XR7-G for sales on craigslist

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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Dennis Pierachini
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XR7-G for sales on craigslist

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Post by Dennis Pierachini » 31 May 2019, 14:28

Not mine, was listed in the sfbay craigslist:

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/cto/d/ ... 61310.html
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'68 Standard hardtop, Augusta Green, mostly original
'73 Marquis Brougham 4-door pillared hardtop, Black/Black/Black, mostly original
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Post by Blitz » 31 May 2019, 15:23

Funny its on that CL as it's in WA state. Paging Dr. Benoit...
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-1968 Mercury Cougar: original family owned, Polar White, 289-2V, auto, AC / "Snowball" view project thread
-1973 Opel Manta: 1.9L, 5-speed (restored)
-1991 Mazda Miata: fun driver
-1992 Volvo 240 wagon: classy hauling machine

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Post by Royce » 31 May 2019, 16:26

The running cat valve covers were standard equipment on X code engines. That means it also needs the special XR7-G air cleaner snout. It does not look like a bad price considering he has probably spent $15K on body repairs already. The hard stuff has been done. Lots of assembly needed, not a project for the inexperienced.
1968 GT-E XR-7 W code 427 Augusta Green / Saddle
1968 XR-7 R code 428CJ Ram Air Red / Black
1910 Model T Ford Touring Red / Black
1914 Model T Touring Maroon / Black
1915 Model T Ford Touring Black / Black
1917 Model T Ford Torpedo Runabout Green / Black
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Post by pellets4fuel » 01 Jun 2019, 10:28

Looks like a solid car. Lotta work went into that already. Man I really want a G or GTE :)
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