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by berns68
10 Dec 2018, 13:04
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Engine Bay Refresh question?
Replies: 22
Views: 478

Re: Engine Bay Refresh question?

Brian - white vinyl top
by berns68
10 Dec 2018, 08:57
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Engine Bay Refresh question?
Replies: 22
Views: 478

Re: Engine Bay Refresh question?

All the suggestions so far were on my list over the years. Every winter I always seem to find more I can do. One thing I did last year was replace the body colored painted fender bolts and removed the black paint from the shock tower and hood latch bolts. So you're on the right track and what you'v...
by berns68
08 Dec 2018, 09:58
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Engine Bay Refresh question?
Replies: 22
Views: 478

Re: Engine Bay Refresh question?

All the suggestions so far were on my list over the years. Every winter I always seem to find more I can do. One thing I did last year was replace the body colored painted fender bolts and removed the black paint from the shock tower and hood latch bolts. So you're on the right track and what you've...
by berns68
02 Dec 2018, 10:28
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 68 R Code
Replies: 102
Views: 5173

Re: 68 R Code

Nicely done Royce!
by berns68
01 Nov 2018, 15:09
Forum: Classic Cougar Experience
Topic: Getting older, getting dumber...
Replies: 7
Views: 392

Re: Getting older, getting dumber...

Once down don't forget to make sure the lug nuts are tight too! :lol:
by berns68
31 Oct 2018, 19:55
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Have you driven your Cougar today?
Replies: 473
Views: 22732

Re: Have you driven your Cougar today?

pellets4fuel wrote:
31 Oct 2018, 19:36
No Mike, not a member of any clubs at this point. Where's Plainfield, Il. I know where Plainfield, WI is :)
Thanks!
I'm just west of Joliet, IL. Here is the link for the local region Cougar club: https://www.catsccc.com/
by berns68
31 Oct 2018, 19:22
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Have you driven your Cougar today?
Replies: 473
Views: 22732

Re: Have you driven your Cougar today?

David, Beautiful car!!! You're just north from me and I know our days to drive them are limited now. Work out the little things and hopefully you drive her like crazy in 2019. Are you a CATS club member yet?
by berns68
22 Oct 2018, 07:02
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: What factory build mistakes have you seen on Cougars?
Replies: 21
Views: 685

Re: What factory build mistakes have you seen on Cougars?

My 68 standard San Jose November 67 build has a woodgrain steering wheel, 67 light switch knob, and had a remote mirror installed that had no interior handle installed. Also no vacuum cannister for factory tilt away column under the battery tray. Mike, early '68 standards with the base interior wer...
by berns68
21 Oct 2018, 09:07
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: What factory build mistakes have you seen on Cougars?
Replies: 21
Views: 685

Re: What factory build mistakes have you seen on Cougars?

My 68 standard San Jose November 67 build has a woodgrain steering wheel, 67 light switch knob, and had a remote mirror installed that had no interior handle installed. Also no vacuum cannister for factory tilt away column under the battery tray.
by berns68
24 Sep 2018, 08:50
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Repair or replace?
Replies: 13
Views: 448

Re: Repair or replace?

Follow up: Well at the last minute Friday I decided to drive to Springfield for the Rt.66 Mother Road Festival Car show held this weekend and it appears all is well, no shimmy's, vibrations, or leaks! Put on about 350 miles roundtrip. Since it was a new-old housing I had to replace the axle seals ag...