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by xr7g428
Today, 09:45
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: several running issues on my 390
Replies: 7
Views: 123

Re: several running issues on my 390

Before you go any further, check the timing and make sure it is correct. Verify that you don't have external vacuum leaks, and in particular confirm that the vacuum advance is working. Heating up a highway speeds is a very common symptom of a bad vacuum diaphragm. Once the timing is set you need to ...
by xr7g428
Today, 09:33
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: You have a spammer who needs banning !!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 89

Re: You have a spammer who needs banning !!!!

Yeah another one. And then there are the ones you don't see. Hoo boy. Happy Birthday Royce!
by xr7g428
Today, 09:30
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 4g phone jammer
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Re: 4g phone jammer

It's a real dilemma. I want to make it relatively easy to get an account so I don't lock out legitimate users, but difficult enough to keep the spammers out. I may change up the questions and see if I can keep them out.
by xr7g428
14 Jun 2019, 15:34
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Low Fuel Light ON with Ignition OFF
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Re: Low Fuel Light ON with Ignition OFF

Did you recently change out the solenoid? The prove out lead should be on the starter side not the battery side.
by xr7g428
14 Jun 2019, 09:58
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: This guy is a spammer Bill
Replies: 6
Views: 269

Re: This guy is a spammer Bill

Wow a spammer that can answer automotive questions. At least it isn't a robot I am fighting.
by xr7g428
13 Jun 2019, 20:32
Forum: Ride of the Month
Topic: The June 2019 Ride of the Month is Royce Peterson's '68 XR-7 Cobra Jet
Replies: 14
Views: 233

The June 2019 Ride of the Month is Royce Peterson's '68 XR-7 Cobra Jet

Cobra. Jet. Cougar. The biggest thing to happen to Ford performance since the introduction of the Flathead V8 happened on April 1st 1968. Ford and Mercury announced the availability of a new engine that could really deliver the kind of street performance enthusiasts had been begging for. Yet, some ...
by xr7g428
13 Jun 2019, 09:37
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: This guy is a spammer Bill
Replies: 6
Views: 269

Re: This guy is a spammer Bill

Thanks Royce! He is out of here!
by xr7g428
04 Jun 2019, 10:49
Forum: Parts Wanted
Topic: 68 fuel sending unit
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: 68 fuel sending unit

I rebuild these. I just bought some cores from another Cougar enthusiast. I believe there is one '68 core. I haven't checked it out yet to be sure it can be rebuilt, but it looks good so far. Can't help on the wiring pigtail.
by xr7g428
30 May 2019, 16:03
Forum: Classic Cougar Speed Shop
Topic: Autolite 6100
Replies: 6
Views: 172

Re: Autolite 6100

Absolutely beautiful!
by xr7g428
30 May 2019, 08:47
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Electronic Ignition - Pros and Cons
Replies: 13
Views: 407

Re: Electronic Ignition - Pros and Cons

Pertronix Ignitor II with the stock coil works very well. All you need to do it to run a new wire from the back of the ignition switch (connect to red or pink w/ green stripe for most years) out to the Ignitor.