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by Don Rush
29 Jan 2014, 19:53
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: dying late model polyester seat belts
Replies: 14
Views: 299

Re: dying late model polyester seat belts

thanks don, and everyone, in my internet search for this answer, i have seen the rit dye mentioned and also jaquard dye? in actual color changes, these particular belts are grey from a 2003ish econoline bench seat. i am just seeing very conflicting answers from everyone on this subject, even profes...
by Don Rush
29 Jan 2014, 16:13
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: How to remove mercury man from grille center
Replies: 8
Views: 239

Re: How to remove mercury man from grille center

No lubricant needed. All you are doing is forcing a soft aluminum stud that has been swedged in place back out. As you look at the aluminum stud from the backside you will see the tooling marks of the swedge you are reversing.
by Don Rush
29 Jan 2014, 16:06
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: dying late model polyester seat belts
Replies: 14
Views: 299

Re: dying late model polyester seat belts

i have a set of grey bench seat starburst seat belts i would like to use in the back of the 69 . i wanted to dye them. any ideas or processes to make it look good? they just need to be black justin If you are just trying to liven up the color of black belts by dying them black again use Rob's sugge...
by Don Rush
29 Jan 2014, 13:58
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: How to remove mercury man from grille center
Replies: 8
Views: 239

Re: How to remove mercury man from grille center

The way I removed my Mercury Man from the center grille, I cleaned the sealant from the back side, then sprayed WD-40 on the stud and then I tapped it gently with something small a few times, until it popped off the front. John Correct! No grinding needed, just a gentle tap and a drop of epoxy to r...
by Don Rush
29 Jan 2014, 13:03
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: dying late model polyester seat belts
Replies: 14
Views: 299

Re: dying late model polyester seat belts

There is no coloring old webbing. The trick to getting the webbing out of the buckle is to shove (push) the end at an angle through the female end, you cannot pull it through. Washing machine works great, lots of soap.
by Don Rush
29 Jan 2014, 12:50
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: New guy that needs input on first 68 Cougar purchase
Replies: 33
Views: 1257

Re: New guy that needs input on first 68 Cougar purchase

I am a very newbie, having bought my Lime frost 68 xr7 off Ebay Sunday Jan 26th after having sold my nice 64 Falcon v8 hardtop just the day before to pursue this Cougar! Made $ on the Falcon with enough left over to have the Cougar transported. I enlarged and studied pics, as well as asked owner ma...
by Don Rush
27 Jan 2014, 16:46
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2014
Replies: 43
Views: 1405

Re: Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2014

After having just returned from the BJ Circus, and it is, I would say if you want to sell a car, take it to BJ. If you want to buy a car, go to Mecum or Russo Steele. No comparison between the two, and the divisions are getting wider every year. Generally speaking this is true and exactly what I ha...
by Don Rush
27 Jan 2014, 10:31
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: WCCC Open House 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 998

Re: WCCC Open House 2014

Having a meeting this week on that very subject. Input? July? August?
by Don Rush
27 Jan 2014, 10:29
Forum: Parts Wanted
Topic: 73 Cougar 351C oil pan
Replies: 3
Views: 471

Re: 73 Cougar 351C oil pan

Here is a link to our steel pan (no chrome)
by Don Rush
24 Jan 2014, 17:12
Forum: By Popular Demand! Show Us Your Cougar!
Topic: 67 XR7 auto to manual conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 1316

Re: 67 XR7 auto to manual conversion

You do not have join every Mustang and Cougar forum but it might help just to do a search on a few. I used the word"tremac" and found this thread at MC.net.