1969 Mercury Cougar xr7 351w In Car Rebuild (sped up)
This video is a Red 1969 Mercury Cougar xr7 351w's Engine in car rebuild, one part at a time over a period of many hours.
The footage has been sped up for quick viewing.
While the video is only 6 minutes, the actually footage was much longer.
Music from the era also enhances the experience.
Ford 351 Windsor Small Block Engine - Water in Oil Mystery
Behind the scenes of "Basic Engine Building" DVD
A special internet only treat from the producers of the BoxWrench Series!
Basic Engine Building DVD - Behind the Scenes: Small Block Ford 351 Windsor
We gonna show you some never before seen footage from the filthy Ford 351W
we pulled out of a boat. BoxWrench Director Brent Bye recaps the story of
discovering the engines problem and what ensued as the tear down process
Basically salt water was leaking into a cylinder head thru some hidden
steel water plugs that only these small block 351 W motors have. Being a
marine engine they needed to be replaced with rust proof brass plugs. After
running for 5 years the water eroded holes straight thru them. Water
pressurized from the water pump was squirting into the cylinder heads right
onto the rocker arms, valves and valve springs, ultimately all the way down
to the oil pan and crankcase. It all made out for a surprising tear down.
This particular Ford 351 Windsor marine motor was fully rebuild on camera
in the "Basic Engine Building" DVD. Even a catastrophic blown engine like
this can be rebuilt with the proper knowledge and tools. The BoxWrench
Series is designed to give you that knowledge and let you have fun with it.
The full DVD with all of the interactive menus, Tools section and engine
Glossary terms is available here...
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1967 Mercury cougar XR7 $21,900.00
Documented Frame-Up Restoration, beautiful factory Inverness green
metallic, green vinyl interior 302 ci engine, Holley 750 cfm 4bbl, polished
Edelbrock aluminum intake, Crane roller cam & rockers, polished aluminum
water pump, ceramic headers, aluminum breather & valve covers, Mallory
Unilite distributor, power steering, power brakes, C4 automatic
transmission with 2200 stall & B&M shift kit, bucket seats with console,
factory tach & gauges, am radio, Flowmaster dual Exhaust with H pipe & stainless tips, factory
rear end, new fuel tank, 245/60R15 BF Goodrich Radial TA rear tires,
215/65R15 fronts, 15" Cragar wheels, Documented 2 Owner car with original
owner's manuals & service records, One Bad Cougar!
1967 Mercury Cougar XR-7 for sale at Gateway Classic Cars in St. Louis, MO
Up for sale is a 1967 Mercury Cougar XR-7 with just 50,256 actual miles. It
has the numbers matching 289 CID V8 2 barrel backed by a 3-speed C4
automatic transmission, both with less than 500 miles since rebuild. The
rear-end is comprised of an 8" with 2.73 gears. Freshly painted Ford Deep
Jewel Green Metallic shows very nice. New radial tires also have less than
500 miles. Other option include: A/C, AM Radio, Power Brakes, Power
Steering, Seat Belts, Vinyl Interior, Vinyl Top and Rally Wheels. Inside
you will see vinyl saddle interior with the center console. All new front
suspension with 1" drop springs makes this car drive like a dream! These
Cougars are well known for the unique styling such as the sequential
taillights and hidden headlights. To view this vehicle please visit
www.gatewayclassiccars.com or our St. Louis showroom. For more information
please call 618-271-3000.
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1972 Mercury Cougar XR7 Convertible
• Beautiful Blue & White Convertible!
• Incredible Two Tone Interior!
• 351ci V8!
• Automatic Transmission!
Mercury Cougar is the name applied to a diverse series of automobiles sold
by the Mercury division of Ford Motor Company from 1967 to 2002. As was
common with Mercury vehicles, the Cougar shared basic platforms with Ford
models. Originally, this was the Mustang, later the Thunderbird, and
the last a version of the Contour. The Cougar was important to Mercury's
image for many years, and advertising often identified its dealers as being
"at the sign of the cat." Female models holding big cats on leashes were
used on Cougar ads in the early 1970s.
MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to offer the handsome 1972 Mercury
Cougar XR7 Convertible. The '72 Cougar XR-7 you see today is said to be a
93,931 original mile car that is finished in the original color combination
of Bright Blue Metallic with White/Blue interior. The paint looks very good
and shows no major spots of imperfections, just a few minor spots of touch
up. The power white convertible top is equally as nice with no staining,
rips or tears to the vinyl. The rear window is glass.
Inside, the White/ Blue vinyl interior is the original for the car and in
great condition. The carpet appears to have been replaced recently and is
in great condition. The dash, door panels, arm rest and wood grain trim are
all equally as nice with on major wear showing.
Under the hood, the 351 cubic inch V8 runs great and starts with a turn of
the key. The motor is said to be the original for the car and still retains
its original 2 barrel carburetor, power steering, power disc brakes and air
conditioning. The air conditioning is currently inoperable but it appears
to only be in need of a charge. The engine is nicely detailed and very
original. No damage to be found. The motor is connected to the three speed
automatic transmission which shifts smoothly and performs with no problems.
Under the car is very solid with no rot that we have seen. It appears to be
all original metal under this original southern car. The VIN is 2F94H517485
and the mileage currently shows 93,931, which is believed to be original
for the car. It is being sold on a clean and clear title. GET OUT AND
Mercury Cougar Race Car (Dan Gurney) LOUD Revs and Sound!
Watch in HD. I recorded this beautiful Mercury Cougar Race Car (Dan
Gurney) at Concours' D Elegance of America. This thing is a monster, it
sounded so loud. MUCH more amazing stuff to come. PLEASE subscribe for more
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Vinyl Top Installation - '68 Cougar
In this video, we watch as a professional installs a vinyl top on a 1968
Mercury Cougar. After observing the process, we think this is a job that
the average do-it-yourself-er can handle. It does require a certain amount
of finesse, but not as much as a headliner installation requires (see our
other video on that subject).
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Freddie on the Dyno
My '68 Mercury Cougar get his first Dyno run. This is on the old
Torker 289 intake, long headers of questionable parentage, 284H Crane cam
and jetting as it came, I've rebuilt the 700cfm Holley DP carb and there's
a 2.5" Magnaflow system on it. On, and the brand new T5 gearbox. :)