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I recently came into posession of some back issues of Super Ford magazine. They range from 1980 to 1995. I do not have every issue. With one exception I only have one copy of each issue. The price is $5.00 for each issue, shipping is additional and would depend upon how many you want and your location. I know that I can put at least 3-4 in a flat rate priority mail envelope for about $5.00. Or if you are close enough you may pick them up with no shipping. Quanities over 5 issues and I will discount the price.

Okay, here is what I have.

1980 - Sept

1981 - Jan, Feb, Mar (King Cobra Torino), April, May, June (Dyno Don interview), July, Aug (Pantera issue), Sept, Oct (67 Cougar is featured in Collector Series, Omaha Mustang show Best Of Show 70 Boss Elim, For Sale XR-7 GTE $2000), Nov (Ad for Super Ford Mugs), Dec (For Sale GTE $3500)

1982 - Jan, Feb, Mar, April (5 pages on Cougar, XR-7S), May, June (Kar Kraft Ford Prototype mid engined 70 Boss 429 Mustang), July, Aug, Oct/Nov (Introduction of Super Cat), Dec

1983 - Jan/Feb, April (XR7-GTE for sale $2150), May (XR-7-GTE for sale $1500), June (Shelbys, Carroll's story), Aug, Sept (Lincoln Mark story), Oct, Nov (Trans-Am story), Dec (73 XR-7 on cover, Cougar issue 11 pages, toys, 70 Boss Elim, XR-7G clone, 73 XR-7 street machine)

1984 - Jan (T-Birds), Feb (Boss issue), Mar (Chrisman's Comet), April (Mustangs), May (street rods & customs), June (T-Bolt issue), Aug (Cobras & Shelbys), Sept (For Sale XR-7 GTE rough $700, For Sale 69 Boss Elim $8000), Oct (On cover 68 street/race car on Milan Dragway small photo), Nov (Mustangs), Dec (racing issue)

1985 - Jan (For Sale GTE $7500), Feb (Fairlanes), Mar/April (Mustangs), May, June (readers rides 68 XR-7), July, Aug (readers rides 70 XR-7 houndstooth car), Sept/Oct, Nov (readers rides 70), Dec

1986 - Jan (readers rides 67 drag car), Vol 11 #2 Spring, April, Vol 11 #4, Vol 11 #5 (Shelbys), Vol 11 #6 (50's cars), Vol 11 #7 (Boss coverage, For Sale 69 XR-7 428 4 sp maroon/white $4400), Vol 11 #8 (For Sale XR-7G 390 4 sp A/C $3000), Vol 11 #9, Vol 11 #10

1987 - Vol 12 #1 (60's drag racers), Vol 12 #2 (60's drag cars), Vol 12 #3 June/July (first Dobbs issue), Aug ( Warcat 1986 drag car, CSX2000 first Cobra), Sept, Oct (69 XR-7 428 4sp Jamie Leonard), Nov (429CJ spotter's guide), Dec

1988 - Feb (Boss 429 smog parts ID guide), Mar, April (70 Elim photo with article How To Buy A Used Musclecar, Buzz Rose Helena MT XR-7 GTE article), May, June, July, Aug, Sept (small photo Jay Williams 69 Elim at Tulsa Mid-America Shelby meet), Oct (Bill King 70 std conv) Dec

1989 - Feb (89 IMSA Cougar drawing), April (Border Bandits article), May, July, Aug (Roush 89 IMSA Cougar), Sept (67 XR-7 GT short article, 67 Shelby Super Snake, 427 3 page article)

1990 - Jan (70 Elim short article), Feb (drag art Dyno Don Elim funny car small drawing, small B&W 71 429SCJ 4 sp con photo, IMSA GTO Cougar), Mar, April, May, June (Roush GTO Cougars), Aug (mailbag photo GTE), Sept, Oct (70 King Cobra Torino prototype), Nov, Dec

1991 - Jan (Bob Couch 70 on cover & article inside), Feb, Mar, April (article 69 Elim, Carl Beck 428CJ 4sp yellow, Rod LaBahn orange sunroof), May, July (Ronn Thomas bright yellow XR-7 GTE), Aug (letter to editor by Jay Williams about 69/70 Elim differences), Sept (small photo 71 429CJ conv & 70 Elim), Oct (Petty Nascar Talladega), Nov, Dec

1992 - Jan, Feb, May, June, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec

1993 - Jan (84 LS street machine Steve Corps), Mar, April (letter to editor Rick Pugh 69 428 SCJ C6), May, June (84 drag car Greg Proffitt), July, Aug, Sept (photo 69 sunroof Elim Scott Manwell), Oct, Nov, Dec

1994 - June

1995 - Aug (X2) (letter to editor Kevin Sievers 70)

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If you could please, I bought AlphaCat from a classified in the back of Super Ford in late-'82 -early 83-ish timeframe. '73 XR-7, 351C-4V, etc.. From someone in the Dayton OH area... I have no idea which issue the ad appeared in. I know I read the ad in my buddy's magazine at the bowling alley (winter sport here), and I drove it home in an ice storm...and the heater core blew...NO FUN!

Anyway, I'd love to have that issue of the magazine!
 

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Does anyone know what John Paradise is doing?? Mr. Super Ford!
 

