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by xr7g428
18 Aug 2019, 16:02
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: New Leaf Springs too Short?
Replies: 10
Views: 303

Re: New Leaf Springs too Short?

Sounds like you got Mustang springs.
by xr7g428
18 Aug 2019, 15:43
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: 390 running hot...
Replies: 53
Views: 960

Re: 390 running hot...

Does the carb respond to the idle air screws? If the butterflies are open too much you will get vacuum at idle from the ported vac outlet. There is an adjustment on the rear butterflies to slightly open them to let you close the fronts. You have to take the carb off to get to the adjustment. Most Ho...
by xr7g428
18 Aug 2019, 15:34
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: No power to 2.5 fuse
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: No power to 2.5 fuse

LOL! We are talking about different lights. I was thinking of the courtesy lights under the dash, not the instrument panel lights that are controlled by the potentiometer or fader in the headlight switch. The under dash lights, the door mounted lights, glove box light, rear opera lights, and radio l...
by xr7g428
18 Aug 2019, 15:01
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Brake Lights stopped working... but turn signals and tail lights are fine...
Replies: 20
Views: 301

Re: Brake Lights stopped working... but turn signals and tail lights are fine...

Please do not jumper this with a paper clip. Go to Harbor Freight and buy a package of alligator clip leads. Better yet get a test light and see if you have power on both sides of the switch when you press the brake pedal. If you jumper something with a paper clip and it pulls a lot of current, like...
by xr7g428
17 Aug 2019, 08:58
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: No power to 2.5 fuse
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: No power to 2.5 fuse

Power goes from the battery to the fuse box then to the switch. Since you don't have a radio chances are that the harness is flopping around behind the dash and possibly touching metal which would blow the fuse. Don't put in a bigger fuse. The best way to trouble shoot this is to take an old fuse, b...
by xr7g428
16 Aug 2019, 17:13
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: No power to 2.5 fuse
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: No power to 2.5 fuse

Do you have an aftermarket radio?
by xr7g428
16 Aug 2019, 14:39
Forum: The Garage
Topic: Garage Security
Replies: 6
Views: 236

Re: Garage Security

That's a keeper. I would make sure he is comfortable and always hungry. Mice are the devil when they get in your car. Mice pee is like acid on steroids; it'll eat everything it touches.