Cougar Buying Guide Ep.2 - 1967 XR-7 289
In this video, Don does a detailed inspection on a 1967 Mercury Cougar XR-7
to show some of the things you should look for when buying one of these
classic cars. Some of the insight here can potentially save you hundreds,
even thousands, when you go to negotiate with a seller. Also, it will help
those of you trying to sell, to more accurately advertise the strengths and
weaknesses of your car.
We've also done a similar video with a 1970 Cougar convertible, so you may
want to check that out too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fizb2vo68vA
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Front Suspension & Chassis Upgrades - '68 Cougar / Mustang
In this video, we show some of the ways you can easily stiffen your car's
chassis and upgrade your front suspension. Using Andrew's '68 Cougar as a
guinea pig, we bolt on, and weld on, some simple parts that will make a big
difference in reducing the torsional flex that these front ends are prone
to, as well as improving the integrity of the shock towers.
Most of the parts mentioned in this video can be found here:
Springs we used:
Rear seat divider panel (67-68 Cougar):
See also: 69-70 Cougar panel:
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1966 Mustang GT RideTech Suspension Test Drive.
This 1966 Mustang GT is in
great shape! It starts every time and has plenty of power coming from the
289ci 4v motor. Interior is all-original and looks fantastic. All Trim
Pieces are in great shape. It is equipped with a modern day coil over
suspension and handles like it is on rails. Tires are 90% tread and she
does not leak a drop of oil. All bushings have been replaced with solid
mounts. Essentially you are purchasing a 66 Mustang with a completely reworked
underside, including Wilwood Big Brakes on all 4 corners. She is Ready to
be driven to your next car show and turn heads.
'67 Mercury Cougar Disassembly [S4 Ep.6-2]
So you've got a new project and you are dying to dig into it huh?... Well,
before you touch it, there are some tips and trick you ought to know before
you blow it all apart and end up getting lost in a project you can't ever
finish. Today on GEARZ, Stacey shows you those tips and tricks as he rolls
in a Classic '67 Mercury Cougar and starts methodically taking it apart to
prepare it for some wild modifications down the road. If you are
considering a project, or are already deep into one, you have got to see
this show. Then we take an in depth look at the world of die cast models,
as we put the spotlight on GMP and check out their incredible models. So
whether you are into toy cars, miniature cars, or the real thing, this
episode of GEARZ has something for everybody!
1968 Cougar XR-7 Walkaround
Here is a Sweet 1968 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Just restored and ready to go!
340HP Mustang 5.0 302,
Balanced, blueprinted, decked and align honed for .060 forged pistons
(311ci) Comp Cams roller .512 lift, matching roller lifters and roller
rockers. Aluminum Trick Flow Twisted Wedge heads, 2.02"/1.60" valves. 61CC.
Edelbrock Torquer intake, Holley 650CFM Carb. HEI electronic distributor.
Rebuilt automatic transmission with Trans-go shift kit and 2000rpm torque
convertor. New 3.0 Trac-Loc posi with all new bearings and seals. New
Flowtech, ceramic coated long tube headers. New Summit Racing 2 1/2" welded
Exhaust. New interior w/ racing bucket
soundproofing under carpet. 2010 Mustang 18" alloys with new Falken
ZE-612 225/40/18 front and 245/40/18" rear tires. New solid state
sequential tailights. New brakes with all new calipers, Booster, lines, drums, cylinders, shoes, hard
and soft lines on axle. New big block 4 leaf springs, air shocks,and 3/4"
sway bar. New 620# front springs. 2 1/2" drop w/ Shelby drop modification.
1 piece chrome export brace and Monte Carlo Bar. New Grab a track 1 1/8"
front sway bar and front shocks. New Radiator, Battery, Belts, Hoses and
Any questions? Call Mark at 425-876-5553
1968 Mercury Cougar
•351 Cleveland bored to 400 professionally rebuilt within the last 2,000
miles. Only the best high performance parts throughout the motor. Strong,
reliable, smooth power. Hooked up to a Ford C4.
•Car has new U joints, completely rebuilt rear end including gears, new
disc brakes all around with all new brake system components, new axle seals
and bearing w/new Exhaust system.
•All new suspension components with professionally installed frame
connectors (class brand and installation) new heavy duty sway bars in front
and rear to modernize cornering.
•Beautiful gun metal gray exterior with black stripes that continue up
the rear window and into the interior color scheme.
• Modernized AC system and a New High Performance radiator and overflow
•Every part is completely redone custom interior!
•New wheels Excellent quality Tires!
•Custom, Functional Hood Scoop!
•This is one of the nicest COUGARS on the planet!!
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