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.
starting the 302 windsor
this is the motor we put together for the cougar build. its a 302 windsor.
many thanx to peter andy and duck for the parts, late nights and hard
work. you guys are the best!!!
1967 cougar project
Stroked out cougar project 408 stroker alum heads 4speed toploader ford 9"
with currie spool and 4.11 richmond gears custom maire racing susp. custom
exhuast and more to come. look out for my upcoming burnout video!
Bonneville SSEi vs '67 Cougar
My brother, dad and I were all heading to a local cruise in and by chance
my dad and I lined up at the light. Dad never looked over at me so I wasn't
sure, but usually he messes around for fun. My brother has the camera
driving the '93 Bonneville SSE behind me. So the light turns green and I
launched. I got to around 60-70mph and let off because I thought dad didn't
get on it. Of course as soon as I let off I realized he was a'comin'
quickly. But by then it would have only created problems had I got back on
it since the road narrows to one lane and we would have got there at the
same time, so I had to let him go. Turns out he was just fooling with me,
letting me get out and then reeling me back in, however had I stayed on it,
I would have still been ahead. So obviously in his eyes he won, I think I
had him for where we were, but the Cougar is without a doubt much quicker,
not denying that.
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!
Plastic Chrome Restoration for Classic Cougars
Using Cougar dash bezels as an example, Don discusses different methods of
"re-plating" the simulated chrome on plastic parts. With costly and
fragile vacuum plating and electroplating being the only viable options in
the past, we are proud to introduce a revolutionary new paint process that
is much more durable, costs less than older methods, and looks fantastic.
We are offering restoration services for these dash pieces, as discussed in
this video, and soon hope to offer the same service for other plastic
"chrome" parts, such as door panel trim and more.
Please visit http://www.cougarpartscatalog.com for more info!
Restoration of 1967 Mercury Cougar
700hrs of restoration compressed into 3.5 minutes... turn up the volume and
enjoy the ride! Thanks for your comments... it's always nice to hear from
fellow muscle car era afficiandos. Cheers.