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This has been work in progress for about 4 weeks but its coming along nicely..
All the hard work has been done, now just the fuel system, intercooler, computer wiring and a few other bits & pieces
& she will be ready to tune...
This turbo is a 45r, so i wont be running this bad boy just yet, not...
This is not a ground up resto like some of the other corty's here, more of a tidy up wherever i can, but still a project in my eyes:D
Well, this is my 1979 TE Ghia with 250 Xflow and BW35, all original matching numbers. This first part i did a few months ago, and thought ill...
hi guys thouht bein new id put up some pics of my project at the moment. ive ot some crazy ideas i want to do with it, so she aint gonna be original at all. it was a 2L auto, then made it 4sp manual. now im lookin at a 250 x flw from a xf with stage 2 cam etc. hilux bonnet scoop on fibreglass 6...
Hey guys thought id share my new project... had this for a few weeks and have been slowly working away at it just finished emptying the engine bay and am about to clean and start the world of sanding and rust repair and getting it ready for a respray... (its going to be lime green(you may hate it...
Need help please
I got my cortina running like a dream for the first time since it was rebuilt.
The next morning I got up and started the Corty again use the choke and it was running ok and got warmed up
Then it started to run a little weird and stalled
If I use the choke or accelator when I...
Some of the latest things going on atm.
Working on timing cover with a different pointer on it markings are different on balancer to std xflow. I was going to use a timing tape but i like the balancer markings better.
Picked this up the other day from all places... the wreckers! :eek: It's been there a while, about 2 years. I went there a while ago to have a look at parts and I got thinking, you know, this thing aint too bad. Just a little incomplete lol. I went in and spoke to the guy who runs the...
Here are some pics of my project in the before stage it has since had lots of rust removed and will soon be painted by dave and he has some photos to post up:D
Hey guys, Leo here.
Im new to the site but i thought i'd post up a few pics of my current project.
I bought this of ebay a little while age and have startred to strip it for a re spray
Decided to repair my TE cortina after damaging the front end, here's sum pics.
Sum new sections to weld in
For those who don't know my car, this is it.
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Power is to be from a 351W, through a C4 auto box and 9" axle. Oh yeah!
As some may know 5 or so years ago i built a V8 cortina well its now a little to cranky for the road so i built another one, well it got way out of hand and will now be even faster then the first one, but fast cost money so it on the back burner till i get together some money for a real...
Need some info reguarding the fitting of a under dash air con to my Td if any one has fitted one can the please give me a message thanks David
Almost there just a bit to tidy up on the outside and an engine bay paint.
Here are some more pics of my project
Here's some pictures of my Cortina I've started working on. Dropping a 302 Windsor- C4 auto into it plus lots of goodies I've been collecting over the years.
Spec's on the car
TE 1977 Cortina 3 spd Auto 6 Cyl Granpa Spec's
200 crossflow 3.3lt
colour code "M" Stain Spruce
I am 4th owner
Just a quick post.
We bought a the red TC cortina, feeling it was our long lost project.
4cyl (mild head work, extractors and exhuast, lowered springs, but needs all bushes replaced), manual.
Then we spied an ebay job for 2 td cortinas. lots of spares and a great shell.
The yellow one,...
Heres another sporty corty im playing with
This was ryans (TNT250TD) old car i got it off him for a song (buy all these good bits get a car for free deal) it seemed ok i just dumped it in the corner in the rain when i got it, i just wanted the parts that it came with. Well it sat there...
Well finally got the v8 in the corty and plenty more on the to do list she getting a new paint job ect well post pic as we go.
Parts we are chasing are:
Windsor timing case
cast iron water pump lh outlet
sandwich and inspection plate for c9
This is my Cortina CarBBQ project which Iam working on using the engine bay from my TE Cortina. As I had owned the car for around 14 years I couldnt get rid of it all, I had to keep part of it. So I thought that I would turn it into a BBQ. This project started around December 2009.
Picked up this little beauty a few weeks ago, 2v and I drove across to Maroya N.S.W to pick it up on the Australia day weekend. 1380k's each way :eek: had a really good trip though and was good to see alot of the country we hadn't seen before. The car was advertised on ebay a couple of times but...
Hi Down there :)
Im a Norwegian who loves MK3 Cortinas.
Here is my project, it's taken me 8 years - and still not finished.. :rolleyes:
When I bought it
yep have done the deal and pick it up from Vic the end of the month. Flying down and driving it back so next month let the build begin.
have just picked up 2 complete crossfow (Iron head )motors and a heap of spares. The motors are being pulled down and now for the bolts and brackets and sump and...
Spose i should start with a history of the old girl i got it as my first car when i was 16 almost 3 years ago started out as a 200 pre crossie all in stock form. i eventually put a stereo in, lowered it and put saab stockies on. around Nov last year i bought a motor for it that was pretty well...
Since Iam getting abit more into things I might aswell start a fresh thread as this is pretty much a fresh start on the car.
