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2019/11/13 17:37:01 (permalink)
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Hi I’m Maddi and I’m 13. I have ford Capri v6 1974 GT and hope to learn a lot and share as much as everyone. Bye
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    Wiggy333
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    Re: Hello 2019/11/13 18:35:28 (permalink)
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    Hi Maddi. Welcome and hope you learn a lot from the info available here. I think you meant 1971 V6 GT though. In time we welcome pics. Dad.
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    Re: Hello 2019/11/13 19:32:04 (permalink)
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    So this year I went to capriciation 2019 for the 50th anniversary and I like the capris before but after going there I fell in love with capris. I remember just looking around at the car show and how many people love capris like me. After coming back from Capriciation I asked my dad if I could have 1 of his Capris and he give me the car of my dreams. Now we have to build it together as a family
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    Re: Hello 2019/11/13 23:24:00 (permalink)
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    Very good Maddi
     
    can't wait to see your Capri V6 that you and dad are going to work on !  Like you, I chanced upon a Capri GTV6 that
    I intended to "flip" for a quick buck, but after driving it back from 200kms Ballarat to Mornington Peninsula, I too fell in love with such a pleasurable car to own and drive. For now, I've decided to leave her in her original condition and appearance: she can only be original ONCE!

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    "GOOD BETTER BEST: NEVER LET IT REST: UNTIL YOUR GOOD IS BETTER, AND YOUR BETTER, BEST"
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    Re: Hello 2019/11/14 17:38:12 (permalink)
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    I started with one.... I wish it stayed like that sometimes 😂
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    Re: Hello 2019/12/25 15:07:33 (permalink)
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    Hello there Maddi. My name is Reeni, and I just wanted to say Goodluck with your project. I wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year, and hope all goes well for you.

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    Re: Hello 2019/12/25 16:03:12 (permalink)
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    Reeni, you havent got time to stand around looking beautiful ! That beautiful Capri behind you needs to be completed in time for the upcoming Capriciation ..........  5 years goes so fast! ..........Almost a year has gone already !  Hope Santa brings you all lots of replacement parts for your Capri !
     
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Capri (er, I mean Year!) , to everyone !

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    Re: Hello 2019/12/26 09:38:23 (permalink)
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    Dad knows what he's doing! (not tightass)! .........  squandered money on frivolous un-necessaries is money you'll never see again, and deprives you of completing your dreams; whether it's a house or a Mark1 Capri !

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    Re: Hello 2019/12/28 14:24:15 (permalink)
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    Hi Maddi.
    49 yrs ago to the day, an Englishman purchased my car for a dealership in Canberra.
    Today all those years later, father goose benieth it, continues to remove paint grease and grime.
    The trick to getting them to spend more time working on your car is to smile and make them more coffee.
    post edited by Reeni - 2020/01/26 20:11:48
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    Re: Hello 2019/12/28 14:51:28 (permalink)
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    Double dose the cafine,
    It's also funny to watch him use paint stripper, he continues to swear as he races for water, not the smartest I guess.
    Wearing only shorts, no gloves.
    Make sure your wearing protective clothing around all chemicals.
    post edited by Reeni - 2020/01/26 20:12:25
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    Re: Hello 2019/12/28 16:11:49 (permalink)
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    Btad
    I started with one.... I wish it stayed like that sometimes 😂

    I feel your pain Btad ! .............. not an easy road to hoe !

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    Re: Hello 2019/12/28 16:44:06 (permalink)
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    Thanks Reeni. I prefer to put it on a rotisserie and sand blast outside outside. Much quicker and easier. There's a bit of cleanup to do for sure but a better result. Maddie's car has little rust only one A pillar which has Expressed Steels full replacement to weld in. Apart from that it's just a dent or seven to fix. It's a numbers matching White V6 Auto so will great for her second car ( she will learn to drive a cheapy first. Keith.
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    Re: Hello 2019/12/28 19:49:57 (permalink)
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    Wiggy333
    I prefer to put it on a rotisserie and sand blast outside....but a better result.

    Sorry but that's debatable.  When panels are pressed they are stressed and this is how they hold their shape.  Sand blasting is the best way to stretch and ruin your panels because blasting stress relives them - similar to shot peening.  Too much heat from sanding can also stress relieve them.  Paint stripper is the best way.
     
    Wiggy333
    It's a numbers matching White V6 Auto.



    Is that the same one with red interior or did you find another one?
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    Re: Hello 2019/12/28 21:04:52 (permalink)
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    I have to agree with GTV6 ............  right or wrong, why take the chance, when paintstripper is zero impact on 
    panelwork ?  These are not thick panels like on a Humber !

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    Re: Hello 2019/12/28 22:20:11 (permalink)
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    I always use the paint stripper.
    However in my current resto I used the paint stripper to remove approx 98% of the paint on the entire bodyshell  then had the shell sand blasted at very low pressure. The shell was removed from the blast chamber and within minutes went into a large shed then etched and undercoated in two pack. Saved heaps of time. It is possible to sandblast without damage but at low pressure.
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