1970 Mercury Cougar "Copy Cat" Eliminator Tribute / Restomod

Price: - Item location: Salem, Oregon, United States
  • Make: Mercury
  • Model: Cougar
  • Type: Coupe
  • Year: 1970
  • Mileage: 95,998
  • VIN: 0F91M521744
  • Color: Orange
  • Engine size: 351C-4V
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Tan
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: CD Player, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1970 Mercury Cougar

Where do we begin? This is a well-known car in the Cougar community known as "Copy Cat". Normally, here at West Coast Classic Cougar, we focus on stock, original Cougars, and let others have the fun of resto-modding. But this one-of-a-kind 1970 Cougar belongs to a friend of ours, and he's unfortunately needing to sell due to a piling on of family emergencies. James has been very passionate about this car, but is ready to move it on to a new home. He wrote a nice story about his journey and restoration which you can read here, when he won "Ride Of The Month" at Classic Cougar Community in November 2013.
Before we make a list of bullet points, you'll get the most in-depth, detailed description of the car from the video Andrew put together below.

For Sale: 1970 Mercury Cougar "Copy Cat" - YouTube

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Now that that's over with, here are the bullet points:
Engine351C 4V (1972 SCJ 4-bolt, 1970 4V Closed Chamber heads, Edelbrock 650cfm on 4V performer intake.) MSD Ignition with Digital 7 box added. Griffin 4 row aluminum radiator with electric fans. Classic Auto Air installed. Export brace and Monte Carlo bar for rigidity.
Transmission4R70W Wide-ratio 4-speed automatic w/ TCI / FAST Contoller (21-22 MPG highway at 70 MPH) SuspensionRRS Phase 3 Strut and Brake kit, RRS rack and pinion, 2004 Cobra big disc brakes (front), 3.50:1 Posi (rear disc kit included along with 4 wheel disc master cylinder)
Wheels and TiresRaceline GT series 17x8 w/ BF Goodrich KDW-2 225x45x17 front 245x45x17 rear
Body2000 Plymouth Prowler Orange Pearl Metallic w/ custom carbon fiber Eliminator stripes. Emblems and side markers filled, rockers covered in carbon fiber film. Flush mounted retractable antenna. OEM Eliminator wing, hood scoop, passenger side mirror. Paint by Superior Auto Body in Gresham, OR.
InteriorCustom leather w/ Scat front seats, custom door panels. Upholstery by Bob Fish in Gresham, OR. Carbon Fiber dash inlay w/ VDO Cockpit gauges in pod. Alpine Stereo, Infinity speakers.
The car is being stored at West Coast Classic Cougar in Brooks, OR and can be viewed here by appointment. For any specific inquiries we can't answer, we can put you in touch with the owner. Thanks for looking, we hope to find this unique cat a loving new home!