1983 Ford Capri 2.8 Injection

Lot: 887

Sold for (£): 16,775
Offered for sale is a 2.8L 1983 Ford Capri 2.8 Injection manual that has been with the current owner for the last 3 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 127 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Lovely 2.8 Injection restored to a 'show-winning' condition...

  • Completely restored by the owner of a small classic car restoration business 
  • Created to 'showcase' the abilities of his talented team of engineers, bodywork and paintwork specialists
  • See Vendor Comments and photos of the underside to fully comprehend the standard of finish   
  • Many old bills, V5s, MoTs and tax discs. Original dealer window sticker. Matching number plates.
  • MoT until July 2019 issued with no advisories 


Lot Details

Registration: FTT 344Y RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1983 Engine size: 2.8L
Make: Ford Odometer reading (miles): 48000
Model: Capri 2.8 Injection MOT expiry: 2019-07-04
Warranted: No Chassis number: wfocxxgaecdd07587

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 127 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Full nut and bolt restoration to a very high standard. All panels have been replaced or fabricated to eliminate all rust then primed, sealed and painted inside. Underside has been cleaned, epoxy primed, factory spec sealed and 2k painted in body colour. Outside etch primed, 2k primed and then base coat and two separate coats of lacquer applied for a glass finish. Full photographic record. £4,000 on parts alone.




Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Refurbed seats with original material. Split-free dashboard. New torchlight key.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Detailed with upgraded timing gears. New stainless fuel system banjo bolts. Free-flow exhaust manifolds and stainless exhaust system. Refurbed rocker covers in original colour.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


New clutch with warranty and carrier housing. Detailed casing.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Poly bushes fitted all round. Spax shock absorbers. New painted brake pipes. 'Green Stuff pads and new discs. Overhauled master cylinder with silicone brake fluid. New axle cover and bolts. Alloy wheels refurbed inside and out with good tyres.


Minor: Major:


New battery with period correct labels. LED dash bulbs. Uprated speaker cable and amplifier. Factory-restored original radio cassette player. Wiring loom cleaned and inspected.

Vehicle History


Good - All old copies of V5 sourced from DVLA. Many old bills, MoTs and tax discs. original dealer window sticker reproduced and matching number plates.

About the Condition Report

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Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history