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by Royce
Today, 07:06
Forum: The XR7-G Registry
Topic: XR7-G's for sale July 16, 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 876

Re: XR7-G's for sale July 16, 2019

Added link to photos for John Ludorf's car.
by Royce
Yesterday, 11:25
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: no start after driving
Replies: 14
Views: 377

Re: no start after driving

Set your meter to DC volts. On battery terminals, put one lead on the center of the battery post. Place the other lead on the battery terminal that clamps around the post. 99% of the time this is where you will read voltage, which means the battery posts are corroded inside the clamps. A pocket knif...
by Royce
Yesterday, 11:21
Forum: The XR7-G Registry
Topic: XR7-G's for sale July 16, 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 876

Re: XR7-G's for sale June 25, 2019

Revised your price, plus added the X code car in western Canada. Here is the recent CraigsList project in Washington. 390 / Auto. Red with black interior. Sunroof. Project. $12k https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/cto/d/washougal-1968-cougar-xr7-project/6901761310.html Price reduced to $11K. https://se...
by Royce
15 Jul 2019, 08:26
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: no start after driving
Replies: 14
Views: 377

Re: no start after driving

Bad connection somewhere. Maybe one of those cheapie battery disconnects in one of the cables? Or cheapie battery cable replacement ends that clamp on at the battery? Or the ground cable not connected to a clean place on the engine block? Cold engines are easier to crank than warm engines. Less curr...
by Royce
14 Jul 2019, 14:54
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: several running issues on my 390
Replies: 51
Views: 1362

Re: several running issues on my 390

This is what I do >>>>>>"a thin coating of say black rtv around first, and then sliding the hose on and tightening down"<<<<<<<<
by Royce
14 Jul 2019, 08:03
Forum: The Master Registry
Topic: Search the database?
Replies: 76
Views: 10465

Re: Search the database?

Yes.
68 hertz wrote:
14 Jul 2019, 06:14
If you’re vin is in other registry’s is it automatically added to the master registry.
by Royce
14 Jul 2019, 08:02
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Front Suspension Rebuild
Replies: 7
Views: 209

Re: Front Suspension Rebuild

You can't install the shock unless the suspension is compressed. You have to jack the lower control arm up to compress the spring so the shock can be installed. Hint: the factory shop manual tells you everything.
by Royce
12 Jul 2019, 12:59
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Running Hot
Replies: 19
Views: 376

Re: Running Hot

Wow - off by more than 50% at 212 where you need to know! That says a lot. A few years back someone documented aftermarket vs FoMoCo temp sending units. The first value is aftermarket, while the second is the NOS temp sender he measured. Temp-----Ohms-----Ohms 100*F----197--------197 110*F----150---...