1968 cougar xr7 AZ barn find

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1968 cougar xr7 AZ barn find


Post by Dcrt68 » 15 Aug 2018, 12:57

This 1968 Mercury Cougar XR-7 is a true and solid Arizona car. It still has the original black exterior paint. The white vinyl top has been removed and will need to be replaced. The car has power brakes, power steering,, and is an AC car. The original motor and transmission were pulled. I do have a c4 transmission that goes with car. The car comes with AC compressor,, alternator brackets, and ac brackets. I also have a drive shaft with car. This Cougar originally came with a 302 4-barrel engine.. It was originally manufactured in San Jose, California and then shipped to a dealer in Los Angeles. The odometer read 59,000.

VIN: 8R93J507098

8 = Year of Model: 1968

R = Assembly Plant: San Jose, California

93 = Body Series: XR-7 Hardtop

J = Engine: 302 4V

507098 = Sequential Number Unit: 7098th Cougar produced in 1968

Dataplate: 65B A 6A 02A 52 5 W

65B = Body Type: XR-7 Hardtop

A = Exterior Color: Black Onyx

6A = Interior Trim: Charcoal Black Levant Grain Vinyl & Charcoal Black Leather

02A = January 2

52 = DSO: Los Angeles, California

5 = Axle: 3.00 Non-locking

W = Transmission: C-4 Automatic

Please contact me, at 520-307-3371 with any questions or can send pics.
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Post by 68MERC » 16 Aug 2018, 20:01

Having that vinyl top removed makes me think how sexy that car could have looked with mint black paint and a top that matched the steering wheel center section and dash face.

At least my opinion.
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Re: 1968 cougar xr7 AZ barn find


Post by 428cougarguy » 13 Sep 2018, 22:01

Still available????

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