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Shaking off the cobwebs

The resurrection of the 1MTNCAT has begun as of Yesterday.

I had surgery completed on my leg last week and am up and about. Had a few friends over to help get it on the ground and perform some minor maintenance issues with it, drain the fuel, pull the tranny and dual exhaust system out from under it, etc. Everything looks good.

Also tried on a used set of cobra wheels for use on the street that I purchased for a decent price at a local sale here. We washed and cleaned the outside of the car and the engine bay where the newly built .020 over 4.6 will reside. Still some minor touching up of the engine bay coming along with re-routing of some wiring etc while it is still down.

Hoping to have the new engine together and in the car the next few weeks and in time for the upcoming Joel Bender Memorial Nats- SB 15 event in August.

Here are a couple pics:

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1996 Cougar XR7 Special Edition (Street & Strip)
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Hmm

Can't get them to load but I'll try later.

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1996 Cougar XR7 Special Edition (Street & Strip)
"There's a bad, built NA 4.6L COMING Spring-Summer 2018"

Elite member of the Halfshaft snapping, Auburn eating, Tranny crunching, Piston Melting, Tire lifting, 500+ lb ft Torque Club.

Cougar ET-Stock 4.6 shortblock/Stock PI headswap Bullitt NA 12.94 @ 105+
Nitrous 11.75 @ 114 MPH

2008 Ford Powerstroke 6.4 TT F250 4X4 Supercrew: 12.82 @ 105 MPH

"IN MEMORY OF MY FRIENDS JOEL BENDER 1979-2006", JOHNNY LANGTON 1975-2011, and MICHAEL VIVERETTE 1953-2013"
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Steve,

Glad to hear the good news about you and the 1MTNCAT!

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Can't get them to load but I'll try later.
I've been having problems loading pictures lately too.
I've been waiting for you to be able to get this car back out. I hope things go well.

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Thanks Guys!!

I'm doing better Joe. Now if I can just stay that way LOL!

Steve
1996 Cougar XR7 Special Edition (Street & Strip)
"There's a bad, built NA 4.6L COMING Spring-Summer 2018"

Elite member of the Halfshaft snapping, Auburn eating, Tranny crunching, Piston Melting, Tire lifting, 500+ lb ft Torque Club.

Cougar ET-Stock 4.6 shortblock/Stock PI headswap Bullitt NA 12.94 @ 105+
Nitrous 11.75 @ 114 MPH

2008 Ford Powerstroke 6.4 TT F250 4X4 Supercrew: 12.82 @ 105 MPH

"IN MEMORY OF MY FRIENDS JOEL BENDER 1979-2006", JOHNNY LANGTON 1975-2011, and MICHAEL VIVERETTE 1953-2013"
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