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by Caleb
08 Aug 2017, 19:41
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: What are they called ??
Replies: 9
Views: 533

Re: What are they called ??

I'm pretty sure ford brilliantly changed the brackets and pulleys for every year and motor. I'm not sure what motor you are starting with but you may or may not run into trouble with all the front bracket mounts with the 302. What are your motor plans? Sorry I can't help with the door trim
by Caleb
08 Aug 2017, 18:26
Forum: Classic Cougar Experience
Topic: Many, many miles...
Replies: 15
Views: 1529

Re: Many, many miles...

Good write up. We call our "car spa's" driveway parties.
by Caleb
08 Aug 2017, 12:54
Forum: Classic Cougar Speed Shop
Topic: How can I make 300HP
Replies: 13
Views: 968

Re: How can I make 300HP

Tcell it really depends what you want long term. It is always smarter to know your end goals first rather than slowly add more parts because a properly assembled package will out perform some better parts if they aren't matched correctly. The other thing is you are paying for labour twice if you cha...
by Caleb
07 Aug 2017, 18:56
Forum: Classic Cougar Experience
Topic: Many, many miles...
Replies: 15
Views: 1529

Re: Many, many miles...

Yorgle you probably do more miles than most in their classic cars. What to you has been the best investments you've made in the car to keep it enjoyable as a daily driver?
by Caleb
06 Aug 2017, 18:32
Forum: Classic Cougar Speed Shop
Topic: Gear swap... again.
Replies: 7
Views: 616

Gear swap... again.

Well since I've gotten this second cat it feels like I'm doing everything twice. Today I swapped cebter sections on the 9" from one car to the other. Red car had an open diff 2.75 gear pumpkin so put in the 3.90 eaton true trac in it. Have only spun around the block with it so far. Waiting fir it to...
by Caleb
02 Aug 2017, 21:56
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Power to manual brake setup issue.
Replies: 11
Views: 195

Re: Power to manual brake setup issue.

Did you bench bleed the master before you installed it?
by Caleb
02 Aug 2017, 07:17
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Staggered Tires Pros/Cons
Replies: 11
Views: 837

Re: Staggered Tires Pros/Cons

I run 215s on the front and 275s on the rear on my 69 and have no issues with how it handles, although I don't pretend it's a ferrari around corners either. Another similarilly priced option is the mickey thompson sportsman s/t. White letter tire and priced in the same ballpark as bfg and cooper cob...
by Caleb
24 Jul 2017, 19:36
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 69 Cougar Revival
Replies: 51
Views: 2148

Re: 69 Cougar Revival

Glad to see it on the ground though. Hurry up so we can see some pictures of them shiny wheels :D
by Caleb
24 Jul 2017, 19:34
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 69 Cougar Revival
Replies: 51
Views: 2148

Re: 69 Cougar Revival

Dave just guessing but you may end up wanting the front a bit lower. Before you do anything drive it though. Sitting in the garage wont change much you need to get the suspension moving a bit.
by Caleb
24 Jul 2017, 11:57
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Why Edelbrock??
Replies: 46
Views: 2168

Re: Why Edelbrock??

Ah yes. We can mention holleys on vettes hemi 440's and even modern fuel injection, but you'll be damned if you mention an LS (bear in mind I never said LS swapping a cougar. I said ls in certain applications. But I knew the reaction I would get. I believe the term is trolling.