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What colour would you paint your cougar 1971-73

  • Red

    Votes: 4 8.9%
  • Dark Blue

    Votes: 9 20.0%
  • Bright Blue

    Votes: 10 22.2%
  • Dark Green

    Votes: 3 6.7%
  • Lighter Green

    Votes: 5 11.1%
  • White

    Votes: 2 4.4%
  • Black

    Votes: 6 13.3%
  • Silver

    Votes: 2 4.4%
  • Purple

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Gold

    Votes: 4 8.9%
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What colour would you paint your cougar 1971-73?
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I like the color of ZeroTolerence' '73.

 

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I'll second Bob, that's a real pretty red...Some day he should post some more pictures of it....

Bruce
 

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I like factory paint colors. I like the Pewter and Ginger...and Med Metallic Green and Black......I love Dan Davis' White (with red pinstripes and interior). I guess it really doesn't matter as long as it's in good shape and a nice combo.

I'm personally not too big on the Grabber colors on a 71-73. it's more of a Personal Luxury Cat by then and should be more subtle .....IMHO only. Then again if I saw a Grabber color that looked "right" I'd change my mind :) If you wanted a color change maybe look at the colors available on recent Lincolns (Pearls, nice deep Red Metallics)?
 

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Never noticed that pic of ZT's car before, it is real nice, some more pics please ZT.
I also saw a new Toyota Corolla around town the other day, in a very nice pearl burnt orange type colour, I think that would look cool on ruby or a 71-73.
 

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I like the dark blue color personally. I guess I should considering thats the color mine is painted or as close to it as possible,considering there isn't a dark blue metallic pick
 

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we parked next to a scion the other day......dont ask... but anyhow the reason was heidi really dug the color it was a really dark candy black cherry metalic. really pretty to bad it was on a scion.
 

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They look good in the factory light metallic green, ginger or light tan. There was one at a couple of the SCCC shows that was the light tan color, with a ginger vinyl top and multi-shade brown stripe cloth seats that looked really good.
 

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My '72 is Medium Lime Metallic with white top and seats and black carpet. It's the orginal combination (with freshened paint) and draws many positive comments. See pics in 1972 gallery.
 

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It would have to go with your interior color unless you're changing that too. I know one 72 convertible that was originally brown with a tan
interior and the owner painted it red and changed to a white interior. Beautiful car now. I personally like bright blue.
 
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