Here's one of my Cougar that is "basically the same" Cougar from high school....in college I made one good Cougar out of two using many parts from my high school Cougar.....college was over 20 years ago!
Do you really want to take career advice from someone who has to work hard?
1968 Cougar, 302/C4, Bored 0.030, Holley 600cfm, Edlebrock Performer intake/cam, XR-7 dash and more
1974 Bronco, 302/C4, Holley 600cfm, 85 Mustang GT Aluminum intake, Power front disks, 2.5" lift
1989 Mustang GT, 5.0L/5 sp
1986 Mercury Capri, 5.0L/AOD, T tops, Lincoln Continental front disks