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1968 Cougar 427 GT-E at Barrett-Jackson, Scottsdale 2011

This is the story of Brian Aust and his 1968 Mercury Cougar 427 GT-E. Over the course of about 5 years, he undertook a painstaking restoration to bring the car to the highest level he could, with a little help from his friends (and lots of advice from folks on http://www.mercurycougar.net ). On January 22, 2011, he drove it onto the auction block at Barrett-Jackson, stepped out, and watched it sell for... well, you'll just have to watch to find out! WCCC TV was there to chronicle the experience for your enjoyment, so relax and enjoy! Don't forget to subscribe to our channel to keep up to date with our latest videos. West Coast Classic Cougar, Inc. Specializing in 1967-1973 Mercury Cougar Parts http://www.cougarpartscatalog.com


 


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Présentation de la cougar '67 du paternel. Au moment ou la vidéo à été tournée, elle n'était pas encore à lui donc anciennes plaques etc... Set-up: Mercury Cougar 289ci Jamaican Yellow 2x 4-1 Ford Racing Headers Ford racing Air Cleaner 4 barrels Edelbrock Carb Full inox Exhaust Unknows coilovers... What's in the video: Exhaust sound Sequential taillights (looks damn good) Opening headlights





Cougars at Barrett-Jackson 2013: Featuring KTL's 1970 SCJ Eliminator
We went back to Scottsdale this January to witness the sale of Joe Valenti's 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator, with a 428 Super Cobra Jet drivetrain and the Drag Pak option. This rare car was meticulously concours restored over the course of 5 years by the renowned Cougar restoration shop KTL Restorations ( http://www.ktlrestorations.com ) in VA. A factor that made this auction even more interesting was the presence of another 1970 Eliminator, in the same Competition Blue color, and also with a 428 Cobra Jet engine (not Super) and also restored by a reputable hot rod shop. This car was not restored to the same "concours" level that Joe's car was, but it was still beautifully restored, and we expected to see it bring close to six figures. What we saw unfold that weekend in January was an interesting and sobering experience. These two cars, which would seem nearly identical to the untrained bystander, sold for vastly different prices. There is a lot to be said for the day and time that a car gets sold, as well as the quality of the restoration. But we were still very surprised by the results. This video puts you in the middle of the action to experience Barrett-Jackson with us. Enjoy! Need parts for your 67-73 Cougar? We have every nut and bolt at http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com Find us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WestCoastClassicCougar





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1963 Rare Corvette Auctioned off at Barrett Jackson Auction for 1.6 Million dollars





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1968 MERCURY COUGAR GT-E 427 W CODE EXTREMLY RARE UPDATE SOLD!!!!
This is a extremly rare 1968 Mercury Cougar GTE 427 "W" code. This is finished in it's origiinal color of Carribean Blue with Blue interior. If anyone has ANY questions please feel free to call me directly at 570-875-7109. Thanks so much. Marty





1970 Torino Cobra 429CJ 4-Speed For Sale! (SOLD)
This car has been sold! Video will be left up for posterity, and because it's awesome. eBay auction: http://www.ebay.com/itm/181246173812 This listing is for my beloved 1970 429 CJ, Ford Torino Cobra with a factory 4-speed transmission. This car is unusual in that it came with manual drum brakes and manual steering. A friend of mine sold me this car just before he passed away several years ago. Max bought the car in the early 80's from the original owner (see documentation) so that makes me the third registered owner. The 429 CJ motor and transmission were completely rebuilt by Alderidge Motor Sports in Portland, OR. As the video attests to and the documentation shows, a top notch job was ordered and it runs out VERY strong. The drive-train has about 30,000 miles on it since the extensive rebuild and would need very little to be rated a 10. It does not have its numbers-matching block anymore, and the carburetor is an aftermarket Holley, incorrect numbered distributor and other minor details need attention or are not correct (see video). It has a VERY solid Western body and some very nice interior parts. Please watch the video for specifics as I go into much further detail there. Feel free to call me at 503-463-1130 if you need further information. I feel this car is worth about $25,000.00, but my reserve is much less than that. We can help with shipping worldwide as I have done it many times over the last 25 years. I will consider trades for 67-73 parts or parts cars. Thank you! Don Rush 503-463-1130





1967 mercury cougar with 393 ci. stroker motor , street fighter w/o.d. and 9inch ! lets drive!





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BJ '09 Pt. 1 Richard Petty Plymouth Superbird $501,000 By Year One GoldBerg
YearOne has teamed up with Richard Petty, Evernham Racing, Musclecar TV and automaniac Bill Goldberg to create an updated legend— a NASCAR Superbird. The car was auctioned of for $501,000 at Barrett Jackson in Scottsdale AZ, all proceeds will benefit the Darrell Gwynn Foundation. An additional $175,000 was donated by non-winning bidders to help the foundation.





1966 Cobra Super Snake
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Spud's 1968 Cougar Restoration: 427 Engine
Spud gives us a first look at the Ford 427 engine that will be going in his Cougar.





Plastic Chrome Restoration for Classic Cougars
Using Cougar dash bezels as an example, Don discusses different methods of "re-plating" the simulated chrome on plastic parts. With costly and fragile vacuum plating and electroplating being the only viable options in the past, we are proud to introduce a revolutionary new paint process that is much more durable, costs less than older methods, and looks fantastic. We are offering restoration services for these dash pieces, as discussed in this video, and soon hope to offer the same service for other plastic "chrome" parts, such as door panel trim and more. Please visit http://www.cougarpartscatalog.com for more info!





1968 Mercury Cougar XR7 - Nicely Restored Low Mileage Muscle Car
Thought you'd like a look at this 68 Mercury Cougar XR7 with a built 302 under the hood. It looks clean all the way around, with a slick, dark green paint job and a newer interior. Hope you like taking a look at it. Thanks for watching.





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