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  Topic: 86 vs 84 roadster pull down question
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 2
Views: 193

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:32 pm   Subject: 86 vs 84 roadster pull down question
I watched a video on YouTube that was forwarded from the Facebook group--it was an interview and walk around at a car show about an 84 roadster. When the owner shut the tonneau, he just shut it like ...
  Topic: Silver 86 Roadster in Ft Lauderdale
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 0
Views: 148

PostForum: Classifieds   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:29 pm   Subject: Silver 86 Roadster in Ft Lauderdale
On Offer up:
https://offerup.com/item/detail/450048451/

Looks a little rough and appears to have an aftermarket rear bumper ground effect as well as a questionable air dam.

Price seems pretty g ...
  Topic: A pillar plastics? Are they the same?
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 4
Views: 560

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Fri May 04, 2018 2:23 pm   Subject: A pillar plastics? Are they the same?
I'm pretty sure the A-Pillar covers are the same but maybe cut down at the top?

Changing out the Heater core is a major PITA, but it can be done. I would recommend watching some videos on YouTube ...
  Topic: 87-90 pull down motor system on an 86
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 0
Views: 353

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 5:23 pm   Subject: 87-90 pull down motor system on an 86
I started a topic about the Mercedes top, but I think my real question is going to get lost.

has anyone switched to the 87-90 style screw system for the tonneau pull down? I recall from my 88 that ...
  Topic: Mercedes hard top on ASC Roadster
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 7
Views: 815

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 4:59 pm   Subject: Mercedes hard top on ASC Roadster
I eyeballed the line of the windows, they might be a little off, but I couldn't get the top all the way down to the level where it would sit on the car.

I didn't have the windows up, so I didn't g ...
  Topic: Mercedes hard top on ASC Roadster
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 7
Views: 815

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed May 02, 2018 2:39 pm   Subject: Mercedes hard top on ASC Roadster
So, I have a friend who went through a bad breakup and her ex left his hardtop from his Mercedes in her garage. I was curious if it would fit my 86 roadster...and good golly, it is SO close! The he ...
  Topic: The Ultimate Accessory!!
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 1
Views: 498

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed May 02, 2018 2:30 pm   Subject: The Ultimate Accessory!!
Just picked up a brick:

http://www.ascmclaren.org/phpBB/album_pic.php?pic_id=2980

I got a cradle with it, too--it is back lit with amber to match the dash lights!
  Topic: Mclaren identity crisis and value
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 6
Views: 755

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:40 pm   Subject: Mclaren identity crisis and value
I wrestled with Keeping mine stock or making changes. I ended up going with the keeping it stock option....But, I made some changes to get the car to run and keep the stock feel to it.

I also don' ...
  Topic: Manual mirror cover - 86 capri vert
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 5
Views: 534

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:45 pm   Subject: Manual mirror cover - 86 capri vert
I did ask Henry about the molding a few months ago and he has them. You should shoot him a picture of the molding so that you two are on the same page.
  Topic: Ebay ASC part
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 5
Views: 647

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:05 pm   Subject: Ebay ASC part
Pretty sure it is convertible only

http://www.ascmclaren.org/phpBB/album_pic.php?pic_id=2979
  Topic: Door handle question
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 8
Views: 725

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:20 pm   Subject: Door handle question
I thought all handles were metal?!

Mine has some travel to it, too. It doesn't actually open the door until about half way through it's movement.

There are a lot of forum questions about doors ...
  Topic: Ebay ASC part
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 5
Views: 647

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:16 pm   Subject: Ebay ASC part
I was wondering how those were attached....
  Topic: Manual mirror cover - 86 capri vert
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 5
Views: 534

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:14 pm   Subject: Manual mirror cover - 86 capri vert
Ahh... That part. I believe it is called a 'Mirror mount'.

I don't think it is broken--I think ASC had to grind off the top to get it to fit with the raked back windshield. It looks just like min ...
  Topic: Manual mirror cover - 86 capri vert
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 5
Views: 534

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:05 am   Subject: Manual mirror cover - 86 capri vert
Got pics?

Mine is metal, standard Mustang/Capri, it is just painted the same color as the car.

Should be pretty easy to find a replacement..(eBay!?)
  Topic: Can we start a new ASC TECHNICAL forum??
86MclarenCapri

Replies: 0
Views: 371

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:03 am   Subject: Can we start a new ASC TECHNICAL forum??
We have the general ASC discussion, which is a catch-all. Could we start a new technical forum with sub-discussions pertaining to ASC specific items, like:

Wiring/electric
Suspension
Rims/tires ...
 
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