks, column inner and outer as well as the coupling. (rack and uprights too if you have them) I am located in Sydney - can travel Cheers

      Started by Voges‎, 26-04-2016 06:03 PM
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    9. Custom Escort / Cortina Grill Badges For Sale - EBAY

      Hi Guys, I have a few of these Grill Badges to suit Escort/Cortina for sale on Ebay. For the Escort one I have no idea which model it is to suit as I was asked if I could make it for a Escort when someone on a Facebook group saw the Cortina one I had made. So I made a few of these up. So these...

      Started by corty80‎, 25-01-2016 10:26 PM
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    10. Unwanted mk2 escort

      Hi all, I have a mk2 4 door, 2ltr manual, that I no longer need. Is in rough shape, has been pretty much stripped inside except for the front seats, I still have the back seat. Starter motor is playing up and engine has a tight spot but does run, it has rust in left front floor, fire wall,...

      Started by hbbe919‎, 24-01-2016 11:34 PM
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    11. mk 1 capri bw m78

      G'day all just looking to see has anyone fitted a diff out of a r31 or pintara into a mk1 capri, jim has explained how to do an earlier falcon diff on the cheap and shortening one axle, and the centura diff, but ive seen/read nothing about this sort I would like to pick someone's brain just a...

      Started by chubs0191‎, 06-01-2016 09:55 PM
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      07-01-2016, 12:07 PM Go to last post
    12. Wanted 711M head

      Hey guys, I am after a head from a 711M engine (I think there is no difference in a 1300 or 1600 crossflow) - must be the flat head type with no combustion chamber in the head. Im in Canberra but can travel, have people in Melbourne to help. Cheers, Adam

      Started by 69_2Door‎, 09-05-2015 11:24 PM
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    13. Wiring diagram/colour codes 79 mk2 rs2000

      Hi every one, I am a newbie. Had a major short last week, cooked wires to the point don't know what's what. Did have wiring diagram for mk2 rs2000 ,the right colour codes but do you think I can find them!!! Can any one help?

      Started by Isitrs‎, 24-04-2015 10:22 AM
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    14. 302 windsor

      Just wondering if and when I pull a 289 out of a v6 capri if a 302 windsor will slot straight back in without changing engine mounts.

      Started by rangergraham‎, 12-06-2014 09:50 PM
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    15. Mk 3 Capri

      I bought my Mk 3 Capri over 8 years ago....but it feels a lot longer. I drove it briefly when I first bought it, hoping to get a quick roadworthy and do a rolling resto but after the head gasket blew on the way to the All Ford day in Geelong, I thought it best to strip it down and do the job...

      Started by whooligan‎, 17-10-2013 04:39 AM
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    16. History of the Escort

      The Ford Escort began itís life in 1968 with the release of Ford Britain's replacement for the Anglia (Brendan will be pleased for the Ang to get a mention). At first it was considered too conventional and old fashioned for production in Germany, Ford Europe persisted and dual production was...

      Started by ED195Kw‎, 31-07-2003 02:08 PM
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    17. Where can i get a new roof for a Capri convertible

      Hi guys, I recently purchased a 1990 Ford Capri 1.6 version. I need to buy a new hood for it. The actual frame is fine, so a hood is all i need. Does anybody know where I may get a good deal?. I am based in Melbourne city. Cheers

      Started by jennsy‎, 15-01-2009 02:05 PM
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    18. Wanted 1990 Capri right rear handbrake cable

      I am looking for a 1990 Ford Capri right rear handbrake cable. I live near Toowoomba Qld.

      Started by gregted‎, 09-08-2012 04:26 PM
      handbrake cable, wanted
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    19. help me find my old project

      some years ago I began building an escort ute. due to work commitments I sold it to twin cam services in seaford Victoria. I have been very ill for some time now and have been thinking about this for some time now and wondering what became of it. does anyone know about it did it ever get...

