Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

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Re: Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

Postby pbar » Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:15 am

Not_Anumber wrote:Did the Laser ever have an option on interior trim, Recarros etc or was there no choice ?


Here is a brochure from back in the day. If you scroll along and choose the full screen (to zoom in) option, you can see the Laser range and alternatives. Press escape to zoom out again.

https://issuu.com/3dengineers/docs/ford ... r_brochure

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Re: Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:35 pm

Not_Anumber wrote: Did the Laser ever have an option on interior trim, Recarros etc or was there no choice ?

No choice from the factory. It was either Truro II fabric or nothing!

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Re: Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

Postby pbar » Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:26 pm

It's interesting that they list a 'package tray'. Which I assume, we know as a parcel shelf!

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Re: Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

Postby timfromull » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:29 am

I notice the Lombard Rally Capri is sponsored by a concrete company........was that because his spare wheel well was full of it? :whistle:

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Re: Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:46 am

timfromull wrote:I notice the Lombard Rally Capri is sponsored by a concrete company........was that because his spare wheel well was full of it? :whistle:

It just might have been! :D

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Re: Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

Postby Jasonmarie » Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:32 pm

:lol: I think the concrete joke will stay with the Capri for many years ...... :lol:
Ford Capri 2.0 Laser 1987 Mercury Grey ....... :beer:

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Re: Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:05 pm

Jasonmarie wrote::lol: I think the concrete joke will stay with the Capri for many years ...... :lol:

We're keeping the concrete legend alive! :D

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Re: Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

Postby Caprifan Rob » Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:18 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Jasonmarie wrote::lol: I think the concrete joke will stay with the Capri for many years ...... :lol:

We're keeping the concrete legend alive! :D

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:lol: Some people go to extreme lengths to cure their wayward handling ..

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Re: Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

Postby andyd » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:15 pm

Caprifan Rob wrote:
Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Jasonmarie wrote::lol: I think the concrete joke will stay with the Capri for many years ...... :lol:

We're keeping the concrete legend alive! :D

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:lol: Some people go to extreme lengths to cure their wayward handling ..

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Blue Oval Cement..... :D

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Re: Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:24 pm

The same driver, Jeremy Easson, competed on the '86 RAC, again in a Capri. Although curiously in an older 3.0.

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It sounds as though they had a hectic rally, but at least they finished this time!

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Re: Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:52 pm

andyd wrote:Blue Oval Cement..... :D


Available from Ford dealers back in the day....

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Re: Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

Postby Jasonmarie » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:53 pm

Caprifan Rob wrote:
Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Jasonmarie wrote::lol: I think the concrete joke will stay with the Capri for many years ...... :lol:

We're keeping the concrete legend alive! :D

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:lol: Some people go to extreme lengths to cure their wayward handling ..

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Seen it all now . But it does look good .
Ford Capri 2.0 Laser 1987 Mercury Grey ....... :beer:

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Re: Ford Capri in the Daily Mail Motor Review

Postby andyd » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:57 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
andyd wrote:Blue Oval Cement..... :D


Available from Ford dealers back in the day....

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:D :wave: