1971 Mercury Cougar Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1442972
      Mercury Cougar Base / XR-7 H Engine VIN Character 1971, 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...
      Performance upgrade for canister style coilsHigh voltage and energy output
      $51.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1915120
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L / 7.0L 1971, Double Platinum Spark Plug by Autolite®. 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)
      # mpn2046365088
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L / 7.0L 1971, 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 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)
      # mpn1489257
      Mercury Cougar H / M Engine VIN Character USA Manufactured 1971, 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...
      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
    • (1 review)
      # 803888363
      Mercury Cougar H / M Engine VIN Character 1971, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Nickel Spark Plugs with Resistor by Pulstar®. Inconel-electrode Pulse Plug. Designed specifically for most popular vehicles, PlasmaCore™ Inconel...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286087
      Mercury Cougar Base / Boss 302 / Cobra Jet / XR-7 1971, Front Super Coil by Accel®. Accel Super Coils feature advanced bobbin technology, highly specialized silicone magnetic steel cores, along with optimized winding, resistance and...
      Comes With Ballast ResistorEffective Up To 6500 RPM
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89660517
      Mercury Cougar Base / Cobra Jet / XR-7 1971 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...
      8000, 8800, & 8900 Series, 550°F-rated8.8mm yellow high temperature silicone jacket
      $86.54 - $90.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803908723
      Mercury Cougar 1971, 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)
      # 86813992
      Mercury Cougar Base / XR-7 1971 Super Conductor 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)
      # 826433420
      Mercury Cougar 1971, 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 1971, 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 5.8L 1971 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...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $84.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2293517
      Mercury Cougar Base / Cobra Jet / XR-7 1971, 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...
      Optimized Low ResistanceHigh Energy Output
      $42.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826413974
      Mercury Cougar 1971, 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)
      # 89593057
      Mercury Cougar Base / Cobra Jet / XR-7 1971 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....
      8mm yellow, red, black and blue silicone jacketStreet-driven applications
      $31.35 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826393224
      Mercury Cougar 1971, 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 E-Core...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $340.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803923564
      Mercury Cougar Base / XR-7 1971, U-Groove™ Copper 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 - $38.92
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803918595
      Mercury Cougar 1971, Copper Spark Plug with Resistor by Autolite®. OE Style. These spark plugs by Autolite are specially designed and manufactured to ensure quick starts, dependable performance, and smooth acceleration. The products are...
      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"
      $2.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498087288
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L / 7.0L 1971, Premium Racing LGS Spark Plug by Brisk®. Thread Size: 14 mm. Reach Size: 1/2" (12.7 mm). Hexagon Size: 5/8" (16 mm). Heat Range: 17. Brisk Premium LGS spark plug has been developed after two-year...
      High-Potential Semi-Surface discharge equals more powerDischarge at the point of richest mixture in 360° perimeter
      $13.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2272653
      Mercury Cougar Base / Cobra Jet / XR-7 1971 300+™ Spark Plug Race Wire Set with Male Tower Or Point Style Distributor Cap by Accel®. These Accel 300+ wire sets are custom tailored for race engines and their builders. The oversize...
      150 Ohms/ft. Of Resistance600 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $105.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1588771650
      Mercury Cougar Base / Cobra Jet / XR-7 1971 Armor Shield Spark Plug Wire Set with Point Style Distributor Cap by Accel®. Accel Armor Shield wires feature a metallic braided wire that delivers maximum spark energy while providing a Pro...
      8mm, 450°F-ratedPro-street applications
      $94.11
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819645023
      Mercury Cougar 1971 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)
      # mpn2870416093
      Mercury Cougar Base / Cobra Jet / XR-7 1971 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...
      Carbon impregnated fiberglass coreFiberglass braid for added strength
      $30.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89593061
      Mercury Cougar Base / Cobra Jet / XR-7 1971 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....
      7mm and 8mm, 550°F-ratedStreet-driven applications
      +1
      $41.09 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87252109
      Mercury Cougar 1971 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)
      # 819562995
      Mercury Cougar 1971 Flame-Thrower™ 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 provide...
      Two current paths for reliability and redundancyPrimary path: Spiral wound stainless steel alloy
      $64.05 - $69.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906238116
      Mercury Cougar 1971 409 Pro Race™ Spark Plug Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Taylor’s biggest ignition wire is available in red, in custom sets designed to fit muscle cars, performance cars, sports, compacts and truck applications. The...
