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by Taff50ish
Sun May 23, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Bit of a Blast from the past.
Replies: 9
Views: 443

Re: Bit of a Blast from the past.

Hi Tom, Great video this. I just downloaded it successfully with a free web base saver called, 'savefrom.net' if this helps? I tried a few others, but they all wanted me to download their software for free.... Always suspicious of those... Also thanks for the first video here 'EssexV6essex', nice on...
by Taff50ish
Sun May 23, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Headcorm Kent. 23rd May.
Replies: 6
Views: 499

Re: Headcorm Kent. 23rd May.

Hi again, Been watching the Headcorn Aerodrome web-site for this and they still haven't confirmed this, so with the prospect of a blast right round the M25 in the persistent rain, I'm going to give it a miss, sorry!!! If this does go ahead and you get there, I trust you have a great time. All the be...
by Taff50ish
Sat May 15, 2021 7:42 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Later MK 3 Windscreen Seal now available CCI
Replies: 1
Views: 174

Re: Later MK 3 Windscreen Seal now available CCI

Hey Nick, Nice find fell. As you know my new screen isn't exactly the correct one and the seal from Kent's is not great either..... But, it has kept me on the road for last year and all of this year too with dry feet, so that is a win I'll take for now.... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5118004...
by Taff50ish
Sat May 15, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Headcorm Kent. 23rd May.
Replies: 6
Views: 499

Re: Headcorm Kent. 23rd May.

Hey Steve,

Why not indeed... We just lost the Jolly Farmer to bad weather for this Sunday, so waiting till next Sunday isn't too long to wait for a show / meet-up... Fingers crossed I'm not in work & I'll see you there!!! Cheers,

John...
by Taff50ish
Sun Feb 07, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Professionals Style
Replies: 23
Views: 1291

Re: Professionals Style

Hi all, Yep, I'm still lurking about in the background here, just not had much to post about.... Well, there is one thing I think I can talk about now it's all finished, with a BIG thank you to Nick for his assistance, but that will have to be a new thread. Hi Andy, thanks for the hello... Hope you'...
by Taff50ish
Thu Oct 29, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Agreed Valuation
Replies: 10
Views: 776

Re: Agreed Valuation

Hi there, I've had mine with an agreed value for the last few years with my insurance company, Classic Line. They initially sent out a questionnaire for a professional to fill out regarding the condition of the car mechanically etc, etc. I then had to do as Danny says and fill out another smaller qu...
by Taff50ish
Thu Oct 29, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Gov.uk.!!
Replies: 6
Views: 497

Re: Gov.uk.!!

Hey Nick, As you know I was devastated to hear this when you phoned me. As it was me who Nick dropped off to pick their Cappa up from Tickover, where it was receiving some remedial works, which although were not needed to keep the car safe, where needed for me to keep my sanity... :xd: :xd: :xd: And...
by Taff50ish
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Whitstable
Replies: 10
Views: 1310

Re: Whitstable

Hi all, So I managed a bike trip down the coast of France as soon as we opened up, but our next one for the Alps has failed, so I’m free the weekend of the 22nd & 23rd August, if this still has any interest? Anyone from The north of London could meet at South Mimms as usual, Peter you could arrange ...
by Taff50ish
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: BRITAIN'S MOST BORING CAR
Replies: 12
Views: 1283

Re: BRITAIN'S MOST BORING CAR

Hi all, Of all the cars I've driven I can say No 1, the Austin Metro, I did my test in one of these contraptions (BSM) and my foot covered all 3 peddles just about, but they were also totally characterless. My next one, I don't know if I'm being unfair, as this car did get 5 of us round the Tetley P...
by Taff50ish
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Hazard Warning Lights
Replies: 4
Views: 794

Re: Hazard Warning Lights

Hi Josh, There are a few options out there for you, I use this company quite a lot and have always found them very helpful, https://www.12voltplanet.co.uk/illuminated-hazard-switch-relay-unit.html Then there is the Moss site... https://www.moss-europe.co.uk/hazard-warning-light-kit-gss159.html you w...
by Taff50ish
Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: My mini car meet....
Replies: 9
Views: 954

Re: My mini car meet....

