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\nOverall, I am pretty pleased with how it turned out. I should have done it a while ago.
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    \nThe other day I was doing some unrelated things (I had some trouble with the DBW going into limp mode) and I accidentally spilled a little alcohol on the hood. I noticed that the alcohol soaked into the hood and made it a lot darker, which I liked. This lead to some further experimenting. I did a portion of the hood and I rather liked the results:
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    \nVarious people have also suggested trying penetrol, so I did a portion of the roof, and I liked what it did for the paint as well.
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    \nWhat prompted all of this is that before it got too cold, I wanted to do something about the roof, trunk, and other horizontal surfaces. The sun has really done a number on those areas. You can see how badly the paint is flaking on the roof:
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    \nThe trunk wasn\'t much better. You can also see how the clear coat is just coming off on the top of the rear quarter.
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    \nSo I grabbed a palm sander with some 80 grit and went to town. What a mess!
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    \nI sanded the roof, trunk, hood, tops of the fenders, and basically all other areas where the clear was checkered and coming off. This was after I rinsed the car. The hood was still wet, but you can see the roof, rear quarter, and tops of the doors have been sanded. All of the light areas is where I used the sander.
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    \nThen I started to coat the whole car with penetrol. I used a green scotch brite pad to apply it.
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    \nHere is the whole car after everything was coated with penetrol.
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    \r\n Today I finally got started on the electronic steering project. I\'ve also been meaning to address another problem. All you Ford guys know how the stock pedal pivot points are made. Ford decided that it was a good idea to use some sort of pot metal bushing that was swedged into the pedal box. High mileage cars really suffer the most, but even my low mileage car had really wobbly pedals. The clutch pedal takes the majority of the load and it also holds the main support shaft for the brake pedal.
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    \nMustang Steve has been a round a long time and I had one of his kits for fixing this problem. He sells a nice set of parts that allow you to replace the stock bushings with roller bearings. So while I was waiting for a few more parts to arrive for the electronic steering, I figured I would go ahead and fix the wobbly pedals. Since I already pulled the steering column, it wasn\'t but a few more bolts and the pedal box was taken out.
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    \nHere is the pedal box with the pot metal bushings reamed out. I used a step drill then an angle grinder.
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    \nThen is was time for a little welding. My wife is out of town for a few days, so naturally, what better place to weld than in the kitchen. That door leads to the one car garage, which is holding my GTO, without any spare room. The welder is parked just on the other side of the wall right next to a power outlet. Perfect...
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    \nThe kit from Mustang Steve includes these little bearing sleeves that have to be welded to the pedal box. Don\'t judge me...it has been a long time since I have fused metal together.
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    \nThe bearings support the shaft for the clutch and the brake pedals.
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    \nHere is the whole thing put together and assembled for good.
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    \r\n It was raining sideways this morning, but by the early afternoon it had stopped, so I decided to make a little more progress.
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    \nThe first thing I did was fix the attaching points of the lower column support. From the factory the column support is held in place with sheet metal screws that go into the firewall. I figured I can improve on that a little. I got an inexpensive rivnut kit on Amazon, drilled out the holes and installed 1/4" rivnuts into the firewall. Sorry for the weird picture, but I forgot to take a picture this afternoon so I took one with a flash light.
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    \nThe UPS guy showed up and brought me the lower steering shaft bearings. I ordered two kinds. I really liked the one on the left, but it turned out to be disappointing. As it turns out it isn\'t a bearing at all, but just a swiveling bushing. The bearing on the right will do nicely. The bore fits on my steering shaft much better and there are two set screws in the retaining collar. The three hole bearing will go back to Speedway.
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    \nI then made a paper template of the column support, transferred it to some 16 gauge steel, and punched 4 holes in the appropriate locations. I made the holes a little bigger so there is a little bit of give and take when the column gets installed.
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    \nI am going to wait until the column is done to mount the bearing, but it will go something like this.
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    \nAs I mentioned before, I am going to use a 1.5" ID steel collar to attach the upper column tube to the Toyota motor.
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    \nThe OD of the collar is exactly the same as the OD of column tube. I figured it was going to be a challenge butt welding that collar to the end of the tube. Now, if I only had a little lathe!!!
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    \nI used my angle grinder with the thin wizwheelofdeath and "machined" a step in the collar. The tolerances for this sort of thing don\'t exactly have to be to the .00001". Turned out pretty nice!
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    \nThere is a little bit of a tapper in the step, but it fits really nicely inside the column tube. I figured this will be much easier to weld, since I won\'t have to worry about blowing through the thin wall of the column tube. A couple of taps with the hammer and that sleeve will fit perfectly inside the column tube.
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    \nTomorrow I should make some more progress. The second column will be here, hopefully around 11:00am. The weather should be good too, with only a 30% chance of rain.
