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Getting the Capri ready for the nice weather

Postby sheff » Fri May 04, 2018 9:59 pm

At last it looks like we might have some good weather and I might attend my first show this weekend.

After about 6 months of storage the Capri was looking a bit dusty

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After a wash, clay, dry and polish

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Tomorrow I'll be getting the interior cleaned up, which fortunately won't be such a big job!

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Re: Getting the Capri ready for the nice weather

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Fri May 04, 2018 10:10 pm

Hi Neil,
Looking stunning there! The hard work that you've put in has really worked wonders as the paintwork looks to have a wonderfully deep shine to it. Beautiful.

sheff wrote:I might attend my first show this weekend.

It's not the CCI Nationals is it...... :lol:

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Re: Getting the Capri ready for the nice weather

Postby sheff » Fri May 04, 2018 10:43 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Hi Neil,
Looking stunning there! The hard work that you've put in has really worked wonders as the paintwork looks to have a wonderfully deep shine to it. Beautiful.

sheff wrote:I might attend my first show this weekend.

It's not the CCI Nationals is it...... :lol:

Andrew.


Cheers Andrew. It was hard work the dust had eaten into the paint mixed with a bit of overspray where I've been painting stuff near the car over the winter.

Look forward to seeing your photo's of the CCI Nationals Andrew, but I don't think I'll throwing any more money their way :D

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Re: Getting the Capri ready for the nice weather

Postby andyd » Sat May 05, 2018 7:04 am

Looks great Neil :applaud:

I presume you don't cover the car?

Enjoy Simply Ford if you go Sunday :D

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Re: Getting the Capri ready for the nice weather

Postby sheff » Sat May 05, 2018 11:22 am

andyd wrote:Looks great Neil :applaud:

I presume you don't cover the car?

Enjoy Simply Ford if you go Sunday :D

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Cheers Andy

Perhaps I should invest in some sort of breathable cover??

Been let down by a couple of mates that I was going to go with.... Thinking I might just go out for a long drive with a fresh tank of fuel, as its probably what the car needs after not having any use for so long. Maybe find a pub near Beaulieu and watch the Fords drive past :D

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Re: Getting the Capri ready for the nice weather

Postby andyd » Sat May 05, 2018 11:30 am

sheff wrote:
andyd wrote:Looks great Neil :applaud:

I presume you don't cover the car?

Enjoy Simply Ford if you go Sunday :D

Andy


Cheers Andy

Perhaps I should invest in some sort of breathable cover??

Been let down by a couple of mates that I was going to go with.... Thinking I might just go out for a long drive with a fresh tank of fuel, as its probably what the car needs after not having any use for so long. Maybe find a pub near Beaulieu and watch the Fords drive past :D

Neil

:agree: Indoor cover or some old bed sheets if it's garaged.

Have a good one tomorrow whatever you do.......I'm going to Haynes breakfast meet :D

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Re: Getting the Capri ready for the nice weather

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat May 05, 2018 1:34 pm

andyd wrote:Might go to Haynes breakfast meet.......

Have a good day if you do decide to go. Let us know if it is worth the trip before we make a final decision on the August meet....

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Re: Getting the Capri ready for the nice weather

Postby andyd » Sat May 05, 2018 1:37 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
andyd wrote:Might go to Haynes breakfast meet.......

Have a good day if you do decide to go. Let us know if it is worth the trip before we make a final decision on the August meet....

Andrew.

Hi Andrew,
Def going now, shame to waste the good weather could be the last we get :doh: XR ready :D

Yes I will report back.....Might get on a leaving video :wave:

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Re: Getting the Capri ready for the nice weather

Postby Caprifan Rob » Sun May 06, 2018 6:42 am

Weekend weather looks amazing, enjoy the shows guys. Neil, your car is gleaming & probably straining at the leash for a good blast, enjoy the drive :drive:

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Re: Getting the Capri ready for the nice weather

Postby sheff » Sun May 06, 2018 10:41 am

Caprifan Rob wrote:Weekend weather looks amazing, enjoy the shows guys. Neil, your car is gleaming & probably straining at the leash for a good blast, enjoy the drive :drive:


Cheers Rob.... Looking forward to a drive in it later, hopefully there won't be too much bank holiday traffic to hold me up :drive:

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Re: Getting the Capri ready for the nice weather

Postby andyd » Sun May 06, 2018 3:25 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
andyd wrote:Might go to Haynes breakfast meet.......

Have a good day if you do decide to go. Let us know if it is worth the trip before we make a final decision on the August meet....

Andrew.

See Haynes Breakfast Meet thread!!


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