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nice find and was a great mag. found this about John at http://www.fordmuscle.com/forums/garage/441502-whatever-happened-john-paradise-super-ford-magazine.html

actualy John opened a repair shop after selling rights to Super Ford to peterson publishing in the same building he built Super Ford magazine I knew John very well as a young man when I was in HS and helped out when he built a couple of his starliners I was lucky enough to get all issues in mint condition along with some posters and some spec sheets he still had lying around I haven't herd anything about John since 1994 unfort He used to come into the [COLOR=green ! important][COLOR=green ! important]dealership[/COLOR][/COLOR] I worked at back then for parts but Peter Koch Lincoln Mercury has since been long gone and I left there in 1994 that's all i know so far does anyone know what happened to the artist who did all the art work and t-shirts super ford used to sell ? is his art work still out there ?
 

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Super Ford was the best Ford magazine ever. I started subscribing in April 1980 and have every issue up to when John sold it. I have them in Super Ford Magazine binders that I ordered. Also have some from after he sold it and a few issues of Super Ford Parts Exchange that I bought separately from an ad in Hemmings I think it was. I sure would like to have one of the GT-E drinking mugs JP used to advertise for sale.
Other Super Ford Item I have is a GTE shirt, A 70 Cougar shirt and somewhere a "427 the ultimate wedge" shirt. Maybe a few collectors series pages too.
 

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If you could please, I bought AlphaCat from a classified in the back of Super Ford in late-'82 -early 83-ish timeframe. '73 XR-7, 351C-4V, etc.. From someone in the Dayton OH area... I have no idea which issue the ad appeared in. I know I read the ad in my buddy's magazine at the bowling alley (winter sport here), and I drove it home in an ice storm...and the heater core blew...NO FUN!

Anyway, I'd love to have that issue of the magazine!
I went through what I have from Aug 82 to April 83. The only thing that I could find in the cars for sale section was this in the April 83 issue.

1972 Cougar, org 351 OHO, 275 HP, mechancial tappett fully blueprinted, 5000 stall converter, 5.67 detroit locker, $5250 904-383-0655

That is the only 71-3 Cougar in the cars for sale section. I did not read through all the parts for sale ads so if it was a part of a parts ad I would not have seen it.

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Thanks for looking. Like I said, I can't remember when it was... might have been '83-84???

The car was bone-stock back then, and original paint that was just about worn through... I think I paid $1200 for it.
 

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Thanks for looking. Like I said, I can't remember when it was... might have been '83-84???

The car was bone-stock back then, and original paint that was just about worn through... I think I paid $1200 for it.
Looking. Found some neat ads! Will tell about them later (in another thread). So far the only 73 Cougar I've found is Nov 84, page 58 but it's a convertible. XR7 4 speed 1550.00 716-822-3453
 

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Thanks for looking. Like I said, I can't remember when it was... might have been '83-84???

The car was bone-stock back then, and original paint that was just about worn through... I think I paid $1200 for it.
ok I found it. maybe, but this one was $950.00

Don't want to part with the magazine (ask cathouse), but I can scan the ad for you. Front cover of mag too if you want. Cover has a 65 Falcon 4 X 4
Ad is on page 62 Jan 82 volume 7 No. 1.
1973 Cougar XR7 65,000 miles 351 CJ 4V, reg. gas, C-6 auto, air, ps, pb, power seat and windows, tilt wheel, console, factory am/fm stereo with 4 speakers, rear window defrost, traction lock, wire wheel covers on Goodyear radials, sharp, sacrifice at 950. 513-698-5641. D. Stover 5348 S. Rangeline Rd. W. Milton OH 45383
 

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Looking for June 1989 . Has the car that I just bought after I sold my Cougar . Heres a pic . Just got the motor back [460] .Hope to have it done for Rays show in a couple of weeks
 

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ok I found it. maybe, but this one was $950.00

Don't want to part with the magazine (ask cathouse), but I can scan the ad for you. Front cover of mag too if you want. Cover has a 65 Falcon 4 X 4
Ad is on page 62 Jan 82 volume 7 No. 1.
1973 Cougar XR7 65,000 miles 351 CJ 4V, reg. gas, C-6 auto, air, ps, pb, power seat and windows, tilt wheel, console, factory am/fm stereo with 4 speakers, rear window defrost, traction lock, wire wheel covers on Goodyear radials, sharp, sacrifice at 950. 513-698-5641. D. Stover 5348 S. Rangeline Rd. W. Milton OH 45383
That's it!!! I'll gladly pay anyone for the entire copy of that issue!!! Shoot me a PM!!!!
 

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Sorry Randy, I didn't look hard enough at your list to see that you indeed had that issue...
 

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No big deal. At least you got the issue. And I learned that perhaps I can get $10 each for them on ebay, which is where they will go later this fall.

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Cathouse,
I am looking for a specific cylinder head porting article but I'm not sure which issue it is in. Should be in the range of the books you have. It is an iron head porting article for 289/302/351 heads and it gives very specific bowl sizing measurements along with port sizes. I'm wanting to say the article involved MPG Heads but I can't be sure.

I had this issue in my toolbox for years until my shop was robbed back in 2006. If it isn't too much trouble could you please look through what you have and see if you can find it? I'll be more than happy to take it off your hands. Looked everywhere for another copy and I can't find it.

Thank you!
 

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It took me a couple of months of free time to go through them just to make an inventory list and to see which ones had any interesting Cougar articles in them. With the fall Carlisle and Hershey shows a few days away it would be a while before I could even think of finding time to look for a specific article. If you are close enough to me you are welcome to make an arrangement with me and have a look for yourself. Or if you could narrow down the search a little I could see what I might find. Thank you.

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