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by bmwhd1
23 Sep 2019, 13:46
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Day 2 Restoration Advice
Replies: 17
Views: 887

Re: Day 2 Restoration Advice

Looks like an awesome ride! Here’s my last project - an original ‘68 4 speed before and after. And also my blank canvas. Blue goose looking good Dan! Alan would be proud. As you are well aware, I've done some of those mods to my '70 'vert. In particular, adding the T-5z manual trans, Holly 4 bl, 3....
by bmwhd1
07 Sep 2019, 14:38
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 1969 Q code XR7 ‘vert at Mecum Dallas
Replies: 8
Views: 574

Re: 1969 Q code XR7 ‘vert at Mecum Dallas

Just sold for $88k (plus commission which Mecum has jacked up to 10% each way this year).
by bmwhd1
15 Aug 2019, 09:31
Forum: The GT-E Registry
Topic: GT-E Introductory Show Car 500033
Replies: 131
Views: 7341

Re: GT-E Introductory Show Car 500033

Background vocals by Jennifer Nettles and Sugarland. I approve!
by bmwhd1
08 Aug 2019, 14:21
Forum: '69 '70 Parts for Sale
Topic: 1970 Cougar Eliminator NOS Quarter Panel
Replies: 15
Views: 529

Re: 1970 Cougar Eliminator NOS Quarter Panel

What are the differences that make this an Eliminator-specific panel (just curious).
by bmwhd1
12 Jun 2019, 11:12
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Rocketman Tachometer Question
Replies: 6
Views: 161

Re: Rocketman Tachometer Question

Not sure if this is related but I've noticed my Rocketman clock-to-tach conversion occasionally takes 5-10 seconds to start working after the car is started. The needle doesn't move when the engine first fires but then jumps up to the correct reading and works fine from then on until the car is shut...
by bmwhd1
10 Jun 2019, 09:07
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: The Vintage Air Incident
Replies: 14
Views: 621

Re: The Vintage Air Incident

You might also re-run the control calibration routine using the ground wire provided in the kit. I had to do that once.
by bmwhd1
05 Jun 2019, 11:33
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: The Vintage Air Incident
Replies: 14
Views: 621

Re: The Vintage Air Incident

That does indeed suck. Hope it works out. FWIW, my VA system has been excellent since it was installed over two years ago. I use it often. I'm glad I listened to my car buddies who strongly cautioned me against trying to install it myself despite my otherwise generally comprehensive mechanical and e...
by bmwhd1
03 Jun 2019, 13:43
Forum: Classic Cougars for Sale
Topic: Same BaT Channel...
Replies: 16
Views: 615

Re: Same BaT Channel...

Wonder who walked into the dealer back in the day and thought those colors worked together? Oh well, to each his own. My dad and I were checking out a 57 Olds one time that had a weird combination -- salmon paint with a green interior maybe ? -- anyway the guy said he bought it from the original ow...