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mustangs68
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From: Hampton Va MCA#39406 M&M #12 Member Mustang Club of Tidewater
Registered: May 99

posted 08-01-2005 06:49 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for mustangs68        Reply w/Quote
Gang,
I received a very nice e-mail from a Gentleman who sent me info on a '68 Dealer Special Mustang"

He was looking for info on the following (see below) when he ran across the 68 info.
Can we help him in his search for more information on the Cougar 500's

Thanks Sam

I still hope to find something out about a short run of 1968 Mercury
Cougars called Cougar 500s (that's why I was researching ads in the
Washington Post microfilms). According to a Cougar expert, 16 White 428 CJ
[R-code] Cougars were built in succession, with 6 going to the Atlanta
(DSO 21) region and 10 going to the Washington, D.C. (DSO 17) region.
They were all built in May, 1968.

Barry

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kwazykat
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Posts: 8279
From: ...a wonderful place to be.... orange county... NC!!!! M&M member #92 .... a blue-oval GRRL-deluxe.....
Registered: Jun 99

posted 08-09-2005 08:35 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for kwazykat        Reply w/Quote
the best place is to check with the cougar registry:

http://www.cougarclub.org/database.shtml


also, this site is excellent for asking for info:

http://www.mercurycougar.net/forums/index.php

keep us posted.... sounds interesting....

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60 falcon wagon... the "next project"
62 fairlane 500 sports coupe, she will be my street-legal-drag-racing-machine one of these days!!(CHIKCOOP)
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66 fairlane 500 4-door (waiting to be dismantled and parted out)
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67 cougar: dan gurney special (KWAZYKAT)
69 cougar standard convertible (COUGRRRL)

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65whiteFastback
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From: Indian Mound, TN
Registered: Mar 2006

posted 03-06-2006 09:45 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 65whiteFastback        Reply w/Quote
I saw a cougar in a salvage yard today that had "cougar 500" on it wonder if it was one of them or a clone maybe worth a closer look? and Atlanta isn't that far away

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