Modifications To The Mercury Cougar Front Suspension 1968

8th Part of the Mercury Cougar restoration. Stiffening up the old Cougar front end so it will have a chance to grab the road better. We ended up using the original upper control arm mounting points as the car sat too low with the modified lower position.

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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: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/frsu.html Springs we used: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/c7zz-5310-p.html Rubber Insulators: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/c4dz-5415-a.html Rear seat divider panel (67-68 Cougar): http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/store/p/13463-Divider-Rear-Seat-to-Trunk -Coupe-METAL-New-1967-1968-Mercury-Cougar.html See also: 69-70 Cougar panel: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/store/p/13464-Divider-Rear-Seat-to-Trunk -Coupe-METAL-New-1969-1970-Mercury-Cougar.html If we forgot to list anything, you should be able to find it on our website! While you're here, subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up to date with our latest videos! Also, like us on facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/WestCoastClassicCougar





68 Mercury Cougar Shock Tower Brace Modification To Fit
10th part of the Mercury Cougar restoration. Here the finished suspension is looked at and the after market shock tower brace is modified to fit the car. The painted engine bay and installed engine can also be seen. As always, thanks for watching and comments are welcome. There was some feedback on this video about the shock towers sagging inwards on these cars. The original braces fit ok and dropped into place. These are old cars and anything can happen, but original fits are something to be considered.





Installing Front Suspension from Laurel Mountain Mustang 1969 Ford Mustang Restoration Part 41
https://www.youtube.com/user/MustangConnection1 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLc2o6ggB0wP2G5fKbBxWFqtpCFa8ZuDW3 Featured in the video,are the new front suspension, and coil springs from https://www.laurelmountainMustang.com The front Suspension kit and coil springs for the 1969 Mustang from Laurel Mountain Mustang are installed. This is a step by step on the process of putting the front suspension back on the car. Still hustling to get it ready for the 50th Anniversary Mustang celebration! Toll Free: 1-888-925-7669 sales@laurelmountainMustang.com Coil springs 8333 http://www.laurelmountainMustang.com/products/69-70-1-drop-per formance-springs Suspension Kit MSK6873-SUSL http://www.laurelmountainMustang.com/products/Mustang-1968-1973-master-front-suspen sion-kit-w-slash-show-upper-and-lower-control-arms About Laurel Mountain Mustang from their website in owner Kevin Mills own words, a true Mustanger! " Laurel Mountain Mustang opened in 1989, but began with the love of the Mustang when I bought my 1967, 289 Clearwater Aqua Coupe with a black vinyl top. I restored this car, then bought another, and another, and another, and it snowballed into a full-time business. We know the Mustangs inside and out and we wish to help you with your Mustang needs -- from engine, fuel system, Exhaust systems, heating, cooling, drivetrain, body, suspension, wheels, brakes, convertible items, books, stripes, decals, etc." Check out all of these restored to better than new parts for the 69 project! Making it to the Mustang 50th anniversary, let's go! Follow along on as this 1969 Ford Mustang M code ( 351 4 barrel) car goes though a cosmetic and mechanical restoration. This California, DSO 71 ( Los Angeles) black plate 1969 Coupe is loaded with options as verified by the Marti Report Originally sold at Fred Hauter Ford in Montrose CA( now closed) this car has remained in Southern California it's whole life. It was built in June of 1969 as is only 1 of 7 M code, Deluxe interior coupes. It came with the following options: 351 Windsor 4 barrel, FMX auto trans, Electric Clock, Wide Oval belted tires, Power front disc brakes, Power Steering, Air conditioning, AM\FM stereo, Interior Decor Group( think Mach 1 and Grande but with a bench seat),Tinted Glass, Argent Styled steel wheels( same as the GT and Mach for 69). The car is an unusual coupe and worthy of some attention. The plan is to return the car to it's original Royal Maroon Paint-3059-A. Follow along for an in-dept series on the preservation and restoration of this cool 69.





Roadster Shop Fast Track 64-72 Mustang Chassis
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