1969 Mercury Cougar Pro Street.
Full race chassis professionally built by Ernie MacDaniels Racecars, 12pt. cage, 2x3 box steel chassis, ladder bars, Motor plate, mid plate, double adj. Strange billet coil overs front and rear, lightweight Chassis Engineering control arms, aluminum engine bay, flaming river rack, flaming river polished tilt steering column and steering wheel, Wilwood 4 piston composite disc brakes on all four wheels, Strange master cyl and pedal mounted in the floor with 2# residual valve, line lock mounted on the shifter, 9" rear w/brace, big bearings, 4:88 gear w/ spool, 31 spline axles w/ 5/8" pro stock stud kit, new custom driveshaft, front rotor stud kit through lug nuts, 15 x 16 / 15 x 4 Convo pro wheels, 33 x 21.5 Mickey Thompson Sportsman Pro rear tires/ VW tires in the front, Holley Blue pump, 2- 1/2" fuel lines (one is being used as return line), Performance Products fuel return system, 15 gal aluminum fuel cell with sender, fram filter, AN fittings and braided line on everything in the car, 1969 big block Turbo 400 with JW Ultrabell bellhousing, all ATI internals including a high hp center support shaft and street strip valve body, SFI flywheel, 3500 TCI converter, Hurst Quarter stick shifter, urethane trans mount, finned trans pan, 1971 351 Cleveland 4v motor, 650hp on pump gas, just spent another 8 grand putting a set of bad ass AFD aluminum heads on the car, all professionally done by Voss Racing Engines and Ray Williams Automotive, Original engine build was done by Redline Automotive Competition Engines with no issues, I just wanted to update to a better set of heads, huge improvement on power for sure, 2.19 Ferrea intake valves, 1.72 Ferrea exhaust valves .0125 raised runners, Comp Cams srings /retainers and keepers, Harland Sharp Ornage full roller rockers, Jomar stud girdles and nuts, Roush Ford Racing intake, all fully ported and matched, 880cfm Dominator car professionally built by Ed Mac racing carbs, perfect throttle response every time!!, custom 6" aluminum valve covers, MSD pro billet dist., MSD coil, huge Moroso plug wires w/ shields, CSR elec. water pump, CSR pro mini starter,BSR custom one off BBC oil pan with Cleveland bolt pattern to mis the front crossmemeber, external wet sump oil system crank driven with gilmer pulley and cog belt, perfect oil pressure, 1 7/8" Hooker headers with jet hot coating (just done), custom 3" Flowmaster exhaust exiting through the notched rear valance with 4" Pipes tips, this thing sounds like a beast!!, C&R Visteon custom ordered radiator with AN fitting connections, huge AN fittings and braided line used on cooling system, Spal 16" elec. fan, entire car was rewired from scratch using zinc coated marine wire and connectors, no corrosion in this system, wires all hidden under intake, ARC control box roll bar mounted, All Autometer ultralite gauges, monster tach, All business/all black interior, racing poly buckets with covers, all carpeted and aluminum panels are covered with vynil, I retained the beautiful stock dash/center console and had the cage built around it, front down bars go through the factory lower dash a/c vent holes, fully carpeted in the trunk too,
2- just installed red top Optima batteries, 0 gauge battery cables front to rear, 6 ga charging lead from alternator, Alternator is putting out over 13 volts and has a forklift regulator inside so it starts charging at 450 rpms, Gorgeous paint and body professionally done by my restoration shop, arrow straight body, Bright Orange paint with a gold/orange pearl over top and 4 coats of high solids clear wetsanded and buffed, 36" streched rear wheel wells, one of a kind tilt forward hood with 6" Harwood cowl scoop, all side markers and Cougar scripts have been shaved, custom late model door handles, factory rear wing, front spoiler, custom tail lights (sequential lights work perfect), headlight doors use a 12 voly linear actuator with a switch located next to the ARC box inside and work flawlessly, Black Eliminator stripes, Black vinyl top, every piece of chrome including bumpers has been redone and is perfect. No stereo, you couldn't hear it anyway, no a/c. Built to have the windows down so you can hear this thing! No exspense was spared building this car, worth every penny of my asking price, nothing just bolted on this car like a Mustang or Camaro, it all had to be custom fit....... pretty much everything.
Fresh Royal Purple lfuids throughout the the entire car, everything was just changed at the race shop.
The car is a hit no matter where it goes, Attention getter for sure!
Scheduled for a Carcraft photo shoot next month to have a feature done on the car.
Everything is new top dollar parts, just completed and ready drive, 20 miles since completion.
Just got the car back from a race shop in Georgia where they meticulously went over everything on the car to make sure it was ready to drive once I got it back..... it's ready now!!
Over $110 invested, asking $75k
Truely a one of a kind 69 Cougar XR-7.