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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Mercury Motclair 1955 first start in 22 years.
Mercury Montclair 1955 som blivit stående i 22 efter renoveringen och
startas upp för första gången.
Mercury Montclair 1955 that has been in a garage for 22 years after the
renovation and started up for the first time.
Custom Mercury Cougar
This car was built and used as a Show car.
1999 Mercury Cougar
Duratec 2.5L V6
Recorder: Motorola Atrix (cell Phone) Please excuse the poor audio quality
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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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
Mercury Cars of 1949 to 1951
The Mercury car model has been around since 1939 and was introduced as a
mid range priced vehicle by Edsel Ford.
Cars built between 1949 and 1951, would in later years prove to be very
popular amongst the Hot Rod Car Enthusiasts. They would reshape the steel
to produce cars that would set a new standard for Customized Vehicles.
Early model Mercury cars of 1949 to 1951 had a 90 degree V type, "L" head 8
cylinder engine with a displacement of 255.4 cubic inches. These engines
put out 112 horsepower at 3600 R.P.M.
Later model cars of 1955 replaced the "L" engine with the "Y" block V-8
producing between 188 and 198 horsepower dependant on the
engine type for that year.
This slide show is a part of a series of pictures of cars from different
car shows that I've attended here in Southern California U.S.A.
1990 Mercury Grand Marquis Colony Park 1 Owner LS Break Station Wagon Estate
http://www.1ownercarguy.com and this here is one SWEET Well maintained
Station Wagon, Break or Estate. Sure I have eyes and can see the woodie
part is faded a bit but what I chase in cars is 1 Owner Well maintained Low
Mile Good runners... All of them will need painted or new vinyl at some
point after 20-25 years you have to figure. My cars are Priced Cheap and
they are 1 or 2 Oewner sometimes 3 depending on the car and will have ALOT
of Good Qualities about them The Price in the end is what it all boils down
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If you see something You like on My channel Call Me It is For Sale I dont
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The Mercury Colony Park was the top-of-the-line full-size station wagon
offered by Mercury between 1957 and 1991. It wore woodgrain paneling on the
bodysides and tailgate, as did the 1957-1991 Ford Country Squire and the
1958 Edsel Bermuda wagons.
For 1979, Mercury joined its Detroit rivals in downsizing its largest
models, resulting in a car considerably smaller and lighter than its
predecessor. With the downsizing, the former 400- and 460-cubic-inch
engines were discontinued, and the 351-cubic-inch Windsor V8 became the
largest available in the Colony Park. All Colony Parks were equipped with
standard 8-passenger seating and exterior woodgrain siding.
The 351 would be dropped early in the 1980s, as most customers deemed the
302 Windsor engine sufficiently powerful.
This generation of Colony Park would see few substantial changes during its
12-year lifespan, garnering only minor grille and trim revisions annually
through 1987. In 1988, the entire front grille headlamp assembly (shared
with the Grand Marquis) was redesigned for a more modern and aerodynamic
appearance, and then in 1990, the instrument panel was revamped to allow
the addition of a driver's side airbag.
When the Grand Marquis was redesigned with aero-styling for 1992, the
Colony Park station wagon was dropped from Mercury's lineup. By that time,
full-size station wagons were no longer popular due to the increasing
popularity of minivans and SUVs. The last full-size station wagons, the
Chevrolet Caprice, the Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser and the Buick Roadmaster
Estate ended production in 1996. In 2005, DaimlerChrysler briefly
reintroduced the Dodge Magnum name on a full-size wagon, based on the LX
platform Chrysler 300, but it was dropped in 2008.
I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor
Mercury Cougar - American Muscle Car
An excellent TV show featuring the classic Mercury Cougar. They cover all
the classic years, and talk about all the different engines and option
packages you could get. Only a couple minor mistakes (they say the that
XR-7 package included a 4-speed stick, then show an automatic shifter in
one... derrr) but overall a very nice overview of these cars.