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:
Cougar Buying Guide Ep.3 - 1968 XR-7 390 "Barn Find"
In this video, Don goes over a 1968 Mercury Cougar XR-7 in brutal detail,
looking at originality, searching for rust, inspecting the interior and
engine bay, and more. This car exhibits a lot of pros and cons that you
might run across when looking at buying a classic Cougar yourself. We felt
that the "pros" pretty much speak for themselves; it's a very attractive
car, great color combination, good options, good condition, and a big block
390 that runs great. With that in mind, we spent most of the video picking
on all the little negatives that you might not have noticed otherwise.
This car is currently for sale on eBay:
Need parts for your 67-73 Cougar? We have it all:
67 Cougar headlight upgrade
67 Cougar headlight upgrade to elecrtic motor doors and halogen headlights
using wiring kit from Rocketman's Classic Cougar Innovation's, LLC.
Super Bright "Plasma" LED 1157 Taillight Bulbs - Comparison Video
You can get a full set of six "Plasma" bulbs here:
Or a 2-pack here: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/plasma2.html
We just got these new "Plasma" LED light bulbs, and wow, we are impressed.
They are the brightest 1157 replacement bulbs we've seen by far, and
installation is as simple as it would be with regular bulbs.
In this video, we line up three 1967-68 Mercury Cougars to compare the new
"Plasma" LED bulbs to the older tower-style LED's, and of course the
original-equipment 1157 incandescent bulbs. The results are pretty obvious.
Muscle Car Of The Week Video #59: 1968 Mercury Cougar GT-E 427
http://www.musclecaroftheweek.com/store - This week, we're bringing you an
often overlooked muscle car, the 1968 Mercury Cougar GT-E. These were
sporty but comfortable, and the GT-E bought you a 7-liter V8 to make things
interesting. Most were the smooth 428 V8, but some were ordered with the
far less subtle 427 side oiler... like the one in this video. The 427 was
rated at 390 HP and has a great rumble, but the car is refined enough to
drive and enjoy every day. The Brothers Collection is home to several
rare Mercury cats, this is one of the favorites!