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    \r\n Nice work Andrew. I went with a Scott Drake roller bearing setup for the pedal hangar on Isabel, you just remove the pot metal bushings and the new parts go in place and are held in the hangar with external snap rings. The only rub is if you have the "wrong" type of hangar with different OD pot metal bushings. If you do and remove them, the kit will not work (ask me how I know!). The MS kit would work well in that case (but is a lot more work!). In any case, thanks, as always for sharing your adventures and projects with us!
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pn[760170] = "760138,760626"; pn[760626] = "760170,760858"; pn[760858] = "760626,760890"; pn[760890] = "760858,760906"; pn[760906] = "760890,760914"; pn[760914] = "760906,760922"; pn[760922] = "760914,760946"; pn[760946] = "760922,760930"; pn[760930] = "760946,761130"; pn[761130] = "760930,761410"; pn[761410] = "761130,764266"; pn[764266] = "761410,764282"; pn[764282] = "764266,764290"; pn[764290] = "764282,764370"; pn[764370] = "764290,764482"; pn[764482] = "764370,764810"; pn[764810] = "764482,764826"; pn[764826] = "764810,764842"; pn[764842] = "764826,765625"; pn[765625] = "764842,765689"; pn[765689] = "765625,765705"; pn[765705] = "765689,765713"; pn[765713] = "765705,765729"; pn[765729] = "765713,766066"; pn[766066] = "765729,766250"; pn[766250] = "766066,766370"; pn[766370] = "766250,766466"; pn[766466] = "766370,766826"; pn[766826] = "766466,766842"; pn[766842] = "766826,766850"; pn[766850] = "766842,767345"; pn[767345] = "766850,767409"; pn[767409] = "767345,767433"; pn[767433] = "767409,767602"; pn[767602] = "767433,767706"; pn[767706] = "767602,767722"; pn[767722] = "767706,767730"; pn[767730] = "767722,767985"; pn[767985] = "767730,767778"; pn[767778] = "767985,767786"; pn[767786] = "767778,768337"; pn[768337] = "767786,768553"; pn[768553] = "768337,768874"; pn[768874] = "768553,768994"; pn[768994] = "768874,769562"; pn[769562] = "768994,769578"; pn[769578] = "769562,769802"; pn[769802] = "769578,769890"; pn[769890] = "769802,769994"; pn[769994] = "769890,770121"; pn[770121] = "769994,770145"; pn[770145] = "770121,770169"; pn[770169] = "770145,770754"; pn[770754] = "770169,771098"; pn[771098] = "770754,771194"; pn[771194] = "771098,771266"; pn[771266] = "771194,771338"; pn[771338] = "771266,771642"; pn[771642] = "771338,772594"; pn[772594] = "771642,773450"; pn[773450] = "772594,773514"; pn[773514] = "773450,773522"; pn[773522] = "773514,773674"; pn[773674] = "773522,774194"; pn[774194] = "773674,774650"; pn[774650] = "774194,774906"; pn[774906] = "774650,775042"; pn[775042] = "774906,775298"; pn[775298] = "775042,775361"; pn[775361] = "775298,775401"; pn[775401] = "775361,775569"; pn[775569] = "775401,776353"; pn[776353] = "775569,776513"; pn[776513] = "776353,777793"; pn[777793] = "776513,777817"; pn[777817] = "777793,777841"; pn[777841] = "777817,778450"; pn[778450] = "777841,778538"; pn[778538] = "778450,778977"; pn[778977] = "778538,777825"; pn[777825] = "778977,777849"; pn[777849] = "777825,778097"; pn[778097] = "777849,778105"; pn[778105] = "778097,778354"; pn[778354] = "778105,778370"; pn[778370] = "778354,778434"; pn[778434] = "778370,778642"; pn[778642] = "778434,778682"; pn[778682] = "778642,778786"; pn[778786] = "778682,778850"; pn[778850] = "778786,778945"; pn[778945] = "778850,779009"; pn[779009] = "778945,779377"; pn[779377] = "779009,780033"; pn[780033] = "779377,780433"; pn[780433] = "780033,780553"; pn[780553] = "780433,780601"; pn[780601] = "780553,780609"; pn[780609] = "780601,780625"; pn[780625] = "780609,780769"; pn[780769] = "780625,782162"; pn[782162] = "780769,782898"; pn[782898] = "782162,782954"; pn[782954] = "782898,783425"; pn[783425] = "782954,783433"; pn[783433] = "783425,783441"; pn[783441] = "783433,783449"; pn[783449] = "783441