1969 Mercury Couger XR7 351 Windsor
Can't remember this fella's name...It isn't mine. Even though the owner admitted the car isn't in show stopper condition...yet, he was the ONLY Cougar on the lot at the show. And that's why I like the car. At 42 yrs old, there are some occasional electrical gremlins (not affiliated with AMC) that bedevil the owner. But, we all must persevere through the aggrevation. My Comet certainly has its issues. It's a 351 Windsor, C-6 w/9inch rear. Taken at Abingdon, MD Lowes in September 2011.
Muscle Car Of The Week Video #37: 1969 Mercury Cougar XR7 Cobra Jet 428
In 1969, you could walk in to your local Mercury dealer and rumble out behind the wheel of a Cougar XR7 Cobra Jet 428 and win street races without attracting the attention of the local fuzz. The '69 XR7 CJ428 is a 335 HP / 440 TQ tire-burner with subtle European design flair. The Brothers Collection is home to many bright and loud Muscle Cars, but this one is an example of speaking softly and carrying a big V8! -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Chceck out: "Muscle Car Of The Week Video Episode #182: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 454 - The Last One?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pczqb76mhw -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
1969 Mercury Cougar XR7 460/535 HP HOT ROD ! Mecum Anaheim 2013 Lot S189
https://www.youtube.com/Mustangconnection1 https://www.facebook.com/Mustangconnection1 1969 Mercury Cougar XR7 Hot Rod-RestoMod Mecum Auction Anaheim 2013 Lot S189 1969 Mercury Cougar XR7 460/535 HP, Automatic - First place in class at Grand National Roadster Show - Custom one-off full frame - Ford Racing 460 Cobra Jet - 535 HP 530 ft/lbs of torque - Ford C6 transmission - Gear Vendors 6-speed overdrive - Body was filled, smoothed, tubbed and shaved - Custom cowl induction hood - Custom grill and lights - Mustang II Air Ride suspension with 4-link and traction bar - Custom polished aluminum driveline - Splicer sealed u-joints, 35 spline axles - Ford 9 inch rear end with Detroit positraction - Vintage air conditioning and heat - Electric doors, windows and trunk - Ididit tilt wheel - Wilwood 4-wheel disc brakes - Nitto Invo tires - Foose 18x8 front and 20x12 rear wheels