1970 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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1970 Cougar Eliminator Production Stats

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 18 Mar 2014, 23:27

Hey Gang,

This is the thread for the '70 Eliminator production numbers project. I've removed the '70 data from the "Looking for Elite Marti Reports" thread because I think it will be easier for folks if the data has its own thread.

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 of your picture.

If you want to submit the data from your Deluxe Marti Report, that is fine too - it gives us numbers to compare with, and can act as a "sanity check" for the Eliminator data.

Thanks!
Mike B.
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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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1970 Eliminator Production Data

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 18 Mar 2014, 23:28

1970 Eliminator Production by Engine and Transmission

2268 Cougar Eliminators produced in 1970
(*an error in the Ford Database was confirmed in 2016, adding 1 to the previous production number of 2,267)
  • 1425 with 351-4V Engines (M)
    ---955 with FMX Automatic Transmission (X)
    ---470 with Manual Transmission (3- and 4-speed)
    ------110 with 3-Speed Manual Transmission (1)
    ------176 with Wide Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (5)
    ------184 with Wide Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
  • 469 with 302-4V Boss Engine (G)
    ---323 with Close Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
    ---146 with Wide Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (5)
  • 374 with 428-4V Cobra Jet Engine (Q)
    ---192 with C-6 Automatic Transmission (U)
    ---182 with 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
*note that there are old Marti Reports listing both 469 and 468 as the number of Boss 302 Eliminators. One Boss 302 Eliminator had the Eliminator Option incorrectly omitted during data entry into the original Ford database. This car has been found and confirmed to have been built as an Eliminator.


1970 Eliminator Production by Paint Color and Interior

2268 Cougar Eliminators produced in 1970
  • 528 Competition Blue (J)
    ---87 White Standard Interior (AA)
    ---1 Med. Ginger Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5F)
    ?? Competition Gold (U)

    ?? Competition Green (U)

    ?? Competition Orange (1)

    ?? Competition Yellow (D)

    80 Pastel Blue (N)

    ?? Special Order Paint Color
    ---3 Black (known)
    ------1 Black Standard Bucket Seats (1A)
    ------2 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    ---1 Lime Green Metallic (known)
    ------1 Ivy Green Standard Bucket Seats (1G)
    ---2 White (known)
    ------1 Blue Standard Bucket Seats (1B)
    ------1 Black Houndstooth Décor Bucket Seats (3A)
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CCOA # 9553

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

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1970 Eliminator Boss 302 Production Numbers

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 18 Mar 2014, 23:30

1970 Eliminator Boss 302 Production Numbers

469 with 302-4V Boss Engine (G)*
  • 107 Competition Blue (J)
    ---18 White Standard Bucket Seats (AA)
    ------3 Super Drag-Pak / 4.30 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (W)
    79 Competition Gold (U)
    --- 39 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    ?? Competition Green (Z)
    ?? Competition Orange (I)
    93 Competition Yellow (D)
    14 Pastel Blue (N)
    ---4 Blue Standard Bucket Seats (1B)
    ?? Special Order Paint Color
    ---1 Black (known)
    ------1 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    ---1 Lime Green Metallic (known)
    ------1 Ivy Green Standard Bucket Seats (1G)
    ---2 White (known)
    ------1 Blue Standard Bucket Seats (1B)
    ------1 Black Houndstooth Décor Bucket Seats (3A)
323 with Close Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
  • ---48 Super Drag-Pak / 4.30 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (W)
    81 Competition Blue (J)
    ---27 Black Standard Bucket Seats (1A)
    ------15 had 3.91 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (V)
    ---?? White Standard Bucket Seats (AA)
    ------9 had 3.91 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (V)
    45 Competition Gold (U)
    ---20 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    60 Competition Yellow (D)
    ---25 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    ---21 Black Standard Bucket Seats (1A)
    ------5 Super Drag-Pak / 4.30 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (W)
    10 Pastel Blue (N)
    ------6 had 3.91 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (V)
146 with Wide Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (5)
  • ---10 Super Drag-Pak / 4.30 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (W)
    26 Competition Blue (J)
    34 Competition Gold (U)
    ---19 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    33 Competition Yellow (D)
    ---3 White Knit Décor Bucket Seats (EA)
    ---12? Black Houndstooth Décor Bucket Seats (3A)
    4 Pastel Blue (N)
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CCOA # 9553