,783473"; pn[783473] = "783449,783481"; pn[783481] = "783473,783489"; pn[783489] = "783481,783497"; pn[783497] = "783489,783537"; pn[783537] = "783497,783561"; pn[783561] = "783537,783569"; pn[783569] = "783561,783577"; pn[783577] = "783569,783593"; pn[783593] = "783577,783601"; pn[783601] = "783593,783609"; pn[783609] = "783601,783649"; pn[783649] = "783609,784889"; pn[784889] = "783649,784953"; pn[784953] = "784889,785097"; pn[785097] = "784953,785105"; pn[785105] = "785097,785425"; pn[785425] = "785105,785441"; pn[785441] = "785425,785457"; pn[785457] = "785441,786322"; pn[786322] = "785457,787017"; pn[787017] = "786322,787025"; pn[787025] = "787017,787081"; pn[787081] = "787025,787097"; pn[787097] = "787081,787145"; pn[787145] = "787097,787177"; pn[787177] = "787145,787298"; pn[787298] = "787177,787618"; pn[787618] = "787298,787650"; pn[787650] = "787618,787705"; pn[787705] = "787650,788081"; pn[788081] = "787705,788169"; pn[788169] = "788081,788425"; pn[788425] = "788169,789074"; pn[789074] = "788425,789322"; pn[789322] = "789074,789330"; pn[789330] = "789322,789338"; pn[789338] = "789330,789633"; pn[789633] = "789338,789641"; pn[789641] = "789633,789681"; pn[789681] = "789641,789689"; pn[789689] = "789681,789729"; pn[789729] = "789689,789737"; pn[789737] = "789729,789753"; pn[789753] = "789737,789801"; pn[789801] = "789753,789809"; pn[789809] = "789801,789817"; pn[789817] = "789809,789857"; pn[789857] = "789817,790001"; pn[790001] = "789857,790033"; pn[790033] = "790001,790049"; pn[790049] = "790033,790649"; pn[790649] = "790049,791122"; pn[791122] = "790649,791170"; pn[791170] = "791122,791186"; pn[791186] = "791170,791378"; pn[791378] = "791186,791506"; pn[791506] = "791378,791865"; pn[791865] = "791506,792793"; pn[792793] = "791865,792921"; pn[792921] = "792793,793337"; pn[793337] = "792921,793417"; pn[793417] = "793337,793473"; pn[793473] = "793417,793889"; pn[793889] = "793473,793913"; pn[793913] = "793889,794057"; pn[794057] = "793913,794337"; pn[794337] = "794057,794633"; pn[794633] = "794337,795154"; pn[795154] = "794633,797449"; pn[797449] = "795154,795162"; pn[795162] = "797449,795170"; pn[795170] = "795162,795186"; pn[795186] = "795170,795641"; pn[795641] = "795186,798025"; pn[798025] = "795641,798073"; pn[798073] = "798025,798105"; pn[798105] = "798073,798153"; pn[798153] = "798105,798177"; pn[798177] = "798153,798217"; pn[798217] = "798177,798321"; pn[798321] = "798217,798433"; pn[798433] = "798321,798353"; pn[798353] = "798433,798441"; pn[798441] = "798353,798553"; pn[798553] = "798441,798785"; pn[798785] = "798553,798833"; pn[798833] = "798785,798937"; pn[798937] = "798833,799089"; pn[799089] = "798937,799105"; pn[799105] = "799089,799113"; pn[799113] = "799105,799121"; pn[799121] = "799113,799433"; pn[799433] = "799121,799449"; pn[799449] = "799433,799529"; pn[799529] = "799449,799537"; pn[799537] = "799529,799609"; pn[799609] = "799537,800274"; pn[800274] = "799609,800642"; pn[800642] = "800274,800674"; pn[800674] = "800642,800754"; pn[800754] = "800674,800930"; pn[800930] = "800754,800954"; pn[800954] = "800930,800970"; pn[800970] = "800954,801026"; pn[801026] = "800970,801042"; pn[801042] = "801026,802850"; pn[802850] = "801042,802922"; pn[802922] = "802850,803041"; pn[803041] = "802922,803873"; pn[803873] = "803041,803889"; pn[803889] = "803873,803913"; pn[803913] = "803889,804025"; pn[804025] = "803913,804033"; pn[804033] = "804025,804233"; pn[804233] = "804033,804049"; pn[804049] = "804233,804241"; pn[804241] = "804049,804353"; pn[804353] = "804241,804393"; pn[804393] = "804353,804473"; pn[804473] = "804393,804481"; pn[804481] = "804473,804505"; pn[804505] = "804481,806498"; pn[806498] = "804505,806953"; pn[806953] = "806498,804698"; pn[804698] = "806953,805185"; pn[805185] = "804698,806490"; pn[806490] = "805185,807010"; pn[807010] = "806490,807034"; pn[807034] = "807010,807