Welcome to Brian and Adrian's Workshop

 

 
Brian Hollins with his Tickford Capri Build 031, which is a
beautiful example of the marque and meticulously maintained

 

Brian Hollins from Surrey is the original owner of Tickford Capri Build 031.
 
 Prior to ordering his Capri from the factory at the start of production, Brian had
a long association with the Aston Martin marque, both as an owner

and extremely competent mechanic.

 

 
 
   
Brian still works on Aston Martins to this day, offering a individual and high quality service to his customers

 

Adrian Dening from Yeovil is the owner of Build 002 and is also the author
of the A400MOD website.
 
Adrian's forte is in electronics and he has an in-depth knowledge
of the Tickford Capri's systems.

 

 

Brian (L) and Adrian (R)........long-standing friends and car enthusiasts

 

We are passing on some of our technical knowledge about the
Tickford Capri using these pages.
 
For starters, we always follow the official Tickford schedules
for 6000 and 12000 mile services.
 
The scans below are linked to the full-size document that will open in a new window

 

 

Here is a basic rule to follow:

 

 

Below you will find tips to help you with your own servicing and little gems
 of information that we have acquired over the years.
 

Each topic opens in a new window

 

7th Injector Replacement
 
Alternator and Fan Belt Replacement
 

Battery Safety

 
Broken Halfshafts
 
Clutch Cable Protection
 

Cooling System Flushing & Filling

 
Electric Aerial Replacement
 
Fusebox Problem - Dead AFT Ignition
 
Heater Blower Motor Replacement
 
Melting Washer Bottles
 
Oil Cooler Leak
 
Perished Fuel Hoses
 
Radiator Caps.....or.....My Car Won't Rev Freely to 6000 rpm
 
Radiator Stones and Breathing Problems
 
Replacement Radiators and Intercoolers
 
Samco Replacement Hoses
 
Wastegate Linkage Lubrication
 
Which Engine Oil is Best to Use?
 
Windscreens and Fuel Pumps

 

 

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