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      # 89660510
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Spiral Core 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...
      8.8 mm Graphite SuppressionSilicone Spark Plug Boots
      $86.54 - $90.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87252103
      Mercury Cougar USA Built 1970, Street-Fire Spark Plug Wire Set by MSD®. Female/Socket. Straight. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $41.74 - $48.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 35774979
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Super Plus Spark Plug by Bosch®. Pack of 1. Gap: 0.9 mm. Thread Diameter: 14 mm. Thread Length: 11.2 mm. Insulator Material: Ceramic. Ground Configuration: Standard. Center Electrode Tip Material: Nickel-Yttrium....
      Heavy-duty yttrium-enhanced copper core center electrode for a 50% longer performance life vs. even OE plugsTapered, v-profile nickel chromium ground electrode for improved starting in cold weather and increased fuel ignitability
      $2.79 - $3.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3833888955
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Endurance Plus Wire Set by Accel®. Quantity 9 Pcs. Boot end: Straight. Endurance Plus quality ignition wire sets are ready to install for most popular engine applications. Get these top-notch spark plug wires to...
      Quality retail aftermarket wire setsMaximum voltage and starting power
      $15.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89593044
      Mercury Cougar Base / XR-7 5.8L 1970, U-Groove Header Spark Plug by Accel®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Accel features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      U-Groove designed for spark deliveryCopper core utilized for maximum spark
      $20.53 - $32.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87805762
      Mercury Cougar 1970, ThunderVolt™ 50 Black Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Custom Fit. Finish: Black. Diameter: 10.4mm. DYNO-Tested and Track Proven to provide 5 HP and 7 lbs. torque more than the competition, ThunderVolt 50...
      10.4mm diameter40 Ohms/ft.
      $145.14
    • (0 reviews)
      # 78581419
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Performance Spark Plug by Nitrode®. The Nitrode™ spark plugs is positioned to be the world's "greenest" most environmentally friendly spark plugs on the planet. Reducing fuel consumption and emissions while...
      The Nitrode™ is made with a proprietary ceramic exclusively used for this spark plugThis unique ceramic is over 10% harder than any ceramic know today
      $8.09
    • (0 reviews)
      # 113978480
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Copper Resistor Spark Plug by Autolite®. Quantity: 1. OE Style. These spark plugs by Autolite are specially designed and manufactured to ensure quick starts, dependable performance, and smooth acceleration. The...
      Designed for good conductivity and a strong spark for efficient combustionImprove engine power and fuel economy
      $2.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 113978511
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Double Platinum Spark Plug by Autolite®. Quantity: 1. Thanks to their platinum-to-platinum firing, these spark plugs virtually eliminate gap erosion, reduce misfires, and provide improved durability and prolonged...
      Ensure improved durabilityProvide accurate firing for DIS engines
      $7.92
    • (0 reviews)
      # 113978531
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Iridium XP™ Spark Plug by Autolite®. Quantity: 1. These high-tech spark plugs feature iridium-enhanced 0.6mm finewire design and proprietary platinum sidewire technology to provide superior durability and a more...
      One of the most high-tech spark plugs on the marketDesigned for better durability and overall ignitability, and optimum performance
      $9.36
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1892033
      Mercury Cougar C / Z Engine VIN code 1970, Platinum Spark Plug by Autolite®. With 14mm Head. Quantity: 1. Manufactured with a center wire platinum firing tip, these platinum spark plugs reduce gap erosion for fewer misfires, while...
      Designed for excellent performance and superior durabilityEnsure high temperature, pressure, and corrosion resistance for long-lasting service life
      $4.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89593013
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 300+ Race Spark Plug 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)
      # 89593026
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Super Stock Spiral Copper Core Spark Plug Wire Set 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...
      8mm yellow, red, black and blue silicone jacketStreet-driven applications
      +1
      $31.35 - $64.90
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89593034
      Mercury Cougar H / M / Q / R / Z Engine VIN Character 1970, Super Stock Spiral Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types. Efficient delivery of spark energy...
      7mm and 8mm, 550°F-ratedStreet-driven applications
      +1
      $31.35 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1588771650
      Mercury Cougar H / M / Q / R / Z Engine VIN Character 1970, Universal Fit Graphite Suppression Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Spark Plug Boot end: Variangle. With Point Style Distributor Cap. Color: Yellow. Material: Graphite. Threaded...
      8mm, 450°F-ratedPro-street applications
      $94.11
    • (0 reviews)
      # 86813970
      Mercury Cougar USA Built 1970, Super Conductor Spark Plug Wire Set by MSD®. Female/Socket. Multi-angle. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised....