130"; pn[807130] = "807034,807162"; pn[807162] = "807130,807186"; pn[807186] = "807162,807226"; pn[807226] = "807186,807473"; pn[807473] = "807226,807377"; pn[807377] = "807473,807481"; pn[807481] = "807377,807545"; pn[807545] = "807481,807553"; pn[807553] = "807545,807977"; pn[807977] = "807553,808025"; pn[808025] = "807977,808977"; pn[808977] = "808025,809009"; pn[809009] = "808977,809201"; pn[809201] = "809009,809313"; pn[809313] = "809201,810145"; pn[810145] = "809313,810153"; pn[810153] = "810145,810345"; pn[810345] = "810153,810849"; pn[810849] = "810345,810929"; pn[810929] = "810849,810937"; pn[810937] = "810929,810945"; pn[810945] = "810937,812385"; pn[812385] = "810945,812953"; pn[812953] = "812385,813033"; pn[813033] = "812953,813337"; pn[813337] = "813033,813377"; pn[813377] = "813337,813521"; pn[813521] = "813377,813529"; pn[813529] = "813521,813849"; pn[813849] = "813529,813801"; pn[813801] = "813849,813857"; pn[813857] = "813801,813905"; pn[813905] = "813857,813913"; pn[813913] = "813905,813921"; pn[813921] = "813913,814073"; pn[814073] = "813921,814089"; pn[814089] = "814073,814225"; pn[814225] = "814089,814665"; pn[814665] = "814225,814673"; pn[814673] = "814665,814209"; pn[814209] = "814673,815025"; pn[815025] = "814209,815193"; pn[815193] = "815025,815337"; pn[815337] = "815193,815609"; pn[815609] = "815337,815665"; pn[815665] = "815609,815673"; pn[815673] = "815665,815681"; pn[815681] = "815673,815697"; pn[815697] = "815681,815881"; pn[815881] = "815697,815905"; pn[815905] = "815881,815913"; pn[815913] = "815905,816241"; pn[816241] = "815913,816522"; pn[816522] = "816241,816530"; pn[816530] = "816522,816618"; pn[816618] = "816530,816634"; pn[816634] = "816618,816778"; pn[816778] = "816634,816898"; pn[816898] = "816778,817466"; pn[817466] = "816898,818385"; pn[818385] = "817466,819577"; pn[819577] = "818385,820297"; pn[820297] = "819577,820585"; pn[820585] = "820297,820681"; pn[820681] = "820585,820937"; pn[820937] = "820681,821881"; pn[821881] = "820937,821993"; pn[821993] = "821881,822217"; pn[822217] = "821993,822865"; pn[822865] = "822217,823033"; pn[823033] = "822865,823281"; pn[823281] = "823033,823289"; pn[823289] = "823281,823409"; pn[823409] = "823289,823417"; pn[823417] = "823409,823585"; pn[823585] = "823417,824081"; pn[824081] = "823585,824105"; pn[824105] = "824081,824169"; pn[824169] = "824105,824257"; pn[824257] = "824169,825153"; pn[825153] = "824257,825337"; pn[825337] = "825153,825441"; pn[825441] = "825337,825161"; pn[825161] = "825441,825281"; pn[825281] = "825161,825465"; pn[825465] = "825281,825529"; pn[825529] = "825465,825577"; pn[825577] = "825529,825665"; pn[825665] = "825577,825585"; pn[825585] = "825665,825673"; pn[825673] = "825585,825753"; pn[825753] = "825673,825769"; pn[825769] = "825753,825897"; pn[825897] = "825769,825913"; pn[825913] = "825897,825777"; pn[825777] = "825913,825865"; pn[825865] = "825777,825873"; pn[825873] = "825865,825889"; pn[825889] = "825873,825921"; pn[825921] = "825889,825881"; pn[825881] = "825921,826009"; pn[826009] = "825881,826258"; pn[826258] = "826009,826274"; pn[826274] = "826258,826298"; pn[826298] = "826274,826713"; pn[826713] = "826298,826753"; pn[826753] = "826713,826785"; pn[826785] = "826753,826793"; pn[826793] = "826785,826905"; pn[826905] = "826793,826921"; pn[826921] = "826905,827009"; pn[827009] = "826921,827025"; pn[827025] = "827009,827033"; pn[827033] = "827025,827041"; pn[827041] = "827033,827073"; pn[827073] = "827041,827089"; pn[827089] = "827073,827105"; pn[827105] = "827089,827177"; pn[827177] = "827105,827513"; pn[827513] = "827177,827521"; pn[827521] = "827513,827657"; pn[827657] = "827521,827553"; pn[827553] = "827657,827665"; pn[827665] = "827553,827681"; pn[827681] = "827665,828049"; pn[828049] = "827681,828297"; pn[828297] = "828049,828385"; pn[828385] = "828297,828393"; pn[828393] = "828385,828457