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by Paul G
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Happy Easter !
Replies: 8
Views: 86

Re: Happy Easter !

Happy Easter to you too Nick, and to everyone else on here.
by Paul G
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Goblin Works Coyote Capri
Replies: 6
Views: 81

Re: Goblin Works Coyote Capri

I'm afraid I still don't like it. The fact that they took a mint 2.8i and did that to it - yuk.

It's like taking the Mona Lisa and painting a moustache and a cock on it. :( :turd:
by Paul G
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Ford capri for sale at £95000
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Re: Ford capri for sale at £95000

Small pecker condoms? You telling us something Jason! :woot: :D :D

Absolutely brilliant!
by Paul G
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: New Car Show
Replies: 52
Views: 789

Re: New Car Show

I really enjoyed the programme and it's good to see the whole show without tossers like Brewer etc using it as a platform to stroke their egos. Yes Andy, the price that one wreck of a car made (won't spoil it for others) beggared belief. WTF would you do with it? Even if you got a new shell everythi...
by Paul G
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Insurance declarations
Replies: 19
Views: 175

Re: Insurance declarations

I think it's high time that either the Government or the Insurance Ombudsman had a real good look at the way Insurance companies and comparison sites (Go Compare et al) carry on. Back in the dim and distant (1979) when I got my first car (a MK1 850cc Mini) I had the Co op agent call round and he had...
by Paul G
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: New Car Show
Replies: 52
Views: 789

Re: New Car Show

I'm looking forward to the new car show "Bangers and Cash" starting on the Yesterday channel tonight at 8pm. Looks really good in the trailers.

It's all about the auctioneers D T Matthewson in Yorkshire.
by Paul G
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Harrier Jump Jet
Replies: 12
Views: 219

Re: Harrier Jump Jet

Air travel went backwards 50 years when they grounded Concord. Modern aircraft aren't much if any faster than the VC10 or Boeing 707 were in the sixties and they're a darned sight less comfortable to fly in as well. (In economy at least).
by Paul G
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: posted in error
Replies: 35
Views: 436

Re: posted in error

I also don't agree with the MOT exemption as it stands. I do think that vehicles should have a basic safety check every year say just covering tyres, brakes, suspension and steering as well as serious structual corrosion. The pre 1977 MOT test requirements were little more than this anyway so it wou...
by Paul G
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Laser + GL and now a 3.0S!
Replies: 272
Views: 27236

Re: Laser + GL and now a 3.0S!

Probably best to get a complete A-pillar repair from Express panels for that Danny. I think they're on offer at the minute.

https://www.steelpanels.co.uk/products/ ... pair-m1s3/

Meant to ask but have you got the gear linkage sorted on the GL now and how is the rebuilt engine doing?
by Paul G
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: I "wheely" need to get out more...
Replies: 19
Views: 234

Re: I "wheely" need to get out more...

Whats with the steel rod? Have your boot struts gone? :headscratch:
by Paul G
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: speed limiters
Replies: 12
Views: 213

Re: speed limiters

Plus side of this is at least you can outrun the rozzers in their limited cars! :lol: I think it's a good idea from a safety point of view but does pose the question of what they expect to happen with older cars in the future... I think you can safely bet that the coppers' cars won't be limited. I ...
by Paul G
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 3.0 Electric fan
Replies: 4
Views: 125

Re: 3.0 Electric fan

Is that Spaghetti Carbonara or Spaghetti hoops in there? My Laser was bad with two aftermarket alarms DIY wired in there but that takes it to a new level! Seriously Danny I would, with the help of wiring diagrams, remove the lot and start again. Most of the Ford wiring is wrapped in loom tape except...
by Paul G
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Honey I shrunk the Cat !!!
Replies: 25
Views: 370

Re: Honey I shrunk the Cat !!!

I've got a 1.6 Laser called Jeremy (reg no B26 JMY), a cat called Albert and a hoover called Henry!
by Paul G
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: New car
Replies: 14
Views: 404

Re: New car

As the others have said welcome to the forum. You sure will pick up several friendly tips on here. Indeed here is one - when you get the car for goodness sake get those black wheels painted back to silver!!! :lol: :welcome:

Paul.
by Paul G
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Laser 1600
Replies: 61
Views: 1467

Re: Laser 1600

I used Araldite to make up a new surround for the rivenuts. I drilled a couple of 2mm holes in what was left of the surrounding plastic so the araldite would creep in and get a good purchase on the indicator unit. Will submit a picture later.
by Paul G
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Tickover PT 3
Replies: 29
Views: 557

Re: Tickover PT 3

Looks simply stunning Nick. It's money well spent and makes the car into a show winner. You must be pleased with Tickover's work and the end result.
by Paul G
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: MK3 short console Carpet advice
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: MK3 short console Carpet advice

I remember reading a post from Martin at Capri Gear and he said that none of the aftermarket carpets he'd tried ever fitted as well as an original.

Based on this advice I'd wait till a good second hand one comes up.
by Paul G
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: My first run this year 2019
Replies: 24
Views: 610

Re: My first run this year 2019

It still looks great Jason. :applaud: :D
by Paul G
Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: I've got some bags of coal in the shed...
Replies: 7
Views: 182

Re: I've got some bags of coal in the shed...

I see the Viva HB has got a "Whiplash" aerial. Anyone remember them?

I think its handbrake cable needs slight attention too!
by Paul G
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Laser 1600
Replies: 61
Views: 1467

Re: Laser 1600

:cool: Nice colour and a late one too, judging by the side repeaters. It is indeed, registered on 2nd December 1986. It came with a reasonable history folder including the original bill of sale. The vehicle part-ex'd against it being a 1977 Capri. I see from your post in another thread that you liv...