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latinpercussion last won the day on January 10 2016

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About latinpercussion

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  • Birthday 03/03/1961

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    Vernon New Jersey 07462 USA
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    OLD SKOOL FORDS,OLD MOTORCYCLES,OLD BIKES,MUSIC,ART,CLASSIC CARS TO INCLUDE EUROPE,JAPAN,U.S.A DRAG RACING,ROAD RACING,STREET RACING

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  1. Hi guys and gals I have been away and kinda been side tracked with  a lot of stuff but life in general but in between I have been playing around with my toys I figure I am trying to up load my pictures and I am having a hard time I will try to contact administration to see what i can do to get my pictures on here for you to see

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      It is probably size related, keep the pictures under 1Mb and they should upload OK

  2. Welcome to the group won't find one better than this anywhere on the planet very cool car unique and special in every way keep up the good work.
  3. WELCOME TO THE CLUB I LOVE YOUR OLD SKOOL FORD I ALWAYS WANTED ONE OF THOSE AND SOME DAY I WILL.IT IS SO MUCH EASIER TO FIND THEM ACROSS THE POND THEN IT IS TO FINE HERE IN THE GOOD OLD U.S.A. I GOT 3 PROJECTS I AM WORKING ON LOOK ME UP UNDER PROJECTS SO YOU CAN SEE WHAT I AM WORKING ON.GOOD LUCK WITH IT AND KEEP IN TOUCH.
  4. NICE CAR IT IS A VERY SWEET RIDE,GLAD TO SEE ANOTHER CORTINA AS COOL AS YOURS.
  5. LOOK IN THE FORUMS FOR MEMBER LATINPERCUSSION UNDER 1974 CAPRI MK2 NEW YORK USA
  6. Yes I agree definitly one really cool ride your MK3 I have a MK2 mine is a work in progress.i should get it back soon from the body shop so I will take new photos if you would like to see the old pictures go to the section projects or under construction,also look for across the pond in NEW YORK United States of America
  7. NICE RIDES WANT TO SEE MORE PICTURES WHEN YOUR DONE,CHECK OUT MY TOYS UNDER RECONSTRUCTION.MK2 CAPRI 2.8. MY NEXT TOY MK2 FORD CORTINA ESTATE WITH A CHEVY 350 V8 TURBO 400 TRANS TOY 3 PRIDE AND JOY 67 SUNBEAM ALPINE ROTARY POWERED
  8. HELLO AGAIN GUYS THIS IS LATINPERCUSSION FROM ACROSS THE POND IN GREENWOOD LAKE NEW YORK,UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.JUST WANTED TO GIVE YOU AN UPDATE THE CAPRI WILL BE OUT THE SHOP IN MARCH I HOPE.PAINTED 2015 CORVETTE VELOCITY YELLOW,WILL PAINT THE FRONT GRILLE,FRONT SPOILER,REAR TAILAMP DECK AND REAR RS SPOILER BLACK JUST TO SEE HOW IT LOOKS IF IT COMES OUT RITE I WILL LEAVE IT THAT WAY IF IT DON'T I WILL GIVE IT THE RS TREATMENT.I AM SHOWING YOU MY 1967 SUNBEAM ALPINE WITH TIGER HOOD,DOORS AND REAR DANA 44 3.73 POSI POWER IS FROM A 2ND