1969 Cougar Eliminator Production Stats

For two years the Eliminator roamed the streets looking for prey. Although you could get an engine available from Mercury in the Eliminator, the Cobra Jet 428 and Super Cobra Jet 428 were common under the hood. This was also the only Cougar to get the Boss 302. The Eliminator Registry is maintained by Dave Wyrwas.
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1969 Cougar Eliminator Production Stats

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 14 Mar 2014, 15:52

Hey Gang,

I decided to post up the '69 Eliminator production numbers in thier own thread instead of including it in the "Looking for Elite Marti Reports" thread because I think it will be easier for folks to find this way. I'll most likely move the '70 numbers to thier own thread when time permits.

If you have an Elite Marti Report for your Cougar Eliminator please consider sharing the production breakdown information so that we can better populate the database. Feel free to post your information here, or in the "Looking for Elite Marti Reports" thread, or PM me, or email me directly at mbanks -at- nikon -dotcom. If you are concerned about your VIN number you can leave it out or block it out your picture.

Thanks!
Mike B.
CCOA # 9553

1970 Cougar Eliminator (Competition Gold / Black Decor Interior)
1 of 70 with 428SCJ, Ram Air, 4-speed.
Cat Bites Man!

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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1969 Cougar Eliminator Production Stats

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 14 Mar 2014, 16:03

1969 Cougar Eliminator Color breakdowns, per Kevin Marti’s “Cougar … by the Numbers (1967-1973)"

Color - Interior -> - - - - Black (5A) - Blue (5B) - White (EA) - Total
Paint
White (M) - - - - - - - - - - 194 - - - - 161- - - - - 51 - - - - - 406
Competition Orange (3) - 379 - - - - N/A - - - - 135 - - - - -514
Bright Blue Metallic (6) - - 106- - - - 422 - - - - -87 - - - - - 615
Bright Yellow (9) - - - - - - 614 - - - - N/A - - - - 101 - - - - 715
Totals - - - - - - - - - - - - 1,293 - - - 583 - - - - 374 - - - - 2,250
Mike B.
CCOA # 9553

1970 Cougar Eliminator (Competition Gold / Black Decor Interior)
1 of 70 with 428SCJ, Ram Air, 4-speed.
Cat Bites Man!

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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1969 Eliminator Production by Eng / Trans

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 14 Mar 2014, 16:09

1969 Eliminator Production by Engine / Transmission

2250 Cougar Eliminators produced in 1969

1519 with 351-4V Engines (M)
---1145 with FMX Automatic Transmission (X)
---374 with Manual Transmission (3- and 4-speed)
------194 with 3-Speed Manual Transmission (1)
------180 with 4-Speed Manual Transmission (Wide- and Close-Ratio combined total)
---------67 with Wide-Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (5)
---------113 with Close-Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)

169 with 302-4V Boss Engine (G)
---108 with Wide Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (5)
---61 with Close Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)

260 with 390-4V Engine (S)
---182 with C-6 Automatic Transmission (U)
---78 with Manual Transmission (3- and 4-speed)
------4 with 3-Speed Manual Transmission (1)
------74 with 4-Speed Manual Transmission (Wide- and Close-Ratio combined total)
---------21 with Wide-Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (5)
---------53 with Close-Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)

302 with 428-4V Cobra Jet Engine
---59 were Q-code 428-4V Cobra Jet
------32 with C-6 Automatic Transmission (U)
------27 with 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
---243 were R-code 428-4V Cobra Jet
------162 with C-6 Automatic Transmission (U)
------81 with 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
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Mike B.
CCOA # 9553

1970 Cougar Eliminator (Competition Gold / Black Decor Interior)
1 of 70 with 428SCJ, Ram Air, 4-speed.
Cat Bites Man!

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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1969 Eliminator Boss 302 Production Numbers

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 14 Mar 2014, 16:13

1969 Eliminator Boss 302 Production Numbers

169 with 302-4V Boss Engine (G)

61 with Close Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
  • 10 White (M)
    ---6 Blue Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (5B)
108 with Wide Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (5)


*Thanks Carl!
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Mike B.
CCOA # 9553

1970 Cougar Eliminator (Competition Gold / Black Decor Interior)
1 of 70 with 428SCJ, Ram Air, 4-speed.
Cat Bites Man!

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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1969 Eliminator 351-4V Production Numbers

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 14 Mar 2014, 16:16

1969 Eliminator 351-4V Production Numbers

1519 with 351-4V Engines (M)

