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by Don Rush
20 Jun 2012, 12:55
Forum: Classic Cougars for Sale
Topic: 1968 XR-7 GT-E
Replies: 10
Views: 1002

Re: 1968 XR-7 GT-E

Great car with an intelligent price. Too many people will not disclose a price up front and try to play the "cat and mouse" game, then put some ridiculous price out there and lower it a little at a time for months. Buyers tend to tire of this and become leery of the car and or seller. I like straigh...
by Don Rush
15 Jun 2012, 11:02
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Burled Walnut applique found, very close match to original!
Replies: 28
Views: 2561

Re: Burled Walnut applique found, very close match to origin

Read the above posts and it will be clear. The applique would not stretch around those compound curves so well.
by Don Rush
09 Jun 2012, 10:45
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: Heater A/C plenum chamber instalation
Replies: 1
Views: 143

Re: Heater A/C plenum chamber instalation

If you shift the blower housing over it will help. Very tedious job I know, hang in there!
by Don Rush
07 Jun 2012, 08:55
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Burled Walnut applique found, very close match to original!
Replies: 28
Views: 2561

Re: Burled Walnut applique found, very close match to origin

Looks better than original - I like the 'richer' colouring. Get that stuff in stock.... I do too actually. When compared to a NOS part or a gauge opening that has been covered by the black ring, you will see that the original did have more red to it and a richer look. Not only does sun fade the app...
by Don Rush
31 May 2012, 13:13
Forum: Classic Cougar Maintenance Restoration and Repair
Topic: 1970 428CJ XR7 Hardtop - Finally getting it back on the road
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Re: 1970 428CJ XR7 Hardtop - Finally getting it back on the

Cool! Will be great to see that one on the road again, been too long!
by Don Rush
30 May 2012, 21:29
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: 71-73 DRIVERS FRONT MOLDING NOS
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: 71-73 DRIVERS FRONT MOLDING NOS

We have a NOS set of four but I really would hate to split up the set. I have a couple in stock that have been restored that if I took a picture of it laying next to NOS I doubt you could tell which was which. Do you have a good core to exchange? Any 71-73 wheel lip core would do, does not have to b...
by Don Rush
29 May 2012, 10:41
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: WCCC Needs a list of commonly mispelled automotive terms
Replies: 24
Views: 772

Re: WCCC Needs a list of commonly mispelled automotive terms

C7XR7 wrote:Do you have a Soundex lookup? That function would take care of a lot of poor (pour, poore, pore...) spelling errors.
No... Please do tell!
by Don Rush
29 May 2012, 09:28
Forum: Classic Cougar Community Discussion
Topic: Minimum price on a 68 XR7 J code?
Replies: 9
Views: 214

Re: Minimum price on a 68 XR7 J code?

$2k no problem on the East Coast but it would strictly be a parts car on the West Coast. Once you grind past all those goobered on patches it is only going to get worse.