XR7G 4 Speed Pictures of Shifter

There were only 619 XR7-Gs built. They were built along side the Shelby Mustang, and were available with every engine and transmission offered in 1968, (except the 427). This was the first Cougar to be a part of the Hertz Rent a Racer program. If you have any information about these rare cats, this is the place to share. The XR7-G registry is maintained by Royce Peterson.
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Re: XR7G 4 Speed Pictures of Shifter

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Those knobs were sold in the checkout line at auto part stores in the 1970's. They had matching Cougar key fobs and other items too.

1967 S Code wrote:
01 Mar 2019, 17:34
Thanks for the pictures Bill. I have a vintage Amco Cougar shifter ball that I’m planning to use. The only issue is that it’s a fine thread and my T5 is a course thread.
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I do like the walnut knob so I may turn one on my lathe and make my own Cougar insert later in my project.

Steven
1968 GT-E XR-7 W code 427 Augusta Green / Saddle
1968 XR-7 R code 428CJ Ram Air Red / Black
1910 Model T Ford Touring Red / Black
1914 Model T Touring Maroon / Black
1915 Model T Ford Touring Black / Black
1917 Model T Ford Torpedo Runabout Green / Black
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