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  1. Cortina V2.1 tc 250

    Hi all, 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...

    Started by tfghiatcxlematt‎, 30-06-2015 07:32 PM
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  2. TF Corty Project

    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. History: 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...

    Started by Oscar of Markoz‎, 31-03-2008 07:32 PM
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  3. My Te cortina build (pictures)

    My progress so far with the Cortina, hopefully you guys can answer some questions as well

    Started by samgreer8‎, 30-06-2017 07:19 AM
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  4. Ben313's 302TNA

    here is some pics of me seeing if my 302 will fit in my Cortina Its a New Zealand 1981 TF which had a factory V6 so its got power steering Side clearance my C6

    Started by ben313‎, 24-12-2008 05:46 AM
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  5. TF Rust Repair Section

    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

    Started by a.p.1976‎, 09-11-2016 07:32 PM
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  6. 2 door V8 MK5 estate

    For those who don't know my car, this is it. Click to enlarge Power is to be from a 351W, through a C4 auto box and 9" axle. Oh yeah! Mike.

    Started by MK5CortinaEstate‎, 24-06-2008 08:40 PM
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  7. TE Build

    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...

    Started by maverick1076‎, 21-06-2013 11:50 AM
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  8. Update

    Just an update, Just goto do the vinyl roof,roof lining, interior. Hopefully by the end of the year. Bren.

    Started by 1973‎, 15-03-2017 04:40 PM
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  9. Tc 302w conversion first project(newb)

    Hey guys picked up my first tc xle 250 cortina on the weeks, it's my first project. I have been reading through the forums to try and gather as much information as possible to help through out the build. I have a friend that is a fabricator so that helps. it's going to be a full rebuild so panel...

    Started by rf661‎, 14-03-2017 06:49 PM
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  10. Corty Update

    Hi all, 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. CHeers.

    Started by 1973‎, 09-01-2017 10:00 AM
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  11. another V8 corty big engine little car = fun

    Hey all 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...

    Started by EBXR82BEE‎, 05-11-2012 02:54 PM
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  12. weber carburetor help

    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

    Started by v8cortina‎, 27-12-2015 04:41 PM
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  13. TC Cortina 347 Windsor Engineered

    TC Cortina 72' Fully engineered for 3 different combos 351 windsor and clevo also 302 windsor ENGINE: 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,

    Started by TUFF72‎, 27-05-2012 08:16 PM
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  14. 1977 TE Wagon Freshen up

    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 Wheels: 13" Stereo: factory I have only just got this this recently and was a great deal too good to pass up.

    Started by 77C0RTE‎, 04-02-2015 05:20 PM
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  15. TD Xle, Stealth Build.

    Hey Everyone, 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.

    Started by Geoffy91‎, 15-01-2015 12:14 PM
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  16. 4 Cylinder TC Corty

    Hi guys, 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)

    Started by TUFF72‎, 16-05-2010 07:13 PM
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  17. Omr250 td corty project

    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

    Started by oms250‎, 23-09-2010 05:10 PM
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  18. TC Door trim/card repressing

    All, 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...

    Started by Basilcordy‎, 27-07-2015 04:05 PM
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    31-08-2015, 10:35 AM Go to last post
  19. pc's te wagon finally work started 17/8/08

    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...

    Started by pcman‎, 13-07-2008 01:45 PM
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  20. Mk3/TC Cortina rebuild Project Ruby

    Ok guys this isnt my corty but thought I would post it here for people to checkout. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3efwNGkzi0

    Started by corty80‎, 25-07-2015 08:45 PM
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  21. My TC Wagon

    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... http://www.fordaustraliaforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=38384 Bought two cars on ebay for $600. made one good one and painted it yellow... got...

    Started by windsor_te‎, 20-09-2010 06:15 PM
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  22. our 75

    Hi guys 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

    Started by buchzie‎, 09-04-2012 06:34 PM
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  23. Cortina No 2 - my TD 75 GS Rally Pack 250 project

    Hi Guys, 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...

