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Capri Spotted!

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:33 pm

While I was out and about in St. Dogmaels today I spotted a rather nice 3 litre Mk1...

The owner was stood by the car and I couldn't resist stopping for a quick chat. Nice chap, and very enthusiastic too. I told him that I had a Mk3 2.8, but I'm not sure whether he believed me or whether he thought I was about to say something about having to put paving slabs in the boot etc etc.....

Anyway, the car was at a tyre place to have four new Toyo Proxes fitted so I took the opportunity to take a cheeky snap. The car was in very good condition and the owner told me that the engine has been breathed on by Swaymar and produces a tasty 200BHP.

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The owner told me he has owned the car for about two years and has recently moved to St. Dogmaels, which probably explains why I hadn't seen the car around before......or had I? It was only after I drove off that the registration was ringing bells in my memory.
Lo and behold, here it is at Queen Square back in February 2017. Small world, isn't it? :D

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Re: Capri Spotted!

Postby Jasonmarie » Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:49 pm

As I was reading I thought I can’t belive Andrew has not see the Capri before but my question was answed ...


Funny name St Dogmeats :beer:
Ford Capri 2.0 Laser 1987 Mercury Grey ....... :beer:

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Re: Capri Spotted!

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:57 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:Funny name St Dogmeats :beer:


The patron saint of South Korea....... :lol:

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Re: Capri Spotted!

Postby andyd » Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:07 pm

Nice find Andrew :D and 200bhp :drive: :cheers:

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Re: Capri Spotted!

Postby Jasonmarie » Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:17 pm

Never a truer word said , I see your on line Andrew and I bet you have 5th gear on in the bad ground .
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Re: Capri Spotted!

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:25 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:Never a truer word said , I see your on line Andrew and I bet you have 5th gear on in the bad ground .

Yep! Finding it a bit boring so far, if I'm honest.....

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Re: Capri Spotted!

Postby Jasonmarie » Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:28 pm

And me I did look up when they said a taxi worth stupid money could do 80 miles before it needed charging ....

Did here that right ?
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