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  1. Question about an 8.8 explorer swap

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Hello everyone, I'm new to this thread and pretty new to the restoration game. I currently have a 68 with the stock 8 inch and was considering swapping in the explorer 8.8 rear end into my car. I find a bunch of threads on how to install in a 66 mustang and that doesn't help me because smaller...
  2. 1967 Cougar Restomod

    1967 Cougar Restomod

    Shown here at one of her first car shows....
  3. 1969/70 Cougar Convertible Restomod

    Cougar Community Discussion
    I have a 1969 convertible (rusted out POS) and a 1970 coupe (exceptionally clean). The original plan was to put the body panels from the 70 onto the 69 convert. But after having the 69 on a lift and really getting a good look at it, we decided to cut the top off the 70 and put the 69 convert...
  4. 67 Cougar restomod project almost done!

    Cougar Community Discussion
    Just thought I'd share some pictures of my 67 cougar that I've been building since 2010. Nothing crazy an the color isn't for everyone but I'm proud of it an thought some might like it also! Not sure if I'm posting pictures the correct way because I hardly ever go on here. It's got a 99 explore...
  5. 70 restomod

    Cougar Community Discussion
    The back story on this cougar. in 1972 my wife's grandmother on her mothers side purchased this car. Before she passed away my father in law asked if he could buy the car from her, as he had always loved it. Well she decided to give it to him and he has had the car since the mid 90's i...
  6. My 68 J Code Restored

    Cougar Community Discussion
    b4 after It took 7 months of hard work to complete but it was worth the $ and effort. This was my Grandma's that she got new. When I was 4 years old she told me she was going to leave it to me. I have been dreaming of having the car ever since so I had plenty of time to think about what I...
  7. Custom fiberglass job, NOONE ELSE LIKE IT

    Cougar Community Discussion
  8. ideas?

    Cougar Community Discussion
    So I have a 1973 mercury cougar that ive had for about a year and half now. Ive dumped ALOT of money into her and i think im about ready for paint, but before i do that i was curious, does any one have any cool resto mod ideas for the body before i paint and do you think a black and a gun metal...
  9. T5 manual clutch vs. Hydraulic???

    Classic Cougar Tech
    I am about to install a 1989 5.0 and T5 into my 67 and was wondering what I would have to do to to keep the manual clutch or what would I have to do to install a hydraulic clutch. Thanks to the economy money is tight so I am looking for the easiest and CHEAPEST route to go. If anyone has...
  10. headers for my 67 cougar 302, manual clutch

    Cougar Community Discussion
    I am probably going to keep my manual clutch z-bar with my 302 fuelie-T5 swap. I am having a hard time finding headers that will work with my z-bar and manual steering. I here some use long tube and others use shorties... I just want whats best for this application and I know that many of...
  11. Questions on wiring and etc...

    Cougar Community Discussion
    Hey guys once again I am here to ask more questions, thanks to all those who have helped me so far...I really appreciate it!!! I am in the middle of placing a 89GT EFI motor and T5 in my 67 cat and want to know what the best aftermarket wiring harness is out there? I have found a few different...
  12. 5.0 EFI restomod 1967 cat

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Im trying to figure out the best way to install a 89 5.0(with EFI) and T5 tranny in my 67 cougar. if anyone has any suggestions on --headers- long vs short and/or brands? (it is man. steering)? --any easy or universal wiring harnesses(priced easy that is)? --inline fuel pumps or in tank(if I...
  13. Efi 5.0, T5 retomod 67 cat

    Cougar Community Discussion
    Im trying to figure out the best way to install a 89 5.0(with EFI) and T5 tranny in my 67 cougar. if anyone has any suggestions on --headers- long vs short and/or brands? (it is man. steering)? --any easy or universal wiring harnesses(priced easy that is)? --inline fuel pumps or in tank(if I...
  14. 5.0 EFI into my 67 cougar restomod

    High Performance
    Im trying to figure out the best way to install a 89 5.0(with EFI) and T5 tranny in my 67 cougar. if anyone has any suggestions on --headers- long vs short and/or brands? (it is man. steering)? --any easy or universal wiring harnesses(priced easy that is)? --inline fuel pumps or in...
  15. 5.0 EFI into my 67 cougar restomod

    High Performance
    Im trying to figure out the best way to install a 89 5.0(with EFI) and T5 tranny in my 67 cougar. if anyone has any suggestions on --headers- long vs short and/or brands? (it is man. steering)? --any easy or universal wiring harnesses(priced easy that is)? --inline fuel pumps or in...
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