1969 Mercury Cougar XR-7, True Factory Triple "R" Code, 428 Cobra Jet with Ram Air Induction, 41,000 Original Miles, Unmolested Exterior with NO Rust, Date Code Matching Engine and Transmission, Medium Lime Metallic Exterior with Black Vinyl Top (Iconic 428 Badging on Hood), Interior Gold Ivy Green with Sport Console & Upgrades Belts/Lighting, Fitted from the factory the XR-7 Model Brings the Luxury to the Beast. This Project is at a Perfect Stage for the Owner to Complete the Exterior at their Own Look. This Car is Starts Runs Better than New and Drives like a Dream.
Restoration in Progress: Originally Built in the San Jose, CA Factory which represents one of the "R" Codes, the car is on track to be restored exactly based on the Marti Report. Body is Extremely Solid and Straight. Over the past few years the focus started with the Engine and Transmission, the Rebuilt 428 Cobra Jet with Ram Air engine has been and less than 2,000 miles since the rebuilt, .40 over by Parson and Meyers, Correct Cobra Jet Heads and Crank, Forged Pistons, Crane Cam, FPA Ceramic Headers, Performer RPM Intake, Holley 750 Carb., Completely New Moog Suspension, Rebuilt Transmission is a C6 by a Local Shop, Lowered 1" Rear and 1.5" Front, New Aftermarket Wheels and Tires 17x7 Front and 18x9.5 Rear, Also Comes with Original Style Steel Wheels, Brand New Disc Woodward Braking System. The Interior is an 8.5 with a New Headliner, Carpet, Stereo and Speakers, New Windshield, and a New Black Vinyl Top is on Order from West Coast Cougars. The Exterior has been Scuffed and Matte Clear, Creating a Perfect Canvas for a New Paint Job (Some people do prefer the original patina look).