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by johnboy
29 May 2018, 11:07
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Hot Start Long Crank
Replies: 58
Views: 1255

Re: Hot Start Long Crank

up here, most anything over 90 octane is ethanol free and they take the trouble of writing it on the pump.
by johnboy
09 May 2018, 04:26
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Strumming rhythmic vibration...
Replies: 21
Views: 656

Re: Strumming rhythmic vibration...

i'm not sure the other end is connected to anything on mine. Nipple on the the bottom is a tad different connected to a black hose with a clamp just like that. The fixed clamp at the top is there too.
Of course, nothing under mine looks as good as in that picture...
by johnboy
03 May 2018, 06:23
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Strumming rhythmic vibration...
Replies: 21
Views: 656

Re: Strumming rhythmic vibration...

I had a similar problem, with that happening around 60mph. on the driver's side axle, there is a breathing tube for the differential. When I added a leaf, the guy showed me that it was disconnected, and the nipple was clogged. Said it was to eliminate the excess heat My problem was solved. Actually,...
by johnboy
29 Mar 2018, 07:22
Forum: The Garage
Topic: My other cat
Replies: 7
Views: 389

Re: My other cat

my 2 cents? Looks real fine the way it is.
Maybe something removable, like the thin transparent vinyl protectors, that seem to "stick" without glue they put on the pick guards on new instruments.
by johnboy
10 Mar 2018, 19:52
Forum: The GT-E Registry
Topic: This is a Barn Find to beat all Barn Finds!
Replies: 129
Views: 5022

Re: This is a Barn Find to beat all Barn Finds!

This should be the LAST "car flipper" mention.
Now, back to this very special thread and the real story meant to be posted here
Be advised no Cougars were harmed during filming.
by johnboy
20 Dec 2017, 06:56
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday to ClassicCougarCommunity.Com!
Replies: 20
Views: 559

Re: Happy Birthday to ClassicCougarCommunity.Com!

Hippo Birdy!
I remember the first weeks...
by johnboy
06 Oct 2017, 04:37
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Has anyone used the 24" electric fan kit from WCCC?
Replies: 14
Views: 449

Re: Has anyone used the 24" electric fan kit from WCCC?

My J code rarely passes 1/4 of the temp gauge, and i don't remember ever seeing it at 1/2. Slightly below 1/2 when in very hot weather, in crawling circulation. It just stays there. it has done plenty of stop & go traffic in Gatineau in the summer, and i often get carried away on long trips. It then...
by johnboy
22 Sep 2017, 05:56
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Man this is one sad cougar screaming for help
Replies: 21
Views: 747

Re: Man this is one sad cougar screaming for help

93RGTE wrote:
21 Sep 2017, 21:08
BTW - did anyone notice/care that the wheels don't match?
didn't have time as I fell out of my chair
by johnboy
07 Sep 2017, 05:06
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Does the heater core make a difference in cooling capacity?
Replies: 7
Views: 236

Re: Does the heater core make a difference in cooling capacity?

i would have thought the extra volume of coolant would factor in

on the other side of this coin, radiator guys make you turn off the heater so the engine will warm up faster when checking the new installation