Ford capri 1977 3.0s resto

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Just to make it look neater, have you considered using black number plate screw cover caps?
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I have and went to halfords and looked at them .theyl stand iut more to be honest.
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Got bored today so went to tescos and the petrol station ont way back.gotta be careful when oncoming traffics lurking. :roll: https://youtu.be/H5W_8QpgvcI
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Then sunbathed for a bit .then got bored a bit more .then thought balls to it il go rev the car up.im going off my rocker at home !
https://youtu.be/lK2c4VPxE8Y
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tazla wrote: Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:38 pm Got bored today so went to tescos and the petrol station ont way back.gotta be careful when oncoming traffics lurking. :roll: https://youtu.be/H5W_8QpgvcI
I see nothing wrong with that Mel :drive:
tazla wrote: Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:42 pm Then sunbathed for a bit .then got bored a bit more .then thought balls to it il go rev the car up.im going off my rocker at home !
https://youtu.be/lK2c4VPxE8Y
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Cheers andy im that bored i might polish the full system haha
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Oh she likes a drink.i usually shove a tenner in .go for a blast .shove her away.week later go back shove a tenner in .and so on so on haha
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Another gallon used in this vid :banghead:
https://youtu.be/vh4Oq0Teip0
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Great video and sounds great but your gear stick in long ? Was that normal on 3.0 ?
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Jasonmarie wrote: Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:47 pm Great video and sounds great but your gear stick in long ? Was that normal on 3.0 ?
:agree: Car looks great :cool:

Gearstick looks correct, but looks like some other 3.0S had a shorter stick :headscratch:
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Ive always thought gear stick and the shift is long but just thought it was standaerd.mmmm. not sure
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Just looked at gearstick in vid jeeeeèeeeeesus!
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I new the gear knobs were different sizes on the range but I will say that’s a long one you have :lol:

Just out of interest how many inches is it :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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All of us 3.0S owners have long knobs! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Il get the wife to measure it tmorro :shock:
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Paul G wrote: Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:16 pm All of us 3.0S owners have long knobs! :lol: :lol: :lol:
Glad I'm finally part of the club!!! :lol:

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Haha .ive been bored recently so i thought id spruce the door handles up,then thought sod it il do the mirrors .Image Image been into the garage tonight to put a few coats of satin black on the other handle and mirror.2 mins later bumpers off .i thought balls to it there was only a couple of light marks on it but its that quick to whip it off Image i need to get back to work :roll:
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Looking good yes it’s fatal this lock down I did the wing mirror . Still looking nice :beer:
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Thanks jason.im just glad ive got the car to play with .and im sorting the jobs i keep leaving for a rainy day.its going to take me all week to sort this lot out then the front bumpers coming off,and hopefully the powder coaters might be open as since i restored the car ive wanted the rocker covers done as the paint keeps bubbling.oh and the last job is take her to the painters to have a few storage marks done two on the boot one on a door .one on the wing but thats months off. :roll:
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Sounds like she will be ready for the road soon , yes powder coat rocker that’s on my list I have been trying to find a spare rocker cover that fits the air filter so I can get that powder coated then pass mine on to Nige on here as we are both looking .
Keep up the good work sir :beer:
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