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Car SOS Ford Capri 3100 !!!!

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Tue May 08, 2018 11:05 am

Yep...its true.

Last one of the series and they are doing a Capri...and what a capri at that !!

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Re: Car SOS Ford Capri 3100 !!!!

Postby Jasonmarie » Tue May 08, 2018 12:46 pm

This Capri was at the CCI on Sunday and what a great Capri it is , Andrew got some great pictures of the car as they must get together with a race company ( can’t Remember the name now ) as there’s a Crome plaque at the side .
Looking forward to this show .
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Postby pbar » Tue May 08, 2018 1:52 pm

I noticed this too, about time :)

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Postby andyd » Tue May 08, 2018 2:08 pm

Haven't got this channel, so will have to wait for a repeat on Freeview.

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Postby pbar » Tue May 08, 2018 2:13 pm

andyd wrote:Haven't got this channel, so will have to wait for a repeat on Freeview.


Me too Andy. Though it will be out there online.

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Postby Caprigear » Tue May 08, 2018 2:20 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:This Capri was at the CCI on Sunday and what a great Capri it is , Andrew got some great pictures of the car as they must get together with a race company ( can’t Remember the name now ) as there’s a Crome plaque at the side .
Looking forward to this show .

The name on the plaque was Ric Wood, probably the best in the business for building rapid Essex V6 engines. I'd be interested to know exactly how much of this "restoration" was done by him rather than the SOS crowd.
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Re: Car SOS Ford Capri 3100 !!!!

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Tue May 08, 2018 2:53 pm

Hi Nick,
I don't usually watch Car SOS, so thanks for the heads up about the Capri episode.

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Postby Caprifan Rob » Wed May 09, 2018 6:26 am

At last :D didn't know this was coming on this week. Andrews pictures show a lot of detail work has gone into it. Looking forward to hearing the background story & seeing the car receive the great work that Fuzz & his team lavish on these restorations.

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Postby pbar » Wed May 09, 2018 7:38 am

Caprigear wrote:The name on the plaque was Ric Wood, probably the best in the business....


He does incredible things with cars, I know his sister.

http://www.ricwood.com/capri.html

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Re: Car SOS Ford Capri 3100 !!!!

Postby Caprifan Rob » Fri May 11, 2018 7:43 pm

pbar wrote:
Caprigear wrote:The name on the plaque was Ric Wood, probably the best in the business....


He does incredible things with cars

Was well impressed with his workmanship & attitude. He didn't want to make a simple RS replica, but an uprated version with its own style. Very nicely finished, well engineered & powerful car. One lucky deserving owner.

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Re: Car SOS Ford Capri 3100 !!!!

Postby Jasonmarie » Fri May 11, 2018 9:33 pm

I really did enjoy this as I saw the car on Sunday and then see them build the car up from bits and bobs . Well worth watching .
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Re: Car SOS Ford Capri 3100 !!!!

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat May 12, 2018 7:41 pm

For those of us who don't have the National Geographic channel:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWU-IgWvN14

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Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat May 12, 2018 8:21 pm

Ric Wood's handiwork:

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The second cleanest engine bay in existence! :D

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Re: Car SOS Ford Capri 3100 !!!!

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sat May 12, 2018 8:53 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:For those of us who don't have the National Geographic channel:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWU-IgWvN14


Andrew you are a star fella !!!

My TiVo did not tape this Capri Car SOS because unknown to me I had my recordings for this show set to max 25 episodes and had exceeded this so it did not bleedin well tape the Capri one. I was distraught :crying: as next rerun was not till next weekend !! I was checking you tube this morning but could not find it. Thanks for this link fella. Good man yourself !!!!

I will watch it tomorrow now. Nice one old chap :)

All the best

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PS I have now reset my TiVo to allow me to tape ALL episodes of ALL the car shows if there is space on the box...I have not told Mrs Fordoholic Nick yet...maybe she wont notice :lol:
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Re: Car SOS Ford Capri 3100 !!!!

Postby SmokeEm » Mon May 14, 2018 12:50 pm

I enjoyed it but they didn't have to try and make us think that the owner thought they had a genuine RS when you could clearly see from a mile away it wasn't! TV drama I suppose. Nice power from an Essex too but I think I would've fitted a 5speed box.
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Re: Car SOS Ford Capri 3100 !!!!

Postby andyd » Tue May 15, 2018 1:15 pm

Thanks for the link Andrew :cheers:
That was a good episode, and quite a bit more informative than others I have seen in the past.

Great car and with 220 bhp that will be a great drive, it sounds great too :D

Nice to see the likes of Ric Wood still enjoying what he does and doing a great job :applaud:

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Re: Car SOS Ford Capri 3100 !!!!

Postby ollyw » Sat May 19, 2018 11:23 pm

Ah man! It’s been taken down over copyright.

Put these things on channels for the poor man! Not all of us can afford to pay £100 for tv a month!

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Re: Car SOS Ford Capri 3100 !!!!

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun May 20, 2018 6:11 am

ollyw wrote:Ah man! It’s been taken down over copyright.

Spoilsports!

Somebody else may re-upload it, keep checking YouTube for new uploads. Failing that, it will probably be on More 4 or whatever in a few months.

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