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68 cougar id numbers & fiberglass replacement

my cougar was stripped when changed to drag car,anybody give me some info on these numbers i found on door?65a t 1d 08b 21 axle2 tran1 i think the car was red but motor,trans ,rear,interior color,i dont know, we love our cougar,always draws a crowd when at the track!anyone know where i might find a fiberglass hood with scoop?thanks for any help 68 cougar dragcar 302 auto 7 sec 1/8 mile white with black stripe under doors,black interior,footbrake gambler,sportsman,top eliminator classes
 

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You didn't give a serial # so I made one up. I guessed on the J-code. I had to have the info for the decoder.
8F91J567865 65A T 1D 08B 21 2 1
Model Year: 1968
Assembly Plant: Dearborn, Michigan
Body Style: Standard, Hardtop
Engine Model: 302-4V
Sequential Number: 67865

The following is correct according to what you posted.

65A T 1D 08B 21 2 1

Body Style: Standard, Hardtop
Exterior Color: Cardinal Red
Interior Trim: Dk. Red Crinkle -- All Vinyl
Scheduled Mfg. Date: FEBRUARY 08
District Sales Office: Atlanta, GA
Differential type/Ratio: 2.79 Non-Locking
Transmition Model: 3-Speed Manual (3.03) Heavy Duty if used with 390


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I got this info from The Classic Cougar Network. If you're not familiar with the site, check it out. It is WELL WORTH the $12 annual fee. Hope this helps :) -
65a (BODY) = 67 standard
t (COLOR) = Cardinal Red
1d (TRIM) = Standard Dk. Red Crinkle -- All Vinyl
08b (SCHEDUKED BUILD DATE) = 8 February
21 (DSO) = Atlanta
axle2 (REAREND) = 2.79:1 non-locking
tran1 (TRANSMISSION) = 3 Speed MAnual (Std
with 302 2V -- heavy-duty version standard with 390 4V)
 

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thanks so much for the info guys,no pics to put online yet,dont have all the equip here to do that,but if i can, i got a friend with scanner,i'll have him do it,thanks for your interest!:)
 
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