FORD CAPRI 3.0S RESTORATION

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chap280
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Managed to get it spray filled.Will block that down and 2k prime it
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Looking good :)
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:agree: Very good!


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Got the inside primed today
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chap280 wrote: Sun Oct 17, 2021 7:18 pm Got the inside primed today
Looking great :applaud:
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andyd wrote: Mon Oct 18, 2021 5:13 am
chap280 wrote: Sun Oct 17, 2021 7:18 pm Got the inside primed today
Looking great :applaud:
Cheers mate
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Isolater primed and then 2k primed
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Post by simon.rob12345 »

Another brilliant resto! whats the best paint stripping technique to use on the body ? heatgun...chemical strip...sander ?

thanks!

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Looks amazing. Looking forward to the colour going on.
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Post by Peter-S »

So it's going to be a twin of the last one?
Looking good, as expected!
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Yes mate.More powerful engine going to have built for it around 240bhp
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I was expecting it to go back red, but personally I think that orange is a great colour for any Capri especially the S :cool:
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