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by spud115
Thu, 29 Sep 2016, 21:14
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: fordccapri project?
Replies: 43
Views: 7690

fordccapri project?

Your right - and ive had another look - so am now looking at a net gain warp 11 inch - 2 reasons 1. there are a lot of add ons available (and i cant be bothered machining stuff up)- inc brackets for brake booster, air cond and power steer etc, and couplings for tail shift/another motor etc. 2. i don...
by spud115
Wed, 28 Sep 2016, 19:43
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: fordccapri project?
Replies: 43
Views: 7690

fordccapri project?

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pic of the victim - (no doubt this conversion will take a while - im time poor)
by spud115
Wed, 28 Sep 2016, 19:31
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: fordccapri project?
Replies: 43
Views: 7690

fordccapri project?

got a bit depressed with it all (arf arf) - just the range and power thing - didnt add up to me cost wise. However, im back on track and looking for the best way forward - after a small bit of R&D - looking at a curtis 1238-7601 AC-50 brushless AC motor etc - has anyone used one of these - what sort...
by spud115
Fri, 27 Nov 2015, 13:20
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: fordccapri project?
Replies: 43
Views: 7690

fordccapri project?

It's disappointing we can't achieve a tesla type range in a diy
by spud115
Fri, 27 Nov 2015, 12:47
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: fordccapri project?
Replies: 43
Views: 7690

fordccapri project?

The leaf conversion was very interesting - but I don't think ill do it that way. If I did throw the decent $ at it - what sort of range could I realistically achieve?
Thinking about it - if im going to do it - Im thinking I may as well go for a result that will give me more than a hobby car.
by spud115
Sun, 22 Nov 2015, 18:12
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: fordccapri project?
Replies: 43
Views: 7690

fordccapri project?

No it's clean I have around 20 of them, some nasty - but this one is great
by spud115
Sun, 22 Nov 2015, 02:21
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: fordccapri project?
Replies: 43
Views: 7690

fordccapri project?

yep it looks the part all right (would look better in my capri) thanks for all the info - it seems tome that it does boil down to doing a budget (but nice) conversion using the combo you've set out (adverse effects) - that does look like a solid option. Or take a longer and more expensive road to a ...
by spud115
Sat, 21 Nov 2015, 14:15
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: fordccapri project?
Replies: 43
Views: 7690

fordccapri project?

the 230hp option does sound nice! (of course). and then id have to get a battery pack to suit. If I could build a car that had the range and the power for not crazy money.....
by spud115
Fri, 20 Nov 2015, 13:50
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: fordccapri project?
Replies: 43
Views: 7690

fordccapri project?

Thank you for the reply - if AC is best, then AC it is. Yes its rear wheel drive. The engine bay measurements u can see above (its another capri I have, but the panelling is essentially the same - easier to get to at the mo) - the under hatch area measures 900 (front to rear) and 1200 (side to side)...
by spud115
Fri, 20 Nov 2015, 13:43
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: fordccapri project?
Replies: 43
Views: 7690

fordccapri project?

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by spud115
Thu, 19 Nov 2015, 23:31
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: fordccapri project?
Replies: 43
Views: 7690

fordccapri project?

getting used to this forum but... we have been thinking for some time about converting a car - ive selected this one - mainly because of the large hatch space and engine bay space. It runs a 4cyl at present. The potential body mods - I don't mind, mounting the motor etc - no probs. Whatim not up to ...
by spud115
Thu, 19 Nov 2015, 23:27
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: fordccapri project?
Replies: 43
Views: 7690

fordccapri project?

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