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Post by retroglam73 » Sun Jan 20, 2008 8:38 pm

Hello chums, im Tony from Bridlington, this is me an my 73' MK1 16XL, ive owned her 12 years, , had 31,000 miles on when i bought her ,now has 51,000 on clock, never welded, i added the chrome rozzers which were NOS found in a blokes loft !
ive had a few capri's since passin my test in 1978,
just about to begin some light resto work on her as ive run her for 2 winters now :roll:
im looking for a backbox if anyone has a decent one.
hope to meet up at some shows
A nice girly called Jenni from Huddersfield pointed me in the direction of this forum so HIYA JENNI (altho ive probably ended up on the wrong forum lol)
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Post by Coops » Sun Jan 20, 2008 8:52 pm

If you have come to the wrong capri forum, im glad you found us,
welcome to the forum mate,
nice mk1 you have there,
Regards Tony C (COOPS)
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MS2 V3.57 Ecu mapable efi and wasted spark ignition.
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Post by retroglam73 » Sun Jan 20, 2008 9:01 pm

thanks very much, are you the gaffer ? can you help with my avitar? it doesnt work when i do it as i usually do on forums, im not too hot with pc;s at the best of times lol
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Post by Coops » Sun Jan 20, 2008 9:13 pm

yup im the gaffer.
is you avatar saved on line some where?
Regards Tony C (COOPS)
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MS2 V3.57 Ecu mapable efi and wasted spark ignition.
Rotrex C38-91 supercharger and Cossie RS500 Intercooler @ 14psi of Boost.
Sponsored by: www.extraefi.co.uk & www.interpart.biz & www.caprisport.com
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Post by retroglam73 » Sun Jan 20, 2008 9:45 pm

erm... i dunno, its in my photobucket album if thats any use? thanks...
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Post by retroglam73 » Sun Jan 20, 2008 9:59 pm

this is the avitar i wanna use if you can help, yep, im a T.Rex fan
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Post by Coops » Sun Jan 20, 2008 10:13 pm

like that mate 8)
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MS2 V3.57 Ecu mapable efi and wasted spark ignition.
Rotrex C38-91 supercharger and Cossie RS500 Intercooler @ 14psi of Boost.
Sponsored by: www.extraefi.co.uk & www.interpart.biz & www.caprisport.com
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Post by retroglam73 » Sun Jan 20, 2008 10:35 pm

wahey, thanks for that matey, had a good look round the site and looks great, looks like i can learn a thing or two, cheerz.
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Post by Coops » Sun Jan 20, 2008 10:37 pm

no probs mate,
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MS2 V3.57 Ecu mapable efi and wasted spark ignition.
Rotrex C38-91 supercharger and Cossie RS500 Intercooler @ 14psi of Boost.
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Post by retroglam73 » Sun Jan 20, 2008 10:42 pm

Oh an heres a pic of the car i owned circa 1979-1984 , a guy from doncaster bought it and i never heard of it again, mind you she was already a bit 'ripe' when i sold her, cant even remember the reg no but i know it was a J plate. maybe someone on here remembers it...

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Post by capri_lover » Mon Jan 21, 2008 12:28 am

:D Hey you! Yes you found the right forum.. it's the best!! Good luck with the work you're doing on yer car, it's worth every second.
Jenni :D

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Post by retroglam73 » Mon Jan 21, 2008 6:41 pm

cheers Jenni :wink:
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Post by Tassie » Fri Jan 16, 2009 9:33 am

What is a gaffer?
I am from Aust, just joined to check out the cars. Owned a 1970 v6 back in the early eighties and have just got back into them with my son, purchased one which requires a bit of work but will keep us busy. Very hard to obtain parts here. The engine is a V6 3L essex engine

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Post by ugly » Sun Feb 01, 2009 6:51 pm

Hi Tas,
A gaffa is the boss!
where in Aust? be over your way in april, and bringing my 280 with me...
And thats one nice Mk1 you have there retroglam, how is the work going?

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Gaffa

Post by Tassie » Sun Feb 01, 2009 9:07 pm

Hi

In Tasmania,

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