VIEWER PHOTOS - 1986

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Zach's 1986 Cougar XR7


(Photo 1)

Owner *: Zach
Model *: Cougar XR7
Engine *: 2.3L I4 turbo (140cid)
Transmission *: T5 5-speed Manual
Year Purchased: 2006
State/Province: West Virginia
Country: US
Information:

Build date: Fall, 1985
Build location: Lorain, Ohio
Build sequence: 25,419
Color: Medium Regatta Blue Clearcoat Metallic/Dark Charcoal
Mileage: 141,000


I've owned the car for nearly nine months now. In that time I have upgraded to an '88 computer, intercooler, injectors and VAM. I have also "restored" the interior, added some important gauges, and replaced more parts than I can count - inside and out. The car also has a rebuilt head and cooling system. Next plans include paint, exhaust, and restored factory wheels. All modifications to this car will be subtle and tasteful. The car is already cool enough.

Options:

  • Leather
  • Vent Windows
  • T-5 Transmission
  • AC
For what it's worth, it's a fairly options-stripped car; yet, it's very oddly optioned. It has dual manual seats with leather surfaces!




(Photo 2)
Future Plans:
Make Karl regret selling it.