This product has received the 'Crappy Product' certificate.
Items that receive the 'Crappy Product' certificate are products that we carry for comparison purposes as they are often the version offered by other vendors or because it is the only version available. We would not be willing to use these parts on our own cars, and we do not recommend purchasing these parts.
WE ARE NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT RETURNS FOR THESE PARTS.
Product Condition Grades
Below is a general description of what the criteria is for our product condition grades. These are generalizations that are intended to give you an idea of the condition of the product at a quick glance. Because different parts degrade at different rates, there are variances in what the letters represent, please see the products description for details about the condition of any particular product.
A = Excellent / Above Average
B = Average / Some flaws / Good to Excellent Driver Quality
C = Obvious flaws / Poor to Average Driver Quality
D, E, F = Worse, Worser, Worsest
This tower is identical to every other 1967-70 tower in every way except the reinforcement plate. In late 1968 390-427-428 Mercury Cougar and Ford Mustang came with this reinforced tower due to a problem they were having with structural cracking. No specific part number for this structural front suspension section with or without wrap around bracing.
This example was actually taken from a very early 1969 San Jose built Cougar and is identical to the late 68 Big Block Tower. The only reason you would pay the extra money for this rare tower is if you were repairing a like car and need an exact match. If you are looking to upgrade a car that did not originally have reinforced towers you would want to purchase our 69 towers that have a larger reinforcement plate and cost much less.
Generic Ford part # C7ZZ-16054-C, includes apron and side member. Here's a little film to help you fortify your flexxy feline!