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Originally Posted by OG
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My Cortina was a 1.3 Base - OMG that was under powered but I still loved it.
Hardly, it was 10yrs old, cost 300, and insurance was 180. A ten yr old car then wasn't the rust free cars you have

When I tell my kids the price of the insurance for a 2 litre they go wow, wish it was that cheap nowadays. But if you think I was on 40 a week then, it was four and a half weeks wages. My 16yr old son is getting 150 a week now, so todays equivalent would be 675. Still cheap by what they pay today I guess, but not that cheap.

I always said I've love a MkIII with MkV suspension, that would be the ultimate Cortina cos the MkIII back end was all over the place. I did like the dash and all the flick switches they had was like a cockpit. Remember the foot operated wash/wipe

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