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  1. oldschoolfords

    oldschoolfords Registered Capri Power Member

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    this is my Gt4 when i picked it up!

    i have a week off next week so will take some pictures of how it is now!!

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    FEW MORE PICTURES AS IT IS NOW GUYS! (LOOKS A BIT SORRY FOR ITSELF!!)

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    Martin from Hutton Bro's?

    If so, it's Colin who used to work at Hydramotion near Chapmans in Malton.

    Great to see you still have the GT4.

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    I can't remember the last time i saw a gt4. Can't be too many left now?
     
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    Same here, its been years since I saw one of these, nice one mate. :thumbup1:
     
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    It would be great to see it restored. I'll bet there's only about half a dozen GT4's left in existence :sleepy:
     
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    cool car!

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  7. oldschoolfords

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    yeah thats me from hutton bros! im still there! and still have my GT4 and prob will forever!!!!
     
  8. oldschoolfords

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    oldschoolfords Registered Capri Power Member

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    got my big jacket on and made it outside!!! this is what i got up to!!

    im even more impressed with how solid it is!! ive seen lots worse and i bet you have too!!!!

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    Cripes that floor looks like its very sold ! Rare very rare good luck and keep us posted this is quite a unique project .
     
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    oldschoolfords Registered Capri Power Member

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    cheers! ill be doing a bit more tomorrow!! moving the old girl indoors!

    but also gotta do some work on the mk1 escort too! just about finished the underside!!
     
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    Cheers for saving this one!
    When do you reckon it'll be concours and on the show scene then? Must eb the only one left?
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  13. oldschoolfords

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    it will be completely standard!! when i get back round to doing it!!!
     
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    whats the news with this one rare old car
     
  15. oldschoolfords

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    very small update on the GT4 guys!! got it moving again today tied exhaust up and uncovered some more rot!!!!!!!!!!! but bit of a bonus uncovered its (i think) factory battery tray and it only has a small hole in it!!!

    all been well i will be draggin its a** up to my house and taking the wings off and taking full advantage of the light nights and getting some repairs done! just need a front panel!! wink wink!!!!

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    also found this!! last time i t was on the road i think! and it was taxed in york so is kind of local to me!!!

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    doesnt look too bad at all mate! keep at it!
     
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    Yeah keep at it,my red one should be around still,in the USA where the guy exported too when he went back,must be the only one out there for sure!
    Not many left now,best of luck :)
     
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    where are we with this one rare old beast
     
  19. oldschoolfords

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    yesterday finally got the car home into the garage!!!!! so last 2 days have been puling it to bits!! i found some little horrors! no suprise really eh!!!!!!

    might have also found a doner car for my front panel and any other bits!

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    drivers A post pretty good condition!!

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    Passenger A post Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad Condition! worse than it looks on here!!

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    Foobed front panel!!

    that is all for now might get chance to do some more bits during the week but for now need to order some bits!!
     
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    not bad, get the rot cut out and get some new metal in there ;)
     
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    glad to see your making a start on it mate,this car certainly needs to be back on the road,its so rare!! deffo keep it standard[​IMG]
     
  22. oldschoolfords

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    well had another couple of hours in the garage again tonight! listening to def lep and working on the Capri!!

    got a few pictures but nothing massively exciting happened!!!

    just a few picture of the floor! its REALLY good makes me less worried about having to do all that work on the front panel wings etc etc! the only holes in the floor are the ones that are pictured! have had a right good look round! this is it!!! one was made by me too! bet you cant guess which one and how it happened!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :lol: even the inner sill edges are just surface rust so a quick tickle up with the flap wheel and job done!!!!!!!!!!! :thumbup1:


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    and last one!!!! OOOPS father isnt going to be happy!!!!!!!!! i managed not to spill any gearbox oil until the box came out then knocked my tin over!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ahh well!

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    for now that is all but im happy to be making progress! and i have the rest of the week to myself minus tomorrow as my lass has gone to french france for a week!
     
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    nice one! glad its nice n solid underneeth! keep at it mate! will be great when its done :D
     
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    another small update for those who care!!!

    found some propper cr*p wiring someone has tried to wire some spot lamps in at some point and used scotch locks :cursing: hate scotch lock!!!!!

    took windscreen out- broke it :duh:

    and had a grind of the old underseal and there is some shiney metal under there!!

