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Tickover Ford Capri V8 in 1995

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Race Style Ford Capri
V8 MK1 by Tickover
The work you see in these pictures of  this car was done at Tickover by the Tickover team.

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Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston The brief is to turn this brown (very nice
condition) 1600 MK1 into a firebreathing
5.7 litre race clone, looking something
like the orange Gunston race car from the 70's.
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Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston After stripping inside and outside and
engine bay in goes a fully welded 6 point
cage with door bars and rear diagonal bar.
Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston
Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston Old arches cut out Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston
Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston New steel ones welded and then
filled to make nice and smooth
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Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston Extra exhaust cut out made in steel
and back seems all blended out...

Final shaping of arches prior to priming

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Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston Hi-Spec drilled vented discs with
4-pot calipers on front.

Cosworth solid discs and calipers on back.

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Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston Add some nice dark windows. Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston
Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston New 5.7 litre V8

350 BHP 375 ftlbs torque

New Tremec TR600 5-speed manual gearbox.

Ready to slot in !

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Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston And fitted in the hole ! Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston
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Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston Number plates replaced with period
black ones, and front lights and grill go in.
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Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston Early dashboard and support frame
go in the bin, so a MK3 surround can fit,
with aftermarket individual gauges.

Also black MK3 mirrors go on.

Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston
Tickover Ford Capri MK1 V8 Gunston Rear interior is boxed and carpeted
over the 4-bar area, battery is hidden beneath.

Front gets racing buckets and harnesses.

And Below new WHEELS !

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