My little resto

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My little resto

Post by Stish704 » Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:47 am

So, my cars had a few little rust spots that have bugged me for years.
Well, finally saved up the pennies to get it done. Well, actually sold my Sierra to fund it but there you go!
Here’s a couple of pictures of work in progress.
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Re: My little resto

Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:12 pm

Nice one steve , is the guy who did the paint doing the work for you . That’s one more job done as they say :beer:
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Re: My little resto

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:28 pm

Looks like it's going to be a good quality job there Steve, and your stunning Capri is definitely worthy of having the best treatment.

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Re: My little resto

Post by Caprifan Rob » Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:48 pm

Looking good, great to see some resto going on. Enjoy seeing Capris getting the attention they deserve :goodluck:

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Re: My little resto

Post by Stish704 » Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:41 am

I’ve left it in marios capable hands. Hid bodywork guru is handling the paint etc. Before the man himself works his magic again.

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Re: My little resto

Post by Wideboy » Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:15 pm

Blimey Steve with people like you and Nick upping the game where will I park my old girl :)

Be good to get to a couple of Shows this year together..Was looking at perhaps visiting Crap for 1 day and doing the All Ford in Kent..
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Re: My little resto

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:22 pm

Ahh Steve, Nice one mate !! Some excellent work going on their. :applaud:

Shame you had to sell the Sierra but by the time Mario and his bodywork guy have done their stuff your paintwork is gonna be even more stunning than ever. That Mario is a proper magician aint he. Everything he seems to touch turns to Gold...or in your case Lacquer Red :)

Really looking forward to seeing it at Deal..and you too of course :)
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Re: My little resto

Post by Stish704 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:58 am

Bit of an update. Finally getting painted the right colour after the suppliers had cocked it up twice! First to dark then second time, more red than lacquer red! Bit frustrating but hopefully getting there. Will post pictures once I get them.

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Re: My little resto

Post by Stish704 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:18 pm

Well, it’s back from the paint shop. All correct now!
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Re: My little resto

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:10 pm

It’s look amazing but looks so shiny , nice one steve just need the little line now and your be back behind the wheel :beer:
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Re: My little resto

Post by pbar » Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:15 pm

Very nice, very nice indeed, lovely shine as Jason has said.

I am curious though - are you going to chance waxing your car again, running the risk of what happened before, or prefer to forget that as not worth the risk and just keep it clean/polished instead.

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Re: My little resto

Post by Stish704 » Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:11 pm

It’s still down Mario’s at the moment. I don’t think it’s been polished yet! Going to be ceramic coated again once stripes back on. Hopefully pick it up next weekend.

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Re: My little resto

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:51 am

Wow Steve. Looks proper stunning mate. Still amazed by what Mario achieved after all your troubles. Best money you spent I would guess. Looking forward to seeing the reflection of B112 in your immaculate and very shiny paintwork at Deal Steve. :D !!!? You will deffo have the shiniest car there fella. Let's hope the Deal rain stays away this year. Oh, I hope I don't catch Jason's reflection sitting in his chair with his batman outfit on :lol: :lol:
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