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    I've broke a few mate. Looks like its coming along. Keep up the good work.


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    Inner wings don't look too bad, shame about the screen, though 90% of them break so it's not your fault, just one of those things
     
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    think my old man has a screen so gonna pinch that one!! he doesnt have a capri anymore so doesnt need it
     
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    taken a few screens out myself, but never broken one. Broken 2 when refitting though :cursing:

    Looks reasonably solid mate. Do you have a target date for completion?
     
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    If your screen was cloudy around the edges it was almost certain to break anyway, so don't feel too bad about it, just a pain but one that can be sorted out.

    The GT4 is one of my favourite models. Love seeing one being restored =)

    I noticed that your parcel shelf seemed to be coloured and trimmed differently, do you know if that's standard?
     
  30. grey crayford

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    Good to see your progress on this one mate, one very nice rare capri in the making!! :thumbup1:
     
  31. oldschoolfords

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    as regards to the parcel shelf! there is 2 in the boot and i have another stashed away but im not sure what happened to the origional but ill find the right one eventually! and as regard to been finiahed?????? who knows! i want the front end finished before i move house the rest should be kinda plain sailing!
    off to pick up a front pannel from nick today so that gives me a good excuse to start chopping!!!
     
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    been in the garage again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    the cutting disks have been in order! after collecting a front panel including headlamp bowls! (cheers) i have been very carefully taking the bits off i need! then i attacked the rotten one!! enjoyed it after been so careful for hours!

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    got some edges to make up where the spot weld removing bit hit some crusty bits but it will be clagging back together time shortly!!!! was going to go out and do some more tonight but instead im off to enjoy some bank holiday sun!........and most likely a beer!
     
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    Beer and relaxation is well earned! Good to see someone getting stuck in and knowing what they need to do. If that were me I'd still be measuring and marking up the 'new' panels.

    Good luck getting it all lined up right, you'll need some more of your patience and care with that. I'll have to pay close attention to your pics during that process :)
     
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    thanks!! :thumbup1:

    i put a front end on my old XR2 crossmember, front panel wings inner wings etc etc and there was shaft all left on that bad boy and i got that lined up pretty easily so im hoping this is the same!
     
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    lookin good mate!! keep at it!
     
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    Cheers for the update.
    Good to see the resto is underway now - well the break down and assessment anyway!
    Whats the target date for the unveiling - Santa Pod 2012? Look forward to that one!
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  37. oldschoolfords

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    well after a mental beer filled weekend at Download festival last weekend i thought the old capri needed a bit more attention!

    i have chopped away the rest of the old front panel and cleaned up all the points to mount the 'new' one too!

    bit of panel beating and lots and lots of grinding i have final got the replacement one to fit something like its taken me the best part of the afternoon but it needs to be **** on!

    the bottom edges of the headlamp bowls and a couple of places need reapiring but my mate has nicked my welder to 'fix' a escort van!!!!! :duh: so i couldnt be doing with chopping fresh metal then not welding it in so havent bothered thats for another night!

    but this is my first dry run of the replacement and its very close needs a little shuffle over to the left but nothing major!


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    after i took this picture i got it lined up a little better and got it clamped on with the mole grips!!


    looks like a small update from me today but it is quite a big step! next for the chop is the edges of the headlamp bowls!
     
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    How did I miss this thread shame on me!!!!! Great car mate, seems your tackling the rust nice and thuro, keep up the good work mate. Trev
     
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    cheers! trev! will be a very different car when its done!
     
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    lookin good!! nice work, keep the updates coming
     
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    It's always nice to see one of the forgotten or unloved models getting restored. And this one is a real labour of love. Good on ya.
     
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    When this resto is finished it'll surely be a unique Capri at the shows - must be rarer than the RS2600s!
    Keep up the work fellah!
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    Great to see a GT4 - The first one I have ever seen, even back In my youth I can't recall seeing one; nearly swapped an Orion Ghia for a Cabaret II once that was mint and on a forecourt at £495, only had 46,000 on the clock but having a tow bar fitted put me off so I bought a 'Y' reg XR3i. Anyhow that's enough waffle. Can't wait to see it, probably the coolest Capri I've seen. Love it.
     
