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by Bill Cahill
03 Mar 2018, 12:59
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Headers
Replies: 3
Views: 237

Re: Headers

Thanks Royce,
Will theses clear the clutch Z-bar?
by Bill Cahill
03 Mar 2018, 09:10
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Headers
Replies: 3
Views: 237

Headers

In September I began to restore my base model '67 Cougar to be a driver and not a show car. The car has 100K orig miles and has been parked since 1984. It was an original 289, 2bbl carb with a 3 spd manual brakes and steering. and just up graded from the original 3 Spd to a 4 spd T-10 Top loader out...
by Bill Cahill
03 Oct 2017, 09:13
Forum: The Master Registry
Topic: New Member 1967 Cougar owner
Replies: 9
Views: 683

Re: New Member 1967 Cougar owner

Thanks for the input...I do body, paint and Fab work on the side, so that cost is just materials. Good Idea about trying to get the motor run first before pulling it. If I decided to go with a crate engine, who would you suggest? And are turn key engines worth it or even available?
by Bill Cahill
02 Oct 2017, 14:42
Forum: The Master Registry
Topic: New Member 1967 Cougar owner
Replies: 9
Views: 683

Re: New Member 1967 Cougar owner

Thank Don,

I think I'm leaning towards a slight resto-mod and add safety features to make it a nice driver. If it was your car and you were working on a $8K budget (Minus body and paint) what would you do? and I like the PDB idea and maybe PS.

Thanks,

Bill
by Bill Cahill
02 Oct 2017, 12:10
Forum: The Master Registry
Topic: New Member 1967 Cougar owner
Replies: 9
Views: 683

Re: New Member 1967 Cougar owner

Thanks Don,

I will be contacting you this week for the bumper, a passenger side floor pan replacement, carpet kit and probably the reinforcement(s) and a vinyl top

Here are some photos of the interior
by Bill Cahill
02 Oct 2017, 10:59
Forum: The Master Registry
Topic: New Member 1967 Cougar owner
Replies: 9
Views: 683

New Member 1967 Cougar owner

Hello, I just acquired a California 1967 Mercury Cougar, one owner, low millage, 289, 2 bbl., 3 spd. manual, base model (manual brakes and steering). The car has been in storage for the past 33 years. The original owner took the car off the road to replace the clutch and started to do a mild disasse...