‘81 Caprice spruced up

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  1. kipwrite

    kipwrite Member

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    My ‘81 Caprice about to exit the paint shop.

    Removed the lower body trim, as these panels seem to be rust magnets. Not sure about the look but I think I’ll get used to it.

    Painter decided to do the door window edges in black. Color from 1979.

    Emblems, and a modest pin stripe going on once I get her back in my garage, and then she’s a daily driver, except for when it snows.

    Thanks to member wagonlein for the doors off his Pontiac wagon.


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    fannie Well-Known Member

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    Love love love the color. I think it looks great...enjoy.
     
  3. OrthmannJ

    OrthmannJ Always looking for old ford crew cabs

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    Wow! That looks fantastic! Great color choice. Was that the original factory color?
     
  4. annap01gt

    annap01gt Blue Safari

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    Gorgeous ! That paint color really goes well with the light interior.
     
  5. kipwrite

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    Thanks. I think it’s looking pretty sharp.

    This car was tan, as delivered from the factory, when I bought it 20 years ago. The medium green color was an option for 1978 only.
     
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    Station Wagon Ranger 1953 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon

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    Beautiful! The '78 green is perfect! What a nice daily driver you have now.
     

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