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by ClawIt
30 Sep 2019, 10:50
Forum: The Garage
Topic: seems cheap
Replies: 22
Views: 785

Re: seems cheap

The crimp joint under the rocker looks ripped up. Drilled out welds.

Column shift - big deduction
by ClawIt
17 Sep 2019, 06:43
Forum: Classic Cougar Paint and Body
Topic: January 68 build GT-E with only LH torque box?
Replies: 11
Views: 256

Re: January 68 build GT-E with only LH torque box?

GTfastbacker wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 16:49
someone told my, my Jan. 68 build GT-E should have only a LH torque box?
If you have only one torque box then you have a problem.
by ClawIt
17 Sep 2019, 06:24
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: I'm ringing doorbells with my hands concealed from view
Replies: 9
Views: 484

Re: I'm ringing doorbells with my hands concealed from view

Were any 427 Cyclones/Fairlanes built with a C6?

These cars are rarer than GTEs.
by ClawIt
11 Sep 2019, 12:36
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Solid or Hydraulic lifters in stock 351?
Replies: 3
Views: 117

Re: Solid or Hydraulic lifters in stock 351?

Check rocker arm cups for wear. Push rods slop around and make a clicking noise. Not always the lifters.
by ClawIt
10 Sep 2019, 05:52
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 2 VIN numbers
Replies: 26
Views: 1183

Re: 2 VIN numbers

In the many Cougars and Mustangs I've looked at, they have never had anything stamped where the 'RED' number is located. Several duplicate VINs I have seen were one above the other in the "BLUE" area. Being a 67 there is not the second tag under the windshield to help in verifying. You should send b...
by ClawIt
05 Sep 2019, 10:44
Forum: Classic Cougar Paint and Body
Topic: 67/68 tail light panel + rear body parts wanted.
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: 67/68 tail light panel + rear body parts wanted.

If you are buying these for the Pennsylvania car better double check the rear rails. They looked pretty crumbly and the first burnout or launch could crack them at the apogee.
by ClawIt
05 Sep 2019, 10:21
Forum: The XR7-G Registry
Topic: Hertz g suspension.
Replies: 1
Views: 286

Re: Hertz g suspension.

Consider getting extra lift leaf springs to prevent that saggy butt look.
by ClawIt
30 Aug 2019, 06:16
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 67s with sunroofs
Replies: 1
Views: 105

67s with sunroofs

A guy at a cruise-in asked me about the history of 67 Cougars that received sunroofs. I couldn't remember enough about it so could not answer him. Were there 100 converted? Are any still around?
by ClawIt
27 Aug 2019, 08:32
Forum: Classic Cougars for Sale
Topic: 1970 Mercury Cougar *Mint*
Replies: 24
Views: 1052

Re: 1970 Mercury Cougar *Mint*

I'll call it 'Forest Green'. Saw a Mustang once with this color.
by ClawIt
15 Aug 2019, 05:50
Forum: The Garage
Topic: Do you remember Woodstock?
Replies: 8
Views: 284

Re: Do you remember Woodstock?

I just couldn't find anyone I knew that was going and didn't have a car. I did visit the spot in 75 and talking to a neighbor of the 'farm' he said the next several years Yasguar had quite a cash crop growing among the hay. Those must have been some happy cows. :D