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Howdy all i was wondering if any one know if the cortina 2L motor (70's/80's) will bolt straight in to a 79/80 modell escourt ??? it currently has a standard 1.6L motor in it with a 4 speed muannal behind it.

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From memory, sump and oil pickup are different. Apart from that, the engine will bolt in.

You may need to do a minor mod to the radiator surround to fit it though... 2L esky's had the radiator more forward than the 1.6's

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Have a look at:

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