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by xr7g428
17 May 2019, 11:18
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: 1968 cougar rebuild
Replies: 32
Views: 903

Re: 1968 cougar rebuild

Maybe check that the plug wires are not swapped between cyl 1 and 5? It is very odd that it would run at both 10 and 60 degrees advanced.
by xr7g428
13 May 2019, 12:23
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Odd Headliner Color
Replies: 5
Views: 200

Re: Odd Headliner Color

I switched my '67 to the dark green used in '68.
by xr7g428
13 May 2019, 09:48
Forum: Classic Cougars for Sale
Topic: 70 XR-7 Convertible for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 242

Re: 70 XR-7 Convertible for sale

Looks nice, what are you asking?
by xr7g428
10 May 2019, 18:06
Forum: Ride of the Month
Topic: The May 2019 Ride of the Month is Leon Bray's '69 XR-7 Convertible!
Replies: 20
Views: 464

Re: The May 2019 Ride of the Month is Leon Bray's '69 XR-7 Convertible!

I often grinch about not getting materials, but Leon really stepped up and delivered faster than I could put the materials to use. Great cars and a great guy, glad to have you here Leon!
by xr7g428
09 May 2019, 10:33
Forum: Ride of the Month
Topic: The May 2019 Ride of the Month is Leon Bray's '69 XR-7 Convertible!
Replies: 20
Views: 464

The May 2019 Ride of the Month is Leon Bray's '69 XR-7 Convertible!

If you have been around Cougars for long, you will have heard Leon Bray's name. That's because Leon has been a Cougar enthusiast for longer than most. . He participated in the early days of the Yahoo List Serve including the legendary Thursday Night chat. He was involved in The Classic Cougar Networ...
by xr7g428
08 May 2019, 21:10
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Dash lights
Replies: 5
Views: 197

Re: Dash lights

Many times people think the two radio wires are power and ground. In reality they are both hot. One for radio power and the other for illumination. The illumination lead gets grounded and it blows the fuse instantly resulting in no dash lights.
by xr7g428
02 May 2019, 19:26
Forum: '67 '68 Parts for Sale
Topic: 67 XR-7 interior for sale
Replies: 14
Views: 429

Re: 67 XR-7 interior for sale

The XR-7 is what is valuable and that is the interior. It was a mid year option The born-with driveline is pretty close to worthless if the interior is gutted. Looking at the paint it appears to be Glacier Blue Poly. There were only 413 XR-7s made in that color combination. As an old guy that has ma...
by xr7g428
02 May 2019, 16:49
Forum: Miscellaneous Parts for Sale
Topic: Low Fuel Sending Unit rebuilding service
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: Low Fuel Sending Unit rebuilding service

Let me know what you learn ACP is sending a couple to me to look at.
by xr7g428
02 May 2019, 16:13
Forum: Miscellaneous Parts for Sale
Topic: Low Fuel Sending Unit rebuilding service
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: Low Fuel Sending Unit rebuilding service

I think the problem with plating it is that you would really need something that is highly conductive to let the unit ground effectively. But that same highly conductive plating would cause all kinds of problems with all of the electrical connections. Inside the tank the sender is going to get cover...
by xr7g428
02 May 2019, 15:39
Forum: Miscellaneous Parts for Sale
Topic: Low Fuel Sending Unit rebuilding service
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: Low Fuel Sending Unit rebuilding service

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The float on this one was partially turned to lace, eaten completely through by the toxic alcohol water sulfur mix