Ford Cortina MK3 GXL restoration Episode 49 PT 3A

trim fitting, trim alignment, panel gap alignment . Sorry about the delay we are back on with the restoration but on less days. We are coming close to being finished on the shell, perhaps by EP49 pt 6 we may be there, sorry about the sub sections but im planning part 50 to be the dipping video.

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Ford Cortina Mk3
A tribute to one of my favourite cars, the Ford Cortina Mark 3 of the 1970s. Between 1978 and 1981 I owned two of these, one good, one not so good! The cars were made between 1970 and 1976, and underwent a facelift in 1973, gaining the rectangular headlights on top end models and a plastic grille on all. Inside, the dashboard was altered from a sloping design to one that faced the driver, which continued almost unchanged into the plainer looking, straight-edged Cortina Mk4 which replaced this car. The Cortina Mk3's profile was significantly raised in recent times when one was featured in the 2006 BBC TV series, 'Life On Mars'.





Ford Cortina MK3 GXL Restoration Video Episode 49 PT4
construction of vehicle rotisserie, clean up of welds, A panel final repairs, Chassis front curve fabrication and repair





1971 Ford Cortina MK3 GXL Restoration Video Episode 49 PTs 8 & 9
here we work on the shell even more, some engine work, general tidy up of welds, clean up the engine block and begin engine rebuild





Cortina Mk3 rescue mission. PT1
Tracking down an abondoned Mk3 2 Door GXL Auto Cortina.




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