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by Trixie
28 Oct 2018, 21:49
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Interior paint colours for a 68
Replies: 8
Views: 206

Re: Interior paint colours for a 68

If this was a Canadian built car, the interior paint would have been Dark Red Metallic. Ford Part Number M1J-2082 Enamel Paint
Good Luck
by Trixie
27 Oct 2018, 21:39
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Interior paint colours for a 68
Replies: 8
Views: 206

Re: Interior paint colours for a 68

Just curious, what is the trim code? (off the data plate)
by Trixie
27 Oct 2018, 16:48
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: nuts and bolts
Replies: 6
Views: 178

Re: nuts and bolts

The MPC (Master Parts Catalog) is also a great resource for cross referencing parts numbers with AMK and determining what fasteners are used where on the vehicle. The 2 manuals from Jim Osborne are also good resources.
by Trixie
22 Oct 2018, 14:12
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Vendors section
Replies: 8
Views: 407

Re: Vendors section

I will post my two cents here. I would like to maybe see something like what the Concours Mustang Forum site has. They have a Services Offered and a Links section, (only available to members) that can be a good spot for listing reliable vendors/services offered and recommended by fellow enthusiasts ...
by Trixie
21 Aug 2018, 16:38
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: In front of shock towe measurement?
Replies: 5
Views: 264

Re: In front of shock towe measurement?

Brian, I looked at the 1969 shop manual, and it has a diagram of some of the underbody dimensions. From that, I took some of the measurements and made a best guess estimate that the dimension between the center lines of the shock towers, should be 33.40 to 33.50" Keep in mind the monte carlo bar mou...
by Trixie
04 Aug 2018, 21:31
Forum: Trivial Pursuit: Cougar Trivia
Topic: Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 5
Views: 956

Fact or Fiction?

Good Evening All, Interested in hearing thoughts about this. I was going thru some boxes of stuff we have laying around as my wife and I are contemplating moving to a different state so I can have a bigger workshop/garage to do some serious work on my cars. Anyway, ran across an April 1986 issue of ...
by Trixie
16 Jul 2018, 17:07
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: C-pillar lights on 69
Replies: 4
Views: 272

Re: C-pillar lights on 69

Hi, For 1969, the courtesy light group included the rear roof pillar lights, the map light and the trunk & engine compartment lights. I don't believe build location had anything to do with it. FWIW, my car, a 69 convertible has the plug for the drivers side light. I've attached a picture of the pass...
by Trixie
11 Jun 2018, 17:04
Forum: Classic Cougar Paint and Body
Topic: Trunk sheetmetal for 1969 Cougar
Replies: 8
Views: 826

Re: Trunk sheetmetal for 1969 Cougar

Yea, it is only about 12 x 16 and was glued to the right side of the tank
Probably used to help support the spare tire.
by Trixie
02 Jun 2018, 20:05
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 1969 XR-7 Clock Removal
Replies: 5
Views: 293

Re: 1969 XR-7 Clock Removal

you will need to remove the dash pad to gain access to the clock
keep track of all the screws and where they go
by Trixie
02 Jun 2018, 15:57
Forum: Classic Cougar Paint and Body
Topic: Is there a missing bracket
Replies: 2
Views: 298

Re: Is there a missing bracket

Hi Mike,
That is where the front bumper guard would mount if equipped.
There would be an additional hole on the valance panel to secure
the top edge of the bumper guard.