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  Topic: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
steamo

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PostForum: Kool Rides   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:00 pm   Subject: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
It's s ford capri crossmember which I used for the pinto. Needed a bit of tweaking to fit the zetec though. I had to make some new mounts, although i managed to chop up the capri pinto mounts and util ...
  Topic: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
steamo

Replies: 133
Views: 99041

PostForum: Kool Rides   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:23 pm   Subject: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
More progress. Engine is in and it's pretty neat I think.
https://i.imgur.com/bO2kVCS.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/nB56fZj.jpg

All the engine mounts sorted now just had to tweak the engine crewmember ...
  Topic: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
steamo

Replies: 133
Views: 99041

PostForum: Kool Rides   Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:49 pm   Subject: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
Making steady progress...

One Zetec stripped of superfluous ancillaries. New cam belt and waterpump fitted.
https://i.imgur.com/SX98Z4y.jpg

Not been without problems though... most significant ...
  Topic: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
steamo

Replies: 133
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PostForum: Kool Rides   Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:23 pm   Subject: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
Thanks Wilfred.

Using the same vw transaxle as I was with the pinto. I ran a 1600 3 rib box for 6 years or so but eventually I got myself a 2000 6 rib for the slightly longer ratios and strength. I ...
  Topic: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
steamo

Replies: 133
Views: 99041

PostForum: Kool Rides   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:23 pm   Subject: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
Been away a while again.... so a little update.
I've a good excuse this time, our baby boy was born last December means I've had a busy year or so.

So 2017 major news was, as promised a trip down ...
  Topic: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
steamo

Replies: 133
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PostForum: Kool Rides   Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:49 pm   Subject: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
Ha cheers jp everyone says that about the wheels! I prefer the slotties though so they're less classy and thus far more me Grin Steels were nice for the wedding though.

Got a box a while back ...
  Topic: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
steamo

Replies: 133
Views: 99041

PostForum: Kool Rides   Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:43 pm   Subject: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
Wow it's been a while nearly 5 years on the road. Been eventful so just thought I'd post up a few notable events.

First and only real mishap was a washer of the air filter got eaten by a hungry web ...
  Topic: 1971 Bay Window with Ford 1.8 Turbo Diesel
steamo

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PostForum: Kool Rides   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 9:36 pm   Subject: 1971 Bay Window with Ford 1.8 Turbo Diesel
Congrats jp, mine was 7 years in the making as well Grin Must be a lucky number!

Enjoy!
  Topic: 1971 Bay Window with Ford 1.8 Turbo Diesel
steamo

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PostForum: Kool Rides   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:44 pm   Subject: 1971 Bay Window with Ford 1.8 Turbo Diesel
Awesome work look forward to seeing another Ford up and running!

Nearly time for my MOT again Eeeek Did just over 2000 miles last year. Sorting interior at the mo for first big trip to a friends ...
  Topic: Hydraulic clutch issue on 091 gearbox (can't disengage)
steamo

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PostForum: Technical Modifications & Upgrades   Posted: Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:20 pm   Subject: Hydraulic clutch issue on 091 gearbox (can't disengage)
Nice work, glad you got it sorted. Hows the bus running now, on the road? Be good to see a bit more info about another pinto bus just to see how someone else has tackled it.

Mines going well now ju ...
  Topic: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
steamo

Replies: 133
Views: 99041

PostForum: Kool Rides   Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2012 6:34 pm   Subject: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
Cheers jp, not exactly scooby turbo power I know. It does however give a bay a useful turn of speed, accelerates up hills, suprises a few people at the traffic lights and generally just makes it much ...
  Topic: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
steamo

Replies: 133
Views: 99041

PostForum: Kool Rides   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2012 5:39 pm   Subject: '72 Bay - Ford powered - Pinto coming out, Zetec going in.
My bus has now covered around 2k miles since I got in on the road but its been rather thirsty, dread to think how much I've spent in fuel so far. Since I bought some second hand carbs of ebay resealed ...
 
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