"; pn[828457] = "828393,828465"; pn[828465] = "828457,828617"; pn[828617] = "828465,828713"; pn[828713] = "828617,828769"; pn[828769] = "828713,829017"; pn[829017] = "828769,829041"; pn[829041] = "829017,829113"; pn[829113] = "829041,830633"; pn[830633] = "829113,830705"; pn[830705] = "830633,830729"; pn[830729] = "830705,830913"; pn[830913] = "830729,830993"; pn[830993] = "830913,831009"; pn[831009] = "830993,831017"; pn[831017] = "831009,831025"; pn[831025] = "831017,831425"; pn[831425] = "831025,831649"; pn[831649] = "831425,831793"; pn[831793] = "831649,831673"; pn[831673] = "831793,831801"; pn[831801] = "831673,832089"; pn[832089] = "831801,832137"; pn[832137] = "832089,832161"; pn[832161] = "832137,832289"; pn[832289] = "832161,832609"; pn[832609] = "832289,832913"; pn[832913] = "832609,833001"; pn[833001] = "832913,833097"; pn[833097] = "833001,833113"; pn[833113] = "833097,833689"; pn[833689] = "833113,833737"; pn[833737] = "833689,834041"; pn[834041] = "833737,834265"; pn[834265] = "834041,834473"; pn[834473] = "834265,834585"; pn[834585] = "834473,834737"; pn[834737] = "834585,835265"; pn[835265] = "834737,835729"; pn[835729] = "835265,835817"; pn[835817] = "835729,835897"; pn[835897] = "835817,835857"; pn[835857] = "835897,835889"; pn[835889] = "835857,835905"; pn[835905] = "835889,836546"; pn[836546] = "835905,836634"; pn[836634] = "836546,836841"; pn[836841] = "836634,837729"; pn[837729] = "836841,837769"; pn[837769] = "837729,837889"; pn[837889] = "837769,837945"; pn[837945] = "837889,838025"; pn[838025] = "837945,838233"; pn[838233] = "838025,838265"; pn[838265] = "838233,838289"; pn[838289] = "838265,838009"; pn[838009] = "838289,837929"; pn[837929] = "838009,838017"; pn[838017] = "837929,838073"; pn[838073] = "838017,838625"; pn[838625] = "838073,838665"; pn[838665] = "838625,838769"; pn[838769] = "838665,838785"; pn[838785] = "838769,839073"; pn[839073] = "838785,839105"; pn[839105] = "839073,839185"; pn[839185] = "839105,839193"; pn[839193] = "839185,839265"; pn[839265] = "839193,839281"; pn[839281] = "839265,839649"; pn[839649] = "839281,839802"; pn[839802] = "839649,840625"; pn[840625] = "839802,840633"; pn[840633] = "840625,843497"; pn[843497] = "840633,843953"; pn[843953] = "843497,844121"; pn[844121] = "843953,844201"; pn[844201] = "844121,844433"; pn[844433] = "844201,844465"; pn[844465] = "844433,844553"; pn[844553] = "844465,844601"; pn[844601] = "844553,844609"; pn[844609] = "844601,844641"; pn[844641] = "844609,844657"; pn[844657] = "844641,845057"; pn[845057] = "844657,845713"; pn[845713] = "845057,845953"; pn[845953] = "845713,846138"; pn[846138] = "845953,847153"; pn[847153] = "846138,847209"; pn[847209] = "847153,848345"; pn[848345] = "847209,848369"; pn[848369] = "848345,848377"; pn[848377] = "848369,848401"; pn[848401] = "848377,848409"; pn[848409] = "848401,848561"; pn[848561] = "848409,848481"; pn[848481] = "848561,848609"; pn[848609] = "848481,848641"; pn[848641] = "848609,848665"; pn[848665] = "848641,848681"; pn[848681] = "848665,848705"; pn[848705] = "848681,848721"; pn[848721] = "848705,848849"; pn[848849] = "848721,848921"; pn[848921] = "848849,849201"; pn[849201] = "848921,849265"; pn[849265] = "849201,849321"; pn[849321] = "849265,849185"; pn[849185] = "849321,849273"; pn[849273] = "849185,849329"; pn[849329] = "849273,849489"; pn[849489] = "849329,849521"; pn[849521] = "849489,849537"; pn[849537] = "849521,849529"; pn[849529] = "849537,849545"; pn[849545] = "849529,849561"; pn[849561] = "849545,849585"; pn[849585] = "849561,850385"; pn[850385] = "849585,850601"; pn[850601] = "850385,851761"; pn[851761] = "850601,852049"; pn[852049] = "851761,852498"; pn[852498] = "852049,852530"; pn[852530] = "852498,852602"; pn[852602] = "852530,853673"; pn[853673] = "852602,856265"; pn[856265] = "853673,857129"; pn[857129] = "856265,857145"; pn[857145] = "857129,857306"; pn[857306] = "857145,857314"; pn[857314] = "857306,857322"; pn[857322] = "857314,857362"; pn[857362] = "857322,857394"; pn[857394] = "857362,857354"; pn[857354] = "857394,857370"; pn[857370] = "857354,857402"; pn[857402] = "857370,859201"; pn[859201] = "857402,859217"; pn[859217] = "859201,859225"; pn[859225] = "859217,859522"; pn[859522] = "859225,859802"; pn[859802] = "859522,859249"; pn[859249] = "859802,859810"; pn[859810] = "859249,859826"; pn[859826] = "859810,859834"; pn[859834] = "859826,859842"; pn[859842] = "859834,859858"; pn[859858] = "859842,859914"; pn[859914] = "859858,859946"; pn[859946] = "859914,859970"; pn[859970] = "859946,860082"; pn[860082] = "859970,860074"; pn[860074] = "860082,860481"; pn[860481] = "860074,860489"; pn[860489] = "860481,861233"; pn[861233] = "860489,862241"; pn[862241] = "861233,863658"; pn[863658] = "862241,863666"; pn[863666] = "863658,863761"; pn[863761] = "863666,863801"; pn[863801] = "863761,863777"; pn[863777] = "863801,863785"; pn[863785] = "863777,863841"; pn[863841] = "863785,863849"; pn[863849] = "863841,863857"; pn[863857] = "863849,863865"; pn[863865] = "863857,864066"; pn[864066] = "863865,864418"; pn[864418] = "864066,868130"; pn[868130] = "864418,868154"; pn[868154] = "868130,868178"; pn[868178] = "868154,868306"; pn[868306] = "868178,868594"; pn[868594] = "868306,868138"; pn[868138] = "868594,868298"; pn[868298] = "868138,868818"; pn[868818] = "868298,868914"; pn[868914] = "868818,874569"; pn[874569] = "868914,874673"; pn[874673] = "874569,874689"; pn[874689] = "874673,874729"; pn[874729] = "874689,874769"; pn[874769] = "874729,874785"; pn[874785] = "874769,875145"; pn[875145] = "874785,875297"; pn[875297] = "875145,874833"; pn[874833] = "875297,874849"; pn[874849] = "874833,891377"; pn[891377] = "874849,891473"; pn[891473] = "891377,891537"; pn[891537] = "891473,891553"; pn[891553] = "891537,891577"; pn[891577] = "891553,892754"; pn[892754] = "891577,892858"; pn[892858] = "892754,893745"; pn[893745] = "892858,893785"; pn[893785] = "893745,893865"; pn[893865] = "893785,907865"; pn[907865] = "893865,910594"; pn[910594] = "907865,910666"; pn[910666] = "910594,911282"; pn[911282] = "910666,911394"; pn[911394] = "911282,911402"; pn[911402] = "911394,911418"; pn[911418] = "911402,914665"; pn[914665] = "911418,914689"; pn[914689] = "914665,914713"; pn[914713] = "914689,915418"; pn[915418] = "914713,914753"; pn[914753] = "915418,915426"; pn[915426] = "914753,915442"; pn[915442] = "915426,915450"; pn[915450] = "915442,915474"; pn[915474] = "915450,915458"; pn[915458] = "915474,915642"; pn[915642] = "915458,916449"; pn[916449] = "915642,916505"; pn[916505] = "916449,916545"; pn[916545] = "916505,916553"; pn[916553] = "916545,916689"; pn[916689] = "916553,917441"; pn[917441] = "916689,917897"; pn[917897] = "917441,917953"; pn[917953] = "917897,918369"; pn[918369] = "917953,918385"; pn[918385] = "918369,918465"; pn[918465] = "918385,918505"; pn[918505] = "918465,918537"; pn[918537] = "918505,918601"; pn[918601] = "918537,919593"; pn[919593] = "918601,919673"; pn[919673] = "919593,919689"; pn[919689] = "919673,919857"; pn[919857] = "919689,919897"; pn[919897] = "919857,920241"; pn[920241] = "919897,920361"; pn[920361] = "920241,920817"; pn[920817] = "920361,920825"; pn[920825] = "920817,921921"; pn[921921] = "920825,921929"; pn[921929] = "921921,921937"; pn[921937] = "921929,923825"; pn[923825] = "921937,923873"; pn[923873] = "923825,924129"; pn[924129] = "923873,934866"; pn[934866] = "924129,934874"; pn[934874] = "934866,934882"; pn[934882] = "934874,935530"; pn[935530] = "934882,936121"; pn[936121] = "935530,936113"; pn[936113] = "936121,936129"; pn[936129] = "936113,936137"; pn[936137] = "936129,936169"; pn[936169] = "936137,936193"; pn[936193] = "936169,936305"; pn[936305] = "936193,936361"; pn[936361] = "936305,936545"; pn[936545] = "936361,936689"; pn[