1968 Mercury Cougar XR7 GT-E Have you ever wanted to be a part of the elite club of GT-E owners? Here is your chance to own a GT-E that was "Restored to be Driven" This cool cat was ordered as a "Dealer Demonstrator" and shipped to Canada. It was loaded with options and had an original sales price over $6100.00!! It was born Augusta Green, but now sports a triple black trim scheme. Pertronix ignition makes it purr and 4 wheel disc brakes bring this fast cat to a screeching stop. More pictures will be posted soon.
Engine W 427 Sideoiler (390 bhp)
Body 65B Hardtop XR7
Exterior Paint R Augusta Green Poly
Interior Trim 6A Black Leather Bucket Seats
DSO A70310 Canada, Pacific-Special order #0310
Transmission U C6 Automatic
Axle H 3.50:1 Traction-Lok
Date 20C March 20, 1968*
*Actually built March 15, 1968; factory gate-released April 01, 1968
Black vinyl top, Console, Power front disc brakes, Power steering, Tilt-away steering column, AM/8 track stereo radio, Tinted glass, Deluxe seat belts, Front seat headrests, Styled steel wheels.
Rear window defogger, Rear package panel stereo speakers
Marti Report, Dash Tag, Door Tag, Radiator core support tag, Transmission tag, Rear axle tag, GT-E registry, Engine Tag
Description and Condition
Body is excellent, with no known rust-has subtle chips from road use
Originally Augusta Green-repainted Black
Fender emblems were NOS when installed in 2006
Front springs are correct Detroit Eaton replacements
15" '69-70 style steel wheels Front tires: P215 60R 15 Rear tires; P235 60R 15
New rear leaf springs and shackles 2002. New lower front control arms 2003. Rebuilt idler arm and steering gear 2003. New brake lines, booster and master cylinder 2003.
Leather bucket seats reupholstered 2005, dash chrome refinished 2006, steering wheel refinished excellent but incorrect wood grain, Stereo system mounted in glove box, heater core replaced and heater box rebuilt 2006.
Correct C8AE-A block, C8OE-6090-N heads, C7AE-9425-F aluminum PI intake manifold, C8AF-9510-AD carburetor, seven blade fan, "X" code fuel pump, radiator, all pulleys and brackets.
428 CJ exhaust manifolds and H-pipe, 30 over arias pistons, 428 CJ crankshaft, Comp Cams 280H camshaft, Harlan Sharp roller rockers, ARP rod bolts, Stellings high volume oil pump, Canton Racing oil pickup, Cloyes Tru-Roller double timing chain, Edlebrock highflow aluminum water pump, "Running Cat" valve covers
Please feel free to reach out for more info and pictures. Again, Thanks for your consideration.
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