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  1. 1969 Cougar XR7 Convert, auto, 390

    Cougars for Sale
    FAST! Beautiful even with some cosmetic issues. Headlines open after sitting a while. I'm buying a house in 1 month so I'm offering this on Cougar forum for a VERY reasonable $9,800. Was offered more when I didn't want to sell. This car is garaged near Raleigh NC and I live at the coast...
  2. Intro - 68 6.5L – an Unfortunate Acquisition

    Cougar Community Discussion
    Hello, I want to get some advice on the best way to go about my new project but I thought I would take a few minutes to introduce myself and the car first. The car is a 68 Cougar hard top. Options include: 390-2V x code engine, power steering, Tilt-away wheel, air conditioning, décor group...
  3. Jim Pinkerton video / Cougar #1 the whole story

    Cougar Community Discussion
    Don't want you guys to feel left out! Very interesting interview...
  4. 1967 Ford LTD Engine Type...could it really be!

    Cougar Community Discussion
    Hey guys, a dude just called me up today asking if I wanted to buy a 1967 Ford LTD from him, from what I remember, I think they have the vaunted 390 from the presmog days, is there any chance they put another engine in the LTD or is it the 390 or 427? I mean 300 HP from the factory sounds good...
  5. 1968 XR7 S Code

    Cougar Community Discussion
    I am about to buy a 1968 Mercury Cougar XR7 S code w/ the original 390 with 85,000 miles! Any thoughts or ideas? Whats something like this worth? Thanks for your help!
  6. "Barn find" in my own barn

    Storyboard
    1969 XR7 convertible, 390, AT, emerald green and white I parked, actually pushed, my Cougar into the shed in 1986. Except for an occasional peak or to replace the car cover, I never did a thing with it until recently. Here is the story. In 1973 we moved to Virginia. The man my parents...
  7. 390 parts and Chrome

    67-68 Parts for Sale
    67/68 Passenger and driver side center grill moulding. Three piece set of rear trim Taillight bezels Front and Rear bumpers 390 4V Air cleaner base, lid, and snorkel 67 289 w/ CA emission Air cleaner base, lid, and snorkel [email protected]
  8. WANTED: 390 clutch/fan

    67-68 Parts for Sale
    I am looking for a clutch fan for a 1968 390 cougar. part #'s Fan:C8oe-b and Clutch:C8oe-a thanks
  9. How rare is my 69 XR7 390?

    Cougar Community Discussion
    Hey everyone! I'm wondering if anyone knows how many 1969 XR7 390 GT Cougars were produced. Mine does not have AC or power windows and is an automatic. I havn't been able to find any production numbers on the Cougars 390. Any information you guys have would be great! Thanks!!
  10. new 390

    new 390

    my freshly rebuilt 390 with eddy heads, carb, intake and water pump. FPA headers too. all the goodies, except of course, high flow oil pump, baffeld oil pan, roller rockers, chromely pushrods, and the optional caution fan sticker.
  11. new 390

    new 390

    my freshly rebuilt 390 with eddy heads, carb, intake and water pump. FPA headers too. all the goodies, except of course, high flow oil pump, baffeld oil pan, roller rockers, chromely pushrods, and the optional caution fan sticker.
  12. Typical Car Show

    Typical Car Show

    This was a local Classic & American car show recently here in Blighty. We were there early to avoid traffic and typically out numbered by Mustangs by 3:1 already, by lunch time it has risen to 12:1. They don't know what they are missing, or in some cases what they are looking at, a picture of my
  13. All aboard

    All aboard

    Despite having the remote cameras mounted to the windscreen, one section required the cameraman, Soundman, producer as well as Paul Jones to drive through Halifax (Yorkshire) whilst filming, other takes were just Paul on his own or Paul & cameraman
  14. Cougar on TV

    Cougar on TV

    My cougar was recently used by the BBC in a documentary about Champion Jack Dupree the Blues Legend. The program was presented by Paul Jones ex frontman of Manfred Man and current frontman of The Blue Band as well as being a TV & Radio presenter
  15. 390-2v(3)

    390-2v(3)

    The back of the motor. If you look close...you'll notice one of the "Thunderbird" valve covers was damaged, when we moved the motor. Oh well...its not like I wanted T-bird valve covers on my Cougar motor anyways.
  16. 390-2v(2)

    390-2v(2)

    A top shot of the 390-2v. Going into my Cougar.
  17. 390-2v

    390-2v

    This is the 390-2v pulled running from a '64 T-bird.
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