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by DieselD
Today, 09:04
Forum: Classic Cougar Experience
Topic: 20 Years in the making... My Cougar Story
Replies: 4
Views: 130

Re: 20 Years in the making... My Cougar Story

Welcome, great story and nice work hanging on to your cougar to see it through and the best part is it tells a story of your life. see above tip above about the vibration. Being a later model engine that could be your issue. its a 28oz vs 50oz and IIRC the 50oz balancers come into play around 1980 a...
by DieselD
Yesterday, 20:55
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Car Update and Seat Questions...
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Re: Car Update and Seat Questions...

For seats your going to need to make some brackets or adaptors to reuse your sliders so they bolt up to the floor. Typically this is pretty easy to do with most Aftermarket Universal seats. Have you looked into complete TMI seats yet? They have several options in both low back and high back. Some ve...
by DieselD
18 Oct 2019, 10:15
Forum: Classic Cougar Paint and Body
Topic: Nightmare under bondo
Replies: 6
Views: 313

Re: Nightmare under bondo

Does Arizona have a state inspection? I would presume it would fail. It sounds like it is not only unsafe for personal use but for others on the road as well. If it were for use on the farm I wouldn't be troubled. Driving on public streets is another. I wouldn't ever ignore a warning light on my ai...
by DieselD
17 Oct 2019, 09:46
Forum: Classic Cougar Speed Shop
Topic: Rack and pinion steering
Replies: 12
Views: 378

Re: Rack and pinion steering

Im interested in this subject as well, I rebuilt my stock stuff for the time being for a couple reasons mainly since I have a manual and unsure about powertrain options down the road. I know the stock stuff wont cut it long and Ill be looking to upgrade it. I am planning the borgenson route since th...
by DieselD
17 Oct 2019, 09:40
Forum: Ride of the Month
Topic: The October 2019 Ride of the Month is Lxg44's "69 Resto Mod
Replies: 18
Views: 358

Re: The October 2019 Ride of the Month is Lxg44's "69 Resto Mod

Congratulations. I apologize. I got tired of nominating your car because it simply kept losing. Good for you now though! :thumbup: I have no idea how my uncompleted not nearly as cool as LXG44s car won rotm a few months ago either, I have voted for his ride each and every time its come up for a vot...
by DieselD
17 Oct 2019, 09:29
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: Tire size
Replies: 17
Views: 449

Re: Tire size

Why would you waste money on custom made 15" tires? Bad advice. There's no advantage to 15" tires. Avon makes good 15" tires at more than twice the price of 16 and 17" tires. The offset of most 17" legendary rims also allows more tire and better quality tires with 17" rims. If they're new, they can...
by DieselD
17 Oct 2019, 09:07
Forum: Classic Cougar Paint and Body
Topic: Nightmare under bondo
Replies: 6
Views: 313

Re: Nightmare under bondo

yeah its nuts what kind of "body work" gets done out there. Its about as bad as rust and you never know the full extend until you start digging at the bondo to find the end. I recently had a sub contractors truck in the shop that was a 2016 F450 platinum that he bought at the auction for a smoking d...
by DieselD
16 Oct 2019, 09:42
Forum: The Master Registry
Topic: New purchase of '68 Cougar
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: New purchase of '68 Cougar

Welcome! That is a pretty nice looking cougar you have there! Does not look like it needs much to be a fun driver!
by DieselD
14 Oct 2019, 14:16
Forum: Ride of the Month
Topic: The October 2019 Ride of the Month is Lxg44's "69 Resto Mod
Replies: 18
Views: 358

Re: The October 2019 Ride of the Month is Lxg44's "69 Resto Mod

Very nice, I knew it was highly modified but not on a custom chassis. Thats pretty slick! Love the interior. Those are the seats Im looking at to replace the stockers with obviously alot less modifications. I like the use of them in the rear to ditch the bench
by DieselD
10 Oct 2019, 09:17
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Decor Restore
Replies: 5
Views: 227

Re: Decor Restore

The decor windlace is worth saving.I turned mine from ivy to black. I tried to stretch mine as best as can but its shrunk pretty far so I think I might still have a gap on the rear panels. I have a couple ideas to section another piece to fill it up You may have to take it off and pinch it tighter t...