67-68 Cougar Buying Guide: What To Look For
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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1970 Torino Cobra 429CJ 4-Speed For Sale! (SOLD)
This car has been sold! Video will be left up for posterity, and because
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
Custom 2000 Mercury Cougar : Video Edit : Full HD 1080p : GoPro Hero 2 Test : Sail - Awolnation
This was my first ever full edit. I used only a GoPro HD Hero 2. The
program I used to edit this was iMovie. It was my first time ever using
iMovie. Please leave me some feedback on either my video editing or of my
car, positive and negative welcomed.
All of the custom interior modifications was done by M&M Autoworks based
out of the NH/MA border. Check them out online and on Facebook:
I DO NOT TAKE ANY CREDIT FOR THE AUDIO IN THIS VIDEO! THE SONG IS CALLED
SAIL BY AWOLNATION.
Current Mod List:
-11" Hitachi Monitor installed in location of factory passenger side airbag
on dash wrapped in Vinyl to match interior
-Ps3 cut into glovebox location painted white and glovebox wrapped in vinyl
-Two Sets of Rockford Fosgate T1652-S Component speakers in custom
fiberglass pods in front door panels
-Tweeters in seperate pods
-Crossovers on display through door panel with blue LED lights that turn on
when the doors open
-Kenwood Excelon DNX6980 Head Unit with GPS, iPod hookups, DVD, remote
control, Bluetooth etc.
-Rockford Fosgate P1683 Speakers in the rear factory speaker location
-Beltronics RX65 Radar Detector Hardwired to ignition switch with separate
-Custom painted interior (Code 12 White with Omni Blue Peal)
-Aftermarket Shift Knob
-Compustar 2 Way Alarm system with LED located flush in headlight switch
-Four 12" Alpine Type S subwoofers in custom fiberglass enclosure (painted
the same white with omni blue pearl as the exterior) fitted to the trunk
-JL Audio 600/1 Amplifier hovering on a pexi glass platform with blue LEDs
lighting the perimeter which powers the four subs
-Two JL Audio 400/4 Amplifiers also on plexi glass platforms with blue
LED's powering each set of T1652-S components
-Vinyled black platform above the subwoofer enclosure
-The floor of the trunk has a white center which the amps "hover" over
-Vinyled floor around white center piece holding amps which merges into a
carpeted floor to match the factory carpeted walls
-Custom Code 12 White with Omni Blue Pearl full paint job
-Velox VX-8 17" Rims
-Continental ProContact Tires
-20% Tinted Rear Windows
-Tinted 3rd Brake Lights
- Wings West Super Style Wing (Eclipse GSX Style)
-Kaminari Fiberglass Hood
-Cougar Mud Flaps
-6000K HID Headlights
-Backup Camera Installed in factory trunk keyhole location
-Optima Yellow Top Battery
-Header Back 2.5" Straight Pipe Exhaust
-Gutted Pre cats
-Main cat delete
-Y-Pipe with Carbon Fiber Design mufflers angled up and out
-Carbon fiber GMK short ram intake
The Story Of Cougar 1: The First Mercury Cougar
A while back, we sat down with Jim Pinkerton, the owner of the very first
production Mercury Cougar (1967 model year), a.k.a. Cougar 1. We hit the
"record" button on our cameras and he let loose with an epic tale of how
the car was first sold in Canada, its subsequent life there, and how it
eventually got into his hands - an intriguing story! He also goes over some
of the unique features of the car, and some of the restoration techniques
used. It's a truly beautiful factory show car with more attention to detail
than the 'average' Cougar.
Special thanks to Jim Pinkerton for his time, and for providing most of the
images you see in this video from his own collection of Cougar memorabilia.
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2001 Mercury Cougar V6 Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2001 Mercury Cougar V6. I
take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of this car
while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique styling
cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details of it,
start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough
tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall
appreciation of the vehicle.
67' Ford Mustang 347 stroker 5 speed tremec - A MUST SEE VIDEO!
...and again its Victor from V8Power.es, your specialist in high
performance engines, this time burning down the road with a '67 Ford Mustang with a 347stroker by
V8Power.es ported (by V8Victor)edelbrock victor jr. heads, solid compcam,
hooker super competition headers, 3" dual Exhaust, no mufflers baby!
Centerforce dualfriction clutch with billet flywheel, 5speed tremec t5
transmission, ford 9" rear, flaming river steering box, SSBC discbrakes,
BeCool Aluminum radiator, Flex-a-lite fans and many other goodies.
1966 Ford Mustang 289 HiPo
This is my 1966 Ford Mustang with a 289 cubic inch "K"
code High Performance V-8. Still using the factory internal guts, but have
full roller rockers, guideplates, race valves, 3 angle valve job,
port/polish, all round port matching, 10:1 compression, pointless high
energy ignition, etc. Has a Weiand Stealth high rise, 1" spacer, Holley
670cfm 4-barrel (huge for a 289). Custom cam patterned around a
289HiPo/Boss302. 230 duration @ 50, 270@20, 108 LSA, 500 lift. Very hot cam
with a nice medium lope. (more)
1968 Cougar XR-7 Test Drive
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