Grandpa's 69 Cougar

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Grandpa's 69 Cougar

Post by Jeemmons@gmail.com » 28 Jan 2017, 18:32

Hope the pictures come through. This was my grandfathers cougar, it is in great shape overall. I recently inherited the car and I plan on leaving it alone, simply maintaining/repairing to original state.
The first thing I would like to address are the tears on the bottom side of the convertible top...
Any resources, recommendations or ideas are greatly appreciated. Thank you for looking...
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Re: Grandpa's 69 Cougar

Post by Jeemmons@gmail.com » 28 Jan 2017, 18:34

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Re: Grandpa's 69 Cougar

Post by SPLINEHEAD » 28 Jan 2017, 19:28

Mighty fine. What color code is that? My first cougar was that color. Congrats!

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Re: Grandpa's 69 Cougar

Post by Gyrhead » 28 Jan 2017, 19:40

That's a mighty fine Cougar, and looks to be a very original and honest car. Congratulations- you don't often come across cars this nice.
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Re: Grandpa's 69 Cougar

Post by Gyrhead » 28 Jan 2017, 19:41

SPLINEHEAD wrote:
28 Jan 2017, 19:28
Mighty fine. What color code is that? My first cougar was that color. Congrats!

Medium Gold Metallic is the color.
1971 Cougar XR-7 Convertible 351C 4V, 4 speed (medium well done 😥)
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1988 Mustang 5.0 LX Coupe
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Re: Grandpa's 69 Cougar

Post by 1967 S Code » 29 Jan 2017, 13:46

That's a nice looking Cougar. I like me your idea of leaving it alone and just maintaining it. Something that looks that stock/period correct is awesome.
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1967 Standard
Dan Gurney Special

6.5 Litre, Black / Black, AC Whisperaire, Am/FM, Sports Console,
Front and Rear Bumper Guards, Clock

1968 XR7-G
302 4V, Lime Frost / Black Leather, AM/FM, Black Vinyl, Tilt-A-Way
Heavy Duty Suspension, Power Disc Brakes, Rader Wheels


1968 XR7-G Hertz
390 4V, Black Cherry/ Dark Red Leather, Black Vinyl, Sunroof, Tilt-A-Way,
Cruise, Rear Defrost, AC Whisperaire


1968 Convertible Conversion "Top Cat"
Standard, 302 4V, XR7G Console, XR7G Front Valance

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Re: Grandpa's 69 Cougar

Post by 1969eliminator » 29 Jan 2017, 17:27

Very nice indeed!!
Well, I'm a grampa too and have already told the kids my '69 E is theirs. Hope they'll appreciate it.
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Re: Grandpa's 69 Cougar

Post by Local Hero » 29 Jan 2017, 21:08

Good going! Mine was my grandfather's car as well.
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Re: Grandpa's 69 Cougar

Post by DeadStang » 29 Jan 2017, 21:14

I like it a lot!!!

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Re: Grandpa's 69 Cougar

Post by CougaDan70 » 29 Jan 2017, 22:14

Your GrandPa left you a very nice car that I am sure he has been taken care of and I like your idea to do the same. I think tears can not be fixed and new top may be the only way when it gets too bad. I tried to slow them down on mine with tape of the assorted color and it does, but that is ugly.
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