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by andyd
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: When the wife is out....wash the sump !!
Replies: 7
Views: 61

Re: When the wife is out....wash the sump !!

I just hope she dont look into my wardrobe and finds the sump has now being relocated from the garage until Tickover Day :shock: :shock: :shock: Ater ordering the new fuel tank yesterday, I said to the Mrs where can I store it ? She replied in the shed :o I meant where in the spare bedroom :lol: Sh...
by andyd
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Salvage Hunters: Classic Cars Series 2
Replies: 17
Views: 232

Re: Salvage Hunters: Classic Cars Series 2

I probably said the same thing with the last series..... Imo they should do one car per episode. After the introduction, 3 advert breaks then a repeat of what you saw before the adverts, you have no more than a 45 minute programme which isn't enough time to see all the aspects of the transformation ...
by andyd
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Project!
Replies: 16
Views: 310

Re: Project!

If it did sell, it's for sale again https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Capri-2-8i-Injection-Winter-Project/192781417660?_trkparms=aid%3D888007%26algo%3DDISC.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20140328180637%26meid%3Dc4dddc03bf4447f8b5080172bcc8d1e1%26pid%3D100009%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D1%26sd%3D264136498162%26itm%3D192781...
by andyd
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Salvage Hunters: Classic Cars Series 2
Replies: 17
Views: 232

Re: Salvage Hunters: Classic Cars Series 2

Matchsticks for the eyes ready :sleepy: :lol:

Won't give anything away and spoil your viewings :cheers:
by andyd
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Expansion Bottle Clean
Replies: 14
Views: 355

Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Jasonmarie wrote:Andy every woman wants a dishwasher . They also come with woman only instructions treat the wife Andy your never look back .

But Fairy Liquid keeps my hands so soft :whistle: :D
by andyd
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Fuel tanks - Latest batch now available.
Replies: 9
Views: 184

Re: Fuel tanks - Latest batch now available.

I decided to buy one from Martin some time ago and indeed it has sat in its box in my garage since in its protective box of course, but am finally getting it fitted in about 8 weeks. You wonder if the suppliers might also put their prices up when the demand for these begins to dwindle ? As Mark sai...
by andyd
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Fuel tanks - Latest batch now available.
Replies: 9
Views: 184

Re: Fuel tanks - Latest batch now available.

They aren't going to be manufactured indefinitely though are they? Once demand dwindles to nothing, no supplier is going to want to commit to having a batch made.... Andrew. I got one from Martin as mine was on way out as corrding on top, the new ones are really good quality and painted to a good f...
by andyd
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Salvage Hunters: Classic Cars Series 2
Replies: 17
Views: 232

Re: Salvage Hunters: Classic Cars Series 2

Fordoholic Nick wrote:Just a 'reminder' bump as this show is on tomorrow night for anyone intetested. Rob hope you aint forgotten fella :)

Will be there Nick :cheers:
by andyd
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Fuel tanks - Latest batch now available.
Replies: 9
Views: 184

Re: Fuel tanks - Latest batch now available.

Stish704 wrote:One of them dilemmas where you think yeah, I’ll get one but ends up sitting in the garage for ever collecting dust or worse getting damaged!

:agree: Do you get it incase you need it, or wait and find there aren't any when required :?
by andyd
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Expansion Bottle Clean
Replies: 14
Views: 355

Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

pbar wrote:Personally I wouldn't really feel at ease placing 30 year old plastics in a modern 170 degrees Fahrenheit kitchen appliance with spinning arms and water jets.

The dishwasher in our house is perfectly safe....Me :) :cheers:
by andyd
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Another Capri Stolen....
Replies: 103
Views: 2324

Re: Another Capri Stolen....

From Facebook;
Mk 2 Granada B130JMX, stolen yesterday from Bishop Stortfold area, possibly some body damage!
by andyd
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Win a Capri
Replies: 5
Views: 80

Re: Win a Capri

Nice find Paul :D

I wouldn't fancy driving in those shoes :lol:
by andyd
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: 1000 mile laser
Replies: 9
Views: 114

Re: 1000 mile laser

I'm sure that was for sale last year.
What looks like missing paint above the clutch and brake pedal rubbers, suggest many more miles :?
by andyd
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Queen Square at Amphitheater January ‘19
Replies: 6
Views: 93

Re: Queen Square at Amphitheater January ‘19

Thanks Rob, it looked like a good meet :D

Amazes me the amount of classics on the road this time of year, especially as the weather wasn't great today either :shock:

Roll on spring :cheers:
by andyd
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: My pet Chipmunk has great taste
Replies: 8
Views: 95

Re: My pet Chipmunk has great taste

Hi all, I got a pet Chipmunk for Christmas. Hes a sweet little fellow. I have called him Fordoholic Junior....here's why... https://youtu.be/r1CelCGaERI I then asked him what is his favourite Capri... https://youtu.be/mCeS-tDbfcw Then he brought a tear to my eye when he said https://youtu.be/pnUptA...
by andyd
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Prepare to be "wowed" !!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 115

Re: Prepare to be "wowed" !!!!

Hi Nick, Thanks for posting the photo. That is incredible! Des should be very proud of what's been done. It's been a long road for him, but it looks like the project is close to completion now.. Yes Andrew, I recall standing beside Des at Simply Ford few yrs back as he was leaning into Johns engine...
by andyd
Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: New Car Programme on TV Soon
Replies: 369
Views: 13123

Re: New Car Programme on TV Soon

Fantomworks on Quest January 24th
by andyd
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: 4-Speed 2.8i for sale
Replies: 24
Views: 256

Re: 4-Speed 2.8i for sale

D366Y wrote:
andyd wrote:
D366Y wrote:
Lucky I have two!! :lol:

Have one and more money towards the house fund :D


I did think that... maybe I will if I have to get drastic :lol:

I remember selling my Mk1 XR2 in 1988 for my house deposit of £3500....Times have changed even though wages have improved.
by andyd
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: 4-Speed 2.8i for sale
Replies: 24
Views: 256

Re: 4-Speed 2.8i for sale

D366Y wrote:
andyd wrote:House everytime! Best investment you will make :cheers:

At least you have a Capri :)


Lucky I have two!! :lol:

Have one and more money towards the house fund :D
by andyd
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: 4-Speed 2.8i for sale
Replies: 24
Views: 256

Re: 4-Speed 2.8i for sale

What happened to being "on the hunt for some Capri shaped V6 power"? :D :D Andrew. :agree: :headscratch: Maybe he thinks having a 1.6 and 2.0 gives him 3.6 :lol: :wave: I wish it worked that way!! :lol: I am trying to shift my old Fiat Panda and once that is gone I have the space for some...