Silver 1.6S

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  1. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    The 1.6S Resto, 1 of 6 left, must be back to the road for the S club day at Hendon meet

    About a year ago I bought the S for £450 with the intentions of having her as my first car, I have had to delay working on her due to not having any funds and not wanting to make a start incase she was left unfinished

    The following Pics were taken by the previous owner, I will be posting some better ones when I get her out of the lockup, Enjoy- ;)

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    Thanks for Looking ;) Charlie
     
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    nice rare model
     
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    nice find m8 and good luck with the rebuild. i hope your keeping this one standard as its a very rare model as you well know. i think im right in saying they are the right wheels for that car so i would keep the ones you got m8.

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    The wheels are the correct ones for the S.
     
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    Top very rare find,that colour carla interior is well rare now
     
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    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    The car will be staying as original as poss, its a great car- why mess with it... :rolleyes:

    I will be fitting these for the moment whilst sorting the originals

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    hi
    super car mate a very rare thing indeed , at £450.00 it was a bargain, but as simon says the interior is very rare in this colour , good luck with the rebuild and hope you decide to keep her standard but thats up to you .
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    Been down to the lockup today, swapped the wheels and replaced the interior light-

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    The new! ;)
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    Thanks for looking :thumbup1: Charlie
     
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    Chocolate Beta Plus Fabric with Red/White Carla inserts :eek: I don't think I've ever seen that particular combination :unsured: .... It's very nice though, and the car itself, very nice rare example :thumbup:

    Mike.
     
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    i am sure this car was my x-misses in 1987-88?remember the interior and part of the reg number!
     
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    Im not sure about that since it was bought in 82 and owned by the same guy until 2008, but he did mention lending it to a few people... Sounds interesting though :)
     
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    not realy on speaking terms with the x to confirm it.!but does look the same!she had it for about 6 months then pranged the front of it!nothing major!new drivers wing!she would not drive it after that!
    probably wrong pal but its lovly motor!good luck with it!
    makes me want to keep my 2.0s now!
     
  13. CapriS40964

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    Its funny you should mention the wing, cos its been damaged along the wheel arch on mine,(I think mine has still got the original wing though) its also got a few dents on the bonnet and drivers wing from where it was in a council lockup and some kids fell through the aspestos roof on to it <_< - so the previous owner was telling me...

    If you have got any pics that would be great ;)
     
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    Looking good !
    great to see the progress nice wheels as for the rest ..the interior looks in good condition and its rare gear these days!
     
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    very nice find mate and at £450 it has to be the bargain of the year,sorry last year,lol.martinmk3.0s has a black 3.0s with the same colour interior as yours.great work so far mate.good luck with it,atb paul
     
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    Cheers, Thanks for the replys chaps, great to get abit of feedback :thumbup1: Painted and laquered the radiator cover after a bare metalaling it, straightening, polishining and priming it, took forever!!! :rolleyes:

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    Thanks for looking :thumbup1: , Charlie
     
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    Seeing as you have done such a good job fancy doing another one that looks really smart ! :rolleyes:
     
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    All ways so so much better then you get those crosses back on the top !
     
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    Yeah, I almost opted for a new 1 from Caprigear, but im quite pleased with the result although not perfect, but a big improvement still!!! ;) Btw, I aint doin another in a hurry! :lol:
     
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    nice job there, :thumbup1:
     
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    Cheers mate ;)
     
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    If that rad panel is anything to go by this car will be really smart when it's finished - nice rare model too which is a major plus when going to all the trouble and expense.

    Nice project this one. :thumbup1:
     
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    Lovely motor there sir...! I cannot wait to see it when it's all done, it's going to be a real stunner.... ;)
     
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    Cheers for the comments chaps, I will hopefully be taking her to the bodyshop next month for abit of welding around the A Pillars and maybe a respray! ;)
     
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    Just had alf an hour to kill after lunch, decided to clean up the new (used) starter motor that turned up on Friday-

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    Starter Motor supplied by Martin at CapriGear, Cheers for the great service Martin :thumbup1:
     
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    Charlie
    That's a very rare car you have there, glad you're doing the right thing with it. Looking forward to seeing the finished result. Anything I can help with, you know where I am.Cheers, Martin.
     
