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  • Birthday 12/09/1958

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  1. Hi iv just picked up a ford cortina mk2 1970 and I'm struggling to find parts I'm missing its missing the heater controls switches and airvents in the dash if anyone has anything please do let me no many thanks richard 

  2. to contradict my other post that looks like original factory primer and as they didnt bother painting underneath the cars it could be correct - dont leave it unpainted though or it will rot away in a couple of years if you do.
  3. Maltese cars were no HD shells either - though they did have servos and after the first year the " safety " steering wheel
  4. they were definately black as shown here , well on MK2s anyway
  5. 165 80 13s - you will thank me when you drive it
  6. I think you will have to get one adapted , you need the gearbox end to be from a type 9 / cortina auto or 2ltr mk3/4/5 and the diff end same as the original from your axle -+ right length - someone may know the correct length . find a prop the right length ( or longer and send them the correct measurements ) and those parts and send them to a prop refurb company to build you one up .
  7. its one of my favourite letters of the year , they have the sense to send me the 2 reminders in the same envelope to save money and 5 minutes, several key clicks on the pc and zero pounds spent later both are taxed.
  8. no it doesnt matter if its MOTed or not you can still change the tax class
  9. it doesnt matter if the car was built over 40 years ago it still qualifies for free tax , its the MOT exemption you cant have if its modified
  10. yes sort yourself out Martyn we missed you
  11. only series 2 I believe 2 speed wipers were a Corsair part so a switch from one of those will work it.
  12. it could be a long time before you get to find another
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