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John Mack

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  1. John Mack

    Mk5 parts,

    I would think it's this little lot...…. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mk5-Cortina-Parts/324069035661?hash=item4b74050e8d%3Ag%3AtGwAAOSws0Vdh1sb&LH_Auction=1
  2. ……..or only have the older smileys, they're much better and a sufficient number?
  3. https://www.buysellcortina.co.uk/forums/index.php?/topic/75991-new-fuel-sender-units-for-sale-on-the-bay/&tab=comments#comment-687565
  4. Very good. The place I used to get Fram filters stopped selling them, instead they started selling Wix. I was sceptical because I hadn't heard of them but turns out they've been on the go for a while.
  5. I've just checked out a Fram v's Wix video
  6. I've not bought a Fram filter for a couple of years but never had an issue with them, what's the problem with them?
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    Mk5 parts,

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mk5-Cortina-Parts/323955870676?hash=item4b6d464bd4:g:tGwAAOSws0Vdh1sb
  8. That's a nice looking mk2 you have...….and I'm loving the 240 Ovlov !! Good luck with sale.
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    Pinto backfiring

    Are you 110% sure the firing order is right?
  10. Aye, insurance...…..they're just out to hump everyone! Self employment is great now I'm back working for a big company......it wasn't for me!
  11. Sorry to hear this Glenn, maybe insurance will pay out £8k?! Merc still produce a lot of bits for their old cars?
  12. https://www.freeads.co.uk/uk/buy-sell/motors/classic-cars/35657011/1965-mercedes-190-fintail-saloon--may-take-px-/view#.XVGz4ndFzIU Glenn.....good luck in the 'tina hunt.
  13. I wonder what the seller gave for it?...….£100 ??
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    Ghia wheels

    What's the date on the tyres? Are the "square holes" dove grey coloured? Any close up pictures? They look good I think.
  15. That seller in Oz is a joker !! I see that mk4 is available but shows 2 different trim profiles as opposed to mk5 which only shows 1 ??………..price is the same though so maybe it's an error on their site? Will message them I think.
  16. Can anyone tell me where I can buy some new roof gutter trim for my mk5 ? I've been on E.Kent Trim's website and whilst they have a listing for it, it's out of stock. Any where else stock this stuff?? Looking for new not 2nd hand. Thanks.
  17. If this ( https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ford-cortina-mk5-1-6l-5-speed-low-mileage/264374704870?hash=item3d8df5dae6:g:Fv4AAOSw9T9dEKol ) sells for what it's bid at the moment then the above 2.0GL is an absolute steal?!
  18. Nice looking mk5 here?...…… https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-cortina-mk5-2-0-gl/223552965611?hash=item340ccb8beb:g:c-YAAOSwnJVdBQcj NCTS
  19. Wow, that looks very nice!!
  20. What now, are they good or need paint/powder-coating? Have you got nuts to go with them?
  21. That sounds about right. I was thinking similar. That first link for the e-bay ones isn't that far off the mark I suppose?
  22. Very nice set here...… https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Cortina-Ghia-Mk4-Mk5-13x5-5j-Alloy-Wheels-Capri-Escort-Fiesta-Mk1-Mk2-Mk3/173645033461?hash=item286e0ceff5:g:wewAAOSwgVJb7y2u:rk:8:pf:0 …..or 2 here if you can collect.... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-cortina-ghia-alloy-wheels-tyres/183630561526?hash=item2ac13c00f6:g:CF8AAOSwe9VcN8RG:rk:2:pf:1 What are Ghia wheels worth these days?
  23. A better ad than the Doc's maybe?! Nice looking car, I personally wouldn't let the MOT history put me off....but it does give you an idea as to what bits of the car need a thorough inspection.
  24. It is a shame really, proper pictures would attract proper interest? Some car dealers show great pictures that WILL sell a car, I myself have bought cars without actually seeing the car in the flesh/metal...………..the Doc's pictures look good as art-work, but I suspect they're not a true perspective of the actual item for sale?
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