I really like the style of this generation of Cougar, but unfortunately this one is pretty beat up and needs a lot of work, even just to pass NJ state inspection.
At least the exterior and interior are in pretty decent shape, and it is fully loaded with frills like power leather seats and a power sunroof. I took it for a quick drive, but things like a loose and clunky suspension prevented me from giving a fair driving impression.
This model was designed by Ford of Germany and was also known in Europe as the Ford Cougar. It was sold from 1998 to 2002, with an exterior facelift in 2001. It shared the same platform as the Ford Mondeo, Ford Contour, and Mercury Mystique.
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
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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis (how to test the cooling fan)
For more on Engine Performance Diagnostics go to www.scannerdanner.com
For this case study we have an electric cooling fan that will not turn off
on a 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis. In this video I cover all aspects of this
cooling fan system. From the inputs involved to the output controls and
detailed testing methods.
For more help with some of the terminology used and testing methods shown,
refer to Section 2 and 6 in my eBook available at www.scannerdanner.com or
the paper version available at www.aeswave.com
Street racing in 1979, Dieters 1970 Cougar
Dieter's 1970 Cougar Eliminator (former NHRA Super Stock car) with a
modified Boss 351C motor, (very rare), street racing an all out 1969 Camaro drag car in 1979.
Old school street racing where it all began and the way it was back then.
NO juice in those days, and healthy small blocks were making about 425 HP.
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 .
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Fugue in D (used during the brief B&W horror sequence). Performed by Peter
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