Tech Spec

Classic Ford - - MK1 CORTINA -

Body

1966 Cortina two-door Aeroflow, ex­port­spec, re­stored shell, early grille, quar­ter bumpers, side re­peater side­lights.

Paint: Er­mine White with Sher­wood Green stripe

En­gine

2-litre Fo­cus ST170 Zetec, Mikuni 38 mm bike carbs on a port-matched cus­tom al­loy in­let, chromed air fil­ters, Ch­ester Sportscars ig­ni­tion map us­ing NODIZ con­troller with Blue­tooth dis­play, Retro Ford Ltd al­loy rear-bowl sump, cus­tom en­gine mounts onto chas­sis rails, Retro Ford Ltd water rail, light­weight fly­wheel and al­ter­na­tor kit, Ash­ley 4-2-1 mild steel ex­haust man­i­fold, Pow­er­flow 2.5 inch stain­less steel ex­haust sys­tem, orig­i­nal ra­di­a­tor with large header tank, sil­i­cone hoses, 12 inch elec­tric fan.

Power: 185 bhp at 6800 rpm

Trans­mis­sion

Type-9 five speed with quick­shift, heavy-duty clutch, ca­ble clutch ac­tu­a­tion, English back axle with 3.7:1 fi­nal-drive ra­tio

Sus­pen­sion

Front: Capri struts with ad­justable spring plat­forms and 2.25 inch coil springs, Old Ford Auto Ser­vices front sus­pen­sion kit with ad­justable track con­trol arms and com­pres­sion struts, Es­cort 2.9:1-ra­tio steer­ing rack

Rear: Capri 2.8i leaf springs, ad­justable dampers, poly­bushes

Brakes

Front: 2.8 Capri 2.8i vented and grooved discs and M16 cal­lipers. Rear: Cortina 9 inch drums

Wheels And Tyres

7x13 inch banded Ford steels fit­ted with 185/60R13 tyres

In­te­rior

Re­caro seats, Aldridge Trim­ming door cards, GT in­stru­ment clus­ter fit­ted with af­ter­mar­ket gauges, 1600E steer­ing wheel

Thanks

Aldridge Trim­ming (www.aldridge. co.uk), Old Ford Auto Ser­vices (www. old­for­dau­tos.co.uk), Retro Ford Ltd (www.retro-ford.co.uk)

Con­tact: Ch­ester Sportscars, 01244 822244, www.chester­sportscars.co.uk

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