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  Topic: Compression loss in two cylinders
dfonseka_

Replies: 2
Views: 131

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:55 pm   Subject: Compression loss in two cylinders
I have a 1600 kent engine and completely rebuilt the motor about 2000miles ago (new rings, bearings, laped valves, engine hone etc.)Today, I did a compression test and noticed that cylinder 1 and 2 a ...
  Topic: 1600 Kent Engine Won't Run
dfonseka_

Replies: 6
Views: 238

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:35 pm   Subject: 1600 Kent Engine Won't Run
My suspicion is a vacuum leak somewhere. Now, when cold, it'll start but it needs throttle continuously so it won't die. Doesn't need a lot but enough to keep it from dying. Maybe I didn't clean the j ...
  Topic: 1600 Kent Engine Won't Run
dfonseka_

Replies: 6
Views: 238

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:15 pm   Subject: 1600 Kent Engine Won't Run
I put a new intake manifold gasket, took of the carb and cleaned the jets and put a new gasket in. I was able to get it started but it takes a lot of cranking for it to do so, even when it's up to tem ...
  Topic: 1600 Kent Engine Won't Run
dfonseka_

Replies: 6
Views: 238

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:25 pm   Subject: 1600 Kent Engine Won't Run
Checked the fuel pump and it's working as it should. Fuel is only about 2 weeks old
  Topic: 1600 Kent Engine Won't Run
dfonseka_

Replies: 6
Views: 238

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:22 pm   Subject: 1600 Kent Engine Won't Run
Hi there,
My '69 Ford Cortina 1600GT was sitting on my driveway and decided to pull into the garage. It started and ran fine and once I pulled in, I shut it off. Later on I started it again, reverse ...
  Topic: Cortina Mk2 Transmission
dfonseka_

Replies: 8
Views: 490

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:03 am   Subject: Cortina Mk2 Transmission
Hi Greg,
I recently did go to a fellow out in Surrey! I was in contact with one of the past owners of my car and he knew this guy. He had a couple of parts and luckily had one rebuilt 2000e gearbox t ...
  Topic: Cortina Mk2 Transmission
dfonseka_

Replies: 8
Views: 490

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:05 pm   Subject: Cortina Mk2 Transmission
Thanks a lot of the opinions and sources to buy from. I'll definitely check them out!
  Topic: Possibly breaking 2000E box
dfonseka_

Replies: 29
Views: 1209

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:04 pm   Subject: Possibly breaking 2000E box
Haven't really been driving it hard. I guess it's just age. I don't really have a whole lot of money to spend. And most gear sets I've been seeing are $1500+! Although they're very close ratio gear se ...
  Topic: Cortina Mk2 Transmission
dfonseka_

Replies: 8
Views: 490

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:43 am   Subject: Cortina Mk2 Transmission
My transmission decided to go and I've got to replace it/fix. However, after talking to some people I've come up with a few options and now I'm left confused.
Here are the options -
1. Fix and rebui ...
  Topic: Possibly breaking 2000E box
dfonseka_

Replies: 29
Views: 1209

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:03 pm   Subject: Possibly breaking 2000E box
Lots of pictures nice! Always good to have something to visualize.

I'm using the standard Cortina GT Box.

as seen here,

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/922/ToZaKF.jpg

I have a ...
  Topic: Possibly breaking 2000E box
dfonseka_

Replies: 29
Views: 1209

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:54 pm   Subject: Possibly breaking 2000E box
I'm the one who posted this ad -
https://i.imgur.com/UNbYbxwl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/RAoJPI0l.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/ped0tuvl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/Anh5u0rl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/WNHbwivl. ...
  Topic: New young guy (from Vancouver)
dfonseka_

Replies: 5
Views: 312

PostForum: Member Introductions   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:36 pm   Subject: New young guy (from Vancouver)
Ah yes, the plate was off the Red/Gold Cortina. Basically my father was in search of a Cortina once he sold his Triumph Herald and a guy here in Mission had two MK1s - the red/gold and a white one. He ...
  Topic: New young guy (from Vancouver)
dfonseka_

Replies: 5
Views: 312

PostForum: Member Introductions   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:27 pm   Subject: New young guy (from Vancouver)
Can't thank you enough for leading me here! Will be happy to learn more about these cars
Cheers!
  Topic: New young guy (from Vancouver)
dfonseka_

Replies: 5
Views: 312

PostForum: Member Introductions   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:53 pm   Subject: New young guy (from Vancouver)
Hello everyone!

My name is Daniel and I live near Vancouver (Fraser Valley).


At 16 years of age, I picked up my father's love of old English classics and since he has a 1966 Ford Cortina MK1, ...
  Topic: Ford 2000e/Bullet Transmission
dfonseka_

Replies: 0
Views: 216

PostForum: Wanted   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:37 pm   Subject: Ford 2000e/Bullet Transmission
Hi there,

I've got a 1969 Ford Cortina 1600GT and just recently 1st gear on my transmission blew. It clunks really badly in 1st. All the other gears work fine and I can take off In 2nd but that's ...
 
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