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    Re: Bonnet Cable Broken

    Upon opening the bonnet I found that the release cable was perfect - what had occurred was that the cable clamp had disintergrated from engine heat and age so have had a new one made (has a step...
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    Bonnet Cable Broken

    Bonnet Cable Broken TF Cortina (probably the same as a TD) Have heard some time ago that it is possible to release the bonnet catch by using screwdiver through the front grill. Can some one explain...
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    What is the drain pipe from ?

    My TF Cortina has a recovery radiator system - so what is the drain pipe from that is on the kerb side and is located just behind the radiator (this is not the drain from the A/Cond) ?
  4. What is the best type of headlight bulbs to project maximum light on the road

    Replacement headlight bulbs for TF Cortina excluding LED headlight conversions.........what is the best type of headlight bulbs to project maximum light on the road ?
  5. Re: Does your Cortina overheat in Summer ? Advice please.

    All the above is excellent advice BUT get it fixed quickly as overheating a motor removes tension from the piston rings thereby reducing compression resulting loss of power
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    Re: Water leak in tf cortina

    Had the same problem with my TD during wet weather the carpet getting damp finally fixed it by taking off the front wheel and looking up discovered a small gap where the underside of fender meets the...
  7. Thread: Welsh plugs

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    Re: Welsh plugs

    Thanks for the info
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    Re: Falcon 1979 - 1980 alloy head welsh plugs

    Thank you for your detailed response it is just what I needed to know. This motor is in a TF Cortina and at 135000 klms the camshaft (standard) has to be replaced - so am going to have the whole...
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    Falcon 1979 - 1980 alloy head welsh plugs

    Re the 4.1 xflow series 2 motor with the ALLOY HEAD with the Stromberg carby which powered Falcons and Cortinas (1979 - 1980 i think) can some one advise if at the rear of the block if there is a...
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    Re: Welsh plugs

    Alloy head could you confirm that it is a threaded screw in the head and at the rear of the block is there a welsh plug on the end of the cam and another one in the water jacket at the rear of the...
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    Welsh plugs

    For a 4.1 xflow can someone confirm if there is a welsh plug in the rear of the block or is the only one in the rear of the head ?
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    Re: TE / TF Door Hinges

    This is how I fixed mine

    Door Restraining Pin Replacement Rear

    Finished length of bolt allowing for flat washer at top and Nyloc nut is 36mm.
    Hi Tensile bolt 8mm x 50mm must have 25 mm of...
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    Carjackers

    Wonder if anyone has considered installing a soleinoid fuel lock in their Cortina to prevent carjacking ? But one of the associated problems would be where to conceal/hide the switch so that it...
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    Re: Hydraulic Lifters

    Thanking you for your speedy response
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    Re: Hydraulic Lifters

    Thanking you for your swift response
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    Hydraulic Lifters

    Ford can no longer supply hydraulic lifters for a 4.1 xflow ..... want to buy a quality product cost not important. Repco do not know country of origin, can some one assist with a reputable brand ?
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    Hydraulic Lifters

    Ford can no longer supply hydraulic lifters for a 4.1 xflow ..... want to buy a quality product cost not important. Repco do not know country of origin, can some one assist with a reputable brand ?
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    Re: Philips Xtreme Vision headlight bulbs

    Thanks
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    Re: Philips Xtreme Vision headlight bulbs

    Regarding Philips Xtreme Vision and Philips White Vision is your statement referring to 55/60 or 90/130 ?
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    Re: Philips Xtreme Vision headlight bulbs

    Thanks for your response OK then what is your opinion of the Philips White Vision +40%
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    Philips Xtreme Vision headlight bulbs

    If you are using Philips Xtreme Vision headlight bulbs H4 (claiming to project a beam up to 45m longer ) would like your opinion as to how much better they really are ?
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    Transmission Cog Belts

    Transmission belts which is better top cog or bottom cog and why ?
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    Transmission Belts

    Bottom Cog or Top Cog which is better and why ?
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    Re: LED headlight bulbs for a TF Cortina

    For those who are interested refer to Reviews > Philips H4 LED Bulb 12953BWX2 in 2005 Toyota Tacoma. The Xenon Depot have done a very extensive review with lighting picture comparisons and other...
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    Re: LED headlight bulbs for a TF Cortina

    Hope to reply over the weekend but from what I have seen on screen these LEDS have a rather large heat sink on the rear of the bulb but with no weather seal (very important to keep out the rain) was...
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