67 Cougar on stilts! Hi-Riders 70's TV show

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67 Cougar on stilts! Hi-Riders 70's TV show

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Post by Don Rush » 15 Apr 2019, 09:41

I was impressed how well he was able to keep the car upright! They do not portray Cougar owners to be very sophisticated in this clip...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcdRCM1iJak

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Post by BossElim69 » 15 Apr 2019, 10:17

The door jam looks like it was originally Saxon yellow. Looks like every cool car that was in my high school parking lot. Shackle kit, air shocks and wide meats on the back.
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Post by Don Rush » 15 Apr 2019, 10:24

during the clip I expected the same outcome as in this Thunderbolt and Light-foot clip.

https://youtu.be/BM_wCfzEcMA?t=47

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Post by lonestarbullitt » 15 Apr 2019, 11:29

i was half expecting that cougar just to roll over on some of those corners.

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Post by johnboy » 15 Apr 2019, 15:17

LOL
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Post by Royce » 15 Apr 2019, 15:23

Hi Riders was actually a low budget movie. A really bad one. Back then they didn't have DVD's so I guess it was straight to Betamax after opening weekend flopped.......
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Post by Cougars_R_Grr8 » 15 Apr 2019, 15:27

I liked the Firebird AND the Cougar. (Probably because I've owned both)
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Post by pellets4fuel » 15 Apr 2019, 15:41

He needs to fix his headlight doors :) and get some Keystone classics.
Never saw that second movie. What's up with all the New Zealand white rabbits in the trunk of the car in the second clip? I use to raise those and show them when I was a kid.
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Post by Whatacougar » 16 Apr 2019, 08:21

BossElim69 wrote:
15 Apr 2019, 10:17
Looks like every cool car that was in my high school parking lot. Shackle kit, air shocks and wide meats on the back.
My high school too. My rusty, beat-up 67 Standard was one of them...once I got all the air line leaks fixed.

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Post by johnboy » 17 Apr 2019, 06:05

Those lines were *&%$&^&( plastic, and tended to melt where they went around the exhaust area (if you put the valve in the trunk...). then: major "wheel eating fender" problems
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