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by Daz-RSK
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: New Shiny bits being created & made for the Capri
Replies: 3
Views: 466

Re: New Shiny bits being created & made for the Capri

Thanks for your comments. The effort is there, for sure. I'll pile in lots of effort to ensure we can still run these motors way into the future. As I come across parts that are obsolete or difficult to get as new, I'll ask some questions and knock on some doors. But the measure is getting these thi...
by Daz-RSK
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 6200 mile 280
Replies: 17
Views: 605

Re: 6200 mile 280

It's the age old dilemma, isn't it. Is a car with 6000 miles worth that money ? Is it that it is a classic - a Capri ? Does the age play this one way or t'other - as in is it a factor ? There are subjective arguments all over for this. But one thing I look to is that older cars will become easier to...
by Daz-RSK
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Brooklands Ford Meet 1977'
Replies: 6
Views: 264

Re: Brooklands Ford Meet 1977'

Good info there Paul! So with the Cortina Mk4, I was wrong when I stuck my neck on the line with the washers. There were very few sold though with these, I am sure. In fairness, there were few Ghia & S spec Cortina's sold, relative to the shed loads of L's and GL's. Trim level was not quite so i...
by Daz-RSK
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Temp gauge not working 2.8 injection
Replies: 21
Views: 575

Re: Temp gauge not working 2.8 injection

On my bucket list is to approach Goodyear. Not just yet, as I am wrestling with a few re-introductions / rejuvenation and want to see the results from these. It'll probably be later this year maybe next year, but does depend on the success of other stuff. Is there any interest on here for NCT Eagles...
by Daz-RSK
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Brooklands Ford Meet 1977'
Replies: 6
Views: 264

Re: Brooklands Ford Meet 1977'

You did hit on something there Mark that I hadn't considered. Overiders were part of the Ghia trim with all the Mk4's. But headlamp washers ??? That's a good one. Were they an option ? Quite rare if they were. I know they had these on the Capri. I am now not sure about the Cortina, whether these had...
by Daz-RSK
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Brooklands Ford Meet 1977'
Replies: 6
Views: 264

Re: Brooklands Ford Meet 1977'

Good find Mark! I love these old footages of old stuff in the time. It takes me back to my youf! :D No, it takes you back to another time, when prices sounded ridiculous but were probably true to the time. Brand new Grandad for £7000. But that is £40,000 today. That Cortina is £25,000 in today's mon...
by Daz-RSK
Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: New Shiny bits being created & made for the Capri
Replies: 3
Views: 466

New Shiny bits being created & made for the Capri

OK folks - in my continued quest to try to get component manufacturers to build new stuff or refurbish what we have for our Capri's (you would have seen the dashboard thread and this process is coming along with the company I am working with), I am seeking out another couple of companies to build ne...
by Daz-RSK
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Project Carla 820
Replies: 19
Views: 605

Re: Project Carla 820

Yes, thanks for this - it's not in too bad shape under the deadening actually. Better than I thought.
by Daz-RSK
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Hello 2019 !
Replies: 22
Views: 434

Re: Hello 2019 !

The 50th year of the Capri :woot: Is it the only "classic" that's 50 this year? :whistle: :D :cheers: As in the only classic model that's celebrating 50 years this year, Andrew ? If you are meaning this - there is another. The Austin Maxi!!!! :woot: Hey, don't laugh! It is. It's really 50...
by Daz-RSK
Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Old car dealer stickers
Replies: 69
Views: 1875

Re: Old car dealer stickers

Yes, be careful with the black and silver plates. Someone above said that there was a year that they were outlawed from being placed on later registered vehicles - M reg / 1973 I think - and it's not a rolling date, like other classic motoring rules, therefore, they are an easy pull on even a Mk3 Ca...
by Daz-RSK
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Old car dealer stickers
Replies: 69
Views: 1875

Re: Old car dealer stickers

Those plates look great Brooksy. Has a real touch of classic about them. :cool: Not referring so much to these plates as it would be quite confounding as to why any auto readers won't pick these up - but just a word of caution to any of you who think the personalised plates with incorrect font / spa...
by Daz-RSK
Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Project Carla 820
Replies: 19
Views: 605

Re: Project Carla 820

Finally, some authenticity. Really proud of these because....well you'll see what I mean. Their actual worth is little. Their presence is immense. This one is a 3 owner vehicle and if you read my monologue when I introduced myself to the forum, you would have seen that the 1st owner wanted to meet u...
by Daz-RSK
Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Project Carla 820
Replies: 19
Views: 605

Re: Project Carla 820

So the rear seats now have been cleaned and had some hide food applied. They look so much better. Probably another few applications through 2019 will make them look better still. These are now back in the car. https://i.postimg.cc/ZqT2zByZ/P1030365.jpg Whilst I was cleaning the rear seat backs with ...
by Daz-RSK
Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Project Carla 820
Replies: 19
Views: 605

Re: Project Carla 820

OK, so on a bit of a roll now.

Finally got the seat runner painted with the colour that is close to the original. Much better!!

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by Daz-RSK
Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Mk3 Capri - Door shut weatherstrip clips
Replies: 7
Views: 203

Re: Mk3 Capri - Door shut weatherstrip clips

Thanks Paul. Yeap - good suggestion with waxoyl and also calling Martin.

I'll give Martin a shout next week.
by Daz-RSK
Fri Dec 28, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Mk3 Capri - Door shut weatherstrip clips
Replies: 7
Views: 203

Re: Mk3 Capri - Door shut weatherstrip clips

I might be getting somewhere with this, people. :woot: I have just messaged a chap who sells stuff like this on ebay - not quite identical to this clip, but close - and as he is also a Capri owner, he knows the clip I mean and will contact his supplier in the new year. Fingers crossed - we may have ...
by Daz-RSK
Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Worth restoring, a few dolly's wil fix that.
Replies: 12
Views: 376

Re: Worth restoring, a few dolly's wil fix that.

Oil, petrol and other contaminants.........fag on .... Don't you just love the 70s/80s.... :cigar: Those times were far better than the nanny state in which we are coping with today. Back then you had common sense and a feeling of self preservation- Now we have " health and safety" which ...
by Daz-RSK
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Mk3 Capri - Door shut weatherstrip clips
Replies: 7
Views: 203

Re: Mk3 Capri - Door shut weatherstrip clips

Hmmmm.....I am wondering whether these will do the trick. The plastic trim is held down by screws and this could fasten at those screw points. Hmmmmmm https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT3L0AikKxDdh8jpW4EotKQWUBGDAozHLg8AVRU64j0YakZYcoGlg What I like about the Ford clip is its eff...
by Daz-RSK
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Mk3 Capri - Door shut weatherstrip clips
Replies: 7
Views: 203

Re: Mk3 Capri - Door shut weatherstrip clips

Thanks for your responses people. Sorry, I may have been mis-describing myself above. The last picture I posted up shows the clip and as you see it there, the left side is towards the outer side of the car, the right side is towards the interior. So the left side of the clip in that picture, you can...
by Daz-RSK
Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Mk3 Capri - Door shut weatherstrip clips
Replies: 7
Views: 203

Mk3 Capri - Door shut weatherstrip clips

Hi People - I seem to be having some difficulty in finding these from anywhere. I haven't started asking classic Ford suppliers or specialist fastener companies just yet. I thought I would just pick your good knowledge on here first please. So these are a strange little clip. As said, I don't seem t...