1.6 Laser Restoration

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Simmo1337
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1.6 Laser Restoration

Postby Simmo1337 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:57 pm

Hi guys,

I've got my Capri back on the road! All in all, she's not in too bad condition, but there's quite a few things I'd like to change and make better, so I thought I'd make a new topic to hold all the changes I make, and post anything that might be of use to people in the future.

So far, I've had all the dash out to get to the heater motor and Speedo, and fix a pesky short that I had.

Today, I took off my cam belt cover and battery retainer plate, sandblasted them, and powder coated them! Luckily, my Dad owns a company that does customisation on (mainly) motorbikes. So, they have sandblasters powder coating machines etc. (If any ones interested in getting something done send me a PM and I can give you his details).

But I think it turned out pretty good so far! I'll slowly be going around and tidying up things as and when - need to fix my bouncy Speedo first though! (See my other post :crying: )

http://imgur.com/gallery/tp9zSAc

Let me know what you think!

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Andrew 2.8i
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Re: 1.6 Laser Restoration

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:16 pm

Simmo1337 wrote:Let me know what you think!

Hi,
Great looking car!
Good work with the powder coating. Stuff like that really helps to improve the look of the engine compartment. 8-)

Andrew.
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Jasonmarie
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Re: 1.6 Laser Restoration

Postby Jasonmarie » Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:20 pm

That looks great it should now last a lifetime on the car .
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Re: 1.6 Laser Restoration

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:31 pm

Nice job there mate. Keep up the great work. I do love a Pinto :)
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