Best Eliminator Color?

Okay, lets put it to a vote: were all Cougar Convertibles Red? Is the '68 really the best year of all? This is the place to count the votes and find out.

What is the Best Eliminator Color?

69 Bright Blue
9
12%
69 White
10
13%
69-70 Comp Orange
15
19%
69 Bright Yellow
7
9%
70 Comp Blue
13
17%
70 Pastel Blue
1
1%
70 Comp Gold
3
4%
70 Comp Green
18
23%
70 Comp Yellow
2
3%
 
Total votes: 78

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Re: Best Eliminator Color?

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 25 Feb 2018, 13:44

Team Sho-Air wrote:
06 Jun 2013, 19:45
Well guys, I have to say the best color is Black ………….. they made 3 Special Paint Black Eliminators,'

1-1970 428 CJ 4 Speed Special Paint Black Eliminator

1-1970 428 SCJ 4 Speed Special Paint Black Eliminator

1-1970 Boss 302 4 Speed, Special Paint Black Eliminator

My favorite Non- Black Eliminator would ge Comp Blue : )
Scott, I know you know the Black 428 cars were both SCJ's: 1 with 3.91's, 1 with 4.30's

Personally, I like the 1 known Silver car best.

But given the "standard" colors, I'm torn between Comp Orange and Comp Green >.<
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1970 Cougar Eliminator (Competition Gold / Black Decor Interior)
1 of 70 with 428SCJ, Ram Air, 4-speed.
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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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Re: Best Eliminator Color?

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Post by drcougar » 18 Dec 2018, 19:04

Thought I would revive this old thread now that I found the only known 1970 special paint Red Eliminator. 428CJ auto with a long list of options. Was sitting in a barn in Texas for over 35 years. Originally sold at Southwest Lincoln Mercury in Houston, TX. Hoping to work it into the restoration schedule next year.

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Re: Best Eliminator Color?

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Post by CATHOUSE » 18 Dec 2018, 20:12

Nice find John, congrats. We all look forward to seeing the car through the restoration process and the finished product.

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Re: Best Eliminator Color?

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Post by Cougars_R_Grr8 » 18 Dec 2018, 22:06

I was never into the psychedelic colors so that is a winner to me.
I guess that is why I would never consider an Eliminator unless it was white.
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Re: Best Eliminator Color?

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Post by snafu » 19 Dec 2018, 15:23

Changing my vote to red!

Not sure about '70, but red was the most popular Mach I color in '69. It probably would have been a popular Eliminator color.
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