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What colour would you paint your cougar, 1967-70

  • Red

    Votes: 18 14.2%
  • Dark Blue

    Votes: 31 24.4%
  • Light Blue

    Votes: 5 3.9%
  • Yellow

    Votes: 16 12.6%
  • Orange

    Votes: 12 9.4%
  • Dark Green

    Votes: 18 14.2%
  • Light Green

    Votes: 6 4.7%
  • Black

    Votes: 12 9.4%
  • White

    Votes: 6 4.7%
  • Gold

    Votes: 3 2.4%
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What colour would you paint your cougar 67-70. 71-73 to follow, cos' they look so different from each other.
Red
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Id say Orange cuz Im painting mine that color, and Local Hero's car just stands out :)

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There are too many variables to pick a Best Color. Any color can be right. Any color can look terrible too. I hate "resale red" because it's supposed to be more popular, it's reeks of opportunism. I usually like what is original to the car, or, if it's a custom, something that is done well and aesthetically pleasing.
 

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I'm going Black or Purple, I saw a picture of a Purple Cougar on the web from Fla. that was painted the same color as the 67 GTO in the XXX Movie and it looked awesome! I'd like to get in touch with that person to ask them what the exact color was... I wont EVEN consider my original color, it was the Baby Bird **** Blue (eggshell blue or something)....... Blluuugggghhhh!!!!
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Personally I would paint my Cougar dark blue as it is my favorite color. However I just painted my car 2 weeks ago and went with the original color of gold. I figured it was too hard to change the entire body color and I wanted to keep the original color.. oh well..


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I love the cardinal red but also like the dark cherry, cinnamin and also the forest green.... I guess I just need more cats....


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Cougar colors

By buddy had a 70 Eliminator that was sort of a butterscotch color. Not exactly my favorite color for a musclecar. For an Eliminator, I'd have to say whatever color Mercury called the equivalent to the Ford Calypso Coral. That's the redder of the two oranges. Hey, it looks good on the wife's 70 Mach!

I really like the dark green on a early Cat. Heck, I even like the dark green on the 71-73s, too!

This is a pic of a participant's dark green early Cat at one of our club's carshows.




The number board is for keeping track of entrant/car for the judging. We had the pics done at a one hour photo place, double prints, and if the car won an award one of the car's pics was put on the car's award plaque. We also made the pics available for purchace by the participant (the extra $$ added to our take for the show, which was all donated to charity)
 

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I like my own grey-met, it´s not stock but it´s mine....

//Jazzon
 

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I gotta agree with Rick, I like the comp. orange. Then again, you can't go wrong with black...
 

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i like to paint mine comp gold or a silver metallic. But i like the comp gold myself
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hey "itow"
...uhhhh......
the color is called Pastel Blue, thank you very much.
And it makes a very nice sleeper color for my sleeper cougar as it is an original color. In my opinion everyone has one of the other colors ( and sometimes 2).
Ok......I feel better now.
Sorry :!!!
 

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GOLD GOLD. Mohave Gold. with 2 white stripes!!! he he he. for a 67/8 i had 2003 Thunderbird Blue planned. which i have a gallon of in the garage. only i modified it a bit to be brighter and it has more pearls in it. its pimp style yo. lol
 

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If you want to keep It original get a report and paint it the original color I was going to change my color but found out that everything on my CAT is original so I had my CAT painted the original color I'm glad I did code N color Platinum-Blue 70 XR7 Ragtop
 

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I'm going with Viper Blue for mine. It will be complete with the two white GT stripes over the hood, roof, and trunk. I just like the way that blue catches the eye.

To each their own.
 

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Black for me,I kinda like it now I talked myself out of emerald green
 

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Inverness Green is probably my favorite color for 67-8
Burnt Orange for 69
 
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