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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Thu Nov 19, 2015 2:01 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:It's interesting that most people refer to their Capri as a "she", including me, but I suppose it's quite a masculine car really.


Andrew when I had the two Capri's the one I got now B112 AAT I named Bodie....and the other one D665 LTA I named Doyle. One was B reg the other one D. No longer have Doyle but still got Bodie :)
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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby pbar » Thu Nov 19, 2015 2:40 pm

Mine's a he.

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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Nov 19, 2015 6:11 pm

Hi,
Maybe I'm in the wrong then. Has anyone performed gender re-alignment on a Capri before? :lol:

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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby pbar » Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:30 pm

I think we could be getting into an area we really don't wish to be!

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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:49 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Hi,
Maybe I'm in the wrong then. Has anyone performed gender re-alignment on a Capri before? :lol:

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pbar wrote:I think we could be getting into an area we really don't wish to be!


:agree: :shock: Bet its not on the NHS either.......

A Ship is always a "She" but dont see why a car has to be...a fine example from this 'ere forum has to be Turbo Mike's 2.8i that goes by the name "Alfie" and is pretty well known here now :) Fits so right and proper in my humble opinion ;)

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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby pbar » Fri Nov 20, 2015 6:53 am

I think that with ships it comes from day of old when they thought a Goddess may protect them, they had female figureheads on the ships also. A Capri should be a HE, it has a bulge after all!

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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby stevemarl » Fri Nov 20, 2015 9:57 am

That`s given me a really bad image.....Eugh!

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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby Jasonmarie » Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:58 pm

Thought I would post here as I had a scratch on my boot lid , I tried autoglym polish and paint renovations but I could still see the little scratch what with my OCD ,like all of us was starting to get the better of me . So I read in a classic car magazine about
A product called G so I hit the button on amazon and it come a few weeks ago .
I followed the instructions yesterday and used my autoglym rapid detailing spray instead of water and it’s vanished . I can’t even see where it was . So really pleased I did not use a lot and use a micro cloth to . I then polished with autoglym and finished with the wax ( yes not in the sun this time )

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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby andyd » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:30 pm

Thanks for the tip JM. Shame it doesn't work on Sierra paint burn through :headscratch: :lol:

Autoglym Resin Polish is still great with or without other products (Even on Red) :whistle:

Their bumper and trim gel works great too and smells nice :)

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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:57 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:I followed the instructions yesterday and used my autoglym rapid detailing spray instead of water and it’s vanished . I can’t even see where it was . So really pleased I did not use a lot and use a micro cloth to . I then polished with autoglym and finished with the wax ( yes not in the sun this time )

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Thanks Jason. It's always great to hear of cleaning products that have been tried and tested. I currently use Meguiar's Ultimate Compound, but I might give this Farecla a try when that runs out. It's a shame you didn't take any before and after photos though.

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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby Jasonmarie » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:14 pm

That’s the name super raisin polish cheers Andy , yes I do use this , and why did I not take a picture Andrew I only realised after I had a go with G as I thought it was not going to work in my head as the autoglym stuff normal does the trick .

Thing is I don’t have anymore to have a go on . :beer:
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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:33 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:Thing is I don’t have anymore to have a go on .

Well, that's a good thing!
What sort of scratch was the one you polished out? Was it similar to a swirl in the paintwork, or was it actually a visible scratch in the topcoat?

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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:35 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:super raisin polish

Does it do sultanas too? :) :lol: :sorry: Couldn't resist it!

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Re: Scratch repair companys

Postby Jasonmarie » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:54 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Jasonmarie wrote:super raisin polish

Does it do sultanas too? :) :lol: :sorry: Couldn't resist it!

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Never see that one , this I pad seems to do its own words at times . Back to Sultanas at first it looked like a deep scratch they you could fill in the middle with your nail , after having a go with products it was more like a side one from plants or trees type but you could see it ( after reading Andy’s nighmare ) I am glad I did not buy a electric polish machine . Thank you Andy . :beer:
But you could see it under real light .

I might see if we have any in the bus and have a play . With do a picture or YouTube 2 video :cool:
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