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    cheers! like the encouragement!! unfortunately shes going to be sat around not doing much for a while due to a house move but ill get cracked on again soon!
     
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    well the capri has joined me at the new house so i really need to crack on now! im hoping i can source a decent 2nd hand A post if there is such a thing!!

    i clagged it all back together the other week after struggling with the anti roll bar for a bit my old man came up with a right good idea to get it on!! bit of band wound up!! jobs a good un!

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    anyway managed to get a quick snap of it on the trailer on route to new gaff!! the peoples faces as we drove past was bloody funny i tell you!!!!
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    and now a quick picture of it in its new home! all been well i can start repairing bits rather than chopping bits off it now!!!!

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    Great to see the old girls moved house now!

    Trev (Steads on CP) makes A post panels.

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    small update again today done 2 jobs that have been bugging me for a while! got fuel tank out and bottom end of engine!! manageed to get tank out with out snapping bolts of braking the straps!!!!!


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    so hopfully after chopping the lamp bowls out i can crack on with welding bits back on it!
     
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    My god, a GT4 :eek: even though I've never actually seen one 'in the steel' before <_< they are one of my favorite models simply because they are one of the very rarest, as I understand it, Ford only ever made approximately 500 of them, so they were a rare car even when they were new ! I have the sales brochure from 1980 (which is prized & wrapped in clear plastic, along with all my other Capri brochures) :D

    There really can't be but a few of these left now :( but it's very nice to see one in the hands of an enthusiast who is restoring it :rock: I can't wait to see it finished :D ... Are you gonna keep it Strato Silver?

    I wish you the very best of luck with it, mate, especially with the Chocolate Beta Plus Fabric seats & Interior, they'll be a real headache to source <_< ... But stick with it, mate :thumbup1:

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    aint many left about now good to see one getting rebuilt
     
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    cheers! yeah it will be staying stratos silver! i have the seats and everything for it! so will be staying 100% or as close to standard as poss! no real rush to finish it will just be done when its done!
     
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    Back in 1989 a mate of mine had a Stratos Silver GT4 which he offered to me, but I went and bought a normal (Oyster Gold) 1.6L instead. Glad you are restoring this. Have you had the stripe kit made up yet? I spoke to DMB graphics a while back and they said about £60 all in.

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    Good to see the update on the progress ... keep at it!
     
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    yeah i have spoke to DMB too and they never gave me a price but said they could do it so all is good
     
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    Gorgeous car man. :) I really wish you the best of luck and hope to see this rare beauty at a show sometime in the future. :)
     
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    They will be able to produce them defo, but:
    A while back I got talking to a bloke named Dave (I think - might be worng) from there and so I emailed him lot of pics and some measurements. All was fine, but there was a question over the 'three colours' as we could only spot two and he said he could make them up in two, but would prefer to get the acurate colours. As you are doing a proper resto on it, it would be worth checking that out. Don't know if Cashy or others have more info on the 'three colours' (as per the brochures)?

    Also the price quoted was £50 to £60 pounds + Vat, for a one off set, but said the price may vary depending upon the level of research they have to do into the kit.

    Hope this helps squire.

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  56. Laser

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    Three colours ???

    erm
    lower stipe was laquer red then a mid red only ever two colours ..
    the third colour has come about due to my (fix on my GT4) if the laquer red decal gets scratched it shows a bright red under surface .......

    so as a fix on the bonnet shading i cut off the laquer red to show the bright red on the bonnet fades .. thats the mystery third colour
    God i did not want to post this its kinda old and brings back memories of brake disc's
    but you can see the two clours the fading up the rear sides to the spoiler was all cut in laquer red strips as was the bonnet
    gt4.jpg
     
  57. Cashy

    Cashy Registered Moderator

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    thats back when he werent follically challenged y'know.... :banana:

    anyway good to see updates coming in on yer car :smokin:
     
  58. oldschoolfords

    oldschoolfords Registered Capri Power Member

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    so its right there was only 2 colours????? im so confused now! cause the stripes on my car dont resemble anything like the colour they should be even after a good clean........ :stunned:
     
  59. 2.8iman

    2.8iman Registered Capri Power Member

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    Haven't got it to hand but saw it in a brochure somewhere. However, thats made me think - how many colours was the GT4 available in? Was it Diamond white, Stratos silver and red? - hence three colours? Problem is with so few photos of these cars around, its hard to tell.

