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  1. Leaf spring bushings: polyurethane or Del-A-Lum?

    Classic Cougar Tech
    I'm trying to build a 1969 daily that I can take to the drag strip once in a while. I was set on getting 4 1/2 leaf mid eyes with polyurethane bushings until I found out WCCC is the only place that sells the polyurethane bushings for Cougars, so it would cost around $160 (with shipping) to get...
  2. Which leaf springs and bushings are best for daily/drag

    Classic Cougar Tech
    I am trying to build a sort of good handling daily/drag cougar build on a budget. For the rear suspension I was planning on KYB gas adjust shocks, mustangs plus cougar 5 leaf or 4 1/2 leaf mid eye leaf springs, and global west Del-A-Lum bushings. I've heard as a general rule of thumb you can go...
  3. looking for advice

    Cougar Community Discussion
    I just got a 1967 cougar, she is powered with a 289 single 4 barrel carb. she has been modified a bit ( oversized cam ). I am looking to a lot of work and would like to start with the suspension. Has anyone changed out the original front suspension and steering to rack and pinion and coil over...
  4. '69 XR7 Front Suspension Ride Heights - w/351W

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Considering replacing some front suspension parts as the front end seems a little tired compared to the rear. I suspect the front springs are original. While other front suspension parts have been replaced, I have no history of the springs being done. Therefore, replacement springs, spring...
  5. Suspension

    Suspension

    Total Control Products components, Pro-Motorsports springs, Addco sway bar and Wilwood brakes.
  6. Best all Around Rear Suspension?

    High Performance
    Hey guys, I'm new to the site and have had a very nice '68 for about 6 years now. It started as a father son project, but now we have a lil bet going on. The point is I plan on upgrading the rear end to a 9in and wanted to know if anyone had experience or helpful tips in a good set-up for a...
  7. Recommendations for suspension upgrade

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Hi All, I want to see if there are any suggestions from the group on suspension upgrades, specially front suspension. A couple years ago I rebuilt the entire front end using Mustangs Plus Grab-a-track suspension kit...
  8. Possible Front Suspension Parts Looking for Input

    High Performance
    I was planning on using TCI's front end kit, but it is not compatible with a cleveland as the front sump . This is my workaround: http://stang-aholics.com/ShowItem/108547%2067%20-68%20Mustang%20Front%20Coil%20Over%20Conversion%20Kit.aspx...
  9. finally started the suspension

    High Performance
    Finally started on the suspension should have the rest done bye the new year
  10. GT/ PP Rear Leafs on a 67 std

    Classic Cougar Tech
    I have a 67 std with a 302, pretty bare bones. I put 620 coil springs on the front, and notice that around corners around 60-70 mph, it seems the stress from the front end is transferred through the unibody to the rear (They feel horribly mushy)...The rear leafs are shot anyway (1 inch lean to...
  11. Alignment help

    Classic Cougar Tech
    I recently replaced my front end suspension but it is so out of alignment that i cant drive it to get it aligned. the bottoms of the tires bow in when siting still and when i drive its almost like they bow out and are riding on the walls of the tires. Can someone please give me a step by step...
  12. Help!

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Hey guys just lettin everyone know my suspension rebuild was a successess.... so far. I have replaced everything but i have a problem. I forgot to put grease in the upper control arm!!!! i have already put the spring and shock and EVERYTHING else back in. What would happen if i left it...
  13. Front end suspension help

    Classic Cougar Tech
    I have a 73 mercury cougar xr7. im replacing the front suspension on both sides and was told there is a special way to do it or i could get hurt fromt he shock or something? Any tips or advice? id love to have a step by step if anyone would be willing
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