Trunk sheetmetal for 1969 Cougar

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Trunk sheetmetal for 1969 Cougar

Post by drgunn » 11 Jun 2018, 14:52

My Cougar came mid-project, lots of rust replaced. But I see the gas tank from above through the trunk. Is there a panel that goes in the hole above the gas tank? A sort of trunk floor?

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Re: Trunk sheetmetal for 1969 Cougar

Post by ccarney69 » 11 Jun 2018, 15:00

No, there is no panel. The tank gets a square piece of wood (pressboard) glued to the top of the tank and is covered by the trunk Matt.
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Re: Trunk sheetmetal for 1969 Cougar

Post by Trixie » 11 Jun 2018, 17:04

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.
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Re: Trunk sheetmetal for 1969 Cougar

Post by Mike from NH » 11 Jun 2018, 21:18

Extra protection if interested

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Re: Trunk sheetmetal for 1969 Cougar

Post by rcode » 18 Jun 2018, 19:05

Anyone have a picture of that piece?
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Re: Trunk sheetmetal for 1969 Cougar

Post by ccarney69 » 19 Jun 2018, 16:41

It was originally fairly square to the tank but I moved it to see the ink stamping on the tank. It is secured with a black glue type material that is seen on the tank.

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