MK3 Capri Cabaret

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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by dan the capri fan » Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:13 pm

i see its coming along nicely loveing how clean the cossie lump looks. i sore a mk1 capri rs3100 replica at a car show once which had the super charged version of this engine in it looked and sounded awesome and i bet it flew as well :D
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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by Paul.Yeomans » Mon Apr 01, 2013 5:20 pm

cheers mate,

ive got the legs back on just need to bleed the brakes next week

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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by Paul.Yeomans » Sun Jul 21, 2013 3:09 pm

the car had sat stationary since i replaced the front brakes as the master cylinder couldn't cope with the new brakes,

fitted a land rover master cylinder last weekend, there brillaint now

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also replace the fuel lines as they were in a poor condition

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car is running well too.

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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by Paul.Yeomans » Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:09 pm

Take one crashed 24v cosworth capri and whack it all into your capri.

So far just got the 2.8 rack and front coil overs off the red one in mine, still need to do rear LSD with disc brake cables etc and fuel tank and lines, the engine and box then I've got to wire it.

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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by Paul.Yeomans » Sun Sep 15, 2013 6:30 pm

Fuel tank and lines in

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LSD axle on and exhausts

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Back on all 4 needs some lowering action though

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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by Paul.Yeomans » Tue Sep 24, 2013 5:51 pm

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Engine and box, slid straight in.

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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by Paul.Yeomans » Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:35 pm

See you again :wave:

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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by coyb1878 » Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:02 pm

Where's she off too ?

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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by Paul.Yeomans » Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:13 pm

coyb1878 wrote:Where's she off too ?
I've just driven it to just south if Aberdeen, it's going for restoration over on Orkney,

Done 874 miles today birmingham to nearly Aberdeen and back

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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by Peter-S » Mon Dec 16, 2013 12:07 am

Paul.Yeomans wrote:
coyb1878 wrote:Where's she off too ?
I've just driven it to just south if Aberdeen, it's going for restoration over on Orkney,

Done 874 miles today birmingham to nearly Aberdeen and back
Since no one else has asked, why Orkney?
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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by Paul.Yeomans » Tue Dec 17, 2013 3:05 pm

Peter-S wrote:
Paul.Yeomans wrote:
coyb1878 wrote:Where's she off too ?
I've just driven it to just south if Aberdeen, it's going for restoration over on Orkney,

Done 874 miles today birmingham to nearly Aberdeen and back
Since no one else has asked, why Orkney?
I'm sending it too

http://www.quoyloogarage.co.uk

Seen his work on the capripower site and the welding and engine conversion work looks spot on,

Had a look local but thought I'd send it there in the end

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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by Paul.Yeomans » Mon Dec 19, 2016 7:49 pm

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Turbo tail

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DIY clear lenses

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Cars currently at Steadspeed restorations getting sorted out. Hopefully have it back first few months of next year.
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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by Paul.Yeomans » Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:28 am

This project is still going, the cars still on Orkney

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Wiring loom been chopped about, hopefully have a running engine this week

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Re: MK3 Capri Cabaret

Post by D366Y » Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:16 pm

Been a long time coming! Fair play for sticking at it though and thanks for updating -look forward to seeing it come along, will look great when finished :)

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