Welcome to the Australian Ford Forums forum.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and inserts advertising. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features without post based advertising banners. Registration is simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.

Please Note: All new registrations go through a manual approval queue to keep spammers out. This is checked twice each day so there will be a delay before your registration is activated.

Go Back   Australian Ford Forums > Ford Australia Vehicles > Small and Mid Sized Cars > Escort, Cortina, Sierra and Capri

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 21-03-2023, 09:31 AM   #1
Aus911
Regular Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Northgate QLD
Posts: 33
Question Cortina MK2 Jacking

Hi All,
I am a new proud owner of a 1968 Mk2 Cortina, it needs a fair bit of work and I dont want to generate any extra work.
I have been jacking the front of the car from under the front cross member which works great. Please let me know if this is an issue.
To jack the rear I was considering jacking under the diff.
Has anyone had any problems jacking the rear from under the diff?
If yes, where do you recommend to jack from?

Cheers
Ray
Aus911 is offline   Reply With Quote Multi-Quote with this Post
Old 21-03-2023, 09:59 AM   #2
simon varley
FF.Com.Au Hardcore
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 2,778
Technical Contributor: For members who share their technical expertise. - Issue reason: Bringing sanity to the Everest threads. 
Default Re: Cortina MK2 Jacking

the front should be fine. that's how I jack my Escort and doesn't seem to be giving any issues. I'd be cautious about jacking the rear from the diff housing though, it'snot designed to take the whole weight of the car bending from the middle. I jack the Escort from under the springs, or from the wheel end of the axle tube
simon varley is offline   Reply With Quote Multi-Quote with this Post
2 users like this post:
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +11. The time now is 10:56 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Other than what is legally copyrighted by the respective owners, this site is copyright www.fordforums.com.au
Positive SSL