Front Suspension & Chassis Upgrades - '68 Cougar / Mustang
In this video, we show some of the ways you can easily stiffen your car's
chassis and upgrade your front suspension. Using Andrew's '68 Cougar as a
guinea pig, we bolt on, and weld on, some simple parts that will make a big
difference in reducing the torsional flex that these front ends are prone
to, as well as improving the integrity of the shock towers.
Most of the parts mentioned in this video can be found here:
Springs we used:
Rear seat divider panel (67-68 Cougar):
See also: 69-70 Cougar panel:
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Heater Core Replacement - '69 Cougar
In this episode, we tackle one of the most dreaded jobs for classic car
owners: replacing the heater core. On a classic Cougar or Mustang with air conditioning, it's a
very involved process. In this case, we use a 1969 Mercury Cougar 428 CJ
convertible as a guinea pig.
Don walks through how to remove the dash pad and lower dash panel, and how
to remove and service the heater box plenum and blower motor assembly.
Along the way, he offers several tips on other jobs you should consider
tackling while you're in the process.
This is a job that we actually recommend you attempt yourself, rather than
taking your car to a shop. Not only will you save money, but you will
probably be a lot more careful than the average mechanic, and will avoid
breaking expensive / irreplaceable parts. The fiberglass heater box itself
is very fragile and valuable, and most of the plastic clips for the wiring
harness are not reproduced.
Most of the parts mentioned in this video can be found in the A/C and Heat
sections on our website: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/airco.html
Rear Power Window "Pancake" Motor Rebuild - 69-73 Cougar / 71-3 Mustang
In this video, our electrical guru Richard walks though the steps necessary
to remove and rebuild a rear (quarter) window power window motor, also
known as a pancake motor. We do offer a rebuild service if you send your
motors to us (see link below), or you can attempt to do the rebuild
yourself following the steps outlined in this video.
WCCC Pancake Motor Rebuilding Service:
(NOTE: We recommend you send use your core motors in advance so you won't
have to pay a core charge)
This info applies to 1969-1973 Mercury Cougars and 1971-1973 Ford Mustangs, as well as other 2-door
Ford / Lincoln / Mercury vehicles of the era with power windows (we