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1968 Mercury Cougar

For sale: 1968 Mercury Cougar

Technical specifications

Item location:
Flemington, New Jersey, United States
Engine size:
5.0L 302Cu. In. V8 GAS Naturally Aspirated
Number of cylinders:
Drive type:
Interior color:
Vehicle Title:
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This is a muscle car that looks great and runs well. It gets a lot of attention with its classic styling. It has a number of performance upgrades and a beautiful paint job. It was restored in the early 1990’s and was supposedly shown at the Detroit Autorama. I bought the car almost 5 years ago off an ebay private seller. I’m only selling because I don’t have the room to keep it any longer. Please see details below. Buyer is responsible for pickup or shipping. Ask any questions you may have. Engine (as reported by previous owners and related paperwork): · 302 cu in/5. 0 L V8 (bored . 030” over stock)· Holley 600 CFM 4-bbl carburetor · Edelbrock Torker II intake · K&N air filter with chrome cover · Balanced rods/forged pistons · Chrome-moly rings · 1966 289 hi-po heads · Roller rocker arms · 351 valves/triple springs · Ford Racing valve covers · Competition camshaft · Performance oil pump · Moroso 8-quart oil pan · Minor oil leak (checked by mechanic. recommendation to just add oil as needed - this leak existed when I bought the car) · Carter fuel pump (activated by toggle switch under ignition key cylinder) Transmission/Differential: · C4 3-speed automatic transmission with 3500 stall torque convertor · B&M Megashifter · 4. 11 rear end Exhaust: · Hooker headers · 3” dual full flow exhaust · Passed NJ state emissions September 2014 Tires/steering: · Centerline wheels · 205/65-R15 front tires - BF Goodrich Advantage T/A · 255/60-R15 rear tires - BF Goodrich Radial T/A · Manual steering Brakes: · 4-wheel manual drum brakes · Emergency brake is not operational Electrical: · Pertronix Ignitor II electronic ignition · Mallory distributor · MSD Blaster III ignition coil · Sequential tail light turn signals. all exterior lighting works · 750 CCA battery (new August 2012) located in trunk · Horn works sporadically Interior (black): · Vinyl bench seats (slight wear spot on driver’s side back) · Black carpet · Auto Meter Sport Comp gauges (tachometer. coolant temperature. oil pressure. fuel pressure) · AM/FM cassette player/rear speakers (cassette adaptor allows aux port connectivity) · No A/C or heater/blower (left out during restoration) Exterior: · Dark blue metallic with slight blue/red ghost flames · Few small dormant bubbles in paint on left rear quarter panel behind tire (these were there when I bought the car and have not changed) · Ram air hood scoop · Chrome bumpers · Black vinyl roof · Manual head lamp flaps (headlight actuators exist. but are not hooked up – don’t know if they work) · All identification emblems Other - Spare tail light. car show display sign. extra paint. two spare windshield wiper arms. windshield washer tank (wasn’t replaced during restoration). owner’s manual. various other manuals (Chilton repair. wiring diagram. body assembly. sequential turn signal and emergency flasher systems. facts/features). paperwork (various receipts and documentation)

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