280 resto

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280 resto

Post by pauliil1948 » Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:28 pm

Hi guys ,here’s a couple of pics of my 280 today just getting picked up and away to body shop ,then back for rebuild,hopefully get it back on road for most of the show season more pics when I get car back thanks,
https://postimg.cc/gallery/2wapc98iq/

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Re: 280 resto

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:37 pm

Looks like your on the road to the rebuild what must be a relief.great pictures and looks like you have a lot of hours in to her .
Hope to see it soon .
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Re: 280 resto

Post by andyd » Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:12 am

:goodluck: with it all.

Another Capri back on the road :cheers:
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Re: 280 resto

Post by pauliil1948 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:38 am

Jasonmarie wrote:Looks like your on the road to the rebuild what must be a relief.great pictures and looks like you have a lot of hours in to her .
Hope to see it soon .
Thanks,yes been off the road a year now but hope to be back on the road may /June ( I hope ) happy days

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Re: 280 resto

Post by pauliil1948 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:41 am

andyd wrote::goodluck: with it all.

Another Capri back on the road :cheers:
Thanks mate it’s had a wee rest for a year,so trying to get it done for may/ June ,all going well,thanks

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Re: 280 resto

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:20 am

As said, it's great to see another 280 lovingly restored to it's former glory.
Hopefully you will get it all finished by any 50th anniversary events that you are planning to attend this year.

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Re: 280 resto

Post by pauliil1948 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:56 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:As said, it's great to see another 280 lovingly restored to it's former glory.
Hopefully you will get it all finished by any 50th anniversary events that you are planning to attend this year.

Andrew.
Yes hope so Andrew,lots to do but worth it in the end , thanks mate .

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Re: 280 resto

Post by pauliil1948 » Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:40 pm

Well car back now (2years off the road ) body shop put decals on wrong place ,so new set ordered now for rebuild
https://postimg.cc/gallery/3iatad6yo/

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Re: 280 resto

Post by andyd » Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:21 am

pauliil1948 wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:40 pm
Well car back now (2years off the road ) body shop put decals on wrong place ,so new set ordered now for rebuild
https://postimg.cc/gallery/3iatad6yo/
Looks great :applaud:

As for the decals that was a big mistake, as there are plenty of 280s on the web to get reference from, but it's easily sorted :)

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Re: 280 resto

Post by Pas28i » Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:41 am

The costs of doing this work is high, surely the body shop could have done some research, or checked with the owner where the decals are positioned?

Otherwise it’s looking great

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Re: 280 resto

Post by atomic4 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:02 pm

With Capri restorations, it's always one step forward & two steps backwards.
Hopefully you'll get it completed within your predicted time frame.

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Re: 280 resto

Post by pauliil1948 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:48 pm

Yes a bit stupid to guess but as you said easy fix , now a few long nights in the garage (and some sweary words ) ,thanks guys .

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Re: 280 resto

Post by atomic4 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:07 pm

Plus probably some cold ones too!!!!. :roll:

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