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by fordperv
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Worst feature
Replies: 12
Views: 143

Re: Worst feature

SmokeEm wrote:It's too difficult to shut the tailgate on a mk3 with a semi erect tent in the boot! (There were witnesses)


I've been semi erect in mine a few times I can tell you
by fordperv
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Worst Capri
Replies: 11
Views: 205

Re: Worst Capri

Hot_Protein wrote:I enjoyed this guys thread but he posted this pic of his friends Capri that he rather liked
Image


That looks a great throwback from old custom days
by fordperv
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: FWD CAPRI ANYONE?
Replies: 16
Views: 269

Re: FWD CAPRI ANYONE?

Well they did in Australia, Mazda in a frock :gay:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Capri_(Australia)
by fordperv
Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Check out this XXL Capri...
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Re: Check out this XXL Capri...

See now that back without the rear side window section of the car and close up the gap to just after the doors would be nice obvs without the extra axle, kind of el camino ish
by fordperv
Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Oil Filters
Replies: 17
Views: 630

Re: Oil Filters

pbar wrote:
andyd wrote:
sheff wrote:
Now we need to have a discussion on what oil to use :lol:

Put your car details in here, and it will give you recommendations http://www.opieoils.co.uk/

You can them shop around to find it cheaper :D


Recommendations 10/40, which as we all know is correct :)


But it is correct for a pinto
by fordperv
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Front shock absorbers
Replies: 18
Views: 411

Re: Front shock absorbers

Dreamachine wrote:Ok I can't see them being the original ones


You may think but when I stripped my laser front legs a couple of months ago I found the originals still in place so it is possible
by fordperv
Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: More for the 'Collectors'......
Replies: 14
Views: 456

Re: More for the 'Collectors'......

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
fordperv wrote:Black is common though even though it does look nice, moonstone blue all the way

Yes, most were black. I think only 52 were white and 52 were moonstone.
Even though it's by far the most common colour, if somebody offered me one in black, I'd gladly take it! :)

Andrew.


In total 56 were white
by fordperv
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: More for the 'Collectors'......
Replies: 14
Views: 456

Re: More for the 'Collectors'......

Andrew 2.8i wrote:It's great to see an RS500 in such fabulous timewarp condition. It's a pity that it's not black though.

Andrew.


Black is common though even though it does look nice, moonstone blue all the way
by fordperv
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Hi Guys - Selling my CRAGARS.
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: Hi Guys - Selling my CRAGARS.

They are beautiful
by fordperv
Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Stoopid question...
Replies: 6
Views: 320

Re: Stoopid question...

I always use my calibrated right arm on stuff like that :guitar:
by fordperv
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Sounds worrying!
Replies: 6
Views: 335

Re: Sounds worrying!

Thank god it wasn't the dark grey vinyl paint that was affected :lol:
by fordperv
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Question about feeler gauges
Replies: 5
Views: 310

Re: Question about feeler gauges

My blue point feelers gauges disappeared to stand in until I found them I got a set of these, damn good for the money

http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/32-Blade-Feeler ... 2749.l2649
by fordperv
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: You know "women's things" right?
Replies: 11
Views: 480

Re: You know "women's things" right?

They don't make them like this any more

https://youtu.be/asXw2a4kQLc
by fordperv
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Hey gang! Just in case you lock yourself out the house...
Replies: 7
Views: 384

Re: Hey gang! Just in case you lock yourself out the house...

Oh my good god do they think people are stupid Years back when I had not long moved into a house I lived in the neighbour who was a lady in her late 50s came around knocking, she asked me if I could break into her house for her as her puppy Rottweiler had leant against the door when she was out fron...
by fordperv
Thu Aug 10, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Ford Fair
Replies: 4
Views: 286

Re: Ford Fair

I took my saph gls its my boring modern :lol:
by fordperv
Thu Aug 10, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Dont use your Capri all year round, they are too delicate!
Replies: 20
Views: 867

Re: Dont use your Capri all year round, they are too delicate!

I used to love using my capri all year round before its accident and I will no doubt use it all year round again when its done, I got into some great escapades with it one that springs to mind was when my mates new crap Citroen died at a petrol station, the body control module went, I towed him home...
by fordperv
Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Ford Fair
Replies: 4
Views: 286

Re: Ford Fair

I Went, there was a few nice capri's dotted about but unfortunately it mostly seemed to be newer stuff,
by fordperv
Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: MOT Brake rollers vs LSD
Replies: 1
Views: 218

Re: MOT Brake rollers vs LSD

Tell them it's got an lsd and they will do the brake test with a tappley meter, brake rollers could potentially fuck your diff
by fordperv
Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Interior trim refurbishment
Replies: 12
Views: 797

Re: Interior trim refurbishment

Let me be the first to say it, Halfords vinyl paint

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