Begining to End, 70 Cougar Painted @ Home in 13 Mo.
Do it yourself Car Painting. 1970 Cougar, painted in Driveway over 13 Month period, START to FINISH, allowing for Surgery, Bad Weather, as well as re-painting the Car with the Color Coat 3 seperate times. (first time was a bad batch of Paint, 2nd time it started to Rain out of nowhere right after spraying, then the 3rd time was a charm.
Paint @ Home 70 Cougar
70 Cougar Painted @ home in the
Driveway. Sanded / Cut & Buffed.
Had the car for just over a year doing Body finish work, sanding, sealing,
priming, painting, clearing,
cutting & buffing. Between weather, surgery as well as a few other road
blocks, this project took just shy of
13 months to get to this stage.
69 Cougar XR7
My 69 Cougar XR7 - for sale. Original 351W, FMX tranny, and Ford 9" rear.
Rebuilt rear end (373 gears)
Full Flowmaster American Thunder dual H-pipe Exhaust
All new blueprinted front suspension with 1" drop
New steering sector components
All new rear suspension - including leaf springs
Disk brake conversion - 4 piston Mustang setup.
New brake lines and master cylinder all the way around
Holley street avenger 650 carb and intake setup
Lokar cabling setup
New electronic points, ignition module
Modern power headlight conversion from Kens Cougars
New vacuum primary
New Vacuum actuator for headlight doors
New turn signal for tail lights
New sequential lights box
few other odds and ends. Needs new roof cap, the front seats reupholstered,
and a headliner.
Paint job gone wrong
My car was up for a bodywork repair and paint job this spring, but the
mechanic didn't have time, and i prioritized my Mille Miglia trip ...