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by xr7g428
Today, 14:33
Forum: Ride of the Month
Topic: The January 2019 Ride of the Month is Steve Alan's '70 Eliminator
Replies: 10
Views: 426

Re: The January 2019 Ride of the Month is Steve Alan's '70 Eliminator

And as they say, THE REST OF THE STORY! 402|452|2019|4483.jpg Better than New! Like many of us, Steve Cyrankowski got the Cougar bug at an early age. He grew up in western New York, where he still lives. Back in the early 70's his friends were all into muscle cars. There were lots of great rides, th...
by xr7g428
Today, 13:04
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: New member new project
Replies: 3
Views: 37

Re: New member new project

Welcome! It looks like you are not afraid of a little rust.
by xr7g428
Yesterday, 16:16
Forum: The GT-E Registry
Topic: Detailing the Engine Compartment.
Replies: 26
Views: 1670

Re: Detailing the Engine Compartment.

Yes, and the C9OZE
by xr7g428
Yesterday, 16:15
Forum: The GT-E Registry
Topic: 427 v. 428
Replies: 21
Views: 320

Re: 427 v. 428

The GT-E is now running a 735 CFM service replacement 428 CJ carb other specs as below. I am not saying that my experience is the right, or only, way this could turn out, but I do have two very similar cars with the two engines in question installed in them (nearly identical transmissions and rear a...
by xr7g428
Yesterday, 13:15
Forum: The GT-E Registry
Topic: Detailing the Engine Compartment.
Replies: 26
Views: 1670

Re: Detailing the Engine Compartment.

I make the repros and they are all dipped. I have seen guys just load up a fan with spray paint until it ran. Paint used for dipping processes is thicker than spray paint. Or maybe I should say that spray paint has to be thinned to make it work, so the runs tend to be thinner.
by xr7g428
Yesterday, 13:12
Forum: The GT-E Registry
Topic: 427 v. 428
Replies: 21
Views: 320

Re: 427 v. 428

For clarity, the exhaust manifolds on both of my cars are stock. 428 CJ has CJ manifolds, the 427 has the stock 390 style manifolds. If you hold the two manifolds in your hand you can easily see how much better the CJ manifolds are. I suspect the 600 CFM would slow the 427 down some on the top end. ...
by xr7g428
17 Jan 2019, 14:16
Forum: The GT-E Registry
Topic: 427 v. 428
Replies: 21
Views: 320

Re: 427 v. 428

I own two '68 XR-7 Cougars 1. 428CJ C6 3.50 Traction Lok. Stock engine, glass pack type mufflers. 2. 427 C6 3.50 Taction Lok. Stock exhaust manifolds Magnaflow mufflers 735 CFM Holley Solid lifter cam but with the same cam profile as stock hydraulic. Service block, stock heads. The 428CJ is stronger...
by xr7g428
14 Jan 2019, 13:26
Forum: The Master Registry
Topic: Search the database?
Replies: 61
Views: 8562

Re: Search the database?

jschief wrote:
14 Jan 2019, 12:33
65C W 4A 19M 52 5 W
It has a bench front seat with tilt away wheel....
65C is standard bench seat
W is Saxony Yellow
4A is Decor Bench Seat
19M is December 19th 1967 Scheduled build date
52 is Los Angles District Sales Office
5 is 3.00 open axle
W is C4 automatic.
by xr7g428
14 Jan 2019, 12:10
Forum: The Master Registry
Topic: Search the database?
Replies: 61
Views: 8562

Re: Search the database?

8R91J505588 Thanks From the VIN 1968 Built in San Jose Standard Hardtop Cougar 302 4V 5588 Mercury built in that plant This is an early build car, probably has the lower dash pad and no shoulder belts. J code 302 4V is a great engine. If you put the rest of the door data tag info up we can decode t...
by xr7g428
14 Jan 2019, 12:04
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Barrett Jackson 2019 Event at Taylor Restorations - don't miss it
Replies: 6
Views: 996

Re: Barrett Jackson 2019 Event at Taylor Restorations - don't miss it

Chris, with any luck at all you will have a pocket full of dough and a smile on your face. Which leads to the two words we all love to hear: I'm buying!
Good Luck!