Cougar added to my Ford collection.

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Sunliner58
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Cougar added to my Ford collection.

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Post by Sunliner58 » 01 May 2019, 00:20

I thought I had all the cars I wanted. When I retired I started looking for cars I had always admired. The first one I found was a 1957 Thunderbird and then I came across a 1959 Skyliner and I was on my way. Right after the '59 I discovered a pristine 1958 Sunliner which I just had to have. Then in some kind of order I bought a '63 Galaxie XL, 1964 Thunderbird, 1971 Thunderbird and a 1973 Mark IV. So, plenty of cars to work on and have fun with - right? Well, maybe not. After the buying frenzy I quit looking for something to acquire for 2 or 3 years and then I went to a car show. The guy parked next to my '58 said he was having to sell his cars and had a Cougar he wanted to sell. I thought I had all I wanted but then he sent me photos of a 1972 XR7 "Q" Code convertible that was always garaged and still in it's original paint and he priced it extremely reasonably. Okay, long story shortened - my Fords now have a cousin living with them.

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Post by badcatt » 01 May 2019, 00:27

Welcome. A 72 Q code vert is a nice car. When you can, post pictures of your collection. I love them all.
Neal Jacobson.
1970 XR-7 White "Ginger"
1970 XR-7 Convertible Blue For Sale.
1971 XR-7 Bright Blue with Blue "Up Beat" interior For Sale.
1970 Standard 428CJ Competition Yellow The New Money Pit.
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Post by Gyrhead » 06 May 2019, 13:00

You'll love owning it. They are fantastic drivers and distinctively styled.

Congrats on the new addition.
1971 Cougar XR-7 Convertible 351C 4V, 4 speed (medium well done 😥)
1970 Torino Cobra J-Code 429CJ Shaker 4 Speed -1 of 22 black/red
2016 Mustang GT350 Chassis #2710
1988 Mustang 5.0 LX Coupe
2002 Porsche 911 3.6 Carrera
2017 Honda Civic Si
2017 VW Jetta GLI
2013 VW GTI (Unitronic Stage 1+ tune 260 HP / 295 ft/lbs - second fastest car in the fleet)

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