Circle Of Automotive Life Nearly Complete: DOTS '67 Cougar Now In…

Remember the 1967 Mercury Cougar we saw down on the Alameda street » 9/11/08 1:15pm 9/11/08 1:15pm, just a little over a week ago? Well, I was shopping for some race-car pieces at an Oakland self-service junkyard yesterday when I spotted a primer-black Cougar that looked familiar. Yes, just weeks after this 41-year-old car had been holding the…

1967 Mercury Cougar

Welcome to Down On The Street » 9/02/08 9:00am 9/02/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. The Cougar wasn't just a rebadged Mustang, Torino, Thunderbird, or Contour- it was a We've seen a few Alameda Cougars, including (which won the ), , and , but we're overdue for …

1967 Mercury Cougar With OM617 Turbodiesel Should Run On Lard!

You want to drive a car powered by the most reliable automobile engine ever produced, you want to burn non-petroleum fuel, yet you don't want to drive a boring ol' Mercedes sedan like every other anti-dinosaur-juice diesel demon in town? Loyal reader Vance has pulled our coat about this '67 Cougar with a freshly… » 6/11/08 8:00am 6/11/08 8:00am