1969 Mercury Cougar

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1969 Mercury Cougar

This 1969 Mercury Cougar came in for chassis and engine swap. We installed our Schwartz G-Machine chassis with upgraded 6 piston brakes, then coupled that with a new Coyote motor and a Boss 302 intake. Check out the specs & pictures below to watch this Cougar transform into a wicket Pro-Touring machine.

Frame & Suspension

  • Schwartz Performance G-Machine bolt-in full chassis & suspension system
  • Power steering rack
  • RideTech single-adjustable coilovers
  • Baer 14" rotors, 6-piston front & rear calipers

Engine

  • 2015+ Ford Performance all-aluminum 5.0L DOHC Coyote
  • Ford Performance Boss 302 intake manifold
  • Custom 4" stainless-steel air intake tube with K&N air filter
  • Cooled by an aluminum BeCool radiator & electric fans
  • Vintage Air Coyote Front Runner serpentine drive system

Drivetrain

  • Tremec T56 Magnum
  • Quicktime bell housing
  • Custom driveshaft
  • Moser full-floating 9" housing, Detroit TrueTrac differential, 4.10 gear, 1350 yoke

Exhaust

  • Long tube headers
  • Custom 3" stainless-steel exhaust with Magnaflow mufflers

Wheels & Tires

  • Forgeline DE3P w/grey center, brushed lip
  • 19x12.5 rear, wrapped with 345/30/19 Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires
  • 19x9 front, wrapped with 255/35/19 Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires
 

Paint & Body

  • PPG paint, Ford “Flame Blue”
  • Blacked out trim & door handles
  • Body color bumpers
  • Custom grille

Other Features

  • Vintage Air Gen IV Magnum A/C system
  • Tanks Inc fuel tank w/internal pump
  • Dakota Digital gauges
  • Optima battery w/Schwartz billet mount
  • Ring Brothers engine bay fasteners & clutch reservoir
 

Rendering

Original car gallery

Chassis gallery

Engine gallery

Assembly before paint gallery (mock up)

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Mini Tubs gallery (mock up)

Sheet metal work

Exhaust

Body shop and paint work

Final Assembly

Interior gallery

Completed gallery