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It may not be the flashiest but I like the white. Tim and I have discussed my doing a white e-clone but I would do some more black outs on it and think it would look great.

Just from a "driver" stand point white makes sense to me as they dont look as bad when a little dirty and the white is a easy color for touch ups. mm
 

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I remember that Elim, it is a 428 CJ. His name is Chuck Logan and his trunk is signed by Carrol Shelby.

I remember telling him at the nats that maybe we would be able to set 2 Logan Eliminators side by side one day. This was a few months before I found mine. Now I can actually make that happen.
 

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Chuck Logan's Eliminator is a super nice very original car. He is expecting big bucks because of the NADA value showing his car to be worth $40,000 or so. (His interpretation, not mine) While I think it should bring top dollar it would be the first I have heard of selling in that neighborhood. Does anyone know of a Eliminator actually selling for more than the $24,000 that the Boss 302 went for a while back?
 

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For sure all Cougars are going up in value at a rate exceeding that of my 401K.

The highest price I have heard on :
70 R-Code Convertible = $29,000 (Rich Ladd)
68 GTE 427 = $43,000 (Pinkerton)
68 GTE 428CJ (4 speed) = $45,000 (Pinkerton)

All of these cars were outstanding examples of their kind in better condition overall than Chuck Logan's R code 69 Eliminator.
 

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cougars and price

When I went "surfing" for my Cougar in the winter of 2000-2001 I used to pull about 7-8 pages from collectorcartrader.com in the 1000-8000 dollar range I only pull 1/2 that now.So someone or somebody out there are buying alot of cougars I know they'er not in my yard.Maybe being a cougar owner will get some respect now.
 

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Yes, the Boss - 2 Eliminator was sold by Frank Bowers to MU.
 

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my elim. clone

69 std with a 351w 4v , fmx , granted its not an elim. but for the $800 price tag for a 4v 351 at the beggining of the resto i think it was well spent.;)
 

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dan what we are experiencing right now is what happened in the eightys to a lesser extent where everyone is buying up cars and trading them since the stock market took a dump. When the economy takes back up then prices will drop again. if you look at the prices of other cars cougars havent risen as much as their compatriots and like the buicks and oldsmobile are relegated to second class citazens. mustangs and chevys are pulling some big numbers right now. just wait and many of these new restorers who do their restorations with a fountainpen will be selling off their livestock when they need the money to put in that no better stock then the deals will start poppping again. right now its a sellers market. bad time to buy. noty saying in todays market that the car isnt worth that to someone but he has more money than sense personally. but ive never been big on the whole matching numbers thing so to someone who that means something to they will probably pay that but in two or three years will he recoup that ...... thats would not be a test i would be willing to take.
 

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Royce,

Didn't Rich Ladd's 70 Q 428CJ XR-7 red convertible go for $32K? And resold a year or so ago for $28K (distress sale or whatever)? Although not an Eliminator, it should reflect what they are worth. plus 3 years of market change, up hopefully.

One thing I can't figure out is why Eliminators are supposedly worth more than a drop top with the same motor. I always subscribe to the philosophy that "if the top goes down, the price goes up" having had a 64 Falcon Sprint convertible, 64 T-Bird convertible and now the Cougar convertible.
 

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Tim B said:
I really liked that Eliminator. Note the bullett rocker panels and 428 decal on the fender.

Mark, since you're doing a clone, how do you think RED Eliminator graphics on white would look?
Tim, I never seen one in red graphics. mm
 

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nice thing about clones is you can do whatever ya like to em and do what you thought LM should of done or offered.
 
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