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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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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.





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





70 Cougar restoration
70 Cougar rebuild slideshow





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!





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.





67-68 Cougar Buying Guide: What To Look For
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





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





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!





Restoration of 1967 Mercury Cougar
700hrs of restoration compressed into 3.5 minutes... turn up the volume and enjoy the ride! Thanks for your comments... it's always nice to hear from fellow muscle car era afficiandos. Cheers.





1970 Mercury Cougar For Sale
http://www.ClassicCarBuyingSecrets.com Click now for an instant download on "How to Avoid the 7 Deadliest Mistakes of Buying a Classic Car Online"! To see over 100 pictures of this car visit http://inventory.vanguardmotorsales.com/vanguardautos/inventory/details/0F9 1H565365 VIN 0F91H565365 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. Mechanics 351ci Cleveland Engine FMX Automatic Transmission Ford 9" Open Rear End with 3.0:1 Gear Ratio Edelbrock 4 Barrel Carb Edelbrock Intake 2 V Heads Air Conditioning Power Steering Power Front Disc Brakes Chrome Edelbrock Air Cleaner Ford Radiator Stock Type Distributor, Upgraded to Petronix Autolite Battery New Exhaust System Mufflers are in Great Shape New Lower Control Arms New Front Shocks New Front Ball Joints Front Sway Bar Body Beautiful Red Paint All Original Metal New Chrome Beautiful Grille 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 Interior Nice Black Interior Bucket Seats Console 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 Speedo Works Clock Inoperable Blower Works Wipers Work Don't Miss Out! Call Tom 7 Days a Week at 248-974-9513 tom@vanguardmotorsales.com www.VanguardMotorSales.com





1968 cougar XR-7





1968 Cougar 427 GT-E at Barrett-Jackson, Scottsdale 2011
This is the story of Brian Aust and his 1968 Mercury Cougar 427 GT-E. Over the course of about 5 years, he undertook a painstaking restoration to bring the car to the highest level he could, with a little help from his friends (and lots of advice from folks on http://www.mercurycougar.net ). On January 22, 2011, he drove it onto the auction block at Barrett-Jackson, stepped out, and watched it sell for... well, you'll just have to watch to find out! WCCC TV was there to chronicle the experience for your enjoyment, so relax and enjoy! Don't forget to subscribe to our channel to keep up to date with our latest videos. West Coast Classic Cougar, Inc. Specializing in 1967-1973 Mercury Cougar Parts http://www.cougarpartscatalog.com





1968 MERCURY COUGAR GT-E 427 W CODE EXTREMLY RARE UPDATE SOLD!!!!
This is a extremly rare 1968 Mercury Cougar GTE 427 "W" code. This is finished in it's origiinal color of Carribean Blue with Blue interior. If anyone has ANY questions please feel free to call me directly at 570-875-7109. Thanks so much. Marty





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