1985 FORD CAPRI 2.8 shell with 3.5 V8 For Sale

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Item Location: 
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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Right-hand drive
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2792 cc
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Description 1985 FORD CAPRI 2.8 shell with 3.5 V8

Up for sale is my 1985 Ford Capri 2.8 injection shell with a 3.5 sd1 V8 with manual gearbox.
Body shell was stripped underneath and painted in hammered silver hammerite, inside the car it was all stripped back and painted in black hammered hammerite aswell as in the engine bay.
Paint work is in metal filler primer ready for prep and top coat if you want to ?
All electrics have been re done and routed with new cables relays and switches, engine bay cables have been routed inside the wheel arch and all cables to engine have been hidden and kept to a minimum. Dash has volt gauage, oil pressure and water temperture with a non working lambretta speedo.
Engine: SD1 3.5 rover v8 3.51cr,
Mallory dual SS distributor,
Mallory ballast resistor,
 x2 weber 38 dgas on SD1 SU modified inlet manifold x2 KN air filter,
Twin Spal electric fans
BMW 5 series radiator
Tubular wrapped exhaust manifolds with stainless steel powerflow exhaust system
Facet cube fuel pump with fuel regulator
Engine was stripped and cleaned with all new gaskets
Gearbox is a LT77 manual out of a 2.6 SD1 rover with a ford capri 3.0 3.09 differential, It has a very well well made proper propshaft not a home made item.
Front has 2.8 bilstein struts converted into height adjustable coilovers in as new condition
Track control arms and track rod ends, steering rack is all new with brand new harderened bolts throughout.
Rear has single leaf springs with an additional leaf added, 3.0 capri spec dampers
Both front and back anti roll bars are the thickest 3.0 spec
Front brakes are vented discs with m16 calipers with new pads and discs.
Rear brakes are brand new 3.0 capri drums.
Braided Goodridge brake hoses with new copper hard lines throughout.
15x8.5 weller very deep dish with new tyres all round
Alloy race 20L foamed and baffeled fuel tank
Battery located behind drivers seat with battery isolator key switch.
Rear windows are yellow perspex
Drivers door has electric window which goes up and down but you have to help it up I removed the passenger one with another door with manual window but other door will come with sale.
Half leather recaro seats
WILL NOT COME WITH STEERING WHEEL, will come with a tatty capri one.
All in all I have spent alot of money on this car as pretty much everything is new underneath.
engine starts everytime with no smoke and good oil pressure.
Smells of fuel but runs good If you were bothered about this a set up on a rolling road would get it there.
It has plenty of power very quick of the mark with the Setup and sounds very nice.
It has Tax and MOT so can be driven home.
Log book hasnt been changed over though for engine change.
Any questions please ask, like any of these types of cars its best to come and view for yourself it is in no way a standard car but very fun and different.
Car In Melton Mowbray Leicestershire
Wont be dealing with time wasters
To be picked up within 7 days within end of sale and paid on collection.
Thank You

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