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by Gyrhead
Yesterday, 07:53
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 1968 Cougar GT 390 4 Speed Clutch Pedal Spring/Clutch Recommendations
Replies: 6
Views: 325

Re: 1968 Cougar GT 390 4 Speed Clutch Pedal Spring/Clutch Recommendations

Regarding clutch kit, resist marketing hype and just stick with a simple diaphragm style from a reputable brand like LUK, Valeo or other OEM brand. A traditional spring hub friction disc is all you need - metallic, puck style or Kevlar discs are for race use. Light pedal and smooth, chatter free eng...
by Gyrhead
06 May 2019, 13:00
Forum: Classic Cougar Experience
Topic: Cougar added to my Ford collection.
Replies: 2
Views: 334

Re: Cougar added to my Ford collection.

You'll love owning it. They are fantastic drivers and distinctively styled.

Congrats on the new addition.
by Gyrhead
07 Apr 2019, 10:10
Forum: '71-'73 Parts for Sale
Topic: 70-71 429CJ Power Steering Delete Idlers
Replies: 3
Views: 166

Re: 70-71 429CJ Power Steering Delete Idlers

Don Rush wrote:
07 Apr 2019, 08:48
Count me in! Maybe 2 Cougars used this set up from the factory?
Probably. Far more common on Mustang and Torino Don.
by Gyrhead
06 Apr 2019, 12:00
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: 69 Trac Lok fluid type
Replies: 7
Views: 290

Re: 69 Trac Lok fluid type

DieselD wrote:
07 Jan 2019, 12:26
Gyrhead wrote:
04 Jan 2019, 17:59
Plug your nose, that Ford friction modifier REEKS.
Its better now but the old stuff used to stay with you for days. We had lots of fun soaking a rag and hiding it behind fellow techs toolboxes and benches!
Evil - pure evil. 👹
by Gyrhead
06 Apr 2019, 10:51
Forum: '71-'73 Parts for Sale
Topic: 70-71 429CJ Power Steering Delete Idlers
Replies: 3
Views: 166

70-71 429CJ Power Steering Delete Idlers

We are now taking orders for our USA made power steering delete idler assembly for 70-71 Torino / Cyclone 429, 429 CJ/SCJ. Also correct for 71 429 CJ/SCJ Mustang and Cougar This is a complete solution, including the DOAE-8A620-A engine bracket, D0AE-8A619-A pulley bracket, aluminum cylinder head spa...
by Gyrhead
29 Mar 2019, 21:12
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Question on 1969 CJ cars
Replies: 21
Views: 561

Re: Question on 1969 CJ cars

polanskys wrote:
28 Mar 2019, 18:01
Despite what the brochure says I have seen a number of 428CJ cars with a 3.0 or 3.25 rear, including mine.

Steve
The 3.00 was required when A/C was ordered
by Gyrhead
06 Mar 2019, 06:32
Forum: The Garage
Topic: There was worse hair in the 70s, but no worse pants.
Replies: 8
Views: 518

Re: There was worse hair in the 70s, but no worse pants.

Was that on the set of the Beastie Boys "Sabotage" video?

😀
by Gyrhead
26 Jan 2019, 17:54
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: New 72 XR7 Covertible Owner
Replies: 9
Views: 167

Re: New 72 XR7 Covertible Owner

The relay is usually underhood on the driver's side shock tower just in front of the brake master cylinder. When it fails, none of the windows will operate. The correct Ford relay is only available NOS and is expensive. But any waterproof 30 amp SPDT relay will work if you aren't concerned with orig...
by Gyrhead
26 Jan 2019, 10:46
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: New 72 XR7 Covertible Owner
Replies: 9
Views: 167

Re: New 72 XR7 Covertible Owner

The power window relay is the first thing to check. Congrats on the '72' they are great cars and a lot of fun to drive - more so as a ragtop.