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TheRktmn
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Age: 57
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Location: TX, USA

1969 Mercury Cougar XR7

PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:03 am    Post subject: icon_note  Reply with quote

Nothing. Absolutely nothing.
As soon as I get some free time I need to swap that high falootin' billet in line filter for a good old fashioned tried and true plastic see through and then find out why the float stuck. I suspect the 'fore mentioned filter allowed some crap left over from the e-gas episode through .
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Local Hero
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Joined: 19 Jan 2006
Age: 51
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Location: Northcoast, Cleveland, Ohio


PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:00 pm    Post subject: icon_note  Reply with quote

Finally got all the setbacks taken care of and got back on the Hero this weekend. Bro came over and welded in the shock tower reinforcements. (See pic on Curbie FB.)

The replacement headlight vacuum tank arrived from WCCC and I painted that up. I also painted up the misc loose parts that I'll be re-using. Need to do a little bit of clean-up and seam sealing in and around the front end and then I can get going on reassembly.

As an aside: I ordered some high zoot inner and outer adjustable tie-rods that are supposed to eliminate all traces of bump-steer. Those have been on backorder for over a month. I might need to put the stock stuff back on just to get the thing moved back into it's winter parking spot.
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TheRktmn
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1969 Mercury Cougar XR7

PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:18 am    Post subject: icon_note  Reply with quote

Curbie FB?
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irreverantScamp
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Joined: 24 Mar 2006
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Location: A Socialists paradise

1969 Mercury Cougar XR7

PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:41 am    Post subject: icon_note  Reply with quote

TheRktmn wrote:
Curbie FB?


FB??
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:27 am    Post subject: icon_note  Reply with quote

Work with me here fellas :)
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TheRktmn
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1969 Mercury Cougar XR7

PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:46 am    Post subject: icon_note  Reply with quote

Local Hero wrote:
Work with me here fellas :)


Exactly ;)
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TheRktmn
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Age: 57
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Location: TX, USA

1969 Mercury Cougar XR7

PostPosted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:23 am    Post subject: icon_note  Reply with quote

Pulled the high falootin' billet micron fuel filter off - found more crap inside. Took the top off the carb, found more crap inside.
Cleaned out the carb, will install good old fashioned Fram G13 plastic see through paper element fuel filter as soon as I can get one.
Plan to crank her over and pump a bunch of fuel into a glass container to make sure no crap is still in pump or lines, then crawl under & check filter at tank.
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Wombat
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Age: 68
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Location: Brisbane, Australia


PostPosted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:56 pm    Post subject: icon_note  Reply with quote

Walked into the shed - looked at the 428 - still in pieces - muttered a curse - closed the shed. Yes it is possible to hate a car
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:00 pm    Post subject: icon_note  Reply with quote

Rolled under the thing and did some Simple Green clean-up and some paint touch up on the front subframe. All set to start bolting the new stuff back on. But it'll have to wait until I get back from SoCal next week. Jetting off tomorrow.

Checked into the back-order on the tie rods. They told me "two weeks." Funny thing is that exactly what they told me when I placed the order in late September. :(
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TheRktmn
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1969 Mercury Cougar XR7

PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:41 pm    Post subject: icon_note  Reply with quote

Put top back on the carb.
Installed a brand new good old fashioned plastic FRAM G3 inline filter and chucked that high falootin' computer designed powder coated billet aluminum micro filter into the woods.
Cranked engine over until fuel stopped going into the bowls, checked for leaks, put the air filter back on.
This weekend I will replace from the fuel pump back - including the tank.
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