GENERATION MAZDA RX7 TURBO 2 CRATE MOTOR WITH A TURBO 2 5 SPEED TRANSMISSION THAT HAS BEEN SHORTENED.TOY NUMBER 3 A 1967 FORD CORTINA MK2 ESTATE POWER BY CHEVY 350 V8 BORE AT 60 WITH 4 BARREL CARBURATER FULL LEGNTH CUSTOM BUILT HEADERS,DUAL EXHAUST 2 1/2 INCH PIPES WITH MAGNA FLOW MUFFLERS,WORK IN PROGRESS I WILL KEEP YOU GUYS UPDATED,LET ME KNOW IF YOU LIKE MY TOYS AND IF YOU APPROVE OF WHAT I AM DOING SO FAR.GUYS I CAN'T THANK YOU ENOUGH FOR MAKING THE COOLEST CARS ON THE PLANET!!!!!.P.S.HAVING PROBLEMS FINDING PARTS FOR MY CORTINA ANY HELP WILL BE APPRECIATED.LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR KIND REPLY.......LATINPERCUSSION YOUR BROTHER FROM ANOTHER MOTHER
  9. I LOVE THE ESTATE IT IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VEHICLES EVER BUILT BY FORD ACROSS THE POND,FORD OF UK AND GERMANY NEVER HAVE STOP TO AMAZE ME IN BUILDING SOME OF THE COOLEST OLD SKOOL FORDS IN THE WORLD FROM THE ANGILA,CAPRI MK1,MK2,MK3,CORTINA MK1,MK2,MK3,ESCORT,MK1,MK2,MK3 TO EVERYTHING ELSE IN BETWEEN UP TO THE SIERRA IN MY BOOK THEY WILL ALWAYS BE ALL TIME FAVORITES.I REALLY LOVE THE ESTATES AND VANS OR AS WE CALL THEM HERE IN THE USA THE SEDAN DELIVERY OR PANEL TRUCK.YOU TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF AND THAT COOL CAR OF YOURS .HERE ARE SOME PICTURES OF MY 1974 FORD CAPRI MK2 IT HAS A 2.8 AND A MANUAL 4 SPEED WHICH I WILL UP GRADE TO A 5 SPEED IN THE NEAR FUTURE BEFORE THE TURBO INSTALLATION.CAR IS IN BODY SHOP RITE NOW GETTING PAINTED IN GA8 2014 CHEVROLET CORVETTE VELOCITY YELLOW I JUST GOT MY NEW WHEELS IN YESTERDAY AFTER WAITING 5 MONTHS FOR THEM TO BE CUSTOM MADE IN A NEGATIVE 15 4X108 15X9 CONFIGERATION I REALLY WANTED STAGGERED WITH A 15X12 FOR THE REAR BUT THE COMPANY DOESN'T MAKE THEM THAT WIDE SO I WENT AS WIDE AS THEY COME IN A 15 I COULD HAVE GOT THEM IN A 16 ,17,18 BUT THE CAR SITS VERY LOW AND THE ROADS HERE IN NEW YORK ARE VERY BAD WITH BIGGER WHEELS AND VERY LOW PROFILE TIERS I NOW FOR SURE THE WHEELS WOULD GET BENT OR CRACKED AND I DON'T WANT TO WAIT ANOTHER 5 MONTHS FOR RELACEMENT WHEELS BESIDES I NEED MORE RUBBER BETWEEN THE WHEEL AND THE ROAD TO ABSORB ANY ROAD CONDITIONS AND BETTER RIDE.ANY WAY LET ME LET YOU GO JUST WANTED TO SHARE A LITTLE BIT ABOUT MY OLD SKOOL FORD HOPE YOU GUYS LIKE IT ACROSS THE POND.
  10. I JUST WANT TO SAY THANK YOU VERY MUCH TO ALL OF YOU GUYS AT OLD SKOOL FORD ACROSS THE POND FOR SAYING HOW MUCH YOU LIKE MY CAR,IT IS IN THE BODY SHOP RITE NOW,REPAINTING AND UP GRADING THE CAR.THE COLOR WILL STILL RENAIN YELLOW BUT CHANGED TO THE 2014 CHEVROLET VELOCITY YELLOW WITH FLAT BLACK ROCKER PANELS,REAR TAIL LAMP PANEL,ORIGINAL FACTORY RACE TEAM RS3100 REAR SPOILER ALSO IN FLAT BLACK THINKING ABOUT CHANGING FRONT SPOILER TO FLAT BLACK CHIN SPOILER LIKE THE ORIGINAL RS 2600,RS 3100 FACTORY RACE CARS.ALSO HAD SOME CUSTOM MADE WHEELS IN