here it is...the cold start of the ol cougar. I finished installing the am/fm/cd/mp3/dvd player this afternoon along with a set of walmart special VR3 5.5's in the doors, and a set of VR3 6x9's in boxes in the back seat.....she plays pretty sweet. Keep checking back for more updates on the near completion of this fine hot rod from hell....all thats left is custom Exhaust and paint.....maybe some wheels who knows...ENJOY!!!!!!
1978 Mercury Cougar XR7
1978 Mercury Cougar XR7, 41,107 odometer mileage, VIN# 8H93H680658, Ford
351w 5.8L V8 Engine, Auto Trans, All Original Including Miles, Leather
Interior with AM/FM Stereo, PW, PL, PS, PB, Clean Inside & Out and in
Overall Good Condition, has a few minor blemishes, Runs & Drives.
Cold Start 1978 Ford CUSTOM 500, 460 Police Interceptor
Cold Start on my RARE 1978 Ford Custom 500, 460 POLICE INTERCEPTOR (Pursuit
Notice the "CERTIFIED CALIBRATION" on my speedo cluster and notice it is in
Kilometers NOT Miles Per Hour.
Rare X-RCMP Pursuit Special. 1 of 4 specially built Police Interceptors.
0-54 MPH in 1st gear
54-102 MPH in 2nd gear
102- Unlimited MPH (146 MPH .est) in 3rd gear.... LOOONG TALL 3rd gear!
0-60 in 6.53
1/4 mile = 14.54 @ 102mph (with some tire spin off the line) just shifting
into 3rd at the end of the 1/4 mile.
With E.T Street drag radials
0-60 in 5.8 seconds
1/4 mile in 13.61 @ 102
Curb weight WITH driver 5300 Pounds!
Cam is an "Interceptor" grind cam.. made to optimize torque.
True Dual Exhaust thru 2 1/2 inch Exhaust with H-pipe. I removed the
original Ford Police Performance mufflers and put on Dynomax Ultra Flows... didnt
really notice any differance in performance. But they are a little louder
than the Police Mufflers.
filmed on my cell phone... quality :(
filmed in 2010. K thanx
1978 Mercury Marquis Brougham Cold-Start and Walkaround
CLICK MORE INFO AND COMMENT! I bought this car for a winter driver, but
I'm sure if I take care of the motor it will last longer that that. It
hadn't been on the road in many years, so it ran "interestingly" on the 4
hour ride home. It has a 400 CI and I believe a C6 tranny. I love driving
it, just because it is so damn big, and probably an eye sore to everyone
haha. Many people want to buy it from me to use as a demo car, but I don't
think any of these cars should be used for that...even though it would
probably kick ass...
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.
American Muscle Car - The Mercury Cougar
THE AMERICAN MUSCLECAR series brings you the third season, profiling some
of the most influential cars in automotive history: