Ken, I was just looking in my '68 Cougar Body Assembly Manual and where the bracket is mounted in your first pic is about where either the steel wheel or styled steel wheel would mount if they had the space saver tire or collapsible spare tire. In the second pic is where the steel wheel or styled steel wheel would mount if they had the full size tire. If you have the Marti Report to your car, see if it lists the space saver tire or collapsible spare tire under the option list. JohnOk, the first picture shows where one was, and where one is. Can someone tell me where the 68 XR7 spare with style steel wheel
is suppose to be located.