Hi all, Yep, so as Nick says, I threw care to the wind and decided a visit was in order, especially as Nick ain't too far from my work. So was great to catch up with Nick again and to see the new mod's he's done to his Capri & garage!!! Well, what can I say about those 45's???? I think (sorry admin)...
by Taff50ish
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Project: Repair of Broken Metal Casting.
Replies: 51
Views: 6353

Re: Project: Repair of Broken Metal Casting.

Hi Andrew,

Holy :turd: !!! Thats just stunning fella, even down to the shine on the dizzy cap cover... I don't think I'll ever be able to open my bonnet at a meet again!!! You should be well chuffed Andrew. Looking forward to seeeing this in the flesh, cheers,

John...
by Taff50ish
Sat May 30, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Ace Cafe Capri Meet 2021
Replies: 12
Views: 1473

Re: Ace Cafe Capri Meet 2021

Hey Kris,

Nice one, something to look forward to. Please put me down for a spot if you’re starting the list this early on? :xd: :xd: :xd: Take Care and looking forward to this already. Keep safe, cheers,

John...
by Taff50ish
Fri May 22, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Project: Repair of Broken Metal Casting.
Replies: 51
Views: 6353

Re: Project: Repair of Broken Metal Casting.

Hi Andrew, Really sorry to hear about the Sump.... Hope you manage to get this sorted out soon!!! But, onto your engine, WOW!!!! Are you going into competition with a certain Lacquer red Capri on here??? If not you should consider this.... your time & effort are really paying off in Wads!!! keep up ...
by Taff50ish
Fri May 22, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Lock down jobs...
Replies: 22
Views: 4877

Re: Lock down jobs...

Hi again, Well, I can now confirm I did indeed get the wheel back on and since then I've racked up a few hundred miles.... Amazing weather and better roads at the moment!!! Anyhow, yes Rob, plenty of sealer was used and this has lasted, it looks no different now then when I put it back on. Yes, I th...
by Taff50ish
Fri May 22, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Respray
Replies: 24
Views: 5017

Re: Respray

Hi Dallas, Great looking Capri there. As Andy has already said, I do think a nice Red Capri is one of the best colours, if not the best.... I did have a Red 1.6 L many years ago which I still have fond memories of... Hope to see this in the flesh once the World returns to normal.... Take care & chee...
by Taff50ish
Fri May 22, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 2.8 clutch
Replies: 20
Views: 2471

Re: 2.8 clutch

Hi there, I'm not 100% positive about this one. But I've heard horror stories where the incorrect 'Thrust Bearings' have been fitted, wrong depth / thickness. So the fork does not push on these when it should... If you've been suffering with these problems for a while, when the guy fitted the new cl...
by Taff50ish
Wed May 20, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Got out for a run
Replies: 10
Views: 1675

Re: Got out for a run

Hi Jason, Good to see you're getting out & about. I've been out most days now since Wednesday in the Capri or the bike and got some pretty good Dash Cam footage, just loving the empty roads, although they are getting a little more busy now. Anyhow, a quick pic of the Capri, https://live.staticflickr...
by Taff50ish
Mon May 18, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Heat Guns
Replies: 16
Views: 1582

Re: Heat Guns

Hi all, These are great tools and any one doing any wiring in their Capri should own one!!! I've just re-placed a few of my speaker cables going into the front doors, which had corroded inside the doors. We use these at work too. Strip the ends of the wires you are going to join, cut a length of 'he...
by Taff50ish
Sat May 16, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Project: Repair of Broken Metal Casting.
Replies: 51
Views: 6353

Re: Project: Repair of Broken Metal Casting.

Hi Andrew, In my past life as a welder, I used to have to TIG, Ally cast chain hoist covers, quite frequently. I used a 5% mag rod, even tried 5% Sil rods, actually a whole selection of mixes , but Ally cast is full of air holes and its very dependent how good the quality of the cast is, how good th...