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by Fordoholic Nick
Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Tickover Drive Train Refurbished
Replies: 6
Views: 74

Re: Tickover Drive Train Refurbished

Hi Chaps, I just received a couple of pictures from Clive at Tickover that I asked him to take while he was doing the refurb. He took a few pics of B112 while he was doing the gearbox and he took a couple of the prop after it had been done. He had already refitted the axle by the time I had remember...
by Fordoholic Nick
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: QS breakfast meet at Kings Weston house, Sept ‘18
Replies: 8
Views: 326

Re: QS breakfast meet at Kings Weston house, Sept ‘18

Hi Rob, Sorry I missed this fella. Wow ! Great picture of yours in front of the house fella. :o Looks absolutely stunning mate. Your Capri really is a credit to you Rob. :applaud: What a perfect setting for a Classic Car Meet too. Parked on the lawn in front of a stately home !! Did Andrew pop out t...
by Fordoholic Nick
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: When a plan goes out the window...
Replies: 18
Views: 110

Re: When a plan goes out the window...

My book "My Bumpy Love Affair with the B-roads of Enfield" is out soon Andrew..... :wave: :) Guess what I found in W H Smiths today........ :lol: https://i.postimg.cc/1zN8vKw1/IMG-7724.jpg :lol: :lol: :lol: Andrew this is brilliant ! I love it mate. :applaud: :applaud: :applaud: :lol: :lo...
by Fordoholic Nick
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: When a plan goes out the window...
Replies: 18
Views: 110

Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Jasonmarie wrote:Yes we can take you down to our little cafe mate for breakfast . They love the Capri parked outside :cheers:

Image


That sounds like a plan Jason :)

Great picture. Love it !!!
by Fordoholic Nick
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: When a plan goes out the window...
Replies: 18
Views: 110

Re: When a plan goes out the window...

You sound like a second-rate motoring journalist, Nick! There's a job at Autocar waiting for you... :D It sounds like you had a terrific day and you seem to enjoy driving B112 even more now. 8-) :lol: :lol: :applaud: :applaud: My book "My Bumpy Love Affair with the B-roads of Enfield" is ...
by Fordoholic Nick
Mon Oct 22, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: When a plan goes out the window...
Replies: 18
Views: 110

Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Jasonmarie wrote: I spoke to dad tonight and he said you should have kept the tax on the Capri as today was a good day for that seaside trip we take .


Jason I could have popped over and picked you and your Dad up mate. Maybe next time fella....
by Fordoholic Nick
Mon Oct 22, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: When a plan goes out the window...
Replies: 18
Views: 110

Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Peter-S wrote:Nick, you are starting to sound worryingly like a chap who likes to drive a Capri 'properly' :lol:


:lol: Peter I had to take a couple of paracetamol when I got in !!! :wave:
by Fordoholic Nick
Mon Oct 22, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Hozelock Hose Reel
Replies: 3
Views: 41

Hozelock Hose Reel

Hi all, I just thought that I would share a great purchase I made today. A cracking little hose reel that is amazingly compact. My old one was just a length of standard loose hose that was really hard to store and had split and needed replacing. I had seen hose reels that wound back into their housi...
by Fordoholic Nick
Mon Oct 22, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: When a plan goes out the window...
Replies: 18
Views: 110

When a plan goes out the window...

But for once it put a big :D on my face... :D Hi chaps, Sooooooo, decided as I was off work today and Mrs Fordoholic was at work that I would pop out to B&Q in B112 to buy a new hose reel then return home and paint my recently fitted new single leaf springs, a journey that is about 30mins round ...
by Fordoholic Nick
Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Petrol Tank Straps
Replies: 1
Views: 84

Re: Petrol Tank Straps

Hello. I have recently made a batch of petrol tank straps as mine were rotten. I'm a metal worker so they are very good copies (if i say so myself ) and heavier gauge than originals . What you get from anywhere else are after market anyway unless NOS and made by somebody like me but are dearer . £3...
by Fordoholic Nick
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: A Sign of the Times
Replies: 48
Views: 462

Re: A Sign of the Times

Andrew 2.8i wrote:You know me, I don't wish to offend or upset anybody - make sure you also fetch the lovely lingerie set Jason kindly gave to me at CCI earlier this year.


:shock: :shock: :shock:
by Fordoholic Nick
Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Dislok
Replies: 9
Views: 151

Re: Dislok

Yep I also haveva disklok too. Very simple to fit and really feels quality. Seem to remember someone posting here about 18mths ago that he lost his keys to his disklok and it took him the whole weekend to get the thing off his steering wheel. Now if this aint a great reason to get one nothing is !! ...
by Fordoholic Nick
Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: A Sign of the Times
Replies: 48
Views: 462

Re: A Sign of the Times

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Fordoholic Nick wrote:Oh Dear.... :shock: ....full marks for trying though mate :applaud:

I'll get my coat........

Andrew.


I'll get it for you chap :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Fordoholic Nick
Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: A Sign of the Times
Replies: 48
Views: 462

Re: A Sign of the Times

Let's bring this back to being a nice light-hearted thread... Ermm....bit late for this Andrew :lol: I went for a job today at a factory that makes rubber buttons for computer keyboards. I only applied because they have flexible shifts! :xd: Oh Dear.... :shock: ....full marks for trying though mate...
by Fordoholic Nick
Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Postimage problems
Replies: 20
Views: 560

Re: Postimage problems

I still use Flickr. Very good for me :) :wave:
by Fordoholic Nick
Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Dash Protectors
Replies: 170
Views: 2619

Re: Dash Protectors

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1952/44726000324_0373685f44_b.jpg 20181020_153526 by John Taylor , on Flickr Hey John, Your 'lo-goed' Cool Dash looks spot on fella !! Yep the logo really does set these off a treat mate. Nice one fella :) Mate be careful of that guy taking pictures of your Cappa. Can...
by Fordoholic Nick
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Had an ice cream today ...
Replies: 13
Views: 117

Re: Had an ice cream today ...

The wife had one of these, I didn't :shock: https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1915/30443558047_274ab3ad53_k.jpg DSCF6045 by Peter Smith , on Flickr Was it covered in chocolate? Are you in Brighton peter :lol: ? Very good! I can see why you didn't want to tell a male ice cream vendor that you were part...
by Fordoholic Nick
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Janspeed Exhausts
Replies: 23
Views: 247

Re: Janspeed Exhausts

Hi Andy, Yep I have been reading this with interest too both hete and CW. Sounds like Janspeed just dont want to make 2.8 systems to have them on the shelf for immediate despatch. Suppose you cant blame them if they are still happy to produce them when they have deffo orders. Sadly its a sign of the...
by Fordoholic Nick
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Boot Awards 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 113

Re: Boot Awards 2018

Nick, now you’re famous will the single be out in time for Christmas? Don't encourage them Rob, we know Jason's a dab hand at video recording and editing....... Andrew. Now there’s a challenge ? :cool: I am up for it if you are Jason.... :) We can call my band The 'Boot' Town Rats and the single ca...
by Fordoholic Nick
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Garage prep for B112
Replies: 9
Views: 136

Re: Garage prep for B112

Nice and tidy and clean in there Nick :) Quite long garages those aren't they, just how long is it? Thanks Paul. Was great to de-clutter mate. Lots more room and I know where things are now. Paul for en-bloc garages mine is a a very good size. The bloc opposite mine are smaller so I am lucky. Mine ...