[Cortina-list] Mk1 LoCort door removal

JL Fonseca locortjody at earthlink.net
Sat Dec 1 18:37:34 UTC 2012


Hah, Try a Continental MKII.. doors are close to 300!

-----Original Message-----
>From: cortinaphil at cox.net
>Sent: Nov 30, 2012 6:25 PM
>To: cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com
>Subject: Re: [Cortina-list] Mk1 LoCort door removal
>
>Try a Lincoln Mk V sometime, must weigh 125 easy.
>
>
>---- John Miller <jem at milleredp.com> wrote: 
>> On 11/30/2012 11:52 AM, cortinaphil at cox.net wrote:
>> > Without a helper, I always support the center of the door on a floor jack with a rag in between,
>> 
>> Yeah, pads around the door opening, consider removing one bolt and 
>> screwing in a longer bolt with the head cut off as a guide so that when 
>> you remove the others you can lift the door off smoothly without 
>> worrying about it slipping.
>> 
>> My very limited experience with lesser Cortinas says that while they're 
>> fairly small, Cortina doors are NOT particularly light relative to other 
>> vehicles of their size...
>> 
>> John.
>> 
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