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posted on 7/8/19 at 04:21 PM Reply With Quote
Mk1 cortina axle vs Escort axle

Is a Mk1 cortina axle the same as a Mk1/2 escort axle n so much as halfshafts ,diff etc and can backplates,drums etc be swapped ?..
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pmc_3

posted on 7/8/19 at 08:59 PM Reply With Quote
I think Cortina might be wider
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JAG

posted on 8/8/19 at 09:43 AM Reply With Quote
I agree - Cortina axle is a couple of inches wider.





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chillis

posted on 9/8/19 at 05:58 PM Reply With Quote
I've just measured mk1 Escort casing across the flanges 48"
mk2 Cortina across the flanges 47 1/2" both without half shafts though I remember the Escort halfshafts were a little too long for the Cortina axle





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