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by ccarney69
Yesterday, 16:43
Forum: The GT-E Registry
Topic: Mecum Red GTE Engine Rebuild
Replies: 56
Views: 1660

Re: Mecum Red GTE Engine Rebuild

While you’ve got the engine tore down grab a picture of the bell housing flange on the very bottom of the engine, driver side. The same finished surface that the oil pan bolts to. In one of your pics of the bottom of this engine I see some kind of markings over there. That is exactly where my assemb...
by ccarney69
15 Dec 2018, 11:23
Forum: Ride of the Month
Topic: The December 2018 Ride of the Month is Gene Whitson's Grecian Gold '68 XR-7
Replies: 9
Views: 206

Re: The December 2018 Ride of the Month is Gene Whitson's Grecian Gold '68 XR-7

Great story, glad to see that you’re still living the dream. It’s amazing how we that owned a Cougar as our first car seem to end up here showing it off or something like it so many years later.
by ccarney69
15 Dec 2018, 09:22
Forum: The GT-E Registry
Topic: "GT-E" distributor
Replies: 16
Views: 304

Re: "GT-E" distributor

Even though they came on the 390 GT engine they are still hard to find and don’t come up often. There’s been three come up for sale recently but all had early dates like this one the last two had dates as early as 6H. This one did not make my search list because they used a zero instead of an oh in ...
by ccarney69
13 Dec 2018, 12:59
Forum: The GT-E Registry
Topic: Mecum Red GTE Engine Rebuild
Replies: 56
Views: 1660

Re: Mecum Red GTE Engine Rebuild

What are the dates on the heads?
by ccarney69
12 Dec 2018, 19:39
Forum: The Garage
Topic: New here from MN (with pics)
Replies: 7
Views: 247

Re: New here from MN (with pics)

Very nice CAT!!
by ccarney69
11 Dec 2018, 23:04
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 69 Rocky Mountain Purple R code rag.
Replies: 41
Views: 3248

Re: 69 Rocky Mountain Purple R code rag.

The car looks great, what’s left on the to do list?
by ccarney69
09 Dec 2018, 10:12
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: seal on top of radiator support
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: seal on top of radiator support

I used the Staples that come with the window weatherstrip kit (69). They worked fine and we’re exact fit for the staples and seal on top of the radiator support. I did drill the old staple holes out so that the new staple would fit through easily. To bend those staples I used a needle nose pliers un...
by ccarney69
04 Dec 2018, 19:28
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 68 R Code
Replies: 102
Views: 5208

Re: 68 R Code

I shopped hard and found that Wal-Mart had the cheapest price and also I qualified for free shipping. Saved more than $100 compared to the next best option. Who is the supplier on the Goodyear’s? Thanks, that’s good info. I put Firestones on mine but I like the looks of the Goodyears better so I mi...
by ccarney69
04 Dec 2018, 17:50
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 68 R Code
Replies: 102
Views: 5208

Re: 68 R Code

Who is the supplier on the Goodyear’s?
by ccarney69
02 Dec 2018, 11:32
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 68 R Code
Replies: 102
Views: 5208

Re: 68 R Code

Looking good, anticipating the front end work and details!