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  1. Advice On Value Mk3 Cabby And Sadly Sell

    Ok no idea how to put this in the classified bit , i am totally inept when it comes to I T ,, but i can strip and rebuild a V8 with my eyes shut !😊
  2. Advice On Value Mk3 Cabby And Sadly Sell

    Hey RsCab thank you so much i don't know how you did that bit im pleased you did ..i'll have to put it in the classified bit .. thanks again that was such a kind helpful gesture ..cheets Paul (Springy)
  3. Advice On Value Mk3 Cabby And Sadly Sell

    Pps i just thought there are a shed load of videos on my youtube channel of the escort and eveything ive done to her .. My youtubr channel is. springy2112 if anyone wants to look ..
  4. Advice On Value Mk3 Cabby And Sadly Sell

    Ps there is no rust anywhere structure or body its in original paint ...it is completely stock ..not even so much as a furry dice !! I changed the full braking system cooling system ignition system tyres starter cambelt waterpump ...and valvestem seals and hydraulic lifters..and went through top end ...all parts were stock not mods ..i dud ditch the vv carb and put on a weber direct replacement but not a twin choke or anything upgraded a straight swap with standard air fiter housing... It even has the original ford hubcaps... The mot guy said its in better nick than when it was built !! Allowing for exagerration of course !! Ok need to get some pics...up ..somehow 😊
  5. Advice On Value Mk3 Cabby And Sadly Sell

    Ok i will endeavour to get some pics up and a full description ...i dint think my photobucket account works anymore ..something to do with 3rd party hosting ? Any way just looking for a fair price .. I will get more specific info .... Thanks for the feedback..cheers.👍
  6. Hi im very sad to say we are going to have to part with my beloved Mk3 cabby.. I would like to ask if anyone knows a way to value it ..and where to advertise ..here is one obvious place of course.. Its a very rare 1984 B reg 1.6 cabriolet.. In loved condition... The last mot tester said its in better nick than when it left the karmann factory!@ Any advice would be much appreciated ..thank you..Paul (springy)
  7. Hello , I'm missing the weatherstrip under the bonnet finis code 6132237 but can't find a supplier any one help with ford parts suppliers... Also was there a felt insulation panel under the bonnet of a mk3 ? Cheers in advance !
  8. HI buddy my mate at work has a mk4 the same colour its lovely...bit more plush than my mk3 1984 1.6 , 😊looks like your going to have plenty of fun , I've had loads of help and information from here when sorting mine out .👍
  9. Idle, Clutch And Brakes

    You could get a multimeter on the connector to the rear screen elect to see if power is getting that far. Assuming it's getting past the switch...and look for a break in the screen heater element itself ...on my mk3 the element is stuck on over the glass not sure if it's laminated in on later ones....
  10. Warm Engine

    Yep mine too ..was intermittent got new one and couldn't believe how quick it turned...you get used to a lazy starter as it gradually gets worse..
  11. Idle, Clutch And Brakes

    Sorry , regarding parts everything mechanical I have found on ebay (new parts) or through eurocarparts who stock lots of stuff ie brakes clutches batteries etc etc all the consumables even brake master cylinder ...luckily I've not needed any ford tied bits yet...oh and burton power have some great stuff too...and burton power are a wealth of knowledge not just for tuned up speed freaks but for standard kit too....
  12. Idle, Clutch And Brakes

    Just to add...the rear window element /heater mine wasn't working I checked fuse and relay and both were fine then while I was checking the switch it decided to work intermittently then I did the old guitar switch trick of turning it on and off about twenty times which dislodged corrosion in the switch and it works fine everything now..so fuse check relay check switch check/agitate .... Parts are hit n miss I've found everything so far for my old mk3 apart from a servo but was lucky as the servo is OK... Hope you get some stuff sorted and on the bright side I have spent hundreds of hours getting mine in healthy condition so you should be in a better starting place (hopefully) cheers and good luck and don't hesitate to ask ,I have limited knowledge and many people here have lots of knowledge...all the best Springy.
  13. Idle, Clutch And Brakes

    The revs drop can be a servo vacuum leak or faulty servo/vacuum 1 way valve or connector or pipe..the hard peddle points to servo also..you can probably fix 2 probs on one if you find the servo vacuum leak... As for the clutch release bearing ,noise is usually followed by a collapsing clutch...sorry ....
  14. That's good quiet lifters says a lot about a cvh engines condition ...on the stem seal front mine were also as hard as glass after I changed them I found out about the new top hat types , never mind the standard ones are staying in and seem to seal nicely..
  15. Just Got A Mk6!

    Just did a video in speaker rot !!! It kills bass...youtube springy2112 you can see the speaker outer soft ring rots away this is where the bass response comes from ie only the middle treble cone working...mines a mk3 1984 but even at 20 years old I wouldn't be surprised if your speakers are shagged...and yes your head unit will have a electric aerial output.. Wipers don't wash and wipe auto..sorry this has been said above....