Wow, Up beat Cloth and vinyl 100% original paint 71 XR7

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Wow, Up beat Cloth and vinyl 100% original paint 71 XR7

Post by badcatt » 15 Aug 2015, 19:58

I saw this Cougar for sale on a obscure Facebook Buy and sell page for my local area. What a find. Very little rust. 100% original paint Bright blue poly metallic paint and I think it will polish up nicely. Blue Up Beat cloth and vinyl interior. It is powered by a 351C 2V with a C6. Interval wipers Sports console Disc brakes and power steering. It went in to storage in 1993, the last time it was registered. It has not been run for all those years, So I will be replacing the gas tank and line, Rebuild the brakes and repair several things.

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It still has it's original plates and dealer trim rings. Also has 2 service cards, nice owners manual and a lot of receipts.

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That hitch will have to go so I can get the gas tank out.

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Not perfect but very nice, including the matching floor mats.

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A AM Radio...

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Just look at that, You don't see to many this nice.

Any thoughts on what she might be worth when I get her running? I'll have her home Monday. I'll be posting more here as I work on it.
Neal Jacobson.
1970 XR-7 White "Ginger"
1970 XR-7 Convertible Blue
1971 XR-7 Bright Blue with Blue "Up Beat" interior
1970 Standard 428CJ Competition Yellow The New Money Pit.
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Re: Wow, Up beat Cloth and vinyl 100% original pain 71 XR7

Post by Royce » 16 Aug 2015, 08:49

The floor mats would be hard to replace! How many miles on this little jewel?
1968 GT-E XR-7 W code 427 Augusta Green / Saddle
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Re: Wow, Up beat Cloth and vinyl 100% original pain 71 XR7

Post by badcatt » 16 Aug 2015, 09:57

Under 100K. I forgot to wright it down. It will not be home until tomorrow afternoon.
Neal Jacobson.
1970 XR-7 White "Ginger"
1970 XR-7 Convertible Blue
1971 XR-7 Bright Blue with Blue "Up Beat" interior
1970 Standard 428CJ Competition Yellow The New Money Pit.
See ya on the hiways,
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Re: Wow, Up beat Cloth and vinyl 100% original pain 71 XR7

Post by blaineja » 16 Aug 2015, 10:18

I've always liked the 71 Models. Nice Find.
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Re: Wow, Up beat Cloth and vinyl 100% original pain 71 XR7

Post by 1967 S Code » 16 Aug 2015, 13:24

That is a nice find. I like the color combo. The upbeat cloth/vinyl looks awesome. I don't think I've ever seen that type of interior before. That Cougar would be a cool daily driver.
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Re: Wow, Up beat Cloth and vinyl 100% original pain 71 XR7

Post by mo2872 » 17 Aug 2015, 08:30

Neat score, indeed! Well done!
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Re: Wow, Up beat Cloth and vinyl 100% original pain 71 XR7

Post by Yorgle » 17 Aug 2015, 10:45

That will make a great show car just as it sits. Nice find.
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Re: Wow, Up beat Cloth and vinyl 100% original pain 71 XR7

Post by Don Rush » 17 Aug 2015, 11:26

Insurance value, $15k. If you part it out, $15k (of course nobody would, just saying...) If you sell it on ebay $7500. GORGEOUS!

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Post by badcatt » 17 Aug 2015, 21:36

I got the car home this afternoon. Placed an order for a new gas tank and related items. Then gave it a washing. It is going to take some work to get it cleaned up. But not as bad as some I have worked on. I did some looking under the hood. It will need new belts. Both are Autolite belts and the P/S belt has a D0OE part number on it. Oh it has 95,680 miles on it.
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I am impressed with the condition of items that are usually trashed. Forgive the perspective here. But when was the last time you saw an original 70/73 steering wheel running cat this nice?
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And the ash tray, Not perfect but it looks like it was never used.(I like that)
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And I got this today,
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Here she is sitting in my yard. Waiting for me to wash her.
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Tomorrow I'll be digging a little deeper in to see what I find. I plan to get her in to the shop by Friday. I don't think I'll have her on the road for a few weeks. I have a lot going on and need to catch up on a few obligations. And get the convertible running so I can put this on the lift.
Neal Jacobson.
1970 XR-7 White "Ginger"
1970 XR-7 Convertible Blue
1971 XR-7 Bright Blue with Blue "Up Beat" interior
1970 Standard 428CJ Competition Yellow The New Money Pit.
See ya on the hiways,
The political and commercial morals of the United States are not merely food for laughter,
they are an entire banquet
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- Mark Twain -

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Re: Wow, Up beat Cloth and vinyl 100% original pain 71 XR7

Post by BossElim69 » 18 Aug 2015, 07:36

That looks like a nice Cougar. I like the color combination.
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