All Dearborn Michigan or Dearborn and santa Jose CA

There were only 619 XR7-Gs built. They were built along side the Shelby Mustang, and were available with every engine and transmission offered in 1968, (except the 427). This was the first Cougar to be a part of the Hertz Rent a Racer program. If you have any information about these rare cats, this is the place to share. The XR7-G registry is maintained by Royce Peterson.
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All Dearborn Michigan or Dearborn and santa Jose CA

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Post by 1968XR7G » 16 Jun 2015, 00:00

Were all G cars initially built in Dearborn Michigan then shipped to AO Smith for the conversion, or were some built in Santa Jose ca

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Post by BossElim69 » 16 Jun 2015, 05:25

All 68 XR7 Cougars scheduled to be G's were built in Dearborn and shipped to AO smith. AO Smith was located in Ionia MI about an hour and a half away from Dearborn. Would of added a lot of cost to ship them from CA to MI for the conversion.
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Re: All Dearborn Michigan or Dearborn and santa Jose CA

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Post by 1968XR7G » 16 Jun 2015, 10:01

I thought that might be the case but was not shure.

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