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Well here are some pictures of my Consul Capri from 1962 and the pictures are taken in 1997

First from the front and then

From the rear

This is how my Capri looked during restoration in the summer of 1981

In the garage

Out from the garage, and outside my brothers Taunus GXL

And like this in 1983 newly painted and assembled

1983 In the sandpit

1985 Outside the garage in Mobacken

1990 outside the workshop in Myckle

1998 in Skelleftehamn outside my apartement

2007 Finally got the Capri to Stockholm/Norrtälje after me moving down in 1998

2008 In Storage again, this time in Hallonbergen

2011 Ground down by my friend Kent awaiting new paint wihout cracking


2012 Home again from paint, outside the new house

2012 In front of what will become my Garage/workshop

2014 in front of the side of the Garage/Workshop

2015 Outside the Garage/Workshop

2015 inside the Garage/Workshop

2016 Troublesome rear brakes dissasembled

2016 Brake shields ready for paint

2016 Brake shields rust protected and painted and then mounted together with the driveshaft

2016 Brake adjuster renovated and mounted

2016 The stuff ordered from england

2016 New wheel cylinder mounted but handbrake parts just cleaned and lubricated

2016 Brake shoes mounted

2016 And finnaly the drum in place and the rear brakes are as good as new again

2016 Parking in the sun with new weather strips and renovated rear brakes

2017 Rear engine balk cleaned, rust protected and painted - ready to be mounted

2017 Engine lifted from engine compartement

2017 Engine mounted on stand and ready for dismantling

2017 Just the struts left

2017 Track control arm removed and awaiting renovation

2017 Difficult to remove seal from rear of control arm

2017 Front beam cleaned, rust protected and painted - ready to be mounted

2017 Painted extractor

2017 Engine almost disasssmbled

2017 Track control arms renovated

2017 Gearbox on bench and awaiting cleaning and fixing

2017 Engine back from renovation firm painted FORD green and ready to be assembled

2017 Gearbox overhauled and painted in Ford Green

2017 Getting there, 3 out of 4

2017 Main parts mounted and starting to look nice

2017 Other side and loks nice with extractor pipes mounted

2017 Inlet also!

2017 Looks so nice that i almost don't want to put it in the car

2017 Suspension strut in wize, just mounted new gas inserts from Biltema, fitted good with a 21mm distance at bottom

2017 Brake shield mounted, disk and caliper awating to be mounted

2017 Inner wing rust protected with linseed oil and then underseal on top to protect against wear and to keep the oil in place

2017 Drive shaft rubber to prevent durt to shock absorber upper mount in strut

2017 Left strut mounted in wing

2017 E-rim just testing to se how it looks

2017 Renovated Engine is being refitted to the engine bay

2017 Engine almost in place

2017 Engine in place and some bits mounted ...

2017 Electric cables mounted in inner wing with relay box to relieve the electrical system

2017 Cooler cleaned and repainted

2017 The outer heater in place after renovating seals

2017 Speakers mounted in doors, intended to be invisible behind new door sides

2017 Fuel tank removed and some of the rust and dirt grinded away awaiting som rust protection

2017 Fuel tank rust protected and painted, ready to be mounted

2017 Upper padded instrumetpad mounted inside and it looks nicer. Aux instrumets next

2017 Floor of boot rust damaged during winter parking outside a few years ago. Boot mat just rubbish so i will put in a new one once the rust has been sorted out

2017 The rustiest parts have been cut away, so they will be sorted out first then the floor pan on the right, no rust holes there but it is in bad shape

2017 The cut out parts that i will try to make fresh copies of, so time to try out my sheet metal knowledge

2018-01 First part to be fixed in the boot floor. The shortest part cut, bent and welded in.

2018-01 Small part between filler and right cut out welded in and the discovered that the boot floor is very thin around here so more steel to be replaced

2018-01 Part of the floor welded in and just some smal bits missing on that side

2018-01 Second lane of sheet metal bent and welded in. Just the last part left now and the floor will be ok

2018-01 Finished welding the boot floor now. Added some rust protection to everything

2018-01 Some red ground paint added to the floor and it starts to look alright

2018-01 The rust damaged part of the spare wheel carrier has been cut out, so now just the problem of making a new one

2018-01 New spare wheel carrier besid the old one. Not the same but will do

2018-01 Spare wheel carrier spot welded to the car and looks good for now

2018-01 New dials instead of the originals which are broken

2018-02 The new dials installed in the car with warning light for oil pressure added

2018-02 Fuel tank mounted underneath, rust protected and painted and then more protection

2018-02 Fuel tank front mounting

2018-03 New stainless steel front indicators to replace my old damaged ones

2018-03 Electric fan mounted on radiator, maybe to remove the blade form the water pump later

2018-03 Left front door vent sealing changed. Had to remove almost everything in the door to get this out but now it is done, so now the same procedure on the other side

2018-05 Rims finally ready for some new tires

2018-06 Engine and gearbox testmounted with newgrinded flywheel and new clutch

2018-06 Exhaust manifold mounted on engine

2018-06 inlet manifold and carburettor there as well

2018-06 Vacuum meter hose attached and outlet for servo blinded since servo didn't fit due to alternator

2018-06 So fiesta thermostate lid with fan contact and the Original steel fan removed so now i need to find a hose that fits to the radiator

2018-06 Just passed Swedish MOT so now it is just the rest to do but in essence I can now roam the roads in the capri :-) And the 1600E wheels just looks awsome on the car i think

2018-06 Finally found the time to cut the mat from Biltema to suit the luggage compartment. It looks rather fine i think myself

2018-06 Looks really nice with 1600E wheels and new nokian tyres

2018-07 So fixing rear seat and sorrounding awaiting finances to order new from Aldridge trim

