The Capri is still in storage whilst this nasty cold spell grips the UK. Hopefully by the time the clocks go forward at Easter it will be time to think about getting her our ready for 2018.
So as reported last time I have three jobs to do which are all underway.
1) The windscreen wiper arms are round at Quest Bothers waiting for some black paint. I should be getting those back soon.
2) Bob Hammond has finished the cloth seat restoration on the Recaro seats. If you remember he did the full leather restoration last year and agreed to finished the job off after I sourced and bought some genuine Recaro cloth last year. I was due to go and pick them up on Saturday but I was beaten by the heavy snow we had last week.
3) The front nearside wheel is off the car and I’m taking it up to Ace in Huntingdon tomorrow to be refurbished (again) after I damaged it on a curb in 2017.
During the winter months I have been buying some blank cassette tapes and have been making some tapes up to play in the car. My tape player still works as good as new and sounds great with the upgraded speakers and graphic equaliser equalising all the graphics! You forget how good tapes can actually sound - a well recorded chrome tape is hard to tell from a CD and as long as they have been stored somewhere safe they will be as good as new even after twenty or thirty years!