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As promised here is the video tour of my recent purchase a rough but original TC 250 matching numbers sedan, not to everyone's taste but for me this car will be staying as original as possible. Unfortunately I can't save the paint on the drivers side rear passenger door also the bonnet...
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...
Just an update...
This is what it looks like now.
Just goto get the roof done then interior then some small things.
So it might be on the road by the end of the yeah,hopefully.
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!
Hi Anyone know if a repair section existed for this area of the boot either here or overseas >
or will it be a hand craft job
Thanks in advance
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...
Ok so i thought i might add a few pics of the strip down in the Project section.
The plan is to spray and bodywork/Lip guards for wider feet.
Dynamat the floor,carpet,tidy up interior,fix a few bushes and new sway bars (has new shocks and Superlow Kings)
(handling is pathetic and clunky) send...
Hy all looking for help setting up my weber carb to my 6 cillinder 4.1 crossflow engine can any one help with pictures or some way
TC Cortina 72'
Fully engineered for 3 different combos 351 windsor and clevo also 302 windsor
SVO R302 Block 4 bolt,
347 Stroker sitting on top has AFR 205 heads CNC ported,
Titanium Delwest valves
YellaTerra shaft mounted rockers,
Funnel Web intake manifold,
950 CFM C&S Carby,
Model: 1977 TE CORTINA GL WAGON
Colour: Pine Lime
Engine: 3.3ltr 200cui 6 Cyl
Transmission: 3 sp Auto
Exhaust: Hurricane extractors
Interior: Factory Brown
I have only just got this this recently and was a great deal too good to pass up.
Heres my project car,
Shes a 1974 Td Xle, Started life as a 4cyl in the Burnt Red(cant remember paint name)
First pics are of when i first got her,
Faded paint, Peeling paint,
Rust. Mechanical Problems.
I decided to fix it up myself,
Spray Matte Black and just go stealth.
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)
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
Has anyone been interested in having the orginial pressing on there new door trim/cards? Has we all have seen if you have a xr-xy or xa-xc the market has opened up and these door trims are available. When I have inquired about TC Cortina cards we are fobbed off very quickly. Between...
yep heres another one for me to trash
1978 te gl wagon rally pack
ghia inside with factory aircon
pretty straight apart from the passanger guard amd the front bumper and stone tray
has had new springs, shocks,balljoints and some bushes fitted recently along with a reco rack and new high...
Ok guys this isnt my corty but thought I would post it here for people to checkout.
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
I think the saying ‘all good things come to those who wait’ is quite true! I’m sorry I didn’t post pics sooner but I have been very busy, anyway I was lucky enough to buy this beautiful TD from my friend Mike as he decided to move onto another hot car. Mike did a lot of work on this...
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
Hi ive been on rare spares and every other panel shop im after 1/4 panel cutouts to repair the rust in the bottom of my quarters can anyone help me with some new or second hand posted to sa will pay good money
Just thought id share some pics of my TD Corty! Finally finished and registered!
Started some work on my te s pack. Plan is to do some upgrades to the engine, change to a 5 speed from the auto, not a huge fan of manuals but I want to keep it original in appearance. Fit the 28 spline diff I built, change the steer rack to a manual one. Paint the car and basically try and make it...
Has anyone fitted a front spoiler to a TD before like the one below. Wanting to change the front of the TD a bit and would like to see what others have done to there cars to change the look around. also any ideas as to what the spoiler in the pic would be off I feel it could be torana.
I need a good quality three core radiator for my TD , I replaced the old one with a Ebay 3 core and its rubbish holes every where . Can any one recommend a good one ? I tow a small van so need a three core , thanks David
What yas think?
I thort id share what ive been doing for the last 4 weeks
This is my little orange TC i have, i fixed it to sell but here we are 6 years on and i still have it
I put this car on club reg and the day i got it on it was raining and the wipers died, i fixed that then the heater...
Initially had this in a different section but moved it over here to stick with the Corty crowd!
Thought i'd start a thread since I plan to try and make a start on the old Wagon next weekend!
Just got her home on Friday but i'm away for work so haven't even seen her parked in the...
Not exactly a cortina project, but thought would most interest in here for those with matching number log engines that would like a bit more performance but at a fraction of a 2V and hopefully greater clearance on the booster..
To whet your appetite, I have started to modify a log head to...
Hey guys, now that winter has arrived ive decided that its a good time to pull my wagon off the road for a couple months and get my engine bay painted, get my new bonnet on and make some other changes aswell..
To do list includes:
* cut battery tray out
* cut washer bottle mount out...
Starting with the diff.
I've had a diff with a lsd centre(25 spline) lying around for ages and wanted to put it in just before the Cortina Nationals, but upon removing the rear cover found that it was full of rust particles from sitting in open weather for so long. Forward 18 months and i've...
Finally was forced to take my daily off the road with 402,000 on the clock, and have decided to re-build the mechanics as I have been collecting parts for a while and have some good stuff - the car had finally become un-driveable and it was fundamentally unsafe.
Because I have no time, and this...
hey guys got this wagon today
its full original right down 2 the am fm radio & clarion tape deck
only plans so far is source some front seats these 1s are ripped do a lower guard cut as bottom is rusted
maybe change the head 2 alloy as valve stem seals are gone
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...
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...
1 owner 1979 te sedan 145000ks 8months rego and in fantastic condition 4 cyl 4 speed
After much discussion about what I have done to my TD it is time to really determine what a ORIGINAL CAR is.
Has panel work done on just about every corner ( 80 yr old female driver owner)
New Coil plug, leads, plugs, wiper blades, head light and...
I thought i should post up my reno.Her it is when i bought it about 2 yrs ago.
They say that if you are prepared to wait you will find what you want.
Well off to NSW tomorrow to pick up my TD XLE 250 pre Xflow Auto it is a one owner from new the only drawback is it is Beige but I can live with that. Everything looks the goods. Not sure if they come with P/S or was a extra...
Long time cortina nut, short time forum dude. Thought id put up a bit on my tf cortina i have down here in tas. I picked her up back in June off i beleive the second owner. All original with i think a factory sunroof, 200 x flow (alloy head) single rail.Its a GL no a/c or p/s. All in...
hey all thought id post up a couple of pics of my tc cortina thats been off the road for more than 6 years, it had the FJ20 nissan motor in it but ive decided to rid that and stick with the ford logo! itll soon be housing a 4.0ltr turbo built by jason ghiller, here are some pics so far...
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)...
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...
I bought this of ebay a little while age and have startred to strip it for a re spray
Hey Corty brothers, I have been tinkering away in the workshop and have some projects I'm working on, the most important for me is my new flow bench I'm building.
I will give you the short version lol, The bench I'm building is state of the art fully computer controlled and as good as any...
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 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...
Hi corty humans
Bought the wag 2months ago.Went to look at the roof racks and interior for the tc wagon that was gettin the attention.WAS.lol. Came home with the whole car. Blue 76 TD xl wagon 250 auto orig everything granny special side swipes included. Take license off Granny She ownd for 30...
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.
Hey guys, Leo here.
Im new to the site but i thought i'd post up a few pics of my current project.
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