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  1. Rear sump oil pan question

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Hey guys, I'm putting in an independent front suspension on my '68 and using the engine from my '67. I need to use a rear sump oil pan. My 289 actually has 1965 as the date stamp on it. The kit I'm looking at says fits 1983-2001 blocks. Question: Have the oil pan bolt pattern been changed...
  2. Rear oil leak (not rear seal or pan)

    Classic Cougar Tech
    I've developed an oil leak (actually it's almost an oil "drain.") I thought it was the rear seal as it's coming down the front of the bellhousing. I pulled the pan and changed the gasket and front/rear seals. However, I put the pan gasket on the pan first. It leaked. I dropped the pan...
  3. Market survey: Muscle car motor oil; specially formulated for pre '73 V8's

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Survey question: Would you buy a high Zinc Phosphorous oil blended specifically for classic V8's? A package of 6 quarts would retail for $40 with free shipping in the contiguous 48 states. Background details: As most of you are aware, the major oil companies have removed zinc and...
  4. Oil in coolant

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Hello all. I've got a '68 Cougar with what seems to be a decent amount of oil in the coolant. When I first got the car, I went to flush out the cooling system and got a ton of brown, sludgy liquid coming out. No idea how long it had been since the previous owners did anything to the system...
  5. The Future Of Gas Prices...

    The Future Of Gas Prices...

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