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  1. 67-68 Emergency parking brake warning light alternative COOL MOD

    Cougar Community Discussion
    Hey, I thought id share this with you guys. My 68 never came with the parking brake warning light and I admit that I have forgotten to release my e-brake on time more than once so to ensure I never forget again I thought I would Mod this light into my dash pad for about $20 vs paying $200+ for...
  2. Stall During Heavy Braking

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Today I was driving though town when a light turned red in the "no man's land" where you don't know whether to hit the brakes or the gas. I hit the brakes pretty hard. At this point, I lost the power brakes. I stopped then noticed that the engine was off. I threw the tranny in neutral and...
  3. brake lights out...I'm stumped

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Hey guys, I got pulled over the other day on my way to the junkyard and the cop told me my tail lights were out, we chatted for about 10 minutes about the car and he gave me a fix it ticket w/no fine and rode off (awesome Cougar moment). I'm actually glad he stopped me because theres no way of...
  4. Engine dies after ignition install

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Installed a new Autolite distributor, cap and rotor while installing a Pertronix Igniter III today. After setting the timing to 10* BTDC I hooked the outer diaghram of the vacuum advance to the carb port and plugged the inner diaghram since i'm missing the valve near the thermostat housing that...
  5. parking brake acting crazy

    Classic Cougar Tech
    my parking brake has been acting crazy in the last few days and I'm wondering which way is it to loosen the brake drums in the back, on the driver side is it up or down? Its staying engaged even when I release the brake lever. geesh
  6. Hydraulic Brake Booster and Drum to Disc Brake Conversion kit

    High Performance
    Hi, I have almost reached the end of my 1968 Cougar restoration project, but I'm not happy with the front and rear drum brakes. I've found this interesting Hydraulic Brake Booster: http://www.cougarbrakeparts.com/products.asp?cat=15 Has anyone tried out one of these, or something similar...
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