      Started by eskiute‎, 13-04-2014 08:22 PM
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    20. never buy from jonoscopy or zinlow on ebay

      NM, Administrator please delete thread

      Started by griezy‎, 03-05-2014 10:13 PM
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    21. New Ford Escort spied testing in Australia


      Started by Padddy‎, 03-04-2014 03:02 PM
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    22. does anyone know the measurement for the sundowner side bubble window

      as some may know im doing a replica escort sundowner and i just found some genuine side bubble windows, does anyone know the measurements of where the windows go on the side and what size gap that needed for the rubber? need these measurement below cheers

      Started by griezy‎, 23-01-2012 06:20 PM
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    23. Simmons V4 - VERY WIDE


      Started by TEV8‎, 10-02-2014 08:24 PM
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    24. Chassis stamp Capri

      trying to get a pic of the location of the chassis stamp on a 1970 V6 capri, I know it is on the slam panel but would like to see a pic of one, it appears very difficult to obtain, not sure why. CC

      Started by colinc‎, 15-01-2014 07:31 PM
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    25. mrk1 1600 gt strips

      Hi can any one tell me where I can buy the strips for mrk1 capri 1600 gt in silver tryed ebay and google no joy there please

      Started by automann269‎, 15-11-2013 11:26 PM
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    26. Exclamation Starting Problem 1989 SA Turbo Capri

      Hi all, I have a sort of weird problem with my Capri, starts fine drive it around and turn it off go to start it again and no go, cranks over and even races a little now and then whilst cranking, leave it over night and starts first time, also seems to lack a bit of power and lags in first for...

      Started by Nocky‎, 01-11-2013 01:29 PM
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    27. Mk1 Capri Perana rear louvre's ???

      how do i find a one ??? been googling for a while ... ebayn uk & still no luck ??? are they called louvre's outside aus ? are they off perana's only ? should i start stalking south africans ??? cheers

      Started by earlybirds‎, 22-09-2013 08:09 PM
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    28. Fitting Buckets --HELP !

      Have any of you guys fitted "Recaro Fishnets" into your MK2 Esky,s ? I have them with NO rails so was thinking I could use the original seat rails BUT the diameter is different, do I need to bolt a metal plate on the seats then position the rails on them to fit so I can place seats on original...

      Started by ozneddy‎, 21-10-2013 05:59 PM
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    29. My obsesion !

      Hoping to put pics up,

      Started by ozneddy‎, 13-10-2013 11:47 AM
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    30. Check out my mk2 Esky!

      Hey guys just thought id upload a pic of ny car. Its the ghia model with the 2 litre pinto. Engine has headers and i think a cam (not sure as the guy who owned the engine before didnt who its history) through the 4 speed manual with a quickshifter. Ill put more pics up soon. :cool:

      Started by jimmyjam‎, 23-03-2011 02:25 AM
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    31. MK2 Escort

      Hi, I got the little Escort registered today. Its a 1980 2l auto Ghia with aircon (aircon not working at the moment). I wanted to clean it up a bit more before getting it registered but I had to put the Escort plates on a vehicle or lose them. Cheers Al

      Started by al campbell‎, 16-08-2012 03:47 PM
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    32. Capri Perana Gunston replica for sale - The one and only authorised replica

      Hi folks - haven't been here for a while. I am now offering for sale my Perana Gunston. A friend of mine has said it might be a good idea to mention it here. So I have! The car has it's own website www.gunstoncapriperana.com If anyone knows of an interested person ( by that I mean...

      Started by peranaman‎, 26-09-2013 03:58 AM
      302, capri, ford, gunston, perana
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    33. Complete Scheel RS2000 interrior going cheap


      Started by TEV8‎, 01-09-2013 01:31 PM
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    34. lack of castor rod in front suspension

      The most annoying thing about the capri is the lack of a castor rod or compression rod in the front suspension. I can see the sway bar is probably meant to do this job as well as its own job, but it does a miserable job! I have spent some time looking on the net for possible solutions, I didnt...

      Started by rb-capri‎, 11-08-2013 01:44 PM
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    35. Wanted MK2 Escort Front Left Wing/Guard

      Hi all im after a front left guard for my escort, must be in good condition,

      Started by Aussie_Escort‎, 21-04-2013 08:37 PM
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    36. Question gutter mold for a mk2 escort 2 door

      hi everyone i was wondering if anyone knows where i can get eather chrome gutter molds or something that will look and work similer?

      Started by gteam‎, 19-05-2013 08:24 PM
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    37. Where to get Replacement Body Panels in Australia

      Anyone tell me where I can get replacement body panels for a Mk2 Escort 2 Door in Australia. looking for rust repair panels, eg floor pan, sill etc Thanks in advance

      Started by mwd1351‎, 29-03-2013 08:55 AM
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    38. Question GTV6 engine brace??

      G'day All I've noticed that some reported Capri GT V6's don't have the corner engine bay triangular "braces", between the top inner guard and the fire wall (both sides), about 4" or 5" at it's longest edge. Are all models 70 to 72 supposed to have them or just one or two? An answer to this...