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    Got some new numberplates from Framptons the other day, Absolute Top Quality, they will really look the part when fitted im sure-

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    Heres the link to Framptons, they are real nice people to deal with and the quality is absolute top notch id say :thumbup1: -

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    Cheers for looking :thumbup1: , Charlie
     
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    Just been working on the door handles, also supplied by Caprigear

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    Thanks for looking :thumbup1: , Charlie
     
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    hi mate how do u post pics as im new to this site my 16s was zeibart from new and still has the sticker in window it needs a wing and a bonnet due to rust but all the rest is 99% rust free
     
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    Numberplates look brilliant ! the starter motor looks clean too! i have just finished cleaning up one on Laser too!
    its very rewarding when your getting the details attended to good luck with the next stage !
     
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    Yeah mine was Ziebart rustproofed from new aswell, it almost deffo would not be with us if it wasn't!

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    I will be removing this for my new repro though-

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    Cheers Fran, well pleased with the numberplates and the started motor will be goin in the parts stock selection now! Nice progress your making of Laser to :thumbup1:
     
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    Tempted with one of those for Clares Capri as well ! in your case i would be tempted to keep that original feature as its adds to the cars history
     
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    mate mines from perrys ford middlesex i have the bill of sale £4103 when it was 3 months old and it had the vinyl roof then at a cost of 55 pound and he got £1500 for is p/x which was a capri 1600gt reg klt729p in sahara colour
     
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    Nice bit of History there mate, all of the History of mine got lost when before I bought her im afraid, but she was bought from Cowies of Stoke and used as a company car for her 1st 2 years and not used much by the second owner...
     
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    loverly rare capri that :smokin: minty mint bit of detailing there too :thumbup1:
     
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    Cheers for that Chris, glad it gets noticed! :rolleyes:
     
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    Some more pics of my the S, managed to get her out of the old crappy leaky lockup and now into a nice warm grain store- with loads of room! V nice, Thanks to my Uncle ;)

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    Now in her new store for a while, Im under strict instructions that im not allowed to fill the store up with other stuff though :duh:

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    Cheers for looking :thumbup1:
     
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    WOW ! Great location for storing your car ! looks amazing ... be nice to get some good pictures in this location very industial backdrop
     
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    Cheers Laser, its real great since thers loads of room and I can go there anytime, its also completly FREE! Il have to go and take a load of pics tmw wiv some of the farm machinery...
     
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    Glad to see another rare cappa being restored, keep up the good work and i'd also like to point out that i am very envious of your new storage, i can barely open the door to get in and out when the cars in the garage :v:
     
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    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Ah cheers mate, I can honestly say that we could prob fill it with all the Capris that are going to be making the Lancaster Bomber in April! ;)
     
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    Hey David, thanks for the advice but the barn shes in is actually a grain store with quite alot of pest control measures already in place, I appreciate your concern though, Cheers for that :thumbup1:
     
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    lucky you having a whole grain store to urself! capris looking great in the pics too, looks like a still from The Professionals ! :headbang::
     
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    Yeah, wish i had half that amount of storage to put my capri in!!
    Nice work aswell with the car sir...those numberplates nice and retro!! and i like what you did with the door handles..
    ..how did you do it, mine are clean, but would be nice for them to look like yours :thumbup1:
     
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    Ah nice, I have gotta share the store with a couple of tractors and abit of grain too though :rolleyes:
     
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    Cheers Si, with the door handles I just sanded the rough bits off with a sanding pad, then applied a few coats of primer, then a couple of coats of matt black and 2 final coats of Laquer- all with the rattle cans too ;) I was pleasantly pleased with the results :D
     
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    Some snaps I took yesterday with a few of her house mates-

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    I would have taken more but my Camera ran out battery <_<
     
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    Rite then, an update atlast, well the interior is now removed so i thought id see how well the passenger seat could scrub up-

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    Had a little look at the rear cushion to-

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    Also the new door cards- which are the lighter shade of chocolate but should look okay... I will be fitting speakers in too-

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    Sripped interior-

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    Im pretty pleased with the condition of these I must say ;)

    New brake Calipers- Bought from forum member Jackk, Cheers for these mate :thumbup1:

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    Thanks for looking ;) , Charlie
     
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    You've done a great job with your seats they look as good as new!
    Good luck with the rest of your resto, looks quite solid in the pics, will be worth it in the end.

