FORD CORTINA MK1 2 DOOR ESTATE V8 HOTROD
Sale price: £6,300.00 make an offer
Pending offersDate: 2014-04-18
Graham (from Colchester) offered usd
Graham offered usd
Technical specifications, photos and description:
|Drive side:||Right-hand drive|
|Exterior:||Alloy Wheels, Tow Bar, Tuning|
|In-Car Audio:||AM/FM Stereo, CD Player|
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FORD CORTINA MK1 2 DOOR ESTATE V8 HOTROD for sale
I have for sale my ford Cortina mk1 estate. this has been owned and cherished by myself for the last 4 + years. it is the ONLY mk1 Cortina 2 door estate on the road in the uk. Its been shown many many times and won trophies over the years. Its been built to the highest possible standard and looks factory finish. all panel gaps. body lines e. t. c. are all perfect. The car has been modified in the engine department too. its fitted with a fully rebuilt rover 3500cc v8. that has been fitted with an high lift camshaft. this is mated to a bmw auto box. that has overdrive. The car starts. runs and drives as you would expect . . . superb . . it needs nothing . . . only driving and enjoying ! . . . its taxed (this is free as its and historic vehicle). and it passed its mot last month with flying colours. So all in all ready to drive away and take you anywhere !
The spec is as follows :-
Cortina estate. professional 2 door conversion. using all steel panels.
Inner wing to bulkhead import spec strut supports
correctly registered with dvla as a Cortina 3500cc
Front end has been fitted with coil over kits. nti roll bar system
Rear end is 2. 8i capri leaf springs with shock absorber conversion
English type fitted with escort rs2000 3. 54 ratio diff
Front is 3. 0 capri discs and calipers
Rear has been converted using Granada calipers. and escort discs
Remote servo fitted to the under wing area
Capri 3. 0 steering rack
Modified Cortina mk1 steering colum
Front : 5j x 15"
Rear : 6j x 15"
195/45 r15 all round. nearly new
Rover 3500cc v8. fully rebuilt. high lift camshaft
Holly 4 barrel carb
Chevy rocker covers
Edelbrock air cleaner
4 branch exhaust manifolds
electronic ignition system
larger capacity radiator
Wooden rimmed steering wheel
Mk1 Cortina standard seats (fronts have covers fitted)
Stereo/cd player fitted
Niggles to be sorted (it is nearly 50 ! )
Front seats need recovering. hence covers fitted
Speedo don't work. I always use a sat nav
MINOR body imperfections as shown in the pics
Exhaust touches the body slightly when riding over speed bumps . . . . . bl@@dly thing !
I have surely missed some bits out of this listing that has slipped my memory over the years. hence if there is anything you would like to know that I have not covered please call me on 07792 682 633 . . . anytime on the weekends. or after 5pm in the week as im at work until then.
CASH ON COLLECTION. NO MESSERS. TIMEWASTERS OR DAY DREAMERS . . . . IF YOU WANT TO TEST DRIVE BRING THE CASH WITH YOU ALONG WITH PROOF OF I. D AND INSURANCE THAT COVERS YOU TO DRIVE MY CAR FOR ITS FULL VALUE
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Comments and questions to the seller:from John Pearce, dated 02 april 2014
Just checking re your Cortina Estate - is it as good as it looks. I would have to travel from Kent to view and i dont want to waste your time or mine. Really like to know - rust issues, condition of subframe body and paint. Please be square with me as i am very interested in a solid car, and i have years of experience with classics and will be coming with my mate John a classic car mechanic to view and check the car if it is worth the trip. Are there any issues i need to be aware of, i know its an old Ford but if i am forewarned then i can be prepared for the problems. Not afraid of hard work, just hate welding. Do you have any further photographs. Regards John 07958401258
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