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    '75 Mk3 Cortina, Volvo 940 turbo

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  1. Was it this one? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvvw3hTabpA
  2. Hi all, I need to get some new front engine mounts for my MK3 FL as the sump is touching the anti roll bar, what is closest to standard Ford and not too hard? I was also reading through this thread: https://www.buysellcortina.co.uk/forums/index.php?/topic/66995-pinto-engine-mounts-can-i-use-sierra-ones/&tab=comments#comment-599854 Thanks in advance for any suggestions!
  3. I just picked my son up from school in my 'Tina for the first time and gave him the model of this one, he's made up with it! I wonder if this car is currently being worked on or just tucked up safe and sound somewhere?
  4. I'm sure someone on here posted a cool music video with a MK3 in it, a female singer, maybe Portuguese?
  5. Thanks again you your help, I'll post some photos once it's done.
  6. Thank you for the information, I'm definitely going have a go at that, I think I'll enjoy that little job! Are these the parts I'll need? https://www.diy.com/departments/magnusson-manual-28mm-pipe-cutter/5059340003566_BQ.prd https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184993060457?hash=item2b12721669:g:RsMAAOSws~pb5VqK
  7. The photo taken front just in front of the back axle, looking towards the rear of the car so the pipe is facing towards the outside of the car. I'm not sure which way the float is facing so I'll have a look next weekend when I'm replacing petrol pipe and sorting the speedo cable routing. Thanks again Craig, much appreciated.
  8. Ah, that makes sense as I had the cable a lot straighter when I tried it on a drill. I'll have a go at re-routing it next weekend, thanks Craig.
  9. Hi All, some more advice needed. I fitted a replacement fuel sender and out of the tank it works perfectly when hooked up the car wire loom (move the float by hand and the gauge goes from empty to full) , when in the tank though it will only indicate as far as red zone on the fuel gauge no matter how much petrol is in the tank. From what I've heard, I've fitted the sender at the correct angle but maybe I've got it wrong somehow? It really does seem like the float is clashing with something in the tank as the gauge starts to rise from off the scale and then hits a dead stop when in the red zone. Many thanks.
  10. Hi all, Just working through all the teething problems on my car and the speedo has got me stumped, when you drive along it swings around all over the place. I disconnected the cable from gearbox today and spun the cable using a battery drill and the speedo ran perfectly smoothly. I made sure the inner cable was lined up when I refitted it to the gearbox, went for a drive and it's as erratic as before! Any suggestions appreciated.
  11. I've changed all the fuel hose to J9 ethanol resistant (8mm as Craig said) the only part that has me puzzled is the bit at the nsf as one part is 10mm. It there normally a join as it runs along the chassis rail under the drivers door? How does everyone else's look? Thanks in advance.
  12. Hi All, Just a quick question, what size petrol pipe is the rubber joining piece on the osf inner wing? I've replaced the pipe around the fuel pump which was 6mm ID but the other piece looks bigger where is goes on the hard plastic pipe but also connects to the same pipe that runs across the car to the fuel pump.? And is the pipe 8mm where it exits the fuel sender on the tank? Thanks in advance.
  13. Lobby

    MK3 Restoration

    Cheers, I was wondering if it would be ok to turn the servo upside down, I guess it makes no difference to how it works.
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