Eric English
October 1, 2005

The Details
1967 Cougar XR7
Owner: Karl Gehlhaar, Olympia, WA

Engine
Original 289 block, crank, and rods, machined by Performance Engine Development (PED)
TRW forged pistons
Iron GT40 heads by Ford Powertrain Applications (FPA)
FRPP 1.6 roller rockers
Comp Cams hydraulic roller cam, .512-inch lift, 281-degrees duration
Edelbrock Performer intake
Edelbrock 600-cfm carb
Mallory Unilite distributor

Transmission
Original '67 C4, rebuilt by Stan's Transmission
B&M shift kit
Hughes 1,800-rpm stall converter

Rearend
9-inch N-case w/Traction-Lok, 4.11 gears, 31-spline axles
Hone-o-Drive overdrive unit

Exhaust
FPA Tri-Y headers
211/42-inch intermediate pipes
Flowmaster mufflers w/turndowns

Suspension
Front: TMC Motorsports 600-pound springs with swaybar, KYB shocks
Rear: TMC Motorsports leaf springs and rear swaybar, KYB shocks
Polyurethane bushings throughout

Brakes
Front: retrofit factory Kelsey Hayes four-piston discs
Rear: Stainless Steel Brakes rear disc kit Wheels
Front: Mercury styled steel wheels
Rear: Mercury Styled Steel wheels

Tires
Front: Daytona Radial S/R P235/60R14
Rear: Daytona Radial S/R P235/60R14

Interior
Factory XR7 leather interior, new leather by AAA ClassUpholstery
Overhead and floor consoles
Custom-stitched, leather-wrapped steering wheel to match

Exterior
Dupont enamel (9300 black) by Butch Kingery at Classy Chassis