2019 - Let's Get Out and Drive 'Em!!!!!

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2019 - Let's Get Out and Drive 'Em!!!!!

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Post by 93RGTE » 11 Dec 2018, 17:46

First event:

EARLY January 1 - Tour d'Orange. A 70-80 mile romp through the scenic byways of Orange County.
We'll join about 400 cars to kick off 2019 in Cougar style. Details aren't posted until Dec.31, but make your plans now
and watch this thread.

https://www.facebook.com/Tour-d-Orange-163004403803373/

If your Cougar doesn't run, bring something else that's cool.

Second event:

As part of the 50th anniversary of the BOSS Mustangs I am informally arranging a get-together the day before
the FFF show. I’d love to have my Cougar brothers and sisters along for the fun. It’ll be a bit of a schlep from
Anaheim, but I’d like to gather at “Early Rodders,” a weekly Saturday morning hang in La Canada/Montrose.
Then a drive up Angeles Crest Highway (an engineering marvel from the 30’s and one of *the* great drives)
for brunch at Newcomb’s Ranch, a good road-food eatery frequented by many 2-wheeler types. A leisurely trip
down the hill and across the LA basin will have us back to Anaheim for evening festivities at the host hotel.

http://fabulousfordsforever.com

https://www.newcombsranch.com

Who’s in???
Gary

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Post by 68gurney » 12 Dec 2018, 15:36

Nice - Gary, I'm in.
1968 Cougar - Dan Gurney Special, Polar White/Black Decor, 302 J-code, PS, PB, AC, AM/FM

1969 Cougar - XR7 Convertible, Dark Aqua/White, 390 S-Code, 4 Speed, PS, PB, PW, AM-8 Track

1970 Cougar - Std Coupe, Augusta Green, Med Green Comfort Weave Decor, 429-4V, TKO 5-SP, PS, PB, AC, AM/FM

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Post by 68gurney » 28 Dec 2018, 10:21

Gary, Should us Cougar owners meet up someplace near by and drive in together?? With so many cars it would be hard to tour together otherwise.
1968 Cougar - Dan Gurney Special, Polar White/Black Decor, 302 J-code, PS, PB, AC, AM/FM

1969 Cougar - XR7 Convertible, Dark Aqua/White, 390 S-Code, 4 Speed, PS, PB, PW, AM-8 Track

1970 Cougar - Std Coupe, Augusta Green, Med Green Comfort Weave Decor, 429-4V, TKO 5-SP, PS, PB, AC, AM/FM

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Post by 68gurney » 30 Dec 2018, 11:02

Information released:

2019 Tour d’ Orange is back at Redhill & Fischer Ave. in Costa Mesa.
Car staging begins at 6:30 a.m.
The Band begins at 7:00 a.m.
Map distribution at 8:45 a.m.
Start Tour at 9:00 a.m.
See you there!
1968 Cougar - Dan Gurney Special, Polar White/Black Decor, 302 J-code, PS, PB, AC, AM/FM

1969 Cougar - XR7 Convertible, Dark Aqua/White, 390 S-Code, 4 Speed, PS, PB, PW, AM-8 Track

1970 Cougar - Std Coupe, Augusta Green, Med Green Comfort Weave Decor, 429-4V, TKO 5-SP, PS, PB, AC, AM/FM

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Post by 93RGTE » 01 Jan 2019, 18:09

Hey - That was fun!!! Nice hanging with you!
For 2019/50th, I think we averaged 4 '69 Cougars! There were 2 actual 69s, plus a 70 and a 68!
L-R: Ted, Gary, Mike, Zoli.

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Post by 93RGTE » 04 May 2019, 19:04

SoCal Cougar Club Show coming up two weeks from today, Saturday, May 18.
Registration here:
http://www.socalcougarclub.com

Click on "Online Registration"

Always a good time with great cars and great folks!
Gary

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 04 May 2019, 23:24

Indeed! Took mine to work a few days this week. Cars & Coffee today. Funny how quick a tank of gas goes, LOL!
Mike B.
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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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Post by 93RGTE » 17 May 2019, 09:40

Reminder and Last Call:
SoCal Cougar Club Show is tomorrow!!!!
See above for info.
See you there!
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Post by 93RGTE » 19 May 2019, 17:15

Thanks to Mike Brown and his Band of Renowned for putting on another great show yesterday.
Great to see lots of Cougar folk, Cougars and some Shelbys for our farewell to Larry Quay.
We had 6 GT-Es and an original-owner 289 Cobra with its original owner!
I shot mostly film yesterday, but here is one severely downsized digital pic from the gathering.
Gary

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