Color combos

The GT-E was only available for a few brief months in 1968. Total production would not have kept the assembly line busy for more than a half day. If you know anything about a GT-E, it is important, and this is the place to share it. The GT-E registry is maintained by Jim Pinkerton.
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Color combos

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Post by HarstenePointe » 03 Apr 2018, 19:16

I am new to the land of GTEs, so I haven’t read all the past posts.

Is there a color breakdown, I.e. how many of each color of GTEs?
67 XR7 Cinnamon Frost - parents bought it new
68 XR7 Nordic Blue - X code
69 XR7 Convertible Black - 351/4V
70 Std Medium Gold - 351/2V
70 Eliminator Comp Gold - 351/4V 4-speed

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Post by GavinS » 03 Apr 2018, 21:56

Do you currently own a GT-E or are you on the hunt for a car or just research?

The registry reports out as to how many of each color have been reported. Jim Pinkerton would be the best person to reach out to for specific questions about the registry.

Phil Parcells manages the National Database and can assist with specific questions to cars that have been reported to the Database. Phil’s Contact information is located on www.CougarClub.org

My copy of Cougar By The Numbers is at work, I have not dig into it specially seeking GT-E data and I’m not certain how far to the granular level it goes to package groups within the model year, but I can look.

There is a GT-E book available that has some great information and a bit of the details about color options available in the online store on www.CougarClub.org

http://www.cougarclub.org/store.htm#!/M ... y=23529005


I am happy to help answer specific questions or help put you in touch with the right person if the question is one I can’t answer.

My email is Chair@CougarClub.org
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Post by Cougar1 » 04 Apr 2018, 04:55

Black = 25
Black Cherry = 23
Nordic Blue = 43
Madras Blue = 22
Lime Frost = 18
Glacier Blue = 5
Augusta Green = 64
Cardinal Red = 134
Caribbean Blue = 5
Wellington Blue = 12
Grecian Gold = 40
Special Order (Calypso Coral) = 2
Total = 393
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Post by HarstenePointe » 05 Apr 2018, 07:39

Thanks Gavin and Jim.

This is Chris Benis.

My CCC signature used to list my cars, but for some reason that isn’t showing up any longer.

CTB
67 XR7 Cinnamon Frost - parents bought it new
68 XR7 Nordic Blue - X code
69 XR7 Convertible Black - 351/4V
70 Std Medium Gold - 351/2V
70 Eliminator Comp Gold - 351/4V 4-speed

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Post by xr7g428 » 05 Apr 2018, 09:47

Hi Chris, I checked and the signature box here was blank. I grabbed the list from the other forum and plugged it in here for you. You have a great collection!
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'67 XR7 GT 390 4 speed, AC, AM FM, Lime Frost Green
'68 XR7-G 428CJ C6, Tilt-Away, AM, Black Cherry
'68 XR7-G 390 4 speed, Sunroof, Cardinal Red
'68 XR7 GT-E 427 C6 AM Cardinal Red
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Post by badcatt » 05 Apr 2018, 11:23

xr7g428 wrote:
05 Apr 2018, 09:47
Hi Chris, I checked and the signature box here was blank. I grabbed the list from the other forum and plugged it in here for you. You have a great collection!
He will have to update that list when his GT-E arrives...

And remove the medium Gold 70...
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1970 XR-7 Convertible Blue For Sale.
1971 XR-7 Bright Blue with Blue "Up Beat" interior For Sale.
1970 Standard 428CJ Competition Yellow The New Money Pit.
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Post by HarstenePointe » 07 Apr 2018, 16:59

xr7g428 wrote:
05 Apr 2018, 09:47
Hi Chris, I checked and the signature box here was blank. I grabbed the list from the other forum and plugged it in here for you. You have a great collection!
Thanks, Neal is correct that I sold the medium gold 1970 Houndstooth standard.
So, I just bought a 428 GTE, Cardinal red with red interior.
And my 68 X code is still for sale (listed here and elsewhere).
67 XR7 Cinnamon Frost - parents bought it new
68 XR7 Nordic Blue - X code
69 XR7 Convertible Black - 351/4V
70 Std Medium Gold - 351/2V
70 Eliminator Comp Gold - 351/4V 4-speed

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 07 Apr 2018, 18:39

HarstenePointe wrote:
07 Apr 2018, 16:59
So, I just bought a 428 GTE, Cardinal red with red interior.
WOW!! Will we get to see it at Prowl this summer?
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Looking for an Eliminator? Then be sure to check out the "Eliminators on the Market" thread in the Classic Cougars For Sale section of the forum!

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