How do I check 2.8 is factory original

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Re: How do I check 2.8 is factory original

Post by Admin » Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:58 am

rumone wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:53 pm
insisted on having their opinion
A bit harsh we would suggest. The forum collectively was asked for advice on a car advertised for sale in the public domain and appear to have provided some fairly accurate observations. Exchanging knowledge on Capri related topics is basically why the forum was created many years ago.

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Re: How do I check 2.8 is factory original

Post by D366Y » Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:10 pm

In Rumone's defence there is a post in the for sale section and it's not a short one and seems in depth enough about being re-built

viewtopic.php?f=15&t=53351

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Re: How do I check 2.8 is factory original

Post by Not_Anumber » Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:51 pm

You are right- never realised it was the same car as Oilburner was referring to something on car and classic's site rather than here. Rumone has done everything right then.

Ive tried removing my last post but its not letting me so have reported it for deletion. Can you edit out the quote now also ?

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Re: How do I check 2.8 is factory original

Post by andyd » Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:53 pm

I did post that link on the first page of this thread 8th post down, so hopefully Oilburner saw that.

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Re: How do I check 2.8 is factory original

Post by Oilburner » Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:08 pm

Yes I did see the link on this site
I referred to the other site as it had the under bonnet photo
All I was after was some good advise on what to look for (which I did receive so thank you) not start any arguments. Apologies if my question has upset people it was a genuine request as I am looking to buy

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Re: How do I check 2.8 is factory original

Post by andyd » Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:12 pm

Oilburner wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:08 pm
Yes I did see the link on this site
I referred to the other site as it had the under bonnet photo
All I was after was some good advise on what to look for (which I did receive so thank you) not start any arguments. Apologies if my question has upset people it was a genuine request as I am looking to buy
You stated what you wanted and there is nothing wrong with that!!

Easy to get caught out if you don't know, I admit I didn't notice some of the points mentioned.

End of the day Rumone sold the car and his buyer was happy, I hope you find something too :cool:

Post links to anything you fancy for more advice I'm sure.... :goodluck:

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Re: How do I check 2.8 is factory original

Post by Bug » Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:48 pm

But if you've advertised a car on a forum and then a big discussion about said car starts up on the same forum, would you not pitch up straight away and say something?
Or have you just used the forum for free advertising and not bothered to frequent any other parts of it?
Either way, waiting until it's all over then coming on here for a rant is a bit of a daft thing to do.
Hell, you're that blase about the forum you didn't even 'rant'n'rave' in the right section.

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Re: How do I check 2.8 is factory original

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:40 pm

Had the same thing with the mother in law , I tried selling her on a ladyboy / aficionados web site and I nearly got the deal done for two goats and a jar of honey but they asked for a picture. trust me I was pushing my luck , the witch doctor who was going to buy her ended up sending me a book of luncheon vouchers for waisting my time . So there’s always a way toward .


Ps she’s still for sale .
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Re: How do I check 2.8 is factory original

Post by Peter-S » Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:50 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:40 pm


Ps she’s still for sale .
Does she cut grass?
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Re: How do I check 2.8 is factory original

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:37 pm

Peter-S wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:50 pm
Jasonmarie wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:40 pm


Ps she’s still for sale .
Does she cut grass?
I think with some training but she does have a gardener or perhaps that now did have :lol: saying that the weather will be good now as I ordered some grass seed and it never rains when I do that . :lol:
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