1968 Mercury Cougar Performance Ignition Systems

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      # mpn1442972
      Mercury Cougar C / F / R / S / X Engine VIN Character 1968, Blaster 2™ Ignition Coil by MSD®. If you are looking to upgrade your stock coil, or want to compliment the performance of your MSD Blaster Ignition, MSD 5, 6 or 7, the...
      Performance upgrade for canister style coilsHigh voltage and energy output
      $51.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826371286
      Mercury Cougar USA Manufactured 1968, Ready To Run Distributor by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      Simple and clean installation with only three wires to connectPowerful built-in module produces a 7.5 amp single spark through high rpm
      $429.95 - $467.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286087
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Front Super Coil by Accel®. Accel Super Coils feature advanced bobbin technology, highly specialized silicone magnetic steel cores, along with optimized winding, resistance and turns ratios to deliver 10-15 percent...
      Comes With Ballast ResistorEffective Up To 6500 RPM
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 453210802
      Mercury Cougar 1968 Flame-Thrower™ Spark Plug Wires by PerTronix®.
      $57.78 - $69.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89660492
      Mercury Cougar 1968 Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. These Accel 8.8mm wires feature a carbon/graphite core that virtually eliminate RFI noise while providing maximum conductivity for ultimate performance in any race or street...
      8000, 8800, & 8900 Series, 550°F-rated8.8mm yellow high temperature silicone jacket
      $86.54 - $90.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1177915577
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Performance Nickel Spark Plug by Nitrode®. The Nitrode™ spark plugs are positioned to be the world's "greenest" most environmentally friendly spark plugs on the planet. Reducing fuel consumption and emissions...
      The Nitrode™ is made with a proprietary ceramic exclusively used for this spark plugThis unique ceramic is over 10% harder than any ceramic known today
      $8.09
    • (0 reviews)
      # 86813914
      Mercury Cougar C / P / Q / R / S / X Engine VIN Character With 8 Cylinder Engine With Early Models Style and Socket Type /With Late Models Style and HEI Type 1968 Super Conductor Spark Plug Wire Set by MSD®. Designed utilizing the...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $105.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826574115
      Mercury Cougar 1968, HEI Distributor by Speed FX®. With Ignition Control Module, Magnetic Trigger, Vacuum Advance, Chromoly Steel Gear, Polished Billet Aluminum Shaft, With HEI/Male Posts. Designed with expert craftsmanship this...
      Provides effective power supply to each spark plugDesigned to strict quality standards
      $98.91 - $141.05
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826499473
      Mercury Cougar Base / XR-7 4.7L / 5.0L 1968, Flame-Thrower™ Automotive Billet Distributor by PerTronix®. Plug n' Play billet distributors are designed for maximum ignition performance at a price you can afford. The distributors are...
      Limited 1 year mechanicalDigital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller package
      $287.93 - $307.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 85012171
      Mercury Cougar 1968 Blue Max™ Wire Set by Moroso®. With this quality part backed by a great price, you can enjoy your vehicle so much more than you thought was possible. This Moroso part is specifically engineered to make your vehicle...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $84.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2293517
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Front Super Stock Breakerless Ignition Coil by Accel®. Excellent high performance coil for vehicles that have been converted from points to a breakerless electronic distributor or electronic ignition system, where a...
      Optimized Low ResistanceHigh Energy Output
      $42.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826531780
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Pro-Billet™ Distributor by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is...
      Billet housing is 5/8” smaller in diameter than stock Ford distributorsEasy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
      $301.95 - $329.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960796730
      Mercury Cougar 1968 Street Thunder™ Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Get great performance at an extremely affordable price with Taylor’s Street Thunder ignition wires. These 8mm wires deliver all of the performance in your...
      Low-resistance Kevlar helically spiral wound core conductor500 ohms resistance for EMI and RFI suppression
      $36.79 - $43.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89592960
      Mercury Cougar 1968 Super Stock™ Spark Plug Wire Kit by Accel®. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types. Efficient delivery of spark energy for a good price. Silicone boots with...
      8mm yellow, red, black and blue silicone jacketStreet-driven applications
      +1
      $31.35 - $64.90
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      # mpn1682283
      Mercury Cougar 4.7L / 5.0L 1968, Powerfire™ Distributor by Professional Products®. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to each individual spark plug. Made from first-rate...
