1970 Mercury Cougar XR7
1970 Mercury Cougar XR-7
"The mood is upbeat. The spirit is untamed. The car is Cougar.” This was
one of the many taglines Mercury used in their sales brochure for the
classic Mercury Cougar. These cars were incredibly unique and built to
perform. This 1970 Cougar is a nice driver and is a factory XR7 edition
which included simulated wood trim, a tachometer, an electric clock and
special wheel covers. The exterior is coated in a bright yellow that suits
the look of the car nicely. This is paired with nice chrome bumpers,
stainless trim, and one of the most uniquely designed front grills made.
The hideaway headlights flip around from behind what looks to be part of
the grill and operate properly. In the rear you will find sequential
taillights that span almost the entire rear of the car. The car has a nice
solid stance with a slight rake and rides on custom aftermarket wheels.
Powering up this classic is a 351 Windsor as it would have come from the
factory. These motors have plenty of power and run well. It is topped
with Silver valve covers and a Silver air cleaner with most of the other
parts finished out in Black. It is combined with an automatic transmission
that shifts smoothly and moves through the gears with no problems. This
car is also fitted with power steering and power brakes making it very
comfortable to drive.
The interior of the car was just installed and is done in a Black and
Yellow color combination. The bucket seats are comfortable and are done in
leather and faux ostrich skin. Between the seats is the original center
console which houses the shifter and is fitted with additional gauge pods.
The dash has a stock appearance with all the factory gauges, trim, etc.
The only major customization there is the added AM/FM/CD player. Air
conditioning is also in place which blows cold without issues.
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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
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.
Music in the video is from royalty-free sources, except for the Toccata and
Fugue in D (used during the brief B&W horror sequence). Performed by Peter
Hurford. An advertisement appears on this video in order to pay royalties
to the copyright holder, not for our own gain.
1974 Cougar XR7 Car Used in Commercials
Perhaps you remember those ads on TV featuring a beautiful model, with a
cougar resting on the top of the car! This is the car! Evidently it
toured the country, and got autographs of famous people in Hollywood and
conservation. The authenticity of those signatures is not guaranteed, but
it is still a very strange and significant display. The idea of a live,
wild animal in a commercial seems beyond the pale, at least in retrospect!
The car is cool, though..and it survived a wild beast!
1967 Mercury Cougar XR-7 for sale at Gateway Classic Cars in St. Louis, MO
Up for sale is a 1967 Mercury Cougar XR-7 with just 50,256 actual miles. It
has the numbers matching 289 CID V8 2 barrel backed by a 3-speed C4
automatic transmission, both with less than 500 miles since rebuild. The
rear-end is comprised of an 8" with 2.73 gears. Freshly painted Ford Deep
Jewel Green Metallic shows very nice. New radial tires also have less than
500 miles. Other option include: A/C, AM Radio, Power Brakes, Power
Steering, Seat Belts, Vinyl Interior, Vinyl Top and Rally Wheels. Inside
you will see vinyl saddle interior with the center console. All new front
suspension with 1" drop springs makes this car drive like a dream! These
Cougars are well known for the unique styling such as the sequential
taillights and hidden headlights. To view this vehicle please visit
www.gatewayclassiccars.com or our St. Louis showroom. For more information
please call 618-271-3000.
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2001 Mercury Cougar V6 Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2001 Mercury Cougar V6. 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.
American Muscle Car Fails ( Best Of ) ( Pure SOUND )
Some people just don't deserve to drive a muscle car. In the video you will
see burnout fails. crashes and other strange things. funny to see if i may
say so. please comment and rate
Crushing Cars at West Coast Classic Cougar
CONTEST HAS ENDED
We ran a contest to see who could guess how much the pile of 40 cars, the
junk-filled truck, and the old forklift shown in this video total in either
tonnage or dollar value (at $260/ton). The closest guess, without going
over the actual amount, won a $100 gift certificate in our online store (
-- Contest ended May 1, 2011 --
Also note that West Coast Classic Cougar no longer has parts for 1974-79
West Coast Classic Cougar, Inc.
Vinyl Top Installation - '68 Cougar
In this video, we watch as a professional installs a vinyl top on a 1968
Mercury Cougar. After observing the process, we think this is a job that
the average do-it-yourself-er can handle. It does require a certain amount
of finesse, but not as much as a headliner installation requires (see our
other video on that subject).
This premium quality vinyl top can be found on our website here:
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1967 1968 Mustang Cougar emergency brake Episode 154 Autorestomod
We set up the emergency brake system in our 1967 Mustang fastback. What we show will
also work on the 1967, 1968 Cougar as well.
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Eastwood Silver Cad Aerosol 12 oz Part Num: 10022Z
Is It Numbers Matching? - Cougar by the Numbers
In this video we delve into the complex topic of decoding tags, date codes,
and other numbers to check if your classic Ford / Mercury is "numbers
matching," using Don's newly acquired '69 Mercury Cougar XR7 428 Cobra Jet
convertible as an example. While we haven't covered the subject 100% in
this video (to keep it concise) we think this covers most of the major
components and gives you the knowledge you need to figure out what your
numbers mean. As mentioned in the video, we highly recommend Marti Auto
Works, especially his Tagbook, which made this video possible. Visit him
at http://www.martiauto.com , and for everything Cougar, visit us at
Credit for intro music:
"Beach Bum" - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative
Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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!
1970 Mercury Cougar For Sale
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The most recent owner of this beautiful Cougar had several Cougars over the
years. When we met him he owned this one and a Cougar Eliminator that he
drag races. He bought this one at a local car show about 12 years ago. The
car was restored just before he bought it.
351ci Cleveland Engine
FMX Automatic Transmission
Ford 9" Open Rear End with 3.0:1 Gear Ratio
Edelbrock 4 Barrel Carb
2 V Heads
Power Front Disc Brakes
Chrome Edelbrock Air Cleaner
Stock Type Distributor, Upgraded to Petronix
New Exhaust System
Mufflers are in Great Shape
New Lower Control Arms
New Front Shocks
New Front Ball Joints
Front Sway Bar
Beautiful Red Paint
All Original Metal
Stainless Trim is in Great Shape
Emblems are Beautiful
Doors Fit and Operate Properly
Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid
Solid Straight Quarters
Trunk Floor is Solid and Clean
Trunk Mat and Spare Tire
Floorboards Look to be Original
Torque Boxes are in Great Shape
Frame is in Great Shape
Rockers have Nice Pinch Welds
BF Goodrich Radial T/A's -- 235/60/15 Front and Rear
Magnum 500 Wheels with Cougar Center Caps
Nice Black Interior
AM Radio Inoperable
Wood Grain Details on Dash, Console and Door Panels
Door Panels are in Great Shape
Seatbelts Front and Back
Interior Lights Work
Nice Black Carpet
Cougar Floor Mats
Headliner is in Good Shape
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