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General Information

Name
Roush
Year
2000
Make
Mercury
Model
Cougar
Color
Dark Tourmaline Green
Packages
Sport, Convenience
History
"Rescued" in 2002 with 36,000 miles and lots of neglect. Several previous owners, spare and all hardware missing, parking brake frozen, questionable history. Daily-driven until 2013, then relegated to mostly summer track duty. 211,000 miles as of 5/2020
Purchased in 2002:

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Daily driven until 2013:

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Track driven ever since:

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Modifications

Drivetrain
3.0 hybrid V6: 2005 Taurus block/cams, 2002 Cougar heads. MN Autosport billet alternator and power steering underdrive pulleys, 24# injectors, AEM intake with K&N filter and CustomCougars cold-air extension, 70mm F-150 throttle body, maximum extrude-honed SVT upper intake manifold, optimized SVT lower intake manifold with IMRC delete, EGR delete, A/C delete, SVT oil cooler, SVT radiator

Tuned by DynoTune Motorsports, Galloway OH. 197 hp, 204 tq

MTX-75 5-speed manual trans with Zetec Focus shift tower, SVT clutch, Torsen LSD, Fidanza aluminum flywheel
Interior
JEG'S RS-1 high-back racing seats, CG Lock, stripped back half, 2001 dashboard and steering wheel, Roush shift knob, redline leather shift and brake boots, Lotek 2-gauge A-pillar pod with Autometer oil pressure and voltage gauges
Exterior
Roush urethane ground effects and wing, Aerogear carbon fiber Predator hood, Jaged Racing billet short antenna, Ford Europe grille and headlights, CustomCougars smoked sidemarkers
Audio
Mk 1 Focus Blaupunkt MP3 stereo
Exhaust
MSDS headers, Weapon-R Y-pipe, high-flow catalytic converter, Trubendz single exit with Borla ProXS muffler
Suspension
Front: Ksport adjustable dampers with 650# Eibach 2.5" springs, SPC camber/caster plates, SVT Contour sway bar with Energy Suspension bushings and Massive Speed System adjustable endlinks, OMP strut tower brace, Energy Suspension urethane front trans mount insert, 80A-filled rear trans mount, PRT billet subframe bushings

Rear: KSport springs and adjustable dampers, Massive Speed System adjustable toe arms, ST200 chassis brace, reinforced subframe with Roush sway bar, Performance Fords adjustable spherical end links and Energy Suspension bushings throughout

SVT Contour steering rack
Wheel and Tire
16x7" Rota Grid with 225/50 Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R, H&R 15mm rear spacers, Warmonger caliper adapter plates, 300mm front brake rotors with Hawk pads, 278mm rear rotors, Earl's stainless braided brake hoses

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