50th Anniversary for the '68s

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Re: 50th Anniversary for the '68s

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Post by GavinS » 02 Jan 2018, 22:59

Happy New Year!

Thank you Phillip for all of the hard work on all of the 1968 model variations. The 50th Anniversary themes are neat and we have a lot of them ahead of us.

I’m looking forward to all of the clubs setting their event dates for the 1968 model 50th Anniversary events. Merchandise will be coming soon as we are working on lots of options.

We have been adding to the merchandise store on www.CougarClub.org

There are a few event flyers going to be in the next ATSOTC, the more we can add the better everyone can plan their car show season.
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Re: 50th Anniversary for the '68s

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Post by propayne » 03 Jan 2018, 08:39

Thanks so much Gavin - very exciting times to be a classic Cougar owner.

Last year was a whirlwind, but a ton of fun. In fact, I don't think I've ever enjoyed being a part of this community more.

Speaking of shows, Carlisle is of course always the first weekend in June -

http://store.carlisleevents.com/SearchR ... asp?Cat=24

The Delmarva Cougar Club, The Cougar of NJ/PA and the Cougar Club of New England throw a party their every summer. Last year was just off the charts. We got a huge tent and a premo spot on the Show Field due to the robust pre-registrations, so I urge anyone that is planning on going to register early.

1968 was a banner year for the Cougar, as the XR7-G and the GT-E models debuted and the 428 Cobra Jet was introduced.

Below is the graphic that I created for the Cobra Jet.

- Phillip
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Post by propayne » 03 Jan 2018, 08:39

And while I'm at it, here is the graphic for the GT-E.

- Phillip
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Post by propayne » 03 Jan 2018, 08:42

Might as well post the stand-alone XR7-G graphic -

- Phillip
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Post by fordnutz » 03 Jan 2018, 10:27

All are just incredible Phillip.
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Post by 93RGTE » 03 Jan 2018, 10:36

Great artwork!!! So cool!!! I agree they'd make great posters or banners.
Happy 50th, '68s!
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Post by scottfzeller » 03 Jan 2018, 11:13

:D I cant wait to see what you are going to do for 1969 model year!
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Post by propayne » 03 Jan 2018, 11:53

^^^ I am soooo excited about doing the '69s!

The 'verts and the Eliminators - I'm seeing psychedelic, groovy, 60s influenced art - like the marketing art Mercury generated for the "Streep Scene".

- Phillip

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Post by Dennis Pierachini » 04 Jan 2018, 12:59

Another group of great designs, Phillip!
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Re: 50th Anniversary for the '68s

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Post by 1967 S Code » 05 Jan 2018, 06:59

Philip all I can say is WOW! :thumbup:
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1967 Standard
Dan Gurney Special

6.5 Litre, Black / Black, AC Whisperaire, Am/FM, Sports Console,
Front and Rear Bumper Guards, Clock

1968 XR7-G
302 4V, Lime Frost / Black Leather, AM/FM, Black Vinyl, Tilt-A-Way
Heavy Duty Suspension, Power Disc Brakes, Rader Wheels


1968 XR7-G Hertz
390 4V, Black Cherry/ Dark Red Leather, Black Vinyl, Sunroof, Tilt-A-Way,
Cruise, Rear Defrost, AC Whisperaire


1968 Convertible Conversion "Top Cat"
Standard, 302 4V, XR7G Console, XR7G Front Valance, XR7S Taillight Bars

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