1145 with Automatic Transmission (X)
  • 373 Bright Yellow (9)
    ---325 Black Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (5A)
    ---48 White Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (EA)
    246 White (M)
    ---110 Black Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (5A)
    ---101 Blue Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (5B)
    ---35 White Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (EA)
374 with Manual Transmission (3- and 4-speed)
---194 with 3-Speed Manual Transmission (1)
  • 58 Bright Yellow (9)
    ---44 Black Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (5A)
    ---14 White Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (EA)
    44 White (M)
    ---20 Blue Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (5B)
---180 with 4-Speed Manual Transmission (Wide- and Close-Ratio combined total)



*Thanks Dave!
*Thanks John and Richard!
*Thanks Rodney!
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Mike B.
CCOA # 9553

1970 Cougar Eliminator (Competition Gold / Black Decor Interior)
1 of 70 with 428SCJ, Ram Air, 4-speed.
Cat Bites Man!

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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1969 Eliminator 390-4V Production Numbers

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 14 Mar 2014, 16:24

1969 Eliminator 390-4V Production Numbers

260 with 390-4V Engines (S)

182 with Automatic Transmission (U)
  • 40 Competition Orange (3)
    ---36 Black High Back Bucket Seats (5A)
    ---4 White High Back Bucket Seats (EA)
    27 White (M)
    ---17 Black High Back Bucket Seats (5A)
    ---8 Blue Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (5B)
    ---2 White High Back Bucket Seats (EA)
78 with Manual Transmission (3- and 4-speed)
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Mike B.
CCOA # 9553

1970 Cougar Eliminator (Competition Gold / Black Decor Interior)
1 of 70 with 428SCJ, Ram Air, 4-speed.
Cat Bites Man!

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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1969 Eliminator 428-4V Cobra Jet Production Numbers

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 14 Mar 2014, 16:38

1969 Eliminator 428-4V Cobra Jet Production Numbers

302 with 428-4V Cobra Jet Engine
  • 194 with C-6 Automatic Transmission (U)
    108 with 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
59 with Non-Ram-Air 428-4V Cobra Jet Engine (Q)

32 with Automatic Transmission (U)

27 with 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
  • 8 Bright Blue Metallic (6)
    ---4 Blue High Back Bucket Seats (5B)
243 with Ram-Air 428-4V Cobra Jet Engine (R)
  • 82 Competition Orange (3)
    ---70 Black High Back Bucket Seats (5A)
    ---12 White High Back Bucket Seats (EA)
    25 White (M)
162 with Automatic Transmission (U)
  • 61 Bright Yellow (9)
    ---53 Black High Back Bucket Seats (5A)
    ------10 Drag-Pak / 3.91 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (V)
    ------7 Super Drag-Pak / 4.30 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (W)
    ---8 White High Back Bucket Seats (EA)
    49 Competition Orange (3)
    ---44 Black Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (5A)
    ------8 Drag-Pak / 3.91 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (V)
    ------5 Super Drag-Pak / 4.30 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (W)
    ---5 White Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (EA)
    37 Bright Blue Metallic (6)
    ---4 White Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (EA)
    15 White (M)
81 with 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
  • 33 Competition Orange (3)
    ---26 Black Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (5A)
    ---7 White Vinyl High Back Bucket Seats (EA)
    ------2 Drag-Pak / 3.91 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (V)
    ------1 Super Drag-Pak / 4.30 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (W)
    10 White (M)
    ---7 Black High Back Bucket Seats (5A)
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Mike B.
CCOA # 9553

1970 Cougar Eliminator (Competition Gold / Black Decor Interior)
1 of 70 with 428SCJ, Ram Air, 4-speed.
Cat Bites Man!

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: 1969 Cougar Eliminator Production Stats

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Post by 1969eliminator » 14 Mar 2014, 20:29

Mike, looks interesting. Is there any way to find out how many were shipped to Canada? I was told at the time I bought mine that Canada would only get 10% of production, being about 225. Any way to verify that?
Thanks.
1969 Eliminator 351-4V M-code (original owner)

Harry
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Re: 1969 Cougar Eliminator Production Stats

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 16 Mar 2014, 12:39

1969eliminator wrote:Mike, looks interesting. Is there any way to find out how many were shipped to Canada? I was told at the time I bought mine that Canada would only get 10% of production, being about 225. Any way to verify that?
Thanks.
Hi Harry, I think to get those numbers you would have to take it up with Mr. Marti. I know that he provides a research service, and since he has ALL the info he should be able to find out how many went to Canada.
Mike B.
CCOA # 9553

1970 Cougar Eliminator (Competition Gold / Black Decor Interior)
1 of 70 with 428SCJ, Ram Air, 4-speed.
Cat Bites Man!

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: 1969 Cougar Eliminator Production Stats

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Post by CobraJetCougar » 17 Mar 2014, 18:13

Hi Mike , Do you still need more Marti reports. Mine's a deluxe report. I don't know how to post it on here but I could scan it and email it to you.

Thanks

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