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Technical data Ford Capri Mk I - Perana V8 (1970-1973)

engine

eight cylinder vee formation at 60 degrees

crankshaft

five main bearings

Capacity

4949 cc (302 cu in)

bore x stroke

101,60 x 76,20 mm (4.00in x 3.00in)

compression ratio

9,3 : 1

maximum power

281 bhp @ 5800 rpm

maximum torque

(mkp - U/min) 300lb.ft@3500 rpm

valve gear

overhead valves; push rods and rockers.

Fuel system / carburation

Singel four-barell Holley 460 CFM carburettor

type of fuel

gas super

fuel capacity

58 liters = UK Gal. 12.758 (102,05 pint)

Ford Capri MkI Perana

Only 500 of these cars were built in South Africa by Perana Cars of Basil Green

lubrication

force-feed lubrication system with oil filter in the main oil line

oil capacity

4,25 liters - with filter 5 liters (0.934 / 1.099 UK Gal.)

cooling system capacity

2,045 UK Gal. (16,364 pint) = 9,3 liters including heater

car battery

12 V - 55 AH

generator

dynamo / 14 V - 35 A

gearbox

four-speed synchromesh transmission:
I. 2,32 - II. 1,69 - III. 1,29 - IV. 1,0 - R. 3,35
Optional Ford C4 three-speed automatic, Borg Warner limited slip diff

final drive ratio

3.08

powertrain

one-piece drive shaft

construction

steel monocoque

front axle

independent coil springs with telescopic dampers, macPherson struts and anti-roll bar.

rear axle

live axle half elliptic leaf springs, twin radius arms and telescopic dampers.

steering system

Rack and pinion steering linkage, safety steering wheel.
Rate of transmission 17,7: 1

turning circle

33.62ft (10.24 m)

tyres

radial-ply 185/70 x 13

wheels

steel disc weels 5 x 13in; optional Ro-Style wheels 5,5

brake system

Hydraulic dual circuit brake system. Disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear. Mechanical hand brake on the rear wheels.
Brakes Standard Servo.
Disc: 9.606in x 0,503in = 244 mm x 12,8 mm
Drum x Width: 9in x 2,106in = 228,6 mm x 53,5 mm
brake-shoe:
Width x gage x Length: 1,73in x 0,188in x 7,086in = 44 x 4,8 x 180 mm

length x width x height

167.8 x 64.8 x 50.1in = 4262 x 1646 x 1275 mm

Front Track / Rear Track

53in (1346mm) / 52in (1321mm) Wheelbase 100,8in (2559mm)

Luggage boot

ca. 355 liters

curb weigth

2352 pound (1067 kg)

gross weight

3245 pound (1472 kg)

0 - 62mph

6,6 sec.

maximum speed

143 mph = 231km/h

fuel consumption

17,961 (mpg) = 100 km / 15,7 litre

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