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Re: Newest edition to the family

Post by Roger Pennington » Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:46 pm

You didn't do too badly on the wheels, those Ford ones are quite an attractive design :)


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Re: Newest edition to the family

Post by ScimmyMike » Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:47 pm

scimjim wrote:Inner sills and inner wings are the problem - and strut mounts.
Plus rear spring hangers


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Re: Newest edition to the family

Post by Lukeyboy46 » Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:48 pm

Yep! Going to learn to weld properly ;)


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Re: Newest edition to the family

Post by Chgperformance » Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:25 pm

ScimmyMike wrote:
scimjim wrote:Inner sills and inner wings are the problem - and strut mounts.
Plus rear spring hangers
Would it be simpler to list the bits which don't rot on a Capri? :wink:

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Re: Newest edition to the family

Post by Lukeyboy46 » Sun Sep 04, 2016 6:16 pm

Well, here she is, ready to go...

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I've given her a good check over, from what I can see, inner sills and outer sills are rotten as can be, will wait till the car is Shotblasted till I tackle any welding. One wing is shot, the other needs a repair, the front slam panel is mostly solid but needs a few repairs, front and rear valances need attention on the underside. Where the doors hang are ridiculously solid and so are the floor pans by the looks. Look forward to stripping her and seeing all the really nasty bit ;)/>

Here is the worst bit -

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The sills look to have been replaced before and have really gone bad.

Plastic cars don't do this this much...


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