Mk3 gt4 model

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  1. Joe

    Joe Registered Capri Power Member

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    Anybody know much about the mk3 gt4 model, many left, value etc
     
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    They were a limited edition model much as the cameo, cabaret, cabaret 11, calypso. I've never seen that many but that doesn't mean that ones that are left are going to be top end value as they were only a basic model with a few add ons, they're not going to be high end values.
     
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    SEEN A COUPLE IN NORFOLK AREA BUT COULDNT SAY IF THEY ARE FROM HERE OR NOT, THERE WAS A SITE THAT GAVE A ROUGH IDEA OF HOW MANY OF EACH KIND AND TYPE WERE LEFT, BUT I CANT REMEMBER WHAT IT WAS SORRY
     
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    Its always nice to see the special editions turn up in their original form.

    Despite being badged as a GT4 it had a single choke carb so put out 73bhp same as the 1.6 L, not like the quicker 1.6 S when that was around. (Mind you, thats dead easy to change if it hasn't been already.)

    The striping is unique to the GT4 but should be able to be replicated. Though it's based on an L it had the GL's dartboard wheels and the 6 dial dash from an S so it was probably equivalent to a 1.6LS in some ways.

    Unless the car needs a lot of restoration work it would be nice if it could be preserved the way it is.


    http://www.fordcapri.co.uk/mk3/specials/gt4.htm
     
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    nice bit of info but why do they list a 5 speed ratio as well as the 4 speed ratio as they only came in 4 speed?
     
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    I think that part of the spec is just cut and paste for all Mk3 1600s.
     
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    I looked on How Many Left and there was no listing given for the GT4. They probably were registered as 1.6L's when new so it will be hard to tell how many are still in existance.
     
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    its different to the 1.6L as the interior shows
    1980 ford capri gt4 interior.jpg
     
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    Yes, those seats were standard fit in the GL at the time.
     
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    beta chocolate seats on a gt4
     
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    Love the way they call it a package tray
     
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    Interesting to see there was an option of a twin choke carb which would have made it more of a GT. Probably the best value for money of the 1.6 cars at the time. An S in GL clothing for L money
     
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    sounds a bargain wish id got one when they were out
     

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