Professionals Capri stunts

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Professionals Capri stunts

Post by 2litreScapri » Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:00 am

Random question for a Friday - who has wanted - or actually done - any stunts with their Capri to mimic the Professionals, like caning it round a corner, handbrake turns, or even jumping over the bonnet? I know I have always wanted to jump over the bonnet, and caning round corners or handbrake turns - shhh :D

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Re: Professionals Capri stunts

Post by pbar » Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:42 am

I've had the soundtrack CD playing whilst driving, if that counts :)

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Re: Professionals Capri stunts

Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:11 pm

Did do the jump over the bonnet when we was called to the office Alarm going off , we carried the National lotto computers as well in our office so had a intruder alarm go off . The police officers who not in pressed with me and my mate doing this . Thank god I was the manager .

Good times back then .
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Re: Professionals Capri stunts

Post by D366Y » Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:11 pm

I've done some sliding over the bonnet in the past....
polished up a few coats and I slid right off :lol:

Otherwise I just get the arse end out round some corners when I fancy it or I forget my obligatory cement in the boot (which we obviously all know we need) :sarcasmalert:

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Re: Professionals Capri stunts

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:20 pm

Not a Capri, but years back my mate egged me on one night to attack a very 'humped' hump back bridge at speed in my old trusty 1.3 Mk2 Escort !!! Must have hit the 'up-slope' doing about 40/50mph not realising exactly how much ot a steep 'fall off' there actually was !!! Got all four wheels airbourne :wave: but then of course what goes up must come down :shock: !!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Professionals Capri stunts

Post by Pas28i » Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:37 pm

No never did the stunts, never had the skills, but did get the back end out a few times!
Did play the theme tune and minder as well when I first got mine.

Closest I got to being Doyle was doing a rallying experience in a yellow mk2 escort!

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Re: Professionals Capri stunts

Post by 2litreScapri » Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:44 pm

Wish there was an opportunity to find an ropey Capri needing resto especially the bonnet, then getting some action shots of jumping over. No need to worry about polishing it and worrying if it was getting scratched.

Also, has anybody seen the Comic Strip spoof The Bull****ters?

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Re: Professionals Capri stunts

Post by Not_Anumber » Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:54 pm

+1 for the The Bullsh1tters .
Bonehead & Foyle, priceless. School for TV tough guys, "do we get fast cars and radios?"

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