      Precision Made DistributorKnob Provides Precise Timing Setting
      $150.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89592947
      Mercury Cougar 1968 300+™ Spark Plug Race Wire Set by Accel®. These Accel 300+ wire sets are custom tailored for race engines and their builders. The oversize 8.8mm wire is rated for 600 degrees F and 60kV. Resists heat, chemicals and...
      150 ohms per foot8.8mm oversize silicone jacket
      $105.95 - $109.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1588771650
      Mercury Cougar C / F / J / P / Q / R / S / W / X Engine VIN Character 1968 Armor Shield Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. With Point Style Distributor Cap. Accel Armor Shield wires feature a metallic braided wire that delivers maximum...
      8mm, 450°F-ratedPro-street applications
      $94.11
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2870416256
      Mercury Cougar 4.7L / 5.0L / 6.4L 1968 Endurance Plus™ Wire Set by Accel®. Endurance Plus quality ignition wire sets are ready to install for most popular engine applications. Get these top-notch spark plug wires to achieve maximum...
      Quality retail aftermarket wire setsMaximum voltage and starting power
      $19.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819575139
      Mercury Cougar 1968 Prestolite ProConnect™ Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. ProConnect ignition wire sets meet or exceed OE/OES specifications, performance and quality. These cables match the original color and are designed to provide...
      Carbon impregnated fiberglass coreFiberglass braid for added strength
      $27.88 - $30.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89592968
      Mercury Cougar C / F / J / P / Q / R / S / W / X Engine VIN Character 1968 Super Stock™ Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types. Efficient delivery of...
      7mm and 8mm, 550°F-ratedStreet-driven applications
      +1
      $41.09 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87252093
      Mercury Cougar 1968 Street-Fire™ Spark Plug Wire Set by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $41.74 - $48.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 199926621
      Mercury Cougar 1968 409 Pro Race™ Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Taylor’s biggest ignition wire is custom sets designed to fit muscle cars, performance cars, sports, compacts and truck applications. The .409-inch/10.4mm...
      Double spring locking terminal100% pure silicone 10.4 mm outer jacket
      $129.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2119393
      Mercury Cougar C / P / Q / R / S / W / X Engine VIN Character 1968 High Energy™ Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. These wires are a top choice for either street or race applications. Each wire is cut to length and terminated with...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsHigh Temperature and Oil Resistant Wire Insulation
      $41.37
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906262089
      Mercury Cougar C / F / J / P / Q / R / S / W / X Engine VIN Character 1968 Spiro-Pro™ Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. These plug wires are the top choice of racers and street enthusiasts for their high performance at an affordable...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsSpiro-Wound With Stainless Steel Wire
      $64.27 - $66.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87805675
      Mercury Cougar C / F / J / P / Q / R / S / W / X Engine VIN Character 1968 Street™ Street Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Taylor's 8mm Spiro-Pro wire and stainless braided covering with polished aluminum boot protectors will...
      8mm silicone wire100% Silicone boots w/SS dual-spring connectors
      $96.34 - $164.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2126939
      Mercury Cougar 6.4L / 7.0L 1968 ThunderVolt 5™ Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. DYNO-Tested and Track Proven to provide 5 HP and 7 lbs. torque more than the competition, ThunderVolt 50 ignition wires provide the ultimate in spark...
      10.4mm diameter40 Ohms/ft.
      $145.14
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87805689
      Mercury Cougar C / F / J / P / Q / R / S / W / X Engine VIN Character 1968 ThunderVolt™ Performance Performance Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Gain horsepower and torque with Taylor’s Dyno-proven ThunderVolt racing plug wire...
      Exclusive copper/nickel alloy bonded by a conductive acrylic coverFerrite spiral-wound core provides low resistance for optimum RFI and RMI suppression
      +2
      $69.27 - $71.42
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      # 221600549
      Mercury Cougar 1968 Power Cables™ Ignition Wire by JBA®. JBA PowerCables™ ignition wires are less than half the resistance of most factory wires, which frees spark energy and increases performance! Get as much as 5+ hp gain with JBA...
      Extra thick diameters100% silicone jackets
      $95.06
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960787619
      Mercury Cougar 1968 8.5 Series 50 Race™ Spark Plug Wire Set by AFIS®. Developed for high performance street cars and racing cars, AFIS has introduced a comprehensive new range of spiral-core ignition wire sets that contribute very low...
