Interior 2.8

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Interior 2.8

Post by Oilburner » Wed Apr 22, 2020 7:01 am

Hi all

I am looking at a 1981 2.8i

Was the engine bay painted Matt?
Should the seats be Recaro? They look sporty but no wording. They also have a check pattern . Car is black

Cheers

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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by andyd » Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:36 am

As far as I know engine bay was same finish as bodywork.

Yes the early 4 speed 2.8 (81/82) had the check recaro interior and door card material, grey and white in the black car.

Put up a link to the car and you will get advice :cool:

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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by Oilburner » Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:48 am

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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by Oilburner » Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:51 am

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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by andyd » Wed Apr 22, 2020 11:07 am

I saw a chart of Capri colours and the seat colour options recently but can't remember where :headscratch:

Pics you posted;
Seats are correct but different colour to what I thought, but that doesn't mean they are wrong :)
Engine bay looks like a form of Waxoyl has been applied.

Here are the pics of my old black 1982 Y reg.
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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by Oilburner » Wed Apr 22, 2020 11:57 am

Cheers that’s ideal so looks right

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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by Noel » Wed Apr 22, 2020 1:53 pm

Seats are curious - where are the badges, and the lower side supports on the bottom cushions look a different shape in that they taper down at the front more.

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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by andyd » Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:27 pm

Noel wrote:
Wed Apr 22, 2020 1:53 pm
Seats are curious - where are the badges, and the lower side supports on the bottom cushions look a different shape in that they taper down at the front more.
No badges on these seats and the side supports are just worn or angle of the pic https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/40872587810

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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by Noel » Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:16 pm

well that's learned me.

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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by andyd » Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:56 pm

Noel wrote:
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:16 pm
well that's learned me.
I only realised the other day :lol:

Imo the best style Capri interior!

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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by Caprigear » Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:44 pm

Interior is correct for that year, blue check is the rarer of the interiors, most had grey check. You won't find any RECARO badges on them as they never had them, you won't find anything stating RECARO on those seats.
If you compare the shape of these to the later seats in the 2.8i you will notice they are quite different, the bolsters are different.
Engine bay should be body colour and the rocker covers on the four speed cars should be Satin Black
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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by Not_Anumber » Thu Apr 23, 2020 6:05 pm

Thats a nice blue Carla interior on that.
Never know why they deleted the choice of Carla trim in 1983 leaving buyers with just shark grey.

By the way who is Matt ?

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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by Mc Tool » Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:21 pm

Matt is the cartoon guy in the telegraph.
you gotta make the most :cheers: :cigar: :burnout: out of your 20's, 30's, and 40's coz when you hit 50 the "engine check" light comes on. :?

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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by Oilburner » Fri Apr 24, 2020 2:09 pm

Thanks for all the information
Unfortunately I missed the car - sold within 2 days

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Post by andyd » Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:58 pm

Oilburner wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 2:09 pm
Thanks for all the information
Unfortunately I missed the car - sold within 2 days
Saw it on Capri Facebook page yesterday or day before and thought it was you.

Nice car, oh well keep looking :goodluck:

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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Apr 25, 2020 11:08 am

Oilburner wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 2:09 pm
Unfortunately I missed the car - sold within 2 days
Wow, that was a quick sale!
What was the asking price?

Andrew.
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Re: Interior 2.8

Post by Oilburner » Mon May 04, 2020 1:02 pm

£13k

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