Interesting.....

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Re: Interesting.....

Post by andyd » Sun Dec 06, 2020 1:12 pm

Lord Flasheart wrote:
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I don't get it either, why wouldn't you clean the bloody thing .... seems its sold anyway
Did you pay full asking price? :lol:

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Re: Interesting.....

Post by Lord Flasheart » Sun Dec 06, 2020 9:15 pm

Not me mate :xd: :xd: :xd:

Just followed the link & its no longer for sale, it was probably part of the selling points, genuine 80's detritus, such marvelous patina blah blah :D

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Re: Interesting.....

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:16 am

The goblin works Capri never sold at Bonhams today . I was going to log on but forgot so not sure what the bidding went up to .
Also I think it was phone bid anyway as I can’t find a video link to Friday’s auction.
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Post by andyd » Sat Dec 12, 2020 6:20 am

Jasonmarie wrote:
Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:16 am
The goblin works Capri never sold at Bonhams today . I was going to log on but forgot so not sure what the bidding went up to .
Also I think it was phone bid anyway as I can’t find a video link to Friday’s auction.
Not surprised it's a real Marmite car, and that's Mustang GT money!

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Re: Interesting.....

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Dec 12, 2020 10:57 am

Your right , even Aston Martin money on a 2010 plate .
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Re: Interesting.....

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:59 pm

As I see it, the problem with the GWG Capri is the age old problem that custom cars are never worth the time and money spent on them when it comes to resale. If the seller really wants to get rid of it, they should cut their losses and sell it with no reserve. Otherwise it could be hanging around for a very long time.
I can't see the car appealing to anybody who is considering, for example, a newish Mustang or Aston, only to a Capri enthusiast.
There must be very few enthusiasts with that sort of money burning a hole in their pocket, and those who have would be better off searching for a factory original car that is more likely to retain it's value.

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Re: Interesting.....

Post by Lord Flasheart » Sat Dec 12, 2020 6:58 pm

Think you have hit the nail on the head there mate ;)

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Re: Interesting.....

Post by Paul G » Sat Dec 12, 2020 9:37 pm

:agree: That black "thing" is a waste of a perfectly good 2.8i.

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Re: Interesting.....

Post by andyd » Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:22 pm

According the Dr B website asking £29K, the GWG Capri has sold!

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Re: Interesting.....

Post by Jasonmarie » Tue Dec 15, 2020 4:24 pm

andyd wrote:
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According the Dr B website asking £29K, the GWG Capri has sold!
Must have done a deal at the auction house . I wonder if we will see it at any shows , or if there is any shows :lol:
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Re: Interesting.....

Post by andyd » Sun Dec 20, 2020 9:22 am

Nice winter project on road ready for spring :lol: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1971-MK1-FOR ... Swdstf3lvO

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Post by andyd » Mon Jul 12, 2021 10:44 am

Ex Rik Wood car https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1360500

Strong money but possibly a very good example.

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Re: Interesting.....

Post by Lord Flasheart » Mon Jul 12, 2021 5:14 pm

Looking at what is being asked elsewhere its strong money but more realistic than some offerings with less provenance

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Re: Interesting.....

Post by andyd » Mon Jul 12, 2021 5:26 pm

Lord Flasheart wrote:
Mon Jul 12, 2021 5:14 pm
Looking at what is being asked elsewhere its strong money but more realistic than some offerings with less provenance
Can't argue with that!

If an enthusiast has owned it, it should be pretty well sorted.

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Re: Interesting.....

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Mon Jul 12, 2021 5:59 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
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I wonder if we will see it at any shows
If we do, the new owner won't park next to Danny, as he's got the only Capri that can upstage the GWG car on exhaust noise! :lol:

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Re: Interesting.....

Post by D366Y » Thu Jul 15, 2021 1:46 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Mon Jul 12, 2021 5:59 pm
Jasonmarie wrote:
Tue Dec 15, 2020 4:24 pm
I wonder if we will see it at any shows
If we do, the new owner won't park next to Danny, as he's got the only Capri that can upstage the GWG car on exhaust noise! :lol:

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Have we heard it since I've had my new stainless steel straight through pipes put on...??
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Re: Interesting.....

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:38 pm

D366Y wrote:
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Have we heard it since I've had my new stainless steel straight through pipes put on...??
I believe I have, yes........from here at home ! :lol:

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Re: Interesting.....

Post by D366Y » Fri Jul 16, 2021 1:22 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:38 pm
D366Y wrote:
Thu Jul 15, 2021 1:46 pm
Have we heard it since I've had my new stainless steel straight through pipes put on...??
I believe I have, yes........from here at home ! :lol:

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:lol:
Think they may be a new record then!!
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Re: Interesting.....

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Aug 07, 2021 7:39 pm

A great looking Capri!
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/324740345250 ... SwNzNhCtGN
The registration looks familiar, does it belong to somebody on this forum?

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