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by fordnutz
12 Jan 2019, 19:25
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 1969 XR-7 “R Code” convertible at the Russo & Steele Auction - Scottsdale 1/18 or 1/19 - NO RESERVE
Replies: 59
Views: 2441

Re: 1969 XR-7 “R Code” convertible at the Russo & Steele Auction - Scottsdale 1/18 or 1/19 - NO RESERVE

Maybe have some fun burning them off.
Sometimes things get in the way of our hobbies, but eventually we get back around to them.
by fordnutz
12 Jan 2019, 13:07
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 1969 XR-7 “R Code” convertible at the Russo & Steele Auction - Scottsdale 1/18 or 1/19 - NO RESERVE
Replies: 59
Views: 2441

Re: 1969 XR-7 “R Code” convertible at the Russo & Steele Auction - Scottsdale 1/18 or 1/19 - NO RESERVE

I think the tire companies did well after everyone got back home replacing rear tires that were worn down just a tad.
by fordnutz
12 Jan 2019, 11:11
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 1969 XR-7 “R Code” convertible at the Russo & Steele Auction - Scottsdale 1/18 or 1/19 - NO RESERVE
Replies: 59
Views: 2441

Re: 1969 XR-7 “R Code” convertible at the Russo & Steele Auction - Scottsdale 1/18 or 1/19 - NO RESERVE

We had a pretty good time filming that Cougar episode of American Muscle Car in January of 2005. Here's just a couple of the pictures I found in my files. _16_0086.jpg Some of the Cougars and their owners assembled in the Year One parking lot in Braselton, GA. CanAm 164.jpg The diagnosis underway on...
by fordnutz
12 Jan 2019, 00:47
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 1969 XR-7 “R Code” convertible at the Russo & Steele Auction - Scottsdale 1/18 or 1/19 - NO RESERVE
Replies: 59
Views: 2441

Re: 1969 XR-7 “R Code” convertible at the Russo & Steele Auction - Scottsdale 1/18 or 1/19 - NO RESERVE

Is this the famous burnout car king from the AMC video shoot in Atlanta, 2005? :D You really smoked 'em! http://www.thuntek.net/cougars_unlimited/1969_CJ_Cvt_Atlanta_2005.JPG http://www.thuntek.net/cougars_unlimited/Cougar_25_Year_One.jpg 1967 Cougar 2x4 289 #25 Vintage Racer Yeah, that was after h...
by fordnutz
09 Jan 2019, 11:09
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Tilt Steering Column Repair Question
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: Tilt Steering Column Repair Question

WCCC and a few Cougar enthusiasts do the rebuilds. I had Tony Augustine do my 68 tilt-away columns. They looked like new when I got them back.
by fordnutz
09 Jan 2019, 00:45
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Tilt Steering Column Repair Question
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: Tilt Steering Column Repair Question

WCCC has several great videos on the tilt-away steering columns.
To answer your question to the quick... it needs a rebuild.
by fordnutz
21 Nov 2018, 00:56
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Steering wheel damage
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Re: Steering wheel damage

Get a factory shop manual. They are almost worth their weight in gold. Here's a link to guy with a Mustang taking one apart, maybe he puts it back together too (I didn't watch the whole thing).
https://youtu.be/KlkwftQnUzA?t=90
by fordnutz
10 Nov 2018, 12:55
Forum: The Project Forum
Topic: 68 Rusto-Cat-Restoration
Replies: 10
Views: 277

Re: 68 Rusto-Cat-Restoration

Looks like you are doing just fine with your limited space. Good job. I notice the DSO is 16, which is Philadelphia, PA. I wonder what the story is on the car being sold in the Philly area and then making it's way out west. If you have not checked out the Cascade Cougar Club (www.cascadecougarclub.c...