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I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:14 pm

Not too sure about this one...

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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Peter-S » Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:24 pm

I saw the first pic and thought it was a photoshop effort - then scrolled down :o
Seems to be real. OMG (as the youngsters say!) :shock: :shock: :?
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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Jasonmarie » Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:08 pm

:lol:
Omg I was with peter , they must be on to many Jaffa cakes a day :lol:
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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Major_Tom » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:35 am

I was looking at the exterior pictures, thinking what you'd need to throw in the bin, then I came to the interior 🤢😩

Poor thing.
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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Mc Tool » Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:40 am

I have seen worse , the outside looks a bit Buck Rogers but I do like the focus on the sounds inside ,wheels are wrong
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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Paul G » Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:01 am

Sorry, I just vomited after having a heart attack! An excercise in how to turn a ten grand car into a fifty quid one. :( :crying: :wank: :banghead: :swear:

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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by andyd » Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:07 am

Apart from the door handles, that looks like total :turd:

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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by mjcapri » Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:08 am

That is literally one of the worst things I’ve ever seen!

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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Bug » Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:09 am

I'm sorry, what am I missing.
I was expecting to see a Capri in this thread somewhere??

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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Mc Tool » Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:34 am

You guys need to open your minds a bit , I aint saying I want to be seen driving it ( I dont carry Rembrandts "stone operation" around with me either ) but as an exercise in modeling it aint that bad. You dont have to like it but its more about seeing the work that goes into it. Like Nick's capri , one of the nicest I have seen but you could say its boring in that there is nothing unique about it ,but you cannot deny the skill , foresight ( in the planning stage ) and work (,to say nothing of the money ) and maintainance after the build.
I dont think your car is boring Nick ,if I were there in person I could spend a fair bit of time crawling over and under it just soaking it all in .
Gimmie an 90's Ducati any day, the new ones look friggin awful :)
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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Major_Tom » Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:19 pm

Mc Tool wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:34 am
but you cannot deny the skill , foresight ( in the planning stage ) and work (,to say nothing of the money ) and maintainance after the build.

I assure you my good man, I can.
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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by D366Y » Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:22 pm

If i recall correctly this was on facepaint and was made by a guy in Sri Lanka?
I can't imagine the parts supply for mk1 capris in that part of the world are that abundant and to keep one on the road is better than to have let it die.
Also, we generally always preach about how 'it's your car you can do what you want with it' which applies to this as well
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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Peter-S » Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:35 pm

D366Y wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:22 pm

Also, we generally always preach about how 'it's your car you can do what you want with it' which applies to this as well
Indeed Danny, we can also apply our skills to more modern cars as well

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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Major_Tom » Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:49 pm

D366Y wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:22 pm
I can't imagine the parts supply for mk1 capris in that part of the world are that abundant
What makes you say that 🤔

The guy has skills and he has a few quid, he is resourceful sure, but the reason this "Capri" is in this condition is due to bad taste. He looks like he hates Capris. This wasnt a restoration job done with minimal parts on a budget, its a mobile eyesore done knowingly badly.
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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Major_Tom » Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:53 pm

Peter-S wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:35 pm
Indeed Danny, we can also apply our skills to more modern cars as well

https://www.photoblog.com/tnew/2020/05/ ... -civic-si/
This makes sense though, for the new concave piperoad tunnels that will soon become commonplace.
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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Mc Tool » Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:59 pm

Major_Tom wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:19 pm
Mc Tool wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:34 am
but you cannot deny the skill , foresight ( in the planning stage ) and work (,to say nothing of the money ) and maintainance after the build.

I assure you my good man, I can.
Oh yeah ,I forgot attention to detail....sorry Nick :lol:
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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Mr B » Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:45 pm

Pimp my ride gone wrong..... Very badly wrong, each to their own I guess and there was me thinking that nothing could look as appalling as a Tickford Capri....

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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:29 am

Mc Tool wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:59 pm
Major_Tom wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:19 pm
Mc Tool wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:34 am
but you cannot deny the skill , foresight ( in the planning stage ) and work (,to say nothing of the money ) and maintainance after the build.

I assure you my good man, I can.
Oh yeah ,I forgot attention to detail....sorry Nick :lol:
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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:31 am

D366Y wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:22 pm
I can't imagine the parts supply for mk1 capris in that part of the world are that abundant
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Re: I'm all for modifications, but....

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:48 am

Mc Tool wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:34 am
You guys need to open your minds a bit , I aint saying I want to be seen driving it ( I dont carry Rembrandts "stone operation" around with me either ) but as an exercise in modeling it aint that bad. You dont have to like it but its more about seeing the work that goes into it. Like Nick's capri , one of the nicest I have seen but you could say its boring in that there is nothing unique about it ,but you cannot deny the skill , foresight ( in the planning stage ) and work (,to say nothing of the money ) and maintainance after the build.
I dont think your car is boring Nick ,if I were there in person I could spend a fair bit of time crawling over and under it just soaking it all in .
Gimmie an 90's Ducati any day, the new ones look friggin awful :)
:lol: Yep I totally get where you're coming from Hamish. I like nothing more than walking around shows seeing what modifications folk have done to make their Capri more personal and this one is certainly that like it or not and as title I am still not sure so not slaggging thd fella off at all by posting this but Jesus it's a deffo head turner ain't it just.!! Yep still alot of planning, time and hard work involved in this but crikey I bet even Leepu from Chop Shop would get his chainsaw out straight away :lol: :lol:
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Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:34 am
I could spend a fair bit of time crawling over and under it just soaking it all in .friggin awful :)
You're welcome underneath Hamish but as I say at work "NO STANDING ON THE UPPER DECK" :wave: :lol:
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