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  1. 1970 Houndstooth Standard Cougar

    Cougars for Sale
    Selling my 1970 Standard Decor with Houndstooth interior and vinyl top. 351-2V. Superb condition. $18,500. Car is located in Seattle, WA. Here is the link to the CL ad: I have lots of other photos as well (underside, etc...).
  2. Retractable/Removable Antenna

    Classic Cougar Tech
    My 69 Convertible has a stock looking antenna on it, whereby the mast portion can be removed from the base via loosening a set screw. I don't know if this is the original factory antenna or not. However, this is great for me, as it allows storing my car on a lift and not hitting the ceiling...
  3. 1970 Houndstooth Standard Cougar

    Cougars for Sale
    I just listed my 1970 'Pauline Trigere' Houndstooth Standard Decor Interior Cougar on Craigslist, Seattle. Asking $16,500. Here is the link: which includes pics and the Marti Report. Happy to answer any Qs. I really love this car and it is...
  4. Looking for 1970 Cougar Eliminator Quarter panels

    Classic Cougar Bodywork
    Looking to buy Quarters for both sides of my Eliminator project I started in late August. Need from the strip down on drivers side and partial on pass. side above the eliminator vinyl I'm in Georgia and it would be great if you were near bye. Must be A grade no rust. Thanks Mike MacLeod...
  5. 1970 Boss 338 Rims

    Wheel & Tires
    Hey guys.... Just hoping someone can help me out. I was looking at this setup for my 70 coupe (stock suspension). See any issues? Fronts - 18x8 Gray Wheel Boss 338 5x4.5 Offset 2 Backspace 4.52 Hub 72.64 Rears - 18x9.5 Gray Wheel Boss 338 5x4.5 Offset -4 Backspace 5.03 Hub 72.64
  6. 1970 XR7 Convertible for sale

    Cougars for Sale
    Hi, I'm selling my 1970 XR7. 390 built to GT spec's, Street Demon carb, Edelbrock manifold, Davis ignition, top loader 4speed, 3:50 posi rearend, flowmaster exhaust. too much to list. Findo out more here: Thanks Mark
  7. Ray and Mark Opthof's 1970

    Ray and Mark Opthof's 1970

  8. 1970 Cougar New Power Steering

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Hey Guys, I have a 1970 Cougar that was restored in the 1990's. The restoration was done cheaply and they cut a lot of corners which I am slowly finding and fixing. Now one questions I have but haven't been able to find anywhere is did the Cougars all have power steering or was in an...
  9. 1970 Boss 302 Eliminator

    Cougars for Sale
    Competition Gold, Original Paint, 30K Original miles, All numbers matching, UN-restored original. I have garaged for almost 27 years. Gorgeous body, No rust, California car. Black Interior unmolested and as nice as they come. Most but not all original parts on or come with the car. Runs and...
  10. Please Restore Me! 1970 Cougar XR7 Coupe 351c, 4spd, $3400 OBO

    Cougars for Sale
    I'm selling it B/C I have to much time & money invested in my 70 XR7 Rag-Top. I have 95% of the parts needed to put it back together including the very expensive hard to find wide ratio 4 speed tranny (I payed $1100 for the tranny alone in rebuilt condition so it's ready to bolt into the...
  11. Ray Opthof and Mark Johnson's '70 Cat

    Ray Opthof and Mark Johnson's '70 Cat

    Its Very Purple
  12. 1970 Wiring Diagram - Tach wires specifically

    Classic Cougar Tech
    I was looking for a wiring diagram for my 1970 XR7. If these are not available, I would like to know: 1. Wire color from the I post of the solenoid to the tach input. 2. Wire color from the tach output to the coil. I understand this may be more than 1 color due to the tungsten resistance...
  13. 1970 Mercury Cougar convertible for sale, California car

    Cougars for Sale
    Pictures are here and video is here You are looking at a lovely example of a classic Mercury Cougar convertible, finished in dark red with red interior, a very solid rust free California car since new, still wears the original blue...
  14. 1970 Radiator Saddle Issue

    Classic Cougar Tech
    All, We are trying to install an aluminum radiator in my son's 1970 Cougar (351C-2V). We found one online and bought it, looks great and seems to fit perfectly. The issue is the top saddle to hold it in. The saddle in 2 inches across, while the new radiator is 2 3/4 inches. The place we got...
  15. NOS Valve body FMX

    Misc. Parts for Sale
    67-72 series. Still new in box. If you want a valve body that hasn't been messed with for your FMX -- this is it! $150 + shipping.
  16. Mercury Cougar 1970 coupé

    Cougars Wanted
    I'm looking for a 1970 Cougar coupé for restoration. preferably a 4 speed manual. preferably an Eliminator, but XR-7 or GTE are ok color doesn't matter, neither interior engine, suspension & brakes in good shape Kind regards Maxime Smidt
  17. 1970 Cougar for sale

    Cougars for Sale
    Hi All, <FONT face=Arial><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:[email protected] or call my cell: 703-314-1985 if you have any questions.
  18. Power Window Help

    Classic Cougar Tech
    Hello all. I am very new to all of this, so please bear with me. Our 70 XR7 unfortunately does not a have a single power window that works. I've ordered some wiring diagrams, that should arrive next week to help me get started. I suspect, however, that since all 4 are inoperative that it is...
  19. 1970 Cougar XR7 on eBay

    Cougars for Sale
    I offered this car to everyone here 1st, but I really need some money now, so I put it on eBay. After just a few weeks (and a little work:)), this Cat is going to be an fun car for someone. Auction ends Sunday @ midnight. Hey Demaxx, you are welcome to stop by and check out the transformation...
  20. 2007 Fabulous Fords

    2007 Fabulous Fords