1967 Mercury Cougar

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1967 Mercury Cougar


This 1967 Mercury Cougar was restored many years ago and the owner decided it was time for a fresh revamp! The completed car will be a high performance cruiser. Take a look at the specs below & pictures following!

Frame and Suspension

  • Schwartz Performance bolt-in G-Machine Chassis
  • Power steering rack
  • Baer Pro-Plus 14" 6-Piston brake kit
  • Splined front and rear sway bars 
  • RideTech single-adjustable coil-over shocks & springs


  • Ford Racing all aluminum 5.0L Coyote crate engine 
  • ProCharger P-1 supercharger with custom mounting plate  
  • Stainless steel long tube headers
  • Custom 3" stainless steel dual exhaust system with SpinTech mufflers 


  • Tremec T56 Magnum
  • Moser 9" housing and 31 spline axles
  • TrueTrac differential with 4.10 Ratio
  • Baer Tracker full floater system

Wheels & Tires

  • Wheels TBD: 18x8 front 18x12 rear
  • Tires TBD 


  • Body will be Caribbean aqua metallic 
  • Smooth firewall & inner fenders, painted satin black
  • Custom fabricated engine covers 
  • Charcoal convertible top 
  • LED headlights/tail light 
  • DSE minitubbed by Schwartz Performance 


  • Teal blue, charcoal and brushed accents
  • Double din stereo with XM radio, bluetooth, USB and GPS 
  • Flaming River tilt steering column  
  • 10" subwoofer 
  • Vintage Air air conditioning system

Other Features

  • American Autowire body harness 
  • Optima YellowTop battery 
  • BeCool Radiator 
  • Upgraded electric headlight motors


Arrival & disassembly

Chassis fabrication & install

After Media Blast 

Sheet metal fabrication 


Bodywork & Paint

Final Assembly