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by xr7g428
Yesterday, 09:37
Forum: By Popular Demand! Show Us Your Cougar!
Topic: 1970 Houndstooth Cougar
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Re: 1970 Houndstooth Cougar

Nice! Those were really classy Cougars. The hounds tooth still looks great.
by xr7g428
13 Jun 2018, 17:55
Forum: The Garage
Topic: Telemarketers Robo callers and other criminals
Replies: 11
Views: 201

Re: Telemarketers Robo callers and other criminals

I get fake IRS, fake lawsuit, card services, free health insurance, resort awards center, and a number of AC service and other BS that are all robo callers. Two land lines plus a cell phone, all on DNC list. Then I get the fake Microsoft, fake free back support / knee brace, and cleaning service (sh...
by xr7g428
13 Jun 2018, 17:04
Forum: The Garage
Topic: Telemarketers Robo callers and other criminals
Replies: 11
Views: 201

Telemarketers Robo callers and other criminals

I get about a dozen or so calls every day from ever conceivable sort of criminal. In particular I despise the robo calls with voice recognition. If you say are you a robot they will answer back that they are real. So I either say something like "do you have banana squirrel apocalyptic herpes?" or ju...
by xr7g428
13 Jun 2018, 16:56
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 13k Miles
Replies: 4
Views: 207

Re: 13k Miles

When I restored my '67 XR7 GT the speedo was broken so I reset it to 00000. I think others do that on restored cars, so it could be 13K since restoration completed.
by xr7g428
13 Jun 2018, 16:54
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: OK this is a weird one..fuel light always on!
Replies: 7
Views: 118

Re: OK this is a weird one..fuel light always on!

You moved the prove out lead from the starter side of the solenoid to the battery side.
by xr7g428
13 Jun 2018, 14:09
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Torque Box - evaluation
Replies: 12
Views: 306

Re: Torque Box - evaluation

Ah Michigan.... They teach rust repair in the schools there. A shop in Arizona would call in FEMA if faced with that.
by xr7g428
12 Jun 2018, 14:18
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 68 Stereo speakers
Replies: 20
Views: 315

Re: 68 Stereo speakers

Ironic huh... Used to be lots of things. LOL!
by xr7g428
12 Jun 2018, 11:31
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 68 Stereo speakers
Replies: 20
Views: 315

Re: 68 Stereo speakers

You are absolutely right! My bad. The '68 G that Propayne now owns had what looked like factory rear speaker wire in it and the rear window defog and I misremembered it. Sorry for the confusion!
by xr7g428
11 Jun 2018, 17:08
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Need advice on my bumper bracket bolt stripping..
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Need advice on my bumper bracket bolt stripping..

Brian be sure to run a tap through it first to clean it up. The nut is hardened and the bolt is not so it usually strips the bolt not the nut.
by xr7g428
11 Jun 2018, 14:41
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 68 Stereo speakers
Replies: 20
Views: 315

Re: 68 Stereo speakers

All '68s came with the wiring in place for rear speakers and a fader (the strange triangular connector under the driver side dash). They were not offered from the factory but were a very popular dealer installed option.