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hey guys as you all you I have a 1970 cougar in process of restoration, the motor was recently finished,i figured I would post pics of this beauty, comments wecome.It has a mutha thumpr camshaft, prostar alluminum heads,torker 2 intake, edlebrock carb,hi flow fuel pump, and much more as you can see.
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Looks nice. Hope you don't have power brakes with that cam! If yes, you are going to need an auxillary vacuum pump.
 

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I plan on gettin it dropped in whenever i can get a good week of warm weather here, i still have the engine compartment to be painted haha. But i do plan on using a vacuum pump. Ill post a video when i get it on my homemade engine tester.
 

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I dont have a vacuum pump on mine, and my cam only allows 4.5 inches of vacuum at idle, if that. I did convert the headlight vacuum storage tank under the fender the a storage tank for the brake booster though.
 

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Looks great. First thing I would do though is get rid of that Fram filter.
 

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Currently they arent hooked up, but will be doing the electric conversion.
 

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I've been using fram filters for 30 years.
 

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We need audio when you get it runnin'.... ;>0 Nice!
 

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Sweet looking piece. Since you asked for suggestions, I would add some cast aluminum Cougar Finned Valve covers. You have already strayed from the stock appearance and upgraded the heads, intake, distributor etc. I kind of think the stock valve covers could use some upgrading as well. Just my thoughts for what they are worth. Below is a photo of what I'm talking about:

 

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I used Edelbrock signature valve covers on my 393W (I kinda like finned aluminum), but ended since mine went through a few Cleveland winters, I ended up painting them with black, sanding the tops to reveal the fins, then clearcoating with a semi-gloss... Look good now...
 

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I used Repo Chrome "Power by Ford valve covers and restored a 72 351 CJ air cleaner(with w 351W snorkel) on mine. I like the "it may be factory" look. There are a lot of ways to detail out your engine to make it one of a kind.
 
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