    Started by tfghiatcxlematt‎, 21-10-2013 03:21 PM
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  24. Cool lhd gxl resto

    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

    Started by bigdyer05‎, 29-03-2011 06:50 AM
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  25. te cortina sedan 1/4panel cut outs

    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

    Started by antferny‎, 07-01-2015 05:54 PM
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  26. TD Corty Build up - PIC HEAVY

    Hi All, Just thought id share some pics of my TD Corty! Finally finished and registered! ------Before pics----- -----Being Painted-----

    Started by Honro‎, 21-12-2014 02:20 PM
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  27. te s pack build

    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...

    Started by winton‎, 13-07-2014 06:14 PM
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  28. WTD: FrontTD spoiler

    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.

    Started by westie01‎, 17-10-2013 01:30 PM
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  29. TD radiator

    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

    Started by davidl‎, 14-11-2014 04:54 PM
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  30. Just an update

    What yas think?

    Started by 1973‎, 02-10-2014 07:10 PM
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  31. TC engine bay tidy

    Hey guys 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...

    Started by EBXR82BEE‎, 15-05-2014 06:44 PM
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    08-09-2014, 08:56 PM Go to last post
  32. TD Wagon Resto

    Initially had this in a different section but moved it over here to stick with the Corty crowd! Hiya, 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...

    Started by Earlybird‎, 24-08-2014 07:58 AM
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  33. "Loggerhead 1.5v" Pre flow / log head conversion.

    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...

    Started by xy-transit‎, 06-06-2014 10:51 PM
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  34. Engine Bay & New Bonnet Project

    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...

    Started by TNT250TD‎, 11-05-2014 10:54 AM
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  35. Doing some work on the Te.

    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...

    Started by Fordtina‎, 21-03-2014 01:48 AM
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  36. Little tidy up of TE Daily mechanics

    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...

    Started by 77tewagon‎, 07-07-2010 07:02 PM
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  37. 1 owner te wagon

    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

    Started by OTD08‎, 03-11-2013 06:49 PM
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  38. Centre console install - 80' TE L

    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...

    Started by fordblood‎, 10-12-2012 10:02 PM
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  39. my 76 resto.

    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...

    Started by Thielz‎, 06-10-2012 01:32 AM
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  40. couldnt go past this

    1 owner 1979 te sedan 145000ks 8months rego and in fantastic condition 4 cyl 4 speed

    Started by mick6520‎, 04-11-2013 02:01 PM
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  41. OK WHAT Determains a Original Car

    After much discussion about what I have done to my TD it is time to really determine what a ORIGINAL CAR is. Mine has.... New tyres Has panel work done on just about every corner ( 80 yr old female driver owner) New Radiator New Coil plug, leads, plugs, wiper blades, head light and...

    Started by westie01‎, 02-12-2013 08:41 PM
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  42. My TD XL 1975

    Hey CC's, I thought i should post up my reno.Her it is when i bought it about 2 yrs ago.

    Started by 1973‎, 23-02-2010 03:03 PM
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  43. TD 1 owner FOUND TE ??? SALE

    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...

    Started by westie01‎, 05-09-2013 05:24 PM
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  44. Exclamation TF 200 ci single rail.1981

    Hi Guys, 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...

    Started by cortina88‎, 31-10-2013 08:22 PM
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  45. WILDTC work still in progress

    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... this...

    Started by WILDTC‎, 18-11-2008 09:13 AM
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  46. I'm new here this is my corty.

    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 Mild cam t5 custom interior (in progress)...

    Started by TEaaron‎, 13-08-2007 03:05 PM
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  47. FG 4 Litre Conversion Into My TD

    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...

    Started by osti06‎, 11-04-2013 06:51 AM
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  48. TE project

    I bought this of ebay a little while age and have startred to strip it for a re spray

    Started by mick6520‎, 15-12-2012 12:14 PM
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  49. Flow bench build

    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...

    Started by Stumper‎, 22-07-2013 11:42 PM
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  50. My TE

    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

    Started by Dougie77‎, 24-06-2008 08:09 PM
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