The Ace Cafe 2018

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Stish704 » Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:24 pm

Thanks gents for your kind words! I’m only red through gushing! :xd: :xd:

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:49 pm

Hey John.

Mate what a great video fella !! Great you filmed Andrew leaving too. He had a long journey ahead of him. How stunning does his 2.8i look :)
Some great footage of mine too mate. Good to see how it looks from behind after getting that suspension work done. Well pleased. Thanks for the video :D

John love the soundtrack too but this does no justice to how bleedin good your sound system actually sounds as myself and Jason heard for ourself to our amazement. Wow !!!

Twas a great day indeed John and your 2.8i Special always looks so amazing. Will be in touch ref 'project transparent boot' :lol:

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby 2litreScapri » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:40 am

Great pics guys! I have a few pics as well, great videos John, loving that! I had a boat party to go to in the heart of London so I left and drove straight to Tower Millenium Pier, my Capri coped with the traffic well, and despite people's concerns, it wasn't on bricks when I got back! I then had an awesome blast home later that night!

Thanks to all those that came from far & wide, it was a brilliant day, great to catch up with a lot of you. Next year Ace is under debate as Surrey Capri Club has to concentrate on Brooklands 50th & with the Lancaster Bomber photoshoot/50th celebrations in Lincolnshire just a month before, it may be too tight, we'll see what happens

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Jasonmarie » Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:02 pm

I did do this post but will re do again .

First love the video of leaving and following Nicks capri , but I still can’t get over your hi fi set up and to get the results from the same speakers we both have . I do have this on my list of projects but after hearing the sound it’s going to the top of the list .
Just love it John .

Catch up soon mate

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Peter-S » Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:56 pm

Nice pics guys. Looks like a great day out, especially from Wales!
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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Jasonmarie » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:17 pm

So I have seen a very nice picture on Facebook but can I copy the picture of some of our cars in here , I can’t ask the person who took the picture because I can’t find it again “ what am I like “ and I bet in the end it was one of us ? :beer:
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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:04 am

Morning All,
If I may, I'll add a few more photos from the day. They aren't as good as Nick's or Neil's, but hopefully there will be some cars there that aren't shown in the photos already posted. I'll separate the photos into three sections - forum cars, standard (ish) and modified cars.
Where better to start than the fantastic cars of this forum.

Kris can go first as he organised the meet!

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ImageFord Capri 2.0 Laser B112AAT by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

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ImageFord Capri 1.6 Laser D366YDX by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 1.6 Laser D366YDX by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special B581OLE by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

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ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection A107VMD by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection A107VMD by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.0 Laser D625XPN by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.0 GL JUW82W by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

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ImageFord Capri II 3000 Ghia PWS330S by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special D699ELJ by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special D699ELJ by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 1.6 L LUM590V by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection A366NGS. by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

Nice line-up featuring some forum cars.

ImageFord Capris at the Ace Cafe by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

There were some beautiful Capris there.

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special C228SAB by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 3.0 S TUF30S by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

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ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special C707NOO by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

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ImageFord Capri 2.0 Laser B296LUT by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 280 E814YNO by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

Another period turbo conversion.

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ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Janspeed A304PAT by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection A304PAT by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 1600 XL XVW963L by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 1600 XL XVW963L by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.0 S A901OHJ by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

A car from some other Capri forum.....

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special B473JRP by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special B473JRP by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

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ImageFord Capri II 1600 GL UGN271R by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri II 1600 GL UGN271R by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.0 laser D68RGF by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special D693BCW by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

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No feeble Capri lighting here.....

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special C895OKC by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special D351CBY by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 1600 NMH735L by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 1600 by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 1.6 Laser C140JBH by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri Laser C229VLD by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

Now onto the modified cars.
Madness by name......

ImageFord Capri 3.0 S JDP959W by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 3.0 S JDP959W by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

Something a little different.

ImageFord Capri Mark 3. by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

I wasn't expecting that.....

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It's a twin-turbo 3 litre from a Supra!

Nice,,,,,

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special B975GAV by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

Even nicer!

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special B975GAV by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special B781UOD by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special B781UOD by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

What a monster!

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special E2COY by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special E2COY by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri 2.8 Injection Special E2COY by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri Perana FGV148L by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

ImageFord Capri Perana FGV148L by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

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An iconic location and iconic cars make for a great day...

ImageFord Capris at the Ace Cafe by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

Great meet....I'm still buzzing with excitement! :D
Cheers,
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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby andyd » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:31 am

Thanks Andrew,
Some great looking Capris in great weather :D Back to the usual Summer rain today :doh:

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:15 pm

As always Andrew some great shots there as normal , I do think your the forums head photograph . Yes was a great day I spoke with Nick yesterday as said hope more to come . It was hot that day and now the weather seems normal again with rain , hope the weather been kind to all at the Essex meet today .

