1970 Cougar Eliminator Competion Green Walkaround
Previously I posted a video of us driving our 1970 Cougar Eliminator out of the infield of Texas Motor Speedway. I have been asked to show more of the OLD CAT. Here it is on Oct. 31, 2009. It is one of 59 made in 1970 in Competition Green per the Marti Report. Currently 351 Cleveland bored .30 over, all new high performance components polished and balanced, .296 Com Cam, Rolling Rockers, Double Roller timing, Hooker Headers wrapped, dual stianless Magnaflo Exhaust, Edlebrock 4BBL, 4 speed top loader,
Begining to End, 70 Cougar Painted @ Home in 13 Mo.
Do it yourself Car Painting. 1970 Cougar, painted in Driveway over 13 Month period, START to FINISH, allowing for Surgery, Bad Weather, as well as re-painting the Car with the Color Coat 3 seperate times. (first time was a bad batch of Paint, 2nd time it started to Rain out of nowhere right after spraying, then the 3rd time was a charm.
You weren't supposed to watch this...
Présentation de la cougar '67 du paternel. Au moment ou la vidéo à été tournée, elle n'était pas encore à lui donc anciennes plaques etc...
Mercury Cougar 289ci Jamaican Yellow
2x 4-1 Ford Racing Headers
Ford racing Air Cleaner
4 barrels Edelbrock Carb
Full inox Exhaust
What's in the video:
Sequential taillights (looks damn good)
1970 Mercury Cougar Burnout
Having a little fun with a 1970 Mercury Cougar XR-7. Rear end needs to be replace so next burnout video will feature a posi rear end.
133120 / 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator Boss 302
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Ready for a different kind of pony car? Take a close look at this pristine 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator. Fresh out of a comprehensive restoration, this cat has and aggressive demeanor and plenty of power to back it up.
Restored to factory specifications, the body panels are straight in true in every way. A coat of Ford's code N Pastel Blue covers the body, accented by the black body-length stripes courtesy of the Eliminator package. While the color may look white, there is a subtle blue tint that is guaranteed to make this Mercury stand out in the crowd. Panel fitment is also far superior to anything that left Ford's Dearborn plant in 1970.
Other pieces of the Eliminator package include a front chin spoiler, blacked-out grilled, hood scoop, an air foil wing and discrete "Eliminator" decals. The glass appears to be original as does the stainless trim around it but both are in excellent condition overall. With its race-friendly look, this is very clearly no common Cougar.
Under the hood, a familiar 290hp Boss 302 V8 provides more than enough motivation to push this cat around town. From the properly decaled single snorkel air cleaner to the date-code correct block, everything about the powerplant looks as it did when it left the factory. The engine fires immediately, idles well and has a menacing snarl to warn other drivers exactly what is beside.
Beneath the car, a nicely detailed undercarriage consists of a factory chassis with factory-correct overspray gracing the rock solid floor fans. In the center, a Hurst-equipped Toploader 4-speed takes care of gear selection while a nodular Ford nine-inch differential with 3.91 gears puts the power the road. Steering is manual but braking is power assisted with discs in the front and drums out back. The chassis meets the road through Goodyear Polyglas tires wrapped around steel wheels topped with dog-dish hubcaps and chrome beauty rings.
Between the doors, a Medium Blue interior is simple, comfortable and functional. The hi-back bucket seats are wrapped in Comfortweave vinyl and face a factory dashboard that houses the original instrumentation plus climate controls and an AM/FM stereo. With the exception of the aluminum Hurst shift handle, there are no frills to be found here. Behind the rear seat, the trunk features a correct mat, jack and spare tire.
Documentation for this Cougar is strong with an original build sheet, dealer invoice and several records that spell out the car's full history. There is also a Marti Report that covers everything down to production dates.
In this form, it's easy to imagine the Cougar as less of a sibling and more of a rival to the Mustang. With the Boss 302 and slick shifting Toploader, this cat offers all the fun in a unique shell. Call, click or visit http://rkmotorscharlotte.com for more information on this amazing Mercury.
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1970 Mercury Cougar Boss 302
This is One Awesome Eliminator
Drop Dead gorgeous
If you dont like attention stay away
1970 G Code Boss Car
The Black Stripes on the Side are reflector stripes so in some of the photos they show up glowing.
Painted 1 Year Ago
Previous Owner had Since 2005
Completely Restored 12 Years Ago
Ford 9" Rear End
Rebuilt Moser Axle Posi
4:33 Gear Ratio
Rebuilt 2 Years Ago
Close Ratio- Rebuilt 2 Years Ago
4 Wheel Disc Brakes- Hydro Boost- Brake System- 2 Years ago
475 HP Crank
Stainless Steel Brakes
Air Gas Intake
Holley Carb 700 Dual Feed
MSD Billet Distributor
Front Head Lights Converted From Vacuum to Electric
Headers With Electric Dumps
Rack and Pinion Power Steering
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1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator at the Mecum Auto Auction
This is the Mecum Auto Auction in Kissimmee, FL on January 24-29, 2012.
This rare 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator is a well-equipped example powered by the optional 428/335 HP Cobra Jet V-8 engine. The product of a rotisserie restoration by Turn Key Restorations, it is finished in Competition Green with Black graphics and Black Décor interior group, and equipped with center console and factory air conditioning. The original CJ engine is backed by a heavy-duty C6 Merc-O-Matic transmission and Traction-Lok rear end, and complemented with power steering and brakes. Featured in the May 2011 issue of Mustangs and Modified Fords magazine, it is documented with a Marti Report and the original build sheet.
As shown on Velocity TV.