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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Jasonmarie » Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:00 pm

Love it nick would nick the sign :lol: I wonder if they do a veggie breakfast?
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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:10 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
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Jasonmarie wrote: nick would nick the sign :lol


:lol: Absolutely love it !! What a great find Andrew....brilliant !!!!!! :applaud: :applaud: :applaud:

Yep me and Jason must visit and have a photoshoot with our Pinto's....then I will nick the sign... :wave:
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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Jasonmarie » Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:03 am

Make that two signs nick or nicked ? :beer:

Do we need a passport ?
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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:15 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Image.


Andrew, I posted this great pic of yours up on Capri World last night and its really taken off mate !!! There is serious talk of a special organised Capri Day here next summer. How cool would this be. Would have to contact the owner to see if they would allow but as ond guy said all the business in the cafe would be too good to turn down ! Couple of guys know this Pinto Cafe well. They say its on the A48 just past Camarthan heading towards St Clears ?? If anything comes of this I will post up details here. Still deciding if non Pinto Capris will be allowed to attend :lol: :lol: :lol: Watch this space :)
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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:25 am

Fordoholic Nick wrote: They say its on the A48 just past Camarthan heading towards St Clears ??

Yep, that's where it is.

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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Caprifan Rob » Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:24 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
Andrew 2.8i wrote:Image.


There is serious talk of a special organised Capri Day here next summer. Still deciding if non Pinto Capris will be allowed to attend :lol:


If non-pinto’s allowed.. put me down for some of that :D :cheers:

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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:46 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:There is serious talk of a special organised Capri Day here next summer.

I went past today and saw a couple of shady characters parked outside.

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When I drove back there later, the cafe looked like this.... :? :D

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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Paul G » Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:17 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Like it!!

Honestly you lot are as mad as a box of frogs sometimes!!!

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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Stish704 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:44 pm

And me with my non pinto!

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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Jasonmarie » Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:01 pm

That is so funny :lol: :lol: , how you did that I will never know , :lol:
I wonder if they have them Tea Towels in the little shop these cafes have .... :beer:
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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:15 pm

Jasonmarie wrote: how you did that I will never know , :lol:

A bit of rudimentary editing........ :D

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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:38 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Fordoholic Nick wrote:There is serious talk of a special organised Capri Day here next summer.

I went past today and saw a couple of shady characters parked outside.

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When I drove back there later, the cafe looked like this.... :? :D

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:lol: :lol: :lol: :applaud: :applaud: :applaud:

Thats brilliant Andrew. So funny mate !!!! He might re-name it The V6 Cafe :lol:
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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:50 am

A guy on fb seems to know who owns Pinto Cafe. Sounds an interesting guy who would prob love to see a number of Capri's parked up outside his cafe ! This is what he said...


"The guy that owns the filling station services and café is Mike Manning...lifelong motorsport nut. He's raced at the highest level in Autograss, Rallycross, Hillclimb...and if memory serves he's a big mate of, and used to race with 4 times World F1 Powerboat Champion Jonathan Jones. Lovely guy...mad as a March hare. He's got a fb page...search Mike Manning Racing."
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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:33 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:Thats brilliant Andrew. So funny mate !!!! He might re-name it The V6 Cafe :lol:

That would be something... :D
Mike Manning sounds like an interesting chap, I'll do some research.
Meanwhile, a visit to Enfield and deepest darkest Kent solved the mystery of the missing signs..... :lol:

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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:02 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Fordoholic Nick wrote:Thats brilliant Andrew. So funny mate !!!! He might re-name it The V6 Cafe :lol:

That would be something... :D
Mike Manning sounds like an interesting chap, I'll do some research.
Meanwhile, a visit to Enfield and deepest darkest Kent solved the mystery of the missing signs..... :lol:

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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: You got me in stitches mate...stop it !! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Mind you that sign does look rather good on my garage wall don't it Andrew...and just as good on Jasons front wall too :lol: :lol: :lol:

Yep, if this chap on fb is correct and this guy Mike Manning does own the café and filling station then it is very interesting indeed. I bet he would be very happy to entertain a little Capri meet at his Café. I reckon he will give out a FREE breakfast to The Pinto Capri owners :wave:

As said its early days but there really does seem to be a decent interest in this both here and on fb. Could be looking at 10-15 Capri's which would be rather splendid. Thing with fb is it can just explode and when a lot see it actually happening 15 Capri's could easily turn into 20/25 :lol: Andrew you will know best what sort of numbers this Café can accommodate without causing mayhem !!!!

All the best mate and thanks again for making me laugh today...needed that :D

Nick

PS Jason....what are you doing at midnight tonight....fancy a drive over to Carmarthen fella...bring some tools ;) ;) ;)

PPS How great does Jason's Laser look in this pic. :D
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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:29 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:you will know best what sort of numbers this Café can accommodate without causing mayhem !!!!

I don't know about capacities, but it's on the site of a petrol station so that will be perfect for us V6 boys too (if invited...)! :lol:

If the meet does take off it might be like an Ace Capri day for the west!

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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:53 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:it's on the site of a petrol station so that will be perfect for us V6 boys too (if invited...)! :lol:


Mike Manning will be rubbing his hands with glee at the thought of this...he might even do a FREE Capri Breakfast for you V6 boys too...with every FULL tank of petrol :o :lol: :lol: :lol:

Andrew 2.8i wrote:If the meet does take off it might be like an Ace Capri day for the west!


:lol: :lol: :lol: But instead of Mods and Rockers it would be Cowboys and Indians :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:09 pm

That is so funny and yes the signs look great don’t know what marie would say but with her xmas lights up she might like it ....
Your Capri looks the bees knees Nick , but yes I noticed on face paint there is a need for the trip , I will check my passport to see if I can make the run also we could do some Pinto stickers is the shape of sheep .
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Re: When a plan goes out the window...

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:01 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:I will check my passport....Do we need any jabs to go ?

I'll check whether you need a visitor's visa. :D
To be honest, the cafe thing is a great idea, but I can't see it happening as Carmarthen is just too far for most people to go. Even I'm going to have to think about it! :lol:

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Postby tejb1 » Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:12 am

According to Google maps, its about 3.5 hours drive from London - not too bad, and doable in a day...

I normally visit the Bristol area at some point over the summer, so if this goes ahead I'd roll the two together.