      Started by durbo‎, 28-03-2013 05:00 PM
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    39. Mk 2 Escort Quarter Window Vent Mouldings/Trim

      Hello All, I'm Restoring a 1976 Mk2 escort and was wondering is it possible to buy new window vent trims/mouldings. Does anyone know of a company which would supply these. Nicko

      Started by MK2NICKO‎, 21-03-2013 09:30 PM
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    40. UPC brake kits.

      Hi, Has anyone had experience with the UPC brake kits for MK2 escorts, specifically the Rally 1600 PBR twin piston billet, disc's 296x28mm? Rims are 15". Thanks Jos

      Started by Eskygirl‎, 15-02-2013 12:57 AM
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    41. Smile Capri 2.8lt sierra combo

      Hi all, New to the forum, Considering purchasing a 2.8 lt V6 and 5 sp sierra gearbox combo for a 1600 deluxe Capri. Is this a viable prospect/ project or should I steer clear and wait for a 3lt. I assume it's a cologne motor, not sure. Any reply or input is greatly appreciated. Cheers Durbo

      Started by durbo‎, 12-02-2013 04:59 PM
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    42. A kiwi Mk 1 rebuild

      Hi guys I am currently rebuilding a 1969 Mk 1 Escort into a multi purpose road legal racer. At the moment she is a very rusty (in places) shell but when I purchased her as a rolling shell it didnt look to be too bad ( until i removed the sign writing) since then wow. However as I go through the...

      Started by 147racer2010‎, 03-02-2011 12:33 PM
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    43. 76 ford escort resto

      hi all here are some photos of my 76 escort i also have a question i bought a ford repair manual for it and when i looked up the paint and trim code for it the paint code is k for tango and the trim code is h but the book has no color for it any ideas where i could find out that info and if anyone...

      Started by webby_83‎, 19-12-2012 12:31 PM
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    44. Mk2 Escort paint code and Blank Vin plates

      Hi there, i recently bought a Mk2 1.3 1976 XL escort and need a bit of help. I am after new blank vin plates as the ones i have on are in the worst of condition and they wont let it pass pits. i am also after some help regarding the paint code. it says the paint code is 3 but i have searched all...

      Started by Aussie_Escort‎, 14-01-2013 05:00 PM
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    45. Paint Colour RS 2000 Escort

      I would like to know what the paint colour EY426 is, my nephew has found this number of the ID plates. He has a RS 2000 currently painted in black. His ID plate has BC ESCORT 2DR 5 10-80 CK41XY 968970 R I own an orange RS...

      Started by doorslammer‎, 07-01-2006 01:44 PM
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    46. Weber 32/36 DGV problem on my 1600 engined Mk1 Escort

      Hi All, Mk1 Escort with a Weber 32/36 DGV carb, extractors, std 1600 GT Capri cam - it was running quite rich and prone to flooding when cold, so I figured I would put a kit through the carb and give it a good clean out. While I was doing that, I discovered a real mish mash of jets. It has:...

      Started by alarmour‎, 01-12-2012 12:28 AM
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      10-12-2012, 09:22 AM Go to last post
    47. seirra 5 speed conversion details NEEDED

      Hi Guys, So I Finally managed to get a 5 speed for my van and was looking to put it in this summer. My question to everyone on this forum then is what are the specifics for completing this conversion? I know the rough idea of tc cortina speedo cable, my tailshaft will fit etc but any intricate...

      Started by Nicko1805‎, 01-12-2012 03:30 PM
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      05-12-2012, 11:33 PM Go to last post
    48. Carpi Mk1 Auto -> manual conversion

      Hi, Am new to the forum and have a Mk1 Capri 1970. Have tried to search the forms on my question, but could not find enough detail. Was hoping to find out details on converting the auto to manual on a 1600 Capri. Can the same tailshaft be used, and is it possible to use the V6 manual gearbox...

      Started by cris_adder‎, 17-10-2012 10:02 AM
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    49. HELP WANTED: Wiper Parts

      I have managed to lose some wiper parts from my Mk1 Escort and cannot locate replacements anywhere so am hoping somebody on here may have the bits or know who has!!! I recently changed the wiper mechanism to another that I believe is also a Mk1 Escort part. However, the wiper spindles (that...

      Started by Mk1_Oz‎, 14-11-2012 02:11 PM
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    50. type9 gearbox wanted

      hey, im on the hunt for ford sierra type9 gear box, im in adelaide, thanks my n.o 0435259093

      Started by eamonlad‎, 17-10-2012 07:57 PM
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