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by KellyR
04 Aug 2019, 20:36
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Won't shift
Replies: 7
Views: 298

Re: Won't shift

Update after finding two wires touching exhaust and fixing them it now shifts thru all gears wonderfully!!!! These wires I don't know what they do but they enter right above the control levers on the drivers side.. Lucky lucky me. Thanks for your ideas I truly do appreciate the feed back. Just learn...
by KellyR
04 Aug 2019, 16:19
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Won't shift
Replies: 7
Views: 298

Re: Won't shift

I couldn't find any leaks. I bought a vacuum gauge and I have about 12 lbs of vacuum at the actuator. Does that mean my idle is to fast? I did find a couple of wires touching the exhaust, one only had three copper strands still connected so I repaired all wires with solder and heat shrink and made s...
by KellyR
03 Aug 2019, 21:32
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Won't shift
Replies: 7
Views: 298

Won't shift

So I was having shifting issues in my 67 cougar w/ 289 v4 c4 transmission and found atf fluid in the vacuum actuator line so I changed the vacuum actuator, cleaned the line and it started shifting much better so I thought I just had a bad vacuum modual. Two week of not driving my cougar and now it w...
by KellyR
14 Jul 2019, 19:25
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Intermittent charging issue / AMPS light - 1968 Std.
Replies: 19
Views: 511

Re: Intermittent charging issue / AMPS light - 1968 Std.

It wouldn't hurt to put a little dialectric grease on those connections but good job cleaning those connectors.
by KellyR
14 Jul 2019, 19:06
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Hard shifting
Replies: 3
Views: 190

Re: Hard shifting

Update so after reading the manual it turns out that proper way to top off trany fluid is after its warmed up and while Idleing set parking brake and run thru each gear then back to park and check the fluid level if you add more do it all again until full, makes all the difference. It's shifting muc...
by KellyR
12 Jul 2019, 22:30
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Hard shifting
Replies: 3
Views: 190

Hard shifting

Car was shifting great before I changed my radiator. I took the radiator out and pushed it in to the driveway to flush cooling system and then I couldn't push it back in so I started it just long enough to back it in, forgetting that the transmition was connected to to radiator. Needless to say I pu...
by KellyR
07 Jul 2019, 20:57
Forum: The Master Registry
Topic: Recently new cougar owner
Replies: 0
Views: 264

Recently new cougar owner

Please register my 67 cougar image.jpeg this was with all the paper work I received when I purchased my cougar along with shop manual owners manual and two three leaf binders of info and receipts of what past owners have had done to or repaired on the car. one binder is for car shows. I have had a d...
by KellyR
07 Jul 2019, 19:17
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Shaver grill paint
Replies: 3
Views: 195

Shaver grill paint

Is the background on the grill a satin black ? Would rattle can satin black look ok?
by KellyR
07 Jul 2019, 19:12
Forum: Classic Cougar Paint and Body
Topic: Shaver grill paint
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Shaver grill paint

Is the background on the shaver grill a satin black? I'm sure someone out there knows. I have rattle can black satin would that work?