Not a Capri......

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby andyd » Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:28 pm

tazla wrote:Ooooooh i bet that shifts.


Yep!! Did you see the video link in the ad? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ieu1amHyBaY

Not seen the car in person, but I have spoken to Ryz who did the work on it.

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby andyd » Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:33 am

Subtle change :)
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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:37 pm

andyd wrote:Subtle change
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Hi Andy,
It looks superb as ever......but I was never any good at spot the difference. Have you 'done a Nick' and fitted 15" wheels? :)

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby andyd » Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:41 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Have you 'done a Nick' and fitted 15" wheels? :)

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby Jasonmarie » Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:48 pm

Looking nice as normal but what have you done ? The exhaust tip looks new or you have given the car a great polish . Weather really hot here at the moment as I am wanting to try my new wax .
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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby andyd » Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:11 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:Looking nice as normal but what have you done ? The exhaust tip looks new or you have given the car a great polish . Weather really hot here at the moment as I am wanting to try my new wax .

Series 1 RS Turbo 15" wheels fitted this morning with new 195 50 15 tyres :D

Yes hot here too, not polished just a microfibre cloth to remove a little dust then back in garage.

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:04 am

andyd wrote:Series 1 RS Turbo 15" wheels fitted this morning with new 195 50 15 tyres :D

Nice! Are the RST wheels a silmilar offset to the originals? What brand tyres did you go for?

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby andyd » Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:26 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
andyd wrote:Series 1 RS Turbo 15" wheels fitted this morning with new 195 50 15 tyres :D

Nice! Are the RST wheels a silmilar offset to the originals? What brand tyres did you go for?

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Morning Andrew,
The offset is 35 against 41 for standard wheels.

Went for Autogrip Tyres again. Although not the best reviews if you look for them, I had them on the standard Sierra wheels for 1000 miles and had no problems at all on dry or occasional wet roads. I think if you drive fast especially in the wet they wouldn't be the best choice, but I don't so they suit my needs :)

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby andyd » Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:26 pm

Just found this from July 2017 after a light summer shower https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KkJu089KSc

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:32 pm

andyd wrote:Just found this from July 2017 after a light summer shower https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KkJu089KSc

Wow, that looks great, Andy!

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby andyd » Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:33 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
andyd wrote:Just found this from July 2017 after a light summer shower https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KkJu089KSc

Wow, that looks great, Andy!

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:cheers: Andrew,
Andys 4i too https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9bZabvC02w

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby Jasonmarie » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:11 pm

Looks nice Andy but did you notice the bloke doing the video had a dog , that’s not the one that did it’s mark ? :xd:
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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby andyd » Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:23 am

Jasonmarie wrote:Looks nice Andy but did you notice the bloke doing the video had a dog , that’s not the one that did it’s mark ? :xd:

No traces of anything left at this one JM :D

This year it was good to hear the guy on the PA system telling visitors to respect the cars on show and make sure their dogs were under control :cheers: Obvious to most people I know, but not everyone :?

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby Jasonmarie » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:11 am

That is good they do that over the tannoy system , funny at the ace we could not all park together and we all went over to my car and left my dad with Nicks , Toms and Steve’s to look after the capris . What are we like all of us .

This is something we should all get .....

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby Caprifan Rob » Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:09 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
andyd wrote:Just found this from July 2017 after a light summer shower https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KkJu089KSc

Wow, that looks great, Andy!


:agree: Very nice :applaud:

Jasonmarie wrote:This is something we should all get .....

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Liking the fence :cheers: . (nice subtle body kit, especially that rear spoiler, you'd hardly notice it :D ).

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby timfromull » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:34 am

Lovely Sierra, bud...... I'm toying with a Sierra or mk5 Cortina as my daily while the Capri gets built.
Used to have a P100 pickup and fancy another before the RS tax takes hold..... :ford:

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby andyd » Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:59 pm

timfromull wrote:Lovely Sierra, bud...... I'm toying with a Sierra or mk5 Cortina as my daily while the Capri gets built.
Used to have a P100 pickup and fancy another before the RS tax takes hold..... :ford:

Thanks Tim :D

Good Idea! Mine could easily be used everyday, and as Fords go the Sierra is still a relatively cheap option.

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby andyd » Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:22 pm

Thanks to a third party friend, last week I was given the contact details to a company that is involved in public relations,media relations, digital and social media, photography and video etc.
They had eventually decided they required an 80's Ford ideally an XR3, to use on a local photoshoot showing what essential items a girl in the 80's would have taken to university (type writer, books, board games, music cassettes, radio/cassette, tennis racket etc) compared with some of todays items,(Laptop, mobile phone,etc etc) and a car from each era. After a quick phone call it was decided that my car would suit the job :D
Here are a couple of pics from this morning. You should be able to click on the images twice to enlarge them and see my boot half full with items, more so in the first pic....
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Their close friend and neighbour has a 1977 Red RS2000 but they thought it too 'sporty' for this shoot.....
It turns out I also know the car and owner, so I will make sure he knows I stole his 'job' next time I see him :lol:

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:33 pm

Hi Andy,
That's great!
I often wonder how cars get to be used in adverts, magazine features and the like. It sounds like you were in the right place at the right time!
A bit of a kick in the teeth that they didn't consider your XR to be sporty though...…

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Re: Not a Capri......

Postby andyd » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:20 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Hi Andy,
That's great!
I often wonder how cars get to be used in adverts, magazine features and the like. It sounds like you were in the right place at the right time!
A bit of a kick in the teeth that they didn't consider your XR to be sporty though...…

Andrew.

The third party friend knew I was in the 'XR Posse' hence my involvement.

I would have thought their original XR3 choice was more sporty looking than the RS2000 :? They obviously wanted the 'Sleeper' look after all :D

Anyway, all part of the fun with these cars :cheers: