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Out for a spin....ish !!!

Post by Peter-S » Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:53 pm

So, after working long hours through January I took the day off today. :)
As I haven't got the 5-6 inches that Paul has I thought I should get the Capri out.
So I got it from here

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and put it here!

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which made it a bit warmer for giving the old girl the annual once over before booking her in for an MOT which is looming
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Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:02 pm

[quote="Peter-S"]So, after working long hours through January I took the day off today. :)
As I haven't got the 5-6 inches that Paul has I thought I should get the Capri out.
So I got it from here

First that is funny as reading Paul’s post about how much snow he has but anybody not reading that would think “all matron “
Paul has 5-6 inches :lol:

Love the covers on your fog lights peter and best of luck with the MOT was it just a wiper stick last year which you fixed so all should be good with your stunning Capris ....
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Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:13 am

Hi Peter,
I see you've got the heater on in the garage...I don't blame you!
Good luck with the MOT, I'm sure your car will pass on the first attempt as it's so well maintained.

That's some luxury garage you've got there, it's even got it's own conservatory! :D

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Post by andyd » Sat Feb 02, 2019 8:33 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Hi Peter,
I see you've got the heater on in the garage...I don't blame you!
Good luck with the MOT, I'm sure your car will pass on the first attempt as it's so well maintained.



Andrew.
Just been out to the garage to get something from the freezer, and one temp guage was 0 and the other was just under :(
Inside the freezer felt warmer :lol:

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Post by Caprifan Rob » Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:39 am

Looking nice Peter, getting close now to enjoying them for another year. Good luck with mot.

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Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sat Feb 02, 2019 2:12 pm

Nice one Peter ! These "spin...ish' drives are getting quite popular now mate :) :wave:

Its great to see your Laser mate. Always puts a big :D on my face. Glad to see you finally moved it into the garage. I can sleep better now :lol:

As has been said Peter, :goodluck: with the upcoming mot fella. Hope all goes well mate :)
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Post by Peter-S » Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:44 am

Fordoholic Nick wrote:Nice one Peter ! These "spin...ish' drives are getting quite popular now mate :) :wave:

Has it been done before then ;) :D
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Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:03 am

Peter-S wrote:Has it been done before then ;) :D
Ermmm......... :lol:

At least you travelled from a destination A and ended up at a destination B.....I just stayed at destination A :lol:
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Post by Peter-S » Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:01 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote: That's some luxury garage you've got there, it's even got it's own conservatory! :D

Andrew.

Well, if you're going to have a garage .... :D

In fact it has it's own loo as well! Sadly it's in a box just out of shot front right
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Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:21 pm

Peter-S wrote:In fact it has it's own loo as well! Sadly it's in a box
Hey Peter, you sound like me and B112....you dont want to get it wet :wave: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:24 pm

Peter-S wrote:In fact it has it's own loo as well!
So, not a "bog standard" garage then! :burnout: :sorry:
I'll get my coat...... :D

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Post by nigecapri » Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:18 pm

Brrr - you're keen, wrong time of year for me for an MOT. Take it in for a test in late springtime (if they'll let you??) then you can fettle it in warm weather. That loo will come in useful eh. Being a time-served plumbob, mine also has suitable facilities. The cars haven't moved for a good while but I did put some inner-tube round the hooks on the cover bungees this morning to prevent chafing.

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Post by Peter-S » Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:58 pm

nigecapri wrote:Brrr - you're keen, wrong time of year for me for an MOT. Take it in for a test in late springtime (if they'll let you??) then you can fettle it in warm weather. That loo will come in useful eh. Being a time-served plumbob, mine also has suitable facilities. The cars haven't moved for a good while but I did put some inner-tube round the hooks on the cover bungees this morning to prevent chafing.
Been February since I had the car Nige. Sort of used to it now. It's a bit of a pain when, like last weekend, I found a weeping brake cylinder then, despite my best efforts, cracked a brake pipe trying to get the cylinder out :( But at least I had the spares I needed and, as Andrew pointed out, a heater. All paid off today with a pass :D
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Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:43 pm

Peter-S wrote:All paid off today with a pass :D
Nice one Peter. Your excellent servicing/maintenance/repairs have all paid off. Well done sir :applaud: :cheers:
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Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:29 pm

Hi Peter,
Congrats on the MOT result. Due to your diligence with regards to repairs and maintenance, a pass was never in doubt.

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Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:36 pm

Great to here all passed peter and a lot better day today then last Saturday .
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