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by Royce
06 Dec 2018, 06:23
Forum: By Popular Demand! Show Us Your Cougar!
Topic: 390 distributor identification help
Replies: 10
Views: 225

Re: 390 distributor identification help

Autolite, and later Motorcraft, made and sold a dual point conversion kit to fit any of the 8 cylinder distributors of the 1960's - 1970's. It sounds like that is what you have. Post some photos, we may be able to tell you more.
by Royce
05 Dec 2018, 06:26
Forum: The GT-E Registry
Topic: GTE Project
Replies: 33
Views: 1274

Re: GTE Project

Bright sunlight and cameras can cause Ford Corporate Dark Blue to look nearly white. Ford did not paint engines light blue in this period of time. Wow, that engine paint on the black GTE looks like light blue!! Let's let the debate begin!! Same thing with Mustangs in this era!! Just got a PCV Valve ...
by Royce
04 Dec 2018, 18:33
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 68 R Code
Replies: 102
Views: 5139

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.

ccarney69 wrote:
04 Dec 2018, 17:50
Who is the supplier on the Goodyear’s?
by Royce
04 Dec 2018, 15:45
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 68 R Code
Replies: 102
Views: 5139

Re: 68 R Code

Edited comments - You are right, I liked the look of it compared to original. We will see how it holds up over time.
Blitz wrote:
04 Dec 2018, 13:21
Looking goooooood! I'm surprised you used the SEM "color coat" paint on the taillight bezels, isn't that more intended for vinyl and such?
by Royce
03 Dec 2018, 17:51
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 68 R Code
Replies: 102
Views: 5139

Re: 68 R Code

Today was a milestone of sorts. I got four of the wheels and tires mounted and balanced. That way I can turn it around for the transmission and engine to go in.
by Royce
02 Dec 2018, 18:31
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 68 R Code
Replies: 102
Views: 5139

Re: 68 R Code

WCCC - they were so nice it seemed a shame to paint them.

Al Bundy wrote:
02 Dec 2018, 13:14
Who did you use to rechrome the bezels?
by Royce
02 Dec 2018, 10:19
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 68 R Code
Replies: 102
Views: 5139

Re: 68 R Code

Time to start on the front of the car.
by Royce
02 Dec 2018, 10:10
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 68 R Code
Replies: 102
Views: 5139

Re: 68 R Code

Yesterday I finally had all the things I needed to assemble the tail lights and put them back on the car. Spent all day on them, from bead blasting the bases to masking and painting.
by Royce
29 Nov 2018, 10:42
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Thermostat housing leak
Replies: 25
Views: 573

Re: Thermostat housing leak

+1 - any coolant leaks need to be fixed if you want the car to be reliable at all.
catlover wrote:
29 Nov 2018, 09:26
What I have seen more than once is , if you do not glue the T-stat into the housing it can slip out and get a piece of the edge between housing and manifold and cause a leak.
by Royce
27 Nov 2018, 06:26
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Door Latches stuck shut
Replies: 11
Views: 257

Re: Door Latches stuck shut

Yes. As mentioned previously.

rcrossen wrote:
26 Nov 2018, 20:41
I got the new latches in from WCCC and the drivers side works great. The passenger side is still occasionally sticking. Could it be the handle rod is screwed to far up or down?