[Cortina-list] Mk1 LoCort door removal

cortinaphil at cox.net cortinaphil at cox.net
Sat Dec 1 18:54:53 UTC 2012


I actually adjusted one once, it was at least double the 70's lincolns.

---- JL Fonseca <locortjody at earthlink.net> wrote: 
> Hah, Try a Continental MKII.. doors are close to 300!
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: cortinaphil at cox.net
> >Sent: Nov 30, 2012 6:25 PM
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> >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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