Simon Rankin

  • Simon Rankin replied to the topic Engine Number in the forum Essex Engine 1 year, 3 months ago

    Thanks Kim really appreciate that

    The upgraded V6 I acquired came with an inlet manifold for a single carb it looks like. Seems odd. I’m wanting to put the inlet manifold, which has a Weber 38DGAS, onto the upgraded and apart from a few modifications required to fit should this be a problem. Also just out of interest how easy are inlet m…[Read more]

  • Hi everyone

    New on here and I’m actually in UK

    Recently purchased a SA Cortina MK3 GT Big Six. The original Essex needed a head gasket change and overhaul but I found and bought a NOS Essex. This is a Samcor engine with hydraulic lifters. What I understand is the engine has Cologne 2.8 Rockers, extra oil feed, different exhaust manifolds, d…[Read more]

  • Simon Rankin became a registered member 1 year, 3 months ago