FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

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FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by chap280 » Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:25 pm

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by chap280 » Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:33 pm

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by chap280 » Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:43 pm

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by chap280 » Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:45 pm

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Upto date pics now

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by Peter-S » Tue Mar 30, 2021 10:08 pm

Work looks as good as I remember from the past Paul. Is this one you are keeping?
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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by andyd » Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:13 am

Good to know there are still a handful of people out there that do a proper job :cheers:

If it's as good as OJN :D

A pic of your Chevy would be appreciated :cool:

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by chap280 » Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:19 am

Peter-S wrote:
Tue Mar 30, 2021 10:08 pm
Work looks as good as I remember from the past Paul. Is this one you are keeping?
This is my last restoration and yes its a keeper,cheers peter S

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by chap280 » Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:22 am

andyd wrote:
Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:13 am
Good to know there are still a handful of people out there that do a proper job :cheers:

If it's as good as OJN :D

A pic of your Chevy would be appreciated :cool:
Thanks mate
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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by andyd » Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:23 am

chap280 wrote:
Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:22 am
andyd wrote:
Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:13 am
Good to know there are still a handful of people out there that do a proper job :cheers:

If it's as good as OJN :D

A pic of your Chevy would be appreciated :cool:
Thanks mate
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Very nice, bet it sounds great too :D

:goodluck:

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by [email protected] » Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:12 pm

Wowsers, stunning work. Impressive workshop too! :cool:

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by atomic4 » Fri Apr 16, 2021 11:09 am

Excellent work buddy. Keep it up!.

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by chap280 » Mon Jul 05, 2021 8:25 pm

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by chap280 » Mon Jul 05, 2021 8:30 pm

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by D366Y » Tue Jul 06, 2021 7:46 am

Looking good!
Your calender/wall art looks nice as well :lol:
A wise man once said... "you can never have too many capris - buy another" :beer:
It's me, I'm the wise man.

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by andyd » Tue Jul 06, 2021 8:21 am

D366Y wrote:
Tue Jul 06, 2021 7:46 am
Looking good!
Your calender/wall art looks nice as well :lol:
:agree: Must have a pair of Airbags :wave:

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by chap280 » Tue Jul 06, 2021 6:53 pm

D366Y wrote:
Tue Jul 06, 2021 7:46 am
Looking good!
Your calender/wall art looks nice as well :lol:
Cheers mate lol

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by chap280 » Tue Jul 06, 2021 6:54 pm

:lol:
andyd wrote:
Tue Jul 06, 2021 8:21 am
D366Y wrote:
Tue Jul 06, 2021 7:46 am
Looking good!
Your calender/wall art looks nice as well :lol:
:agree: Must have a pair of Airbags :wave:
:lol:

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by chap280 » Fri Aug 27, 2021 8:07 pm

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Passenger side nearly done as is bonnet.Drivers side needs final very light skim.Triples refurbished

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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by D366Y » Sun Aug 29, 2021 10:20 pm

Triples 😍
A wise man once said... "you can never have too many capris - buy another" :beer:
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Re: FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

Post by chap280 » Sun Oct 03, 2021 5:47 pm

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