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Was wondering if the XR7-G registry has an XR7-G listed as being shipped or sold to the ACSCO Company?

Reason I am asking, I have spoken with a gentlemen that has been purchasing parts for a mini restoration.

He did not have the door tag or body buck tag information handy. From memory he stated that it is a J code XR7-G, Black/Black.

ACSCO was the company that originally made the badging for the XR7-G, and still do.:ylsup:
 

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Is this the car that used to belong to our friend who restores steering wheels? Leroy B?

Short answer, we don't have anything that says that. The car in question is known to the registry. Leroy told me the same story.

Was wondering if the XR7-G registry has an XR7-G listed as being shipped or sold to the ACSCO Company?

Reason I am asking, I have spoken with a gentlemen that has been purchasing parts for a mini restoration.

He did not have the door tag or body buck tag information handy. From memory he stated that it is a J code XR7-G, Black/Black.

ACSCO was the company that originally made the badging for the XR7-G, and still do.:ylsup:
 

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ACSCO, or the president of the company, still owns the car. My contact was not with the company in 1968, he doesn't know the story of how the car came about.
 

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I have spoken with the owner of the car, who is also currently president of the company. He desires to remain as anonymous as possible. He was employed at ACSCO at the time the G was developed. He was given the opportunity to buy the car at a discount at the time. He still owns it. It has a few mods but is mostly original. At the time of my last discussion, he was looking for a very very good original black drivers seat. I wanted to do a story about him and the car the company and he declined. He did say at some time in the future he might be willing to tell the story of the G from his perspective, but considering his current position he felt that it would have to wait.
 

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Hmmm, another black xr7-G owner that wants to remain anonymous. And both of these owners have had these cars from the start. What a story it would make! The owner that has the one by me is the Dan Gurney car.
 

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Hmmm, another black xr7-G owner that wants to remain anonymous.


Like the anonymous '67 XR7-S owner. I still say that was the hood the GTE should have had.
 

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ClawIt, I agree with you about the hood. I like the W code hood better than the R code (I would love to own either type of GT-E) but the XR-7S hood looks really cool on Motor Trends Car of the Year cover.
Steven
PS.. Love the G cars also and their unique hood scoops and options. :)
 

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Like the anonymous '67 XR7-S owner. I still say that was the hood the GTE should have had.
Sorry to hijack the thread, but when was the last time the Xr7-S car was actually seen in public. I'd love to see a photo spread on the car.
 

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Jim, I believe your right. He doesn't have a desire at all to show any of his cars. Last time I talked to him was a little over two years ago( I hope he's all right) and he was saying he was considering selling one or two of his other cars.(no cougars) I can't remember which one's, but I do remember him saying they were ford proto types. He did mention that Ron Pratt was interested and one of the other high famed bidders of B-J. We exchanged ph# and he has even called me looking for cougar parts for his son in law I think it was.
He truly is a very nice person and I do respect his privacy. I think it would be more interesting to do a story of this man and his cars, cause if you ever talk to him he does have some incredible stories. But you are right, just not going to happen.
 

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Geez, what would it hurt to let someone he trusts snap a few photos. I'd even donate to a fund to offer the guy some $$$ if that's what motivates him.
 

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I would be very happy to publish anything that we can get on http://classiccougarcommunity.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=82:new-forums-at-classiccougarcommunitycom&catid=1:community-news&Itemid=62
Perhaps if some one could contact him and let him know that this is available it might mean more to him then just having some one take pictures and stick them on a forum.

We can make the article look and work like this:

http://www.automotivetraveler.com/magazine/viewer.php?path=2010/12/1964_Dodge_Hemi_Charger_Concept&page=1
 

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Bill/Josh, I have heard other people have approached him for shooting photos and just looking at his collection and he has turned down everyone, I know I wouldn't be any different. Like I said I haven't talked to him in a few years, and I usually see him at car shows. I don't hit the car shows like I use to,maybe one or two a year and I haven't seen him. He had told me he's not a rich man, but he does have his cars. From one of our conversations the way he put it, I'd have to say well over the million mark. So money is not going to motovate this guy. Obviously he's happy with his life the way it is, and I have to respect that. If I do run into him again, I'll gingerly bring up the subject. I must say the guy is a hoot to talk to.
 

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Sorry to hijack the thread, but when was the last time the Xr7-S car was actually seen in public. I'd love to see a photo spread on the car.
IIRC, there was an article about the car with a photo of it seen out in public on TCCN before the update and I believe it said 1980. John
 

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Guys like me are probably why he's keeping it under wraps, but I'd love to build an XR7-S clone.
 

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JMHO....I don't understand the "logic" of those who have such vehicles. What is the point of having them if you don't want them seen? I remember reading about the guy who owns the "Bullitt Mustang". He has the same attitude. It makes no sense to me but hey...what do I know.
 

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You guys should have looked at my Avatar with a magnifying glass.
 

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