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PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:35 am 
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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/271035676353? ... fresh=true

Wish i had the cash to grab this now.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:06 am 
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Thats a good way to remove stuck cranks.
Humm did it have a buy it now?


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:15 am 
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Should have carried on with the saw.


al. :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:20 am 
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al wrote:
Should have carried on with the saw.


al. :wink:


Ooooo ouchy al, but then he would cut through the adidas sticker...


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2012 12:31 am 
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:shock: And thats the end of that
People never cease to amaze me :?


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:23 am 
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that is just moronic :evil: must have been hard work with a hacksaw as the spindle is hardened steel unless a grinder was used....... but then he drivesw a capri so no surprises there.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2012 11:23 am 
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02gf74 wrote:
that is just moronic :evil: must have been hard work with a hacksaw as the spindle is hardened steel unless a grinder was used....... but then he drivesw a capri so no surprises there.



Booo hisss
Hang the capri hater :shock:

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:12 pm 
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^^^^ there are many on here who are too young to remember and are puzzling over Image


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:06 pm 
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Actually a Capri saved the life of my uncle,his friend and his eldest son

They were travelling down to Derby overnight for my cousin to visit the university when they happened upon a jack-knifed artic sitting around a bend.My uncle was doing about 80mph and had zero time to avoid so he pointed it at the middle and went right under ripping the roof off.Unc' and his mate hunkered down and my cousin was sleeping across the rear seat.
He hit at about 70[attempt at braking would have been a very bad idea] at came out the other side at about 5mph
The Police said that any other car would have jambed under and killed the lot of them but the capri had a low enough profile to just fit under[minus the roof of course.
As it was they were all terribly injured and those injuries are still with them today[unc' was worst with smashed vertebra in his neck,cousin had broken bones in his arms and unc' mate smashed both legs

It was a Leyland/Daf and the airbrakes had malfunctioned.Took years for them to admit full responsibility :evil:

My fav unc and the Capri will always have a very warm place in my heart. 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 12:40 am 
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I once crashed a capri 2.8 injection when i was young, foot on the accelator when i was sat on owners lap. Not much damage as i recall but a damaged capri none the less.
There is one near me, think it has goodrich tyres or some similar white wall ones, large at the back and small at the front as they should be. He also has a haloween skeleton in his passenger seat.

Your uncle is very lucky, impressive tale.


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