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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby capri28 » Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:11 am

My wife bought me a genuine off side front wing...

Got to be the perfect wife

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby fordperv » Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:19 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
fordperv wrote:I got a lot of car stuff, only a few things for the capri the in-laws got me some Dixie horns for a giggle, the mrs Got me some retro driving lights, secret Santa got me a mug and a capri key ring with a set of AA call box keys on, the big pressies were bought for my mk1 sierra

It sounds like you did well with the presents you got! :D

Andrew.


I did mate, for my mk1 sierra the mrs got me boost, oil pressure and water temp smoked digital gauges and a holder , a front strut brace she got custom colour powder coated, an exhaust diverter, a decent snap off steering boss, a hydraulic handbrake to mess about with, some tools as well so not bad at all

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby Noel » Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:14 am

Looks like everyone did very well.
I dropped lots of hints about tyres (even providing correct spec and a supplier) and ended up with 4!
My wife did a good job of co-ordinating that one!

Also got a nice wool mop for the polishing machine.

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby Paul G » Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:21 am

I got a bottle of Old Spice aftershave and a Thorntons chocolate. I don't like the chocolate so I've given it to my old mum and the Old Spice will come in useful as a toilet deodorant or something like that. Christmas - Bah Humbug!

Happy New year to everyone.

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:13 pm

Noel wrote:I dropped lots of hints about tyres (even providing correct spec and a supplier) and ended up with 4!
My wife did a good job of co-ordinating that one!

Great! I take it that you specified the Dunlop Sport Classics that you posted about a few months ago?

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:19 pm

Paul G wrote: Christmas - Bah Humbug


That's the spirit! :D

Paul G wrote: the Old Spice will come in useful as a toilet deodorant or something like that.


That reminds me......did anybody see that VI Poo advert that was shown before Christmas? The one where it was suggested that it was perfect for giving as a Christmas gift. :roll: Can't imagine the recipients would have been too pleased!

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby Noel » Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:32 pm

Re the tyres: Certainly did get the Dunlops. A nice tyre with a proper period tread pattern.
Nice that people clubbed together to get 'em and my wife co-ordinated it. Very lucky.

Anyone remember the Old Spice Capris from their campaign a few years ago?
I know the Mk1 one ended up with the MK1 Register, and was then sold. There was a Mk3 Old Spice car too, which someone tried to sell through this forum but never heard much more about it.

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby Lord Flasheart » Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:17 pm

Managed to bag some very nice NOS bits today to add to the burgeoning stash of spares ...... merry Christmas to myself ... but with the bosses blessing ;)

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:14 pm

Lord Flasheart wrote:Managed to bag some very nice NOS bits today to add to the burgeoning stash of spares ...... merry Christmas to myself ... but with the bosses blessing ;)

It's all about keeping the boss happy..... :D

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby Lord Flasheart » Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:32 pm

Bosses new horse riding boots just happened to turn up on the same day :D ..... so all is good :beer:

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby Stish704 » Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:56 pm

Didn’t get anything! Luckily, nothing really needed so not complaining.
I did get the old girl all detailed and shiny before Christmas so I suppose that was a present to myself? :woot:

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby Caprifan Rob » Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:17 pm

My eldest bought me the DVD Corvette Summer, hadn't seen this since I was a kid & really wanted to watch it again. It's a proper car nuts film in all its cheesy '70s glory, loved it. Here's Mark Hamill chasing the bad guys in Las Vegas narrowly missing a nice mk2 which must have been quite new at the time.
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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby andyd » Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:37 am

Caprifan Rob wrote:My eldest bought me the DVD Corvette Summer, hadn't seen this since I was a kid & really wanted to watch it again. It's a proper car nuts film in all its cheesy '70s glory, loved it. Here's Mark Hamill chasing the bad guys in Las Vegas narrowly missing a nice mk2 which must have been quite new at the time.
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Never seen Corvette Summer.
The original 1974 Gone in 60 seconds is real 'cheesy' too, but a nice Mach 1 Mustang https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK_Ct6zoeeQ

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:53 am

Stish704 wrote:I did get the old girl all detailed and shiny before Christmas so I suppose that was a present to myself? :woot:

What better present to give yourself? :D

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby Caprifan Rob » Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:02 am

andyd wrote:Never seen Corvette Summer.
The original 1974 Gone in 60 seconds is real 'cheesy' too, but a nice Mach 1 Mustang

Yes, good car movie, watched this the other day, the whole car chase is on YouTube. Corvette Summer released in 1979, similar car guys film, but with extra :cheese: :D

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby andyd » Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:59 pm

Caprifan Rob wrote:
andyd wrote:Never seen Corvette Summer.
The original 1974 Gone in 60 seconds is real 'cheesy' too, but a nice Mach 1 Mustang

Yes, good car movie, watched this the other day, the whole car chase is on YouTube. Corvette Summer released in 1979, similar car guys film, but with extra :cheese: :D

The chase is the best part :D

Apart from Minder, The Professionals and about a dozen War Films, Xmas T/V has been crap IMO.....

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby pbar » Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:08 am

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
A while back Paul ( pbar ) had posted up a very helpful thread on a supplier of tailored car mats he had seen for himself in the flesh at a show...
( viewtopic.php?f=10&t=51607&hilit=car+mats ) I always trust Paul whenever he gives us a heads up on products and these mats sounded really good. No pics had actually been posted but as Paul had seen samples at a show and commented on the very good quality of them and great value I decided these were the mats for me ! My parents said they would get them for me for Christmas :D

Chaps they really are superb mats just as Paul had said there were.



Cheers Nick, appreciate your kind words :)

Really pleased that you got the mats and are happy with them, excellent.

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby oldfords » Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:51 pm

Complete Surprise.......[/quote]

So no 'indication' you were getting them mate :lol: :lol:[/quote]

No indication whatsoever
They had a FLASH of inspiration :)

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Re: Christmas Presents.

Postby Jasonmarie » Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:54 pm

Sorry almost forgot I got Chris Doyle who has a laser and a 2.8i Capri to do me a picture of the Capri with Stonehenge and my kids and wife got it framed for me .

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