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Diff and rear brakes

Started building up the rear brakes on the diff. Was a bit annoyed that when I pulled all my brake parts out that the Cortina Club had sent me one correct and one incorrect rear brake cylinder so I could … Continue reading

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Body Shop

The car has now been at the body shop for a few months now. It’s been fully stripped. After inspection we determined that it would be best to order some new panels so I made a list and purchased a … Continue reading

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Body Work

It’s been a while since I’ve posted as we’ve been selling our house. Today though the car headed off to the body shop. The plan is to sand and dust blast the body completely, make any repairs and then paint … Continue reading

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Steering Box & Interior

I decided to have a crack at rebuilding my steering box. I can see why I was warned not to! Spent a bit of time chasing ball bearings around the garage but ultimately got it all back together and shimmed … Continue reading

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Door Handles

I reassembled all my door handles on the weekend. The handles have been re-chromed and the internals re-plated. Due to the chroming process they didn’t go back as well as planned and a couple of holes will need to be … Continue reading

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Door cards and seat covers

My new door cards and seat covers arrived this week from Aldridge Trimming in the UK. I unpacked the front door cards just to check them out and am very impressed with the quality. I had to send my rear … Continue reading

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Engine and Steering Wheel

My engine arrived on Friday. This is second time attempting delivery. The first was with TNT. Worst company ever to deal with and my advice to anyone contemplating sending something with special instructions via TNT is simple – DON’T! The … Continue reading

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