1967 Ford CortinaReview
Good Car For Its Time. — My first car after passing my test. It had a twin carb' fitted by the previous owner, so drank fuel. It also had a short throw gear shift, which was great from the lights!!!! A typical 60's Ford though, rusted to buggery. Ended up scrapping it.
Primary Use: Commuting to work
Pros: Was a red Mk 2 Cortina, I wanted one.
Cons: No rustproofing
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