    Anyway - when was atht piccy taken - wow - nice Strada! - won't say anything about the hair .... :)

    2.8iman...
     
  60. oldschoolfords

    oldschoolfords Registered Capri Power Member

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    I know there was 3 paint colours but I thought we were on about the colour of the stripes!!!
     
  61. 2.8iman

    2.8iman Registered Capri Power Member

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    I was refering to the stripes as three colours but only from memory from a Ford brochure. Thats when I thought perhaps the three colours are the base colours for the cars ie: Silver, red and white. Problem is I have the brochures but burried in the garage in a box.

    Email each the CP'er asking if they have any photos of a GT4! :)

    2.8iman...
     
  62. drewerz01

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    Hey, mate, if you wanna see GT4 pictures, follow this link to these brochures kindly uploaded by 'Cashy' ....

    http://www.capripower.co.uk/forum/index.php?/topic/1387-mk3-1980/

    Hope this helps :)

    Mike.
     
  63. robns

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    i reckon in a few years the bargain base models & s/e willbe as sought after as the more common models

    cameo, cabarat even the L models !!!

    where did all the gt4 go?
     
  64. Laser

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    1980 GT4's 500 made and sold at a very reasonable price this put them in the general market so anyone could get a capri gt4 for almost normal base prices .. they were driven into the ground used up and tossed in the bin ... like so many other base models . and at the time in even in 1988 when we went to shows it was 'only a gt4'!! and had no 'cred' as the 2.8 had dropped in to the affordable second hand market... funny old world ..
     
  65. hoarsi

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    wow get a load on frans barnet !!!!!!!!!! smokin,i better not put up any pics of me at 17-18 when i had "big hair" too embarrasing!!!!
     
  66. sarkie83

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    what do you mean EVEN the L models?! lol :lol:
     
  67. Trissybabes

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    There's a few good reference photos here from the recent eBay sale:

    http://www.capripower.co.uk/forum/index.php?/topic/10972-1980-16-gt4-capri/

    There's also a couple here from Flickr:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/tailorjayesh/2546041438/in/photostream/

    and

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/tailorjayesh/2545212199/in/photostream/

    also a couple of Mum and Dad's old GT4 from the mid 80's

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    [​IMG]

    REALLY wish I had the lolly to purchase that one on eBay. Keep praying for that lotto win...
     
  68. oldschoolfords

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    i really need to get stuck back into mine!
     
  69. Trissybabes

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    Please do - I for one am particularly interested in how this goes...

    :headbang::
     
  70. oldschoolfords

    oldschoolfords Registered Capri Power Member

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    well i have just realised that the capri has been at new house with me for a year and i havent done ANYTHING!!!!!!!!!!! the 3.0 has been too much trouble! so its going to be coming back with me and i might get started again back at me mam n dads!!!

    i will finish it i promise!
     
  71. Copey

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    hope we start gettin updates soon ;)
     
  72. Nick

    Nick A human. Being. Staff Member Forum Tech

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    Nice one matey....kinda got the same feeling with my xpack. The red one seems to be taking all my time! thats what you get for owning 2 Capris lol
     
  73. oldschoolfords

    oldschoolfords Registered Capri Power Member

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    well not a propper update! im moving house again soon! so GT4 has had to move again!

    so for now its on the back burner. decided to concentrate on the escort

    so this is as it stands now!

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    all been well i will get on with the escort and get back to this sooner rather than later
     
  74. Clockwork Orange

    Clockwork Orange Glasgow Subway- Keeping it simple since 1896 Staff Member Moderator

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    I do believe you have 'updates' Matin ??
     
  75. oldschoolfords

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    Well well.
    Thanks to Clockwork for bringing this back to the top again!
    I'm still having an absolute mare with DVLA about the V5 for this car and they requested it to be back as a whole. More about that in the future once its all cleared up.
    So its as whole as it can be again after many many years. And I've actually given it the first wash in my ownership of 16 years!
    I will try keep on top of this thread a little more. So for now shes rough round the edges again....

