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by sfhess
13 Feb 2019, 17:43
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: EGR blocking plate
Replies: 5
Views: 155

Re: EGR blocking plate

drill it, thread it and put in a pipe plug.
by sfhess
12 Feb 2019, 14:14
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: 69 Cougar seat swap info
Replies: 8
Views: 236

Re: 69 Cougar seat swap info

Recaros that were an option in 79-82 Mustangs and the "Box Fox" Thunderbirds and Cougars. I used Mustang mounting brackets I purchased from a local accessory shop that sold Recaros. Many years ago. I had the seats and rear seat upholstered to match my car. This was many years ago. I still have the s...
by sfhess
02 Feb 2019, 00:08
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Disc Brakes?
Replies: 19
Views: 489

Re: Disc Brakes?

Diskbrakeswap.com (CSRP) sells a Granada conversion for a reasonable price. Their kit includes everything you need for the swap. Great customer service. You can get loaded calipers from them for less than the cost of pads.
by sfhess
05 Jan 2019, 00:21
Forum: The Garage
Topic: January 1969 Hot Rod Magazine
Replies: 4
Views: 301

Re: January 1969 Hot Rod Magazine

I have an old magazine in my collection with an address label for a member of our local Cougar club.
by sfhess
03 Jan 2019, 12:20
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Engine stand help
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Re: Engine stand help

Steering gearbox bolts.
by sfhess
02 Dec 2018, 22:38
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: PS Control Valve Adjustment
Replies: 4
Views: 300

Re: PS Control Valve Adjustment

Well, adjusting the nut hasn't fixed the problem. I suspect the spool must have a bur or some dirt on it that is causing it to bind in one direction. Does anyone know if it's possible to pull the spool out without removing the whole thing from the car? Or is that just wishful thinking. As I have de...
by sfhess
02 Dec 2018, 22:31
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Thermostat housing leak
Replies: 25
Views: 624

Re: Thermostat housing leak

Fel-Pro gasket and Gaasgacinch. Loop a rubber band through the basket handle on the thermostat and put a pencil through the ends to hold it in the housing until it is installed.
by sfhess
27 Nov 2018, 09:53
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: 351 Cleveland water pump leaking
Replies: 10
Views: 351

Re: 351 Cleveland water pump leaking

superbond wrote:
26 Nov 2018, 23:07
You use that with the gaskets?
Gasgacinch? Yes.

Only place to use RTV in these engines is at the corners of the intake and corners of the oil pan gaskets. Maybe a little at the edges of the rear main seal.
by sfhess
26 Nov 2018, 22:38
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: 351 Cleveland water pump leaking
Replies: 10
Views: 351

Re: 351 Cleveland water pump leaking

I wouldn't use silicone to seal a timing cover or water pump. A good gasket cement like Gasgacinch will work better.
by sfhess
13 Nov 2018, 16:22
Forum: Parts Wanted
Topic: WTB lower dash piece
Replies: 6
Views: 233

Re: WTB lower dash piece

I think he means the plastic piece.