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  1. 73 Cougar - Lack of acceleration

    Classic Cougar Tech
    recently purchased 73 cougar. Very pleased over all. I'm not a mechanic by any means and am looking for advise. The car starts and runs smoothly especially after a little war up. The acceleration is bad, although ultimately it will go as fast as I want on the highway. I sense that the car...
  2. Flat spot

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Ever since I've had this car, it has had a flat spot during it's acceleration in 1st gear. I recently replaced the points with a Pertronix III, replaced the plugs, wires, set the timing at 10* BTDC, rebuilt the Autolite 2100 carb, installed a new throttle cable and I've plugged off the leaking...
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