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by Peter-S
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: My little resto
Replies: 15
Views: 2265

Re: My little resto

Very nice :)
by Peter-S
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: 1979 Capri 2.0 "Ghia"
Replies: 54
Views: 5512

Re: 1979 Capri 2.0 "Ghia"

I was told by martin when I changed my rear axle the rubber saddle pads arent needed for the single leaf springs. The Ghia interior looks the part and does look very good with the combination of vinyl roof, Mk2 bumper and the absence of the Mk3 lower side mouldings. Are you going to continue the Mk...
by Peter-S
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Stay Home...tinker with your Capris
Replies: 20
Views: 429

Re: Stay Home...tinker with your Capris

Jasonmarie wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:41 pm
Is home teaching going as well as mine Noel :lol:

Here’s one I sold with Albert chains
Wot, no tea towel :xd:
by Peter-S
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Stay Home...tinker with your Capris
Replies: 20
Views: 429

Re: Stay Home...tinker with your Capris

Jasonmarie wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:52 pm
with a talk on pocket watches
There's the mistake Jason. Surely you should be doing a talk on the pinto. After all it is the best engine in the wor ....

Oh never mind they've probably had that one a couple of times already ;) :lol:
by Peter-S
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: What are you cooking in these days of wartime restrictions?
Replies: 29
Views: 773

Re: What are you cooking in these days of wartime restrictions?

Jasonmarie wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:26 pm
I tried cooking for the kids today and they were not impressed

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Beans on toast by any chance?
Sigh :lol:
by Peter-S
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: What are you cooking in these days of wartime restrictions?
Replies: 29
Views: 773

Re: What are you cooking in these days of wartime restrictions?

This is regularly in my garden at present. Tempting!

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by Peter-S
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: The Chinese coronavirus
Replies: 135
Views: 5936

Re: The Chinese coronavirus

Just had this email and thought of you peter . https://i.postimg.cc/HWP8CTgS/9-AFE24-AD-021-B-4-A52-8223-255389209-E90.jpg Hornby have a display area/shop about a mile from me but I've never been. The wife was saying a while back that we could go this week as we had booked a week off. Nice thought ...
by Peter-S
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Going For A Drive
Replies: 49
Views: 1114

Re: Going For A Drive

Well I managed 54 miles in the 2.8 today in relation to the service on the daily - there and back twice. First journey with the wife following, next two with her as a passenger but coming come on the final trip I left to find her own way so I enjoyed that run much more ;) Have to make that last a wh...
by Peter-S
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Going For A Drive
Replies: 49
Views: 1114

Re: Going For A Drive

Yes there will be no pedal to the metal charging about from me, just trying to keep the mind going since suddenly, the Capri is the only friend I have to keep my brain quiet. You have many on here Tom. and you have contact numbers for one or two of us as well - use them if you want to properly talk...
by Peter-S
Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: The Chinese coronavirus
Replies: 135
Views: 5936

Re: The Chinese coronavirus

https://i.postimg.cc/pTNwC9WN/DSC-0045.jpg So thats the famous model railway Peter.... ;) Very impressive, needs some diesels and/or a conductor rail though! 8-) [/quote] Thanks Mark. Just above the signal box in this pic you might spot a yellow front end. This is actually a diesel. There are two o...
by Peter-S
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Going For A Drive
Replies: 49
Views: 1114

Re: Going For A Drive

My Mazda is booked in for a main dealer service tomorrow, they called earlier to say they will be open as normal
by Peter-S
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Events
Topic: YouTube event
Replies: 13
Views: 810

Re: YouTube event

More entertaining than the TV at the moment and I think you've let a 2.8 or two get in on the action 😊
by Peter-S
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: The Chinese coronavirus
Replies: 135
Views: 5936

Re: The Chinese coronavirus

Caprifan Rob wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:54 am
Peter-S wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:07 pm
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Very impressive Peter, takes some dedication that :applaud:
Thanks Rob :D
by Peter-S
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: The recent news...
Replies: 18
Views: 410

Re: The recent news...

Peter just love that train set is it based on any station ? Cheers Jason. There's actually two stations! Of the 4 pics I put up the second down was the original layout - a fictitious through station with a hidden loop at each end so there was a continuous circuit. The layout then became 'L' shaped ...
by Peter-S
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: The Chinese coronavirus
Replies: 135
Views: 5936

Re: The Chinese coronavirus

https://i.postimg.cc/59w83n2C/DSC-0042.jpg That's an amazing layout. Is that in your attic, Peter? Thanks Andrew. Yes in the attic. The advantage of having an older house with less cross beams than modern stuff coupled with having been here a long time giving me the chance to build it gradually. I'...
by Peter-S
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: The Chinese coronavirus
Replies: 135
Views: 5936

Re: The Chinese coronavirus

andyd wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:22 pm

:sorry: Peter only just saw this.

Great set up you have there and the model planes too,
No worries Andy :)

Yep, I've made the effort to avoid growing up as far as possible so I still play with trains, planes and, of course, cars :lol:
by Peter-S
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: The Chinese coronavirus
Replies: 135
Views: 5936

Re: The Chinese coronavirus

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:26 pm
Wow that was quick Peter :lol: :lol:

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Pinto power eh? I had been thinking more on the lines of

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by Peter-S
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: The recent news...
Replies: 18
Views: 410

Re: The recent news...

..bit of a bummer, eh? A mild understatement perhaps Tom :lol: In a case of perfect timing I have this week off. From thinking there's not much I will be able to do there's actually not anything! And now I have to pay staff wages for not doing much either subject to getting my 80% back at some poin...
by Peter-S
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: The Chinese coronavirus
Replies: 135
Views: 5936

Re: The Chinese coronavirus

andyd wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:38 pm
removing the chimney in the attic :roll:
To make room for something worthwhile? ;)

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by Peter-S
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: The Chinese coronavirus
Replies: 135
Views: 5936

Re: The Chinese coronavirus

Schools shutting, so got to find kids something to do once they've sat and done an hour of times tables and spelling every morning. IMG_20200320_092753268.jpg Question is have I got enough paint! Or the ability to leave them to it, cos most airfix they've done I can't help from interfering and maki...