1970 Mercury Cougar Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # 904802214
      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)
      # 803907932
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Double Platinum Spark Plugs by Autolite®. Thanks to their platinum-to-platinum firing, these spark plugs virtually eliminate gap erosion, reduce misfires, and provide improved durability and prolonged service life...
      Ensure improved durabilityProvide accurate firing for DIS engines
      $5.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2046365088
      Mercury Cougar G / J Engine VIN Character 1970, XP™ Iridium Spark Plug by Autolite®. These high-tech spark plugs feature iridium-enhanced 0.6mm finewire design and proprietary platinum sidewire technology to provide superior...
      One of the most high-tech spark plugs on the marketDesigned for better durability and overall ignitability, and optimum performance
      $6.83
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826544061
      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)
      # 803922407
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Super Plus™ Nickel Spark Plug by Bosch®. Bosch Super Plus delivers outstanding durability and reliability you want for your vehicle. Its tapered, v-profile ground electrode makes for better starting in cold...
      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
      $2.99
    • (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)
      # 906134725
      Mercury Cougar 1970 Flame-Thrower™ Spark Plug Wires by PerTronix®.
      $57.78 - $69.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89660510
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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)
      # 803887290
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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)
      # 86813970
      Mercury Cougar 1970 Super Conductor 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
      $105.95 - $117.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826380083
      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)
      # 826388757
      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
      $266.95 - $306.45
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582807
      Mercury Cougar H / M / Q / R / X Engine VIN Character 1970 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...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $84.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904815399
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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)
      # 826413974
      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)
      # 960701673
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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)
      # 89593026
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826516673
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L 1970, Power Pack Ignition Kit by TSP®. 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, 50,000 volt...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $340.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826536163
      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)
      # 803913583
      Mercury Cougar Base / XR-7 5.8L 1970, U-Groove™ Copper Spark Plugs by Accel®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Accel features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle...
      U-Groove designed for spark deliveryCopper core utilized for maximum spark
      $20.53 - $32.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803916229
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Copper Spark Plug by Autolite®. With Resistor. OE Style. These spark plugs by Autolite are specially designed and manufactured to ensure quick starts, dependable performance, and smooth acceleration. The products...
      Copper-glass seal bonds insulator, terminal post center electrode together; assures full required voltage at spark gap; gas-tight seal (100% leak proof)Multi-rib insulator reduces danger of "flash-over"
      $1.64 - $1.91
    • (0 reviews)
      # 959904791
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Platinum Spark Plugs by Autolite®. Provides a center wire platinum firing tip. Benefits include: reduced gap erosion, fewer misfires, better performance and more durability. Guaranteed for 4 years.
      High nickel alloy side electrode maintains precise gapFull platinum tip assures virtually no gap erosion
      $3.01 - $5.66
    • (0 reviews)
      # 876492837
      Mercury Cougar 1970, Premium Racing LGS Spark Plug by Brisk®. Brisk Premium LGS spark plug has been developed after two-year cooperation with Lamborghini Morori Marini. Brisk Premium LGS spark plug utilizes extremely long glide-spark...
      High-Potential Semi-Surface discharge equals more powerDischarge at the point of richest mixture in 360° perimeter
      $13.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906214056
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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)
      # 819618948
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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 spark energy while providing a Pro Street look. Armor...
      8mm, 450°F-ratedPro-street applications
      $94.11
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819529079
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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 performance out of...
      Quality retail aftermarket wire setsMaximum voltage and starting power
      $19.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906277939
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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
      $30.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89593034
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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 spark energy for a good price. Silicone boots with...
      7mm and 8mm, 550°F-ratedStreet-driven applications
      +1
      $41.09 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87252103
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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)
      # 87805724
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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)
      # 87805731
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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 Taylor’s low-profile silicone Proboot with...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsHigh Temperature and Oil Resistant Wire Insulation
      $38.97 - $39.71
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87805734
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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 price. With two layers of 100% silicone jacketing and...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsSpiro-Wound With Stainless Steel Wire
      $66.26 - $66.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87805762
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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 energy. Their...
      10.4mm diameter40 Ohms/ft.
      $145.14
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87805752
      Mercury Cougar 1970 ThunderVolt™ Performance Performance Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Gain horsepower and torque with Taylor’s Dyno-proven ThunderVolt racing plug wire sets. Low resistance for healthy spark and RFI/EMI...
      Exclusive copper/nickel alloy bonded by a conductive acrylic coverFerrite spiral-wound core provides low resistance for optimum RFI and RMI suppression
      +2
      $71.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3003712719
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L 1970 Power Cables™ 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 gain...
      Extra thick diameters100% silicone jackets
      $95.06
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1453210670
      Mercury Cougar C / J / Z Engine VIN Character With Ford Big Block Engine 1970 Ultra 40™ 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...
      Cost-effective version of our race proven Ultra 40 Race Wire, without heat sleeving8.65mm diameter wire with 40 ohms of resistance per foot
      $106.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960773746
      Mercury Cougar 1970 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)
      # 904794325
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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)
      # 904797242
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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)
      # 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)
      # 826463714
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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 construction, it is built to last. It...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      +2
      $51.22 - $80.49
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826383625
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L 1970, Pro Series Pro-Billet™ Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil. 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $109.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826396502
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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 CNC-machined billet aluminum body and hardened...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826593551
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L 1970, Pro-Billet™ Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil. 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826408070
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L 1970, Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil. 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826549051
      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)
      # 826574171
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826481192
      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
      $89.73 - $102.68
    • (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,...
      The most accurate and advanced distributor for racingApproved for use in NASCAR competition
      $766.53
    • (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)
      # 826577589
      Mercury Cougar With Ford Small Block Windsor Engine 1970, DUI Racing Distributor Standart 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-Wire HookupTwice The Firepower Of A Magneto
      $456.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826524951
      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)
      # 898321221
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 898420246
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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)
      # 898271368
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1970, 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)
      # 717874565
      Mercury Cougar 1970, 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 ability to...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $334.95 - $364.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1589832414
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L / 5.8L With Ford Small Block Engine 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...
      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, 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...
      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, Front Points Eliminator Kit 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




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