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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby Paul G » Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:53 am

What they've done to that Merc is just as big, if not a bigger, crime IMHO. So's the dick that drives it in the advert.

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby pbar » Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:28 am

Paul G wrote:What they've done to that Merc is just as big, if not a bigger, crime IMHO. So's the dick that drives it in the advert.


I've got that one taped ready to watch, sounds like I'm in for a treat then Paul!

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby pbar » Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:50 am

Peter-S wrote:I'm fascinated by the performance that can be achieved from some of the old WWII fighters


I know that you're into your classic aircraft too Peter. Did you know that our old friend Martin Shaw has an interest in them also. Think he even owns his own plane.

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby andyd » Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:27 pm

Coyote500 wrote:

Enjoy the summer and say Hi if you see the Coyote at a gig. Just walk straight up, do not show any fear whatever you do!



Would like to see it at some point. What part of the UK you in? (Not the South West I bet)

You can look at my weedy 2933cc V6 too :sarcasmalert: :)

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby Peter-S » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:24 am

pbar wrote: Think he even owns his own plane.



He does Paul, he owns a Stearman. Saw an interesting restoration programme about it after it was flipped upside on landing.
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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby pbar » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:20 pm

Thanks Peter. I read that the pilot at the time wasn't injured, goodness me, very lucky then. Think that's Martin Shaw in the pic on the left.

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby andyd » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:49 am

Engine Addict with Jimmy de Ville is repeated tonight at 6.00 on Quest and hour later Quest + 1.

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In Engine Addict with Jimmy De Ville, Jimmy will explore abandoned factories, junk yards and deserted airfields to unearth an incredible range of combustion engines across the globe.

Drawing on the guidance of local engine experts, Jimmy will uncover the history and heritage behind these iconic engines and the vehicles they powered, and modify them for use in his own extreme hand-built vehicles.

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby ESSEXV6ESSEX » Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:53 am

andyd wrote:Engine Addict with Jimmy de Ville is repeated tonight at 6.00 on Quest and hour later Quest + 1.

Quote;
In Engine Addict with Jimmy De Ville, Jimmy will explore abandoned factories, junk yards and deserted airfields to unearth an incredible range of combustion engines across the globe.

Drawing on the guidance of local engine experts, Jimmy will uncover the history and heritage behind these iconic engines and the vehicles they powered, and modify them for use in his own extreme hand-built vehicles.


Keeping forgetting to set this up on the recorded, looks good so will hunt it out later cheers.

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby andyd » Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:16 pm

ESSEXV6ESSEX wrote:
andyd wrote:Engine Addict with Jimmy de Ville is repeated tonight at 6.00 on Quest and hour later Quest + 1.

Quote;
In Engine Addict with Jimmy De Ville, Jimmy will explore abandoned factories, junk yards and deserted airfields to unearth an incredible range of combustion engines across the globe.

Drawing on the guidance of local engine experts, Jimmy will uncover the history and heritage behind these iconic engines and the vehicles they powered, and modify them for use in his own extreme hand-built vehicles.


Keeping forgetting to set this up on the recorded, looks good so will hunt it out later cheers.

:cheers:

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:14 pm

andyd wrote: Jimmy will uncover the history and heritage behind these iconic engines and the vehicles they powered

When's the Cologne episode on? :D

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby andyd » Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:16 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
andyd wrote: Jimmy will uncover the history and heritage behind these iconic engines and the vehicles they powered

When's the Cologne episode on? :D

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Or Essex :)

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby andyd » Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:22 am

Re; Engine Addict, the Volvo engine is a good episode imo

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby bendeneo » Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:38 pm

Hi all, its been a while since I have been here.

AH... just watching this Goblin crap as we speak.... I am just getting angry at their statements every few moments:

- I just keep thinking of my granny as she had one
- it was a failed attempt at a muscle car
- that v6 block has got to go
- this engine when it was new was pretty lame
- lets make it the muscle car it never was

Ahhhhhhh...... these 'hey we're so hip, and we know so much about cars' people are so annoying.....

And an 'E' reg.... what were they thinking.....?
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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby Hooks » Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:42 pm

I wonder if the previous owner knew what was going to happen to the Capri, would he or she have sold it, not a true cap fan to have done that

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:32 pm

andyd wrote:https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1002124

£44K eh?

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby Jasonmarie » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:39 pm

Holy Wonder Woman knickers £49000 pounds O.M.G . No sorry I love the Capri yes it did sound good and yes it won Gold after turning up late and I know there’s was one owner with £20 quid stuck to his window who won gold as well :
But I don’t think it’s worth that but I guess somebody will buy it and it’s Dr Brooklands selling the car .

Well this will be worth watching ,back at the very start when the car was first up for grabs it could have been had for £30k
Then they sold for £40k so I wonder what Dr Brooklands paid for her .

Now the sos Capri what was at the CCI meet as well yes that was nice and could make a fair mint .

Nice find there Andy I bet you fell of your chair when you saw the advert .

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:16 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:I know there’s was one owner with £20 quid stuck to his window who won gold as well

That cunning plan worked! :D

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby peranaman » Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:23 pm

Have a look at my lovely pictures.

http://www.brooklands280.com/COYOTE_CAPRI_GALLERY.HTML

I know it's not a Laser, but it's getting some massive appreciation from a lot of people who really know cars.

Waiting for a serious player to come along and tear it out of my hands. It'll sell for exactly what it's worth.

It won't sell til October hopefully.

I missed a bargain last week, the Capri was on ebay again for £2,800. Wow if I'd seen it I'd have bought it again and saved £xxxxx amount :ebay:

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Re: Goblin Works Garage

Postby peranaman » Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:33 pm

Hooks wrote:I wonder if the previous owner knew what was going to happen to the Capri, would he or she have sold it, not a true cap fan to have done that


I've owned and restored 50 odd Capris in the last 30 years. 37 of which were 280's.

I never once asked the new owners what they intended doing with the car they just bought. That would have been well out of order. One of my old 280's that I bought for 9,300 in 2007 sold at Silverstone Auctions last November for 47,250.

I was pleased for the owner. If he'd made a garden ornament out of the car, that's none of my business. A deal is a deal. It finishes at the point of sale.

Having said that, most of my old customers keep in touch from time to time, to tell me how their Capri's are doing.


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