Also I will say again thank you for coming to the ace Andrew as you know how shocked I was to see you in the car park as I said to my dad “ Christ wait till I tell Andrew there’s a Capri that’s spot on with his “ until I read the number plate about 5 times and then it clicked . :beer:
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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:41 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:Also I will say again thank you for coming to the ace Andrew as you know how shocked I was to see you

Thanks Jason, and thanks to everybody for giving such a warm welcome on the day to an intruder from the West! Thanks for the drink, by the way :D
As you say, it was very hot on the day, and it was getting to me a bit by the end. Business as usual today though!
Hopefully the poor weather won't affect the turn out at a big show like Battlebridge.

andyd wrote:Some great looking Capris in great weather :D Back to the usual Summer rain today :doh:

Hi Andy. Yes, there were some very nice cars indeed. The people, cars and the sunshine made for a brilliant day.

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:41 pm

I found this picture on Facebook that I just fell in love with more to do as my car was at the front , really sorry if I have nicked somebody’s picture but I think as it’s so good it should be shown .

Jason

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Admin if it’s not right in using somebodys picture please remove but it’s really sums up a great day :beer:
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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:55 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:I found this picture on Facebook that I just fell in love with more to do as my car was at the front , really sorry if I have nicked somebody’s picture but I think as it’s so good it should be shown .

Jason

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Admin if it’s not right in using somebodys picture please remove but it’s really sums up a great day :beer:

Hi Jason,
That is a great photo, yours and John's cas bother look superb. Neil has posted that same photo earlier in the thread though.

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:49 pm

Hi Andrew,

Thanks for the extra pictures mate. They are brilliant fella. Nice one ! Really enjoyed looking through them bringing back some lovely memories of a stunning day at The Ace !! We did the forum proud with our turnout. Nine forum capris if you include Danny's double show :lol: oh make that ten with Kris and his wonderful 2.0S !!!!

Andrew I have to say mate and I have said it before that your 2.8i really is an amazing Capri and to have it grace the North London roads was great !! Glad you go 'out' of the smog ok and back across the water to the safety of Wales :lol: although I heard the Severn Bridge was closed due to staff shortage ? As Jason and others have said though was really good to see you in North London mate :)

Anyway as said mate great pics and all the forum Capri's are a credit to their owners indeed. What a variety we had to Its great seeing the moda owners have done to theirs and getting ideas :D

Jason I agree mate, that is a great picture indeed of yours and Johns in a line up. You should get it framed mate !! Both looking superb. Hope you hah it parked in gear as that camber in the carpark was pretty severe looking at this pic again :o :lol:

All the best chaps

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:15 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote: Glad you go 'out' of the smog ok and back across the water to the safety of Wales :lol: although I heard the Severn Bridge was closed due to staff shortage ? As Jason and others have said though was really good to see you in North London mate :)

Hi Nick,
Thanks to you, and all the others for your kind words.
I heard on the radio that the Severn bridge was closed, but I think that was the original one, not the new bridge that was open as normal.

I had a great day out in London, but I didn't get very far before I attracted the attention of the local constabulary.
I was crawling in traffic along the North Circular when a Plolice car drew alongside in the outer lane. I could see the nice officer in the passenger seat was looking at my car. I then saw the window being opened.....you can imagine what was going through my mind, but he only wanted to have a quick chat about my car. He asked how long I'd owned it and passed a few compliments my way about the condition. Phew! :D

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby andyd » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:46 pm

B975GAV looks intriguing (Damn there goes my V8 thing again) :roll:

It appears to have the same rear silencers as A304PAT. Nice looking exhaust and it suits both cars. I have seen a similar style on a Capri before, think it's custom made.....Definitely not Sportex or Janspeed!

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Caprifan Rob » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:49 pm

Great extra pictures Andrew, it did look a brilliant day out. Glad you all enjoyed :cheers:

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:00 pm

andyd wrote:B975GAV looks intriguing (Damn there goes my V8 thing again) :roll:

It appears to have the same rear silencers as A304PAT. Nice looking exhaust and it suits both cars. I have seen a similar style on a Capri before, think it's custom made.....Definitely not Sportex or Janspeed!

Hi Andy,
Obviously I guessed that the 5.7 was a Chevy engine, but I've just noticed that it's got the Bowtie on the grille, not a Ford badge. Never noticed that before... :doh:
Looks like an amazing car, but I'm not sure what exhaust it is. Definitely not a Sportex, as you say.

Caprifan Rob wrote:Great extra pictures Andrew, it did look a brilliant day out. Glad you all enjoyed :cheers:


Cheers Rob!

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:10 pm

Hi Everyone,
Jason has found Calvin's YouTube video with some spectacular drone footage. Enjoy!.....



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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby andyd » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:32 pm

Nice video :applaud:

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Re: The Ace Cafe 2018

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:40 pm

I've just noticed that the embedded video won't enlarge. Try this link for full screen:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjemMFJ ... e=youtu.be

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