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Cougar Bill
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How low?

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Post by Cougar Bill » 14 Sep 2018, 08:18

Came across this pic of the neighbor's "import" & the Restomod.
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Here's ground level
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1970 XR-7 428 Ramair 4 speed (now under restoration)
1970 Eliminator Boss 302
1969 XR-7 428 R-code 4 speed
1969 Std. 428 R-code C-6
1969 XR-7 Convertible 351 AOD
1969 XR-7 Convertible 428 C6
1969 XR-7 351 5 speed "RestoMod" New 525Hp "pacemaker"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBkOzr7N13Y
1968 XR-7 302-4v 4 Speed (J-code)
1967 XR-7 302 & AOD Green- Wife's Cat
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Can68
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Post by Can68 » 14 Sep 2018, 11:55

Nice. Might have to drive it on some 2x8's to get the lift arms under it. Is that the one you were getting back from the paint shop last month?


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Post by R.B.Phillips » 14 Sep 2018, 15:32

Sad - the comparison!

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Post by Cougar Bill » 14 Sep 2018, 15:59

I was really surprised at the plastic fences used to "lower the look". The Cat in the 1st pic is my Restomod done over 20+ years ago.

On the track Oct 6th- HPR!

This is cat is not the recently painted one.
this one is
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1970 XR-7 428 Ramair 4 speed (now under restoration)
1970 Eliminator Boss 302
1969 XR-7 428 R-code 4 speed
1969 Std. 428 R-code C-6
1969 XR-7 Convertible 351 AOD
1969 XR-7 Convertible 428 C6
1969 XR-7 351 5 speed "RestoMod" New 525Hp "pacemaker"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBkOzr7N13Y
1968 XR-7 302-4v 4 Speed (J-code)
1967 XR-7 302 & AOD Green- Wife's Cat
www.cougarbill.com

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Post by Cadillacbart » 14 Sep 2018, 20:16

Bill,
Who’s your painter?

Looks great in this pic.

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Post by BossElim69 » 15 Sep 2018, 04:20

I have about 2" of clearance. My X pipe doubles as a skid plate :D
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Post by Cougar Bill » 15 Sep 2018, 09:17

The look!

2"......

Dang. I'm a 1/2 too high!!!
1970 XR-7 428 Ramair 4 speed (now under restoration)
1970 Eliminator Boss 302
1969 XR-7 428 R-code 4 speed
1969 Std. 428 R-code C-6
1969 XR-7 Convertible 351 AOD
1969 XR-7 Convertible 428 C6
1969 XR-7 351 5 speed "RestoMod" New 525Hp "pacemaker"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBkOzr7N13Y
1968 XR-7 302-4v 4 Speed (J-code)
1967 XR-7 302 & AOD Green- Wife's Cat
www.cougarbill.com

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