      Superior jackets resist dielectric failureBoth reactive layer and inductive windings can transmit current without interference
      $79.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286122
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Super Stock™ Front Super Stock High Vibrational Ignition Coil by Accel®. Accel's Super Stock coils are high-performance replacements for OE canister style coils. Improves starting, idle, throttle response and top...
      For Heavy Duty And Off Road UseCanister Style Coil
      $60.73
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904801316
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Super Stock™ Front Super Stock Ignition Coil by Accel®. Accel's Super Stock coils are high-performance replacements for OE canister style coils. Improves starting, idle, throttle response and top RPM power. Works...
      Effective To 6500 RPM
      $28.34 - $32.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1496601088
      Mercury Cougar A / C / F Engine VIN Character USA Manufactured 1968, Street Pro-Billet™ Distributor by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than...
      Includes Steel Gear, compatible with hydraulic roller camsBillet housing is 5/8" smaller in diameter than stock Ford distributors
      $329.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826598820
      Mercury Cougar 6.4L / 7.0L Excluding Heavy Duty Models 1968, HEI Distributor by TSP®. With Coil. TSP's HEI Distributor has everything you need, all under one cap. With a high-quality aluminum housing and hardened steel dual bushing...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $80.49
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826390149
      Mercury Cougar 6.4L / 7.0L Excluding Heavy Duty Models 1968, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil. TSP's Pro Series Ready to Run Distributor is perfect for a street performance ignition upgrade. It features a...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $124.39
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      # mpn1593900738
      Mercury Cougar 4.7L / 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1968, Vertex Distributor by Taylor Cable®. Ready to Run. This products is an OEM and Performance company that was built on its founding heritage supported by a tradition of...
      Housing Is Potted w/ A Premium Grade Epoxy EncasePrimary And Secondary Winding
      $355.15
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      # 826596261
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Ignitor II™ Adaptive Dwell Ignition Control by PerTronix®. The has many of the same great features that the Ignitor has, but it's smarter. units sense the coil current level and use a powerful micro controller to...
      Adaptive dwell maintains peak energy throughout the entire RPM range, reducing misfires while improving engine performanceDevelops on average 4 times more available energy between 3000 and 5000 RPM, and 2 times more available plug voltage
      $134.18 - $146.30
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      # 826608557
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Ignitor™ Electronic Ignition by PerTronix®. For over forty years, the Ignitor has proven itself in applications ranging from race cars to tractors. The Ignitor replaces breaker points and troublesome factory...
      Delivers twice the voltage to the spark plugs, increasing horsepower, fuel economy, and spark plug life2:1 improvement over "points" in current fall time for increased coil output
      $89.73 - $102.68
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      # mpn1589831592
      Mercury Cougar 4.7L / 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1968, Pro Race™ Circle Track Distributor by Fast®. When it comes to high end circle track racing where engines demand the most accuratetiming and reliable trigger signals,...
      The most accurate and advanced distributor for racingApproved for use in NASCAR competition
      $766.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1753047443
      Mercury Cougar C / F / J Engine VIN Character With Ford Small Block Engine 1968, Distributor by Professional Products®. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to each individual...
      Knob Provides Precise Timing SettingEasy installation
      $122.35
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      # mpn1753047444
      Mercury Cougar C / F / J Engine VIN Character With Ford Small Block Engine 1968, Powerfire II™ Distributor by Professional Products®. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to...
      Knob Provides Precise Timing SettingEasy installation
      $122.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn474701987
      Mercury Cougar 4.7L / 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1968, Distributor by Big End Performance®. Provides reliable spark throughout the rpm range, so they’ll deliver the performance you need. This affordable distributor has many...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $234.08
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      # 898267865
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Billet Racing Distributor by Racing Power Company®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of...
      One-of-a-kind style will help customize your autoWill deliver unparalleled levels of durability
      $79.00 - $88.42
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      # 898329596
      Mercury Cougar 1968, HEI Reliability Distributor by Racing Power Company®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of...
      50,000 Volt Coil built inCNC Machined Housing
      $78.32 - $99.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 898271627
      Mercury Cougar 4.7L / 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1968, Small Cap for Small Place Distributor by Racing Power Company®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a...