A 4X108,NEGATIVE 15,73MM CENTER BORE AND 15X10 ALL THE WAY AROUND I WOULD HAVE WENT 15X12 BUT THE CUSTOM WHEEL FACTORY I ORDERED THE WHEELS FROM CAN ONLY GO AS WIDE AS 15X10.BUT NO WORRIES I WILL MAKE UP IN THE TIRES BY GOING 225 50 15 UP FRONT AND EITHER 295 50 15 OR IF I CAN FIT THEM 325 50 15 IN EITHER NITTO 555 OR TOYO PROXES R1R ANYWAY I WILL KEEP YOU GUYS POSTED ON THE UPGRADES AS I DO MY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.
  11. I GOT TO SAY YOU HAVE SOME REALLY AWESOME CARS THERE MY FRIEND,EVEN THOUGH I LIVE IN THE U.S.A I SPENT 15 YEARS ON THE ISLAND OF PUERTO RICO IN THE CARRIBEAN AND I WAS EXPOSED TO ALL THE GREAT IME OLD SCHOOL FORDS LIKE THE ANGLIAS,CORTINAS MK1,MK2,MK3,THE FORD CAPRI MK1,MK2,MK3 CARS YOU HARDLY EVER SEE ANY MORE.I LOVE ALL THE VANS OR AS WE CALL THEM HERE THE PANEL VANS OR SEDAN DELIVERIES AND ALSO THE ESTATES 2 DOOR AND 4 DOOR,WE CALL THEM STATION WAGONS.I JUST THINK THAT EUROPE HAS ALWAYS BUILT THE GREATEST CARS IN THE WORLD ESPECIALLY THE OLD FORDS.YOU KEEP THEM GOING AND NEVER LOOK BACK BECAUSE LIKE YOUR CARS YOU ARE CONSIDERED TO BE A PART OF THE ELITE AND UNIQUE INDIVIDUALS ON THE PLANET THAT REALLY KNOWS HOW TO ENJOY LIFE IN AN OLD SCHOOL FORD!!!!!!
  12. JUST WANT TO SAY HI FROM ACROSS THE POND IN U.S.A .....I REALLY LOVE THE ESTATE YOU GOT THERE AND YOUR DADS ESTATE IS NOT TO SHABY.PRETTY COOL WHEELS YOU GUYS GOT THERE KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK.CHECK OUT MY 1974 MK 2 CAPRI IN THE AUTO RESTORATIONS FROM U.S.A IT IS DAYTONA YELLOW WITH EXTENSIVE BODY MODS,FUEL CELL,2.8 V6,4 SPEED,DUAL EXHAUST THE LIST GOES ON.I WILL KEEP YOU GUYS POSTED ON THE UP DATES WHICH ARE COMING SOON.
  13. LOVE UR ESCORT ESTATE,YOU WILL NEVER FIND ONE HERE IN THE U.S.BUT I THINK THEY ARE SOME OF THE KOOLIST VEHICLES EVER PRODUCE IN THE WORLD.KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK AND REMEMBER OLD FORDS NEVER DIE THEY JUST GO FASTER!!!!!!!THIS IS MY 1974 2.8 MANUAL TRANS FORD CAPRI GT,LOTS OF WORK BEING DONE TO IT.SHOULD BE DONE BY MID SUMMER I WILL KEEP YOU POSTED.
  14. I LIKE YOUR MK1 ESCORT IT TRULY IS A WORK OF ART,KEEP ME POSTED ON YOUR RIDE.I HAVE A MK2 CAPRI I AM WORKING ON,CHECK IT OUT IN THE RESTORATION FORUM LOOK UNDER MK2 CAPRI U.S.A.
  15. CHECK OUT WHAT I AM WORKING ON,MADE IN COLOGNE GERMANY IN 1974 A CAPRI MK2 2.8 4 SPEED COUPE.CAR WAS BOUGHT 2 YEARS AGO AND I AM STILL NOT DONE.DOING THE RS FLAT BLACK HOOD,ROCKERS AND REAR TAIL LIGHT PANEL AND REPAINTING THE CAR SOON I WILL KEEP YOU GUYS POSTED AND KEEP THOSE OLD SKOOL FORD ALIVE.P.S.LOOKING FOR THE DOOR GLASS WEATHERSTRIPPING TOP SEAL SCRAPERS ANY HELP WILL BE APPRECIATED OR AT LEAST PUT ME IN CONTACT WITH THE RITE SOURCE IN THE U.K. SO THAT I CAN STOP MY CAR FROM ROTTING AWAY WHILE KEEPING THE WATER OUT OF THE DOOR.
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