      Double spring locking terminal100% pure silicone 10.4 mm outer jacket
      $129.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819588058
      Mercury Cougar 1971 High Energy™ Wire Set (2-ESD) 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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87805775
      Mercury Cougar 1971 Spiro-Pro™ Wire Set (2-ESD) 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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87805786
      Mercury Cougar 1971 ThunderVolt™ Ignition Wire Set (3-ESD) 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....
      10.4mm diameter40 Ohms/ft.
      $145.14
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906111871
      Mercury Cougar Base / XR-7 H / M / Q Engine VIN Character 1971 ThunderVolt™ Performance Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. 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
      +2
      $71.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # 221600575
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L 1971 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...
      Extra thick diameters100% silicone jackets
      $83.76 - $95.06
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286122
      Mercury Cougar Base / Cobra Jet / XR-7 1971, 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,...
      For Heavy Duty And Off Road UseCanister Style Coil
      $60.73
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904815213
      Mercury Cougar Base / Cobra Jet / XR-7 1971, 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...
      Effective To 6500 RPM
      $28.34 - $32.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1496601039
      Mercury Cougar H Engine VIN Character USA Manufactured 1971, 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)
      # 826428344
      Mercury Cougar 1971, 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)
      # 826500516
      Mercury Cougar 1971, 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
      $89.77 - $102.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826549051
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L 1971, 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)
      # 826598650
      Mercury Cougar 1971, HEI Distributor with Coil by TSP®. 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 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826504167
      Mercury Cougar 1971, Pro Series Pro-Billet™ Distributor without Coil 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $109.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826399759
      Mercury Cougar 1971, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor without Coil 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826470520
      Mercury Cougar 1971, Pro-Billet™ Distributor without Coil 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826572043
      Mercury Cougar 1971, Ready To Run Distributor without Coil 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1753047443
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L With Ford Small Block Engine 1971, 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 5.8L With Ford Small Block Engine 1971, 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)
      # mpn1589831592
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L With Ford Small Block Engine 1971, 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™ Pro...
      The most accurate and advanced distributor for racingApproved for use in NASCAR competition
      $766.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358493559
      Mercury Cougar XR-7 5.8L With Ford Small Block Windsor Engine 1971, Standard 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)...
      One-Wire HookupTwice The Firepower Of A Magneto
      $456.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn474701989
      Mercury Cougar 7.0L With Ford Big Block Engine 1971, 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...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $247.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1589832414
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L With Ford Small Block Engine 1971, 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....
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $686.10
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2111277
      Mercury Cougar XR-7 Q Engine VIN Character 1971 Spark Plug Boot And Terminal Kit by Taylor Cable®. Keep your plug wires properly routed and protected with wire separators, wire looms and boot protectors from Taylor Cable.
      Route ignition cables properlyProtect delicate cables from heat and mechanical damage
      $23.10
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286085
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L / 7.0L 1971, 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 contain mylar foil...
      Extra Thick Contact ArmsLarge Radius Tungsten Contacts
      $28.10
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2284558
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L / 7.0L With Motorcraft Single Point Distributor 1971, Points Eliminator Kit Front by Accel®. Put an end to high maintenance Point Ignition Systems by installing an Accel Points Eliminator Ignition Conversion Kit. By...
      More Accurate Ignition TimingImproves Performance
      $71.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1467522
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L USA Manufactured 1971, 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
      $89.96
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826529471
      Mercury Cougar 1971, 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
      $147.14 - $149.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2111564
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L / 7.0L 1971, 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 5.8L / 7.0L 1971, 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 distributor cap and rotor. They...
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross-firing and arcing
      $21.81
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2112214
      Mercury Cougar C / H / M / Q Engine VIN Character 1971, Distributor Rotor by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. Deteriorated distributor rotors can cause misfires...
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross firing and arcing
      $11.36
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1682286
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L / 7.0L With Powerfire Distributor 1971, Distributor Advance Lockout Kit by Professional Products®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Professional Products features premium quality and will...
      Timing Advance Lockout KitEasy installation
      $4.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1682287
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L / 7.0L 1971, 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....
      For Powerfire DistributorEasy installation
      $20.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1678546
      Mercury Cougar 5.8L / 7.0L 1971, 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...
      Carefully engineered to increase spark energyPainstakingly designed for ultra high efficiency
      $2.30




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