Mk3 Cortina question for the older Ford guys

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Clint
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Mk3 Cortina question for the older Ford guys

Post by Clint » Fri 26 Sep 2014, 11:29

Hi Guys,

I've been toying with the idea of doing up a 3lt Mk 3 Cortina bakkie as a daily driver & keep seeing 3 different grill / head light combinations. Does anyone remember what the differances were between the three? I'm guessing double round head light GT, rectangle head light Giha equivilant & single round head light base model? I'm assuming the grills & headlight combo's are all interchangeable. I think a double headlight GT bakkie would look the part!
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Re: Mk3 Cortina question for the older Ford guys

Post by chevy38 » Fri 26 Sep 2014, 12:49

as far as i know the early base models came out with the single round headlight first with a aliminium grill then later changed to a plastic grill, the double headlight was the GT version and the rectangular headlight was the XLE, I am under correction but they are interchangeable

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Re: Mk3 Cortina question for the older Ford guys

Post by IndianaJones » Fri 26 Sep 2014, 13:36

The double round headlight(GT) version is the rarest of the bunch, in SA.

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Re: Mk3 Cortina question for the older Ford guys

Post by ZA Perana » Sun 28 Sep 2014, 19:02

chevy38 wrote:as far as i know the early base models came out with the single round headlight first with a aliminium grill then later changed to a plastic grill, the double headlight was the GT version and the rectangular headlight was the XLE, I am under correction but they are interchangeable
Totally correct based on what I know. :D
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Re: Mk3 Cortina question for the older Ford guys

Post by Clint » Mon 29 Sep 2014, 11:31

Thanks for the feedback guys :D

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