936689] = "936545,936697"; pn[936697] = "936689,937393"; pn[937393] = "936697,937769"; pn[937769] = "937393,937785"; pn[937785] = "937769,937793"; pn[937793] = "937785,937897"; pn[937897] = "937793,937961"; pn[937961] = "937897,938513"; pn[938513] = "937961,938553"; pn[938553] = "938513,938577"; pn[938577] = "938553,938585"; pn[938585] = "938577,938593"; pn[938593] = "938585,938673"; pn[938673] = "938593,938713"; pn[938713] = "938673,939105"; pn[939105] = "938713,939289"; pn[939289] = "939105,939297"; pn[939297] = "939289,939345"; pn[939345] = "939297,939353"; pn[939353] = "939345,939369"; pn[939369] = "939353,940033"; pn[940033] = "939369,941626"; pn[941626] = "940033,941849"; pn[941849] = "941626,941977"; pn[941977] = "941849,942065"; pn[942065] = "941977,941633"; pn[941633] = "942065,941650"; pn[941650] = "941633,941665"; pn[941665] = "941650,941737"; pn[941737] = "941665,941745"; pn[941745] = "941737,941769"; pn[941769] = "941745,941857"; pn[941857] = "941769,941985"; pn[941985] = "941857,942073"; pn[942073] = "941985,942081"; pn[942081] = "942073,943305"; pn[943305] = "942081,943961"; pn[943961] = "943305,943953"; pn[943953] = "943961,945561"; pn[945561] = "943953,945577"; pn[945577] = "945561,945737"; pn[945737] = "945577,945761"; pn[945761] = "945737,945769"; pn[945769] = "945761,945777"; pn[945777] = "945769,945801"; pn[945801] = "945777,945809"; pn[945809] = "945801,945985"; pn[945985] = "945809,946033"; pn[946033] = "945985,946089"; pn[946089] = "946033,946097"; pn[946097] = "946089,946193"; pn[946193] = "946097,946257"; pn[946257] = "946193,947202"; pn[947202] = "946257,947234"; pn[947234] = "947202,947242"; pn[947242] = "947234,948994"; pn[948994] = "947242,949010"; pn[949010] = "948994,949026"; pn[949026] = "949010,949098"; pn[949098] = "949026,949034"; pn[949034] = "949098,949018"; pn[949018] = "949034,949082"; pn[949082] = "949018,949042"; pn[949042] = "949082,949050"; pn[949050] = "949042,949058"; pn[949058] = "949050,949090"; pn[949090] = "949058,949274"; pn[949274] = "949090,949290"; pn[949290] = "949274,949314"; pn[949314] = "949290,949170"; pn[949170] = "949314,949202"; pn[949202] = "949170,949354"; pn[949354] = "949202,949522"; pn[949522] = "949354,950042"; pn[950042] = "949522,950050"; pn[950050] = "950042,950642"; pn[950642] = "950050,950730"; pn[950730] = "950642,950058"; pn[950058] = "950730,950106"; pn[950106] = "950058,950170"; pn[950170] = "950106,950554"; pn[950554] = "950170,952569"; pn[952569] = "950554,952593"; pn[952593] = "952569,955265"; pn[955265] = "952593,960497"; pn[960497] = "955265,964002"; pn[964002] = "960497,964010"; pn[964010] = "964002,964298"; pn[964298] = "964010,964441"; pn[964441] = "964298,968297"; pn[968297] = "964441,969154"; pn[969154] = "968297,971089"; pn[971089] = "969154,973506"; pn[973506] = "971089,978258"; pn[978258] = "973506,978514"; pn[978514] = "978258,978874"; pn[978874] = "978514,979042"; pn[979042] = "978874,979106"; pn[979106] = "979042,984594"; pn[984594] = "979106,984657"; pn[984657] = "984594,985961"; pn[985961] = "984657,987297"; pn[987297] = "985961,987857"; pn[987857] = "987297,987889"; pn[987889] = "987857,987914"; pn[987914] = "987889,988865"; pn[988865] = "987914,993027"; pn[993027] = "988865,993025"; pn[993025] = "993027,993073"; pn[993073] = "993025,993085"; pn[993085] = "993073,993089"; pn[993089] = "993085,993097"; pn[993097] = "993089,993099"; pn[993099] = "993097,993101"; pn[993101] = "993099,993103"; pn[993103] = "993101,993113"; pn[993113] = "993103,993123"; pn[993123] = "993113,993129"; pn[993129] = "993123,993131"; pn[993131] = "993129,993135"; pn[993135] = "993131,993139"; pn[993139] = "993135,993149"; pn[993149] = "993139,993167"; pn[993167] = "993149,993185"; pn[993185] = "993167,993285"; pn[993285] = "993185,993353"; pn[993353] = "993285,993355"; pn[993355] = "993353,993373"; pn[993373] = "993355,993387"; pn[993387] = "993373,993449"; pn[993449] = "993387,993497"; pn[993497] = "993449,993533"; pn[993533] = "993497,993603"; pn[993603] = "993533,993817"; pn[993817] = "993603,993821"; pn[993821] = "993817,994433"; pn[994433] = "993821,994481"; pn[994481] = "994433,994491"; pn[994491] = "994481,994483"; pn[994483] = "994491,994489"; pn[994489] = "994483,994569"; pn[994569] = "994489,994587"; pn[994587] = "994569,994603"; pn[994603] = "994587,995099"; pn[995099] = "994603,995183"; pn[995183] = "995099,860497"; pn[860497] = "995183,729473"; // cached