Ford Capri Documentary - The Car is the Star Part 1
The Car's the Star presented by Quentin Wilson. This documentary is in two
parts and is all about the Ford Capri. I've had eight Capris, so this is
just up my street, I hope it is yours - enjoy!
This is part 1
Ghostly Abandoned Car Dealership.
Driving through Derbyshire and saw this ghostly, abandoned used car
dealership with some of the 20 year old stock remaining rusting away
quietly. Very unsual time warp.
1981 Ford Capri 2.3 V6 cold start in winter
Auf mehrfachen Wunsch die deutsche Übersetzung:
Hier seht ihr meinen 1981er Ford Capri, er verfügt über einen 2.3 Liter
V6 Vergaser-Motor. Das Fahrzeug hat eine Automatische Choke-Vorrichting,
was bedeutet, daß man bei Kälte keinen Knopf ziehen muß so wie bei
früheren Vergaser Motoren. Zweimaliges drücken des Gaspedas sollte den
automatischen Vergaser aktivieren (hat hier anscheinend nicht so
funktionert) Ich finde das Fahrzeug hat einen tollen Sound verglichen mit
den heutigen Autos. Wenn euch das Video gefällt gebt mir ein 'Daumen
Best Paint Touch-up Tricks: Mercedes G55
This is one of the worst key scratches I have ever seen. This car needed to
be repainted, but I thought I would give it a shot...nothing to lose. It
covered 3 separate door panels with varying depth levels. 98% of the 9 feet
was through the clear coat, paint, base, and into the substrate. EXTREMELY
bad scratch. In this episode, I discuss multiple ways to approach this type
of paint damage. I want to be crystal clear: THIS CAR NEEDED TO BE
REPAINTED FOR 90-100% satisfaction. My techniques here, with the
understanding of the customer, had the best-case final results of 70% to
75% "better or touched-up" appearance. See how it turned out. Thx for
The Cars the Star Ford Capri
Quentin Wilson looks at the car behind the slogan 'The car you always
promised yourself'. From its birth in 1969 to end of production in 1986,
talking to those who designed and marketed the car as well as some devoted
A Dazzling Ford Capri 2.8 Injection Special with Just 24,844 Miles from New - SOLD!
SOLD - MORE URGENTLY REQUIRED
A dazzling Ford Capri 2.8 Injection Special with just 24,844 miles from
Body-coloured door mirrors-driver electric, body-coloured grille, lamp
bezels body-coloured, power assisted steering, front and rear spoilers,
tailgate wash/wipe, tinted glass all round, ammeter and oil pressure gauge,
tachometer, quartz analogue clock, courtesy lights, perforated black
headlining, front reclining Recaro seats, three-spoke leather covered
steering wheel, electrically operated aerial, tilting/sliding steel
sunroof, boot light, instrument brightness control.
The bodywork of this race-bred Capri is in very good condition finished in
Mercury Grey, (code Q7). A deep blemish free shine gives this car a
beautiful presence. The plastic trim has not faded and all the decals are
correct and present. There are some minor markings commensurate with a car
of 26 years of age such as the rear wings where the rubber spoiler sits.
The supplying dealer sticker in rear screen and front and rear number
plates are still fitted. The vehicle has not been detailed on the underside
or engine bay. A wonderful unmolested survivor.
The interior of this 2.8 Injection Special evokes a sense of true nostalgia
with the supportive Recaro seats looking fantastic finished in the grey
high-grade leather with 'Strobe' pattern fabric centre panels. The black
perforated headlining unique to the Special is tight and clean and the deep
pile grey carpeting is soft to touch. The leather covered steering wheel
along with the drivers bolster has worn. The dash area remains original
and fully functioning controls and areoflow vents face the driver in a
wonder fashion. Minor hairline cracks to the dash top can just be seen.
The original Dealer tax disc holder and leather key fob are still included.
An 80's iconic interior exactly true to the manufactures intentions.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
This Capri is in fine mechanical order having covered such low miles in its
26 years. The Capri 2.8 Injection was the first offering of the new Special
Vehicle Engineering (SVE) operation that had recently been set up in
Dunton, Essex. SVE added a Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection system, an
oil/water heat exchanger, viscous coupled fan and an improved radiator
making this models 158 BHP capable of 130mph and 0-60mph in 7.9 seconds.
The 5 speed gearbox is in fine fettle and slots through the gears
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
This Capri is fitted with the factory original 7-spoke alloy wheels. The
plastic centre caps have had the Ford logo refreshed at a DIY standard.
Brand new AVON turbospeed CR28 205/60
R13 tyres have been fitted. The hydraulic dual-line servo-assisted brakes
with ventilated front discs unique on the 2.8 Special stop the car quickly
and in a straight line.
Supplied new by Ford Main Dealers, Harper Motor Co. Ltd on the 8th August
1987 this will be one of the very last 2.8 Specials ever made being on an
'E' prefix. Remaining with its original private owner, Mr Allan, for 26
years and until May of this year, before being purchased by a second owner.
Annually serviced by the supplying Ford Dealer up to 24,148 miles and 1998
before being laid up. Fortunately, the owner kept the annual MOT ritual
despite not using the car leaving no doubt to the incredible low mileage of
just 24,844 being genuine and highly sought after.
All Ford manuals and spare keys, including the torch key on dealer leather
fob, are included.
12 Months MOT, HPI Clear and Approved Used Car Check certificate.