Electric Hideaway Headlight Actuator Conversion: 1967-1968 Mercury Cougar
In this video, we show how to replace your early Cougar's vacuum-operated
hideaway headlight system with a simpler, more reliable electric conversion
kit. This kit includes two remanufactured Ford Probe headlight motors, a
custom wiring harness, and custom bracketry and hardware for this specific
application, making installation simple.
To view the kit, click here:
Some reasons to go this route instead of keeping your vacuum system:
- Easier to keep your grille straight. The vacuum system puts constant
pressure on the grille.
- Cheaper as a whole. To replace your entire vacuum system is significantly
- faster and more even opening &
closing. No more slow opening / closing one at a time.
- Can operate without the engine running.
- Perfect solution for those with high performance engines with low vacuum.
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1968 Mercury Cyclone GT 390 V8 Four-Speed Fastback Fast Lane Classic Cars
This 1968 Mercury Cyclone GT 2 Door Fastback has a 390c.i. 4BBL (S-Code) V8
(Correct Date Coded Block), 4 Speed Manual Transmission (Trans Code-5), 9in
Nodular Rear w/ 3.25 Gear Ratio (Axle Code-7), P. Steering, P. Front Disc
Brakes, Dual Exhaust, Buckets Floor
Shift, Air Conditioning, Dual Outside Mirrors, New BFG Radial T/A Tires,
Correct Mercury Magnum GT Wheels, GT Equipment Group, Correct Cardinal Red
Exterior (Paint Code-T), Correct Red Vinyl Interior (Trim Code-8D), Appears
to have Original Floors, Quarters & Fenders, Marti Report, Southern Car.
Runs, Drives, & Looks Fantastic . Wonderfully Restored Hard to Find Classic
Cyclone GT! Thanks for taking a look!
Filmed at Fast Lane Classic Cars in St. Charles, MO
The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from
Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together
as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to
electric piano. 011
Bouncy, Grooving 2010
1968 Mercury Cougar
1968 Mercury Cougar$18,500
1968 Mercury Cougar in XR-7 trim. Red hot gloss exterior with complementing
plush Saddle interior. Wood-grained steering wheel and matching simulated
wood-grained dashboard with a full set of black-faced competition
instruments and toggle switches, an overhead console, a T-type center
automatic transmission shifter, and leather seats. Custom 5 spoke rims with
BF Goodrich A/T tires. Clean and effortless V8 and automatic transmission.
This is your chance to own one of the best looking Cougars in the Country.
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Overspray removal.Exterior. We offer a full range of custom parts and
accessories Running boards, bed liner, custom billet grills, wheels and
tires Interior: Floormats, seat covers, stereos, alarms and dashpads,
Mechanical: Cool air intakes, high performance chips and True Flow air
filters.We are located at 8730 North Vineyard Avenue in Rancho Cucamonga.
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*SOLD* 1968 Mercury Cougar - Mee - oww.
Take a good look at this 1968 Mercury Cougar Restomod that was a complete
restore a year ago. Original 302 with new 4 barrel carb and polished
aluminum intake manifold and C4 automatic transmission. New Hooker ceramic
headers. New Exhaust. New polished
American Racing wheels with new tires, new 4 core aluminum radiator, new
flex fan, Vintage air with polished compressor, Pro-comp Auto Meters, power
steering, power brakes (disc in front, drum in the rear). Power antenna for
the Alpine Am/Fm/Cd. This is ready for the weekend cruises or car shows!
Please, call us today for more details 1-800-231-3616.
1968 Mercury Cougar idling Magnaflow 284H12 cam
My Cougar, warming up on a just above freezing February morning. With
284H12 Crane cam and new 2.5" Magnaflow system on long tub headers, he now
sounds pretty aggressive. The old system was a bit restrictive. now with
K&N filter and Exhaust, he's drawing
more air through the Holley DP, so he running fast. Good job there's a
rolling road Dyno
about 20 foot away from this parking space, and a jet/pump kit in my
1968 Mercury Cougar - Cool Cars, Hot Cars, Fast Cars
Cougar... The Man's Car!
That's how Mercury was advertising it's top of the line Cougar in the
While sharing commonality with the Mustang, the Cougar has maintained
its own aura and identity. Mercury's slogan was, "See your dealer...At the
Sign of the Cat".
This cougar is highly customized/modified. Another example of individuality
expressed through car crafting.
1968 Mercury Cougar - Cool Cars, Hot Cars, Fast Cars
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Bob's is the only remaining original Big Boy restaurant.
Built in 1949, Bob's Big Boy offers a lively dining experience with turn of
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