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by rshyndy
Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Mk3 V8 build
Replies: 98
Views: 23573

Re: Mk3 V8 build

Looking good mate. Love the colour. It's going to be a beast when it's completed
:cheers:
by rshyndy
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Mk3 V8 build
Replies: 98
Views: 23573

Re: Mk3 V8 build

Where's the update mate. I was glued to this thread back along
:goodluck:
by rshyndy
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Restoration of Underside of 2.8 capri - terminology
Replies: 13
Views: 536

Re: Restoration of Underside of 2.8 capri - terminology

Be careful removing the 4 bolts to get the gearbox cross member off. 3 out of 4 snapped on mine. Made drilling and tapping under the car really enjoyable
by rshyndy
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: London 1976
Replies: 11
Views: 987

Re: London 1976

the roadworks made me laugh. They would close the road off now
by rshyndy
Fri Sep 08, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Who Remembers?
Replies: 590
Views: 36097

Re: Who Remembers?

I remember that advert Nick. I knew it was gonna b that one when I read your post. Il show my old dear that tomoz. Thatl make her day
by rshyndy
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: High insurance on daily! why?
Replies: 15
Views: 1213

Re: High insurance on daily! why?

Strange. I have a Mazda 3 1.4 insured fully comp for £469. Iv been driving 13 years and 10 years no claims. Iv got my Mrs on the policy aswel and she only passed her test a few months ago. Similar thing to 340truck though. Original company wanted near £1400. I told them my renewal price elsewhere an...
by rshyndy
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: my previous Laser
Replies: 12
Views: 1263

Re: my previous Laser

Looks nearly as nice as b112. Did it go to an enthusiast or do you not know its fate
by rshyndy
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Spotted in Inverness
Replies: 4
Views: 671

Re: Spotted in Inverness

I was in Inverness in April and also seen a white Capri. I had travelled 680 odd miles from north Devon and that was the ONLY one I seen on my travels. It was near culloden battlefield museum at the time. Just south of Inverness. I crossed the suspension bridge heading north a few times as we spent ...
by rshyndy
Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Question about feeler gauges
Replies: 5
Views: 788

Re: Question about feeler gauges

I got a bluepoint set which have angled ends and are in thou and MM.

There is a formula for converting thou to MM but I can't remember it and I'm not that clever. I just use my converter app on my phone.
in the Haynes I think there is a section on converting measurements
by rshyndy
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Carburettor
Replies: 17
Views: 1631

Re: Carburettor

If your running a facet fuel pump u will need a pressure regulator. Iv got a Filter King one. Your facet will be running a lot higher than the recomended 3.5psi. My filter King one has a little gauge on top of a glass bowl with a filter in. You adjust the pressure by turning a little screw in the top
by rshyndy
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Grockles......
Replies: 17
Views: 1206

Re: Grockles......

Haha grockles. I swear only people from Devon and some parts of Cornwall use that word. My workplace is on the A39 (a main route to Cornwall) and we get any amount of 'grockles' coming in asking for directions to the campsite that they passed 2 minutes back down the road ha
by rshyndy
Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: 3 cars in 4 months
Replies: 4
Views: 575

Re: 3 cars in 4 months

Hi Andrew. I was in caerleon on Wednesday and a light blue Capri roared past me. Aren't you from that area? On another note, the last 13 years have been my whole driving life. In that time I think Iv had my name on the logbook of over 30 vehicles. But I have had my name on the logbook of the Capri f...
by rshyndy
Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: 3 cars in 4 months
Replies: 4
Views: 575

Re: 3 cars in 4 months

Haha. Yea. And the best thing is, the money Iv spent on these cars I could have spent on my Capri and kept my Lexus. There was nowt wrong with my lex. I just fancied a change haha. Hindsight......
by rshyndy
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: 3 cars in 4 months
Replies: 4
Views: 575

3 cars in 4 months

Ok let's begin. Sold my Lexus after 4 1/2 years because, well, time to move on eh??? Never put a spanner to it in that time apart from a seize caliper, clutch (easy, done in my lunch hour) and services and cambelt ect. Sold the lex and got a Mondeo st tdci estate...... Well......drove fine for 3 wee...
by rshyndy
Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Strange day
Replies: 8
Views: 988

Re: Strange day

Not just the smell of the engines, I had a chat with a bloke at a small local car show a few weeks ago and we both spoke about the smell of inside the cars of that period. The owner of the Capri on show was interested to know why we wer sticking our heads in and sniffing the inside of his car ha. I ...
by rshyndy
Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Strange day
Replies: 8
Views: 988

Strange day

Strange things happened today. I started to fit leather seats in the Mrs new car (55 plate Mazda 3) a lovely little first car for her. What a ballache that was. I was moaning that it was Not as easy as the older fords. Even the mk5 escort was a shite site easier than the modern day stuff. Anyway tha...
by rshyndy
Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Car storage
Replies: 32
Views: 3333

Re: Car storage

Yea peters Capri looks the dogs in that pic. My sig photo was taken in 2010 when we had the last big snow.
The capris been in the garage ever since......
by rshyndy
Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Very rare barn find....
Replies: 7
Views: 914

Re: Very rare barn find....

£8,000 for a ziplock bag full of an off-White powder???

It's called RS DUST because when you sniff a bit it makes you move really fast
by rshyndy
Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: SPOTTED in High Wycombe!!
Replies: 20
Views: 1766

Re: SPOTTED in High Wycombe!!

'Ive had a few piss ups in Barnstaple'

Iv heard that more than once and I have been spent time in most towns and cities in the uk over the last 14 years ha.
by rshyndy
Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: SPOTTED in High Wycombe!!
Replies: 20
Views: 1766

Re: SPOTTED in High Wycombe!!

North Devon is the way forward. More beaches and surfing. But the biggest town in north Devon is Barnstaple. Around 65,000 including surrounding areas. However you do get some born and Breds with the local-yokel syndrome who don't care much for outsiders. But, they are being thinned out as time goes...