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by fordnutz
15 Aug 2019, 12:45
Forum: The XR7-G Registry
Topic: 68 G valance
Replies: 34
Views: 882

Re: 68 G valance

If the original Marchal lights were recalled, I doubt that the valance would’ve been changed to properly fit the Lucas lights. The original Lucas light valances were also notched up where the lights were mounted. Only the second generation of the fog light buckets I had made had the mount tab welded...
by fordnutz
09 Aug 2019, 15:46
Forum: The XR7-G Registry
Topic: 68 G valance
Replies: 34
Views: 882

Re: 68 G valance

The fog lamps are Lucas, but the valance looks like it was designed for the Marchal lights.
by fordnutz
20 Jul 2019, 00:46
Forum: The Garage
Topic: Movin' On, But Not Gone
Replies: 55
Views: 1349

Re: Movin' On, But Not Gone

Best of luck to you Andrew. You are always great to deal with and always a smile on your face.
by fordnutz
18 Jul 2019, 00:44
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Starter grind
Replies: 8
Views: 203

Re: Starter grind

It could be the Bendix in the starter not pulling back fast enough and catches the fly wheel. You are probably going to need to replace the starter before it damages stuff.
by fordnutz
07 Jul 2019, 20:33
Forum: The XR7-G Registry
Topic: 68 G valance
Replies: 34
Views: 882

Re: 68 G valance

I found some on E-Bay. https://www.ebay.com/bhp/marchal-fog-lights And one narrowed down to your specific need. https://www.ebay.com/itm/1968-Shelby-gt350-gt500-Marchal-fog-lights-ONLY-100-correct-ORIGINALS-on-eBay-/153448359014 Thing is that if you can figure out the correct model number you need y...
by fordnutz
07 Jul 2019, 20:06
Forum: The XR7-G Registry
Topic: 68 G valance
Replies: 34
Views: 882

Re: 68 G valance

Good luck finding the Marchals. I've never looked into them, so I have no idea how hard they are to come by.
by fordnutz
07 Jul 2019, 15:48
Forum: The XR7-G Registry
Topic: 68 G valance
Replies: 34
Views: 882

Re: 68 G valance

Here is the schematic of the G front valance from the Mercury Master Parts Catalog.
G valance schematic.jpg
And a picture of a Lucas fog light installed in a Hertz G.
IM000426.jpg
by fordnutz
07 Jul 2019, 14:19
Forum: The XR7-G Registry
Topic: 68 G valance
Replies: 34
Views: 882

Re: 68 G valance

I have never seen a G front valance like the picture of the one you posted, Randy. But maybe there was a difference between those getting Marchal and Lucas lights. The picture in my post is of the original reproduction fog light buckets that I had reproduced. The original version was pretty much an ...
by fordnutz
07 Jul 2019, 01:11
Forum: The XR7-G Registry
Topic: 68 G valance
Replies: 34
Views: 882

Re: 68 G valance

There's one to mount the light through and another that a rubber grommet sits in with the wiring for the fog light, and two drain holes near the bottom.
Resize of repro buckets in valance2.jpg
by fordnutz
27 Jun 2019, 00:10
Forum: Classic Cougar Experience
Topic: My first
Replies: 9
Views: 315

Re: My first

The stance looks pretty good to me. Nice looking cat.
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