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69 Mercury Cougar

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  • Member since
    September 2008
  • From: Lead City South Australia
69 Mercury Cougar
Posted by freakshow on Monday, June 1, 2020 11:43 AM

Found the kit to be a bit average so built it curbside in my favourite style.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lead City Customs

Lead City Performance

  • Member since
    December 2004
  • From: West Bloomfield, MI
Posted by steveracer on Monday, June 1, 2020 9:13 PM

Ya know that's pretty cool.  Quite different and the black looks nice on that "Mustang with Lock Washers".

That year was so interesting that Mercury went with that Buick Puke Line on the bodyside.  And on the Eliminator performance version they played it down with the stripes.  I really liked that body style, thanks for sharing and doing a build that I personally wouldn't even think of, and pulling it off real well.  

And it is so much cheaper than a full scale real car!!!!

steelies, dog dishes and poker chips

  • Member since
    January 2005
  • From: sunny Sydney, Australia
Posted by nottheband on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:04 AM

Probably the coolest looking Cougar I've seen.  Cheers.

Steve

  • Member since
    December 2005
  • From: Upstate New York
Posted by spencer1984 on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:51 AM
Very clean work, that looks fantastic!
  • Member since
    December 2003
  • From: Nova Scotia
Posted by Bainford on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:16 AM

I must say, that looks much better than I thought it would. The black paint looks great. Very cool!

"It would be unusual, if the unusual didn't occur."

- Steamboat Gariepy

Trevor

  • Member since
    May 2020
  • From: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posted by FJSigma on Friday, July 3, 2020 4:52 PM

Another really nice car you built! An amazing job with a very difficult color...

Going slooooow from Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Member since
    December 2019
Posted by amt68 on Friday, July 3, 2020 6:27 PM

Super clean build. I like the blackwashed grill. 

  • Member since
    November 2004
  • From: Northern California
Posted by kevracer on Saturday, July 4, 2020 4:45 PM

That's a very cool take on a Cougar. I'm building the AMT CJ428 version now, but it will be stock. 

 

Kevin 

Kevin Triplett

Walnut Creek CA

 

  • Member since
    June 2005
  • From: FRANCE
Posted by ford fan on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:10 AM

Being a die-hard Cougar fan, I have built loads of these big cats (XR7, Eliminator, CJ428...) & I can tell you that yours is fantastic & so unusual in its style. Congrats !

My next one may be the Super Cat, which shouldn't be too complicated since it is relatively close to a factory stock car.

 

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