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A chap I met a few weeks ago had another visit to SA and met up with Mr basil green himself He got chatting to basil and asked him a question for me which was How many mk3 cortina perana's did he produce Basil said they produced 6 cars total and they was only prototype cars that got sold off I had h...
- Wed 24 Feb 2016, 09:14
- Forum: Heads Up/What I discovered
- Topic: MK 3 Cortina Perana
- Replies: 16
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Huge pity, the V6 taken out, replaced by a V8. When I see this I really wonder why there is this huge trend here to NOT restore but rather resto mod any originality out of cars. I must admit to considering putting a v8 into my mark three but only considered it for a short while lol My car is going ...
I've decided that I won't be restoring the perana myself and had a chap come road Thursday to look at it He's happy he can achieve a concourse finish so the car goes to his shop at the end of October once there is a spare four post He also said he's happy for me to go down when ever I like to get in...
It's the 2 ltr pinto mateIndianaJones wrote:Very nice project, is this a 1600? Pinto or Kent?
We didn't get any 2 door Cortina's from the Mk3 onwards in SA.
We got the two doors but you got the v6's
Nice to have the best of both
Just a shame they where never combined lol
Starting the welding on the two door today I was going to sell it but I've changed my mind I'm going to restore it to a low standard as I need a car on the road so please don't look at it and think oh is this the treatment the perana is going to get because there's restoring a car and there's puttin...