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Andrew 2.8i wrote: Thu Jul 14, 2022 8:20 pm Non-concours winners:

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Wickedbad wrote: Sun Jul 17, 2022 6:45 am My favourite. Is the badge related to an engine swap or just…
I don't know.
The DVLA have the engine capacity recorded as 1600cc, but not all owners notify the DVLA of engine swaps.
I'm sure there was a feature on this car in the CCI mag a while back. I'll see if I can dig it out.

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Cheers! It’s grand either way 8-)
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As this Capri has generated a bit of interest, here are some more photos.

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Mr B wrote: Thu Jul 14, 2022 7:40 pm
Andrew 2.8i wrote: Fri Jul 01, 2022 8:29 am Congrats to Dan who scored a well deserved third place in the Mark 3 concours competition at the CCI Nationals with his stunning 2.0 S. :D 8-)

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Jesus! If this beauty only got third place what the fuck did the 1st place car look like?
Thanks for uploading the pics Andrew, sure is some sexy cars there :cool:
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Mr B wrote: Sun Jul 17, 2022 9:46 am Thanks for uploading the pics Andrew, sure is some sexy cars there :cool:
My pleasure Wayne, and you're not kidding about the sexy cars! :D

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Just out of interest, were there any cars there that didn't win something?
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What trophies did you get then Andrew??
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Bug wrote: Sun Jul 17, 2022 2:33 pm Just out of interest, were there any cars there that didn't win something?
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They are worried some cars may feel left out so have ensured all cars win something in the name of inclusivity.

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Andrew 2.8i wrote: Sun Jul 17, 2022 8:53 am As this Capri has generated a bit of interest

In my experience, Capri's of this 'attitude' get the most attention at the shows/rallies by far, I think that people find banality at seeing one perfect (and often seldom driven and/or trailered) car after another. Whereas that one is fun and exciting.
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Wickedbad wrote: Sun Jul 17, 2022 6:19 am I highly recommend this anthology for the short story and a load of other car-based horror.

Looks great, I think I'll try and get that, Have you read Stephen King's Christine, he has such a unique way of describing things which makes his books very long but without being dull. I'd recommend it, good book, much better than the film.
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Major_Tom wrote: Sat Jul 16, 2022 11:24 am I used watch it over and over as a kid. Never got the subtext of the movie until later in life

Tom, have you seen Terror On The Beach. It's another TV movie from the same time period again starring Dennis Weaver. And he plays a very similar role as in Duel. You would enjoy it.
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pbar wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 1:39 pm
Andrew 2.8i wrote: Sun Jul 17, 2022 8:53 am As this Capri has generated a bit of interest

In my experience, Capri's of this 'attitude' get the most attention at the shows/rallies by far, I think that people find banality at seeing one perfect (and often seldom driven and/or trailered) car after another. Whereas that one is fun and exciting.
I think that's because they tell a story with their scabs and mismatching bits. And it's a good story - it's still running and giving joy, rain or shine, rust or prang, too loved to scrap or sell.
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Major_Tom wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 2:31 pm
pbar wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 1:39 pm
In my experience, Capri's of this 'attitude' get the most attention at the shows/rallies by far, I think that people find banality at seeing one perfect (and often seldom driven and/or trailered) car after another. Whereas that one is fun and exciting.
I think that's because they tell a story with their scabs and mismatching bits. And it's a good story - it's still running and giving joy, rain or shine, rust or prang, too loved to scrap or sell.

Completely agree yes, also it's something a bit different, interesting, vibrant, eye catching and just good fun. All very positive things.
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pbar wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 1:42 pm
Wickedbad wrote: Sun Jul 17, 2022 6:19 am I highly recommend this anthology for the short story and a load of other car-based horror.

Looks great, I think I'll try and get that, Have you read Stephen King's Christine, he has such a unique way of describing things which makes his books very long but without being dull. I'd recommend it, good book, much better than the film.
I have indeed, great book. He’s pretty much the best living story teller, in my book.

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Wickedbad wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 3:52 pm
pbar wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 1:42 pm
Wickedbad wrote: Sun Jul 17, 2022 6:19 am I highly recommend this anthology for the short story and a load of other car-based horror.

Looks great, I think I'll try and get that, Have you read Stephen King's Christine, he has such a unique way of describing things which makes his books very long but without being dull. I'd recommend it, good book, much better than the film.
I have indeed, great book. He’s pretty much the best living story teller, in my book.

I’m a writer, and opened for Stephen King at a writing festival last year. Absolute dream!


Great stuff! Christine is a really exellent book, such a good read, captivating.
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Bug wrote: Sun Jul 17, 2022 2:33 pm Just out of interest, were there any cars there that didn't win something?
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I understand that it's a rhetorical question, but I'll bite anyway.

There were 100 or so cars there, 34 won trophies.

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D366Y wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 8:14 am What trophies did you get then Andrew??
Dirtiest MR2 ! :lol:

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pbar wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 1:39 pm In my experience, Capri's of this 'attitude' get the most attention at the shows/rallies by far, I think that people find banality at seeing one perfect (and often seldom driven and/or trailered) car after another. Whereas that one is fun and exciting.
I agree, a lot of people like to see cars with character.
I prefer to see immaculate cars, each to their own.

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Andrew 2.8i wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 4:29 pm
pbar wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 1:39 pm In my experience, Capri's of this 'attitude' get the most attention at the shows/rallies by far, I think that people find banality at seeing one perfect (and often seldom driven and/or trailered) car after another. Whereas that one is fun and exciting.
I agree, a lot of people like to see cars with character.
I prefer to see immaculate cars, each to their own.

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