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  1. 1969 Battery

    Classic Cougar Tech
    I have a 1969 Convertible with a 351 Windsor M 4 Bbl. What size battery, CCA and CA do I need. The current one that is dead was a group size 75, 670 CCA and 835 CA.
  2. 67 cougar charging issues

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Ever since I have owned my car, I have had issues with the charging system. I have gone though countless alternators and batteries. I tired converting to a 1 wire alternator setup with the regulator attached on the side, still didn't fix it. The car will say charged for awhile after changing the...
  3. can a bad starter solenoid drain a battery?

    Classic Cougar Tech
    I have a draw on my battery, and I have a new 3G alternator with an internal regulator. When the car is running it reads 14.5 when the car is off the battery reads 12.5...two hours later the battery is at 10 and so on. Now I was told that it could possible be a grounding issue and nothing to...
  4. WTF...no voltage regulator?!?!?!

    Classic Cougar Tech
    I'm reading up on my new 3g alternator today and they mention a voltage regulator numerous times. I know that the Taurus 3g alternator has one built in, but I can't seem to find the old one so I can disconnect it...is there anywhere else that it might be other than near the battery?
  5. marker lights draining battery

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Car did not have marker lights so I put on some aftermarket types. Battery drains to nothing in a matter of minutes with them. Has anyone used aftermarket marker lights that have worked on their 67/68? Or do I need to go back to the original larger ones? Thank you -
  6. horn cuts out, flasher gets stuck

    Classic Cougar Tech
    My project car is irritating me. Tried to start the Cat and it was completely dead. Battery is only a few months old. Horn cuts out when turning wheel, flashers get stuck after two flashes. I think some wires in the steering column are causing the battery drain, the horn cutting out, and...
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