TheRealExile's Recent Activity

  1. TheRealExile liked caprinerd's post in the thread 1982 2.8i Project.

    cheap sockets are never a good idea, thin walled sockets can be got from companies like snap on but, if im correct , i think Halfords...

    19 January 2022 at 7:36 PM
  2. TheRealExile attached a file to the thread 1982 2.8i Project.

    We have life!!! Starts on the button now :D I'm going to take the Capri for a trip to Toolstation to celebrate!![ATTACH]

    20220119_150635.jpg 19 January 2022 at 3:23 PM
  3. TheRealExile liked steve 35's post in the thread Getting there.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Photo from spray painters, rubbed down, rust treated and primed, nearly ready for paint, suspension...

    IMG-20220119-WA0009.jpg IMG-20220119-WA0013.jpg IMG-20220119-WA0014.jpg IMG-20220119-WA0012.jpg 19 January 2022 at 3:20 PM
  4. TheRealExile liked Clockwork Orange's post in the thread 1982 2.8i Project.

    must admit now that Halfords 'professional' range tools have suited me now over 2 decades I believe, and a cast iron guarantee to...

    19 January 2022 at 8:59 AM
  5. TheRealExile liked stevo's post in the thread Hi from Lucerne Switzerland..

    Welcome Simon My wife and I visit Lucerne at least once a year as part of our Euro road trips, we stay over in the Hotel Engel at Stans...

    FB0F2516-FC44-4DBC-89FD-B978962D4548.jpeg 18 January 2022 at 7:58 PM
  6. TheRealExile replied to the thread 1982 2.8i Project.

    Worked well, only time will tell how long it will last but did the trick. Now to get the pesky bolts lined up right, bet it would be...

    18 January 2022 at 7:10 PM
  7. TheRealExile attached a file to the thread 1982 2.8i Project.

    Got it off finally, access to the top bolt wasn't easy, I ended up taking the solenoid off which meant my extension bar wasn't being...

    20220118_145635.jpg 20220118_165718.jpg 18 January 2022 at 5:31 PM
  8. TheRealExile liked caprinerd's post in the thread 1982 2.8i Project.

    let us know how the Prime thin wall socket go when you use them as it could be something others would get if they are any good

    17 January 2022 at 9:51 PM
  9. TheRealExile replied to the thread 1982 2.8i Project.

    I do have a few snap on sockets which were given to me around 30 years ago all still work well sadly they were only odd bits and no...

    17 January 2022 at 6:53 PM
  10. TheRealExile replied to the thread 1982 2.8i Project.

    Got a 1/2 inch drive set of extensions turning up tomorrow, will look out for a thinner socket as after my other snapped I bought a...

    17 January 2022 at 6:36 PM
  11. TheRealExile liked caprinerd's post in the thread 1982 2.8i Project.

    i normally use a thin wall socket with an extension bar and also may be wise to use a break bar to crack it off to start with

    17 January 2022 at 6:32 PM
  12. TheRealExile attached a file to the thread 1982 2.8i Project.

    Hmm well I can see why the cheap socket broke, there isn't enough space seemingly to fully get the socket on, I can get a spanner on...

    20220117_120904.jpg 20220117_121230.jpg 17 January 2022 at 12:38 PM
  13. TheRealExile liked Aitch's post in the thread Federal Freddie.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Shuttle, repair panel had wiper hole and my capri is lhd

    20210411_084033.jpg 20210729_095248.jpg 20210805_183620.jpg 20210831_111802.jpg 15 January 2022 at 5:56 PM
  14. TheRealExile liked koko nitro's post in the thread my Capri II. work in progress but will be finished soon.

    [ATTACH]

    IMG-20220115-WA0012.jpg 15 January 2022 at 5:55 PM
  15. TheRealExile liked koko nitro's post in the thread my Capri II. work in progress but will be finished soon.

    [ATTACH]

    IMG-20220115-WA0013.jpg 15 January 2022 at 5:55 PM
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice