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Folks,

I have my eye on an XR-7 GT so I've decided to sell the one I recently bought. I'm not looking to make any money on it (in fact, I'll lose a couple of hundred). I paid $2500.00 for it and that's my selling price.

The Cougar is a '68 F-code XR-7 with tilt/tilt-away (not working since the door jamb button and vacuum reservoir are both missing), power steering, power disc brakes, and full console. It will need a small amount of rust repair in the trunk, but will need a full passenger side floor and at least an outer wheelhouse on the passenger side. The quarters and fenders are good, the trunk drop-offs are good, and the frame rails are good. So are the torque boxes and outer rocker panels.

The fenders and grille have been removed, but they will come with the car and are in good shape, although the headlight bucket on the passenger side has a crack in it. Since the chrome bars are still nice, they can be relocated to a new bucket assembly.

The previous owner was planning an alternator upgrade, so the harness to the alternator was cut and the original alternator is missing. We did get the car running briefly today, but it has electrical gremlins that required some hot-wiring. The gas tank is solid but the fuel is no good, so the tank needs to be replaced or flushed and cleaned. There is a new Holley already installed and we were able to start it with that carb in place.

The parts that came with the car include a chin spoiler, a rear wing, and a full exhaust system from MU. Those will go with the car once again.

I have cleaned the interior and it is in decent driver condition. The dash pad is slightly warped up on the driver side but not so much that it would have to be changed right away. The driver seat has a tear in the side of the seat back and both front seats have some seam wear, but no separation, on the seat surface inserts.

The vinyl top cleaned up nicely and the cowl tested good when we poured a bucket of water down each side. Here are some pictures of the car:



















The right buyer for this car is someone who is willing and able to trade sweat equity in order to save on up-front purchase price. If you would need to pay someone to restore this car for (in other words, like me), this is not the car for you.

It does have a new front end and some new power steering hoses, but the pump is not installed. All brackets are there, however, for both the pump and the alternator. The fenders are clean, with no rust and no dents. The quarter panels are nice. The rocker moldings are with the car and appear to be in decent shape. All of the grille pieces are still present, although they also have been removed. The bumpers are good cores and might even be able to polish up sufficient for driver duty.

Please PM, e-mail, or call me with any questions. I can get pictures of anything you want to see. My e-mail is bpratt "at" charter "dot" net. My phone is five oh eight nine eight nine 1 nine 3 four.

There are a few additional pictures in the build thread I had started at:

http://classiccougarcommunity.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=1633

Regards,
Bill
 

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The eBay auction ended without a sale so I am now planning on parting out the car unless someone buys it before 11/16. I am off that week and will start taking the car apart at that point. If I part it out, I'm going to keep the vinyl top trim pieces for B3Cat, but everything else is there and available, including a running 302-2 that's been upgraded to a 4V and an aftermarket cam.
 

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To bad you didin't live closer - my bro-in law could use that interior.....not that he has any $ I suppose. I'll ask him
 

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Hello.

I sent you a PM with my phone number.

I live in MA and am looking for a project car for my daughter and me, so don't cut that puppy up yet.

Thanks, Mike Howard.
 
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