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Skunkwrkz

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    • 84' Porsche 928, 88' RX7 V8, 95 M3, 02 Celica GTS
Re: Getting to know the members
« Reply #390 on: August 30, 2018, 10:36:42 PM »

Itís been a while since Iíve seen this question so here it is.
1.Name
2.Location
3.Why did you buy your Capri/323 and what do you like best about it?
4.If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
5.What would you want a Capri to be if they start making it again? (i.e. soft top, retractable hard top, engine, etc.)

Hi,

My name is Ben and I live in Hendersonville, NC. I just recently bought a one owner, un-molested, red XR2 with 82K on it and a managed to snag a hard top the same day. I used to have a buddy, who has since passed away, that bought one of these new and we got into a lot of "trouble" in his in college...Good memories and the time was right to buy one so why not?. Dream Car? I already own mine as I bought a Euro-Spec 1984 Porsche 928S three years ago and it's everything I thought it was since I first saw "Risky Business" ;-) Last, I would like to see the Capri brought back perhaps as an AWD turbo vert'...Something eccentric like these cars.
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d4rkangel

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    • 1993 Mercury Capri XR2
Re: Getting to know the members
« Reply #391 on: December 09, 2018, 06:22:41 PM »

Hello all, my name is Brianna. I purchased my Capri in Michigan, but I have since moved to central Illinois. I was browsing craigslist, looking for a cheap project with a manual. This popped up, I did some research, and I fell in love. It wasn't in the best condition (still isn't), but I love that it is small, unique, and it needs a little bit of everything so it will be a good learning experience.
Dream cars are hard to pick, and I haven't been able to test drive and feel out many cars, so I would say I need to do more research before I can answer this question.
If the Capri came back, I think they should keep it a convertible, not make it into a hatchback. Keep it with a small, turbo engine with manual as an option. Make it an affordable weekend sports coupe, for those of us who can't afford corvette's.
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greywolf27030

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    • 88 Festiva, 91 Capri, 91 XR2
Re: Getting to know the members
« Reply #392 on: December 10, 2018, 10:13:59 AM »

Welcome Brianna, hope your Capri doesn't have many rust problems.

Jack Byrd
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