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General discussion relating to the Ford Cortina

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Cortina Central Outing, Sunday 4th of March at the old Northland Drive-In Cinema site

    After a three year break its time for another CC Melb/Vic meetup, this event will be advertised in the newspaper and various other car related websites. Meeting Sunday 4th of March, 11:30am at the old Northland drive-in cinema now referred to as The Homemaker Centre 19-33 Murray Rd, Preston. ...

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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Top 10 Quickest Corty's

    V8 PRO STREET 1. BWARNED - TF 6.78 @210.44 - Twin turbo Windsor 2. WINDSOR - TD 9.19 @TBA - 440cu Windsor on methanol 3. SEXTC - TC 9.4 @ 146 - 331cu Windsor (150 Shot, Formerly NOGAS) 4. MK1 (ex Hatzi Racing Car) - 9.49 @142 - 408cu Mopar 5. BILL66 - TC 10.3@ ..... V8 TUFF STREET

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    1. Cortina Sightings - What have u seen on the road ?

      Hi All, I have just decided to add this thread just to see what cortina's people have seen on the road. I spotted 2 today, a white td sedan and a green te wagon. Oh and my te that I was driving at the time of the sightings : lol

      Started by corty80‎, 05-06-2008 05:42 PM
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    2. Ideal TE or TF setup

      The TE and TF had the potential to be a really good car, but really didn't come that way from the factory. I have always thought about how good the car could have been. Here is my view, be interested to see what others feel. Front suspension/steering. Australia developed a unique front...

      Started by TEGhia‎, 17-02-2018 10:37 PM
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    3. Tough Garage video series

      Hey Guys Starting a video series on youtube of the corty and of other projects that I work on. Just abit of fun with my son. https://youtu.be/PyRgoXoLaIw Hope you enjoy

      Started by Oscar of Markoz‎, 23-03-2017 06:07 PM
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    4. Cortina's in films

      Here is a quiz for every one, name any movies or TV shows that you have seen a Cortina in. Say what type of Cortina and where the movie or TV series was made. I will start with the obvious one. Life on mars, Mk3 Cortina, UK I know of others but I will add them later if no one comes up with...

      Started by Mathew campbell‎, 26-12-2008 08:04 AM
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    5. This is The End of a 76 TD Update XL 6cyl sedan

      NSW rego: OTV-275 Update TD, I think in Regency Lime, I remember watching this when I was a teenager and its taken me 27 years to find this episode of the NSW TV series Police Rescue, I recall thinking at the time what a waste of a nice clean looking TD. ...

      Started by tfghiatcxlematt‎, 06-02-2018 02:22 PM
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    6. South African Cortinas

      Hi all Newcomer here. Had a TE Cortina 6 Ghia manual, highly modified, between 1983 and 1995. Many Falcons after, and now a 2011 Porsche 911 Carrera S (PDK). I have a lot of articles on South African Cortinas, including the 3.0 V6 Cortina 3.0S, XR6, XOcet and XR6 Interceptor. Learning, so not...

      Started by TEGhia‎, 03-02-2018 08:56 PM
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    7. EBXR82BEE where are you??

      Can anyone help me out to get in contact with EBXR82BEE in regards to seeing if he still does brake kits for cortinas...his msg box is full cant send a msg to him. Any help would be appreciated...

      Started by valiant‎, 09-11-2017 10:21 PM
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    8. TD/TC rear disc conversion

      Hey all.. With the wealth of knowledge around (but no sticky) can anyone shine a light on the easiest and best way to convert from 4 stud drum brake to 5 stud disc set up? Ive read use this and that (r31 discs eb discs etc etc) but with no real "recipe" on how to do it all. Any help would be...

      Started by valiant‎, 09-11-2017 10:25 PM
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    9. Bulk Pictures Of A Cortina Station Wagon Meet In Melb East

      This happened at short notice but was wonderful catching up with TC GS wagon Gayle. Bill66, his son Jamie and myself first met Gayle at the Small Ford Sunday '50 years of the Cortina show' back in I think 2012, since then Gayle's mum has passed on but I'm sure she would be looking down happily...

      Started by tfghiatcxlematt‎, 10-09-2017 03:39 PM
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    10. Mighty Car Mods South Australia Meet - TE Corting Sighted

      I was just watching the latest video from Mighty Car Mods where they had the fan meetup in South Australia and spotted a TE Cortina - Anyones here? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rmkKjzycfk

      Started by corty80‎, 24-10-2017 05:23 PM
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    11. SNL BP Eastlink Pictures

      The turnout at these SNL meets keeps growing every time, was a good night walking around the cars with Chris, Dave and Mini Dave, thought I saw Steve in the crowd but wasn't sure though I didn't see his TC there. Here's a few pics plus a link to their facebook site that anyone can view without a...

