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« Reply #30 on: March 16, 2018, 06:32:35 PM »
They were planned for production and used on the early G's, but then recalled due to manufacturing flaws and leaks and replaced with regular chrome '68 Cougar Styled Steel Wheels.

My G came with them and I have a set which I am going to restore.

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« Reply #31 on: March 16, 2018, 07:22:58 PM »
A Dear John letter no less.

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« Reply #32 on: March 19, 2018, 08:13:52 AM »
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These cars are meant to be driven, so enjoy the hell out of all of it. Not just the look of it when its all clean. Carroll Shelby

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« Reply #33 on: March 19, 2018, 10:37:52 PM »

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« Reply #34 on: March 22, 2018, 08:00:07 AM »
groovy baby!
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« Reply #35 on: March 25, 2018, 08:58:24 AM »
Ford goes all out
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« Reply #36 on: March 25, 2018, 09:34:56 AM »
They were planned for production and used on the early G's, but then recalled due to manufacturing flaws and leaks and replaced with regular chrome '68 Cougar Styled Steel Wheels.

My G came with them and I have a set which I am going to restore.

- Phillip



Interesting reading in the AO smith letter. Those Radar wheels sound like they were poorly engineered or manufactured.
Something you would only use for display purposes, never to be driven on. Thanks for sharing the letter Philip

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« Reply #37 on: March 25, 2018, 10:11:51 AM »
Econolines on sale today!
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« Reply #38 on: March 25, 2018, 01:57:51 PM »
Richstang - yes, the Raders have an interesting history, starting with Mickey Thompson, that I won't go into here. Though mine were in use on a vehicle until recently, I wouldn't use them for any extended/highway speed trips.

Here is an add that always makes me wish I had a "wayback" machine.

Scanned and cleaned up by me from my private collection.

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« Reply #39 on: March 25, 2018, 02:37:06 PM »
I'm sure most of us would love to have a crack at all those parts an bargain basement prices.
The "COUGAR" lettered valve covers & oil pan must be highly sought after these days.

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« Reply #40 on: March 25, 2018, 03:41:03 PM »
Yeah, they obviously only made a handful of those "COUGAR" oil pans.

Love this ad too - perhaps Gurney had them use a Cougar as a jab at Ford for not running his heads on the TA Cougars like he wanted to.

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« Reply #41 on: March 25, 2018, 03:45:48 PM »
I'm sure most of us would love to have a crack at all those parts an bargain basement prices.
The "COUGAR" lettered valve covers & oil pan must be highly sought after these days.
If you had bought ten of each, where would you have stored them for fifty years?
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« Reply #42 on: March 25, 2018, 05:11:31 PM »
Where I stored everything else - mom's house!

That stuff wouldn't take up much room -

I honestly don't think they even cast 10 of those oil pans.

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« Reply #43 on: March 25, 2018, 05:35:30 PM »
While I'm on a roll here -

Very classy Castrol ad with wonderful Cobra artwork.

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« Reply #44 on: March 26, 2018, 01:29:24 AM »
Richstang - yes, the Raders have an interesting history, starting with Mickey Thompson, that I won't go into here. Though mine were in use on a vehicle until recently, I wouldn't use them for any extended/highway speed trips.

Here is an add that always makes me wish I had a "wayback" machine.

Scanned and cleaned up by me from my private collection.

- Phillip.      The BIG question;Anyone got a can of the Cobra M.P? 8)