    20210413_173937.jpg 20210413_174052.jpg 20210413_174106.jpg 20210413_174121.jpg
     
  76. caprinerd

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    such a rare car now
     
  77. my928s4

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    I thought this might be of interest, here is the April 1980 edition of Ford Cars which I got earlier in the week. Presume this was the launch month of the GT4.


    GT4_2.JPG GT4_1.JPG GT4_3.JPG
     
  78. oldschoolfords

    oldschoolfords Registered Capri Power Member

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    Thank you.
    I do have a copy of this in the pile of paperwork I got with that car all those years back.
     
  79. CAPRIghia30

    CAPRIghia30 Registered Capri Power Member

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    I see an option is to have Alloy wheels fitted for £196.52. Personally never seen a GT4 or a picture with this option so am wondering what style of wheel this was ?
    There is a 1/43 model made by Minichamps that has Ghia alloys on it that are body coloured - was this correct does anyone know?
     
  80. caprinerd

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    they were the correct rims as the optional extra, ive seen these cars when growing up as im old enough, last one i saw was many years back at the Weeting Steam ralley, and was owned by the a guy called Martin that run the KingsLynn Capri club that one was in white and the whole car had been rust protected from new the whole engine bay was black with the stuff but no rot in there lol i think this one was the white version
     
  81. Not_Anumber

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    From what was included on them I'm guessing the GT4 was made to fill the same niche as the the later 1.6LS though deliberately not a mainstream model, made in smaller numbers and intentionally more individual.

    Also given it had the option of Ghia wheels I wonder if it overlapped with the end of 1.6S production and was brought out to gauge the market for something permanent to fill its gap as a premium 1.6 ?
     
  82. CAPRIghia30

    CAPRIghia30 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Cheers guys - been wondering about that for quite a while. Wouldn’t mind seeing a picture if anyone has one of a GT4 with Ghia alloys...........
     
  83. caprinerd

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    i have a set of rims they need a refurb but are usable if you decide you want to go this route let me know
     
  84. kenny james

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    Always wanted a GT4 but really hard to find and price reflects not just the condition but the rarity. They remind me of the Escort Harrier and they now make more than a mint RS2000.Great project.

    Dealing with the DVLA can be a hit or a miss. I registered my Pop from an old buff log book and they made me jump through hoops, I got fed up with the hassle and left it for a couple of years. When I called back to restart the process the woman I spoke with couldn’t have been more helpful and within a couple of weeks I had the new logbook complete with historic status. Good luck when you reapply.
     
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  85. caprinerd

    caprinerd Registered Capri Power Member

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    My wife (Gail) is trying to get a personal plate off one car to go on to another at the moment and its like banging her head on the brick wall of the DVLA
     
  86. oldschoolfords

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    The worst thing is they issued me a v5 when I bought it but when they changed over to the current red type refused me a new one. Struggling to actually find out why
     
  87. SIDEWAYS 3.0 GHIA

    SIDEWAYS 3.0 GHIA Registered Capri Power Member

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    Really logical, l had several dealings with the DVLA and 99.5% of the time they were brilliant, but that was in the days of going into an actual office and speaking to a real person!!! You'll get there, just ring them.
     
  88. oldschoolfords

    oldschoolfords Registered Capri Power Member

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    I've rang twice now. 1st bloke helpful as a kick in the nuts. Girl I spoke to most recently was much better
     
  89. oldschoolfords

    oldschoolfords Registered Capri Power Member

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    FINALLY!!!!!!! AFTER YEARS OF BOTHER
     
  90. Nick

    Nick A human. Being. Staff Member Forum Tech

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    MANSELL!
     
  91. oldschoolfords

    oldschoolfords Registered Capri Power Member

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    :D
     
  92. capri_turbo

    capri_turbo Registered Capri Power Member

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    That took a while... you stripped it back down then yet?
     
  93. oldschoolfords

    oldschoolfords Registered Capri Power Member

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    Not yet! Haha!!! Trying to decide a good plan of attack first rather than just hack it to bits like I did all those years ago
     

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