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Re-creating Authentic Vintage Muscle Car Emblems
Remember when muscle car emblems were more than the simple plastic versions
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73 Cougar getting exercise
I've pulled the interior and vinyl top. I'll be replacing the sheetmetal.
Everything mechanical is perfect, so it still needs its weekly exercise.
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
1971 COUGAR FOR SALE
1971 Cougar, XR7 Convertible; Laser straight, all original, pretty!
Only 70,300 original miles, Always kept in heated garage.
• 351 ci V8 Cleveland
• Power top with glass window, works GREAT!
• 2-BBL original Carburetor
• Automatic Transmission
• Power Brakes/Front Disc
• Leather Interior
• NEW DUAL Exhaust
• AM/FM -- tape (also have an 8 track to throw in), & Clock.
• Power Steering and handgrip horn
• Sequential Turn Signals
• Magnum 500 wheels
It Runs Beautifully. Draws a lot of attention, wherever we go. Most people
believe it reminds them of a Cutlass or Cuda from the back/side. No rips
in the top. The body is super-solid. Only 1 small ding (Maybe 2-3"
wide-which I took a pic of). I had ½ pint of the paint mixed this week.
ALL THE CHROME IS EXCELLENT!! All glass is excellent. Everything works as
it should, except the clock, (I haven't looked to see why yet). Runs
smooth, fingertip steering. Everything is tight. Needs nothing! If I keep
it, I would buy another parade boot-this one is the original and in
good-fair condition. It wouldn't take much to be a perfect show car. If
you are looking for a solid, original, 1970's convertible in great shape,
you will not be disappointed. Look below at the rarity of this vehicle,
there were only 1,717 made. As the 1971 commercial said "It's where wild
meets elegance". ..haha, the original ad is on youtube. We are asking below
"low retail" for NADA, this vehicle is definitely closer to "high retail"
Production of the 1971 Mercury Cougar:
• 2-door hardtop: 34,008
• Convertible: 1,723
• XR-7 2-door hardtop: 25,416
• XR-7 convertible: 1,717
Engines for the 1971-1973 Mercury Cougar:
Type Size horsepower Years
ohv V-8 351 240/285* 1971
ohv V-8 351 168/262/266** 1972
ohv V-8 351 168/264** 1973
ohv V-8 429 370* 1971
"The 1971-1973 Mercury Cougar was the last of the Cougar pony cars. They
shared an enlarged new body/chassis design with the third-generation Ford
Mustangs, but rode a
five-inch longer wheelbase.
Still, the 1971-73s are worth collector consideration, especially XR-7
hardtops -and the super-rare ragtops!
1971 Mercury Cougar; XR7 2 Door Convertible
$3,877 $10,000 $18,700 $30,700
Options: (add options)
ADD-351/240 HP V8 ENG 15% 15% 15%
ADD-AIR CONDITIONING 10% 10% 10%
TOTAL PRICE $3,877 $12,500 $23,375 $38,375
8 second car: Pro Street 71 Mercury Cougar drag racing Edgewater drag strip 2012
8 second car: Pro Street 1971 Mercury Cougar drag racing at Edgewater Test
& Tune 4-12-12. "The Cat on the Prowl" tubbed out wheelie bar beast is
built by the Hedger Bros, they have raced this car since 1979 and it has
close to 4000 1/4 mile passes on it. It currently has an all cast iron
460 big block Ford built to 472 cubic inches. This car weighs 3000lbs and
runs 9.50's with current engine combination.
Door Panel Backer Boards - How To Replace (1967-1970 Cougar)
Since door panels aren't reproduced for Cougars, good used originals are
valuable. Sometimes, the front vinyl side is usable, but the backer boards
are toast. Luckily, there's a solution. We now carry brand new,
better-than-stock backer boards made from a more durable pressboard
material. We have a version for 1967-1968 Cougars, as well as another
version for 1969-1970 Cougars. See links below.
In this video, we show you how to separate a vinyl door panel from its old
backer board, repair the metal hanger piece, and reattach it and the vinyl
to the new backer board. We also cover removal & replacement of the inner
beltline strip (the felt-lined trim that touches the door glass).
Relevant parts for this video:
1967-68 Backer Boards
1969-70 Backer Boards
Door Vapor Barriers / Water shields:
1969-70 coupe: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/67drvprbarrier-69.html
1971-73 coupe: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/67drvprbarrier-71.html
Door Panel Clips
1967-68 Complete Kit: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/f-3761.html
Padded, each: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/388052-s.html
Standard, each: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/380552-s.html
Standard, set of 30: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/drclips.html
Door lock knobs, grommets, rods:
Long story short, you can find everything related to the door panels in
this section: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/doorrearpanel.html
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WCCC Open House / Cruise / BBQ / Great Oregon Steam-Up 2011
Every year in August we have an open house at West Coast Classic Cougar.
We are based just outside of Salem, Oregon, and have a wrecking yard full
of 67-73 Cougars, and a warehouse full of new and used Cougar parts.
It's a two-day event that usually takes place on a Friday and Saturday. On
Friday, we have our open house and a small car show. Then in the evening,
we cruise over to Silverton for a barbecue at our friend Brian's place in
the middle of open farmland. Finally, on Saturday, we attend the Great
Oregon Steam-Up at Antique Powerland, located close by our shop in Brooks.
This year we had a reserved space for Cougars. There is an endless amount
of cool antique machinery to see at this show.
If this event sounds like fun to you, hop in your Cougar and we'll see you
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Music during "Cruise To Silverton" portion:
"Corncob" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative
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All other music from royalty-free sources
Old School Cars And Trucks For Sale
If you love old school cars, this is the place to check them out! We have
a wonderful variety of cars. From muscle cars to stylin' and profilin'
cars..we have something for everyone. Most of our cars only need some TLC
and basic cosmetic repair, and they'll be back to thier original beauty!!
These are a dream for car lovers and those who love to restore old cars!!
For more information, call Charles @ 404-399-6269. Great deals on great
old school cars!!
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!
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 Mercury Cougar Boss 302 Classic Muscle Car for Sale in MI Vanguard Motor Sales
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1970 Mercury Cougar Boss 302
This is One Awesome Eliminator
Drop Dead gorgeous
If you dont like attention stay away
1970 G Code Boss Car
The Black Stripes on the Side are reflector stripes so in some of the
photos they show up glowing.
Painted 1 Year Ago
Previous Owner had Since 2005
Completely Restored 12 Years Ago
Ford 9" Rear End
Rebuilt Moser Axle Posi
4:33 Gear Ratio
Rebuilt 2 Years Ago
Close Ratio- Rebuilt 2 Years Ago
4 Wheel Disc Brakes- Hydro Boost-
Brake System- 2 Years ago
475 HP Crank
Stainless Steel Brakes
Air Gas Intake
Holley Carb 700 Dual Feed
MSD Billet Distributor
Front Head Lights Converted From Vacuum to Electric
Headers With Electric Dumps
Rack and Pinion Power Steering
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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.