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

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1970 Eliminator 351C Production Numbers

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 18 Mar 2014, 23:31

1970 Eliminator 351C Production Numbers

1,425 with 351-4V Engines (M)
  • 319 Competition Blue (J)
    ---1 Med. Ginger Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5F)
    ?? Competition Green (Z)
    ?? Competition Gold (U)
    ?? Competition Orange (1)
    ?? Competition Yellow (D)
    63 Pastel Blue (N)
    ?? Special Order Paint Color
955 with FMX Automatic Transmission (X)
  • 209 Competition Blue (J)
    ---38 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    188 Competition Yellow (D)
    ---88 Black Standard Bucket Seats (1A)
    ---21 Black Houndstooth Décor Bucket Seats (3A)
    ?? Competition Gold (U)
    ---?? Black Standard Bucket Seats (1A)
    ------7 with Sunroof Option
    ---?? White Standard Bucket Seats with Black Appointments (AA)
    ------12 with Sunroof Option
    117 Competition Green (Z)
    ---35 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    ---21 White Standard Bucket Seats with Black Appointments (AA)
    ------8 with Sunroof Option
    50 Pastel Blue (N)
470 with Manual Transmission (3- and 4-speed)
  • 110 Competition Blue (J)
    13 Pastel Blue (N) with 4-speed (Wide & Close Ratio)
    ---5 Blue Standard Bucket Seats (1B)
110 with 3-Speed Manual Transmission (1)
  • 15 Competition Orange (1)
    ---4 White Standard Bucket Seats with Black Appointments (AA)
176 with Wide Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (5)
  • 26 Competition Gold (U)
    ---7 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    ?? Competition Green (Z)
    ---8 Black Standard Bucket Seats (1A)
    27 Competition Yellow (D)
    ---4 Black Houndstooth Décor Bucket Seats (3A)
184 with Close Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
  • ?? Competition Blue (J)
    ---1 Med. Ginger Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5F)
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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!

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1970 Eliminator 428CJ Production Numbers

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 18 Mar 2014, 23:31

1970 Eliminator 428CJ Production Numbers

374 with 428-4V Cobra Jet Engine (Q)
  • 102 Competition Blue (J)
    ?? Competition Green (Z)
    ?? Competition Gold (U)
    ?? Competition Orange (I)
    ?? Competition Yellow (D)
    3 Pastel Blue (N)
    ?? Special Order Paint Color
    ---2 Black (known)
    ------1 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    ------1 Black Standard Bucket Seats (1A)
192 with C6 Automatic Transmission (U)
  • 41 Competition Yellow (D)
    ---16 Black Standard Bucket Seats (1A)
    48 Competition Blue (J)
    ---2 Blue Standard Bucket Seats (1B)
    ------1 Drag-Pak / 3.91 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (V)
    18 Competition Green (Z)
    ---7 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    ------5 Ram Air Induction
    ------2 Non-Ram Air Induction
182 with Close-Ratio 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
  • 2 Black (Special Order Paint Color)
    ---1 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    ------1 Drag-Pak / 3.91 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (V)
    ---1 Black Standard Bucket Seats (1A)
    ------1 Super Drag-Pak / 4.30 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (W)
    42 Competition Orange (1)
    ---18 Black Standard Bucket Seats (1A)
    ------7 Super Drag-Pak / 4.30 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (W)
    54 Competition Blue (J)
    ---5 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    ------5 Drag-Pak Option
    ---------3 Drag-Pak / 3.91 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (V)
    ------------2 Ram Air Induction
    ------------1 Non-Ram Air Induction
    ---------2 Super Drag-Pak / 4.30 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (W)
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Cobra Jet + Super Cobra Jet Eliminator Breakdown

