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  1. Carb Buildup/Deposits?

    Classic Cougar Tech
    I've got a 600cfm Holley that's been spewing fuel like crazy, lately. I bought a new Eddie to put on the engine since I wanted a new carb anyway. So, I started checking out the fuel bowls for the Holley and found a decent bit of a smelly, chalk-like deposit sitting in it. It seems to be in other...
  2. Car won't take gas

    Classic Cougar Tech
    When my car is cold, it sometimes does this weird thing where it acts like it wants to die and it won't take gas. This happens in about the 20-30 mph range and the only way to keep going seems to be to put the pedal almost to the floor and then it eventually accepts it after 2-3 seconds and...
  3. Need Help! 1968 Cougar

    Okay, so here's the deal. I'm not the most knowledgeable car guy, so I'm seeking a little help. Today I just purchased a 1968 Mercury Cougar Xr7 302 2 barrel. It has a Holley 650 carburetor and an automatic c4 transmission. The issue is the car won't shift into 3rd year and when I put it into...
  4. 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...
  5. FS: Fairlane/Mustang/Cougar/Marauder J-Code 302 4V Intake Manifold C8ZE

    67-68 Parts for Sale
    I posted an intake for sale that you guys may be interested in for current/upcoming restorations: Here is a 4-barrel Ford Small Block J-Code 302 intake (pulled from a '68 Mercury Marauder) for...