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Thomas's 1988 Cougar GS


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Owner *: Thomas
Model *: Cougar GS
Engine *: 5.0L V8 (302cid)
Transmission *: A4LD 4-speed Automatic OD
Year Purchased: 2011
State/Province: MN
Country: United States
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I bought this car from my cousin, it was his first car and there was alot of problems with it... More than I expected there to be. When I first had it, there was an overheating problem but I couldn't identify what the issue was until I saw coolant leaking from the heater core component. when I was taking the hoses off from the back of the engine to the firewall and I pulled the weld right off of the heater core. Then the next thing to go wrong, was when the coolant started to drop into the oil pan. I figured it was either the head gasket or the lower intake manifold gasket. Luckily, it was the intake manifold gaskets so I didn't have to go all the way down to the heads. I have just recently gotten a custom exhaust with glass packs. I am currently at a standstill, however, because I do not know what to do next with the car. If you have any suggestions feel free to email me anytime.


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Future Plans:
I still have to get a new windshield, paint job, I want to get new rims but I don't know what style I want.
 

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