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ford cougar??

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by missviper, Apr 15, 2010.

  1. missviper
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    [Apr 15, 2010]
    I know it's not the usual stuff we talk about and a strange one to ask...

    But can anyone help or spread some Knowledge about the Ford Cougar V6
    can you modify the rear seats from being 2 seats to 3 seats
    there is definately enough room for 3 but due to them both being bucket seats noone can sit in the middle
    Please could someone spread some light reference this
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  3. Nilz
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    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    [Apr 15, 2010]
    Hacksaw????
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    Me Rock On

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    [Apr 16, 2010]
    Great engine with Chain drive instead of cambelt.

    Dont know about seats but looks doubtful unless you get a trimmer to do the job.

    The one i had used to do about 26 MPG. Tyres are expensive if still on standard alloys. Chassis not good enough for the power.

    Russ
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    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    [Apr 16, 2010]
    Worst car ever
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    Far from Ford's finest effort it has to be said, poor engine, not very powerful and has a poor chassis.
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    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    [Apr 16, 2010]
    is it not a mazda v6 engine in the thing?
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    [Apr 16, 2010]
    Nah N8 - The Probe was even worse! Hideous :puke2:
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    fingermouse thats me

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    now there is a debate which was best the cougar or the probe .............. tough call on poorness
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    or was that the probe as the cougar was out a lot later than the mx6 which i think the probe shared the chassis etc with.
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    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    think it was the probe tbh... horrid things
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    Pretty sure it was the Probe that shared the Mazda V6. Mind you when Ford went touring car racing in the late 90's they used a sleeved Mazda V6 to bring the capacity down to 2000cc fro regs.
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    no one else got any ideas
    the car seems to go okay just shame about the seats
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