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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat Mar 08, 2014 9:34 pm

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Will01 wrote:Bar Stewards I gonna kill em, it looks like it was a great looking Capri

Nah, I'm sure that'll buff out with some T-cut!
Seriously though, wrecking a Capri for cheap so-called entertainment makes me angry. :swear: :swear: :swear:
Even if they did destroy a substitute car which wasn't as nice as the one Dec drove around the corner, it could still have been saved or used as a valuable source of spares.
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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby dan the capri fan » Sat Mar 08, 2014 10:33 pm

i watched this episode and loved seeing the capri. its a shame about the other capri that was totalled looked in good nick. im glad i sore this episode with the capri in but it made me cringed when they called it a mk2 S :roll:. i also liked it how they had rick astley on which im a big fan. :D
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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby pbar » Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:46 am

So it's been on at last! Thank goodness I don't have to keep recording this show now. As I said before, the car was sold in excellent condition on ebay the other week, so they must have either wrecked another which they made up to look the same, or made a brand new prop car perhaps? There is some TV magic going on.

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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby Rosso Russ » Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:57 am

Was such a shame to see one getting wrecked - as has been said it looked in good condition. My girlfriend was in stitches at my reaction when we were watching it.
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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby stevemarl » Sun Mar 09, 2014 12:16 pm

It`s endemic in our society now, everything is `throwaway`. Whereas once a car was a huge, huge deal (when I was at school few people had cars at all) it`s now just another consumer durable, you use it to get from A to B, as you use a washing machine to clean clothes; it`s just a machine that does a job. Hence, seeing one crushed under a piano, blown up, (or whatever A&D did to it) it`s just a bit of a laugh to many, whereas myself and older would see it as a shameful act of vandalism. Which it is.

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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby stevemarl » Sun Mar 09, 2014 12:19 pm

Without being too political, Isn`t it also a bit shameful that while 90% of the world haven`t got a pot to piss in - we can destroy cars for entertainment.?

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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Mar 09, 2014 12:35 pm

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stevemarl wrote: it`s just a bit of a laugh to many, whereas myself and older would see it as a shameful act of vandalism. Which it is.

:agree: And also some (slightly) younger people see it that way too!
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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby stevemarl » Sun Mar 09, 2014 12:42 pm

peers.dupp wrote:also some (slightly) younger people see it that way too!


Absolutely!!! It is heartwarming to see just how many young people do! Wasn`t having a go at younger people at all, more global capitalism really :whistle:

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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby Rosso Russ » Sun Mar 09, 2014 5:20 pm

Quite agree with above.
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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby pbar » Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:38 am

Here is the actual car, as sold on ebay a couple of weeks ago --

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God knows what the 'destroyed' one was, maybe a prop, maybe some TV magic involved, who knows.

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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby andyd » Wed Oct 08, 2014 10:25 am

peers.dupp wrote:Hi,
Will01 wrote:Bar Stewards I gonna kill em, it looks like it was a great looking Capri

Nah, I'm sure that'll buff out with some T-cut!
Seriously though, wrecking a Capri for cheap so-called entertainment makes me angry. :swear: :swear: :swear:
Even if they did destroy a substitute car which wasn't as nice as the one Dec drove around the corner, it could still have been saved or used as a valuable source of spares.
All the best,
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Just watched it on Youtube now I'm p!£$$%d off :x


Couldn't agree more Andrew, they imply they are valuable cars then wreck one even if it was another Capri would have been a use for spares etc.

I get the wind up but they could have used a bloody Corsa or something :wank:

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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby pbar » Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:54 pm

None of us know what kind of TV magic or props were involved there.

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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon Oct 20, 2014 6:11 pm

Hi,

Interestingly, the Ant & Dec car is for sale again.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1983-Ford-Cap ... 19f5409844

It's funny how some cars just keep appearing for sale over and over again isn't it?

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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby vinny » Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:50 pm

The capri in question a64 uol is sorned at the moment in my garage with a big duvet on needs a bit of welding on the back end but apart from that is a great car sadly the last paint job it had isn't great which you can't see on ant and decs show so it wants a nice new coat too just letting you know its alive and well cheers all

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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby andyd » Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:29 am

vinny wrote:The capri in question a64 uol is sorned at the moment in my garage with a big duvet on needs a bit of welding on the back end but apart from that is a great car sadly the last paint job it had isn't great which you can't see on ant and decs show so it wants a nice new coat too just letting you know its alive and well cheers all

:welcome:
Good to hear another Capri is still around, even if some work is needed.

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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby Caprifan Rob » Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:34 pm

andyd wrote:Good to hear another Capri is still around, even if some work is needed.

:agree: Please put up some pictures along the way, be great to see another project on the go.
Good luck.

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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:56 am

vinny wrote:The capri in question a64 uol is sorned at the moment in my garage with a big duvet on needs a bit of welding on the back end but apart from that is a great car

Hi,
As said, it's good that another Capri is in the hands of an enthusiast. Hopefully the car doesn't need much work, I see that in previous MOTs the tester hasn't noted much corrosion that needs attention.

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Re: Capri On Ant & Dec Next Week

Postby vinny » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:22 pm

True nothing came up on the last mot but once the front wings were off there was plenty of welding needed including the floor so the whole front end is sorted rust proofed and sealed next up is the whole back end to be looked at then it's a nice new coat when I can afford it lol pics to follow


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