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by blaineja
20 Jul 2018, 08:05
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Hood Hinges
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: Hood Hinges

Thanks for the information.
by blaineja
19 Jul 2018, 10:56
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Hood Hinges
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Hood Hinges

I'm interested in purchasing the heavy duty hood hinges from WCCC for my 69. I don't doubt there better, but I like originality and was wondering do the hinges really stand out like sore thumb as being incorrect because of there greater thickness and size. Are they painted the correct color and if n...
by blaineja
12 May 2018, 18:26
Forum: Classic Cougar Paint and Body
Topic: San Jose Pin Striping
Replies: 0
Views: 234

San Jose Pin Striping

Still trying to find close up pictures of a 69 Cougar built from the San Jose plant.
It's my understanding the strips are applied differently.

Thanks,
Jeff
by blaineja
12 May 2018, 18:22
Forum: Classic Cougar Paint and Body
Topic: Paint Color
Replies: 4
Views: 401

Re: Paint Color

Very nice Chris, Thank You.
by blaineja
02 May 2018, 15:45
Forum: Classic Cougar Paint and Body
Topic: Fender extensions
Replies: 3
Views: 249

Fender extensions

Another paint question for 69. Where the fender extensions gaskets for the front and rear painted over at the factory or not.

Thank You,
Jeff
by blaineja
02 May 2018, 08:48
Forum: Classic Cougar Paint and Body
Topic: San Jose pinstriping
Replies: 0
Views: 237

San Jose pinstriping

Hello,

I'm close to pin striping my 69 San Jose car. I did review a earlier post on this topic and printed some information, but I would really like to have some pictures of the San Jose striping for a visual aid. Anyone out they can help?

Thank You,
Jeff
by blaineja
01 May 2018, 08:36
Forum: Classic Cougar Paint and Body
Topic: Paint Color
Replies: 4
Views: 401

Paint Color

Greeting, Re-painting my 69 Cougar to it's original W-code Yellow or Meadowlark Yellow paint. The Jams are painted but the paint looks a shade brighter than it should be. Re-checked with paint shop and they followed the mixing formula for Ford W code paint which was indicated on the can. Does anyone...
by blaineja
24 Apr 2018, 15:58
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Engine bay color question.
Replies: 15
Views: 898

Re: Engine bay color question.

I have an update on this topic. I recently been taking apart the car and this is what I found. I’m My car is. 69 Built in early November 68 from the San Jose Plant. The picture in the attachment appears to to have engine paint sprayed over the body paint. My long time and very experienced painter ha...
by blaineja
02 Apr 2018, 14:11
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Engine bay color question.
Replies: 15
Views: 898

Re: Engine bay color question.

That was some really interesting information.

Thank You
Jeff
by blaineja
02 Apr 2018, 06:39
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Engine bay color question.
Replies: 15
Views: 898

Re: Engine bay color question.

Thanks to all who responded. I don’t think there is a right or wrong answer here. No question different plants did slightly different things. I’m going to just paint that area body color since that’s more of the standard than not.

Jeff