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by Coops
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Your Car Video's
Topic: Santa Pod Raceway New Surface Claims Another Victim
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Re: Santa Pod Raceway New Surface Claims Another Victim

video of another one of the accidents the weekend,
may not work as its on facebook.

by Coops
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Your Car Video's
Topic: Santa Pod Raceway New Surface Claims Another Victim
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Re: Santa Pod Raceway New Surface Claims Another Victim

car lost grip, the tyres spun then hit the rev limiter (what the smoke is) then it was off for a joy ride across the track :(
by Coops
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Your Car Video's
Topic: Santa Pod Raceway New Surface Claims Another Victim
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Re: Santa Pod Raceway New Surface Claims Another Victim

its the new surface mate,
even I struggle with traction this year,
by Coops
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Your Car Video's
Topic: Santa Pod Raceway New Surface Claims Another Victim
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Santa Pod Raceway New Surface Claims Another Victim

My mate Tony with his 1200bhp capri lost traction mid track sunday and went on quite a ride, ended up crossing lanes and running down the wall at over 130mph before slowing it down and bringing the car back onto the track The new track claimed 4 cars over the weekend, we are currently in the process...
by Coops
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Drivetrain & Transmission Area
Topic: Ford 8.8 Ratio Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 408

Re: Ford 8.8 Ratio Advice

R380 2wd as used in the morgan plus 8 v8 mate

Gear-----Ratio
1st-------3.321
2nd------2.132
3rd------1.397
4th------1.0
5th------0.77
by Coops
Mon Aug 27, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Drivetrain & Transmission Area
Topic: Ford 8.8 Ratio Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 408

Re: Ford 8.8 Ratio Advice

Hi Stevie,

I was looking around a 3.44 but there isn't such a ratio for the 8.8 like the old capri atlas ratios, 3.55 seems the closest,
225 50 15 hoosiers think that works out around a 26" tyre ???
by Coops
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Drivetrain & Transmission Area
Topic: Ford 8.8 Ratio Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 408

Ford 8.8 Ratio Advice

Good evening been a while since ive posted on the forum :lol: after some advice regarding rear end ratios for road and track, currently running the stock 3.08 ratio with the R380 5 speed gearbox, im not after out and out acceleration as the car is driven on the road more than the track, but want a l...
by Coops
Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Trolly jack low profile
Replies: 6
Views: 236

Re: Trolly jack low profile

Im too on the look out for a new jack, my current low entry one from Arcan has finally died after 4 years,

If anyone finds an Arcan ALJ2T alloy jack in a local Costco can you give me a shout please as im not having any luck finding another one around here :?
by Coops
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Street tires
Replies: 6
Views: 932

Re: Street tires

I run Toyo proxies T1R on my Capri,
not a bad tyre thinking of trying the Toyo R888 next
by Coops
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Your Garage Scene
Topic: Westfield Seight 4.6 Vems
Replies: 2
Views: 487

Re: Westfield Seight 4.6 Vems

Good to hear mate :racing
by Coops
Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Electrical & Ignition Area
Topic: Plug Leads Advice.......
Replies: 9
Views: 247

Plug Leads Advice.......

Right, its time to replace the plug leads on the v8, manged way more life out of this set than we thought we would lol, any recommendations for leads? Mallory? MSD?? not had a very good experience with magnecor but open to sugestions, A company called formula power use to sponsor the forum, did anyo...
by Coops
Sat May 12, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Another Race Track Closes
Replies: 4
Views: 652

Re: Another Race Track Closes

Weald has closed mate no more drag racing allowed there ,

pisses me off, oh well UK Street Outlaws it is then lol
by Coops
Thu May 10, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Another Race Track Closes
Replies: 4
Views: 652

Another Race Track Closes

The news us drag racers was dreading was finally announced today after an agonising wait, that the closure of Shakespeare County Raceway is now confirmed as its land has finally been sold for a housing development, I grew up at SKRW (known as Long Marston Raceway back in the day) i first learnt how ...
by Coops
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Your Garage Scene
Topic: My Supercharged V8 Capri Conversion
Replies: 1101
Views: 30381

Re: My Supercharged V8 Capri Conversion

Do you know if these are available in the UK?
As only found USA sellers so far
by Coops
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Your Garage Scene
Topic: My Supercharged V8 Capri Conversion
Replies: 1101
Views: 30381

Re: My Supercharged V8 Capri Conversion

does this look like the correct connector mate?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-Delp ... 1438.l2649

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