1970 Mercury Cougar resto-mod
At first glance, the price of this one might seem high. But keep in mind that the owner has invested over $40,000 in restoration and upgrades since 2006 to make this a powerful and beautiful '70 Cougar.
Options include 351 Cleveland engine with 4 bolt main and a solid lifter valve train built to racing specifications. The original steering box has been replaced with a Flaming River upgrade. Suspension and steering are new, with disc brakes up front. The tranny is the original 4 speed Toploader wide ratio and works perfectly. It is mated with a 3:25 traction-lok rear differential.
All body panels are original and any minor rust issues have been properly repaired. Paint is very nice. The undercarriage is nicely detailed and virtually every component is new.
Interior is very clean. Door panels are original back seat is original . front seats, head liner and carpet are new. instrument panel is in good condition. Dash pad has been recovered in black leather. All instruments work properly, except for the tach which is not accurate.
Take a good look at the pictures. The owner knows he over spent on this one and is willing to take a loss. It's your opportunity to take advantage of it. Make an offer and own a classic that will continue to appreciate!