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by Caleb
23 Jul 2017, 21:37
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Sequential question
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Re: Sequential question

I know on my old car they were very sensitive to having enough voltage. Is your alternator on the weak side and not getting enough volts once the headlights are on? Just a guess
by Caleb
23 Jul 2017, 19:17
Forum: Ride of the Month
Topic: August 2017 Ride of the Month Nominations are now open!
Replies: 12
Views: 526

Re: August 2017 Ride of the Month Nominations are now open!

Ok so now we should figure out October. I've seen Darrens car and I don't see it not winning September
by Caleb
23 Jul 2017, 10:01
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: 1972 XR7 stalls out when driving
Replies: 8
Views: 158

Re: 1972 XR7 stalls out when driving

Are you getting fuel? Almsit seems like your fuel pump could have gone
by Caleb
23 Jul 2017, 08:27
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Why Edelbrock??
Replies: 46
Views: 1504

Re: Why Edelbrock??

Gyrhead happy birthday. Most of what you're saying is totally true. There is definately a big difference between an $800 carb or a $200 one, I can't agree that it's all matketing hype. While I am always intrigued by bolt on efi and dare I say love LS swaps in a lot of applications, my wife likes to ...
by Caleb
22 Jul 2017, 23:59
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: 1972 XR7 stalls out when driving
Replies: 8
Views: 158

Re: 1972 XR7 stalls out when driving

What were the symptoms when it died? When you couldnt start it again did it turn over strong and wouldnt fire? Would it fire up and just not stay running? You're a new member so tell us a bit about what you are running too. All stock or any replacement parts?
by Caleb
22 Jul 2017, 23:56
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: New wires
Replies: 3
Views: 363

Re: New wires

What boot style did you emd up using? I was wondering if the 135 degree or whatever it is would work better
by Caleb
22 Jul 2017, 23:53
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Tune update on my Cougar
Replies: 8
Views: 439

Re: Tune update on my Cougar

Fanny you had it chassis dyno'd right? What were the wheel hp and torque numbers? And do you know the peak rpm of the torque and hp? Do you have a dyno sheet you could post a picture of? Not to be a pain I'm just very interested in real world power numbers for those big blocks.
by Caleb
22 Jul 2017, 23:48
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Why Edelbrock??
Replies: 46
Views: 1504

Re: Why Edelbrock??

Guitar 74 I still have the black one. Need to decide what parts to keep vs how to best get value for the old one. In the middle of swapping the performer intake and quicl fuel carb right now.
by Caleb
22 Jul 2017, 12:44
Forum: The Garage
Topic: Time to come clean / spill the beans
Replies: 175
Views: 6482

Re: Time to come clean / spill the beans

Those 80's cars always seem to be a pain. Lots of wiring in them and they all seem to be a birds nest
by Caleb
22 Jul 2017, 10:33
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Have you driven your Cougar today?
Replies: 447
Views: 17711

Re: Have you driven your Cougar today?

Ouch. Rotator cuffs a bad one. Hate to be a glass half empty guy bit you might be on ibuprofin for more than a week. You do know you can get black msd stuff right? Just kidding I actually like the taylor stuff. A little more budget friendly and works great.