247 Cobra Jet Eliminators (non-Drag Pak)
  • ?? Automatic Transmission (U)
    ---86 Ram Air Option (Non-Drag Pak / Non-Super Drag Pak)
    ?? 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
127 Super Cobra Jet Eliminators (428CJ with Drag Pak / Super Drag Pak Option)
  • 112 Ram Air Induction
    ---42 Automatic Transmission (U)
    ------9 Competition Orange (1)
    ---70 4-Speed Manual Transmission (6)
    ------21 Competition Orange (1)
    ---------6 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    ------2 Black (Special Order Paint Color)
    ---------1 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    ------------1 Drag-Pak / 3.91 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (V)
    ---------1 Black Standard Bucket Seats (1A)
    ------------1 Super Drag-Pak / 4.30 Traction-Lok Rear Axle (W)

    15 Non-Ram Air Induction
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Additional Ram Air Option Eliminator Information

128 Ram Air Induction w/C6 Automatic Transmission (CJ+SCJ)
  • ---42 with Drag Pak / Super Drag Pak Option (SCJ)
    ------9 Competition Orange
    ---86 Non-Drag Pak / Non-Super Drag Pak (CJ)
    30 Competition Orange (1)
    ---18 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
    ?? Competition Green (Z)
    ---5 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
64 Non-Ram Air Induction w/C6 Automatic Transmission (CJ+SCJ)

?? Ram Air Induction w/ 4-Speed Manual Transmission (CJ+SCJ)
  • ---70 with Drag Pak / Super Drag Pak Option (SCJ)
    ---?? Non-Drag Pak / Non-Super Drag Pak (CJ)
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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!

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1970 "Sunroof" Eliminator Production Stats

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 18 Mar 2014, 23:33

1970 "Sunroof" Eliminators;

102 Sunroof Eliminators produced
  • 100 with 351C-4V (M-code), all were Hertz-Rent-A-Racer Eliminators (equipped with FMX Automatic Transmission, PS, PB, AC, Sunroof)
    ---?? Competition Blue (J)
    ---?? Competition Green (Z)
    ------12 White Standard Bucket Seats with Black Appointments (AA)
    ---19 Competition Gold (U)
    ------7 Black Standard Bucket Seats (1A)
    ------12 White Standard Bucket Seats with Black Appointments (AA)
    ---?? Competition Orange (1)
    ---23 Competition Yellow (D)
    ------6 White Standard Bucket Seats with Black Appointments (AA)
    ---?? Pastel Blue (N)
    ---?? Special Paint

    *1 may be a 351C-4V non-Hertz car
    *1 may be a 428CJ Eliminator that went to a Ford executive
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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: 1970 Cougar Eliminator Production Stats

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Post by 428cougarguy » 20 Mar 2014, 18:33

Great Thread Mike. I will have to look thru my records to see if I can add some #s for you. Very interesting to see that my 1970 428CJ 4 speed Comp blue Elim project is one of just 54 made in that color. Then if you break down by interior color, it would be even less, and by options even fewer, eventually getting to a 1 of 1 hopefully. This is sort of like building your own Elite Marti Report, with out the cost. LOL

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Re: 1970 Cougar Eliminator Production Stats

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Post by 428Eliminator » 30 Mar 2014, 13:10

Mike, just emailed you you. Thank you for all of your work on this.

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Re: 1970 Cougar Eliminator Production Stats

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 31 Mar 2014, 13:53

Thanks Fellahs! I appreciate any data we can get.

Yeah, sort of like building your own Elite report. But I'm trying not to step on Mr. Marti's toes, so I'm trying to keep it limited to engine / color / interior, with a splash of "Drag Pak" and "Ram Air", and a hint of "Sunroof" :-)

I still think the Elite Marti reports are a very cool piece, being framed and all. I would definitely love to have one hanging on the wall, or to take to various shows. For now though I have more important things to spend the money on :-)
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: 1970 Cougar Eliminator Production Stats

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 02 May 2014, 22:44

Updated the stats for 351 / Auto cars.

Added:

117 Competition Green (Z)
---35 Black Knit Décor Bucket Seats (5A)
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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