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. Check out our YouTube channel for more Cougar videos, and subscribe to stay up to date! Need parts for your classic Cougar? Visit our parts catalog at: http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com Like us on Facebook for even more Cougar goodness! https://www.facebook.com/WestCoastClassicCougar
Mercury Cougar | Buyer's Guide
Have you always dreamed of owning a Mercury Cougar? Hagerty Classic Cars magazine Executive Editor Stefan Lombard talks you through the ins and outs of these muscle cars, including potential trouble spots and exactly what you should look at before making a purchase. (Special thanks to our studio location, http://www.petrollounge.com in Austin, Texas.) See all of our Valuation Videos | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaibD... Find out more about Hagerty Valuation Tools | http://www.hagerty.com/valuationtools Subscribe! | http://bit.ly/1sddOmD LIKE us on FACEBOOK | https://www.facebook.com/HagertyClassicCars/ FOLLOW us on TWITTER | https://twitter.com/hagerty JOIN our circle on GOOGLE PLUS | https://plus.google.com/+Hagerty FOLLOW us on INSTAGRAM | https://instagram.com/hagertyclassiccars/ Find out more about Hagerty | http://www.hagerty.com HAGERTY VALUATION TOOLS | https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL11A9D1D9D04C6B8C FEATURED VIDEOS | https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHKCmmH-x9mKdOsoMmYDwL8qHYJ5Tn6dG RIDE ALONGS | https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHKCmmH-x9mIGSmYHJAoy1j0ngWXgOS6s Hagerty is your definitive source for all things classic: compelling stories about cool cars and the people who love them; the latest on collector car values and market trends; and all the eye candy, roaring engines and nostalgia you can handle. So strap down, settle in and cruise with us a while. We’re glad you’re here. Contact us. Phone: 877-922-9701 Fax: 231-941-8227 Suggestions and/or Complaints: Your2Cents@hagerty.com Marketing & Event Inquiries: email@example.com Media Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Radiator and Fan Upgrade - Small Block Cougar / Mustang 1967-70
One of the most common issues on these old cars is overheating. The cooling systems were only designed to cope with so much, and over the years many small block engines have been bored out, hopped up, had A/C added, etc. Since Ford provided a very capable 24-inch radiator on big-block and A/C equipped cars, why not take advantage of the best factory cooling equipment available, without messing up the original look under the hood? We have all the parts you need to achieve this conversion, including our premium reproduction steel clutch fans. This video applies not only to Cougars and Mustangs, but to a wide range of classic Ford / Mercury cars and trucks. When you see a small icon picture appear in this video, you can click it to go to the pictured item on our website (if watching on a desktop computer). Otherwise, this is a good place to get started: https://secure.cougarpartscatalog.com/cooling.html Thanks for watching, we hope this video helps!
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