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  • Project Cars: Gavin’s Cosworth Cortina

    Project Cars: Gavin’s Cosworth Cortina

    30th June 2020

    New gear for Gavin’s two-door Cosworth Cortina project, as he steps up the quality and direction with the new fuel system. I find it intriguing what influences the build of a car. I guess the most common influences are from relatives,…

  • Project Cars: Ade Brannan’s Mk2 Granada

    Project Cars: Ade Brannan’s Mk2 Granada

    29th June 2020

    With the autobox not liking long, hot trips, the cooling system comes in for some fettling on Ade Brannan’s Mk2 Granada. Recently myself, Simon and the Granada embarked on the Classic Ford Tour to Germany. The cooling system wasn’t particularly…

  • Project Cars: Ben’s Mk1 Cortina turbo pt.5

    Project Cars: Ben’s Mk1 Cortina turbo pt.5

    25th June 2020

    Another month, another flurry of grinding sparks and pretty blue lights from the welder open the Cortina turbo project — this time at the hands of Gary Martin. Following on from last month’s update, I left you with a nice…

  • Project Cars: Ade’s Mk2 Granada

    Project Cars: Ade’s Mk2 Granada

    22nd June 2020

    Nice one, top one, sorted: Ade Brannan’s Mk2 Granada stars in a film about rave culture in 1990s Glasgow. With the Mk2 Granada’s cooling system given a once over it wasn’t long before it was put to work. And by…

  • Our Cars: Racin’ Jason’s Mk2 Cortina project pt.7

    Our Cars: Racin’ Jason’s Mk2 Cortina project pt.7

    16th June 2020

    After a few last-minute issues, the Mk2 Cortina project makes it first run out in years — just in time for breakfast. You know the saying, ‘All good things come to an end’. After close to a year now, TJ…

  • Our Cars: Ben’s Mk1 Cortina project pt.4

    Our Cars: Ben’s Mk1 Cortina project pt.4

    15th June 2020

    A bigger engine, gearbox and axle mean lots of extra work for Ben and his Mk1 Cortina project, but he can finally see the end of the main fabrication work in sight. Well, it’s still bloody cold— I really must…

  • Project Cars: Racin’ Jason’s Cortina Mk2 pt.6

    Project Cars: Racin’ Jason’s Cortina Mk2 pt.6

    13th June 2020

    All the small things… It’s just a few frustrating details that are stopping the Cortina Mk2 returning to the road to catch the Australian Spring. It’s always the way. Just as you come to the end of a build, the…

  • Project Cars: JJ’s Mk2 Escort aka The Mutt

    Project Cars: JJ’s Mk2 Escort aka The Mutt

    8th June 2020

    All hail The Mutt. It’s finished a rally, mostly sideways, and without any damage, too! We’re out of the shed! We’ve decided to get a move on and get the car ready to go back out on the rally stages…

  • Project Cars: Racin Jason’s Mk2 Cortina pt.5

    Project Cars: Racin Jason’s Mk2 Cortina pt.5

    6th June 2020

    Bring out the marigolds, it’s time to give the rodent-infested interior of Racin Jason’s Mk2 Cortina a deep clean, and add in some creature comforts, too. The long winter here in Adelaide has been a perfect opportunity to get the interior…

  • Project Cars: Ade Brannan’s Mk2 Granada

    Project Cars: Ade Brannan’s Mk2 Granada

    4th June 2020

    With fresh ATF fluid and fingers firmly crossed, Ade sets out on a mega European roadtrip in the Mk2 Granada 2.8 Ghia. I might have only owned this car for a few months, but they’ve been action packed! Starting with importing…