Search found 32 matches

by Capri&Corona
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: need new chassis data plate? help!!
Replies: 10
Views: 443

Re: need new chassis data plate? help!!

Early mk3’s have the same plates as late mk2’s, both assembled in Germany I think they may change around 81. I wasn't sure about that, I assume that the style of the VIN plate changed the same time that that the stamped chassis number moved to the driver's floorpan? The OP has posted a photo of an ...
by Capri&Corona
Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: need new chassis data plate? help!!
Replies: 10
Views: 443

need new chassis data plate? help!!

hi, i need a new data plate that belongs on the front of engine bay o/s. does anyone know where i can get a new one made to suit the resto ? thanks
by Capri&Corona
Fri May 04, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Just arrived, 4 speed 2.8i. Some parts still available.
Replies: 9
Views: 1373

Re: Just arrived, 4 speed 2.8i. Some parts still available.

Hi, would you consider selling panels seperstely??
by Capri&Corona
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WANTED 2.0 pinto light flywheel
Replies: 0
Views: 438

WANTED 2.0 pinto light flywheel

Hi, im after a lightened flywheel for a 2.0 pinto in good serviceable condition! Thanks
by Capri&Corona
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WANTED pinto cam cover NARROW TYPE
Replies: 1
Views: 389

WANTED pinto cam cover NARROW TYPE

Looking for a narrow type lipped cam cover for a pinto! Let me know how much including postage! Thanks
by Capri&Corona
Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Project GBH
Replies: 43
Views: 4339

Re: Project GBH

keep it up mate, looks good!
by Capri&Corona
Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: WANTED: photos of your wheels!
Replies: 20
Views: 3714

Re: WANTED: photos of your wheels!

The best ive seen so far for the glacier blue colour is rather deep dish rs 4 spokes or deepdish 4 spoke revolutions in gloss black, however im gutted they dont do them in 14x7
by Capri&Corona
Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Saving the 2.0s
Replies: 40
Views: 5765

Re: Saving the 2.0s

tomfairall1995 wrote:looks good mate, what meets are you going to next year? Have you got instagram or anything as well?


I have an instagram yes, its gseorge however no posts will be put on until the car is finished :)
by Capri&Corona
Wed Sep 28, 2016 4:25 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Saving the 2.0s
Replies: 40
Views: 5765

Re: Saving the 2.0s

Hi, Great job on the tank, it looks fantastic. As you say, you've preserved it for many years to come. Andrew. Thanks Andrew, very kind words, it was frustraiting with my head against the glass window but it is worth it i suppose, i met a bloke who came up work a couple of days ago called gary i be...
by Capri&Corona
Wed Sep 28, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Saving the 2.0s
Replies: 40
Views: 5765

Re: Saving the 2.0s

Caprigear wrote:Ihave powdercoated tank straps available


Ok ill send you a direct message, thanks :ford:
by Capri&Corona
Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Saving the 2.0s
Replies: 40
Views: 5765

Re: Saving the 2.0s

There is only one thing stopping me from starting up the engine now before welding and that is fuel tank straps.. could anyone lead me to a supplier please, not bothered if they are not stainless, they just have to be rust free (new)!!!! PLEASE HELP!! :ford: Hi, I'm not sure you'll be able to obtai...
by Capri&Corona
Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:46 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Saving the 2.0s
Replies: 40
Views: 5765

Re: Saving the 2.0s

Fully degreased, media blasted with fine grade media, painted with 2k etch primer and 2k top coat gloss black. will add stone chip paint went on the car, its a shame it will cover the shine. took me 7 hours in total but the tank will live for many more years!! :ford: http://i66.tinypic.com/2gsr3wy.j...
by Capri&Corona
Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Saving the 2.0s
Replies: 40
Views: 5765

Re: Saving the 2.0s

There is only one thing stopping me from starting up the engine now before welding and that is fuel tank straps.. could anyone lead me to a supplier please, not bothered if they are not stainless, they just have to be rust free (new)!!!!

PLEASE HELP!! :ford:
by Capri&Corona
Sat Sep 24, 2016 7:51 am
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Saving the 2.0s
Replies: 40
Views: 5765

Re: Saving the 2.0s

Custard creams with beer?...... No no no :doh: Custard creams with tea... Now you're talking :woot: Snack of choice with beer always has to be savoury, mini cheddars perhaps or maybe bombay mix if you're feeling extravagant....... I'm a craft ale man myself but l am partial to a bottle of chilled i...
by Capri&Corona
Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Saving the 2.0s
Replies: 40
Views: 5765

Re: Saving the 2.0s

Freelanderfan wrote:
Capri&Corona wrote:One time next year ill sit down on a fold up chair next to the S somewhere drinking a fresh corona with lime... and maybe a packet of custard creams! :ford:

Living the dream :D Good luck mate, keep us posted.


I dont ask for much!! :)
by Capri&Corona
Wed Sep 21, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: WANTED: photos of your wheels!
Replies: 20
Views: 3714

WANTED: photos of your wheels!

Hi, i have a project almost ready for its MOT but after welding done and a fresh coat of paint i wont be leaving the standard 4 spokes on (13x6 i think :s ) therefore i would like to see what people have put on their mk3 capris so i can look for a preference, any size, any colour it doesnt matter i ...
by Capri&Corona
Wed Sep 21, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Saving the 2.0s
Replies: 40
Views: 5765

Re: Saving the 2.0s

Great looking Capri S & a nice colour. It's good that you plan to save it as there aren't many around, keep us up to date on your progress, owned one myself & loved it. :goodluck: Thanks mate i appreciate the interest. Yeh loads of people being friends and family saying "why didnt you ...
by Capri&Corona
Wed Sep 21, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Saving the 2.0s
Replies: 40
Views: 5765

Re: Saving the 2.0s

ESSEXV6ESSEX wrote:Welcome mate. Car looks a great project and in a rare colour. Good luck with the resto, will be a nice car to save. :ford:


Thanks mate, yeh i love them in white but being a rare colour im keeping the glacia blue, as it was standard.
lets see what i can do with satin black! and the decals! 8-)
by Capri&Corona
Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Saving the 2.0s
Replies: 40
Views: 5765

Re: Saving the 2.0s

Hi George, Welcome to the forum! :welcome: Your car looks like a decent starting place for a restoration, and the S models are definitely worth saving if possible. Good luck and keep us up to date with the work as it progresses. All the best, Andrew. Thanks for your interest Andrew, ill keep everyo...
by Capri&Corona
Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:38 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Saving the 2.0s - Front indicator mounting!
Replies: 6
Views: 735

Saving the 2.0s - Front indicator mounting!

Hi, i have an on going project in the project section 'saving the 2.0s' My first question is how do i mount my indicator units (including housings) into to bottom corner holes of the front valance after de bumpering? I have attempted to slot the unit in from the front and it doesnt fit flush, and if...