After owning 2 other TF cortinas, which were both riddled with rust, I found another 1 owner example. After some small talk with the owner I managed to get it...
Hi all I'm new here, my name is Aaron and I'm 17 living in melbourne. I work full time doing a fabrication engineer apprenticeship in my second year currently. This is my car/project that I'm building.
It's a 1979 Te cortina.
Xf 250 X-flow
custom interior (in progress)...
Ok Guys my corty project http://www.fordaustraliaforums.com/forum/showthread.php?51672-My-New-Corty-Project-1975-TD is being put on hold until next week when I can get the supplies I need. So I decided to start this side project, a CNC Router/Mill. I decided to reuse a frame table that I had...
This is my new corty project that I just picked up this afternoon.
G'day guys, just thought I'd share some photos seeing as I was so chuffed with the way this turned out.
I felt my L was lacking the something inside and the centre console would be the perfect thing to spruce up the interior.
I bought the complete centre console off a bloke and immediately set...
here's my gxl
i have owned now for almost 3 years
was ok when i got her but after owning for a year i decided to have a mess
as she is now
Hey guys, dont get a chance to get on here very often anymore (bastards blocked it at work!! lol)
Bit of an update, basically tell the story here...
Bought two cars on ebay for $600. made one good one and painted it yellow... got...
well this is not really a build thread but an engine bay make over
here are a few pics for you to comment on hope you like it as you can see it was rough
okay, so after commenting/ getting involved with discussions about doing an EFI Pinto and offering to make one up but no one taking up my offer..
i sat down with a manifold and traced out a template and made some measurements.
today i cut, marked and drilled the mounting bolt holes.
I puchased the XLE about a month ago, for $400. The advert stated it was a TE, but when i had a look at it, it was my luck.
The car was stripped and the guy had most of the parts. It had a good engine a 250 pre crossflow, with a 2v head. The body of the car was really good, only 3 ...
This is my new muse.
I have been a member on here but have not yet told you all about my cortina im building. Stumper requested that i chuck it up here as he is sick of lookin elsewhere lol. Ok so i bought my 79 TE Ghia corty off an old bloke in may 2009 for $700. Its was a stock 250xflow auto with 130k's.
hi guys, i finally got around to buying the xy gt mirrors for my wagon and had a chance to paint them on the weekend..
this is how they looked when i pulled them out of the box.. there not genuine, there reproduction and light weight plastic..
first i took the mirror out and the nuts and...
firstly i just gotta ask and im too lazy to look through the 1000s of posts and threads to find my answer but are fibreglass panels legal? im looking at the bonnet, bootlid, and front guards. ive heard theyre based on the age of the car. theyll look original under the bonnet, and im carpeting...
1 of my cortinas getting finished off,
This here is a 72 UK style corty, with a bench seat and 2l auto.
Engines been fully reco'd and put a small cam in.
The box has been reco'd aswell.
Its fresh into the paint stage,
bodywork was done by Dave (ebxr82bee)
Hi I'm doing a paint job on my TC ,and i'm after a photo of the gold stripes that were fitted to TC in 1972, the stripes went from the front guard to the back door, the photo on the original sales brochure is to small to be able to get a copy from has any one got a cortina with stripes or a better...
have been pretty slack with this car but 5 projects will have that affect.
in the last 6 months have built my 28 spline borgy diff which consits of 1 x r31skyline 28 spline axle redrilled to 5 stud and 1 x falcon wagon axle with 9mm trimmed of the spline, which they both fit in the standard...
HI guys, I'm Wayne new to the forum here, but no stranger to fords. although I currently own a vy bombadore "11 second daily"
I have recently aquired a ford cortina
81 TF Cortina
Boss 302 twin gas research ( roller rockers, manly valve guide, and more to be revealed when I pull the motor...
Ok boys my TD XLE is back home where she belongs.she needs alot of work but its worth it.
Hi can anyone give me some advice ,as to which brand of electronic Ignition is best for a Pre cross flow 250 motor Td ,If any one has fitted one do you need to replace the coil as well? thanks David
Thought I would share some pics of my Cortina which saw daylight for the first time in 4 years last weekend.
Prior to that quick tilt tray ride 4 years ago it had been garaged since 1999.
I was my daily ride in the 1999's
It hasn't been started or had a bath in the best part of 10 years....
Can anyone tell me where I can get my vinyl roof replaced , in NSW thanks David
Hi all, I 've been meaning to start a thread about my Corty for a while now, but have been busy checking out what everyone else posts up till now and playing around with the old girl (the car that is!). She's a 1973 TC XLE, 250 precrossflow automatic. One owner car that was bought by a gentleman...
i sold my 1st cortina in 99...and have wanted another ever since.
so i swapped my ford courier for this one..
motor is stock except for a small k&n.
its had a sierra box put in it which is awesome on the open rd..
im not a fan of the wheels now, im trying to get some 13x7 hotwires instead.
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