badassness. this is my 67 cougar xr7. it has a rebuilt 289 .30 over. pretty hot mild cam. 500cfm edelbrock carb. aluminum ford racing intake. rebuilt c4 automatic transmission. turboExhaust made by summit. hedman headers. its running a little rich in this video my step dad says. this is my first car and so far all i learned from cars is from building this beast so i have no clue what running rich sounds like haha. but i know this things kicks pretty hard. havent got a chance to really open her up yet because i still need to break in the motor. theres less than 50 miles on the rebuilt motor and transmission. all the front suspension is done and steering parts are on their way and will be done. found a crack in the shock tower i will need to get welded before alignment but thats not too big of a problem. more videos to come.
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 next year!
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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.
1968 Mercury Cougar
•351 Cleveland bored to 400 professionally rebuilt within the last 2,000 miles. Only the best high performance parts throughout the motor. Strong, reliable, smooth power. Hooked up to a Ford C4.
•Car has new U joints, completely rebuilt rear end including gears, new disc brakes all around with all new brake system components, new axle seals and bearing w/new Exhaust system.
•All new suspension components with professionally installed frame connectors (class brand and installation) new heavy duty sway bars in front and rear to modernize cornering.
•Beautiful gun metal gray exterior with black stripes that continue up the rear window and into the interior color scheme.
• Modernized AC system and a New High Performance radiator and overflow tank!
•Every part is completely redone custom interior!
•New wheels Excellent quality Tires!
•Custom, Functional Hood Scoop!
•This is one of the nicest COUGARS on the planet!!
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Hot Rod City Las Vegas
Contact Info: Steve Levesque-702-331-6400, Cell-213-500-8619
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´67 Cougar with 1200hp - LOUD Soundcheck !!!
Chassis: Funny Car
Body: 1967'er Ford Mercury Cougar
Engine: Dart Merlin Tall Deck Iron Chevy Big Block 572 cui (9,9 Liter)
Fuel: Bioethanol E85
Kraftübertragung: 3-Gang Powerglide
Gewicht: ca. 1220 kg
Leistung: ca. 1000 PS / 900 Nm mit E85 Bioethanol
ca. 1200 PS / 1000 Nm mit Rennbenzin (z.B. C14)
Endgeschwindigkeit: ca. 255 km/h nach 402 Metern
Kategorie: Super Competition (8.9 Sekunden Index)
Beste bisherige Zeit: 8.874 Sek. mit E85 Bioethanol
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.
1967 Mercury Cougar XR7
A 1967 Mercury Cougar XR7. 302 V8, C4, Aluminum Heads, Roller Rockers, Roller Cam, 4V, AC, PS, PB. Restoration was completed in 2006. Originally purchased in Ontario California. Purchased from Weber & Cooper Lincoln/Mercury in late 1967. I purchased the car in 1988 and drove it for a few years. Full restoration started in 1994. Now it isa weekend and summer day recreational driver. This video was taken using a digital still camera so the quality is not as good as I had hoped for.
Rusty Roof Replacement - 1968 Cougar
If you have an old car that came with a vinyl top, chances are that you have some rust issues in the roof. This was the case with Andrew's car - a 1968 Mercury Cougar that his grandparents bought brand new in '68. In this video, Andrew takes matters into his own hands to replace his rusted roof skin with a solid donor roof from another car. He is by no means a restoration expert, just an amateur trying to save some money and save his car.
Need a roof or other body panels for your classic Cougar? West Coast Classic Cougar has it all. Check us out at http://www.cougarpartscatalog.com or give us a call at (503) 463-1130 .
(c) 2011 West Coast Classic Cougar, Inc.
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Left to rot - Abandoned American muscle-cars in Japan
My Car-spotting in Japan Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/wasabicars
And, my Car-spotting in Japan Website: http://wasabicars.com/
I usually spend my free time exploring castles, but that's not my only interest. I also like cars, especially from the 60's & 70's, especially with a V8 and extra especially when they are in good, original condition.
This video was taken in Kurume City, Kyushu island, Japan. I first came upon this place in the new year, and it had been on my mind that I should make the trip back to shoot a video. Suffice to say I did.
So, what do you reckon folks?
Oh, the castle-exploring site if you re interested: http://www.japanese-castle-explorer.com/index.html
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1968 Mercury Cougar LED Taillight Comparison.wmv
This is the final chapter in my quest to find the ultimate LED lights for my 1968 Mercury Cougar. The ones that I'm happy with are part number: 1157-R18-T. They are $18.00 ea., but well worth it, as you can see from the video. Even outside, these bulbs really are bright! I almost considered getting their 45 LED light tower bulb (for $25.00 ea), but now, I'm glad I didn't! The company to get these from, is: www.superbrightleds.com.
1968 mercury cougar 454 gasser 4 speed project/build
This is our father son build of our 68 mercury cougar. started out as a rusty ol shell. with 3.5 frame rails that we did on a harsh budget. the car was home build in a 1.5 car garage and not for 15 grand...its a real budget car enjoy