I Remember This Capri From Years Back

Discussion in 'Capri Chit Chat' started by caprinerd, 18 October 2012.

  1. caprinerd

    caprinerd Registered Capri Power Member

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    peice of history being brought back to life i remember it at belle vue a long time ago :thumbup1:
     
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    Fantastic find, makes you wonder what`s rotting away in peoples barns/garages.
     
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    Great to see its survived, shame about the crazed paint though, but it still looks solid.
     
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    Looks horrible, I would even be embarrassed taking the thing to the scrap yard..... but each to their own.
     
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    My Dad still has the original Custom Car Mag' with the feature of that car in it. Love the red interior and airbrushing! All those 70's custom cars are 100% cool again now! So tasteless it's got to be tastefull! :banana:
     
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    And to think this was found on my bloody doorstep... :wtf1:

    Julie actually knows the guy who bought it... :chug:

    Hoping to get to see it soon. :sleepy:
     
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    Here - here!!!! I hate all that 70s custom car-ing its like how the idiots a few years ago Max-powered all the Novas and Peugeot 306s, not my cup of tea but as said each to thier own.
     
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    if you do get the chance get some pics up for us
     
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    I second that. More pics would be great Col :thumbup1:
     
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    It was found by a friend of my wife's only 12 miles away. It's been there since 1988 in a barn behind a pub in a local village. The guy that bought it has been trying obtain it since 88...
     
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    Its an Icon of a time gone by so pleased the venom has been found and its alive .. seen a picture today its scrubbed up really well
     
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    Don't take offence im only having a laugh, but i think that was the only good thing about it, that it had been out of sight in a barn since 88!
    It just looks like a badly built billy boy'd datsun 280zx wannabe thats run into the back of a truck ladened with 4" drainage pipes!
    I love capri's, but I cringe when I see car's like these as that's the type of car that gave the capri's a joke sort of name of owning one.
    If that was parked down the local high street, you would get more people taking the peee than saying, wow what a nice car. And those that did I would direct them either to the mental health hospital or the drug den across the road!
     
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    caprimk3 Richard Capri Power Member

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    I like cool custom cars from the 70s, but this is just ugly, it was back then, and still is.. :duh:
     
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    in its day it was a work of art admit not by todays standards but times change, this was an iconic car in its day a real piece of 70`s history, i think it has to be a marmite car
     
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    I was looking at the photos Nick posted up HERE and im surprised by how many cars that were heavily modified during the 70's.
    Im still not a fan but it is nice seeing the locations in the photos though, and seeing how busy the shows use to be.
     
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    I don't like that :/
     
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    nice find!! glad it survived :D
     
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    Crikey those must of been heavy duty drugs in the 70 s but as what's been said before every one to there own not for me thank yooooou :boxedin:
     
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    I like it, its of its time of course but that whats good about it. I would happily own and drive that.
     
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    Its intresting to say the least lol
     
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    Anyone know what sort of V8 it had?
     
  23. caprinerd

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    if memory serves right it was a 455 out of a pontiac
     
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    Ahh, something big then. Shame it looks in bits in the bay now.
     
  25. caprinerd

    caprinerd Registered Capri Power Member

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    im not 100% on it but it seems to come to mind
     

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