December 2012 Ride of the Month: John B's '70 CJ Eliminator

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Re: December 2012 Ride of the Month: John B's '70 CJ Elimina

Post by Blitz » 04 Dec 2012, 12:15

Such an awesome car. Thanks for the pics and story John. I was there at the Prowl when you unveiled the car and couldn't believe the quality of the restoration. It really is a perfect car, or as close to perfect as a car can ever be. Congrats on a well-deserved ROTM.

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Re: December 2012 Ride of the Month: John B's '70 CJ Elimina

Post by 1967 S Code » 04 Dec 2012, 12:49

Congratulations John on winning ride of the month for December. Your Eliminator is one beautiful Cougar. Thanks for sharing you story.
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Re: December 2012 Ride of the Month: John B's '70 CJ Elimina

Post by Prorallye » 04 Dec 2012, 13:04

What a great car John. Just beautiful. Congrats!

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Re: December 2012 Ride of the Month: John B's '70 CJ Elimina

Post by snafu » 04 Dec 2012, 13:06

Beautiful Cougar! Congratulations.
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Re: December 2012 Ride of the Month: John B's '70 CJ Elimina

Post by 70EliminatorGirl » 04 Dec 2012, 13:10

What a beautiful Cat! Congrats!
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Re: December 2012 Ride of the Month: John B's '70 CJ Elimina

Post by 67BlueXR7 » 04 Dec 2012, 13:22

Wow, I think it's better than brand new! Congratulations John :ylsuper: :ylsuper:
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Re: December 2012 Ride of the Month: John B's '70 CJ Elimina

Post by R Code » 04 Dec 2012, 13:42

drcougar wrote:...The bottom is painted slop gray just like it was from the factory....
Congrats again John. Nice to see another concours restored Dearborn car (besides my own) wearing slop grey primer underneath! :beerchug:

Too many guys are quick to pull the trigger on the red oxide... :poke:
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Re: December 2012 Ride of the Month: John B's '70 CJ Elimina

Post by BossElim69 » 04 Dec 2012, 14:08

Congrats, two Cougar you have restored made ride of the month (Cougar one).
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69 XR7 428CJ 4spd
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Re: December 2012 Ride of the Month: John B's '70 CJ Elimina

Post by Al Bundy » 04 Dec 2012, 16:02

John if I can interrupt programing for just a minute, could you give us the details on the plastic media?
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Re: December 2012 Ride of the Month: John B's '70 CJ Elimina

Post by zman » 04 Dec 2012, 16:57

An exceptional car. Congrats John.
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