1968 Cougar XR7. Headed to Owls Head Auction in Maine on August 16th! Original California Car in excellent condition. Straight, rust free body with one professional repaint in original green. Excellent original interior, perfect dash with dash cover. 79,000 original miles, 6,000 on well documented high performance engine build based on a 289 block w/ C-4 Automatic transmission and 3:73 Ford 9 inch rear end, Magnum 500 wheels and new tires. Classic sequential taillights. Pioneer Hyper Tuner AM/FM cassette stereo deck paired with 100 watt Alpine amp and Infiniti speakers. Owner has all original A/C components, uninstalled for horsepower gains.
Great driver, addition to a collection, or candidate for an XR7 Dan Gurney edition clone. Purchased from Owl's Head Transportation museum auction and now selling to help pay for school.
Extensive list of engine modifications includes:
351 Windsor heads, ported and polished, largest ports and valves ever made in a factory cast
Keith Black hypereutectic pistons (flat top)
Holley 600 double pumper four-barrel carb
High volume oil pump, Ford motorsports push rods & oil pump drive
Pertronix Electronic ignition, new solenoid and heavy duty positive terminal cable.Ford motorsport hi-rise aluminum intake manifold. Very rare Cougar air cleaner and brand new Baldwin air filter. Pete Jackson gear drive. Ford motorsports Hi-po exhaust manifolds and H-pipe 512" lift cam, anti pump-up lifters 1.94" stainless steel valves by Manley. Quick-release studs in valve covers.
Purchase includes Cover Craft Block It 380 fitted car cover. OEM shop and Parts Manual CD. Recent work done includes:
New front calipers and pads, rotors turned.
New rear brake shoes, seals, and drums turned.New Master cylinder.
New front sway bar bushings. New solenoid & 00 gauge battery cables
Have 4:11 Differential included if desired
The car needs a few minor repairs:
Speedometer gear is incorrect ratio for 3:73
2 minor paint chips (pencil eraser or smaller)
1 minor quarter size or smaller shallow dent on front of hood (hard to see) Headlight vacuums not connected for performance
Drivers door threshold dented from seat belt retracting
Passengers rear window mechanism not engaged
Drivers seat foam has typical deterioration for original
Carpet may not be original, is brown, likely should be black
Magnum 500 wheel center caps missing.
Overall, this is a fantastic Cougar XR7 priced well below value. Please give Fred a call if you have any questions.