1972 Fairmont XY GT Restoration.

Any questions or suggestions regarding restorations
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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by GT-Freak » Mon 17 Nov 2014, 07:34

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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by Maverick » Mon 17 Nov 2014, 09:22

Thanks Frik

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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by Gavin RS » Mon 17 Nov 2014, 09:37

WOW.... that's going to be better than new and concours :D
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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by Tagg » Mon 17 Nov 2014, 14:30

Tjo! That undercarriage.....!

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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by paulusvrotius1 » Tue 18 Nov 2014, 01:24

Incredible!!
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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by FairmontGT » Mon 24 Nov 2014, 11:34

Theres a procedure in the workshop manual I think for correctly aligning the gearbox links. If I remember its to connect them loosely so they stay in place, then move the level in neutral from side to side, then fasten them. That worked for me to get them right (and fix ones that gave problems).

I might not be remembering it 100% but if you have a manual check it out in there.

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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by FPT » Mon 24 Nov 2014, 12:58

Good work!

Are you leaving the rear beadings around the window chrome?
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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by paulusvrotius1 » Mon 24 Nov 2014, 13:59

FairmontGT wrote:Theres a procedure in the workshop manual I think for correctly aligning the gearbox links. If I remember its to connect them loosely so they stay in place, then move the level in neutral from side to side, then fasten them. That worked for me to get them right (and fix ones that gave problems).

I might not be remembering it 100% but if you have a manual check it out in there.

Cheers

T
On the Capri you pass a rod through the little hole in the end plate and through all three levers to hold them set in neutral then tighten up on the gearbox end (with the gearbox levers in the neutral position).
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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by Maverick » Fri 28 Nov 2014, 09:03

Last night i got stuck in, fitted the plug wires, fitted the engine mounts to the motor, then I put the coil springs in and the front shocks:
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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by Maverick » Fri 05 Dec 2014, 11:03

Hi guys, i can no longer post pics updates on this thread as the website bombs me out with an error message "you pictures must be less than 1024 pixels high".

Pics are the same size as always, always hosted by Photobucket so i don't know. And they work fine on all the other forums I'm posting this on :(

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