2018-07 Trying again to mount the front emblem and it's holder

2018-07 Rear emblem needs replacing, and maybe there will be available at the club in the future

2018-07 Tried on some nice auxiliary lights

2018-08 restoring the rear lights and indicators

2018-09 Got my keyring today

2018-09 The top mounts does not look to good with that crack, so i have hade the opportunity to order som new from the club

2018-09 The new top mounts, will change them this winter

2018-11 So the new stainless steel exhaust system beside the car before fitting

2018-11 Exhaust system mounted but the original holders broke so i used rubber mounts from a more modern Ford and it sits very well under the car now

2018-11 The new top mounting and the 50+ year old with cracks in it

2018-11 Newly washed outside the garage

2019-01 Received som well needed rubber lists that i will mount this winter so the Capri will be quieter next summer, some other nice to have bits also came :-)

2019-02 Making a bottom part for the battery box, to be mounted in the luggage compartment

2019-03 A new rear bumper mounted and polished. Maybe not new but at least NOS

2019-06 New external mirrors, i hope that i will be able to mount them on the car someday :-)

2019-07 Interior at present but new interior parts have been ordered from aldriddge trim in England

2019-07 Investigating the shape of the front outriggers and it seems like i have to make a new pair of them

2019-07 View from underneath

2019-07 I do like the rear of the car and when i have mounted new bumper and a new exhaust i looks just so much better, Exhaust in stainless steel just makes it even nicer

2019-08 Front suspension parts restored, never know when they are needed

2019-08 Gear stick restored now with the circular ball which makes shifting so much nicer.

2019-08 Speed shift restored, Cortina speedshift in the background

2019-08 Just a nice view

2019-08 New gaskets and oil seals for the gearbox just arrived from ebay

2019-09 Hole drilled a bit bigger to accomodate power switch

2019-09 Power switch mounted

2019-09 View of power switch with key inserted

2019-09 Battery box installed with breaker and 150A fuse, just the rest to be drawn, but that will be done when installing new carpet from aldridge.

2019-09 Both 16mm2 and 35mm2 cables attached to the plus side of the battery

2019-09 Connections behind the switch

2019-09 End of the 16mm2 cable, distribution plate instead of the battery

2019-09 So the 35mm2 cable directly to the starter and the 16mm2 cable to the "rest"

2019-09 New black carpet from aldridge in place

2019-09 The rear is getting there. Door side and backrest in place

2019-09 Door sides in place

2019-09 Rear seat at last finished the bas so tha pads could be mounted

2019-09 Interior is getting better and better

2019-09 Looks nice

2019-09 New rubber at the rear of the hood (Didn't have any before)

2019-10 Outrigger and other stuff just came from England and the club

2019-11 New interior finished, really a lift

2019-11 Oh dear, look i found some rust in the outrigger

2019-11 Evidence of bad repair of the outrigger earlier. Parts of the old outrigger can be found underneath.

2019-11 Rusty Outrigger cut away and with part of the main beam also

2019-11 Main beam repaired and rust protected

2019-11 New outrigger adapted and welded on the jacking point

2019-11 New outrigger welded in, rust protected and a new wear bearing consisting of base material

2019-12 Other side not in such a good condition either, in need of a replacement

2019-12 Lots of dirt inside here also

2019-12 Rusty outrigger removed and the remaining steel in need of some repair

2020-01 The new interior bits look really nice in the car

2020-02 Extractor pipe painted silver to match the stainless steel exhaust system

2020-02 Neck support fits really nice on the seats

2020-04 New improved coller fittet with electric sensor for electric fan mounted.

2020-04 Pipe for receiving engine breathing mounted under air filter

2020-04 engine breathing filter replaced by angle to lead fumes to catch tank

2020-04 Catch tank to catch the crank case emissions before leding to air filter

2020-09 Rear springs removed to be sent to Rånäs Springs to be strengthened

2020-12 New hig moment starter engine beside standard starter engine

2020-12 Upgraded springs and beam primed

2020-12 Upgrade springs

2020-12 Other side of springs primed

2020-12 And a black rust protecting layer

2020-12 More in level with strengthened springs

2020-12 The capri's place in the Garage

2020-12 Bright parking lights with LED

2020-12 Also bright LED lights at the rear

2021-01 Rear suspension beam almost finished

2021-07 A vist south of town

2021-11 Stainless steel manifold ready to be mounted after some corrections

2021-11 Stainless steel manifold mounted

2021-09 New front spring and old

2021-09 Good for mounting with this big key for the shock absorber

2022-01 Rear axle suspension

2022-01 Rear axle suspension

2022-01 Rear axle suspension

2022-04 Sanding and polishing

2022-04 Sanding and polishing

2022-04 Sanding and polishing

2022-07 The looks after sanding and polishing

2022-07 Gearbox housing replaced after not being able to solve oil leakage

2022-07 First run after gearbox housing change and car polish

2022-07 Rear view from the same trip

2022-09 Early morning run, last one for this year

2022-09 Early morning run, last one for this year

2022-10 Tucked in for the winter

2022-11 First time the Ford oval on the wing during my time

2022-11 Ford oval on the wing

2023-01 Extra fuel tank repaired an painted with biltemas rust protection

2023-01 Extra fuel tank painted with zink protective paint

2023-01 Extra fuel tank painted with white paint

2023-01 Extra fuel tank painted with last layer in black

2023-01 Rusty part of rear jack beam removed

2023-01 Crack in jacking point on the right side

2023-01 New 3mm steal ready for welding

2023-01 Beam repaired and welded and ready for jacking point

2023-01 Jacking point welded in place

2023-01 Jacking pont on other side welded in

2023-01 Nothing yet

2023-01 Nothing yet