usernames pu[0] = guestphrase; pu[15172] = "andrewb70"; pu[25330] = "ndtorque"; pu[601] = "badcatt"; pu[11452] = "Al Bundy"; pu[10953] = "desertdave55"; pu[17374] = "cat crazy"; pu[8965] = "ken68cat"; pu[1425] = "Local Hero"; pu[5040] = "JB BATTERSHILL"; pu[91] = "leonbray"; pu[2733] = "CATHOUSE"; pu[4582] = "dennisg"; pu[1714] = "bosselim69"; pu[17742] = "Blue68cat"; pu[9237] = "Bad69cat"; pu[4310] = "twocats"; pu[9437] = "68PUMA"; pu[1487] = "68calypso"; pu[3511] = "1969XR7Vert"; pu[213] = "Art"; pu[17617] = "frankie3555"; pu[9197] = "cyclonelou"; pu[51369] = "Tkosinski2"; pu[56473] = "Pryor2the70s"; pu[14952] = "Harvey"; pu[57730] = "stang"; pu[8475] = "Addict2n20"; pu[1728] = "cougarshaman"; pu[27337] = "hanver"; pu[3725] = "jcbingcougar"; pu[34162] = "NordicNightmare"; pu[15948] = "Katwoman"; pu[17995] = "screamin_67"; pu[53778] = "GT001"; pu[434] = "Michaels 69"; pu[8020] = "jk69cat"; pu[18129] = "erkthejerk73"; pu[10234] = "dmac"; pu[16978] = "Brian F"; pu[12259] = "CatsRock"; pu[17827] = "preaction"; pu[3619] = "Don Rush"; pu[2858] = "sh0x"; pu[25682] = "Lxg44"; pu[7162] = "Leroy Reeves"; pu[74577] = "sacarriker"; pu[84882] = "Mercurial Punch"; pu[88407] = "dexcraft"; pu[789] = "Royce Peterson"; pu[81513] = "DieselD"; pu[88453] = "martinbrown637"; pu[88611] = "Reece C"; // -->

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      Re: 1967 Cougar build

      I recently completed a 1000 mile road trip in the Cougar and I noticed that the steering was particularly numb on center. While driving down the highway I found myself having to constantly steer it in order to keep it going straight. I attributed this mostly to the windy conditions that I encountered at various points on the trip, but I didn't give it much more thought.


      After getting home, I noticed that there was a little squeaking noise from the front end when I made slow right hand turns. I suspected that maybe the preload on the front bearings has loosened up, so I jacked it up to investigate. Rocking the wheel at the 12 and 6 o'clock position really didn't show any unusual looseness in the bearings, however, I did find significant slop when I rocked the wheel at the 3 and 9 o'clock positions:





      Although all of my front end components are "new" they do have about 15K miles on them since installation. After seeing the slop in the rack, I called TCP and was surprised and pleased to get a live tech guy on the line. His name was Mike and he was very helpful. He told me that due to the straight cut gears of the rack and pinion gears, periodic inspection and adjustment is necessary to minimize the backlash. He outlined the procedure and I went outside and did it. I also noticed that the passenger side inner tie rod was a little loose where it was bolted to the rack, and I was able to address that.


      Needles to say, the steering feels much better. The return to center is much improved and the on center feel is also much better (no duh...considering how much slop was there)! I plan to have the car up on a rack in the near future to inspect all of the steering and the suspension components and fix anything I find.


      Take away: don't assume everything is tight and working properly just because all of the components are "new."


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