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by Mike_B_SVT
19 Mar 2019, 10:44
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Advice - Close to overheating
Replies: 24
Views: 382

Re: Advice - Close to overheating

The temp sender is likely way off. There is not a new temp sensor for our old Fords that is any good. Get a good used one. It will fix your problem. Yeah, very common problem with the new temp sensors. Like the others mentioned, look for a known good used one, or an NOS Motorcraft or Autolite from ...
by Mike_B_SVT
18 Mar 2019, 12:46
Forum: Classic Cougars for Sale
Topic: Eliminators on the Market (October 2017)
Replies: 19
Views: 2020

Re: Eliminators on the Market (October 2017)

That’s crazy not to put that car back to numbers matching. I don’t understand some people’s thinking. I understand they may not want to incur the cost of fully reuniting the block. Not a cheap proposition, and would likely not gain them any profit (i.e. expenses would be about what you would gain i...
by Mike_B_SVT
18 Mar 2019, 12:43
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Low Fuel Thermistor Troubleshooting
Replies: 6
Views: 182

Re: Low Fuel Thermistor Troubleshooting

Thanks for the feeback fellas, I appreciate it!

I decided to just hold off on messing with it for now and put it all back together. Weather is too nice right now to not be driving my car :-)
by Mike_B_SVT
15 Mar 2019, 23:08
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Low Fuel Thermistor Troubleshooting
Replies: 6
Views: 182

Low Fuel Thermistor Troubleshooting

Hey Fellahs, My low fuel light stopped working a few years ago. Before you say "ELFI", I already have a replacement thermistor that I purchased back when the light first stopped working. I'm currently in the fuel system replacing the old lines and I have the sending unit out for fuel tank inspection...
by Mike_B_SVT
15 Mar 2019, 18:24
Forum: Classic Cougars for Sale
Topic: Mecum auction
Replies: 20
Views: 909

Re: Mecum auction

Did they only make 260 S code Eliminators in 1969? (referring to the orange one listed above as Lot F104) That production figure seems rather rare. Yes, only 260 S-code Eliminators built. 36 in Competition Orange / Black Interior with 390 / C6 Automatic, like the auction car (9F91S580693). Of those...
by Mike_B_SVT
12 Mar 2019, 14:51
Forum: Classic Cougars for Sale
Topic: Mecum auction
Replies: 20
Views: 909

Re: Mecum auction

Did they only make 260 S code Eliminators in 1969? (referring to the orange one listed above as Lot F104) That production figure seems rather rare. Yes, only 260 S-code Eliminators built. 36 in Competition Orange / Black Interior with 390 / C6 Automatic, like the auction car (9F91S580693). Of those...
by Mike_B_SVT
08 Mar 2019, 15:41
Forum: Classic Cougars for Sale
Topic: Eliminators on the Market (March 2019)
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: Eliminators on the Market (March 2019)

Al Bundy wrote:
07 Mar 2019, 14:56
Apparently Mike is the man for all things Eliminator.
Only some things. Dave is the man for all things Eliminator.

I'm just the man sittin' beside The Man.
by Mike_B_SVT
07 Mar 2019, 13:52
Forum: Classic Cougars for Sale
Topic: Eliminators on the Market (March 2019)
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: Eliminators on the Market (March 2019)

Still available...

'70 w/ 351, Auto. Competition Orange, Houndstooth Interior. In KS for $35k
https://kansascity.craigslist.org/cto/d ... 72950.html
0F91M510877
by Mike_B_SVT
07 Mar 2019, 13:51
Forum: Classic Cougars for Sale
Topic: Eliminators on the Market (March 2019)
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: Eliminators on the Market (March 2019)

triggered a memory- a 70 green Elim w/ sunroof. Painted orange(poor job as green was showing everywhere!) The car was also a 4 speed IIRC... Motor had been rebuilt. I did some work on it, but don't recall what as this was in 1992+? Lost track of the Cat a few years later... Bill, the 4-speed sunroo...
by Mike_B_SVT
07 Mar 2019, 12:28
Forum: Classic Cougars for Sale
Topic: Eliminators on the Market (March 2019)
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: Eliminators on the Market (March 2019)

What ever happened to that comp green 70 sunroof eliminator that guy found in the salvage yard and was making it a resto mod?? Always wondered what ever happened to it since he was selling it.. thanks pat Pat, as far as I know that car is still available. Haven't heard from the owner in a few years...