On the seat are the systems for the lights, Vintage Air AC system and the shaved handle door opening kit:
The "modern" Ford Alternator has six (6!) wires feeding it! The generator on my flathead engine has 3. Is that progress? ;)
Unlike doing a restoration - where every part is original and was engineered to fit and work together, a rod takes the mock up of everything, sometimes several times, well before it gets painted. You can't be jacking around a newly painted vehicle trying to get pieces to fit for the first time!
Here the original vacuum controlled wipers are being mated to the aftermarket electric wiper motor:
There's also a of working ahead involved - such as getting the vent window and integral side window surrounds rebuilt in order to fit the power windows.
The Cougar rear end was re-installed yesterday - here's how it looks painted with Por15's Chassis Black, with a primer-orange pumpkin:
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