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cozy1: just a question as you know my camper was stolen insurance saying its beyond economical repair which i know its not as i knw the damage.so they are offering me salvage value to buy it bk to repair myself as anyone been in the same situation and the value Oct 29, 2014 20:39:31 GMT 1
cozy1: well not a happy chappy atm some people are sick cozy got stolen last week they ripped all the wires ect from under the dash broke the steering lock ect and to get into the camper they damaged the entrance door the police caught the theifs red handed. Oct 26, 2014 14:26:36 GMT 1
rogeragate: Hi, I also have a Mk1 with Pinto engine, My rad is not as neat as yours. Can you tell me what rad you have used and have you removed the original belt driven fan to fit it please? Oct 22, 2014 13:55:54 GMT 1
cozy1: all pipes checked and all good carb is good valves ect all checked.so going to give a retune once i receive the part of raldh tomorrow hoping it will solve the problem ohhh and thanks for the part ralph as im trying to keep the van as original as it was w. Oct 13, 2014 14:53:21 GMT 1
dodgerover: Have you checked the valve clearances, I would guess one or more are tight especially if it's down on power Oct 11, 2014 19:45:13 GMT 1
jonochap: And check pipes for holes or issues...??? :) Oct 10, 2014 11:29:40 GMT 1
jonochap: Carb rebuild maybe or a new carb??? Try a spare one and see what happens ;) Oct 10, 2014 11:28:46 GMT 1
cozy1: in need of some help and advice.my mk2 is back firing from the carb i ave taken of and jets are all clear replaced sparks and new ignition leads new distributor points.but still back firing sounds like a tank and loosing power any idea wat it will be thanx Oct 10, 2014 9:57:00 GMT 1
cozy1: wanted mk2 ohc single choke filter housing 1980 Oct 9, 2014 21:47:33 GMT 1
loveproductions: can anybody lend a London based productions company a MK1 transit van for the filming of a new series of For The Love of Cars. please contact us on 02070674836 Sept 29, 2014 13:01:53 GMT 1
chrisyoung73: Hi I want more power out if my mk2 2.0 pinto and have been offered an escort mk2 RS2000 engine in good working order for £250. Sounds like a good deal does anyone know any reason why it won't fit???? Sept 24, 2014 20:29:35 GMT 1
wayfarertony: Hi. I have a 1700 V4 campervan Mk1. I am looking to get the engine rebuilt into a 2000 high compression. Any recommendations for engine re-builders (preferably midlands). Aug 28, 2014 19:03:35 GMT 1
mkawba: anybody no were i can get a v4 2ltr petrol for my 1966 pick up? cheers mkawba Aug 23, 2014 18:33:44 GMT 1
tommygun: MK2 wanted asap, need to convert one into a catering van! Has to be petrol, FRED just let me buy one of your vans please. Thank you! Aug 15, 2014 17:35:58 GMT 1
gertie: Has anyone got a steering box for a Mk 2 1985 Transit - our's is getting tighter and tighter and starting to give us big biceps! Do I need to buy unused or how can I tell if second hand isn't going to be as bad as the one I've already got? Aug 11, 2014 18:10:15 GMT 1
mrsthatcher: I did see both front doors listed on EBay UK yesterday. The reason I remember this was because I thought how expensive they were. I will try to find them again and send the links. Jul 28, 2014 22:04:13 GMT 1
jonochap: hi rckybrook and welcome. sorry but only 1's and 2's fit...plenty on ebay or read some of the for sale posts, you may find someone who does alot of parts ;) Jul 20, 2014 0:04:34 GMT 1
rckybrook: Desperate for new front AND rear shocks for my twin wheeler 1978 Mk1. Can anybody advise if newer shocks fit or can be made to fit??? much appreciation for any help??!! Jul 18, 2014 8:55:30 GMT 1
rckybrook: Desperate for new front/rear shocks. I have LWB mk1, twin rear wheeler and all the shocks need renewing. Can anyone advise on whether or not there is any compatability from newer i.e. mk 3/4/5 shock absorbers. What has to be done to make them fit? Cheers Jul 18, 2014 8:54:33 GMT 1
blue1978: hey guys.. just a heads up but there is a guy breaking parts individually on ebay for MK2 - all end on Monday 14th - headlights, speedometers indicators etc ... BUT sadly NO DOORS for me :-( anyone know where might still make a door skin for me ??? Jul 13, 2014 20:15:35 GMT 1