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Post by mo2872 » 22 Jun 2018, 13:56

So, my search terms either suck, or it hasn't been asked here:

Question in two parts:

1)Are the 68/69's the "same" in the engine bay? i.e., size, location of components, etc?

and if so,

2)Does that mean headers for a 69 351W would fit without issue in a 68??
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Post by cougarrand » 22 Jun 2018, 14:42

Doubt it, also depends on engine size. 302 390 428 ect
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Post by badcatt » 22 Jun 2018, 14:46

mo2872 wrote:
22 Jun 2018, 13:56
So, my search terms either suck, or it hasn't been asked here:
Question in two parts:
1)Are the 68/69's the "same" in the engine bay? i.e., size, location of components, etc?
Close but not exactly the same. Most major components are in the same place.
and if so,
2)Does that mean headers for a 69 351W would fit without issue in a 68??
The headers will fit. Steering, motor mounts and all that would be in the way are all in the same place from 67 to 70. If you have power steering you will need a drop bracket for the power ram. And as always most headers will need a little hammer work around the steering box. You don't want to get too wild, but it is normal.
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Post by Midlife » 22 Jun 2018, 17:54

All right...you got my curiosity meter pegged. I googled "AFHQT" and came up empty. What does it mean?

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Post by Cougars_R_Grr8 » 22 Jun 2018, 21:09

The integral curve with the initial point h(O) = I is given by # h(t) = -(AFHQt) – AI)h(t) with h(O) = I. Assuming that the maximum time-parameter value to is infinity ...
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Post by mo2872 » 24 Jun 2018, 14:21

Midlife wrote:
22 Jun 2018, 17:54
All right...you got my curiosity meter pegged. I googled "AFHQT" and came up empty. What does it mean?
:lol: I made it up! “Another Fooking Header Question Thread”.....!!! There are a million of them, but I could not find the info I was looking for specifically. I was beginning to suspect that they were physically similar, but could find no verification.
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Post by mo2872 » 24 Jun 2018, 14:23

badcatt wrote:
22 Jun 2018, 14:46
mo2872 wrote:
22 Jun 2018, 13:56
So, my search terms either suck, or it hasn't been asked here:
Question in two parts:
1)Are the 68/69's the "same" in the engine bay? i.e., size, location of components, etc?
Close but not exactly the same. Most major components are in the same place.
and if so,
2)Does that mean headers for a 69 351W would fit without issue in a 68??
The headers will fit. Steering, motor mounts and all that would be in the way are all in the same place from 67 to 70. If you have power steering you will need a drop bracket for the power ram. And as always most headers will need a little hammer work around the steering box. You don't want to get too wild, but it is normal.
Excellent, thanks Neal. I have power Armstrong steering, so don’t have to worry about that! Hopefully, this info will open up my options, as “engine swap” headers seem to command premium $$$.
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Post by Midlife » 24 Jun 2018, 17:05

Drops head on keyboard... >>>>>>>>>>>>

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Post by mo2872 » 24 Jun 2018, 19:18

Midlife wrote:
24 Jun 2018, 17:05
Drops head on keyboard... >>>>>>>>>>>>
:whistle: :D :lol:
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Post by CougarCJ » 25 Jun 2018, 10:54

Generally 1968 engine bays will not have welded wrap around shock tower brackets, unless it is a mid-year big block car.
All 1969-70 Mercury Cougars did have the extra braces welded-in from factory (they are different between the years though).
The diagonal shock tower braces to the firewall are different too. 1967-68 are one piece, and the 1969-70 braces are two pieces (for added strength).
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