Started on March 20 by RossD

1977 Ford Capri

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I bought this car from a guy in Green Bay and he said it came from an auction. (1976 Capri 2.3 Liter Lima w/4 speed Type F). He thought it came from Cali, and I found a LA Times from ‘92, I guess he wasn’t lying. All the right spots are rust free and the interior is pretty sad but I’m working on that; the car didn’t run and the tires and brakes were shot when the guy dropped it off. I’ve been bitten by the Lotus/Locost Seven but, let see how long this car will stay with me…

Latest updates
Oct. 18
Its for sale!

http://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum/200x-classifieds/1977-euro-fordmercury-capri-mk-ii/27641/page1/

Sept. 08
Ridin' Dirty

So the front suspension is back together, and the brakes are freshed as needed. I …

May 06
Loosey Goosey

The front end was wandering when I brought it back from my parents garage, so …

March 06
Its time to get back at it.

I drove my lovely Capri back to my house from its winter vacation at my …

Nov. 13
Winter Slumber

I drove to my parents house down some back roads so I could store it …

Sept. 21
Driven

I had to raise the idle to keep it from stalling but now It idles …

Sept. 16
It's alive!-wait, no it isnt.

It was almost alive. I’ve started it a number of times and apparently one to …

Sept. 15
The Ol' Rusty Porthole...

I finally cleaned up some of the surface rust around the lip of the windshield …

Aug. 26
Rubber and glass

I purchased some HTR200 195/60R14 from tire rack and had them shipped to my house. …

Aug. 04
Brakes, still.

I’ve got the front brakes almost back together with new rotors, pads, repacked wheel bearings …

July 20
I drove down to Madison and picked up a tranny.

More accurately, a Ford Type E 4 speed to replace my Type F with a …

July 06
Brakes and Tires and....

It seems like I’ve stalled a little on my Capri. I am debating trying to …

June 10
Check your Bearing

I was about to buy some new tires and mount them on my old ‘stang …

June 02
Seating for Two

I finally got the two mercury tracer seats mounted up. It almost looks like they …

April 06
Some pics

My dad fab-ed up some seat brackets for me. He’s awesome. Well we still have …

March 27
I'm gonna choke ya!

The choke on the carb was all hosed up and the linkage to electric module …

March 24
Parts is Parts

I am trying to find a newer header or intake manifold. Or a turbo setup. …

March 21
New Tires

Any ideas for replacement tires? I’m thinking about tires for both street and to start …

March 21
Received.

Well I got the car around 9:30 this morning. My plan right now is to …

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