Electric Hideaway Headlight Actuator Conversion: 1967-1968 Mercury Cougar
In this video, we show how to replace your early Cougar's vacuum-operated hideaway headlight system with a simpler, more reliable electric conversion kit. This kit includes two remanufactured Ford Probe headlight motors, a custom wiring harness, and custom bracketry and hardware for this specific application, making installation simple. To view the kit, click here: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/store/p/13676-Electric-Headlight-Door-Co nversion-Kit-with-Motors-New-1967-1968-Mercury-Cougar.html Some reasons to go this route instead of keeping your vacuum system: - Easier to keep your grille straight. The vacuum system puts constant pressure on the grille. - Cheaper as a whole. To replace your entire vacuum system is significantly more expensive. - faster and more even opening & closing. No more slow opening / closing one at a time. - Can operate without the engine running. - Perfect solution for those with high performance engines with low vacuum. - Etc. Thanks for watching / reading! Subscribe to our channel to keep up with our new videos, and like us on facebook while you're at it: https://www.facebook.com/WestCoastClassicCougar
LED vs. Incandescent Bulb Comparison - 1968 Mercury Cougar
LED vs. Incandescent Bulb Comparison - 1968 Mercury Cougar 1157-R18-T LED Tower from superbrightLEDs.com - http://www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-bin/store/index.cgi?action=DispPage&cate gory=CAR&Page2Disp=/specs/1156-x18-T.htm
1967 Cougar Headlight Vacuum Solenoid Tips, Tricks, Do's and Don'ts
We snuck into Brian's garage while he was away and filmed this informational video on the unique 1967 headlight vacuum solenoid. It's a complicated and temperamental little device that you can ruin easily if you don't know what you're doing. Our goal with this video is to help you understand how this solenoid works, and some of the "do's and don'ts" of testing and installing them. Our rebuilt units are listed on our website here: http://www.cougarpartscatalog.com/67hdvacsol.html
LED Taillights on a '68 Mercury Cougar
This video is to show how much easier the sequential taillights work on a '68 Mercury Cougar, when LED lights are installed. As you can see, the left side works faster, is 'crisper', even when the taillights are on. The one's on the right are the plain, incandescent bulbs. Notice how much slower, and longer it takes, especially when the taillights are on. I had the battery on a charger while I was taking this. The LED lights I used are relatively inexpensive. I purchased them from: www.superbrightleds.com, and they are the 1157-R24 (the wide beam), and they are $7.49 each. They last 10,000 hours, and use a LOT less energy than incandescent bulbs. They do make brighter, more expensive LED's, but these are pretty close, if not brighter than regular incandescents.