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Stephan H. (monkey_cb)

69 Mercury Cougar Eliminator

The pinnacle of american car design (if someone asks me 😉 )

Build this beauty maybe 10ish years ago with the following additions:
- 3rd party wheels
- selfmade exhaust system from brass tube and kit mufflers
- engine wired (not completely)

Fit was horrible, especially chassis to body. I got the kit not in the best condition and I could not save the stripe decals. Only the "eleminator" label was useable.

If I had to reduce my model car collection to one piece - this cougar would survive!


Mathijs Beenhakker
Nice Rims...do they come with the kit
24 August 2020, 23:02
Dominik Weitzer
while it is Fitting horrible, it came out very good. some paint dots on the sidemarker perhaps😉
25 August 2020, 05:49
Stephan H.
@Mathijs: No the rims are aftermarked. I believe it was Aoshima but not sure.
@Dominik: Good point about the sidemarker. I should have sanded them away for a cleaner shape 😛 I will not touch it right now.
26 August 2020, 11:02
Bill Newcomer
Very nice indeed.
29 August 2020, 02:23
Rafael Lang
Perfect fit and AMT kits are two things what you can't have together in the same box! but you make a great job here!
20 March 2021, 05:11
Nigel Chapman
Very nice. I like your exhaust mods. Would like to have go myself
20 March 2021, 08:09
István Szücs
What a great building- so shiny, so yellow!
20 March 2021, 20:51
Stephan H.
THX mates. Shine came from Tamiya gloss clear (spray can), but it has orange peel (see pic #6). Today I would polish it, but back than I was happy with the result.
12 April 2021, 12:38


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1:25 1969 Cougar Eliminator (AMT/ERTL 6960)

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