Tag Archives: Suspension

Suspension and Brakes Finished

Been a couple of months since I posted but plenty has been happening since then. Coronavirus has meant my work has closed and so I’m temporarily out of a job until the pandemic has passed. Lots of time to work … Continue reading

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Suspension back in

With the wiring almost complete, I’ve started putting the car back together. First stop was to get some suspension back under it. All of my suspension pieces have previously been sandblasted and powder coated and the diff was sandblasted, rebuilt … Continue reading

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Suspension

I had Suspension Concepts at Wyong reset a set of rear leaf springs. They inverted the top leaf and added an extra leaf. It should sit a few inches lower now. They gave them a coat of paint but They … Continue reading

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Steering Wheel & Ball Joints

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Finally got back to the car after a few health issues put me back a few weeks. Over the last couple of months I have been restoring my original steering wheel and today I finished painting it. Unfortunately there was … Continue reading

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More parts

The last couple of weeks have seen the roof stripped back and more parts being collected. I got all my parts back from powder coating and they look awesome. Most are still wrapped up but I got a few out … Continue reading

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More parts

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Not much work on the car this weekend but I did take some time to sort through a load of parts that arrived from the Cortina Owners Club last week. The owners club in the UK are awesome and with … Continue reading

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Suspension goodies

Received my new SPAX adjustable front and rear shock absorbers today. Can’t wait to start assembling stuff.

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Parts

This afternoon I prepared a load of parts to be taken to the powder coater. I already took one load of interior parts a few months back and have been collecting all the rest of the parts to be cleaned … Continue reading

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All in

The more I thought about all the things I wanted to do to the car, the more I decided that the best plan of attack would be to go all in on a full ground up nut and bolt restoration. … Continue reading

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