Looking for history on my Capri B193 OVT

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80s-new-man
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Looking for history on my Capri B193 OVT

Post by 80s-new-man » Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:01 am

Hi
Unfortunately I didn’t get much history with my Capri, I bought her in May this year 2019. B193 OVT
Capri 2.8i special lacquer red, I think in 2013 she had a lot of work done on body , welding etc so someone kindly saved her.if anyone can help with history and or paperwork It would be great!

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Capri 2.9i Special Dec 1984, reg Feb 1985
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Re: Looking for history on my Capri B193 OVT

Post by ESSEXV6ESSEX » Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:39 pm

Hi mate, you may already know this so forgive me if it's a sucking eggs exercise. I don't know your car but at one time you could complete a DVLA form V888 and request previous keeper details of your car. Half the time they still live at the same address. You could contact them, it is surprising what turns up. I have had various things from old photos, keys and happy memories and documents etc. Worth a try.

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Re: Looking for history on my Capri B193 OVT

Post by andyd » Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:47 am

It's annoying when previous owners don't keep or lose receipts but I suppose we are all different.

My car had little history, but I now keep receipts/invoices for anything I buy and any work done.

Just googled your cars reg and 4 pictures came up.

:goodluck: with your search!

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