Re: My 83 Mercury Cougar
As far as I know, 302 starters are all universal. From the late 60's to 90's. All were positive engagement starters. You can even upgrade to the later gear reduction solenoid starter. Just find a Mustang parts dealer that sell the upgrade starter kit.
Master ASE Certified L1 Chrysler Technician- still a Ford fan at heart.
1964 Thunderbird Hardtop- Chantily Beige- 390 FE 4V V8-Uncle's Car
1966 Thunderbird Convertible- Red- 390 FE 4V V8- Uncle's other car- waiting for paint and body work!!!