Muscle Cars, Pianos, and One Rare Cougar
You might not expect to find a collection of gleaming muscle cars in the
back warehouse of a piano shop, but that's just what you'll find at AZ
Piano, owned by Jason Sipe of Phoenix. He is currently restoring an
ultra-rare 1969 Mercury Cougar 428 Cobra Jet, 4-speed, drag pak car with a
power sunroof. Naturally, we had to meet up with Jason while we were in
the area and check out his cars.
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1969 Mercury Couger XR7 351 Windsor
Can't remember this fella's name...It isn't mine. Even though the owner
admitted the car isn't in show stopper condition...yet, he was the ONLY
Cougar on the lot at the show. And that's why I like the car. At 42 yrs
old, there are some occasional electrical gremlins (not affiliated with
AMC) that bedevil the owner. But, we all must persevere through the
aggrevation. My Comet certainly has its issues. It's a 351 Windsor, C-6
w/9inch rear. Taken at Abingdon, MD Lowes in September 2011.
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 .
(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.
Disc Brake Distribution Block and Proportioning Valve Rebuild - How To
This week we crack open a disc brake proportioning valve and distribution
block from a 1969 Mercury Cougar to show you how to service and rebuild
yours. Applies to Ford vehicles from 1967-1969.
See our rebuild kit and step by step picture guide here:
Also see our new steel proportioning valve brake lines here:
"Chipper," "Cool Rock," "Down Home Rockin," "Malt Shop Bop," and "Matt's
Blues" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons
"Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Mercury Cougar Race Car (Dan Gurney) LOUD Revs and Sound!
Watch in HD. I recorded this beautiful Mercury Cougar Race Car (Dan
Gurney) at Concours' D Elegance of America. This thing is a monster, it
sounded so loud. MUCH more amazing stuff to come. PLEASE subscribe for more
awesome car videos.
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The Story Of Cougar 1: The First Mercury Cougar
A while back, we sat down with Jim Pinkerton, the owner of the very first
production Mercury Cougar (1967 model year), a.k.a. Cougar 1. We hit the
"record" button on our cameras and he let loose with an epic tale of how
the car was first sold in Canada, its subsequent life there, and how it
eventually got into his hands - an intriguing story! He also goes over some
of the unique features of the car, and some of the restoration techniques
used. It's a truly beautiful factory show car with more attention to detail
than the 'average' Cougar.
Special thanks to Jim Pinkerton for his time, and for providing most of the
images you see in this video from his own collection of Cougar memorabilia.
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'70 Cougar Convertible Buying Guide - What To Look For
Having recently bought a 1970 Mercury Cougar XR7 Convertible with a 428
Cobra Jet, Don started going over the car with a fine-toothed comb and
discovered a few things he didn't notice when he first inspected the car
with the seller. This was the inspiration for this video, in which we spend
some time looking at some of the details, like a forensics team, to find
out some important details about this car (both good and bad).
This time, we don't spend any time looking at matching numbers and date
codes and engine "correctness" (sharp-eyed viewers will notice the
incorrect oil pan... the engine block in this car turned out to be a 390
that was bored out and had the Cobra Jet heads and manifolds bolted on).
Our main focus here is to evaluate structural integrity and bodywork. When
it comes to expensive and involved repairs, it doesn't get much worse than
bodywork, so you want to make sure the car you're looking at is as straight
and rust-free as possible.
We hope this video proves helpful! Keep these hints in mind the next time
you go to look at a classic car, Cougar convertible or otherwise. Some of
the info here is specific to Cougars, but much of it applies to other
classic cars as well.
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1972 Mercury Cougar XR7 Convertible
• Beautiful Blue & White Convertible!
• Incredible Two Tone Interior!
• 351ci V8!
• Automatic Transmission!
Mercury Cougar is the name applied to a diverse series of automobiles sold
by the Mercury division of Ford Motor Company from 1967 to 2002. As was
common with Mercury vehicles, the Cougar shared basic platforms with Ford
models. Originally, this was the Mustang, later the Thunderbird, and
the last a version of the Contour. The Cougar was important to Mercury's
image for many years, and advertising often identified its dealers as being
"at the sign of the cat." Female models holding big cats on leashes were
used on Cougar ads in the early 1970s.
MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to offer the handsome 1972 Mercury
Cougar XR7 Convertible. The '72 Cougar XR-7 you see today is said to be a
93,931 original mile car that is finished in the original color combination
of Bright Blue Metallic with White/Blue interior. The paint looks very good
and shows no major spots of imperfections, just a few minor spots of touch
up. The power white convertible top is equally as nice with no staining,
rips or tears to the vinyl. The rear window is glass.
Inside, the White/ Blue vinyl interior is the original for the car and in
great condition. The carpet appears to have been replaced recently and is
in great condition. The dash, door panels, arm rest and wood grain trim are
all equally as nice with on major wear showing.
Under the hood, the 351 cubic inch V8 runs great and starts with a turn of
the key. The motor is said to be the original for the car and still retains
its original 2 barrel carburetor, power steering, power disc brakes and air
conditioning. The air conditioning is currently inoperable but it appears
to only be in need of a charge. The engine is nicely detailed and very
original. No damage to be found. The motor is connected to the three speed
automatic transmission which shifts smoothly and performs with no problems.
Under the car is very solid with no rot that we have seen. It appears to be
all original metal under this original southern car. The VIN is 2F94H517485
and the mileage currently shows 93,931, which is believed to be original
for the car. It is being sold on a clean and clear title. GET OUT AND
1969 Mercury Cougar XR7 460/535 HP HOT ROD ! Mecum Anaheim 2013 Lot S189
1969 Mercury Cougar XR7 Hot Rod-RestoMod
Mecum Auction Anaheim 2013 Lot S189 1969 Mercury Cougar XR7
460/535 HP, Automatic
- First place in class at Grand National Roadster Show
- Custom one-off full frame
- Ford Racing 460 Cobra Jet
- 535 HP 530 ft/lbs of torque
- Ford C6 transmission
- Gear Vendors 6-speed overdrive
- Body was filled, smoothed, tubbed and shaved
- Custom cowl induction hood
- Custom grill and lights
- Mustang II Air Ride
suspension with 4-link and traction bar
- Custom polished aluminum driveline
- Splicer sealed u-joints, 35 spline axles
- Ford 9 inch rear end with Detroit positraction
- Vintage air conditioning and heat
- Electric doors, windows and trunk
- Ididit tilt wheel
- Wilwood 4-wheel disc brakes
- Nitto Invo tires
- Foose 18x8 front and 20x12 rear wheels
1969 Cougar Burnout
I took the cougar out on a poker run with our car club and had some fun
with it, first time it was out this year!
1973 Mercury Cougar Convertible
SOLD! Brilliantly kept 46,000 mile original Cougar! Great color combination
and loaded with a host of luxury options! Superb investment grade
convertible! http://www.stlouiscarmuseum.com **SOLD!**