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    Cortina Grave Yard

    That's the new name for the site because it's dead,,,, and that why people have given up visiting.

    No one visits any more because it is in zombies mode because it's a zombie site. That's what we...
  2. Re: Hellooooo out there in Corty land anybody round

    Hiya ttheekk, tks for the follow up.

    I am not sure that attendance has improved much since I was last here but yeah I agree, I was gob smacked when I first looked then as you say the site was...
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    Re: TIMKIN Rear Wheel Bearing Kit

    These bearings are new and still available, I also have a set of .04 oversize rings for a 250 if anyone is interested.
  4. Hellooooo out there in Corty land anybody round

    Hi guys, long time since I put fingers to the keyboard to start a new thread. I logged on to see the dates of some of the last posts and I was gobbed smacked :SHOCKED: I have yet to see one for...
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    Re: Water leak in tf cortina

    OK George, I am catching up with the mail will post some pics tomorrow for you watch this space.

    If I forget then:twak::twak:PM me

    OK George apologies for the wait here are the pics

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    Re: Radiator for V8 Corty

    How old is the rad you have fitted? I found mine over heating even after a re-core. It came down to the tanks were not being properly cleaned out. I saved some money got a new standard all brass...
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    Re: Water leak in tf cortina

    Hey George, have you had the windscreen out of the car,,, ? Not sure about TF/TEs but on the TDs there is a hole in the bottom left and right corner back edge of the windscreen housing channel. This...
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    Re: Replace your points with this

    Yes we did Bren,,,
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    Re: Lowering front springs

    Hey Bren, no I did not for several reasons none the least the Lensos won't fit under the guard without fouling and then I broke a spring compressor so I gave up.... how did you go?
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    Re: What is the drain pipe from ?

    Hey Hallee, I have been watching this thread waiting to see what the response is shying away from responding because I do not own a TF. Given there has been no response I thought I would offer a...
  11. Thread: A Crying shame

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    A Crying shame

    This is a crying shame to think this lovely little car was left to rot so badly.

    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/ford-cortina-td-1976-vintage/153036036488?hash=item23a1a89988:g:BJoAAOSw7j5bB7OZ

    The...
  12. Thread: This to this

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    Re: This to this

    Suck it does Bren just need to get the redline base plate cut down another 4/5 mil to allow it to go under the hood. Think I read a thred on this forum from a loooong time ago about someone doing a...
  13. Re: Does your Cortina overheat in Summer ? Advice please.

    That's gr8 Karin looking fwd to your mechanics findings. Oh I omitted to say there is another check you should do to make sure the radiator cap is OK and pressurising within spec. These should be...
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    TIMKIN Rear Wheel Bearing Kit

    OK guys I have one brand new set of TIMKEN rear wheel bearings to suite Cortina's. They should be good for TC/TD/TE/TFs for the year models noted below;-

    SUITS:
    FORD CORTINA TC 4 cyl...
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    Replace your points with this

    I can solely recommend this product. It works and it is reliable. I have had one in the car now since 2012 and it has been faultless never had to adjust timing dwell nothing. Apart of the obvious set...
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    Re: Finished sections

    Hey Ben, get the full monte up here it looks really cool with the white walls and canvas top,,, by the by did you have to do anything special to get that filter under the hood and where did you get...
  17. Thread: This to this

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    This to this

    Hi all, thought I would add some BLING to the engine bay

    from this;
    37698

    to this;-
    37699

    Although I think I am going to have to fiddle with the base plate cause I am almost sure it will...
  18. Re: Does your Cortina overheat in Summer ? Advice please.

    Hi Karin, you may have solved the issue by now regardless a couple of tips that cause overheating;-

    1. Check the thermostat - you can do this without pulling the thermos cover simply drain about a...
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    Re: Need advice - TC Cortina wiper motor

    Yeah, it's a spare part shop in WA that has a lot of 70s/80s NOS Cortina parts never sold them then and won't sell too many now at those prices. Good to hear you got it sorted.
  20. Sticky: Re: Cortina Central Outing, Sunday 4th of March at the old Northland Drive-In Cinema

    Hi Matt, great photos looks like you had a great day. Unfortunately I cannot view the video. Not sure why Google wants a login and on principal I won't create a google account.
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    Re: Need advice - TC Cortina wiper motor

    Hi Karin, like Dave says TC/TD motors are all good. I ditched the wiper washer and installed an after mkt, much better pressure and less hassle with the plumbing. I did use a ford XF but as I said I...
  22. Thread: Door Belt Info

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    Re: Door Belt Info

    Hi Bren for the readers cause I have txt you already,,, the belts you probably will have to score and bend to suite the curvature of the rear door, as I did because the shaped belts cost a bomb and...
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    Re: TD/TC rear disc conversion

    Yes I am sure there are a couple of threads in the forum on how to just need to search. I'll have a look and fwd in the meantime you could get in contact with Dave (EBXR8) he does brake conversion...
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    Re: 1970s & early 80s

    Something weird going on with this thread I tried to edit my last and it's coming up with some unrelated post,,, no matter ,,, I love the wagon pity it's a auto and on 4 banger. Still apart from the...
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    Re: 1970s & early 80s

    According to my book,,, and the compliance plate my TD is XL model 12436 Intro Oct 74 to Feb 76,,, and yeah it is very cool I always wanted a wagon just couldn't lay my hands on one. Gees Matt these...
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