      Small Cap Design for better fitRequires an External Coil
      $82.93 - $102.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717903112
      Mercury Cougar Base / XR-7 1968, 2 EFI Ignition Control Kit by Edelbrock®. Now you can get the ultimate control of your engine when using the expanded ignition timing control feature of E-Street 2 EFI. This new feature gives you the...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $334.95 - $364.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1589832414
      Mercury Cougar 4.7L / 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1968, Hi-6RC Ignition Kit by Fast®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with customers in...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $686.10
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286085
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Front High Performance Points Ignition Tune Up Kit by Accel®. Accel points sets are equipped with extra thick contact arms to prevent flexing at high rpm. Performance condensers contain mylar foil windings to...
      Extra Thick Contact ArmsLarge Radius Tungsten Contacts
      $28.10
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2284558
      Mercury Cougar With Motorcraft Single Point Distributor 1968, Front Points Eliminator Kit by Accel®. Put an end to high maintenance Point Ignition Systems by installing an Accel Points Eliminator Ignition Conversion Kit. By utilizing...
      More Accurate Ignition TimingImproves Performance
      $71.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1467525
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L USA Manufactured 1968, Drive Gear Distributor by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      Increased outer hardened layer thickness (RC 55-60)Micro polished surface for smooth contact
      $81.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826556995
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Ignitor III™ Adaptive Dwell Control by PerTronix®. With Digital Rev Limiter. Ignitor III ignition module is designed for the serious performance enthusiast who demands serious power. You have seen the performance...
      Multiple sparks thru the entire RPM rangeIntegrated digital REV limiter with LED feedback for precise RPM setting
      $147.14 - $149.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1682286
      Mercury Cougar With Powerfire Distributor 1968, Distributor Advance Lockout Kit by Professional Products®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Professional Products features premium quality and will perform better...
      Timing Advance Lockout KitEasy installation
      $4.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1682287
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Distributor Ignition Pickup by Professional Products®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Professional Products features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for...
      For Powerfire DistributorEasy installation
      $20.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1678546
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Distributor O-Ring by Professional Products®. This superior ignition coil is painstakingly designed to improve spark energy and provide ultra high efficiency. Engineered with great care, it delivers the voltage you...
      Carefully engineered to increase spark energyPainstakingly designed for ultra high efficiency
      $2.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358590463
      Mercury Cougar 6.4L / 7.0L 1968, OEM Style Distributor Clamp by Racing Power Company®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of...
      One-of-a-kind style will help customize your autoWill deliver unparalleled levels of durability
      $3.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826517757
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Distributor Gear by Lunati®. Because stock cast iron gears are not compatible with steel roller camshafts, it is necessary to use bronze gears when installing such camshafts. They have a unique high-strength tooth...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $72.39 - $74.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2307306357
      Mercury Cougar 4.7L / 5.0L 1968, Everwear™ Heat Treated Cast Distributor Gear by Lunati®. Heat Treated Cast Distributor Gears are made with a unique material that is specially nitrided to case harden the gear, providing excellent wear...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $76.27
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826591895
      Mercury Cougar 4.7L / 5.0L 1968, Distributor Gear by PRW®. PRW bronze distributor gears are designed to minimize wear to your high performance camshaft. These distributor gears are crafted from superior quality bronze aluminum and are...
      Easily replacedRoll pin included
      $34.65 - $39.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826551414
      Mercury Cougar C / F / J Engine VIN Character 1968, Distributor Drive Gear by Vertex Magnetos®. This products is an OEM and Performance company that was built on its founding heritage supported by a tradition of Legendary Quality....
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $56.01 - $87.55
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358502497
      Mercury Cougar 4.7L / 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1968, Ignition Crank Trigger Kit by Fast®. Engineers at FAST™ turned to the OEMs to see what they trust in the way of rpm-measuring crank triggers for their 400 and 500...
      Includes all required mounting hardware; plug and play with most aftermarket EFI systemsUltra durable CNC-machined aluminum bracket with clearly labeled precision timing marks
      $268.28
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1436633
      Mercury Cougar 1968, Finewire Platinum Spark Plug by Motorcraft®. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system may need repair, but before you...
      Direct OEM replacementRecommended by Ford Motor Company
      $4.67




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