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $105.95 - $117.95
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      # mpn358720402
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L 1970, Flame-Thrower™ 7mm "Stock-Look" Spark Plug Wire by PerTronix®. Plug Boot: Straight. Distributor Boot: 90°. Color: Black. Now you can get a "stock-look" spark plug wire, that performs! They have designed 7mm...
      Two current paths for reliability and redundancyPrimary path: Spiral wound stainless steel alloy
      $56.65
    • (0 reviews)
      # 453210802
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Flame-Thrower™ 8mm MAGx2 Custom Spark Plug Wire by PerTronix®. Most modern electronic ignition systems require suppression style wires to preserve sensitive components. Flame-Thrower 8mm Custom fit MAGx2 wires...
      Two current paths for reliability and redundancyPrimary path: Spiral wound stainless steel alloy
      $67.90
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      # 87805724
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 409 Pro Race Custom Spiral Core Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Race Fit. Spiral Wound Core. Diameter: 10.4mm. Taylor’s biggest ignition wire is available in red or blue, in custom sets designed to fit muscle cars,...
      Double spring locking terminal100% pure silicone 10.4 mm outer jacket
      $129.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87805731
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 8mm High Energy Blue Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Custom Fit. Finish: Blue. These wires are a top choice for either street or race applications. Each wire is cut to length and terminated with Taylor’s low-profile...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsHigh Temperature and Oil Resistant Wire Insulation
      $38.97 - $39.71
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87805734
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 8mm Spiro Pro Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Custom Fit. These plug wires are the top choice of racers and street enthusiasts for their high performance at an affordable price. With two layers of 100% silicone...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsSpiro-Wound With Stainless Steel Wire
      $66.26 - $66.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87805741
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 8mm Street Thunder Black Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Custom Fit. Finish: Black. Get great performance at an extremely affordable price with Taylor’s Street Thunder ignition wires. These 8mm wires deliver...
      Kevlar Helically Spiral Wound CoreDurable Silicone Double Layer Jacket
      $36.79 - $38.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87805752
      Mercury Cougar 1970, ThunderVolt™ 40 ohm Ferrite Core Performance Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Custom Fit. Gain horsepower and torque with Taylor’s Dyno-proven ThunderVolt racing plug wire sets. Low resistance for healthy...
      Exclusive copper/nickel alloy bonded by a conductive acrylic coverFerrite spiral-wound core provides low resistance for optimum RFI and RMI suppression
      $71.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582807
      Mercury Cougar 5.8 / 6.4 / 7.0L 1970, Blue Max™ Spiral Core Wire Set by Moroso®. Straight. 18". Diameter: 8mm. Resistance: 800 Ohm. With this quality part backed by a great price, you can enjoy your vehicle so much more than you...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $85.97
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3003712719
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L 1970, Power Cables™ Blue Ignition Wires 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...
      Extra thick diameters100% silicone jackets
      $83.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # 286824156
      Mercury Cougar With Ford Small Block Engine 5.8L Windsor Engine 1970, 9mm Spark Plug Wire Set by Ford Performance®. Wire-wound custom ignition wire sets feature low resistance for minimum spark loss. Silicone insulation and boots...
      Designed to help you get the most out of your vehiclePerfect for use in high-performance environments
      +1
      $64.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286087
      Mercury Cougar Base / Boss 302 / Boss 429 / Cobra Jet / XR-7 1970, Front Super Coil by Accel®. Accel Super Coils feature advanced bobbin technology, highly specialized silicone magnetic steel cores, along with optimized winding,...
      Comes With Ballast ResistorEffective Up To 6500 RPM
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 688224764
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Front Super Stock Breakerless Ignition Coil by Accel®. No matter what vehicle you own, its ignition system is what helps to achieve the mileage and power you bought it for. Quality ignition system components are a...
      Optimized Low ResistanceHigh Energy Output
      $36.74 - $42.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 688236978
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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 RPM power....
      For Heavy Duty And Off Road UseCanister Style Coil
      $60.73
    • (0 reviews)
      # 688231773
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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 with OE...
      Effective To 6500 RPM
      $28.34 - $32.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 688222129
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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 Blaster Coil line is the right choice. Our...
      Performance upgrade for canister style coilsHigh voltage and energy output
      $51.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 780920566
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Pro-Billet™ Distributor by MSD®. MSD engineers fit all of their high performance distributor experience into a special compact housing designed to be less obtrusive for Ford engines. The diameter of the special...
      Billet housing is 5/8” smaller in diameter than stock Ford distributorsMust be used with an MSD Ignition Control
      $301.95 - $397.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 780815118
      Mercury Cougar USA Manufactured 1970, 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 - $515.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1496601039
      Mercury Cougar H Engine VIN Character USA Manufactured 1970, Street Pro-Billet™ Distributor by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised....
