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I Would Love To Own Another One — My vehicle hade a powerful yet simple engine, simple seats, the headlights was not very effective, the brakes was good, the gear box was most inviting. It needed alot of body work thou. I like the design cause it favored a muscle (classic). Its stood proud on the road when you look at it. The dash board was upgradable, wide tires, big trunk, hard car, the back seat was very comfortable thou. Side mirrors were kind of boring. But I really like the car. I still have dimensions on a CD to customize the body, WOW, that was so long ago

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Great car, I love to drive it

Cons: The fault was the trunk used to drop after some time

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1982 Ford Cortina Crusader — I have to say, I'm proud to be old enough to have owned a Ford Cortina. In their day, there was nothing to touch them. Bullet proof in every way. My 1.3 Crusader could have done with morepower, but it did the job! Crusader specification gave 'Ghia' type wood cappings to the doors and special 'Pin striping' to the bodywork.

Pros: Specificaion

Cons: Last version of a great car

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Ford Cortina — it handles well for its and the price i bought it for...$250 with new tires and extracted...manifold rusted off...and it just keeps going...revs high and the engine responds well to that. repairs: gearbox...the ball went in it...the rear drum brake was seized...alternator...seat belt... performance...still does 0 - 100km/h in 6.5 seconds 2L 4 speed manual

Pros: 2L 4 cyl, 4 speed manual

Cons: repairs....getting parts

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2.3 V6 For Cortina. The 1980's Personified. — It's a real 80's icon complete with 2.3 V6 guzzler engine, Ghia trim, and black vinyl roof. Perfect for playing Howard Jones cassettes in (yes it has a cassette player). The comfiest seats I've ever sat in. Handles like a blancmange! This ain't no rocket- ship. You really need to keep on top of the bodywork on these old girls as they rot like dead wood. If you can, check the VIN plate. If it has german writing, then you're onto a winner (they used better steel than the UK versions). You won't pull no birds with this thing though, and be prepared for loads of dreamers offering to buy it and never doing anything..........

Pros: Iconic

Cons: Rust, rust and rust.

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My First Real Car! — Retro style,165 tyres great fun in the rain. Every one ripped me for owning it but I loved it even more for that. It started life as my gramps 1.6 crusader YFR488Y if any one knows were she is now I would love to buy her back!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: big fun in rain

Cons: its a cortina!

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1981 Ford Cortina Reviews

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1978 Ford Cortina Reviews

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1977 Ford Cortina Reviews

Good For Sitting On The Warm Bonnet On A Cold Night And Enjoy A Bit Of Stargazing. By Shannon161

It was a lovely satin spruce green barge with chrome bits. The Cortinas can't take corners !! But, if you were lucky and had one with the good cross flow engine went really fast in a straight line !! ... Read More

1976 Ford Cortina Reviews

Td Cortina By Micheal

Well whats there to say about the cortina it's a really fun car to drive you can give it hell and it'll start every time doesn't give me any problems, The best thing is no one wants to steal it cause ... Read More

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