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    Very nice project and she is looking very well. From the looks of it this is going to be a very nice Capri.
     
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    WOW looks like the interior is NEW! :thumbup1: great work there as for the floor pan Again looks like you have a really solid capri there .. keep up the good work when you have finished it it will be stunning .. Cough finished?? . nearly forgot its a capri :cursing: I ment to say when you have it back on the road ! :thumbup1: :headbang:: you never really finish a capri there is always something else you can do !
     
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    Cheers for the positive words chaps, I am pretty thrilled with the interior I must say ;), although slight repairs are needed to the drivers side but should be getting sorted soon :) and my plan is to get her MOTed and on the road ASAP then carry on working on her doing little bits here and there hopefully...
     
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    Looking ace seats came up a treat
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    interiors looking great! and the floors look solid too, I bet your getting excited to get it on the road soon! :D
     
  57. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Cheers Si, thats real credit getting feedback from a guy thats got such a stunner 3.0S, keep up the absolute top work! :thumbup1:
     
  58. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Oh Yess! Cant wait to be crusing around in her now :rock: , especially now as the end is in sight! Cheers for the positve words mate ;)
     
  59. Chap Foose

    Chap Foose Registered Capri Power Member

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    what a bargain buy you had with that car charlie mate.solid as a rock.floors look great.interior looks superb.will be following your progress.nice to meet you by the way,hope the bits go to good use.atb paul
     
  60. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Yeah Cheers Paul, I am making loads of use of those bits I must say, nice 1 for those, your making great work on your 3.0S I must say, mine should be collected to go into the bodyshop on Friday morning so should be good- more pics to follow :D
     
  61. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Off to the bodyshop today, abit of a sad day :sleepy: , but it had to be done-

    Pics after her last clean with the original paintwork, just thinking of all that originality...-

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    Replacement doors- should look good once respayed ;) , quite hard to find a pair of early type Mk3 doors with no holes for rubbing strips, not much rust and at a decent price... Also a pair of A Pillars supplied by Martin at CapriGear, Cheers Martin :thumbup1:

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    I will be seeing her in 3 weeks time now if all goes to plan, theres still plently to be getting my hands dirty with whilst shes some 50miles though, Cheers for Looking :thumbup1: Charlie
     
  62. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Rite sorry about no updates recently, photobuckets playing up 4 me :cursing: , been upto loads to, heres some pics of the headunit mounting in the glovebox-

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    Im pretty pleased with the result, just gotta get som black vinyl to cover up the ply now ;) ... Your comments are very welcome!
     
  63. chris249

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    looks nice n neat, good job! :thumbup1:
     
  64. Laser

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    fixed pics for you

    yeap any black cloth or vinyl will look ace

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    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Cheers Laser, Thanks very much, Top Job :thumbup1:
     
  66. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Thanks Chris, your LS is coming on nicely too, she looks well good for a daily iv gotta admit :thumbup1:
     
  67. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Heres some of the stuf iv been upto in the past couple of weeks. theres still more though-

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  68. Chap Foose

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    youve collected some nice bits there charlie,my carpet and were they my old wheels?keep the resto pics comeing mate.great car.atb paul
     
  69. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Yep them wheels were sure yours mate! Cheers for your input, Thanks :thumbup1:
     
  70. chris249

    chris249 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Got some nice parts your gathering there Charlie :thumbup1: must be getting excited for her return from the bodyshop, then you can get fitting! :)
     
  71. hoarsi

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    She's going to look mighty impresive charlie lovely car
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  72. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Thanks for the positive words chaps, really gr8 to get some good feedback, Thanks all the same. Well iv now seen her resprayed in the flesh, really chuffed to bits with how shes come out, to get this respray and weld up my life since the new year has been full on dedication trying to save the extra quids here n there on just about everything to afford this, I was very tempted to go down the route of DIY but then i couldn't bring myself to it knowing of her rareness, besides i would have never been satisfied with the result and imo id say personally its best left to the pofessionals unless your quite confident with bodywork, shes now had every dink, scratch and spot of rust removed, hand primed and flatted, door gaps near perfect, all rust basically eleiminated, and a 1 very satisfied owner now :rolleyes: . Shes going to be coming home on Tuesday evening so if your around Bury St Edmunds or Haverhill at that time keep your eyes peeled ;) not many pics for the moment but there will be more to follow when she arrives back at home :D Enjoy-

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    Well Done!
     
