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by marnus
Thu 10 Jan 2019, 15:59
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Wanted - Ford Essex V6 3.4 Litre Intake Manifold
Replies: 1
Views: 259

Re: Wanted - Ford Essex V6 3.4 Litre Intake Manifold

Hi Paul

If not mistaken the 3.0 V6 intake is the same, except for the EFI models and 2.5l models
by marnus
Mon 26 Nov 2018, 08:16
Forum: Technical
Topic: Cortina bakkie newbie questions..
Replies: 8
Views: 1160

Re: Cortina bakkie newbie questions..

I would rather see that Ford running a bow tie V8 than a lexus. To fit the lexus, you would need to change a lot more to make it run. Electricals, fuel delivery To run the 302, minor mods to be made. a stock 302 will be able to run on the stock fuel lines. basically just plumbing, motor mounts, exha...
by marnus
Mon 19 Nov 2018, 11:31
Forum: Technical
Topic: Cortina bakkie newbie questions..
Replies: 8
Views: 1160

Re: Cortina bakkie newbie questions..

there was a 2.5 diesel model, but very few not sure what motor it was running
by marnus
Mon 19 Nov 2018, 11:29
Forum: Technical
Topic: Cortina bakkie newbie questions..
Replies: 8
Views: 1160

Re: Cortina bakkie newbie questions..

The autobox used was the Ford C3 box. Some say the 5spd manual had T5 boxes, i've also seen some 5spd models with the same box used on the couriers. But the type9 sierra box has some nice ratios for final drive, very similar to the Toyota W58 just alot weaker than the W58 My dad had a 3.0 Cortina LD...
by marnus
Mon 19 Nov 2018, 11:22
Forum: Indroduce yourself/Welcome to new members
Topic: Hi there
Replies: 2
Views: 987

Re: Hi there

Welcome! Must say a good looking cortina was never a bad thing, especially if it had a nice 289/302 under the hood
by marnus
Tue 06 Nov 2018, 16:05
Forum: Restoration
Topic: V8 ford capri project
Replies: 162
Views: 29321

Re: V8 ford capri project

Standard C4 Ratios are 1 2.46 2 1.46 3 1 Reverse 2.18 rear axle ratio of 2.92/3.08/3.36 should give you a nice ride without breaking the diff With 225/50/15 and a 3.08 ratio at 4500rpm you should reach 165Km/h in final drive 1st 68 Km/h 2nd 108Km/h 3rd 165 Km/h With 225/50/15 and a 2.92 ratio at 450...
by marnus
Tue 06 Nov 2018, 10:04
Forum: Restoration
Topic: V8 ford capri project
Replies: 162
Views: 29321

Re: V8 ford capri project

That axle also seems to be a bakkie one, the shocks would mount on the bracket clamping the leafs. One can always get a bearing kit, and check the crown&pinion for wear, new oil and seals, 4x108 side shafts and all this you can probably get from Interspares. Can always do a disc brake conversion? I ...
by marnus
Thu 01 Nov 2018, 10:31
Forum: Indroduce yourself/Welcome to new members
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 3
Views: 1609

Re: Introduction

Welcome Johnny!
by marnus
Mon 29 Oct 2018, 10:28
Forum: Restoration
Topic: V8 ford capri project
Replies: 162
Views: 29321

Re: V8 ford capri project

The Dash is looking good
by marnus
Tue 23 Oct 2018, 14:26
Forum: Indroduce yourself/Welcome to new members
Topic: New Member Intro
Replies: 5
Views: 1831

Re: New Member Intro

Welcome!