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first start of the 1967 cougar

After just a *few* attempts (and replacing the fuel pump), the 289 2 barrel cougar finally starts for us at the 24 second mark. (followed by fuel leaking out of the top and bottom engine just after this ended.....but hey, at least it started!) Background noise is the Volvo, acting as a battery charger, as the cougar's battery is DEAD. Unfortunately, another fuel pump is now required as it was cross-threaded.....)


 


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