1996 Cougar XR7 - PI Build/Swap w/ Magnaflow Exhaust System
This is a video of the start up of my built up ported PI engine, the Exhaust system, and a short drive off. This build took about a year in total, gathering parts, rebuilding the heads and putting it all together. I still need to get it Dynotuned but that will be for later on. It runs on 94 octane as I want to avoid pinging until i get a tune done. It was fun to see it all come together. Was a lot of work but I never gave up on the project. The Audio level is different in some clips as I used a different camera for them.
Mercury Cougar XR7 Magnaflow exhaust how to
A quick video of the Exhaust sound at
idle, rev, and flyby of a 1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 with a 4.6 Modular V8
and Magnaflow dual Exhaust. Also
includes an undercarriage video clip and pictures of how to run your Exhaust under your car. Thankyou for
watching, and as always, please like, share, comment, and subscribe.
1996 Mercury Cougar XR7 Special Edition
1996 Mercury Cougar XR7 Special Edition with only 89K only driven 5200
miles per year and it is a Florida accident free car.This XR7 has brand new
tires,ice cold ac,leather interior,power windows,locks,mirrors,cruise
control,power drivers seat,automatic,key less entry and super clean.This
Cougar runs and drives perfect like a Florida low mile Condo car should,you
are going to love the way this car drives.
1996 Mercury Cougar Update - Ball Joint Repair - Upper and Lower Control Arms
This is an update on our 1996 Mercury Cougar that has a couple broken ball
joints. It's been a long while since the car broke, but I've finally
decided to put it back on the road. I'm replacing both the upper and lower
control arms, as well as the tie rod end and sway bar end link. I just
wanted to let you know that I'm finally getting around to repairing it.
The car still seems to run just fine despite sitting for quite a while.
Thanks for watching!
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
1996 Mercury Cougar XR7 V8 Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 1996 Mercury Cougar XR7
V8. 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.
67-68 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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Best MUSCLE CAR Sounds of 2013
TURN UP YOUR SPEAKERS, THIS IS A GOOD ONE!
So another year almost over, it's time to recap some of the greatest MUSCLE
CARS and CLASSICS with those lovely V8 and Exhaust sounds that I caught on camera in 2013.
The year 2014 will be full of all new muscle car / supercar videos, so stay
tuned and push that 'SUBSCRIBE' button if you haven't already.
Some of the upcoming events / places in 2014 that I will be attending:
Geneva International Motor Show, Monaco / Cannes (supercars), Helsinki
Cruising Night events (muscle cars), Unlimited Racing supercar event (June)
and a lot more!
Thanks to all my viewers so far and happy new year! See ya all again in
All the LOUD American Muscle Cars featured in this video:
- Supercharged Chevrolet Corvette C6 Z06
- Blown 1970 Dodge Charger
- 1968 Ford Mustang GT-390
- 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 440 Magnum
- 800 HP 1973 Dodge Charger 605 cid / 9.9 L
- 1st Gen Dodge Viper RT/10
- Straight Pipe 1967 Ford Mustang 5.0
- 1970 Dodge Charger 500
- 700hp ZR6X Extreme Wide Body Corvette C6
- 1970 Plymouth 'Cuda 440
- 1970 Dodge Charger R/T SE 440 7.2L
- 1969 Chevrolet Camaro
SS 6.6 402
- Best SUPERCAR Sounds of 2013 http://youtu.be/krb26ZvXYpo
- ZR6X is BACK!! 700 HP Extreme Wide Body C6 Corvette - amazing V8 and Exhaust sound, REVS!!
- BULLITT!! 1968 Ford Mustang GT-390 Fastback "Bullitt" -
incredible V8 sound!! http://youtu.be/rcs7GR1YzPE
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Borgeson Car Show 2011 - Best Burnouts
2013 show: http://youtu.be/y5P2jIZu47c
The best burnouts of the 13th Annual Borgeson Hot Rod Gathering & Open
House (Oct. 23, 2011).
2013 show: http://youtu.be/y5P2jIZu47c
2012 show: http://youtu.be/CtxzbZc35zo
This is held annually around the end of October on a Sunday in eastern
Torrington,CT. It's pretty cool.
Look forward to 10.27.2013.....
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my tunes: http://www.youtube.com/sbmusic11
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96 Mercury Cougar XR7 4.6V8, Hot Rod Red, Quick Blast to Check Camera Audio
Testing out the mic on the camera to see if it can capture the sound of a
much quieter car. The hot rods I've been trying to film lately have been
too loud. It seems the Cougar proved to be too loud as well, sounded a bit
like a space shuttle launch. I'm going to have to devise a better way to
capture the sound. Not an all-out tire smoking launch, but still a mildly
entertaining look out the windshield.
Cabin air filter replacement- Mercury Cougar
Purchase this filter at: http://www.filterheads.com/AQ1002
This filter fits 95-02 Ford Contour, Mercury Cougar and Mystique. The model
shown in this video is a 2002 Mercury Cougar, but installation is similar
on the other models.