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Posts: 25
From: Concord, CA, USA
Registered: Apr 2001

posted 07-19-2001 01:02 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 69Cougar   Click Here to Email 69Cougar     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
eh, i figured no one ever posts anything here so i will.
i put a new McLeod clutch in my cougar.
took me 2 days..5 hours each day. and i had a pretty good record for injuries. i didnt hurt myself....until...i got it all put together, and i tore off down the street through first and second....then one of the clips that holds the shift linkage to the shifter i was down the street under the car again..and it happened.
SSSSSSSSSSSS..........i burned my arm pretty bad on the collector..thats what i get for lowering the car 2 1/2 inches, its hard to fit myself under there without jacking it up...but anyways i ended up driving the car home in second and fixing it i burned myself for nothing.
anyways, the moral of the story is....i forgot.... but al least it was about my cougar.

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From: Jefferson City, MO
Registered: Aug 2000

posted 07-19-2001 04:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for tomslo   Click Here to Email tomslo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Sounds like something I would (and have) done! I have tried tightening the header bolts right after the engine quit running before. Why? Because I was thinking about it at the time!

I have been spoiled the last 6 or so years by driving a lifted F150. Easy to get underneath to work on!

Good luck with your cougar!


1991 F150, 4X4, lift, 35's, 4.9l
1991 Mustang LX 5.0L, AOD
1970 Cougar, 351C-4v, C6

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From: ...a wonderful place to be.... orange county... NC!!!! M&M member #92 .... a blue-oval GRRL-deluxe.....
Registered: Jun 99

posted 07-19-2001 06:43 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for kwazykat   Click Here to Email kwazykat     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
hi guys...

i am such the slacker moderator these days...

but i promise, once i am working again and back into some semblance of a routine, i will be here much much more....

as it is, i am so determined to stay busy i find all kinds of other stuff to do besides be online.... shame on me..... what the heck am i thinking!!!

thank you for posting and replying.... i miss being around....


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