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Re: My 86 Cougar (2.3T swapped) thread (long and lots of pics)

Reply #150
Finally time for an update!

The car was looking fairly beat so I decided to freshen it up with some new paint.  I'm still same ol' cheap me so it was back to the rattle can.  It didn't lay down as smoothly as the black did but I love the color combination.  I might go back and do some more to it but it's good enough for now.X
1986 Mercury Cougar - 2.3T/T5 swap, TC brakes and suspension and rearend, 3" exhaust, 255 lph fuel pump, Stinger BOV, Gillis MBC @ 18 psi
2003 Chevy Suburban Z71 - Daily driver
2015 Chevy Volt - Wife's daily driver

Re: My 86 Cougar (2.3T swapped) thread (long and lots of pics)

Reply #151
I think the wheels looks great on it too!X
1986 Mercury Cougar - 2.3T/T5 swap, TC brakes and suspension and rearend, 3" exhaust, 255 lph fuel pump, Stinger BOV, Gillis MBC @ 18 psi
2003 Chevy Suburban Z71 - Daily driver
2015 Chevy Volt - Wife's daily driver

Re: My 86 Cougar (2.3T swapped) thread (long and lots of pics)

Reply #152
Rattle can or not, that looks sharp!

Re: My 86 Cougar (2.3T swapped) thread (long and lots of pics)

Reply #153
Thanks!  The pictures are definitely flattering to my lousy painting.
1986 Mercury Cougar - 2.3T/T5 swap, TC brakes and suspension and rearend, 3" exhaust, 255 lph fuel pump, Stinger BOV, Gillis MBC @ 18 psi
2003 Chevy Suburban Z71 - Daily driver
2015 Chevy Volt - Wife's daily driver

Re: My 86 Cougar (2.3T swapped) thread (long and lots of pics)

Reply #154
The wheels look really good.  I like the white rattle can paint job.
1988 Thunderbird TC, 5spd
Stinger 3" single exhaust, Cone Filter, Adjustable Cam Pulley, Schneider roller cam,
'93 Mustang Cobra replica wheels on 235/50R17

'16 F150 XLT 5.0
'17 Husqvarna TX300

Re: My 86 Cougar (2.3T swapped) thread (long and lots of pics)

Reply #155
Very 80s color comb/style.  :like:
88 Thunderbird LX: 306, Edelbrock Performer heads, Comp 266HR cam, Edelbrock Performer RPM intake, bunch of other stuff.

Re: My 86 Cougar (2.3T swapped) thread (long and lots of pics)

Reply #156
Haven't updated in a year and a half.... oops. 

I moved to Japan and haven't seen the car since September.  I don't expect to see it again for some years.  I will have paid thousands more in storage fees than the car is worth by the time I get back to it, 😆

X
1986 Mercury Cougar - 2.3T/T5 swap, TC brakes and suspension and rearend, 3" exhaust, 255 lph fuel pump, Stinger BOV, Gillis MBC @ 18 psi
2003 Chevy Suburban Z71 - Daily driver
2015 Chevy Volt - Wife's daily driver

Re: My 86 Cougar (2.3T swapped) thread (long and lots of pics)

Reply #157
How are things in Japan?

Yokosuka?
1988 Thunderbird TC, 5spd
Stinger 3" single exhaust, Cone Filter, Adjustable Cam Pulley, Schneider roller cam,
'93 Mustang Cobra replica wheels on 235/50R17

'16 F150 XLT 5.0
'17 Husqvarna TX300

 

Re: My 86 Cougar (2.3T swapped) thread (long and lots of pics)

Reply #158
How are things in Japan?

Yokosuka?

Things are pretty good here.  It's definitely a different place that takes some getting used to but we like it quite a bit more than we thought we would.  We're at Yokota.
1986 Mercury Cougar - 2.3T/T5 swap, TC brakes and suspension and rearend, 3" exhaust, 255 lph fuel pump, Stinger BOV, Gillis MBC @ 18 psi
2003 Chevy Suburban Z71 - Daily driver
2015 Chevy Volt - Wife's daily driver