  74. chris249

    chris249 Registered Capri Power Member

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    very nice!! :headbang::
     
  75. maltesecapriman

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    Well done Charlie. I love it when 4pot Capri's are saved and furthermore kept original. I'm watching this thread very closely and am looking forward to see other pictures while getting it back together. It's the fun part :thumbup1:
     
  76. steads

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    Looking very nice mate, looking forward to the finished car!!

    Trev
     
  77. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Cheers Martin, greatly appreciated :D
     
  78. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Thanks Chris, its nice to see the progress on yours to mate :thumbup1:
     
  79. wildwest-capri

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    Looking very smart that is Charlie.Well done matey :thumbup1:
     
  80. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Oh yes, I do love original cars to I must admit- though with some slight returnable tweeks here and there imo, im going to be having plenty of fun to come during the rebuild though ;)
     
  81. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    I am to Trev, cant wait to get get her back on Tues now! Your making a Gr8 job of your 302 Capri by the way :thumbup1:
     
  82. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Cheers Ian, Im chuffed to bits with how the respray has turned out, Thanks :thumbup1:
     
  83. Chap Foose

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    looks very nice mate.glad your keeping it original.shes a beut mate,atb paul
     
  84. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Thanks Paul, im prety pleased now with how shes coming along and hopefully will be on the road within the next month. Hope the MOT all works out 4 your 3.0S, but I cant see why a problem should occur, ;)
     
  85. spa special

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    very nice m8 you have done the hard bit how! the refit is the fun bit.
    im also glad to see your keeping her original shes way to rare to be messing about with.
    well done m8
     
  86. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Ah cheers for the kind words mate :thumbup1: , Its nice to hear that the majority think im doing the right thing with her and Im sure the refit's fun like you say though, sure does look it! :rolleyes:
     
  87. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Shes now home! Pics and reassemble to be commensing tomorrow! :rock:
     
  88. Chap Foose

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    thats the best bit putting all the new or cleaned up bits back on.il tune in tomorrow then lol,atb paul
     
  89. Laser

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    'Stripes'!!! need any help let me know the only S stripe is a straight S stripe :rolleyes: :thumbup1: :headbang::
     
  90. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    That would be gr8 Fran, Cheers Mate :thumbup1: , iv got some 'S' decals from DMB, they will have to do for the moment though, although theyre still pretty good :)
     
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    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Yeah Cheers Paul ;) , will make sure I do post tomorrow now!
     
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    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Had her out of the barn this morning, swapped the wheels back to the refurbished ones, she looks far far better now :D , out in the sunshine she looks... Well u lot can make ur own minds up! Here u go fellas- Enjoy ;)
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    Thanks for looking all :thumbup1: , Charlie
     
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    Them DMB ones are dam good this is what i used on Clares passenger side and we are pretty sure they are the same as Hoarsi's S as well
     
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    Nice to see another S the same colour combination as mine! :thumbup1:
     
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    looking stunning charlie,not you, the car lol.atb paul
     
  96. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Ah thats great then, thanks Fran, pretty pleased about that ;)
     
  97. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Cheers RocketCapri, the Strato Silver Mk3 with 'S' stripes is deffo my favortite colour combo, nice car youve got to mate :thumbup1:
     
  98. CapriS40964

    CapriS40964 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Haha, nice to hear Paul, not quite perfection like your 3.0 im afraid, but im quite content with how shes coming on, :D
     
  99. maltesecapriman

    maltesecapriman Registered Capri Power Member

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    Fantastic, magnificent, splendid ... I love those wheels although not so for many on here:boxedin:. One thing I would do is remove that red paint from the inside of the right door.
    I can't wait to see it done. So glad for you Charlie:D
     
  100. toddys16s

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    mate shes lookin gr8 hope mine turns out as good
    at the mo mines on stands wheels being refurbed engine in me shed with box and prop loom d waxing cleaning paint may 15th getting it into work then its the big refit ill try to post some more pics soon i think ur beat meto the shows lol
     

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