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I ran across a 68 GT for sale out there that is advertised as possibly being a Dan Gurney Special. Could this be for real? The CCOA site describes the DG as "...specially optioned with a 289 4V". Can I then assume these two options are mutually exclusive?

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I Think that many of the DGS 68s came with the 302/4V as they ran out of 289s


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I think you better get a Marti Report. Dan Gurney Specials were all base model Cougars with either 289 2V or 302 2V.
 

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Oh, by the way the 289's were used in 1968 Cougars because they ran out of 302's in mid year.
 

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Royce...... 2 barrels??????


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1968 DGS Don. You have the Marti report on yours, right!
 

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One other thing, the GT package was only available with 390-4V or 428CJ engine in 1968. Also, the 289-4V was not an available engine in 1968 Cougars. Red flags all over this one.
 

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yeah, my 68 has the 302/4V (J code)and 67 has 289/4V (A code)
I just thought that was the DGS thing.... I guess it just depends on what was ordered at the time...

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Thanks for the replies...

That's what I thought. Either way, something smells. This car is being auctioned and I won't have the opportunity to talk directly with the owner or see the car 'till the day of the show. It's stinks that it was advertised like this because now I could be bidding against people who don't know any better. O well, I'm sure it was an honest mistake.:mad:

Back to the classifieds I go...
 
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