      Includes Steel Gear, compatible with hydraulic roller camsBillet housing is 5/8" smaller in diameter than stock Ford distributors
      $399.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 780872648
      Mercury Cougar Base / XR-7 5.8L 1970, 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 available...
      Limited 1 year mechanicalDigital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller package
      $261.73 - $300.54
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      # 780865845
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Ignitor II™ Adaptive Dwell Control Ignition 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
      $133.34 - $143.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717883384
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Ignitor II™ Adaptive 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 adjust...
      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
      $133.34 - $143.54
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      # 780832578
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L 1970, 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 Legendary Quality. Designed utilizing the...
      Housing Is Potted w/ A Premium Grade Epoxy EncasePrimary And Secondary Winding
      $335.42 - $355.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1589831592
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L / 5.8L With Ford Small Block Engine 1970, 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, FAST™...
      The most accurate and advanced distributor for racingApproved for use in NASCAR competition
      $766.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 656270602
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L 1970, HEI Distributor by TSP®. Cap Style: Male Standard. TSP's HEI Distributor has everything you need, all under one cap. With a high-quality aluminum housing and hardened steel dual bushing construction, it is...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      +1
      $51.22 - $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 682914516
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L 1970, Power Pack Ignition Kit by TSP®. Finish: Red. TSP's Power Pack Ignition Kit delivers high quality ignition components, all in one retail-friendly display box. It includes Pro Series Pro Billet distributor,...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $340.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # 656340333
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L 1970, Pro Billet Distributor by TSP®. TSP's Pro Billet distributor is designed to get the job done. They say there is beauty in simplicity - well, this small-cap distributor has it in spades. Lacking the bells and...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 656324344
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L 1970, Pro Series Pro Billet Distributor by TSP®. TSP's Pro Series Pro Billet Distributor is for the racer who needs added spark and precision for their high performance power plant. It features a high quality, fully...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $109.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 656268126
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Pro Series Ready to Run Distributor by TSP®. TSP's Pro Series Ready to Run Distributor is perfect for a street performance ignition upgrade. It features a CNC-machined billet aluminum body and hardened steel shaft,...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 656312301
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L 1970, Ready to Run Distributor by TSP®. TSP's Ready to Run distributor is designed for easy installation. With the included ignition module, all you'll need to complete your set-up is a coil. Using simple design...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1753047443
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L / 5.8L With Ford Small Block Engine 1970, Distributor by Professional Products®. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to each individual spark plug. Made from...
      Knob Provides Precise Timing SettingEasy installation
      $122.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1753047444
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1970, Powerfire II™ Distributor by Professional Products®. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to each individual spark plug....
      Knob Provides Precise Timing SettingEasy installation
      $122.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 780955968
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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 materials to...
      Precision Made DistributorKnob Provides Precise Timing Setting
      $150.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # 90989043
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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 first-rate...
      Provides effective power supply to each spark plugDesigned to strict quality standards
      $98.91 - $141.05
    • (0 reviews)
      # 780815601
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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)
      # 780813997
      Mercury Cougar With Ford Small Block Windsor Engine 1970, DUI Racing Distributor by Performance Distributors®. The Racing DUI has a 30 day warranty from date of purchase. The Racing Ford DUI (Davis Unified Ignition) is a one-piece...
      One-Wire HookupTwice The Firepower Of A Magneto
      $456.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # 780937029
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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 features that outperform the competition,...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $234.08 - $247.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717877108
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Ignitor III™ Adaptive Dwell Control with Digital Rev Limiter by PerTronix®. 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
      $146.35 - $148.96
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717874272
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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
      $89.19 - $100.66
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1589832414
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L / 5.8L Ford Small Block 1970, 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 mind. It...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $686.10
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286085
      Mercury Cougar H / M / Q / R Engine VIN Character 1970, High Performance Points Ignition Tune Up Kit Front by Accel®. Accel points sets are equipped with extra thick contact arms to prevent flexing at high rpm. Performance condensers...
      Extra Thick Contact ArmsLarge Radius Tungsten Contacts
      $28.10
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2284558
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L / 5.8L / 7.0L With Motorcraft Single Point Distributor 1970, Points Eliminator Kit Front by Accel®. Put an end to high maintenance Point Ignition Systems by installing an Accel Points Eliminator Ignition Conversion...
      More Accurate Ignition TimingImproves Performance
      $71.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 780920867
      Mercury Cougar USA Manufactured 1970, 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 - $89.96
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2111564
      Mercury Cougar H / M / Q / R Engine VIN Character 1970, Distributor Cap by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor cap and rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. They should both be replaced at the same time.
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross firing and arcing
      $16.78
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2112197
      Mercury Cougar H / M / Q / R Engine VIN Character 1970, Distributor Cap and Rotor by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor cap and rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. Here’s a matched set of...
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross-firing and arcing
      $21.81




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