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by Local Hero
01 Jul 2019, 20:50
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Removing bottom bolt on Windsor thermostat housing
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Re: Removing bottom bolt on Windsor thermostat housing

Ditto on the timing wrench trick. That's what I used to use.
by Local Hero
17 Jun 2019, 11:17
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 2019 Hot Rod Power Tour
Replies: 22
Views: 636

Re: 2019 Hot Rod Power Tour

I've done two Tours back in the 90s when they were just getting going. They were some of the most fun I've ever had in my car in the 40+ years I've had it. Unfortunately, my schedule and responsibilities prevent me from going on stuff like this for now. The route the Tour followed would have been pe...
by Local Hero
16 Jun 2019, 20:29
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Rear end leak and fluid question - Please help
Replies: 22
Views: 489

Re: Rear end leak and fluid question - Please help

That rear axle vent tube looks a little suspect as well.
by Local Hero
15 Jun 2019, 16:38
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Rear end leak and fluid question - Please help
Replies: 22
Views: 489

Re: Rear end leak and fluid question - Please help

I use two long neck funnels, one into the other that allows me to reach the center diff from the driver's side wheel well. It takes patience but eludes the mess.
by Local Hero
04 Jun 2019, 20:59
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: The Vintage Air Incident
Replies: 14
Views: 572

Re: The Vintage Air Incident

Sorry to hear you had trouble. My experience was the total opposite. The only mistakes made were of my own doing when I ordered the wrong fittings I wanted since mine was a custom installation.
by Local Hero
04 Jun 2019, 20:42
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Cougars at 2019 All Ford Nationals
Replies: 25
Views: 714

Re: Cougars at 2019 All Ford Nationals

mo2872 wrote:
04 Jun 2019, 11:57
I cannot believe we didn't have a "who's going to Carlisle?" thread this year. Sheesh. This site is going downhill......../sarc
It moved to FB this year. Please try to keep up 3.

It got a little, shall we say... "colorful."
by Local Hero
23 May 2019, 11:23
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: It's over for me...
Replies: 32
Views: 893

Re: It's over for me...

I thought everybody kept their cars. 40 years here. I wanted it gone only once during that time as I was in a worse position that Anthem is. Damn glad it didn't happen.
by Local Hero
09 May 2019, 13:21
Forum: Ride of the Month
Topic: The May 2019 Ride of the Month is Leon Bray's '69 XR-7 Convertible!
Replies: 20
Views: 709

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

All this time and I never really knew Leon's story. Glad to get to hear it finally.
by Local Hero
07 May 2019, 18:46
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: $6 and 20 Minutes and my 67 Grille lines up PERFECT!
Replies: 14
Views: 683

Re: $6 and 20 Minutes and my 67 Grille lines up PERFECT!

mo2872 wrote:
07 May 2019, 13:08
And the reason it worked.........


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Where's that crack video guy you have on staff? Couldn't he fix this or should I send you my resume, Don? :D
by Local Hero
30 Apr 2019, 20:26
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: New member
Replies: 5
Views: 181

Re: New member

I see Steve is a man of few words today. We've know each other since back in the day (early to mid-80s) when he had his first Cougar and I had mine. We were really the only two guys in the area who had Cougars at that time. He had to give his up not long after that but never lost the urge to get ano...