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Spud's 1968 Cougar Restoration: 427 Engine

Spud gives us a first look at the Ford 427 engine that will be going in his Cougar.


 


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400hp 1968 Cougar Crashes At Thunder Hill HQ
400hp 1968 Cougar Crashes At Thunder Hill HQ





1968 Mercury Cougar Metal Working 101
Part 2 of the 1968 Mercury Cougar restoration. Paul shows the progress of the 1968 Cougar and then demonstrates some basic rust repair techniques. Stay tuned on this, a four speed auto transmission upgrade is on the way as well as a engine upgrade.





Spud's 1968 Cougar restoration: patch panel replacement
This is the first installment of Spud replacing the rear quarter patch panel. He needs to replace this spot on both sides of the car.





1968 Mercury Cougar Brakes
12th Part of the 1968 Mercury Cougar restoration. A closer look at the braking system is taken here. As a bonus a Matco double flare tool can be seen in action.





Cougar Buying Guide Ep.2 - 1967 XR-7 289
In this video, Don does a detailed inspection on a 1967 Mercury Cougar XR-7 to show some of the things you should look for when buying one of these classic cars. Some of the insight here can potentially save you hundreds, even thousands, when you go to negotiate with a seller. Also, it will help those of you trying to sell, to more accurately advertise the strengths and weaknesses of your car. We've also done a similar video with a 1970 Cougar convertible, so you may want to check that out too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fizb2vo68vA To look up the parts mentioned in this video, visit http://www.cougarpartscatalog.com Subscribe to our channel to keep up with our latest uploads! And while you're at it, like us on Facebook to keep up with miscellaneous cool Cougar stuff. https://www.facebook.com/WestCoastClassicCougar





Spuds 1968 Cougar restoration: sandblasting
We have been told by many car guys that you can't sandblast fenders. They say that the sandblasting would cause excessive heat that would cause the metal to warp. We had an extra quarter panel, so we dicided to try it out. It was successful!





70 Cougar restoration
70 Cougar rebuild slideshow





Spud's 1968 Cougar restoration: patch panel part 2
Spud has continued his work replacing a rear quarter panel patch. He has it welded in and is getting the body lines right.





Patch Panels-Installation and Hand Forming Automotive Panels from howtoASAP
How to ASAP brings you another DVD on "Installing and Hand Forming Patch Panels". Replacing entire quarters or other sheet metal is not always the best way to solve rust or damage problems on your project. There are times when patch panels are a perfectly acceptable repair--if you know how to install them correctly. Nationally recognized car builder, Craig Hopkins, will take you through the step by step installation of a lower quarter patch panel and bonus segments on hand forming patches using tools you probably have in your garage. You will learn methods and tips which will produce professional results with your "do-it-yourself" project. This high quality DVD is over 90 minutes of information that will leave you with a repair that will be hard to spot. Whether you are a professional or taking on your first repair, this DVD will help you do it right the first time. For this and other DVDs like "Mig Welding Automotive Sheet Metal" , go to www.howtoasap.com. Copyright by Out of Our Minds Media





American Muscle Car - The Mercury Cougar
http://www.facebook.com/pages/199919191991991/117872974990642 THE AMERICAN MUSCLECAR series brings you the third season, profiling some of the most influential cars in automotive history:





1968 Ford Mustang Fastback Eleanor Classic Muscle Car for Sale in MI Vanguard Motor Sales
http://www.ClassicCarBuyingSecrets.com Click now for an instant download on "How to Avoid the 7 Deadliest Mistakes of Buying a Classic Car Online"! VIN 8F02C150834 Complete rotisserie restoration! Mechanics Ford 351ci Engine with Forged Pistons Ford T5 Transmission -- 5 Speed Manual Cobra Racing Clutch Edelbrock Performer Aluminum Heads Edelbrock Performer Aluminum Intake MSD Distributor Polished Stainless Shorty Headers Ford Racing Wires New Radiator Electric Fan Aluminum Water Pump Holley Carb Power Brakes 11" Disc Brakes. Cross Drilled and Slotted Rotors Chrome Rack and Pinion Steering Powder Coated Alternator Serpentine Belts Polished Aluminum Valve Covers Aluminum Driveshaft Complete Pypes Stainless Exhaust System Ford 8" Posi-Traction Rear End with 4:11 Gear Mustang II Front End with Adjustable Billet Coil Overs Rear Billet Adjustable Shocks and Lowered Leaf Springs New Gas Tank Parking Brake New Fuel Line Body Beautiful Black and White Paint Job "Mustangs to Fear" Eleanor Body Kit Painted and Clear Coated Stripes Doors Fit and Operate Great Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid Sequential LED Tail Lights Full Cage with Custom Sub Frame Connectors Solid Trunk with AMP Nice Upholstery in Trunk Chrome Bullet Wheels BF Goodrich G Force Tires -- 245/40/17 Front, 265/40/18 Rear Fame is in Beautiful Shape, Very Solid Floorboards Look Solid and Untouched Undercarriage is Painted with a Bedliner Type Material Tied Frame with Tubular Steel Rockers Look Great Torque Boxes are Solid Interior Planet Audio Stereo System Leather Seats Racing Harnesses Custom Center Console Rear Seat Delete Beautiful Dash and Dash Pad Door Panels Look New Nice Carpet Headliner Fits Tight Across Speedo Works No Wipers Don't Miss Out! Call Tom 7 Days a Week, Including Holidays! 248-974-9513 tom@vanguardmotorsales.com www.vanguardmotorsales.com





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. 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.





Classic Cougar Pickin' with Scott Taylor (Part I)
On our trip to AZ, we paid a visit to Scott Taylor to have a look at his collection of Cougars. Scott is a well-known Cougar enthusiast, is the registrar for 428 Cougars, and has a sizable collection of classic Mercury Cougars. Many of his project cars are for sale (most of the cars shown in this video). If you have questions about these cars, or have any information on a newly discovered 428 Cougar, email Scott at 428cougarguy@cox.net View Part II here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0Bl5MiO7FA Subscribe to our channel for more! Visit our site at http://www.cougarpartscatalog.com





Cat D8 Abandoned in the woods.
Pre-1947 cat D-8 Left in the deep woods.





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!





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1967 Mercury Cougar standard: 9.360 @ 142.000
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1969 Mercury Cougar xr7 elimanator: 10.154 @ 130.200
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1970 Mercury Cougar : 10.418 @ 133.000
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1968 Mercury Cougar Standard: 10.820 @ 123.000
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1984 Mercury Cougar lx: 11.174 @ 121.590
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1967 Mercury Cougar GT: 11.224 @ 119.340
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1996 Mercury Cougar XR7 Special Edition: 11.891 @ 113.600
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1969 Mercury Cougar : 11.910 @ 117.000
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1968 Mercury Cougar : 12.345 @ 108.540
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1970 Mercury Cougar : 12.830 @ 104.630
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5 V6 MTX: 13.255 @ 110.320
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1999 Mercury Cougar 3L: 13.451 @ 104.350
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1966 Mercury Cougar ss: 13.953 @ 98.930
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1996 Mercury Cougar XR7: 13.980 @ 96.110
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1999 Mercury Cougar : 13.990 @ 99.200
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