      Started by tfghiatcxlematt‎, 23-08-2015 11:55 AM
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    12. Just joined here is my TE 1978

      Started by Andrews‎, 22-08-2017 05:20 PM
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    13. 2nd Cortina nats June long weekend 2017

      So it's on again in the same place as last time who's going

      Started by Dougie77‎, 15-06-2016 10:34 PM
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    14. Cortina clutch Pedal

      Hi guys just wanting to find out if the plastic bit that is on the te clutch pedal which holds the clutch cable was on the falcon also?

      Started by corty80‎, 26-07-2017 05:04 PM
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    15. Whats in your way

      Hi all. Been silent on here for awhile but always looking just for some thoughts of my last cortina living again. Matt has been the only poster on here really for ages. God bless ya matt. I've thought about why no one posts including my self about what is holding up the cortina from appearing on...

      Started by Sleeper‎, 18-06-2017 07:16 PM
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    16. V8 Cortina needs panel beating - Brisbane

      Ok, short story is I had a P plater fail to give way, pulled right in front of my V8 Cortina, P plater is fully insured, insurer has accepted liability, but will not repair my Cortina, insurer claims it will cost 3.4K to fix, not including parts, and the Cortina isnt worth that (according to the...

      Started by TEV8‎, 28-03-2017 12:35 AM
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      04-06-2017, 06:39 PM Go to last post
    17. Crash ya car

      If you thought about crashing your car but didn't really wanted to... well here ya go.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocPyozOQVoM&list=PL9CX9Laqz2YudLe_pOmb302R0Zy5QA6jV&index=1

      Started by 1973‎, 02-02-2017 11:28 AM
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    18. TD Barra turbo conversion new video on Fullboost's youtube channel

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKXrE1rrkEE Can't wait to see that run when it gets sorted!

      Started by tthheekk‎, 13-05-2017 10:42 PM
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    19. Interesting 1 of 500 colin bond TE.

      didnt know there was such a car until my mums friends was selling hers, its a 1979 model TE with a 250 crossflow and a few different extras, like interior like no other cortina and a rubber king of wing like on the RS2000 escorts, black bumper bars and black paint on front and back of car. just...

      Started by Cortina_fella‎, 06-08-2005 02:14 PM
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    20. MK2 GT Cortina

      Hey anyone got a MK2 GT Cortina or know of anyone that has one? If so what distinguished a GT model from the normal MK2, and do the GT's have GT marked on the ID tags or how can u tell it is a GT by looking at the tags? Any information will be appreciated. Thanks Rob

      Started by corty80‎, 18-10-2004 08:34 PM
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    21. Role Call - Last thing you did to your cortybwith pics challenge

      Hiya all, this is a role call for all those corty lovers I am drumming up some chat business. So tell us all what the last thing was they did to your corty when an post a pic,,, just one and the lets see where it takes us. I will get it started now oh bugger what was it,,, oh yeah that's right I...

      Started by TDCorty‎, 17-03-2017 05:02 PM
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    22. TC front parkers?

      Hi guys, go easy on me, its my 1st Cortina. Cant find the front parkers? Checked blinkers to find a single element? was it a delete option ;) cheers Bernie

      Started by Bernie351‎, 12-03-2017 10:57 AM
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    23. Cortys are too expensive

      I would not want to be doing up a Corty MKIII as a inexpensive hobby or for fun so to speak. That is unless like Dave maybe or others on this forum who have a backyard full of donator cortys. Have you seen the absolutely obscene prices they are asking for stuff on eVilBay:SHOCKED: There are...

      Started by TDCorty‎, 01-02-2017 05:31 PM
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    24. Number plates info

      Hi all, Just wondering if it's worth having the original plates? I've got the original ones on hold but want to go into club plates cause it's way cheaper. Is is a big deal? Cheers, Bren.

      Started by 1973‎, 16-02-2017 10:03 AM
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    25. Hawkesbury Swap Meet

      Just interested to know if anyone went to the Hawkesbury swap on the weekend? This is largest swap meet in the Sydney area now but I think it is getting smaller every year, it seemed like more lookers were there this year. The small Ford part are not around as much as they were 10-15 years ago as...

      Started by Roy Rogers‎, 20-02-2017 12:07 PM
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    26. Not a Happy customer

      Three years ago I had my 40 year old brass core radiator re-cored because it was blocked. This is what AAA genuine quality guaranteed copper re-core looks after just three years. This is the problem with rebuilds, not the old stuff failing it's the rebuilt crap not lasting as long.:< Well I have...

      Started by TDCorty‎, 03-01-2017 12:23 PM
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    27. TE Cortina S Pack

      Thought I could see if we could get a list of how many of the 500 run of these from 1979 are still in existence today Has anyone got an image of the glove box ID badge other than what's listed here?

      Started by TEV8‎, 16-10-2015 06:08 PM
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    28. Cortina Rally pack owners

      To all the Cortina rally pack owners. How about some photo's of the the fruits of your labour and post some pictures of your rally pack here. Members and vistors. If there is photo's on here, where are they so we can check them out.

      Started by COR10A‎, 16-07-2014 08:27 PM
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    29. Blower info

      Hi all, Has anyone put a Paxton sn-89 supercharger on there pre 6? Thanks, Bren.

      Started by 1973‎, 18-01-2017 02:50 PM
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    30. Cortina Bolt in Tubular Front End

      Has everyone seen this? https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=229196407503773&id=228727230884024

      Started by Tim9‎, 02-01-2017 11:24 AM
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    31. Radiator coolant !!

      OMG, I never thought looking after radiators and the coolant in the corty could be so complicated. Check this out some very good advise for those contemplating changing either their cooling systems or coolants. http://www.aa1car.com/library/coolant2.htm Oh yeah and here is a jaw dropping...

      Started by TDCorty‎, 14-01-2017 06:21 PM
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    32. Merry Christmas

      Merry Christmas y'all.

      Started by 1973‎, 25-12-2016 08:14 AM
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    33. Dave empty ya messages


      Started by 1973‎, 22-11-2016 03:23 PM
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    34. Ken to the rescue

      HI all, On Saturday Ken came up to my oldies place to install the MSD. We spent all day working on the old girl and had a great time. You couldn't have a better man working on your car,(i don't know ****e and Ken could back that up). Cheers to the man Ken. Bren.

      Started by 1973‎, 28-11-2016 11:26 AM
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    35. Seen at the Taralga Field Days

      Started by ozifords‎, 27-11-2016 12:40 PM
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    36. Excuse my ignorance

      Has anyone whacked a Barra240/245 engine in a Cortina? Would it actually fit because I think it's a pretty tall engine? I have been toying with this idea for quite some time now and if I end up selling my XR6T later this year, this could be a possible medium-long term project for me. And when...

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    37. Bonnet no rust info

      Hi all, How much are td bonnets going for with no rust? Cheers.

      Started by 1973‎, 14-11-2016 02:44 PM
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    38. Market Research - Car Restorers & Car Customizers

      Iam doing some market research and would appreciate if people could complete this survey. No names or personal details will be stored. Thanks guys, and click on the link below to complete the survey https://goo.gl/forms/0AqPvcIWX0txG1q82

      Started by corty80‎, 27-10-2016 08:09 PM
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    39. TC Cortina I did some work on

      https://youtu.be/TfDnn8R4CoY Enjoy

      Started by Oscar of Markoz‎, 11-09-2016 07:14 AM
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    40. Boot sticker

      Hi all, I think i have put this on the forum but if you want a original sticker for your boot i photographed mine before i pulled it off. I you want the file please email me and i'll send it ya. Or just use the file i have uploaded. Its 12cm x 12cm worth.b@gmail.com Bren.

      Started by 1973‎, 31-08-2016 10:11 AM
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    41. TE Cortina 15" rims/wheels

      Hi guys, new on here so forgive me if this has been asked and answered in the last year or so. can anyone tell me what 15" chaser/steel wheels will bolt straight up to a TE sedan? I've heard Focus/Festiva/Mondeo but nothing specific. I've also heard Saab 900 and Mazda 121 wheels will bolt on. ...

      Started by Waynep66‎, 05-03-2016 04:32 PM
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    42. Master Cylinder

      Hi Everyone, The master cylinder in the TC looks likes it on its way out.Can anyone recommend where I can have it repaired or even a replacement i the Sydney or surrounding areas. Cheers.

      Started by guscorty‎, 28-06-2016 02:29 PM
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    43. Tc valance

      Hey corty folks im looking for a front valance to suit a tc cortina,can anyone point me in the right direction? I seen a little while ago someone was doing fiberglass ones... Thanks josh

      Started by Jrp‎, 08-05-2016 12:26 PM
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    44. Hi there.

      Hey there, I'm new here and have a Question. If I upgrade from a 4 to a 6 do i need a new tail shaft for a TC Cortina? Thanks in advance, TCBrown.

      Started by TCBrown‎, 03-03-2016 10:35 PM
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    46. EXhaust Pipe cutter

      HI all, Just wondering if anyone has one of these they could lend me to cut my exhaust in 2 so i can get some flanges welded on. I will pay postage to and back. Its for a 3inch pipe. Thanks, Bren.

      Started by 1973‎, 11-04-2016 01:05 PM
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    47. Tc wagon question

      Hey all i have a wagon im restoring and was just wondering if i was to put a crossflow in it instead of the pre would it make it a hastle to register it?

      Started by Jrp‎, 04-04-2016 09:08 PM
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    48. Bren, clear your messages

      Trying to send you a PM

      Started by pistolpete‎, 17-03-2016 02:49 PM
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    49. What car is this please

      Asking for a friend, Cheers, Bren.

      Started by 1973‎, 08-03-2016 09:42 AM
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    50. Munchies Friday night car meet - Brisbane

      Just wondering if any members from here go to this meet? I went last last Friday night and could not believe what I saw - there would have been easily two hundred (200) cars there, I personally saw four (4) other Cortinas (1 TC, 1 TE and 2 TF's) It was like being in a time machine, the amount...

      Started by TEV8‎, 29-02-2016 01:04 PM
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